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 Apr 17 - 23, 2008 
The battle to save our planet begins with helping the disadvantaged. Plus, read up on this year's local Earth Day activities, all in the Alibi's annual Earth Day issue.
NEWS/OPINION
Bureaucracy makes accessing quality Native American health care a tough task. The city is flooded with bowlers, and is it time to stop bemoaning the death of newspapers?
MUSIC
Zakir Hussain brings Eastern sounds to Western ears. Meanwhile, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks turn friendship into guitar-churned indie-rock.
FOOD
The Whole Enchilada takes its slogan, "It's time for something different," to heart. And a boyfriend's incessant cuisine questions are well-meaning.
FILM & TV
Forgetting Sarah Marshall is the latest romantic comedy to get the Judd Apatow seal of approval.
ARTS/LIT
King Lear can be a tough play to put on, but the Vortex Theatre's production is a rewarding one. And for Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Schultz, failure is not a pejorative but a state of being.

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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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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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