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Weekly Alibi
 Dec 15 - 21, 2005 
NEWS/OPINION
Forging Trails
Voting systems in Bernalillo County are the issue riling groups of troubled residents who would prefer a paper ballot to a touch screen.
MUSIC
Holiday Music
Down with conventional Christmas music, up with offbeat and offensive Christmas music. The Alibi provides your wassail with a guide to our favorite holiday music.
FOOD
Eating In
The holidays are a time of giving, or as Laura Marrich demonstrates, baking; and she's here to tell you all about it.
FILM & TV
Syriana
A new film from the screenwriter of Traffic subjects our oil-based economy to scrutiny.
FEATURE
A Place by the Water
With 300 years of history and tens of thousands of acres at stake on the edge of Albuquerque, the future of the Atrisco Land Grant is in limbo. Christie Chisholm reports.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
Indulge yourself in holiday misery at the Cell Theatre as the Fusion Theatre Company performs The Long Christmas Ride Home.

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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.

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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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