Alibi Volume 27, Number 48
November 29, 2018
News & Opinion
Legislation offers hope but Senate a barrier
Even if New Mexico’s next governor supports the legalization of recreational marijuana, a familiar obstacle would still stand in the way: the state Senate.
Keep up as 2020 approaches
Keller introduces One ABQ Volunteers program, N.M. expects fossil fuel revenue surplus, N.M. Secretary of State certifies 2018 election results and refugees teargassed near border.
Mayor Keller announces plan to make city use renewable energy; N.M. PED responds negatively to suggestion that it alter the way it evaluates school performance; County's Department of Behavioral Health Services announces program to offer nonviolent offenders suffering from mental illness the option of getting help instead of jail time.
Funny because a fruit basket from your naked assailant happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Radical New Mexico art collective goes to the movies
New Mexico’s homegrown success story, the radical arts collective known as Meow Wolf, continues its rocket ship ride to intergalactic success with a documentary feature chronicling the group’s circuitous rise to fame.
Buy a Guild T-shirt, see Tortilla Soup, attend “The Power of Story: Part 2—Expect the Unexpected” and sneak peek the Season 3 premiere of “Victoria."
“She-Ra and the Princesses of Power” on Netflix
Netflix’s “She-Ra” is a re-imagined, entirely re-energized, top-down revamp of the animated standby. In fact, it may be the first ’80s reboot to eschew easy nostalgia (aimed at parents) for contemporary relevance (aimed at actual kids).
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Ryan Montaño’s trumpet sounds the call
Ryan Montaño chats with Weekly Alibi about his new record.
Arts & Lit
Mothership Alumni's Paganology and beyond
Joel Brandon is the lead at Mothership Alumni, a loose collective of artists that has, in the past nearly 3 years, hosted almost 20 different art shows and is producing the upcoming Paganology exhibition.
Local theater makes life more wonderful
It's a Wondeful Life was an obvious candidate for stage adaptation at the Albuquerque Little Theatre.
Local releases first novel, Chinese Gucci
Hosho McCreesh illuminates some of his process, ideas, influences for Chinese Gucci.
And why should you care about it?
Though the Farm Bill usually cruises through both the Senate and House with bipartisan support, the chambers have failed to find agreement in 2018, leaving many programs without funding.
Fidel Gonzalez on his path to becoming a farmer
While collaborating on a documentary film about indigenous ways of life many years ago, an Apache friend recommended that Fidel Gonzalez contact the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) to learn more about organic farming.
Of course we’ll be the first to encourage you to buy your holiday gifts locally—but if you’re shopping for a home cook, we also want you to know that there are some pretty good deals to be had on cookware and kitcheny gifts on the internet these days. Like, really good deals.
The opposition loses more support
Attitudes about cannabis continue to relax in DC, 2nd Amendment enthusiasts join the fight and Massachusetts begins collecting recreational cannabis tax revenue.