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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 selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

Personals

"I Saw You" at The Shop

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

“The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.” –Rumi | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.

news

The Daily Word in sexy baby names, tomato violence, and fine dining for second graders

The Daily Word

A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities will represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Second graders enjoy fine dining.

According to a recent survey, these are the sexiest baby names.

Lady Gaga had more than a nip slip on a recent movie shoot.

A skydiver was saved after a midair seizure.

Dictator Kim Jong Un is ever more pissed at the U.S., and has told his army to prepare for war.

A Tomato Festival in Melbourne went awry.

Canadian money has been Spocked.

This Is Spinal Tap was released 31 years ago today.

Here’s a list of the most offensive foods to eat at your work desk.

Happy 21st Birthday, Justin Bieber!

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