Alibi Volume 27, Number 44
November 1, 2018
News & Opinion
Michelle Lujan Grisham gets ready to rock
Weekly Alibi chatted with the gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham. With less than a week to go before the election happens, Grisham is confident and enthused. She’s up in the polls and ready to rock.
Senator clearly represents our state’s future
Martin Heinrich has grown into his job as a statesman representing not only Albuquerque, but the entire state. To lose that respected experience at this most critical time in our country’s history would not only be a blow to all New Mexicans, but the United States as well.
Johnson’s bid for Senate is impenetrable
August March and Gary Johnson talked for about 20 minutes. A lot of it was contentious. Gary got ornery, emotional and cussed …
Body cams at forefront of sheriff's race
While Bernalillo County Sheriff candidates Manuel Gonzales and Lou Golson appear to share similar views on a number of issues facing the county, one place where they differ significantly is their opinion of the use of body cams.
Film & TV
Remake of cult horror classic engages in mesmerizing, confounding dance of death
Luca Guadagnino's Suspiria remake is ravishing, challenging, dark, erotic, gruesome, punishing and pretentious all at once—the sort of film that neatly divides audiences into “didn’t get it” and “gotta see it again to figure it all out” camps.
See Coco, go to the Spooktacular Night“mare” at the Museum or see Bohemian Rhapsody with Rhapsody Bohemian Pilsner and an I’m Just a Po’ Boy Steak Sandwich. Oh, and the Las Cruces International Film Festival submission deadline is here.
“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” on Netflix
Though “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” rejects traditional fundamentalist Satanism, the preachiness doesn't bog down the show’s overall sense of horrifying fun. With the frequent bloodletting, hints of sexual activity and wall-to-wall demonic shenanigans—it’s clear this is not your grandparents’ Sabrina.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Jamming with Evan Rachel Wood and Zane Carney
In which our intrepid Weekly Alibi music critic stumbles into a fab conversation with Evan Rachel Wood and Zane Carney.
Arts & Lit
Image title raises the bar for mainstream stories
Infidel makes its stand first and foremost as a bone-chilling ghost story with tension so masterfully paced, you will be hard pressed to put it down.
It’s international theater in the heart of ABQ
Ahead of Teatr-Pralnia's premiere performance, members of the troupe exchanged some emails with us about the meaning of “TseSho?” and what it feels like to share it with the world.
A Thirst for Justice opens at Three Sisters Kitchen
A Thirst for Justice visualizes and honors lives impacted and lost due to water contamination through the traditional craft of papel picado—a Mexican folk art of paper cut with intricate patterns.
New Erin Wade restaurant serves diner food with modern touch
This overall vibe that Modern General has going on definitely has a lot to do with its appeal. Thankfully, the food is as lovely and satisfying as the restaurant itself.
A love letter to Robin’s most frequented joints in Burque
After being away from New Mexico for several weeks, Robin Babb loves some of the local joints more than ever.
Insights materialize at Purlife
Joshua Lee slows down and balances out with Clementine #8 and then perks up with Girl Scout Yeti.