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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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Music

Albuquerque Blues & Brews happening this Sunday!

What's better than sampling craft beers and getting down with some butt-kicking blues bands on a three-day weekend? Nothing! See local acts on three stages including Alex Maryol while you sip suds of all varieties at the Sandia Resort & Casino. Enjoy games, raffles and prize drawings.

This event is 21 and over. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets. Prost!

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Alibi Picks

Hell's Cellos: Apocalyptica at Sunshine

See the metallic, symphonic band play live at Sunshine Theater.

news

The Daily Word in sumo wrestling, salmonella, Santolina and Sun Ra

The Daily Word

Barclays plans to build Santolina: an entirely new city just outside Albuquerque.

40,000 bees were found under this woman’s bedroom floor.

See a bee grow up in 60 seconds.

Italy warns consumers of a Prosecco shortage.

A salmonella outbreak in the US linked to sushi tuna has sickened more thank 50 people.

An adult dating site was hacked, publicly revealing its users’ kinky turn-ons.

Judge Judy delivered the commencement speech at Shiprock High.

Here’s a glimpse into the life of a sumo wrestler.

These portly cats and dogs are participating in a pet slimming contest.

Herman Blount, AKA Sun Ra was born on this day in 1914, supposedly on the planet Saturn. Space is the Place!

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