Alibi Volume 29, Number 02
January 9, 2020
News & Opinion
Chatting with Miranda van Dijk of DPNM
To find out more about the direction the Democratic Party in New Mexico is taking as 2020 carries us toward the November election, Weekly Alibi chatted with Miranda van Dijk, the new Communications Director for Democratic operations.
A wide variety of Burqueños represented
We talk to Red Nation and others at the protest over the Iran escalation.
AG appeals appeals Heath White warrant invalidation and asked legislators to update current hate crime statute to protect homeless; complaints filed against Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute over lab monkey deaths.
Funny because being flayed for your tattoos happens to someone else, mercifully dead.
A reader writes about cops, courts and politicians.
Ask a drag queen your burning questions in Alibi’s exclusive advice column
Nothing is hard about drag.
Film & TV
Glimpsing the future a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away
Could the future of Star Wars actually lie in the small screen?
See "Hidden Pacific", the Madrid Film Festival, "Get Tony Scarboni" and "Ageless Living."
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Kristy Hinds and her Strange Religion
Weekly Alibi speaks with Kristy Hinds to find out more about her music, her life and her ability to create and perform knowing, no-nonsense pop-jazz with a kick.
We review releases by Dymer, Katarak Attack and John King Cave.
Arts & Lit
Molly Zimmer’s Soft-Scapes
Weekly Alibi sat down with Molly Zimmer to talk about her impressionistic landscapes, time and texture.
Finding a deeper meaning in their words
Consider four of the seemingly most confusing of Albuquerque’s street signs and see if we can find a deeper understanding in what they are trying to tell us.
See Reclaimed Creations, Motherhood, Barbells & T-Shots, Made in New Mexico IV: Annual Group Show, The Peking Acrobats and Bauhaus: Art and Design for the Future.
How we find joy in simplifying
The plate hits the table and you feel as if you’re in Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks, with its straightforward presentation and simplicity lending an air of ’50s diner status to your meal. You don’t have to overthink it, there’s not such a complex palette of flavors at work that your mind is required to process. It’s just good in the way it should be, direct and upfront.
NoshFest prepares for 3rd annual celebration
Despite our estimated population of over 24,000 Jews currently living in Albuquerque, we’re a bit hard up for Jewish-centric eateries but at NoshFest, a mix of local and Jewish cuisine will come together all in one convenient space to help get you the nosh you need.
Now that we're in The Roaring ’20s 2: Electric Boogaloo, it's time to get back to the usual pace. Here are three events for your viewing pleasure, and hopefully at least one of them fills your need to get out and explore.
Legalization bill to be pre-filed
Bill to legalize recreational marijuana is pre-filed; Coca-Cola denies CBD soda rumor; Major League Baseball removes marijuana prohibition; regular cannabis use can cause dangerous changes in heart.
Nightmare Cookies would be good for those who suffer from depression, nausea or pain.
Samantha Anne Carrillo reports on a first amendment ruling in favor of a local medical cannabis provider and its international reflection in cannabis tech companies’ fight to be included at the world’s largest consumer tech expo.