Alibi Volume 28, Number 08
February 21, 2019
Here’s your complete listing of all the films nominated in this year’s Academy Awards. To assist you in your office betting pool, we’ve also included the top awards already nabbed by the night’s top eight categories.
The lowlights of this year’s Oscars
The Academy Awards are no stranger to controversy. As always, there was plenty of kerfuffle leading up to this Sunday’s telecast.
News & Opinion
State sues over Trump’s power grab
In an effort to check the power of an absurd and dangerous president, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham along with Attorney General Hector Balderas led New Mexicans in joining 16 states that filed suit to block the Trump administration’s unconstitutional use of emergency powers to fund a border wall.
Armed security guards are training to patrol campuses; Rio Grande Foundation disagrees with APS about how much money thay have; AG Balderas readies for battle with Texas over Rio Grande water.
Jeff Apodaca dishes on issues including education and taxes
Weekly Alibi spent a snowy morning chatting with Jeff Apodaca about the issues.
Funny because a butt bomb threatens someone else.
Film & TV
An interview with New Mexican actor Forrest Goodluck
Alibi speaks with Indian Horse’s up-and-coming young star, Albuquerque actor Forrest Goodluck.
The Oscars on ABC
Believe it or not, you can start your Oscar binge seven hours before the official telecast.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
The world regarded glamorously, with a groove
We interview Lindy Vision in preparation for their upcoming album release at Meow Wolf.
The word, I finally heard
Here are this week’s maelstroms of meaning, lurking, as they may well be, in the dark but admittedly fecund existential pool of uncertainty.
Arts & Lit
Local actresses dish on their roles in Pulitzer-winning play
We chat with the cast of the Pulitzer-winning play, Three Tall Women.
ABQ local teens compete in nationwide poetry competition
Unlike slam poetry, Poetry Out Loud asks students to select existing works from an anthology of 900 poems edited by The Poetry Foundation. The focus of the competition is performance, not composition.
See the dance of Forefront, the comedy of Kevin Kennedy and a talk about The Other Slavery.
Bring all your boys to the Salt Yard. And all your other people, too.
Albuquerque nightlife doyenne Carri Phillis has done it again bringing a new concept to the city’s bar scene with The Salt Yard.
Tasting brews with Sidetrack
It remains to be seen if the Duke City can support all of these burgeoning microbreweries, but there is no doubt that Sidetrack Brewing Company has put down roots in the Downtown business scene, with a devoted neighborhood clientele and owners that are dedicated to their work.
Verdes battles birthday blues
Shoki provides Joshua Lee with immediate relief from pains in his back and hands, along with a significant boost in mood. Then Rare Dream makes him a giggly mess without anxiety, standing on his feet too.