Alibi Volume 27, Number 46
November 15, 2018
We don’t know how to break this to you, gentle readers, but Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. That means that Christmas is about to hit us all like a ton of bricks.
News & Opinion
Up and down with Nob Hill
Nob Hill businesses experience drastic losses during ART construction. How are things now?
Riding the blue aftermath of voting actions, part one
Take a look at N.M.’s political map. It’s totally blue.
Governor and governor-elect announced that the next governor's transition into office is going smoothly; A Texas-based oil company has been ordered to pay the New Mexico State Land Office $3.2 million for trespassing; A new set of rules is being discussed by the New Mexico Public Education Department.
Funny because unnecessary kidney removal happens to someone else.
Film & TV
You’re a mediocre one, Mr. Grinch
With nothing fresh or original or particularly clever to add to what already exists, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch is like that Christmas sweater you get every year from your aunt.
The Reel Rock Film Tour and Pueblo Film Fest happen this week, and Fake News: Journalism in Film concludes with All the President’s Men.
“The Bisexual” on Hulu
At a glance, “The Bisexual” may not be for you. Commit to it for an episode or three, however, and you might find yourself rewarded with a witty, spiky, lovably snarky sitcom that plays like an indie dramedy.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Will Bryne on a trip through time
As Will Byrne told Weekly Alibi about the advent of a new Train Conductor CD and subsequent hootenanny over the whole tripped out project he conducts, the sublime and substantial smoke of psychedelia filled the air, imbuing the conversation with wonder as well as a rocked out sort of new reality.
In a wooden ship with David Crosby
David Crosby talks with Weekly Alibi about his new collaborative album and living a busy life in the present.
Arts & Lit
Promenade takes viewers out of the theater and into the city
“Each performance is developed in the city where it is,” Promenade's stage director explains. “There is no pre-formed script, it is very artist-driven.”
New exhibition asks where our values are
Debtfair looks at how New Mexican artists' debt stacks up against other Americans and how it affects their work.
Score some art, see a block printing demonstration and go to a Zambomba-themed Flamenco music workshop.
Podcast host Andi Murphy on how she got into the kitchen and the movement
On Toasted Sister, Andi Murphy interviews chefs, farmers, scholars and food activists from all over the country about indigenous foods.
Kyoto offers sushi and noodles to a chain-heavy neighborhood
Kyoto is certainly a step above most of what’s available to Rio Rancho, and residents seem to have caught onto that.
Three Foodie Events for Your Weekend
Here are some foodie events happening this final weekend before Thanksgiving.
Sessions gets the boot
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been sent to the Island of Misfit Toys—there to spend eternity in limbo, watching a TV that only plays CNN and wiping his watery eyes.