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Weekly Alibi
 Jun 23 - 29, 2005 
Sudden Impact
On the cover, from left to right, City Councilors Miguel Gómez, Michael Cadigan and Eric Griego work to bring long overdue roads, parks and sewer lines to the Westside.
NEWS/OPINION
The Real Side
If Mayor Chavez deliberately, um, obfuscated the rules of engagement with the City Council, does that make him a criminal? Resident gadfly Jim Scarantino wants to know.
MUSIC
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Le French Corner
Le French Corner's lunch menu features the perennial bistro standbys, croque monsieur and croque madame. Jazz it up with a café au lait and a pain au chocolate chaser. C'est bon!
FILM & TV
Howl's Moving Castle
It's getting a bit redundant using the word masterpiece in connection with Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, but in the case of Howl's Moving Castle, the term is more than appropriate.
ARTS/LIT
Auto Reverse
What Thurston Moore and his contributors have done with Mix Tape is document a small snippet of lost history, and they've done so in superb fashion. Here's to you, Mr. Dual-deck Boombox Guy!

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

News

The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

Alibi Picks

Whirling Dialogue: Whirling Dervishes of Rumi with Sufi Music Concert

Explore peace, love and acceptance at this performance by members of the Mevlevi Order.

news

The Daily Word In Zombie Cats, Early Menses and Disco

The Daily Word

The new Ghostbusters movie has an all female cast!

Drinking soda may cause early menses.

This woman had 13 pounds of pot hidden in her car and had no idea. I’ve only ever found a kind of scratched cd labeled “DAD’S MIX” in my car :(

A thoughtful piece on Tent City.

In Florida they have zombie cats!

Here is a disco version of "Suicide Is Painless" .

Some tips on surviving catastrophe.

and it's Sarah McLachlan's birthday today!

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