USDA finally released regulations for hemp farming; NM DOH to hold public meeting about proposed changes to medical program; researchers studying effects of marijuana use on pregnant women; study has found that cannabis might not be very helpful with treating mental health problems.
A lawsuit is asking a judge to force PED and legislators make a specific plan to improve education for at-risk students by March; Republican Party wants New Mexico Secretary of State and the Doña Ana County Clerk to halt the counting of absentee ballots in Las Cruces; a state agency spent nearly $12,000 of taxpayers' money on a mandatory meeting that included laser tag, bowling and arcade games.
An Interview with South Valley Artist John Gallegos
By Clarke Condé
The South Valley Studio Tour is an ad hoc group of artists who got together three years ago to invite people into their homes and studios. Weekly Alibi sat down with John Gallegos to talk about making art in the South Valley.
Green chile has a versatility that you so rarely see stretched to its limit, so Dan Pennington scoured the darkest corners of forgotten tombs within the state to find unique uses for green chile that you might have missed.
It takes a special restaurant to find constantly changing and evolving dishes that have bold flavor combinations to keep things interesting in the dining room. Take some time to honor these pioneers in the field who constantly strive to make your usual visit a little more interesting.
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.
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.
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.
Nikki Glaser Set To Play Four-show Run at Santa Ana Star
By Dan Pennington
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 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.”
A group of politicians and cannabis industry leaders officially made their recommendations to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham vis-à-vis recreational cannabis legalization; battle over hemp is being waged on the Navajo Nation; vape panic blamed on black market cartridges.
New Mexico will adopt the SAT as the standardized test for high school juniors; CYFD will be making changes to a new task force a mere day after the task force was introduced to the public; Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) system planned to be running sometime this winter.
This is a busy week with La Festividad de los Muertos, Noche de Animas, Reel Rock 14 Film Tour, the GRAL Brothers providing live musical scores to horror films, Corpse Bride, Psycho, the “Writing the Horror Movie" workshop and Horror Film Trivia Vol. III: The Final Reckoning.
EJazz and Community Service Meld for Benefit Concert
By August March
Fascinated with the purposeful, supportive idea of a benefit concert for Domestic Violence Resource Center, Weekly Alibi asked Emerson Corley of Entourage Jazz and Vincent Galbiati of DVRC to stop by the office for a chat.
As National Novel Writing Month approaches, Albuquerque’s writers are preparing to commit to writing a novel in November. Weekly Alibi sat down with Albuquerque NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison Sonja Dewing to talk about how to get through writing a novel in a month.
So much has happened in this short Year of the Pig. Marijuana isn't the pariah it used to be. It's not even the sexy rebel with rolled-up shirt sleeves that it was 12 months ago. Now everybody's doing it. Your grandma's blasé about the whole thing. Oink, oink, baby.
Proper dosing when consuming edible medical cannabis is an important aspect of enjoying the therapeutic benefits of the plant. This is especially true when it comes to pain management, stimulating or moderating appetite and as an adjunct to relieving symptoms like muscle spasms and intestinal cramps. Here are some simple guidelines to help make such expeditions go well.
Resin (some call it “reclaim,” but I've also heard that term used for the byproduct left after vaping wax) is a mix of tar, ash and carbon that's a byproduct of plant combustion. Here's a way to clean it out of your glassware.
Lately, it seems like one issue has been creating more anxiety in cannabis users than both Jeff Sessions and bud rot combined. Cannabis oil vaping-related illnesses are raging across the nation like wildfire, leaving a swath of injured people and freaked-out consumers in its wake.
Marijuana plants only take between six and 10 weeks to turn around from seed to flower—it isn't called a “weed” for nothing—so there isn't really a “harvest season” to speak of. But that doesn't mean we can't pick out some good buds to help us wind down from the summer.
Imagine this: A heady session with an indica-dominant strain leaves you glued to your couch but hungry for thoughtful conversation about myriad topics within the cannabis industry, legalization efforts and more. Fire up your electronic device of choice and tune in to this selection of podcasts that cover a vast spectrum of cannabis topics.
Sara Romãn and Kayla Mansfield, self-proclaimed Burqueñas and longtime best friends, are two dynamic artists and businesswomen who make more than just jewelry. Weekly Alibi recently sat down with Two Stoned Betties for an energetic conversation about Burque work and life.
There's more than one way to crack an egg, peel an orange or skin a cat—and the same goes for getting your dose of medicinal marijuana. For some, smoking or vaping their medicine might seem too risky. For others, physical ailments might prevent them from comfortably hitting the pipe or pen. Well, to them, we say: Worry not.