Alibi Volume 28, Number 41
October 10, 2019
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Here is our comprehensive list (compiled by you) of the latest, greatest and tastiest food here in Albuquerque.
These are the places voted best for American cuisine.
These are the places voted best for food from various areas.
These are the places voted best for vegetarian cuisine.
These are the places voted best in various specialized categories.
News & Opinion
Virginia Trujillo Reps CNM in District 6
We talk with CNM board District 6 incumbent candidate Virginia Trujillo about what her incumbency offers stakeholders moving forward, as well as to get an idea of some of the programs CNM offers.
Councilors Hear From Citizens, Debate Measures
A full house of citizens greeted the Albuquerque City Council as it worked on development rules, traffic on the one-ways and sports tourism as hot topics of discussion.
First human case of the plague discovered in New Mexico since 2017; over 100 Eldorado High School students appeared at APS board meeting calling for improvements in mental health resources; company owned by the late Jeffrey Epstein is asking a judge to reverse the cancellation of grazing contracts near Epstein’s Zorro Ranch.
Funny because an early termination fee happens to someone else.
Film & TV
“Revolutionary” origin story reimagines itself back into familiar territory
For all its hype about focusing solely on the Joker, for all its controversy-courting, for all its dogged insistence on ignoring DC Comics canon in order to spin its own “new” mythology, Joker adds next to nothing fresh or original.
This week you've gotta see Way OUT West, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, Hocus Pocus and Being Leonardo da Vinci: An Impossible Interview.
“Stumptown” on ABC
“Stumptown” doesn’t exactly break new ground in the jokey TV P.I. biz but it’s got a wisecracking lead and a colorful cast of characters.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Justin Moore: Clean as Country Water
Weekly Alibi had a chance to sit down for a chat with Justin Moore. Besides being a country gentleman par excellance, our talk revealed many reasons why country music—and Moore in particular—is so relatable to fans looking for music that they can carry around in their hearts.
At the Holographic Concert
Seeing hologram Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison was fun but also sort of creepy, not quite magical but totally technological.
We review new releases by fuguers cove, Golconda and LAD & Gypsy.
Arts & Lit
The Fashion of Balloon Fiesta Launch Directors
“In the land of color, black and white rules,” or so say the Zebras of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. Like the yellow shirts on an aircraft carrier, nothing takes flight without a firm go ahead from the Zebras. After all, it’s all fun and games until someone gets hit in the head by a descending balloon.
The Poetry of Refugia by Kyce Bello
Refugia is not the excitable alarm we often find in works about climate change, but rather a beautiful reflection of the calm and matter-of-fact persistence of people that have already endured plenty over the centuries from the climate in New Mexico.
This week, check out Laura Robbins: A Sense of Place, Readings, Mamma Mia! and Confusionite Sediment.
One night in Tokyo Bangkok made Hosho humble
What Tokyo Bangkok delivers is a baseline, default setting of fresh fish, quality ingredients and a true, workmanlike competence across their entire ambitious menu.
Here are the food events Dan Pennington found while surfing the web at 4am in the morning.
DOH issues further warning
The number of vaping injury cases in the state has risen to 15; three licensed cannabis producers are suing the state of New Mexico over what they say are arbitrary plant limits; a recent paper suggests that small amounts of marijuana can increase libido and extend orgasm.
Platinum Delights could very well serve people in need of a boost to productivity, creativity or overall mood and well-being.
Wherein we report on our own Southern New Mexico Cannabis Expo and a blockbuster cannabis industry deal that went bust.