Weekly Alibi
 Aug 19 - 25, 2004 
2004 Alibi Annual Survival Guide
Sell your body to science, contact the FBI and get tested for embarrassing diseases all in one glorious issue! The Alibi Survival Guide brings you 400 or so must-know tips, tricks and tidbits for staying afloat in the Duke City.
NEWS/OPINION
Payne's World
Greg Payne rounds up another week's worth of winners and losers.
Thin Line
Bush in the Burque: Our Commander in Chief wanders into town and forgets where he is. Seriously. We recap the Republican love-in for those who couldn't get on the guest list.
MUSIC
Music to Your Ears
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Apparently, it's James Mercer. Keep your ears peeled for a Shins-ified track on the upcoming SpongeBob SquarePants movie score.
FOOD
Chewing the Fat
Can fish feel heat from chile peppers? And what the $#@% is a Skoville Heat Unit? Your burning questions are answered in our Chile Pepper Primer.
FILM & TV
Garden State
Takeshi Kitano's updated The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi is an unpredictable roller coaster of crazed, gory action and giddy comedy.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
No Doubt
Plan of Attack delivers a scintillating, one-of-a-kind account of what went on behind the scenes as the Bush administration wrestled with 9-11 and the question of attacking Iraq.

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

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.

news

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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