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Weekly Alibi
 Feb 24 - Mar 2, 2005 
Academy Award Nominees Ballot
The costumes, the scenery, the makeup, the props ... good God, and those gravity-defying frocks! Oscar's 77th birthday is right around the bend, and we've got your complete cinematic coverage right here. Win, lose or shmooze, there's no place like Hollywood. ...
NEWS/OPINION
News Interview
Wrongly accused and sentenced to death, Ron Keine is now fighting to repeal New Mexico's death penalty from the outside.
Fear and Loathing in the Alibi
Hunter S. Thompson the godfather of gonzo has gone to the Great Shores, far from the brutish realities of this foul year of our Lord, 2005. Read the original Alibi interview from 1996, posted at www.alibi.com
MUSIC
Music Spotlight: Shooting Star
She's a whole lotta country and we're a trifle bit rock 'n' roll. Former Albuquerquean Jenny Farrell spills the beans on becoming country music's next "Nashville Star."
Music to Your Ears
A local band throws in the towel while a few others clean up their acts ... all this plus pot-loving rockers on the freeway in this weeks Music to Your Ears!
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Venezia's New York Style Pizzeria
Think your only ticket to real New York pizza begins at the Sunport? Fugget about it. Venezia's New York Style Pizzeria piles on authentic flavor right here in the Duke City.
FILM & TV
Film News
John Wilson continues to keep his Oscar-spoofing Golden Raspberry Awards "the bastard cousin" of the little gold man.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
Julie Etheridge's one-woman Rot is a hysterical and touching lesson on loving your inner monster.

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The Daily Word in rocket explosion, one more second and the ugliest dog in the world

The Daily Word

We will be gaining one second tomorrow, thanks to the "Time Officials."

A very large pig was rescued from a dead hoarder's home, thanks to the Detroit Police Department.

In other Detroit news, a woman pled guilty to murdering her two "demon" children and storing their bodies in a deep freezer.

The debt crisis in Greece is screwing up the global economy.

Shortly after launch, a SpaceX rocket exploded.

A heat-packing pizza delivery driver shot an armed robber at a Duke City Domino's last night.

The bassist and cofounder of the band Yes has died at the age of 67.

A canine named "Quasi Modo" won the blue ribbon for World's Ugliest Dog.

Presidential candidate Donald Trump hasn't voted in 25 years.

Watch the poetic justice of this confederate flag-waving motorcade (NSFW).

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You should flow!

Regional Slam Poetry Championship happens this weekend

Why stay at home reading the likes of Byron, Dickinson, Whitman, Plath, Levertov or Lowell? Put those dreary texts aside. Take a stride outside the normative literary scene found in dusty old books or a tattered magazine. Take wing, visit the local performance poetry scene!

It's a social possibility you won't soon regret. This weekend's slam competition is a sure-to-win bet.

Presented by ABQ Slams, The 2015 Southwest Shootout Regional Poetry Slam Championship beats the heck out of perusing grammatical diagrams.

But seriously folks, it's a chance to listen and respond to folks whose poetic proclivities also include performance, competition, and worthy word-smithery.

Preliminary bouts will be held at Winnings Coffee (111 Harvard SE) and the Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice (202 Harvard SE) on Friday night, June 26, beginning at 7:00 pm. These events are free; the public is invited to attend.

The Championship slam happens Saturday night at the South Broadway Cultural Center (1025 Broadway SE) and costs a mere ten bucks for admittance. Doors to this fantastical foray into syllabic profundity open at 7 that night.

Spoken word artists, performance poets and slammers from all over the Southwest region will be in attendance and ready to fight it out for the chance to advance to the national competition to be held in August.

You ought to check it out, yo.

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The Daily Word In OMG THE SUPREME COURT LEGALIZED SAME SEX-MARRIAGE IN ALL 50 STATES!

The Daily Word

There's no other news today other than

SAME SEX MARRIAGE WAS LEGALIZED IN ALL 50 STATES ! ! !

Major high five, Supreme Court!

Let's celebrate and take in this incredibly important moment in our history!

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