The nominations are in and the top finalists are now ready for the final round of public approbation that is Weekly Alibi’s Best of Burque Restaurants. Voting runs September 4 through September 18, noon to noon. As with the nomination phase, you can vote once per 24 hour period. So vote early, vote often and put your favorites over the top!
In the heavily contested District 2 race—an electoral contest currently being defined by the work and legacy of Isaac Benton—Blanquera Nelson says he can make a difference by getting more people from the community heard and involved.
Lushly conceptualized, smartly written, wonderfully acted and enchantingly directed, “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” is the perfect fantasy escape—even if you aren’t lucky enough to be a child of the ’80s.
The New Mexico Academy of Rock and Blues has been goal-oriented. Its stated purpose: “To make music camps and classes accessible by being low cost to the community and fully funded for families with limited resources.”
A Conversation with Albuquerque Poet Manuel González
By Clarke Condé
Manuel González is the kind of poet who gets more animated the more he talks about the healing powers of poetry. Not simply the poems themselves, but the community that develops when poets come together to speak the truth as they see it and to let go of the words that have been holding them back.