Alibi Volume 28, Number 37
September 12, 2019
News & Opinion
Joseph Sanchez on energy and infrastructure
Weekly Alibi sat down with Joseph Sanchez, to get a better idea of who he is and what he represents in a crowded Congressional District 3 field that demands attention as the June 2020 primary nears ever nearer.
Focusing on homelessness and addiction
Connie Vigil is the only elephant running for City Council District 2, but she happens to champion certain platform issues that sound progressive.
Details of a 2014 report that the New Mexico Department of Corrections attempted to conceal have become public; Albuquerque will be replacing current eligible city vehicles with alternative fuel vehicles; APS to initiate a new energy-saving plan.
Funny because a barbecue sewer happens to someone else.
Film & TV
Government whistleblower drama is realistically disappointing
Official Secrets isn’t as thrilling or tragic or uplifiting as you might hope. It’s just a bummer—the exact sort of bummer we’ve come to expect these days from our government.
Check out the ¡Globalquerque! International Cinema Series, a Scooby Doo movie marathon, Vietnam: An Inner View and The Medicine in Marijuana.
“A Very Brady Renovation” on HGTV
More than 45 years after the iconic TV series “The Brady Bunch” was canceled, HGTV went out and spent $3.5 million ($1.6 million over asking price) for the original “Brady House.”
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Live amongst the concerts in your week
At least the nights are beginning to stretch out. With that in mind, we remind you that a caper is indeed afoot but really begins in earnest when you walk through the door of your favorite venue and start jamming the funk out.
Jay Leno brings the laughs to The Showroom
Jay Leno is still on the road and performing with his poignant style for highlighting the oddities of day-to-day life. Having the chance to sit down and talk with him, we dug into what keeps him touring, his past projects and his thoughts on a few things.
A groovy movement forward through cumbia and kindness
We chat with three of the septet of local postmodernist polymorphic, Latinx hipsters Baracutanga.
Arts & Lit
What You Might Have Missed at the State Fair
For the adventurous fair-goer, the New Mexican art lover or the seeker of the creative spirit that can only be found in New Mexico, Clarke Condé suggests marching right out the doors of the arts buildings and into the nearest agriculture building.
Karil Bovée’s Grace in the Wings
Grace in the Wings takes its readers on a train ride from New York City to Los Angeles with an eventful stop in Albuquerque. This highly entertaining book offers tropes from romance, murder mystery, film noir, melodrama and historical fiction.
This week, check out Blood & Water, Cuatro Corazones One Spirit, Head of a Woman, Becoming and a reading from Escalante's Dream: On the Trail of the Spanish Discovery of the Southwest.
Join us for #AlibiTacoWeek and prove you stand with giants
Learn the intricacies that makes each of these tacos wonderful and unique and then go out and find them.
Hosho finds light bites appealing at Spring Rollin’
At first glance you probably wouldn't think you could successfully build a restaurant around what, in America, is basically considered an appetizer, but that's exactly what Spring Rollin' has done. With spring rolls made right before your eyes and egg rolls flash fried as you pick your spring roll ingredients, they've combined traditional with inventive to a pretty delicious effect.
Bringing you the tastiest finds at the fair
Dan Pennington jumps into the food of the State Fair to find a good mix of old favorites and new takes on classics.
Maybe you’re not feeling tacos and want something different. That’s why this week’s The Dish is on all things not taco.
Officials narrow in on vaping danger
Authorities may have figured out the problem behind a spate of lung disease cases that were apparently related to vaping; Eric Cantor predicts federal legalization not happening soon; only 33 patients suffering from opioid addiction have been accepted into the medical cannabis program since June; London Poundcake should help those suffering from joint pain and tension.