Alibi Volume 28, Number 26
June 27, 2019
News & Opinion
Ane Romero can flip District 4
We met with wunderkind politico Ane Romero about her bid to claim District 4 for forward-thinking citizens.
Trump’s immigration policies affect Burque
The Trump administration’s continued threats to forcibly round up, detain and deport those who do not have perfect immigration documentation is causing fear and confusion among many citizens.
Legislative Finance Committee’s Performance Report Card says that Albuquerque crime trends are down from previous years; regulators are putting a multi-billion dollar plan to divert the Gila River on hold; Bernalillo County presented its plans for a tiny home community to help homeless people transition to new homes.
Funny because Donald Trump's apotheosis into a Hindu god happens to someone else.
A reader writes about vaccines.
Film & TV
Echo In The Canyon: The rise and influence of folk rock in America
Echo In The Canyon is a lovingly detailed examination of the ’60s counterculture and inter-band collaboration and inspiration.
Filmmakers, the Madrid Film Festival wants your submission and there are only a few days left before the 48 Hour Film Project's early bird deadline. Take a Locations Department class and watch Pantera Negra y Black Panther.
“Holey Moley” on FOX
Sports-reality-game-show-whatsit “Holey Moley" tries too hard to be campy and wacky.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Libations, sensations and plenty of shows
Summer blazes away and wholesome new shows appear every day.
Southern Gothic for Norteños
Weekly Alibi caught up with Gleewood as they drove toward Roswell for a Friday night gig. Since there weren’t any UFOs flitting about and showtime was imminent, music was the immediate focus of our rather cool conversation.
We review the new fuguers cove record.
Arts & Lit
Cedric talks CBS, stand-up and ABQ
Weekly Alibi was graced with a conversation with Cedric the Entertainer. Somehow finding time between his widely famous network TV shows, “The Neighborhood” and “The Last O.G.,” and his ambitious film career, he's touring the country with a new stand-up special.
Reflecting Burqueño spirit on the bus
This month, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller released renderings of the new ART buses with this statement: “These buses will also have a new distinctively New Mexico look; something to better reflect our Burqueño spirit.”
Check out the poetry of Demetria Martinez, Bad Mouth: Summer Summer, Otila: Linda Frontera and Asteroid Day.
Duke City Kitchen rules AM roost
Duke City Kitchen honors the classics but isn’t afraid to take chances with flavor combos that shouldn’t work.
The era of entitlement is over
The job of waitstaff is being performed by human beings.
Whether you want to relive the joys of childhood with coloring and pizza, hunt down the next big thing in pizza or show off your swallowing prowess at an eating contest, we’ve got you covered with this week’s events.
Congress blocks feds from enforcing drug laws
House votes to block DoJ from enforcing cannabis prohibition, study found CBD exposure elevates liver toxicity, and Summer Breeze would be great for someone suffering from anxiety, depression or exhaustion.