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 V.13 No.45 | November 4 - 10, 2004 
New Rules
Alibi chats up Bill Maher on getting politically incorrect on ABC, the presidential race and his upcoming Nov. 9 appearance at Popejoy Hall.
A Few Bad Men
With direction from civilian leaders in the Pentagon, an untold number of Iraqi citizens have suffered dehumanizing abuses at the hands of some American soldiers. International human rights lawyer Scott Horton talks about the difficult task of facing the truth and making things right.
Music to Your Ears
Stave off autumn's chill by cozying up to The Oktober People's debut CD. While you're at it, head over to the Launchpad this Friday night and toast the band with simple., Foma and The Mindy Set. It will shock and amaze you.
Know Your Ingredients
We pledge our gluttonous allegiance to the silkiest, the smoothest, the most delectable of all European chocolate hazelnut creams. Nutella, we salute thee!
Film Interview
Rick Schroder shakes his hard-to-beat "former child actor" status by writing and directing the critically acclaimed independent feature, Black Cloud.
Alfie
Made over by the modern streets of Manhattan and a chic new set of threads, you may just want to spend a few hours with this Alfie.
Performance Review
Night Train to Bolina is a peculiar and surprisingly polished play that fits nicely with Working Classroom's broad social and creative vision.

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The Daily Word in James M. McGill, West Nile and meta-satellites

The Daily Word

The Albuquerque Isotopes overcame an early five-run deficit, zooming by the Sacramento Bees 8-7 on Wednesday night.

Some local mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

James M. McGill is a lawyer you can trust.

The Airforce Research Laboratories on Kirtland Air Force Base developed a meta-satellite.

Today, Mayor Berry will meet with officials from the Navajo Nation to discuss the senseless beating deaths of two Native American men who lived in Albuquerque.

On Tuesday evening, a man was rescued from a raging arroyo.

Nearly half a million humans visited White Sands National Monument last year.

At the quarterly Citizen’s Advisory Board meeting, Air Force officials and civilians discussed jet fuel clean up efforts.

There’s a plan to transport water via pipeline from the San Augustin aquifer to Rio Rancho, 142 miles away.

During the 1980s there were mysterious meetings in Albuquerque about flying saucers.

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Traveling Ritual Magic: The House Shows in Burque

Photos courtesy of artist
Andrew Hendrixson at work

Like some kind of old-timey speaker on the town-hall lecture circuit, Andrew Hendrixson wants to hear and be heard by everyday Americans. And seen, too—the Ohio artist and teacher comes to the Duke City on Friday, July 25, with paintings and handmade books in tow and a plan to share his vision of meaningful inefficiency.

When it comes to purposeful engagement with art, Hendrixson distinguishes between habit and ritual; “the frivolity of the former,” he notes in his artist’s statement, is “countered by the intentionality of the latter.” With canvases bearing everything from an axe to a cairn to an enigmatic message spelled out in crimson thread, the artist plans to practice his own ritual of positive art evangelism by traveling the country, visiting houses and small venues, erecting one-day galleries of his work and interacting with the public. He’s been to San Diego and Los Angeles and soon heads to cities like Chicago, Nashville, Yukon, Okla., and New York City. The House Shows comes to the Albuquerque Peace and Justice Center (202 Harvard SE) from 6 to 9pm and includes a short lecture at 6:30pm. Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice • Fri Jul 25 • 6-9pm • FREE • View on Alibi calendar

"Cairn" detail; original is 68 in. long.
"Cairn" detail; original is 68 in. long.
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The Daily Word: Darkness and dread edition

The Daily Word

It's Wednesday, July 23

and a teenager says he looked into the mirror after beating two homeless men to death and "saw the devil,"

APD cornered a fugitive and shot at him for the second time in six months. This time, they killed him.

A boy exploring an abandoned house in Ohio discovered a mummified corpse hanging in the closet.

Archaeologists have found the remains of a huge, 7-foot-long dog buried near the site where a demonic hound was said to have murdered church-goers in the 16th century.

A mysterious, yawning crater has opened up in the Yarnal region of Siberia and nobody knows why. Please note that "Yarnal" translates to "End of the world."

And some women are rejecting feminism because they need help opening jars.

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