As it ushers in daffodils, gale force winds and that funny feeling that makes you want to tear all your clothes off and run through the greening meadows, Spring also heralds the return of the mighty Best of Burque Reader’s Choice Ballot! This year the rules are a little different. During the nomination phase, March 4 through 25, readers, wannabe readers and those who don’t even know how to read can vote for their favorites in any category up to ONCE each day. During the voting phase, April 1 through 29, our ad hoc electoral commission has commanded that each voter gets but ONE BALLOT to cast. You know, like a democracy! So, to reiterate, nominate early and often, but VOTE once. Let the games begin!
For public education, what the governor asked for and what the legislature approved ended up being two different, if intrinsically related, things. But no matter what perspective one looks at the current situation from, one thing is clear: most of the money comes from the awesomely powerful yet highly volatile oil and gas industries of New Mexico.
N.M. Attorney General sued Google for collecting children's personal data; US Attorney General William Barr has appointed Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III to chair the Mental Illness Working Group as part of a national effort to fight crime; state Republican leaders said that they will take the House back from state Democrats.
This is the week for a “Showdown in Lobo Village" sitcom live reading, a Tribesourcing discussion, NMFF Indie Screening and Jim Henson in Performance. And it's time to submit your entry to the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.
The mildly successful CBS All Access (home to all things “Star Trek”) is now set to merge with all of Viacom’s other brands to offer a wide slate of movies and TV in a brand spankin’ new, yet-to-be-named streaming service.
False spring is one of the things they call the month of February here in New Mexico, but it’s still winter. At a show, it’s possible to forget all about those things called seasons, false or not. All you have to do is show up.
Juli Hendren on the theater festival’s 20th anniversary
By Clarke Condé
Revolutions International Theatre Festival is not simply about the theater the festival includes, it is about bringing together the people involved. Weekly Alibi sat down with Juli Hendren to talk about diplomacy, theater and this year’s Revolutions.
In Indelible Ink: Native Women, Printmaking, Collaboration, Nine Native printmakers with vastly different aesthetics are brought together to display work that is a sampling a of some of the finest examples of contemporary printmaking created by anyone.
Don Choche has brought their style to Nob Hill in a location brimming with restaurants and they’ve found a niche that allows them to stand uniquely above others with their immense servings and incredibly affordable pricing structure. You owe it to yourself to get in there now, before it becomes the next go-to spot that has you waiting outside for a chance to sneak in for a bite.
Department of Health is no longer required to issue medical cannabis cards; bills to legalize recreation cannabis, protect Native cannabis patients living on tribal land from federal prosecution and allow research facilities to grow or buy cannabis for research purposes were all three strangled like mad dogs.