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Weekly Alibi
 Dec 8 - 14, 2005 
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.
NEWS/OPINION
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.
MUSIC
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.
FOOD
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 & TV
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!
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
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.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on The Velvet Underground reissue, the Babes In Toyland reunion and Kim Deal’s new 7”.
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Alibi Picks

Dancin' the Night Away: Maple Street's Open House

Celebrate 10 years of dance and creativity with refreshments, meeting teachers, learning about classes and more.

News

The Daily Word in Grandmas Who Get High, Ryan Gosling's "Twin Soul" Stalker and America Doesn't Need Gun Regulations, Duh!

The Daily Word

It’s Friday November 21st 2014 and people still send things in the mail!

Meanwhile in California, a totally stable and pretty nice lady left a doll catalog on the front steps of Ryan Gosling's house, because she is his “twin soul”. This happened after Gosling's sister didn’t respond to the woman’s countless emails. RUDE.

And turtles really loved Truth or Consequences 90 million years ago.

If any of you wondered what your grandma does between reading Readers Digest and eating at Crackle Barrel, here’s a clue ,

Add College Universities to the most terrifying places to coexist.

AnD cOpS hErE rEaLly Do JuSt Go WiTh ThE *f~l*o~w*~*!

Truly meaningful things happen all the time,

And this Golden Retriever lived out what we all dream of doing at buffets.

CALL THE FBI! WE NEED TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF HOW THIS MISSING NEW MEXICAN KITTEN ENDED UP IN A DUFFEL BAG IN MAINE!

And even though the world is mostly terrible, this 100 year old woman visited the ocean for the first time in her life on an all expenses paid vacation.

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