Alibi Volume 27, Number 17
April 26, 2018
Our readers flaunt their faves
Here are Alibi’s 2018 Best of Burque winners in a wide variety of areas—from Night Life to Arts to Services to Cannabis. Our editorial staff has jumped in as well, spilling details on each “Best Of” winner. And if you don’t agree with what your fellow Alibi readers chose, be sure and vote for your favorites next year!
All the bests for residents: politics, money, media, romance and others.
The most economically stimulating bests of Albuquerque's merchant class, including book stores, games, clothing, flowers, guns and more.
The Best of Burque's highly trained professionals and fabulous establishments, including auto dealers, IT, spas, credit unions, hospitals and many others.
Best place to board your pet; best non-profit, rescuers, clinics and supplies.
News & Opinion
Weekly Alibi endorses Davis for District 1
Weekly Alibi met with Candidate Davis last week to discuss his run for US House of Representatives District 1.
New Mexico high schools to participate in a new program to increase graduation rates and student performance; Democratic Party of New Mexico elected Marg Elliston as chairwoman; Officials with the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant claim the facility is working at a “new normal” for the first time since it reopened last year.
Funny because exploding ants happen to someone else.
Film & TV
Art house action flick and its main character both feel bad
You Were Never Really Here enters the genre of cathartically violent shoot-’em-up story of emotionally wounded assassins and their doomed betrayers/targets but fails to provide an overall logic to the bloody proceedings.
Go to Living in the Story, Taos Film Day: New Mexico Voices or the Albu-CRAZY Film Fest Fundraiser.
“Muppet Babies” on Disney Junior
Cute, simple-minded and upbeat to a fault, the new “Muppet Babies” is clearly aimed at very young kids. Grown ups may be tempted but they aren’t likely to stick around for long.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
There will be concerts, of course
Here’s a look at the best shows readers can hope to see and hear in this town during the heady, heady week of BoB.
The world, through Money-colored lenses
At the end of the day Eddie Money is and remains just who he says he is. Honest to a fault, hardworking, damn funny, musically literate and possessed of the kind of spirit that one doesn’t get from striking a deal with the devil, but rather from outrunning the bastard. Eddie Money rocks.
Arts & Lit
A legacy of creativity is illustrated in Three Generations
Tammy Garcia's works on canvas are inspired by the pottery she and her family have been making for generations.
The adult students at Gordon Bernell share their personal narratives in Telling Stories
For seven years Gordon Bernell Charter School has produced an art show to show their adult students' perspectives. This time around the show is called Telling Stories, and many students in this exhibition have used their tattoos and scars as an avenue to share their histories.
Go to Arrows on Point or Sonder, celebrate Independent Bookstore Day and learn at Coffee + Creatives.
Pack light but nutritionally dense food while camping
Whether you’re car camping or backpacking, there are three different kinds of food you should bring on your trip: food for cooking over a campfire, food for cooking on a camp stove and food that’s ready-to-eat.
Prices notwithstanding, Salt and Board’s food and drink is excellent
If you love good food and drink, Salt and Board has both in spades, the star of the show being the charcuterie board featuring three cured meats and three cheeses.
Best places to eat on the drive down south
If you have a road trip to southern Texas, here are a few places where you might want to eat along the way.
The sweetest leaf at Everest Apothecary
Joshua Lee relaxes his back and arm muscles with King Louis the XIII x Copper Chem and Candyland lifts a previously unnoticed pressure.