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 Aug 24 - 30, 2006 
Fall Crawl 2006
Look! Up in the sky ... it's a bird ... it's a plane ... it's ... Suuuuuper Craaaawl! This Saturday, Aug. 26, get yourself Downtown for the most superpowered night of live music in New Mexico.
NEWS/OPINION
Talking Points
Tom Udall sits down with the Alibi for an interview on wilderness, wiretapping and war. Oh my.
Ready to Blow
A nuclear watchdog organization sues for access to documents detailing new nuclear weapons programs at Sandia Labs. Let the battle begin!
MUSIC
Spotlight: Nosotros CD Release Party
Que viva la musica de Nuevo Mexico! Nosotros and Marimba Dulce will both release their new albums on Friday, Aug. 25, at the Albuquerque Hilton.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Head Trauma
Head Trauma is a moody, old-fashioned “icewater in your veins” fright-fest.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
The Exonerated at the Adobe Theater concocts a deeply believable and moving portrait of people wrongly convicted to death row.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.

news

The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf

The Daily Word

Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.

The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.

New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.

A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.

Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.

KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!

District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.

A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.

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Alibi Picks

Fly Me There

Wildlife West Nature Park Wind Festival

The skies will be filled with colorful kites of all shapes and sizes throughout the weekend. Take your own kite, or buy one at the festival.
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