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Weekly Alibi
 Feb 19 - 25, 2004 
Planting Roots in Barelas
Settled in the Barelas neighborhood is Out ch'Yonda, a performance and exhibit space that experiments with grassroots arts and activism.
NEWS/OPINION
State Offers Funds to Purchase Bosque Land
While state and city officials scramble to find money to stop a housing development in the Bosque, a local taxpayer files a petition with the attorney general's office asking to see the Taylor Foundation's tax records.
Thin Line
What in blazes ...? Heather Wilson puts on a freak show before national news cameras all because of the Super Bowl halftime show.
MUSIC
Blue Note
Vocalist Cassandra Wilson has popified jazz and her new CD Glamoured presents a look at the blurred lines of great music genres. Hear Wilson at the Outpost Performance Space.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Touching the Void
Based on the memoir of Joe Simpson, Touching the Void is a new docu-drama that depicts the escapades of thrill-seeking mountain climbers as they scale Peru's Siula Grande mountain.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
William Shakespeare's classic play, The Taming of the Shrew, has been set in the '50s during the end of the golden age of shrew taming. See it at the Cell Theatre.
Book News
Charles Beckness's forthcoming book, No Challenge, No Change tells what life was like in Hobbs, New Mexico in a time of segregation.

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News

The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed

The Daily Word

A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.

It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.

Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.

Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".

Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.

Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.

North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.

"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.

news

The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

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The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

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