V.27 No.33 | 8/16/2018
A Band That Travels
Creedence Clearwater Revisited keeps on rollin’
Weekly Alibi chats with CCR’s Cosmo Clifford about rocking out, bayou style.
Local artists react to climate change
Beneath the dome skylight of the gallery, artists Justine Ortiz, Mike Ortiz and Kris Mills show sculptures of bizarre creatures that provoke grief for the planet’s seemingly inevitable doom.
Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Tub
Bubble Bath Records is here to empower and educate artists
Adam Wood picks the brain of Bubble Bath Records founder John Maestas.
Courtesy of Bubble Bath Records
Maestas’ Melting Pot
Talking community, heritage and breakfast burritos with Juan Tigre
The continuation of a scintillating conversation.
V.27 No.32 | 8/9/2018
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.
Courtesy of Michelle Otero
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.
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.
V.27 No.31 | 8/2/2018
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.
Eric Williams Photography
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.
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
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.
Courtesy of Chelsea Bunn
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.
V.27 No.29 | 7/19/2018
Courtesy of Inpost Artspace
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.
V.27 No.28 | 7/12/2018
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
Eric Williams Photography
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.