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 Apr 23 - 29, 2009 
The largest powwow in North America is once again coalescing in Albuquerque. What's hip-hop got to do with Gathering of Nations? Plus, our Powwow Guide helps you navigate all the art openings, markets and parties going down this weekend in the Duke City.
Gathering of Nations Entertainment Schedule
Music on the Arena Floor and Stage 49
NEWS/OPINION
Native Americans ask President Obama to establish legal protections for sacred sites. Plus, the City Council and Mayor Martin Chavez trade barbs over whose pet projects will be voted on by the public.
Websclusive: Life in the West Bank
Palestinian journalist Ziad Abbas shines light on an American blind spot.
Websclusive: And Then There Were ... Eight?
Who will be mayor?
MUSIC
The new wave spy-rock group International Espionage! wants you to come to its show dressed incognito. And on its sophomore release, Swoon by Silversun Pickups adds depth to what already works.
FOOD
Independence Grill's Kobe beef hamburgers are moist and huge in flavor. Plus, if Jesus were in the kitchen this spring, he'd make curry quinoa salad.
FILM & TV
Earth spends a year in the life of the planet—specifically, watching animal species as they raise their young, hunt for food and migrate across the face of the globe. Meanwhile, The Informers focuses on a group of wealthy young people who do a lot of drugs and have sex with one another in various gender combinations, all to the tune of Wang Chung.
ARTS/LIT
Black Butterfly, Jaguar Girl, Piñata Woman and Other Superhero Girls, Like Me delves into the tumultuous world of teenage girls. And comedians James and Ernie send their audience into a frenzy with jokes that, one way or another, relate to fry bread.
Websclusive: Mariposa Gallery
This Gallery Box is as beautiful as a butterfly.

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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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