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Weekly Alibi
 Jun 17 - 23, 2004 
URBAN HAYSEEDS
Despite our desert clime, Albuquerque's community supported gardens are in full bloom. Gwyneth Doland ploughs the concrete jungle for its juiciest bits.
NEWS/OPINION
Council Watch: Almost a Triple Crown


The City Council grapples with yet another Orwellian acronym from our authoritarian lawmakers in Washington. This time it's called the CLEAR Act and the power it gives to our homeland security forces are--you guessed it--murky.
Ortiz y Pino
Neighborhood activists continue to debate as the Huning Highlands are groomed for an uncertain future.

MUSIC
Blue Note
Wynton Marsalis holds the distinction of being one of the greatest and most notorious jazz musicians of our time. Find out why at his upcoming show here in town.
FOOD
Tasteful Reads
Perk up your summer table with the daring and darling tapas of Santa Fe's El Farol.
FILM & TV
The Terminal
Steven Spielberg divests himself of Hollywood schmaltz and delivers The Terminal, a refreshing and character-driven piece of modern storytelling.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a wry, heartbreaking piece of classic American fiction. You'd be crazy to miss it on stage, playing now at the Vortex Theatre.

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News

The Daily Word in bad doctors, accidental shootings and America's talent

The Daily Word

Dr. Christopher S. Driskill, an OB-Gyn who is to be the next president the New Mexico Medical Society, had his license suspended over claims that he drank and had sex with patients while on the job.

A section of the lower NE Heights is once again known as the "Mile-Hi District".

The Foo Fighters will stop in Albuquerque next year. I wanna meet Dave Grohl.

The Denny's across from UNM, a semi-frequent location on the teevee show Breaking Bad is moving to a new building in the Southeast Heights.

A local teenager was accidentally killed with a stolen gun.

State Auditor Hector Balderas released a written review that was very critical of the Bernalillo County Treasurer's Office. Balderas is deeply concerned that "public officials who are entrusted with the investment of public funds violated their fiduciary duties."

A so-far unindicted Detective Keith Sandy is retiring.

Molina Healthcare is moving some of its operations (and 650 employees) into the CenturyLink Building in downtown Burque.

Albuquerque wants to be the "most entrepreneur-friendly city in the nation" says Victor Hwang over at Forbes.

"America's Got Talent" producer Justin Heath will be in the Duke City come January to audition potential contestants.

Alibi Picks

Lovers & Madmen Shapes Fantasies

Lovers & Madmen bring their slick take on Americana to Low Spirits.

Alibi Picks

Time to Volunteer: Geeks Who Drink gears up for Hunger Games

Celebrate Reaping Day with a pub quiz that covers events in The Hunger Games and Catching Fire.
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