V.28 No.46 | 11/14/2019
image by Xanthe Miller
Don’t Fence Me In
Sam Truett on Species in Peril on the Borderlands
Weekly Alibi sat down with Samuel Truett, Associate Professor of History at the University of New Mexico and expert panelist for Species in Peril Along the Rio Grande, to talk about the history of the US/Mexico border and what borders mean for the animals that must cross them.
photo by Corey Yazzie
In The Neighborhood
August James and the Lovesick Symphony
Weekly Alibi invited August James and drummer Peach Tauzer of up-and-coming country-inflected The Lovesick Symphony to our headquarters for a chat.
V.28 No.45 | 11/7/2019
Robb Photo Collection, Center for Southwest Research, UNM Libraries
John Donald Robb of New Mexico
Musicologist, Composer Left His Mark
Weekly Alibi chatted with UNM Distinguished Professor Emeritus Enrique Lamadrid to find out more about Dean John Donald Robb.
photo by Clarke Condé
The South Valley Studio Tour 2019
An Interview with South Valley Artist John Gallegos
The South Valley Studio Tour is an ad hoc group of artists who got together three years ago to invite people into their homes and studios. Weekly Alibi sat down with John Gallegos to talk about making art in the South Valley.
V.28 No.44 | 10/31/2019
A Sacred Syllable at the Beeb
OM Releases Historic BBC Sessions
OM just came off a lengthy European tour. That tour included a day in residence at the BBC. While there, the band recorded four tracks from their last two albums. Weekly Alibi met with Al Cisneros to talk about it.
Flamenco Through the Lens of Jared Kellogg
Partnering with Flamenco Works, Photographer Jared Kellogg has applied the craft of traditional black and white film photography to show the grace and passion of flamenco dance.
V.28 No.43 | 10/24/2019
Art and Entrepreneurship
An Interview With Two Stoned Betties
Sara Romãn and Kayla Mansfield, self-proclaimed Burqueñas and longtime best friends, are two dynamic artists and businesswomen who make more than just jewelry. Weekly Alibi recently sat down with Two Stoned Betties for an energetic conversation about Burque work and life.
Eric Williams Photography
A Conversation With Pat Davis
Chairman of the Governor’s Marijuana Legalization Work Group
After several meetings and a lengthy report to the governor, the Marijuana Legalization Working Group said they were done. That’s when Weekly Alibi asked to chat with working group chairman Pat Davis.
Sustainable, Inclusive Crop
An Interview With Brad Lewis
Agriculture is big business in The Land of Enchantment, and Weekly Alibi had the pleasure to sit down with New Mexico's own Agricultural and Environmental Services Division Director Brad Lewis.
V.28 No.42 | 10/17/2019
Eric Williams Photography
Ending the Silence
Investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
A recent report examines the continuing crisis concerning murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls throughout our nation. Weekly Alibi met with the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department Cabinet Secretary Lynn Trujillo, who will be overseeing the new task force to determine the scope of the problem.
Kathy Griffin Comes Out
Scrap-happy comedian attends Way OUT West Gay & Lesbian Film Fest
Weekly Alibi spoke to Kathy Griffin prior to her Albuquerque visit about fickle fame, enduring humor, “the unshockable gays” and, of course, The Donald.
V.28 No.41 | 10/10/2019
Community College Election
Virginia Trujillo Reps CNM in District 6
We talk with CNM board District 6 incumbent candidate Virginia Trujillo about what her incumbency offers stakeholders moving forward, as well as to get an idea of some of the programs CNM offers.
A Nashville Cat
Justin Moore: Clean as Country Water
Weekly Alibi had a chance to sit down for a chat with Justin Moore. Besides being a country gentleman par excellance, our talk revealed many reasons why country music—and Moore in particular—is so relatable to fans looking for music that they can carry around in their hearts.
V.28 No.40 | 10/3/2019
Photo by Clarke Condé
Bones of Grief
The Scrimshaw of Adri De La Cruz
Weekly Alibi sat down with Adri De La Cruz to talk about bone carving, loss and the therapeutic power of scrimshaw.
courtesy of the artist
Ryan, Isaac and Their Friends
Making Jazz and Soul Count
Weekly Alibi had a chat with Isaac Aragon and Ryan Montaño about their Balloon Fiesta gig, soul and R&B and Burque’s jazz and blues communities.