Alibi Volume 28, Number 06
February 7, 2019
News & Opinion
Bipartisan flavors get work done
At the press conference to announce the success of bills on the state’s “rocket docket,” members of both parties could be seen sharing the joy of moving forward with governance in New Mexico.
Local legend raises heck on conservative airwaves
August March chats with the prodigal TJ Trout about his new job at KKOB.
Secretary of Education Karen Trujillo outlined her plans for school reform; a developer's request to access over 100 million gallons of groundwater annually to develop a planned community was rejected; Facebook data center in Los Lunas is holding its grand opening.
Funny because a porn tax to fund The Wall happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Manic sequel builds on the original’s clever legacy
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part comes awfully close to meeting what amounts to some very high expectations. It’s surprising, funny, original and emotional. And like its predecessor, it’s a perfect film for kids and parents alike.
Enjoy the Santa Fe Film Festival, Books to the Big Screen film series and the Tale Writers Screenwriting Program's live stage reading.
“PEN15” on Hulu
Funny and painful, relatable and real, “PEN15” is a sincere shoutout to the gangly, nerdy, uncomfortable teen in all of us.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Thousands of scenesters, together
Among this week's bands you should see are Black Sabbitch, Pherkad, Full Speed Veronica, Project Pat and Clear Soul Forces.
Arts & Lit
The circus is in town and I’m scared
Given the noble mission of the annual Shrine Circus in Albuquerque, Alisa Valdes feels a bit remiss using the event as a jumping-off point to explore the fact that polls show more Americans are afraid of clowns than are afraid of climate change.
Dovya Friedman gets real about getting paid
While branding might be hard for people not trained in business, it's oftentimes the biggest difference between being a struggling artist who must work a day job to survive, and being an artist who is able to make a living from one's art.
Ceramics show draws parallels between women and clay
To hear artist and professor Kathryne Cyman describe it, working with ceramics is not just art, it is holy.
Sixty-Six Acres aces cocktails and plates at once
What goes with craft cocktails made with some of the city's best hooch? At Sixty-Six Acres, their answer is an eclectic and exacting menu of starters, flatbreads, salads, sandwiches and rice bowls.
Mata G brings vegetarian take-out to the block
Mata G Vegetarian Kitchen soft opened about four months ago to test out menus and business hours. Khalsa, the owner and chef, says that she’s been surprised at the steady stream of customers they’ve had with almost no advertising. “We’ve been having so much traffic already, and it’s all word of mouth.”
The most romantic day of the year is coming up! And whether or not you buy into the Hallmark hype of Valentine’s Day, you may have a partner who would be a little salty if you don’t plan anything for it.
Improper storage is ruining your buds
Oxygen and light are damaging to stored cannabis. As a patient, be aware of how your dispensary stores its product. It's not rude or weird to ask for details about procedure from your budtender.