Alibi Volume 27, Number 42
October 18, 2018
News & Opinion
Democratic contender should be your next rep
Deb Haaland visited Weekly Alibi to tell us all about her candidacy.
Council also works to end domestic violence
Council proclaims October Domestic Violence Awareness month, approves the next step in handing out a $6 million industrial revenue bond package for TaskUs and gets ready to debate giving $4.5 million to Netflix.
New Mexico's representation at the federal level is crucial in keeping our concerns addressed and our interests heard on the Hill. Weekly Alibi has endorsed Democrat Debra Haaland this week, so let's take a look at the other candidates.
Funny because getting sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp happens to someone else. (Wait... what?!)
Film & TV
Bloody revenge saga is more folk ballad than history lesson
Looked on less as a rigorous historical account and more as a blood-soaked folk tale told around a flickering tavern fireplace, Black ’47 makes for one rousing cinematic yarn.
See Shattered Glass or “Breaking Bad ABQ&A: An Evening With Vince Gilligan” with discussion, Christiana: 40 Years of Occupation or many of the offerings at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.
Televised tidbits from around the dial
Coming up on TV is the pre-Batman lore of "Pennyworth," Dracula, “Breeders" and the return of "Veronica Mars."
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Okay smarty, go to a party
Three days, seven essential shows. How’s that for a scene?
Arts & Lit
Writer Amy Irvine honors, challenges and rethinks Desert Solitaire
With humor, wisdom and a sense of urgency, Amy Irvine uses Edward Abbey's Desert Solitaire as a jumping off point to assess the current state of the world, to expose the very human error of the literary heroes on dusty pedestals, and to reinsert many of us back into the narrative.
A classic form gets a modern update via Duke City Story Slam
October's Duke City Story Slam will bring to the stage lore on the theme of “Yikes!” in anticipation of Halloween.
This week's fun includes Divas in Danger, Pennysmiths Paper's birthday party and Calavera Face Painting and Altar History Community Arts Workshop.
Old Town eatery is awesome!
Weekly Alibi visits Lam’s Chinese Restaurant and it’s tricky.
Southwest Wellness makes waves
Green Crack turns Joshua Lee into an energetic goofball.