Alibi Volume 28, Number 34
August 22, 2019
News & Opinion
Keller, city leaders plan a response to violence
City leaders—including high-ranking representatives from the Albuquerque Police Department, Albuquerque Fire Rescue, the administration of Mayor Tim Keller and a local FBI agent—converged to provide more details about Project Guardian, the umbrella term describing the city’s response to domestic terrorism and public shootings.
As one vanishes another appears
Here’s a look at the remaining candidates for US Congress in District 3 in New Mexico.
State leaders met to outline ways to protect residents from domestic terrorism; APS hired 446 teachers but still needs more; DoJ is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by New Mexico over program that offers assistance to migrant asylum seekers.
Funny because TV donations happen to someone else.
The readers write about Trump.
Film & TV
Devilish black comedy is a real killer
With its mix of old and new, familiar and unexpected, silly and shocking, Ready or Not ends up as an audaciously unconventional exercise in genre cinema that plays out like The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as penned by Agatha Christie.
See The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Tortilla Soup paired with a menu of incredible food items, another food pairing but with an unspecified movie and “Raúl Juliá: The World’s Stage”.
“On Becoming a God in Central Florida” on Showtime
Occasionally uncomfortably close-to-home, but consistently, energetically nerve-jangling, “On Becoming a God in Central Florida” is right on the money.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
We review new releases by TAHNZZ and pOly-gOne.
Arts & Lit
An Interview with Barbara Grothus
We spoke with Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay) curator Barbara Grothus about the nuclear business, nuclear disarmament and the stories that aren’t being told about our nuclear history here in New Mexico.
Reyes Padilla’s Ascension
Here is the problem for Reyes Padilla: How do you monetize a site-specific installation in an art museum?
Check out an Artist Talk with Noel Anderson, Dr. Judith Grisel book signing and lecture, Harvey, First Flower Friday and the reception for To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults.
Casa Rondeña’s kitchen is a bold new direction for the winery
Casa Rondeña wasn’t always a winery; it used to be a home. There are a lot of places that have a homey-like decor or a home-style menu, but have they ever felt like dinner with your family?
Another week, another set of specials. Not specials in the form you’re thinking of. Special events, so to speak. Specials that give pause for occasion and celebration. Specials that make us take a minute to appreciate the city we live in. Specials that make us grow and expand as people.
Battle continues over non-resident MMJ applications
Ruling about medical cannabis card not requiring New Mexico ID is not the court's final decision; Working Group On Cannabis Legalization tours medical dispensaries; Larry OG is a great strain for relieving pain and tension and amazing at improving mood.