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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 24 - 30, 2008 
Marisa Demarco roars into the fast lane of the city's drag racing community. Buckle your seat belt, and come along for the ride.
NEWS/OPINION
The first jail-based charter school in the country will open its doors in New Mexico. Outed CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson talks with the Alibi about her new book and her move to New Mexico. Plus, how is the city handling a homicide-filled week? And do Albuquerque residents think their city is safe?
MUSIC
Reedman Paquito D’Rivera is equally at home with classical, Latin and jazz music, while The Life and Times is a snarling, chimey guitar- and Rhodes keyboard-fed pit bull.
FOOD
Just Muffin Around gives you two choices: Gorge yourself on fresh-baked muffins or order a lunch mom would be proud of. Plus, guzzle a strong and piney Indian Pale Ale—from a can.
FILM & TV
The Dark Knight exceeds lofty expectations and Mamma Mia! isn't as cringetastic as we thought it would be.
ARTS/LIT
The Madness of King Georgie Bush takes aim at our administration and lets 'er rip, putting the reality of our political situation on stage in a Shakespearean way. And Uwem Akpan's Series of Shorts transports you into the lives of Africa's disadvantaged children.

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news

The Daily Word in Peyton Manning, mood swings, intestines, and Monica Lewinsky.

The Daily Word

Police captured a serial killer in Indiana.

Peyton Manning broke the touchdown record.

People born in the summer are prone to mood swings.

A mouse-grown intestine signals hope for organ growth.

Soft drinks lead to accelerated aging.

For chocolate addicts, it might actually be time to panic over the Ebola outbreak.

Bernalillo County will have deputies guarding the abandoned Sandia Ranch insane asylum against trespassers this Halloween season.

Does anyone care that Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter?

This is how you draw a perfect circle, while listening to A Perfect Circle.

Test your knowledge of Iron Maiden.

Still don’t have a costume idea for Halloween? Get some help from ex-con Martha Stewart.

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.

Alibi Picks

Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.
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