Alibi Volume 28, Number 31
August 1, 2019
News & Opinion
The US Air Force Responds
We meet with KAFB about fuel spill remediation.
Governor fired Public Education Secretary Karen Trujillo; a judge says he wants to throw out the state's case against former Torrance County Sheriff Heath White; a new law that would spread out the dates of local elections more evenly is being challenged.
Funny because dying behind supermarket coolers happens to someone else.
The readers write about the fuel plume, ethylene dibromide, zero carbon energy and afterlife justice.
Film & TV
Tiny indie comedy keeps mumblecore alive
The Sword of Trust is quirky and amusing and has just a tiny bit to say about human beings learning to trust one another. Viewers longing for the loose, improvisational indie films of the early 2000s will feel right at home.
See screenings for last week's hastily-made films, as well as Artifishal, Paris to Pittsburgh, and Everything Is Terrible!
“Infinity Train” on Cartoon Network
A mash-up of everything from “Over the Garden Wall” to “Adventure Time” to The Wizard of Oz to Snowpiercer, “Infinity Train” is an intriguingly assembled mystery blending fantasy and reality, cartoonish humor and dark horror.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Summer in the city
These are shows you can use as an excuse to disappear from downtown El Duque before the back of your neck feels the dirt and grit of a place where the sidewalks can indeed be hotter than a match head.
James Young puts the rock in the ride
We chat with James Young of Styx about rocanrol, the electric guitar and a beloved band that keeps going and going, headed for the sky and other celestial bodies, too.
We review new releases by ALONEWULF and Glitter Vomit.
Arts & Lit
Photographing Water Around the World
The photography project The River, The Ocean, The Sea is about the Rio Grande, the Atlantic Ocean and the Andaman Sea, respectively, or at least the parts that photographers Nick Tauro Jr., Fábio Miguel Roque and Hean Kuan Ong know well. Weekly Alibi sat down with Nick Tauro Jr. to talk about how the project came together, what the photographs tell us and why he makes photography books in the digital age.
Nathalie Daoust’s Korean Dreams
Consider for a moment if you could smuggle film out of North Korea. The effort it took to bring Nathalie Daoust’s Korean Dreams to Albuquerque is enough to warrant a good long look.
Another month, another Friday. Check out Burque Revolt Poetry Slam, Suzanne Sbarge: Refresh, Remnants, ACTIVATE!, Retablo, Psychic Typographies & Guiltless Repetition and A Living Archive of Urban Indians.
Santa Fe Bite is poised to take Nob Hill by storm
Sometimes there’s a hidden factor in a burger that makes it different than anything else you’ve ever tried. This “it” factor is alive and well at Santa Fe Bite, showing that there’s still room for traditional tastes to surprise us in a world saturated with wild creations.
Dinner offers tastes of Japan right here
At Destination Dinner: Japan you’ll be treated to as close to an actual Japanese experience as Albuquerque can muster, featuring a three-course meal that will take place in the Sasebo Japanese Garden.
Curry, a staple of Indian culture, which also became popular in Japan, is the perfect combination of saucy spices to go with rice, meat and veggies and just what you need to hit the spot that kickstarts your system with a bit of heat and a lot of flavor.
Court asked to rule on non-resident cannabis cards
Non-residents have asked a judge to force the Department of Health to enroll them in the Medical Cannabis Program; Senate support for SAFE Banking Act unsure; CBD might be useful in treating stimulent addiction; Banana Punch does a great job at relieving pain and tension.