Weekly Alibi
 Jun 24 - 30, 2004 
Bite-Size
We announce the winners of our Ridiculously Short Fiction Contest. 'Nuff said.
NEWS/OPINION
Payne's World
While the felony arrest of one of our chief district court judges for DWI and cocaine possession served as the catalyst for the latest round of citizen ire, this isn't the first time New Mexicans have been inclined to storm the judicial citadels like peasants with pitchforks.
News Feature
Sensationalized media hype spreads like wildfire in the South Valley Bosque.
Ortiz y Pino
Seems that ol' Ronny is now more popular in death than he ever was as president. Still-breathing conservatives get a boost from the political necrophilia, but the Bush comparisons are a bit overboard.
MUSIC
Blue Note
The Sixth Annual Taos Solar Festival promotes energy awareness with hot local music.
FOOD
Know Your Ingredients
Garlic flowers look as good in your yard as they do on your plate.
FILM & TV
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Wide Awake in America
Wakefield's mixed success as a novel doesn't rest so much on what Andrei Codrescu says as how he says it.

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Alibi Picks

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

news

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.

dreams

Rowdy’s Dream Blog #344: Telling Jokes on a Furniture Store Bed

I am walking through the mall. I pass my old friend D and her dark-haired Aussie girlfriend. D gives me a severe look. I bow and kiss her hand. She wears a gold band on her finger. She asks me when I'm going to grow up. I tell her it's too late, so never. We are joined on a furniture store bed by four of her friends. I joke in response to some anecdote: “That will kaak in your craw!” This gets a big laugh. One of the girls is playing with my tie. I see where this is going.

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