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Weekly Alibi
 Dec 9 - 15, 2004 
Let It Begin With Me
'Tis the twilight before Christmas and all through the house not a shopper has stirred yet--not even in Taos! The stockings you hung by the chimney are bare, but the thought of the mall makes you rip out your hair. Weekly Alibi knows of that terrible feeling, so we rounded up gifts that are cheap and appealing. From music to movies, donations and more, just wait 'til you see what else lies in store! PLUS ... give the ultimate gift this year by lending your time and support to worthy causes around town.
NEWS/OPINION
Commentary
That's entertainment! A local TV news floor director takes off the headphones for the last time and skewers the local TV news industry for insulting the public with its relentless reporting on crime and violence.
News Feature
Fed up with ongoing coverups and an at-best-apathetic government, the women of Juarez are campaigning to bring justice to the memory of their daughters.
MUSIC
Blue Note
Dave "Honeyboy" Edwards delivers those sweet old Delta blues at the Outpost Performance Space.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Blade: Trinity
Closet vampire nerds rejoice! Blade: Trinity dishes up the same bloody action and cheesy one-liners just like you secretly hoped it would.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Art News
OFFCenter Community Arts Project, VSA Arts of New Mexico and Out ch'Yonda team up for an innovative and spirited holiday collaboration.

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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!

news

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!

Via MorgueFile

Alibi Picks

Step Away from the Tylenol!

7th Annual Alternative Health Fair

Sample alternative health treatments at this outdoor event, including kinesiology, massage, aromatherapy, yoga, chakra balancing and more.
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