With the publication of Best of Burque 2019, we thought this would also be an appropriate time to mention the best of what is happening in this city and how much has already been turned around as we progress toward a future we can all live with, in peace and prosperity.
Some New Mexico schools are struggling to comply with new K-5 Plus standards; authorities in Otero county are asking that the governor reinstate interior border checkpoints that were closed down earlier this month; despite a ban implemented by the Trump administration, transgender troops will be able to serve in New Mexico's National Guard.
Weekly Alibi sat down with Robert Stokowy, who came from Berlin to install Structures (Albuquerque), near one of his pieces opening this weekend at the Rio Grande Nature Center to get a better idea about land art, soundscapes and how Stokowy’s work empowers each of us to make our own art.
The root problems that lead to Albuquerque's recent uptick in senseless violence have yet to be confronted and controlled, and have sometimes been ignored and dismissed even as their consequences continue to wreak havoc.
Albuquerque city political leaders have been busy this April, passing a more effective police oversight ordinance, saying no to some single-use plastics, and pondering the mayor’s proposed $1.1 billion budget.
A facility for storing and shipping radioactive waste at LANL is operating for the first time in five years; Environmental Defense Fund released evidence that New Mexico's methane emissions are climbing thanks to increased oil and gas production in the Permian Basin; Federal lawmakers visited to collect testimonies from advocates looking to restrict oil and gas drilling near Native American cultural sites.
En Train Air-1 began in Chicago as six celebrated American representational outdoor painters boarded the Southwest Chief to begin the 2,265-mile journey, making painting stops in La Junta, Trinidad, Raton, Las Vegas, Lamy and then do a show at McLarry Fine Art in Santa Fe.
The governor signed a bill to update the medical marijuana program (including a big change to limit discrimination against patients by their employers), and Joshua Lee learns about eating fatty foods with edible cannabis and then relaxes with Unicorn Poop.
We're experiencing a time of high weirdness in America, and the best plan is probably just to duck and cover until that madness passes. In the mean time, let's get educated about this wonderful plant we love so much.
During this year's 60-day legislative session, we saw a fair number of cannabis-related bills being considered by the state's lawmakers. A number of good bills were shot down, but plenty of important ones were passed.
If you've applied for a job in the last 20 years, you've probably had the pleasure of peeing into a cup and delivering the warm receptacle to a friendly person in a lab coat. It never makes for a fun morning.
After years of growth, the medical and recreational cannabis markets have become a major economic force in our nation, but these business owners still face the problem of finding a bank that will take their money.
As a cannabis grower, you determine your strains, grow out your favorite phenotypes and add whatever nutrients or lack thereof as you see fit. Use this guide as your first step before growing, so you can become the cannabis maven you were meant to be.
High Times published a piece profiling Chris Conrad, cannabis activist, career expert witness and founder of Cantheism, a modern religion that regards marijuana not only as a sacrament, but as an object of devotion.
Refugees turned themselves in at the border near El Paso, seeking asylum. Between days of poor conditions in custody and their immigration court date, Albuquerque Interfaith helps them find temporary relief.
Valerie Plame considering running for the US Senate in New Mexico; Lujan Grisham names Tim Johnson for New Mexico State Police Chief; New Mexico State University Board of Regents approved a 6 percent tuition increase.
Ananke is an intertwined work in three parts. The first is the bacteria with Nina's story inserted using CRISPR. The second is the photographs that offer physical evidence. The third is the soundscape of the p53 gene translated into music.
This week, there's Icons and Symbols of the Borderlands, The Symphony of Sleep: Sleep and the Brain, the UnAmerican Comedy Show, John Mulvany: All Things are: Impermanent Imperfect Incomplete and Free Range Art: Creativity Without Limits.
New Mexico decriminalized possession of marijuana and a bipartisan group of lawmakers reintroduced a bill into the House and Senate that would protect the cannabis industry in states where it's been legalized. Joshua Lee finds Back to the Future perfect for those suffering from pain, inflammation or sleeplessness.
Frenchish and Marble Brewery jointly celebrate their birthdays and Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro has their Brunch Prix Fixe Tasting Menu Event. More variety is coming to Isotopes Park and CBD and cannabis-infused dishes are the next big trend.