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 Jan 14 - 20, 2010 
Ten years after its inception, the Revolutions International Theatre Festival is still dispensing world-class performances and unscripted magic. On Albuquerque's stages this time around: Canada, Colombia, Poland and Israel ... for starters.
NEWS/OPINION
New Mexico is home to free-roaming horses most people thought were extinct. Meet the man who's working to keep them alive and in the wild.
MUSIC
Sprung from the ashes of one of the most relentless Albuquerque rock bands of all time, The World on Fyre takes our music section hostage with a shiv made from its new album.
FOOD
Honest-to-goodness Chinese cuisine next to Thai spring rolls? When globe-trotting food writer Ari LeVaux went to Best Lee's, in the Far Northeast Heights of Albuquerque, he was in for a surprise.
FILM & TV
Spanish national treasure Pedro Almodóvar is back with Penélope Cruz and his most grownup film to date.
ARTS/LIT
The Women’s Design Collective transforms lives and spins straw into gold.
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.
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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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