Alibi Volume 27, Number 23
June 7, 2018
Education, activism and MPower
Weekly Alibi sat down with MPower’s HIV Programs Managers Josh Garcia and Jax Sugars, as well as HIV Prevention Educator Xian Bass, to find out how their program supports local youth, as well as how activism still plays a roll in the civil rights struggle faced by LGBTQ citizens here in Albuquerque.
The general election approaches
As the 2018 midterm elections come into view, so should voters come into action.
Council focuses on quality of life
The city council takes the long view on golf, bicycle lanes and ICE in Burque.
with the Greyhound Adoption League of New Mexico
The New Mexico Chapter of the Greyhound Adoption League of Texas (GALT-NM) is participating in the Great Global Greyhound Walk (GGGW) on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Hyder Park in Albuquerque. The public is invited to attend to Meet the Greyhounds!
Many issues continue to plague ART; APS to ask PED for funds to help Hawthorn Elementary school "champion choice”; Gavin Clarkson sues NMSU over firing.
Funny because 4,100 gallstones happens to someone else.
Riding with the parade
Photos from Albuquerque’s Pride Parade, 2018
An interview with writer-director Ari Aster
We interview Hereditary's writer and director, Ari Aster.
Get out to the Albuquerque Film & Music Experience or go to Gallup to participate in a 66 Hour Digital Shootout.
Low-effort seasonal-timeslot-filler sci-fi drama “Reverie" is less like a TV version of The Matrix and more like a computerized remake of “Fantasy Island.”
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Rise like Olympus above el valle
We’re all going to sleep, drinking from a dirty brown jug and banging our heads to Ufomammut—after listening to Weezer.
August March listens to new releases by Eric Lisausky and Theo Rego
New public art project honors and illuminates the history of Mountain Road
Julianna Kirwin was inspired by Mountain Road's history and architecture to develop History of the Neighborhood through the Eyes of Contemporary Artists.
Vanesa Coloma's homage to a golden age kicks off Flamenco Festival
We interview Vanesa Coloma, who kicks off Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque with her company's performance of the expansive work Flamenklórica.
Go to REZARTX, a celebration of Indigenous arts and Red Planet's first anniversary; enjoy Shakespeare on the Rail during your commute.
Downtown Albuquerque 06-01-2018
Photos of recent Artwalk Downtown Albquerque
Jessica O’Brien makes weekly cocktail masterpieces at Sister
Weekly Alibi met up with Jessica O’Brien to chat about her creative process and the critical recognition she’s gotten for her drinks.
A memoir of a (profitable) organic farm
In The New Farm, Brent Preston gives his account of moving out to the country to start a farm, doing it successfully and creating a model that could help countless other small farmers build their business.
Jessica O’Brien’s monsoon season cocktail
After the Rain came from the Jayo’s Cocktail Pop-Up on May 21, when we got our first monsoon of the season.
Marijuana rides a wave to the mainstream
The cannabis industry is riding a tremendous wave that rolls onward and swells upward, propelled forward by the remarkable successes of those states brave enough to start the ripple. The benefits universally reaped in legalized states are forcing even the most stubborn skeptics of legalization to reconsider their stance in the face of what has become a true force of nature.
Poll: New Mexicans in favor of cannabis legalization
63% of New Mexicans favor cannabis legalization, more studies confirm cannabis curbs opioid dependence and employers are dropping the practice of drug testing applicants for cannabis.