Alibi Volume 27, Number 19
May 10, 2018
Hit the road or stay at home, it’s all fun in the sun
It's time to start planning out all that summer fun you’ll be having—festivals, concerts, conventions, art tours, fishing tournaments and more.
Anatomy of an Alibi cover
The incredible cover for v27 i18 was created by our resident graphic designer, Corey Yazzie. When asked what his creative process is, Corey explained, "I'm trying to join dream imagery with ordinary waking moments. I like to use something funny and unexpected to draw the viewer into a hidden world that lives everywhere all the time."
Council examines civic issues
Dignity in death, landing spots for hot air balloons and nurturing a bioscience community were the some of the hot topics at the Albuquerque City Council meeting.
Three Dem candidates fight the good fight
Here’s a roundup of the Democratic candidates and highlights of their assorted platforms for the office of governor of the state of New Mexico.
Temporary restraining order filed against the MVD over denied driver's licenses and state IDs; proposed PED teacher preparation rule opposed.
Funny because being attacked by a bear, a rattlesnake and a shark happens to someone else.
The readers write about Alzheimer’s, Deb Haaland and ART's lack of funding.
An interview with the writer-director and the star of The Rider
How does a Chinese filmmaker living in Denver end up having a mutualistic symbiotic relationship with a South Dakota cowboy?
“Aggretsuko” on Netflix
Even if you don’t know your Cinnamoroll from your Pompompurin, “Aggretsuko” is worth a look, ranking as one of the best workplace sitcoms on TV right now, animated or otherwise.
Among several chances to see student films, you can also see one about how to become a "normal person." There's also an informal monthly lunch meeting for film and media professionals.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
of live music en el Burque
This week, check out some heavy metal, indie folk and Pulitzer Prize-winning hip-hop. (No, seriously.)
We review new music from Zoltan and the Fortune Tellers and Self Neglect.
Vitrine brings new conceptual works to Downtown
Three interdisciplinary artists have made space for themselves and others by renting a tiny commercial space and using it as a noncommercial gallery and more.
Erin Galvez explores the meaning of the materials in It's Hard to Say
Erin Galvez makes sculptural pieces of scavenged, thrifted and otherwise reclaimed materials.
Attend a writing workshop & poetry slam, meet Gloria Casale, explore language in all its complexity and see & buy the works of native artists.
Brixens makes fine drinks and casual fare for out-of-towners
Brixens is one part dressed-up sports bar and one part standard American casual restaurant.
A horse trailer sake bar in a small Texas town. Of course.
Robin Babb didn't know what sort of late night dining she was expecting to find in Alpine, Texas, but she certainly wasn’t expecting a Japanese fusion food truck with horse trailer sake bar.
Report on the food options at the ABQ Ren Faire
Ace food journalist Natalie Kossar went to the Albuquerque Renaissance Faire to sample the different food stalls there and tell us what’s good.
Candidates flaky on legal cannabis
Every gubernatorial candidate but Apodaca seems to have trouble perusing the growing body of research and data pertaining to the positive effects cannabis has had on the states where it's legal, but the constant refrain of “need more research” means they must be missing a few studies here and there.