Alibi Volume 28, Number 45
November 7, 2019
News & Opinion
NMENV Takes on Trump’s EPA
Weekly Alibi had a conversation with New Mexico Environment Department Environmental Protection Division Director Sandra Ely about natural gas and the rollback of pollution regulations.
Varied Activities Shape Burque’s Future
Here's the hopeful news coming out of Albuquerque, N.M., while la politica momentarily retreats retreats from view.
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.
Funny because having your million dollar bill called "counterfeit" happens to someone else.
The readers write about the American flag and how great everything must be there.
Film & TV
Celebrated Spanish filmmaker offers “autofictional” story of celebrated Spanish filmmaker
Inward-looking and overwhelmingly elegiac in nature, Almodóvar’s Pain & Glory still manages to feel more like a life-affirming wake than a glum funeral—offering at least as much glory as pain.
Check out the International Fly Fishing Film Festival, Indigipop X free preview night and Little. And maybe learn about your next job at the Film and Television Career Connection.
“Batwoman” on The CW
So far, "Batwoman" has done an credible job finding an identity of its own and it gives longtime bat-fans some hope that there are still fresh stories left to tell in the Batman universe.
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Musicologist, Composer Left His Mark
Weekly Alibi chatted with UNM Distinguished Professor Emeritus Enrique Lamadrid to find out more about Dean John Donald Robb.
Indiana Hip-Hop Artist Rocks
When Weekly Alibi received an e-mail late Friday afternoon, offering an exclusive interview with up-and-coming hip-hop artist Mark Battles, you’re dang straight we jumped at the opportunity.
We review Jimmy Stallings’ Sing To The King.
Arts & Lit
An Interview with South Valley Artist John Gallegos
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.
A Downtown United Mural in Process
Noé Barnett’s mural in progress at the corner of Second Street and Coal Avenue earns a moment of distraction every cycle of the traffic light.
After enjoying Burque Revolt, Orangutan Awareness Day and Speechless this week, give your New Mexico Poet Laureate nominee suggestions.
The Jealous Fork Gives You the Power To Make the Perfect Dish
The Jealous Fork, a build-your-own enchilada place, is a step away from the regularity we see in other New Mexican restaurants. It feels good to have control and choice.
Our Fave Garnish Has Many Uses
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.
USDA Releases Hemp Regulations
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.
Lavender Aura would be a good strain for relief of depression, pain, anxiety, stress and nausea.