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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 22 - 28, 2004 
Water Hogs and Heroes
The princes and the porkers. Albuquerque residents have come a long way in an effort to conserve our most treasured resource. But there's still a few consumers out there horkin-down more than their fair share of water.
NEWS/OPINION
A Test for Forgiveness
State Senate candidate John Ryan confronts his "youthful mistakes" in an effort to win the seat vacated by former state GOP Chairwoman Ramsay Gorham.
MUSIC
Blue Note
What will they do for an encore? A new release featuring Tibetan Buddhist monks chanting in the pine-forested foothills of northern India takes home the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album.
FOOD
The Dish
Whether your on the prowl for chicharrones, stuffed sopaipillas or a tasty torta, Juanita's Comida Mexicana will fill your boca with joy, and then some.
FILM & TV
The Corporation
Capable of inspiring concern, even outrage, in even the most skeptical (or oblivious) of moviegoers/consumers, The Corporation serves as a disquieting, ostentatious and ultimately sobering experience.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Cooling Off
Steven Robert Allen says the best pieces in Circles, Stripes and Checks present pleasing, strangely natural forms that offer some inexplicable solace from the difficulties of our cruel world.
How Not to Fight the War on Terror
Former White House insider Richard Clarke gives new meaning to the term "mistakes were made" in his tell-all book, "Against All Enemies," about the White House's incompetence in the lead-up and aftermath to 9-11.

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The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

sign of the times photo contest
sign of the times photo contest

Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.

This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.

Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!

This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.

Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!

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