Weekly Alibi
 May 13 - 19, 2004 
Fifty Ways to Leave Your Sofa
Ride the rails, tour a cave, travel the state. If you're looking for fun things to do this summer, just check out our Summer Guide. We've listed dozens of great activities taking place right here in New Mexico!
NEWS/OPINION
News Interview
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., talks one-on-one about his mercury levels, Armageddon and crony corporate capitalism.
MUSIC
Blue Note
You just can't keep a good bluesman down. It's been 40 years since Charlie Musslewhite began his discovery of and devotion to white blues. It's no surprise that his new CD, Sanctuary, is the best blues release of the year.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Van Helsing
Gabriel Van Helsing takes on Count Dracula, the Wolfman and Frankenstein in Van Helsing, the stupidest movie of the year ... at least Devin O'Leary hopes there's none stupider.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Without a Trace
Everett Ruess, a desert traveler who disappeared in 1934, has become a legend. Everett Ruess: A Vagabond for Beauty includes some of his letters, journal entries, poems and art.
Performance Review
Bat Boy lives! The half bat, half boy who got his first props from the Weekly World News more than a decade ago, gets super freaky in Bat Boy: The Musical at Ana Chavira Theatre.

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The Daily Word in David Correia, homelessness and ancient shrimp

The Daily Word

Battery charges against UNM professor, local activist, and Alibi contributor David Correia have been dropped.

A local man allegedly rode to his appointment with a probation officer on a stolen electric shopping cart.

The Albuquerque Isotopes won on the road last night after losing 6 of 7 in their last home stand.

An ancient species of shrimp lives in Albuquerque.

APD has a brand-new “crisis vehicle."

The City Council is considering raising the gross receipts tax in order to assuage homelessness.

A Burque balloon factory is in the works.

Puddles of urine found at the BioPark Zoo may have human sources.

Some of the intersections downtown are dangerous.

Operations at the City’s Police Oversight Committee have officially been suspended.

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The Not Quite Weekly Podcast! #5

Events, interviews, rambling attempts at jokes!

The Podcast!

This week, performer Genevieve Mueller joins us to discuss happenings in the ABQ comedy scene and her interview with Josh Blue.

Also, events and a discussion of the merits of Albuquerque vs. Corpus Christi.

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Alibi Picks

Shaken and Stirred: ABurlyQ! A Burlesque & Sideshow Spectacular!

Meow! Headliner Kitten de Ville

Escape your daily grind with some good old-fashioned bump’n’grind this weekend at the ABurlyQ! Burlesque & Sideshow Spectacular. The name doesn’t liepacking the show’s roster is a who’s who of burlesque superstardom, from headliner Kitten de Ville (“Queen of the Quake”), who got her start back in the ’90s burlesque revival in LA as part of The Velvet Hammer, to Mistress of Ceremonies Foxy Tann (“The Boss of Burlesque”).

The shimmying, winking and teasing acts kick off Friday, Aug. 22, at 8pm with performers like the devilishly theatrical ChaCha Burnadette, the Miss-America-spurning DD Honeybee and even boylesque trio The Brotherhood of Burlesque, plus oodles more all writhing, flexing and almost-revealing-all on stage at the African American Performing Arts Center (310 San Pedro NE). Cost is $15 to $20; sashay your way to aburlyq.com for more info and tickets. With another show Saturday night at AAPAC and a pre-lesque 1940s/’50s-themed party in the Barcelona Suites Atrium (900 Louisiana NE) at 8pm on Thursday, Aug. 21, for $5, there’s plenty to dazzle the eye and titillate the senses of any discerning voyeur. African American Performing Arts Center, Expo NM • Fri Aug 22 • 8pm • $15-$20 • 21+ • View on Alibi calendar

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