Alibi Volume 28, Number 35
August 29, 2019
News & Opinion
US Rep visits Weekly Alibi for a chat
Congresswoman Deb Haaland took the time to come by and chat with Weekly Alibi about all sorts of political stuff.
Public financing will evolve if voters say so
Weekly Alibi met with Democracy Dollars proponent Dede Feldman to get the lowdown on this latest variation on representative democracy.
New Mexico is encouraging residents to participate in the US Census and avoid losing funding; a safe house is opening for teenage survivors of sex trafficking; Residents near the village of Pecos are fighting a proposal to conduct exploratory mining operations on Santa Fe National Forest land.
Funny because extreme love and affection happen to someone else.
The readers write about OFFCenter and ammunition.
Film & TV
American remake of Danish film milks the mama drama
The story of people whose best intentions often end up steamrolling over the lives and emotions of others is both touching and universal, but overall, After the Wedding lacks the teary-eyed impact you'd expect.
This week there's Powwow Highway, “Welcome to Gwichyaa Zhee”, a filmmaker mixer and ¡Cine Magnifico!
Broadcast Networks set premiere dates
September is upon us, and that means the big broadcast networks will be opening the gates on a new fall season of dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. So what do we have to look forward to, and when can we see it?
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Coming up with Campos
We chat with Jeremy Campos about life as a sound engineer.
We review a new release by Russell James.
Arts & Lit
A Conversation with Director Stephen Hull
Weekly Alibi sat down with Director Stephen Hull to talk about where University of New Mexico Press has been and where it is going.
Thoughts on Ben Roe Jr.’s Elvis and Birds
A work of driven by collage, Elvis and Birds is an assemblage of parts with a complexity best considered by separating the main elements and taking them one at a time.
Coming up: 22 Poems: A Benefit Reading and Candlelight Vigil for El Paso, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, Bread Amnesty Day, Eche Otro Vistazo — the Art of Jakubowski and A Place to Ponder.
Need-A-Pita does Middle Eastern food perfectly
Much like the baklava, Need-A-Pita is all about layers. It would be easy to mistake it for just another eatery on Menaul but peel back a few layers, and it’s a place of love and care towards the food that gives it more oomph than you find in some other parts of the city.
Food On-A-Stick Festival Signals Summer’s End
What speaks more to the heart of the good folks in the US of A than serving their favorite foods on a stick, thereby releasing them from burdens of cutlery and table manners in favor of something far more … salacious?
If appreciating the joy of your kitchen is not an option for you, then maybe check out one of these drinking events instead.
SRI lawsuit promising
Lawsuit against DEA for failing to license new marijuana cultivators is reportedly making progress; Sexdriver Kush is good for anyone suffering from pain or insomnia.