Alibi Volume 27, Number 50
December 13, 2018
News & Opinion
Keller on the long road to Burque
A year into his tenure, Weekly Alibi chatted with Mayor Keller about his first year, his successes, his continuing challenges and his lifelong commitment to bringing sustainable democracy and economic certainty to the Duke City.
The Council is on a roll
The Albuquerque City Council’s powerful president's gavel was passed to Klarissa Peña, driver of a vintage pink Cadillac whose cruising she helped to legalize.
Lawmakers in Santa Fe adopted a new set of security rules for the upcoming legislative session; MVD makes driver authorization cards easier to get; city sues BYD over ART buses.
Funny because haircut day happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Mean and nasty historical drama makes ambition a courtly enterprise
The Favourite is loopy, long-winded and devolves into increasingly misanthropic spirals, but has wonderfully deadpan humor, scabrous assessment of female power dynamics and a well-played lesbian twist.
Laugh it up with Mi Gran Noche, check out the High Desert Screening and get through the 12 Days of Christmas Movies.
TV’s worst holiday specials
What were the most painful holiday specials ever made?
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Listeners, can you hear me?
As old man winter approaches, do yourself a solid and go see some shows!
Arts & Lit
Organic Books opens up shop in Nob Hill
A new bookstore opens: a literal mom-and-pop shop that welcomes conversation, invites you to take a seat, browse and discover new authors, stories and worlds in the cozy storefront out of the cold.
Lux Zine's depth of field and purpose
Aaron War and Devon Tencza saw a lot of artists relying on the internet to showcase their work with a severe lack of affordable and regularly made print media available.
See Elf The Musical, pick up a Transgender Resource Center calendar and go to the Swimming with Elephants Soiree.
Zinc’s downstairs bar offers a stellar happy hour and a relaxed vibe
Cellar Bar is a sexy place where you'll feel compelled to dress up a little, and not even be upset about it.
516 ARTS and Rosebar host pop-up lunches Thursday and Friday
The labor that goes into harvesting and preparing our food is often overlooked.
If you didn’t know that the holidays are coming up, this weekend’s events will certainly remind you.
State hemp regulations approved
The Farm Bill is near to passing and federally legalizing industrial hemp, which can be used as a legally distinct-from-cannabis source for CBD.