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V.27 No.38 | 9/20/2018
Abbas Akhil
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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
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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.
V.27 No.34 | 8/23/2018
APD on horseback in the community
Albuquerque Police Department

News Interview

About San Mateo and Kathryn

A new substation paves the way for revitalization, says Davis

Pat Davis talks about a plan to reverse the decay around San Mateo and Kathryn, starting with a community policing station.
Guest artist Eric Velhagen helps Bubonicon ring in 50 years
Eric Velhagen

Arts Interview

Fantasy as Reality

Guest artist Eric Velhagen helps Bubonicon ring in 50 years.
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V.27 No.33 | 8/16/2018
Credence Clearwater Revisted
Jeff Dow

Music Interview

A Band That Travels

Creedence Clearwater Revisited keeps on rollin’

Weekly Alibi chats with CCR’s Cosmo Clifford about rocking out, bayou style.
Greetings from the End of the Earth
Sara MacNeil

Arts Interview

Pre-Apocalyptic Sentiments

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.

Music Interview

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

Music Interview

Maestas’ Melting Pot

Talking community, heritage and breakfast burritos with Juan Tigre

The continuation of a scintillating conversation.