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V.27 No.32 | 8/9/2018

Food Interview

Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz, the Kitchen Curandera

Ruiz talks healing communities with food

We talk to Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz about her career, “superfoods” and using food as medicine.
Michelle Otero
Courtesy of Michelle Otero

Arts Interview

Words of Praise

Albuquerque's newest Poet Laureate

Poet Laureate Michelle Otero talks about how poetry can shape civic life by illuminating the lives of others.
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Emerson Corley
Corey Yazzie

Music Interview

Emerson, Frank and Bobby

Vocal legends get local treatment

Emerson Corley and Entourage: EJazz cooly cover Sinatra and Darin for 2018’s last Jazz Under The Stars concert series.
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V.27 No.31 | 8/2/2018
Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd of The Flaming Lips
George Salisbury

Music Interview

The Flaming Lips and August

OKC Art punks on the way to Taos for the Vortex

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips talks about career longevity, his bandmates and controlling our own lives.
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The Mariposa Music Collective, (L-R): Kira Gone, Kyle Molina, Chris Brennan, Christi Sanchez and Alex Paramo
Eric Williams Photography

Music Interview

Globo de Sonidos

Mariposa Music Presents World Beat Spectacular

There’s a globe’s worth of new sounds out there and that ain’t just hot air from a pretty balloon.
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Jeph Jerman
Jeph Jerman

Arts Interview

Secret Sounds

The audio art of Jeph Jerman

For several decades, Jeff Jerman has been delving into the mysterious potential of the matter that surrounds us, culling sonic qualities from his collection of discarded and unexpected instruments.
V.27 No.30 | 7/26/2018
Save the Food ad
Ad Council

Food Interview

Food Waste Stops Here

A chat with Andrea Spacht on Save the Food campaign

While food waste is a systemic problem that will require large-scale solutions, those solutions start with the individual decisions we make on a daily basis. Robin Babb speaks with Andrea Spacht about the Save the Food campaign and its origins.
Poet Chelsea Bunn hosts reading at South Broadway Library
Courtesy of Chelsea Bunn

Arts Interview

Free Verse

Chelsea Bunn unpacks the power of poetry

For many, poetry feels inaccessible. As a teacher, Chelsea Bunn hopes to share that poetry doesn't have to be “abstruse or inaccessible,” but instead a vehicle to find greater understanding of both ourselves and the world around us.
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V.27 No.29 | 7/19/2018
Axis Bold
Courtesy of Inpost Artspace

Arts Interview

The Art of Music

The diverse creative modes of local musicians

Tom Guralnick unpacks this year's Musicians Making Art and the legacy of the exhibitions that happen in conjunction with the New Mexico Jazz Festival.
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V.27 No.28 | 7/12/2018
A moment captured from the celebration of the Voices from the Margins opening in New Delhi, India
Sarah Wilkinson

Arts Interview

Traveling for Truth

Voices from the Margins fosters collaboration between New Mexico and New Delhi

We chat with organizer Sarah Wilkinson and artist Adam Gutierrez about Voices from the Margins, a group show by exchange students in Albuquerque and New Delhi, India.
V.27 No.27 | 7/5/2018
Mike Trujillo and Roman Barham
Eric Williams Photography

Music Interview

Arise, Rockers, Arise

In conversation with Mike Trujillo and Roman Barham

August March chats with Mike Trujillo and Roman Barham of ARISE Music and Coffee.
V.27 No.26 | 6/28/2018
Chris McQuary and Sarah Ciccotello
Eric Williams Photography

Food Interview

Burque Bakehouse is a Local Treasure

Local bakery makes uniquely delicious bread and pastries

Alibi chats with Sarah Ciccotello and Chris McQuary about their calling: baked pastries.
Tim Keller
courtesy Cabq.gov

News Interview

Keller Fights the Good Fight

Immigration policy an ethical lapse

August March chats with Mayor Tim Keller about immigration and ethics.
V.27 No.25 | 6/21/2018
Julio César Morales
Matt Martinez

Arts Interview

The Art of Exchange

New Visiting Curator Series kicks off with a visit from renowned artist and curator

Before his visit, Julio César Morales took the time to discuss his work as an artist and curator, how art can work in the community and the importance of “supporting artists working in 'off center' locations such as Albuquerque."
Ingrid Ordoñez
Courtesy NM Dream Team

News Interview

In the Sands of the Desert

Vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle

Weekly Alibi met with Ingrid Ordoñez and NM Dream Team Communications Director Flaviano Graciano to get a better idea of what is happening in Tornillo.