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Weekly Alibi
 Sep 1 - 7, 2005 
Global Reducer
On Sept. 6, Globalquerque debuts at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, filling the center's three performance spaces with 13 musical groups from as far south as Argentina and as far west as Africa.
NEWS/OPINION
MUSIC
Music Magnified
The new CD from Black Tie might not appeal to pop fans, but it should capture the hearts of musicians and all who appreciate indie experimentation. Catch 'em live this week at Atomic Cantina.
FOOD
Food Events
This city wrapped up its Tricentennial celebration of cuisine and agriculture with "A Taste of Albuquerque" at the Albuquerque Convention Center, where the real stars of the evening were hard at work, preparing gourmet meals on a tight schedule for the "TVI Culinary Challenge."
FILM & TV
Junebug
As a quiet, observational look at the minuscule moments that go into deciding what, in life, is truly important to us flawed humans, Junebug is a sweet and sour treat.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: God is Almost Dead
One of the coolest Tricentennial events around town is a trio of large-scale exhibits at the Albuquerque Museum exploring the history of Spanish art over the last several hundred years. The latest installment, Prelude to Spanish Modernism: Fortuny to Picasso, covers the international development of Spanish art from 1860 through 1910 and proves that learning really can be fun.

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sign of the times photo contest
sign of the times photo contest

Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.

This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.

Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!

This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.

Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!

Alibi Picks

Come Together

Chatter Sunday at The Kosmos

See and hear some live chamber music, and partake in gratis espresso.
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Alibi Picks

Progress and Prosperity

22nd Annual Cesar Chavez Day Celebration

Featuring a march, a family fiesta with children's activities, community awards, exhibits, food and live performances.
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