Alibi Volume 28, Number 07
February 14, 2019
Nominations are in, vote daily until Feb. 27
Yes, music fans, the Third Annual Best of Burque Music Showcase is upon us. Nominations closed Feb. 8 and voting is now open through Feb. 27, 2019 at midnight. This is step two of a process that culminates in a fabulous performance event on March 30.
Let there be rock! Let there be country-Western! Let there be EDM! Let there be folk/Americana! Let there be votes in all categories!
Financing dominates debate
Who is going to pay for maintenance improvement and, indeed, a complete re-envisioning of our state’s public education system?
City residents look toward solutions
ART buses ordered; LEAD aims to replace incarceration with services and treatment; sick leave legislation introduced to City Council; governor appoints new UNM regents.
Governor ordered National Guard troops deployed at southern border to withdraw; Feds announced they won't sell oil and gas leases near Chaco Culture National Historical Park until further analysis; State programs that help homeless received a boost in funds.
Funny because being born without being asked happens to someone else.
The readers write about love, and .. oh, my .. us!
Brazilian cartoon paints a dark picture
Adults will certainly appreciate Tito and the Birds' visual brio—which reads like a children’s bedtime story run through a Museum of Modern Art nightmare machine.
Go to Soft Focus Screenings, see Awakening in Taos: The Mabel Dodge Luhan Story, or Sleepless in Seattle on a giant screen. And submit your film for the first funny fest.
“Miracle Workers” on TBS
Appropriately—given the setting—“Miracle Workers” ends up finding empathetic, energetic satire in odd places.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Dedicated to how I’m rocking you
Becoming a master of anything means practice and dedication, a thing listeners can achieve, then, by attending show after mind-blowing show.
A little dancing never hurts!
KlezmerQuerque is an opportunity to hear some of Burque’s most accomplished folk musicians as they jam to a form of music that is ancient, arcane and awesomely fun to experience.
Local makeup artist soars in film industry
We talk to Ashlynne Padilla about her makeup work in TV and film.
Matt Hinojos teaches yoga to heal fellow veterans
After prescription drugs failed to treat his war-related PTSD, Matt Hinojos found yoga. Now he teaches it here in Albuquerque.
Poet and photographer team up for book and exhibit
We Are Neighbors is a new collection of poems and photos from poet Hakim Bellamy and civil designer/photographer Justin Thor Simenson, both of Albuquerque.
Restaurant Antiquity makes any night of the year a great date night
There is nothing shiny or trendy about the way Antiquity looks. It’s all original unpolished wood, a warm fire and simplicity, a testament to things that endure for the right reasons. Which makes it such a wonderful place to take somebody you care about, and not just on Valentine’s or your anniversary or when one of you lands a promotion.
Tasting Columbia with Michael Thomas Coffee
Christina Hartsock joins a cupping with Michael Thomas Coffee's team.
Welcome to the cannabis Twilight Zone
Recreational legalization bill endangered in Senate; various governments banning CBD edibles.