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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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“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media
Floyd D. Tunson
“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media

Arts

Pop Life

Inevitable reflections of the artist as a black man

Explosive color and pop-art sensibilities inform the work of Floyd D. Tunson.

news

The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

The Daily Word

APD officer Keith Sandy joked about shooting James Boyd in the penis before fatally shooting him in the chest. No he didn’t, says the Albuquerque Police Department. Yes he totally frigging did, says Keith Sandy.

Texans will soon arm themselves with crossbows to protect New Mexican pumpkins from wild pigs. This is not one of Nostradmus’s more obscure prophecies, but actually a real thing that’s happening. h/t Dukecityfix.

Cooking With Pooh and 24 more completely inappropriate (but real!) children’s books.

The new Left Behind movie has scored a rare and coveted blurb from Satan himself.

Here’s a new reason to freak out about ebola this week: Freak out!

Super-successful joke maker Seth MacFarlane made a (honestly not-very good) joke about New Mexico last night. News 13 is on the case!

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We're With You, Against Me!

Punk masters Against Me! take the stage at Launchpad.
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