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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 6 - 12, 2008 
Prepare your peepers for superspies, vampires, talking mice, Will Smith, Jim Carrey, Adam Sandler and a superhero or two in this year's Holiday Film Guide.
NEWS/OPINION
Community college students struggling to pay for gas, food and rent get help from their schools. And what happened to the Republican Party?
MUSIC
Bellemah laughs, cries and talks about Tom Waits. Plus, John Hollenbeck’s texturally rich, rhythmically compelling and continually shape-shifting jazz breaks ground.
FOOD
Sakura Sushi has chicken curry, monkey balls, soft-shell crab and spicy drunken noodles. Oh, and sushi. Also, it's a great time to plant garlic.
FILM & TV
The straightforward buddy comedy Role Models is packed with enough big laughs to amuse a wide range of audience members. And director Jonathan Demme returns to his small-budget indie film roots with the low-key dramedy Rachel Getting Married.
ARTS/LIT
The ArcTisTics combine the talents of those with and without developmental disabilities for a performance that dissolves stereotypes. Paul Auster's Man in the Dark punctures disbelief and pulls readers into a new reality.

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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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