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Weekly Alibi
 Apr 29 - May 5, 2004 
The Downside of a Difficult Commute
An Ode to Folly. Albuquerque's Northwest mesa is a traffic and pollution disaster, and if the city extends Paseo del Norte through the Petroglyph National Monument ... what good will that do?
NEWS/OPINION
Your Home for Nuclear Waste
A local watchdog group, determined to accelerate cleanup of radioactive waste at Sandia Labs, discovers a whole new breed of the stuff, called "yard holes."
MUSIC
Blue Note
The Santa Fe Art Institute's upcoming The Domino Effect: Natural Influence Over Technology puts art and music together in a happy little package that's sure to please.
FOOD
Chewing the Fat
The "Father of Modern Southwestern Cuisine" returns to New Mexico to collaborate on a dinner to benefit the American Diabetes Association and speak with Gwyneth Doland about the event.
FILM & TV
Dogville
Love it or loathe it: Dogville tells the slippery slope story of the unpleasant abuse of heroine Grace, played by Nicole Kidman. Lars von Trier strikes again.
ARTS/LIT
Author Interview
Host of "Democracy Now!" Amy Goodman takes some time out of her busy, harrowing life to talk with Steven Robert Allen about her new book, the war in Iraq and upcoming elections.
Performance Review
Director Eugene Douglas keeps the energy high even though the characters in Ivanov are brooding, cynical creatures. Check out Anton Checkhov's first full-length staged play at UNM's Rodey Theatre.

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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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