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 V.13 No.39 | September 23 - 29, 2004 
A Tale of Two Town Halls
Dateline: Albuquerque. Dick Cheney spreads the party gospel with his trademark solemnity and false assertions. Then John Kerry comes to town for lots of applause--but why isn't he ahead in the polls if Bush is such a disaster?
Payne's World
Dan Rather's rush-job on fraudulent Bush documents is another nail in the coffin of legitimate mainstream journalism.
Blue Note
Lucy Kaplansky weaves alt.country, new folk and deeply personal themes into The Red Thread, her latest effort.
Food News
Soon La Montañita Coop will have sister stores in Gallup and Santa Fe. The result? Widespread soy ice cream at a cheaper cost to you, Johnny Q. Shopper.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow is a retro-futuristic delight, filled to the brim with eye-popping wonders.
Coming of Age
Sandia National Laboratories' Mixed Waste Landfill is home to more than 40 types of radioactive and hazardous substances--and it's perched precariously over our water supply. So should we risk playing with fire or let sleeping dogs lie?
Author Interview
Regardless of how chilly our political climate gets, global warming is still an increasingly dire issue. Ross Gelbspan's Boiling Point takes on the problem of global climate change with eloquence and vision.

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Circle in the Trees

Tomorrow YOU will play Sister (407 Central NW). Not necessarily the person reading this preview—although that's certainly possible—YOU is actually a chunky, four-piece outfit from Albuquerque that combines psych influences with blues-inflected rock stylings that are guaranteed to have you alternatively grooving along, reflecting dreamily or yearning for release.

This show at Sister is an album release party, celebrating the outfit’s latest, Ambivalence. This new work is infused with a sound that effectively transits the uncanny valley. The fourth track on Ambivalence, “Young Witch Eternal Gliss,” is a potent psychedelic anodyne, while tunes like “Saturday Night” prove the group can handle bluesy rock with serious aplomb. Baton Rouge, La.-based band Moon Honey—recently produced by Deerhoof—are touring with YOU; As In We and DJ Caterwaul start the evening off with their own brands of sonic intensity. Tickets for this 21-and-up cosmic exhibition are only five silver talents, and the metaphorical curtain rises around 9pm. You should be there. Or be square. Sister • Thu Apr 24 • 9pm • $5 • 21+ • View on Alibi calendar

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The Art of Rabble-Rousing: Reception for WE HONOR

Believers in the power-cum-responsibility of art to change lives, attitudes and public policy, take heart—an exhibit opening tomorrow, wears its ideological zeal on its sleeve. With an impressive range of artists and artistic collectives whose work amplifies public awareness, WE HONOR: The Art of Activism promotes ecological reverence and justice for indigenous peoples. It’s hosted by Honor the Earth and Honor the Treaties, two Native-led activist organizations that invest in and benefit from connections to the art community.

Eminent environmentalist, author and two-time Green-Party vice-presidential candidate Winona Laduke speaks at the opening from 6 to 7pm. Contributing artists include Shepard Fairey, recognized for his iconic red-and-blue Barack Obama “Hope” poster; Gregg Deal, a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe best known for “The Last American Indian On Earth,” a performance piece in which he explodes racial stereotypes by embodying them in mundane settings like grocery stores, shopping malls and restaurants; and Nani Chacon, the local muralist behind the magnificent “She Taught Us to Weave” in Wells Park and co-curator of this exhibit with Kim Smith. Traditional foods will be served during the free opening reception, which starts at 5pm. Everything happens at Warehouse 508 (508 First Street NW); see bit.ly/wehonor for more info. Warehouse 508 • Thu Apr 24 • 5-8pm • FREE • View on Alibi calendar

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The Daily Word in King Arthur's parliamentary run

The Daily Word

Good morning, it's Wednesday, April 23, 2014

and some jerk robbed my bank yesterday,

a UNM football player has been charged with rape and kidnapping,

and APD would like to point out that they "worked hard" to not shoot and kill a man who was upset that APD had shot and killed his fiancé.

Meanwhile,

the US Supreme Court upheld a ban on affirmative action in college admissions,

people who like bad movies and talking robots are buzzing with rumors that MST3K may return,

the New York post revealed that creepy R&B singer R. Kelly has been paying millions of dollars out to "dozens" of women who have accused him of being creepy over the last decade,

and King Arthur, the Raised Druid King of Britain, plans to run for parliament.

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