Alibi Volume 27, Number 35
August 30, 2018
Inside, outside and all around the mean marionette
Weekly Alibi takes a look at every New Mexican’s favorite burnt offering, Zozobra!
News & Opinion
Council meets to strengthen city
Several million dollars in hope is on its way to north Downtown after the Albuquerque City Council approved a project that will bring a chance for a better life to some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.
After Labor Day, expect politics and more politics
The stakes are high this year, and after the customary barbecue picnics, you might want to spend some time perusing this or any other American newspaper—as well as your own particular county clerk’s office website—to find out your options and duties this November.
Santa Fe Public Schools superintendent claims poor grades given to the district's schools by PED as response to taking the stand as a witness; Steve Pearce tells reporters his plans for CYFD; ABCWUA leases water to San Juan-Chama Project to keep Rio Grande flowing.
Funny because being fired for recording your farts happens to someone else.
The readers write about religion and Humpty Trumpty.
Film & TV
Documentary addresses the difficulty of “different” families
How do families deal with children who are very different from them? That’s the probing premise behind Rachel Dretzin’s honest and empathetic documentary Far From the Tree.
Check out the Pueblo Film Festival; Las Cruces International Film Festival submission deadline looms; there's a special screening featuring two “¡COLORES!” episodes; watch A Quiet Place but don't scream!
“Adventure Time” on Cartoon Network
"Adventure Time" concludes with a 44-minute series finale, titled “Come Along With Me."
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
It’s Showtime, Labor Day Edition
It’s the Labor Day Weekend and and you have a right to rock out and party at these fabulous shows!
Alibi music critic August March drops the needle on new local records by Oskar Petersen, Layla June and Javier Romero.
Arts & Lit
The thoughtful objects crafted by Danny Hart
While most known for his jewelry (shaped wood earrings of fine wood and metal, bangles with a multitude of planes smoothed onto their surface, necklaces with elegant splashes of color), Danny Hart makes a lot more than that—custom furniture and geometry-inspired lighting pieces, for example.
Marvel gets the band back together
This Runaways installation, Find Your Way Home reads as an extended “getting the band back together” episode, but in those moments of trope, Rowell rediscovers what made the team special to begin with.
Join the Dig Giusewa team, stop in at the closing reception of The Good Life: Extended Nature, drop a piece of art and learn Rueda de Casino.
New Laguna Burger location proves as tasty as ever
With their first in-town location opening last December, Laguna Burger has taken the I-40 road trip reluctance and instantly replaced it with nearby convenience—not to mention quality casual dining at prices that'll have mall chain franchises gulping and tugging at their collar.
In tough times, gifts of food offer great comfort
When there is an illness or a death in the family, voicemail boxes overflow with “What can I do to help?” Instead of asking, act by feeding them.
A few new eating and drinking spots debuted in our city last week, and we’re stoked to try them all. Consider them a consolation prize to make up for the rapidly disappearing summer weather.
Steve Pearce doesn't say a thing
Gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham supports legalization; US District Judge rules states' medical cannabis laws do not protect patients from employers with a no-drug policy; Alabama says it will crack down on CBD.