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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 20 - 26, 2008 
On the five-year anniversary of the Iraq War, Army Capt. Alex E. Limkin sends a letter to his deceased colonel.
NEWS/OPINION
Where did the bodies in the "Bodies Human" exhibit come from? A downtown Albuquerque store calls it quits after more than 80 years. Plus, is the Iraq War numbers game boring readers?
MUSIC
Singer/songwriter John Ralston talks about his nightmarish experience with a major label, “loudness wars” and flattering comparisons. Meanwhile, Ultraviolet Sound gets ready to unleash its female-fronted electro-cock-rock.
FOOD
Pacific Rim Asian Bistro and Buddha Lounge doles out classic Asian delicacies with a dab of Viagra salad ... if you're up for it.
FILM & TV
Under the Same Moon spins a rosy and well-meaning, but ultimately simplistic, portrait of America’s immigration crisis. And the award-winning Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days tells a harrowing tail of abortion under Communism.
ARTS/LIT
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) is just a tad smutty, and it’s strange enough to satisfy those eager for something different. Meanwhile, The Death of the Critic by Rónán McDonald performs an autopsy on the field of literary criticism.

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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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