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Weekly Alibi
 Sep 21 - 27, 2006 
Williams' World
A Theater Named Desire--The Fusion Theatre Company celebrates its fifth birthday with a month-long ode to Tennessee Williams.
NEWS/OPINION
Talking Points
As a rainwater harvester, Terry McMains doesn’t plow through puddles or collect water in buckets, yet he is helping to alter the course of New Mexico’s water history.
News Feature
After the Flood--As the City Council scurries to enact new flood resolutions, our antique drainage system continues to rust.
MUSIC
Spotlight: ¡Globalquerque! Around the World in 35 Hours
Around the world in 35 hours--for the second year in a row, ¡Globalquerque! brings world-class world music to the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Film Festival Preview
Prepare to Be Tromatized! TromaDance New Mexico 2006 emerges from the toxic sludge with filmmaking at its weirdest.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Preview
Body and Soul-- The New Mexico Body Painting Festival blurs the line between canvas and artist.

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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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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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