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 Aug 25 - 31, 2005 
Unsafe at Any Speed
The record company loves you, but you ain't gettin' no big advance! Laura Marrich, Jessica Cassyle Carr and Simon McCormack find out firsthand that passion rules over profits inside Burque's local independent record labels. Catch your prized local talent this weekend at the first annual Rocksquawk.com music showcase. Details on www.rocksquawk.com
NEWS/OPINION
District 1 City Council Race Heats Up
Personal animosity comes to a head in this year's District 1 City Council race between Ken Sanchez and Miguel Gómez.
Ortiz y Pino
Our resident columnist takes a look at the upcoming City Council races and discovers that the city's very existence hinges on the outcome. That means now's a good time to register to vote, Smokey!
MUSIC
Spotlight: Rock, Rock and More Rock: Scenester Rocks Balls
After a four-year hiatus filled with masters degrees and other bands, Scenester is releasing their second CD, Formula Rock EP.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Film Interview
Devin D. O'Leary goes one-on-one with stand-up comedian Paul Provenza, director of The Aristocrats, a new film that's as funny as it is offensive.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
Bad Habits is too cynical and its characters too superficial to make for truly engrossing theater, but you'll still laugh out loud, and a good laugh ain't chopped liver.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.
“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media
Floyd D. Tunson
“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media

Arts

Pop Life

Inevitable reflections of the artist as a black man

Explosive color and pop-art sensibilities inform the work of Floyd D. Tunson.

news

The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

The Daily Word

APD officer Keith Sandy joked about shooting James Boyd in the penis before fatally shooting him in the chest. No he didn’t, says the Albuquerque Police Department. Yes he totally frigging did, says Keith Sandy.

Texans will soon arm themselves with crossbows to protect New Mexican pumpkins from wild pigs. This is not one of Nostradmus’s more obscure prophecies, but actually a real thing that’s happening. h/t Dukecityfix.

Cooking With Pooh and 24 more completely inappropriate (but real!) children’s books.

The new Left Behind movie has scored a rare and coveted blurb from Satan himself.

Here’s a new reason to freak out about ebola this week: Freak out!

Super-successful joke maker Seth MacFarlane made a (honestly not-very good) joke about New Mexico last night. News 13 is on the case!

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We're With You, Against Me!

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