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Weekly Alibi
 Feb 17 - 23, 2005 
African-American Day at the State Legislature
New Mexico history comes alive as the state Legislature celebrates African-American Day. Stacey Adams and Gwyneth Doland travel to the capital for this picture-perfect occasion.
NEWS/OPINION
Commentary
While City Councilor Sally Mayer worries about prairie dogs, her Northeast Heights district looks like a giant going-out-of-business sale.
Thin Line
An allegedly gay, homophobic journalist-impersonator gets access to the White House so he can "mainstream" propaganda during a presidential press conference. Confused? Welcome to George W. Bush's America.
MUSIC
Blue Note
Natalie MacMaster is staking an impressive claim on stages worldwide as both a master fiddler and step dancer. Don't miss her this Sunday night at the KiMo Theatre.
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Big John's BBQ


A no-pork policy doesn't keep Big John's BBQ from going whole hog.

FILM & TV
Constantine
Thank goodness for low expectations, because Constantine ends up being an enjoyable, occasionally visionary supernatural film noir.
ARTS/LIT
Storyteller Profile
Brenda Hollingsworth-Pickett shares her gift of gab with Arts and Literature Editor Steven Robert Allen.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.

Music

Albuquerque Blues & Brews happening this Sunday!

What's better than sampling craft beers and getting down with some butt-kicking blues bands on a three-day weekend? Nothing! See local acts on three stages including Alex Maryol while you sip suds of all varieties at the Sandia Resort & Casino. Enjoy games, raffles and prize drawings.

This event is 21 and over. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets. Prost!

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Alibi Picks

Hell's Cellos: Apocalyptica at Sunshine

See the metallic, symphonic band play live at Sunshine Theater.

news

The Daily Word in sumo wrestling, salmonella, Santolina and Sun Ra

The Daily Word

Barclays plans to build Santolina: an entirely new city just outside Albuquerque.

40,000 bees were found under this woman’s bedroom floor.

See a bee grow up in 60 seconds.

Italy warns consumers of a Prosecco shortage.

A salmonella outbreak in the US linked to sushi tuna has sickened more thank 50 people.

An adult dating site was hacked, publicly revealing its users’ kinky turn-ons.

Judge Judy delivered the commencement speech at Shiprock High.

Here’s a glimpse into the life of a sumo wrestler.

These portly cats and dogs are participating in a pet slimming contest.

Herman Blount, AKA Sun Ra was born on this day in 1914, supposedly on the planet Saturn. Space is the Place!

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