The Alibi's 2005 Last Minute Gift Guide You've got about two more weeks to do all of your Christmas shopping, but don't panic. If you didn't take our advice last time around, we're giving you a second chance, and this time it's personal. I mean, this time we've mapped out shopping opportunities around the city for maximum efficiency.
Is New Urbanism Right for Albuquerque? Albuquerque is commended by an environmental organization for a new urbanist-style redevelopment project Downtown, but as Jessica Cassyle Carr reports, not everyone in town wants to see more of this.
Show Off! Captain America provides some thoughtful insight into what small towns have to offer us big-city snobs in terms of music store selection, music fans and even new bands. He also refers to Albuquerque as "The Dirt City," which we will definitely be pirating in the future.
Restaurant Review: La Siringitu Vegetarian Café Jennifer Wohletz visits La Siringitu Vegetarian Café, which is so beautifully decorated and delicious that it almost turns her meat-crazed palate into a fake-meat-product-loving, antibiotic-free, substitute vegetarian one.
Film Festival Preview Screw Sundance and Cannes, the Santa Fe Film Festival is back for its sixth year and is packing in films from so many far away places that it will undoubtedly make other film festivals cower in defeat. Or, at least, that's what our state spirit makes the Alibi think!
A Brief Guide to Gift-worthy Recent Releases To further assist you in your attempt to make up for lost time, John Freeman has compiled a brief list of new books worthy of wrapping paper and a position underneath the tanenbaum.