Alibi Volume 27, Number 25
June 21, 2018
From June 20 to 27, try these burger specials all over town
June 20 to 27 is Burque Burger Week. Restaurants are each whipping up a special burger to showcase their culinary ingenuity and their best ingredients.
News & Opinion
Vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle
Weekly Alibi met with Ingrid Ordoñez and NM Dream Team Communications Director Flaviano Graciano to get a better idea of what is happening in Tornillo.
City, county and state officials announce a multi-agency Regional Traffic Management Center; radioactive contamination found at LANL; JoHanna Cox drops out of Secretary of State race.
Council also approves union agreements, recognizes volunteers
New golf digs, union pay agreements and the official appointment of a top cop held the attention of the Albuquerque City Council.
Funny because a stay at Hotel Influenza happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Genre-bending crime thriller incorporates documentary techniques in its true(?)-life narrative
American Animals intercuts interview footage of the real-life people behind the story with scripted scenes of the actors portraying them, but subverts the docudrama trappings.
Get coaching and filming on your monologue, learn how to take advantage of the state’s filmmaking tax credit system and hear a talk about the pitfalls and importance of modern-day 24/7 media coverage after watching Ace in the Hole.
Tidbits from around the dial
Showtime to get its very first late-night talk show; GLOW rebooted as WOW; “Lucifer” goes to Netflix; Jordan Klepper changes shows.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
In conversation with Ashes of Jupiter
Weekly Alibi talks with Albuquerque's Ashes of Jupiter about heavy metal, Southern rock and science fiction.
We listen to new recordings by Euth Group, Spicy Bois and Golconda.
Arts & Lit
New Visiting Curator Series kicks off with a visit from renowned artist and curator
Before his visit, Julio César Morales took the time to discuss his work as an artist and curator, how art can work in the community and the importance of “supporting artists working in 'off center' locations such as Albuquerque."
Theatre on the Farm brings great mise en scène to the North Valley
Have dinner at Farm & Table and then enjoy Freak Show Baby, a piece that dives into the wacky story of Coney Island sideshow “freaks” and premature babies in incubators.
This week: Poetry for a Cause, Short Story-A-Thon, Murder Rides Again! and a nu shibori workshop.
Devon’s Pop Smoke is a great night out
If you’re after a relaxed dinner out with a pleasant atmosphere and wood smoke as primary seasoning, Devon’s has got your number.
It’s not just fake meat anymore, kids
The spectrum of what qualifies as a veggie burger is wider than the spectrum of made-from-cows burgers, so there’s a bigger culinary landscape to explore for those willing to depart from meat.
There’s a lot going on in the Albuquerque food scene this week (not least of which is the Alibi’s own inaugural Burque Burger Week) but when you’re not busy digging into burgers, we recommend checking out a few of these other culinary events.
A dalliance with Cannaceutics
A sensual hit of Forbidden Fruit puts Joshua Lee into a comforting state; Purple Widow gives him a giggly sense of well-being coupled with a sharp tongue.