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V.27 No.41 | 10/11/2018
Wavves
Gilles O’Kane

Music Interview

Catch The Wavves

Sittin’ on top of the world with Stephen Pope

Wavves are a band from San Diego. Soon they will crash into Burque. More deets here.
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V.27 No.40 | 10/4/2018
Garbage
Joseph Cultice

Music Interview

Garbage Matters

The mind and vision of Butch Vig, translated into what remains

Butch Vig talks about Garbage, grunge and greatness with Alibi Music Editor August March.
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Lawrence Lindell

Arts Interview

Print Magic

ABQ Zine Fest year eight with Lawrence Lindell and many others

“It's the perfect medium,” artist, musician and educator Lawrence Lindell said over the phone from Oakland, Calif., where he had just returned home after participating in Maryland's Small Press Expo. “There's a wide range of what you can do with zines, you can experiment without too much pressure.” And Lindell himself has used the medium for many years to explore topics that relate to identity, mental health, accessibility and representation—primarily through his comics.

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V.27 No.39 | 9/27/2018
Linqua Franqa

Arts Interview

By Many Means

The depth and power of Linqua Franqa

Weekly Alibi chats with Mariah Parker, AKA Linqua Franqa, the hip-hop artist, poet, writer, linguist (holding a master’s, currently working on a PhD) and legislator.
Charlene Pyskoty
photo courtesy of candidate

News Interview

Talking with Charlene Pyskoty

County commission race an important part of Burque’s future

Alibi talks to County Commission District 5 candidate Charlene Pyskoty about the world, its politics as they relate to Bernalillo County and why the Bernalillo County Commission is an important forum for progressive change, now.

Music Interview

It’s Ozzy Time!

Fabled rocker has brief chat with local music critic

A brief textual chat featuring rocanrol legend Ozzy Osbourne.
V.27 No.38 | 9/20/2018
Abbas Akhil
courtesy of the candidate

News Interview

A Progressive Engineer

Energy and education are priorities for Democrat Abbas Akhil

Weekly Alibi met with Abbas Akhil, an energy expert, former Sandia Labs engineer and candidate for New Mexico House District 20.
Tim Crofton, Thomas Yegerlehner and Holly Duell star in the play
Courtesy of the Vortex Theatre

Arts Interview

Young Detectives

Complex play opens at Vortex Theatre

As the cast and crew of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time prepared for opening night, director Leslee Richards took the time to talk to Weekly Alibi about Vortex' iteration of the work.
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V.27 No.37 | 9/13/2018
August March and Martin Heinrich enjoy the State Fair
Vanessa Valdivia

News Interview

A Date with the Senator

Martin Heinrich visits the State Fair

Senator Martin Heinrich talks about education, renewable energy and frustration in Washington.
Artist Patricio Tlacaelel Trujillo y Fuentes brings an epic poem to life
Courtesy of Patricio Tlacaelel Trujillo y Fuentes

Arts Interview

“Victory of the Spirit”

A classic poem gets a theatrical treatment

Patricio Tlacaelel Trujillo y Fuentes has adapted the epic poem Yo Soy Joaquin to the stage.
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Music Interview

Sweet! Judy Blue Eyes

Judy Collins talks about a life in music

On the telephone with the legendary American songstress Judy Collins.
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V.27 No.36 | 9/6/2018
YOB
James Rexroad, Relapse Records

Music Interview

He Said Howdy, I said High

Mike Scheidt of YOB is ablaze about his art and his life

In conversation with Mike Scheidt of YOB.
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Gomez embroiders the stories of migrants over newspaper headlines
Kemely Gomez

Arts Interview

Stitch in Print

Kemely Gomez’ work shares authentic narratives of migration

Aún no Escrito (Unwritten), Kemely Gomez tackles the construction of the prevailing narratives surrounding immigration and gives them breadth, upends them or simply adds to them by embroidering real stories of migrants on top of those written and distributed in print media.
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Melanie Stansbury
courtesy of the candidate

News Interview

Setting a Course

Melanie Stansbury reps the next generation of N.M. leaders

A Democratic candidate for the N.M. House in District 28, Stansbury represents the best of the next generation of young politicos: educated, deeply experienced in governance and driven to find solutions for constituents who have tired of living in a state that’s ranked near the bottom of things.
Chef Brent Moore at Pueblo Harvest
Joel Wigelsworth

Chef du Jour

Chef Brent Moore at Pueblo Harvest

New things in store for the restaurant

What was once Pueblo Harvest Cafe & Bakery has undergone some changes this year, the biggest being a new Executive Chef in the kitchen: Brent Moore.