V.27 No.25 | 6/21/2018
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."
Courtesy NM Dream Team
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.
Eric Williams Photography
The Biggest Planet
In conversation with Ashes of Jupiter
Weekly Alibi talks with Albuquerque's Ashes of Jupiter about heavy metal, Southern rock and science fiction.
V.27 No.24 | 6/14/2018
photo by Tito Valdez
Pura Vida Comida Rolls Into ABQ
Erin and Tito Valdez open new vegan food truck
We chat with Tito and Erin Valdez about the need for a vegan food truck.
To Be, Definitely To Be
Two classics come to Downtown ABQ
Peter Kierst, Artistic Director, tells us about Shakespeare on the Plaza.
V.27 No.23 | 6/7/2018
From Here to Hereditary
An interview with writer-director Ari Aster
We interview Hereditary's writer and director, Ari Aster.
Palmas and Poetry
Vanesa Coloma's homage to a golden age kicks off Flamenco Festival
We interview Vanesa Coloma, who kicks off Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque with her company's performance of the expansive work Flamenklórica.
V.27 No.21 | 5/24/2018
At Home in the World
Place is unpacked at Sanitary Tortilla
Still Moving, with its works by two Albuquerque-rooted artists, examines the world outside: how we interact with landscapes both urban and pastoral and integrate ourselves into them, making home wherever we go.
V.27 No.20 | 5/17/2018
Cussing at White Men with Guns
Pat Davis gives NRA the bird
We ask Pat Davis about his "Fuck the NRA" ad.
V.27 No.19 | 5/10/2018
An interview with the writer-director and the star of The Rider
How does a Chinese filmmaker living in Denver end up having a mutualistic symbiotic relationship with a South Dakota cowboy?
Erin Galvez explores the meaning of the materials in It's Hard to Say
Erin Galvez makes sculptural pieces of scavenged, thrifted and otherwise reclaimed materials.
V.27 No.18 | 5/3/2018
What Would Willy Do?
An interview with novelist, musician Willy Vlautin
Foregoing Hollywood-drama fodder for the more realistic victories and defeats of the working class, each of Willy Vlautin's books and films quietly breaks your heart while scraping out a measure of redemption.
© Estate of Patrick Nagatani
Feeling for the Edge
Survey of Patrick Nagatani's early photograhy illumines a master
We speak with curator Mary Statzer about Patrick Nagatani, who created smart, often surprising photographs that hummed with their questions on spirituality, the construction of self, how we heal and how we fit into the puzzle of the natural world.
V.27 No.17 | 4/26/2018
courtesy of cabq.gov
Let’s Send Pat to Congress
Weekly Alibi endorses Davis for District 1
Weekly Alibi met with Candidate Davis last week to discuss his run for US House of Representatives District 1.
Gordon Bernell Arts Department
Putting Form to the Past
The adult students at Gordon Bernell share their personal narratives in Telling Stories
For seven years Gordon Bernell Charter School has produced an art show to show their adult students' perspectives. This time around the show is called Telling Stories, and many students in this exhibition have used their tattoos and scars as an avenue to share their histories.