Alibi Volume 27, Number 38
September 20, 2018
News & Opinion
Energy and education are priorities for Democrat Abbas Akhil
Weekly Alibi met with Abbas Akhil, an energy expert, former Sandia Labs engineer and candidate for New Mexico House District 20.
Council works on issues related to helicopters, communication and jobs
Motorcycles, more about helicopters and hundreds of new jobs highlighted the chatter of a quick and easy Sept. 17 Albuquerque City Council meeting.
Gubernatorial candidate Rep. Steve Pearce says he plans to release his tax return statements; PED teacher evaluations result in higher ratings than in years past; Supreme Court blocks attempt to add a straight-ticket voting oo November's ballot.
Funny because an escaped elephant invasion happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Coming-of-age drama paints impressionistic portrait of preteen life
We the Animals speaks to both the resiliency and the impressionability of youth, with raw performances from the actors and symbol-laden cinematography that weaves a primal world of earth, water, leaves and rain.
See She Sings to the Stars, Labyrinth or Salvador; learn "Entertainment Law Basics."
Disney digital dawns
It’s looking increasingly like 2019 will be known as The Great Fracturing in the entertainment industry as Hollywood megacorps ask: Why distribute their TV shows and movies on Netflix or Hulu along with everybody else when they can start their own proprietary streaming service and charge you $9.99 a month for it?
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
The electric shock of Burque’s bands
Burque’s live music scene is shockingly good, it’s nearly intergalactic, another dimension.
This week, Alibi music critic August March spins new local recordings by SubTractor and Tesuque Revolt.
Arts & Lit
Lynnette Haozous' mural work aims to inspire
Combining her two passions for social justice and creative expression may seem like a natural fit for Lynnette Haozous, but the path to arriving there wasn't easy.
Complex play opens at Vortex Theatre
As the cast and crew of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time prepared for opening night, director Leslee Richards took the time to talk to Weekly Alibi about Vortex' iteration of the work.
Enjoy The Legend of Juan Tabo, Reflections on Dance, “Making Plans: How to Engage with Landscape, Design, and the Urban Environment" or Dirty Zine Reading (no kids!).
Kathy’s Carry Out on Isleta reps Burque
En Burque, it’s always time for Kathy’s Carry Out!
News from across the local gastronomic spectrum.
Cannabis investors are not welcome here
US Customs and Border Protection threatens to ban-for-life Canadians from entering USA if they work for or invest in Canadian cannabis; Department of Health secretary defies Medical Cannabis Advisory Board on opioid dependence as conditions to qualify for medical cannabis card; Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham's campaign finance filings show a number of contributions from state medical cannabis companies.