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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 30 - Aug 5, 2009 
John Bear lives the life of an average American for one week.
NEWS/OPINION
The South Valley could be home to yet another polluter. Plus, teens learn how to take action and educate others on social and political causes.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Green chile and a lawsuit calling out the mayor in this week's news quiz.
MUSIC
The Roost provides a place for musical explorers to hang out and enjoy the process of discovery. And Portugal. The Man's The Satanic Satanist is richly textured, finely tuned and gorgeously orchestrated.
FOOD
Pepper's Ole' Fashion BBQ serves high-end backyard food, reminiscent of the kind of fare found at family reunions in the South. And the minimal scramble is the best way to cook high-quality eggs.
FILM & TV
Food, Inc. uncovers the truth about why Americans eat so poorly. Plus, Discovery's “The Colony” finds out if a family can survive a postapocalyptic house.
ARTS/LIT
Working Classroom’s Arte En Todas Partes gives young people a voice in the arts. And Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's The Thing Around Your Neck is unflinching, eschewing metaphor for the simple power of calling a thing as it is.

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