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V.28 No.33 | 8/15/2019
Janus Herrera
Photo by Clarke Condé

Arts Interview

Youth Building a Future Outside

A Conversation with Rocky Mountain Youth Corps’ Janus Herrera

We talk with Janus Herrera of the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps about working with New Mexico youth on conservation, preservation and recreation projects that build skills and develop job readiness.
Jimmy Stallings

Music Interview

The Legend of Jimmy Stallings

Singer-songwriter chats with Barnes and March

We chat with Jimmy Stallings and Jeremy Barnes about tuneage, musical mythology, the ever-blossoming future and the always present past.
V.28 No.32 | 8/8/2019
beetle gallery
photo by Clarke Condé

Arts Interview

The Art Found in Beetle Galleries

Bunny Bowen’s Beetle-Killed Trees

It was discovering the beauty of the intricate patterns left by insect infestations that have ravaged Southwestern forests that both inspired and saddened Bunny Bowen.
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Mariela Ruiz-Angel
August March

New Mexico News

Border Concerns Continue

Immigration, violence and their local effects

Weekly Alibi reports on events in El Paso, the immigrant and refugee office in Burque and recent changes to border policy that affect New Mexicans.
Samantha Fish
Courtesy of the artist

Music Interview

It’s Festival Eclectica!

Woman-fronted fest takes over Angel Fire

Wondering what you can do to beat the heat? Head northeast about 154 miles to Angel Fire for Festival Eclectica.
V.28 No.31 | 8/1/2019
Atlantic Ocean
Photo by Fabio Miguel Roque

Arts Interview

The River, The Ocean and The Sea

Photographing Water Around the World

The photography project The River, The Ocean, The Sea is about the Rio Grande, the Atlantic Ocean and the Andaman Sea, respectively, or at least the parts that photographers Nick Tauro Jr., Fábio Miguel Roque and Hean Kuan Ong know well. Weekly Alibi sat down with Nick Tauro Jr. to talk about how the project came together, what the photographs tell us and why he makes photography books in the digital age.
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Styx
Rick Diamond

Music Interview

Crossing Styx with a Hot Guitar

James Young puts the rock in the ride

We chat with James Young of Styx about rocanrol, the electric guitar and a beloved band that keeps going and going, headed for the sky and other celestial bodies, too.
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V.28 No.30 | 7/25/2019
ArtStreet Program Coordinator Barbara Jensen at work
Photo by Clarke Condé

Arts Interview

Healing Street Trauma Through Art

A Conversation with ArtStreet Program Coordinator Barbara Jensen

Weekly Alibi sat down with Barbara Jensen to talk about the approach she brings to coordinating ArtStreet, the trauma of homelessness and role that ArtStreet has in providing healthcare for the homeless.
Mac Sabbath
Jeremy Saffer

Music Interview

Big Mac Sabbath Attack

Mysterious band has something cooking

We chat with the gratuitously greasy yet gorgeously gritty Mac Sabbath—again!
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V.28 No.29 | 7/18/2019
Da-ka-xeen Mehner
Photo by Clarke Condé

Arts Interview

Indigenizing Our History

The Monument Project of Da-ka-xeen Mehner

Weekly Alibi caught up with Da-ka-xeen Mehner while he was photographing Sunday afternoon at the Obelisk in Santa Fe Plaza to talk about his work and the histories that monuments like this represent.
Kansas
courtesy of the artist

Music Interview

Where Kansas Is a Band

Chatting with violinist David Ragsdale

Weekly Alibi chats with violinist David Ragsdale of American prog rock band Kansas.
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Dave Attell
courtesy of the artist

Comedy Matters

You Can Find Him in the Club

Dave Attell talks hot dogs, porn and comedy

Weekly Alibi chats with Dave Attell, who for the last 35 years has been “finding the funny” and shoving it in his audience's face.
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V.28 No.28 | 7/11/2019
A 1982 Monte Carlo on display as part of the lowrider exhibit at the Albuquerque International Sunport.
Photo by Clarke Condé

Arts Interview

Lowriders at the Sunport

An Interview with Curator Max Baptiste

Weekly Alibi sat down with curator Max Baptiste to find out more about the lowrider exhibit, the challenges of showing art at the airport and what we can expect in the future.
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V.28 No.27 | 7/4/2019
Maurreen Skowran
Corey Yazzie

News Interview

Two Tickets to Northeast Heights

Maurreen Skowran for District 8 City Council

This year, District 8 councilor Jones is being challenged by Maurreen Skowran, a progressive Marine Corps veteran with traditional values and an optimistic, forward-looking demeanor.
Dante Betsch
Photo by Clarke Condé

Arts Interview

Beneath the Surface

The Emerging Perspective of Dante Betsch

Weekly Alibi sat down with Dante Betsch, winner of the 2019 Harwood Art Center Solo Exhibition Award as well as the Valerie Roybal Award, to talk about where he is from, his work and what we can expect from him in the future.
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