Alibi V.25 No.14 • April 7-13, 2016
Best of Burque 2016 Congratulations to the winners, sympathies to the losers, and a massive thank you to our readers who showed up online in record-breaking numbers this year to share their opinions about who the best really are. The votes have been cast, the people have spoken.
BOB: Life in Burque All the bests for residents: Politics, Money, Media, Best Road to Confuse Out-of-Town Drivers, Best Place to Spend a Wad of Singles, Best Neon Sign, Best Parking Lot to Make You Lose All Faith in Humanity, Best Place to Read a Complete Novel While Waiting in Line and Best Place to Find Peace of Mind, among others.
Illo by Tamara Sutton BOB: Night Life Best bars of various stripes, Best beverages to imbibe and other Besties of the after-dark variety.
Illo by Rob M BOB: Arts The Best in theatre, visual arts and words both spoken and written.
Illo by Brie MacQuarrie BOB: Music The Best places to buy tunes and listen to live music, plus some of the Best performers in Albuquerque.
Illo by Rob M BOB: Kiddos Best Summer Camp, Best Place to Take Kids, Best Story Time, Best Kid’s Haircut and bunch of other things Best for your (or someone else’s) kids.
Illo by Tamara Sutton BOB: Pets Best Nonprofit for Animals, Best Nonprofit for Animals, Best Pet Shop, Best Pet Grooming, Best Woof and Best Meow.
Illo by Rob M BOB: Goods The most economically stimulating Bests of Albuquerque's merchant class, including Best Used Book Store, Best Vintage Clothing Store, Best Antique Store, Best Skate Shop and (of course) Best Adult Toy Store.
Illo by Brie MacQuarrie BOB: Services The Best of Burque's highly trained professionals and fabulous establishments. Yes, that includes both Best Dentist and Best Medical Cannabis Dispensary! Image via Pixabay Comm Fly the Ford TriMotor Sunday, Nov 18: 9am-5pm Double Eagle II Airport
Experience what was the height of flying luxury in 1928, at the start of commercial air travel. Book a flight or just view the aircraft.
Image via Pixabay Comm Con-Jikan Sunday, Nov 18: 10am Ramada Albuquerque Hotel and Convention Center
A pop-culture festival focused on the world of anime and gaming, emphasizing fun and fandom.
Outdoor Petroglyph National Monument Group Hike Sunday, Nov 18: 10am-noon Rinconada Canyon Trail
Take a crack at the 2.2 mile roundtrip, easy to moderately strenuous hike with three slight inclines. Snacks and water are provided. Dogs welcome on a leash. Bring binoculars to see the petroglyphs.
Food Autumn Harvest Afternoon Tea Sunday, Nov 18: 1-2:30pm Fragrant Leaf Tea Boutique
Enjoy a three-course afternoon tea showcasing fall flavors, accompanied by two teas at two separate settings.
Food Slow Food ABQ Annual Food Swap Sunday, Nov 18: 2-3:30pm Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Bring three to five homemade or homegrown food items to trade. This is a great way to diversify pantry goodies by trading them for others. Items must be made or grown by you.
Words Dennis Herrick Signing Event Sunday, Nov 18: 3-4:30pm Page One Bookstore
The former daily newspaper reporter talks about and signs his new non-fiction effort
Esteban: The African Slave Who Explored America. Image via Pixabay Comm Dragon Lights Albuquerque Sunday, Nov 18: 6-10pm Expo New Mexico
Formerly known as the Chinese Lantern Festival, see the all new larger-than-life, fully-illuminated lanterns, Chinese cultural performances and special handicrafts.
Image via Pixabay Wellness The Cuddle Revolution Sunday, Nov 18: 7pm Source
This is a completely platonic experience for adults only. Please arrive on time. Use a series of exercises to practice consensual and safe touch, as well as authentic connection.