Alibi Volume 28, Number 01
January 3, 2019
News & Opinion
A new governor forms her team
Now that New Mexico is free of La Tejana, let's take a look at some of the new forces binding and building back our wonderful state.
Lawmakers are pushing a number of bills aimed at improving safety and security on public school campuses; governor's social spending account will now be itemized and audited; N.M. population is growing more slowly than other Western states.
Funny because computer-measured toilet paper rations happen to someone else.
Film & TV
Satirical biopic plays (dirty) politics
If you're inclined to laugh at the real-life hijinks of our country's various psychopathic politicos, then Vice just might get your vote.
Have a free, docent-led guided tour of the KiMo, retro-view "Breaking Bad," see Skyscraper and two back-to-back episodes of the local PBS documentary series "¡COLORES!"
Media giant goes streaming
Hollywood continues to balkanize streaming, this time with WarnerMedia, whose new subscription-based service offers you exclusive access to ... hmm.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
We review releases by Animaliztik, Svea Lyon and Atomonaut.
Arts & Lit
Max Baptiste uses art to build community
When audio engineer Max Baptiste founded a video game company in Albuquerque with a couple of his friends, he had no idea it would profoundly change the way he saw the world, and inspire him to form a revolutionary new nonprofit aimed at eradicating prejudice through the arts.
Mercedez Holtry unites city’s poets
Mercedez Holtry formed a collective of poets called Burque Revolt with one goal: Creating safe spaces for any and all poets, regardless of their identities or ages, to be heard.
ABQ BBQ is changing the way you think of barbecue
As soon as you walk in the door to ABQ BBQ, there's no mistaking you're any where else but New Mexico.
A tasting tour of three coffees with Rachel Langer
Robin Babb learns about the standardized process of "cupping" and compares three of Red Rock Roasters' coffees.
New Farmacy digs are a hit with their followers
The Farmacy, one of a handful of breakfast places in the city that have a fanatical following, has moved to an unlucky location on Central but you need not worry.
Patient enrollment continues to rise
Despite the gray fog that seemed to steal 2018 from many of us, strange leaps occurred in the weird world of cannabis that seem incredible now.