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Weekly Alibi
 Sep 13 - 19, 2007 
5-7-5: It's
not just the new area
code in the Southwest.

It's also the right
number of syllables in
a haiku. Creepy,

right? Right? Never mind.
Enjoy the contest winners
anyway, comrades.
NEWS/OPINION
Publicly financed candidates may not be aware of all the rules surrounding their campaigns. It is the maiden voyage of the system, after all. Plus, the debut of "Asshat of the Week." Yeah, we're really into that word.
MUSIC
Road life beats on a touring cowboy, punk rockers resist the "revivalist" label and the Potty Mouth Sherry's ride off into the sunset with their weird apostrophe.
FOOD
La Quiche Parisienne Bistro is the real thing in a sea of preservative-laden baked goods. Plus, learn how to drink tequila. Be sure to partake in an entire haikued Chowtown.
FILM & TV
O'Leary makes predictions about TV's fall lineup: "Bionic Woman" will kick heinie and should be pretty hot. "Cavemen," based on the Geico commercials, has always been a bad idea.
ARTS/LIT
Crack, self-inflicted wounds, what more can you want from live theater? Hooray for the NC-17 play Bug at the Vortex Theatre.

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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.

news

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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