Alibi Volume 27, Number 32
August 9, 2018
News & Opinion
Topgolf vote at top of the agenda
After a month-long break, Albuquerque City Councilors got back to spreading around millions of dollars, tackling the opioid giants and supporting our local passenger train.
Dry conditions persist across N.M.
Breaking the drought requires more than a handful of rainstorms—even big storms. And grappling with its impacts means policymakers should listen to scientists and constituents, ranging from farmers to city-dwellers.
APS Superintendent say Hawthorne Elementary will not be closing, despite threats made by the Public Education Department; a study on the effects of the world’s first atomic bomb test on N.M. residents is coming; the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association reports the state's rig count has reached an all-time high.
Funny because mysterious road foam happens to someone else.
Readers writes about the hospitality industry, going to Hell and flood damage.
Film & TV
Wait 20 minutes after eating to view this movie
The Meg is nature disaster monster movie fare at its biggest, loudest and silliest.
See American Girls: A Dominican Story, the Madrid Film Festival, “Better Call Saul” over a pint and “Afrofuturism.”
Yes, I said DOGTV
If you think your TV choices are lame, just imagine what a Shiba Inu thinks of today’s primetime selections.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Concerts can’t, won’t and don’t stop
Head blithely toward summer’s end by checking out totally rocking shows by The Chamanas, He is We, Sir Trigga, The Atraris and Prey For Kali!
Gathering transcended normative music festivals
Alibi music correspondent Adam Wood reports on his experiences at The Vortex!
Vocal legends get local treatment
Emerson Corley and Entourage: EJazz cooly cover Sinatra and Darin for 2018’s last Jazz Under The Stars concert series.
Arts & Lit
516 ARTS exhibition brings Puerto Rican art to ABQ
Defying Darkness is an exhibition featuring more than a dozen artists working in Puerto Rico and throughout the diaspora, confronting contemporary issues of economic struggle, identity and the vestiges of colonialism while maintaining a long memory of history.
Albuquerque's newest Poet Laureate
Poet Laureate Michelle Otero talks about how poetry can shape civic life by illuminating the lives of others.
Musical Theatre Southwest's wonderful Nine
Based on Fellini's 8 1/2, Musical Theatre Southwest's Nine is as stylish, glamorous and thought-provoking (without sacrificing a drop of mirth) as you might expect.
Ruiz talks healing communities with food
We talk to Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz about her career, “superfoods” and using food as medicine.
Modern, simple fare at Rosemary
Rosemary's menu contains huge dinner salads filled with lots of produce, plenty of veggie-centric dishes and big portions.
More than just a little bowl of soup
The whole fermented foods craze has certainly introduced miso into a lot of American fridges and plenty of people have slurped down tiny bowls of miso soup at sushi restaurants. But what is this innocuous-looking paste from Japan?
CBD lands traveler a felony charge
CBD's murky legal status causes big trouble and N.M. weighs recreational tax revenue vs discouraging the black market.
An interview with Dr. Jacob Miguel Vigil
Associate Professor Dr. Jacob Miguel Vigil of UNM tells us about the hurdles facing cannabis research and the Medical Cannabis Research Fund.
An interview with Dr. Florian Birkmayer
27,424 patients enrolled in the Medical Cannabis Program in June were suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. We sat down with Dr. Florian Birkmayer to get a better understanding.
An interview with extractor Alejandro Garcia
Weekly Alibi sat down with the Everest Apothecary's extractor Alejandro Garcia and picked his brain about concentrates.