Alibi Volume 28, Number 44
October 31, 2019
News & Opinion
Alibi Endorsees Speak Up on the Issues
Heading into Tuesday’s municipal election, Weekly Alibi met with the candidates we’ve endorsed for City Council and for the CNM Governing Board. We had a couple of questions to ask them.
Bond Issues, Tax Questions and Voting Proposals
Weekly Alibi is generally and overarchingly in favor of passing all of the general obligation bond questions up for approval—with one caveat—in the coming municipal election.
A Facsimile Ballot for Your Perusal
Here’s a peek at this year’s ballot.
School Bonds and Levies
Albuquerque Public Schools is once again asking for funding, but leaders say a newly proposed mill levy and bond package won't increase taxes.
Funny because a subsubsubsubcontracted assassination almost happened to someone else.
The readers write about voter registration and Lobos.
Film & TV
Hitler was the funny one? Who knew?
Waititi’s gentle, big-hearted, humor-loving nature shines through from start to finish. If you can absorb the provocative joke at the center of it (Adolf Hitler as comic relief), Jojo Rabbit is a whole lot of wonderful in a very small package.
Get scared this week with the KiMo ghost tour and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth, The Shining and The Intruder.
Halloween Around the Dial
Thursday is a crummy night for Halloween. It’s not on the weekend, so adults can’t go to any good parties. And it’s on a weeknight, so the kids have to go to school the very next morning. Since there’s no point in going out, you might as well just stay home and watch TV.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
OM Releases Historic BBC Sessions
OM just came off a lengthy European tour. That tour included a day in residence at the BBC. While there, the band recorded four tracks from their last two albums. Weekly Alibi met with Al Cisneros to talk about it.
To find out more about the feels we have about Black Mountain and their music, Weekly Alibi sent Stephen McBean a few questions to answer as he rode the plane back to America after a European tour.
Stu Cook on The End of Creedence
The phone rang the other day and wouldn’t you know it, it was Stu Cook, the bass player for Creedence Clearwater Revisited, on the line.
Arts & Lit
Flamenco Through the Lens of Jared Kellogg
Partnering with Flamenco Works, Photographer Jared Kellogg has applied the craft of traditional black and white film photography to show the grace and passion of flamenco dance.
Nikki Glaser Set To Play Four-show Run at Santa Ana Star
Nikki Glaser's unique brand of story-telling mixed with expressive actions makes for one of the most enjoyable acts you can see. We were lucky enough to get an interview with her about her act and life on the road.
Mick Burson’s “Letter Writing Station”
Mick Burson traveled the world making the art that is in the show Wend, consisting of sculptures, paintings, photographs and drawings, the exhibit is a multi-media convergence of items constructed as he continued his, in his words, “life-long performance of wandering around while appearing to have a destination.”
This week, there's Zombie Attack!, Women Across Borders, Bruce Carpenter: One Moment, One Chance and Fall Type Out.
Or Why You Should Support Burger King's Impossible Whopper
First, a double-blind, side-by-side taste test: Whopper vs Impossible Whopper. Then, Impossible Whoppers from a few different locations, dining in and driving-through.
A Story of Pie, Royalty and Making Do
This is the story of when Vivian and two other women cooked dinner for the King and Queen of Thailand.
Legalization stirs “concerns”
Safe Access New Mexico claims to crusade against legalization in order to support medical cannabis patients; partisanship may slow cannabis reform; FDA needs to finish CBD rules.
12 Gauge would be a good strain for those who want a slight boost in creativity, productivity and mood.