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Weekly Alibi
 Dec 23 - 29, 2004 
Operation Homefront
Good for you, Albuquerque! 2004 was a banner year for innovative citizenship in everything from the arts to health care, independent business to urban planning. The back-patting begins in the feature section.
NEWS/OPINION
Montaño Proposal Opens Old Wounds
Mayor Marty Chavez surprises North Valley residents with two more reasons to despise the Montaño bridge.
Guest Editorial
If Albuquerque politics were a WWF wrestling match, we'd get The Rock and Mankind to portray the tag-teaming antics of Greg "Bring on the" Payne and protégé Miguel "Toady" Gomez.
MUSIC
Sonic Reducer
Lock and Key do their part to rescue the once substantive emo genre from whiny-boy pop hell.
FOOD
Bottoms Up
Brace yourself for 12 disastrous days of Christmas with a beverage that's guaranteed to lift your spirits.
FILM & TV
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera
According to Film Editor Devin D. O'Leary, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera is filled with "more visual gewgaws than a turn-of-the-century New Orleans whorehouse." That's worth the ticket price alone!
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT

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Music

Albuquerque Blues & Brews happening this Sunday!

What's better than sampling craft beers and getting down with some butt-kicking blues bands on a three-day weekend? Nothing! See local acts on three stages including Alex Maryol while you sip suds of all varieties at the Sandia Resort & Casino. Enjoy games, raffles and prize drawings.

This event is 21 and over. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets. Prost!

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Alibi Picks

Hell's Cellos: Apocalyptica at Sunshine

See the metallic, symphonic band play live at Sunshine Theater.

news

The Daily Word in sumo wrestling, salmonella, Santolina and Sun Ra

The Daily Word

Barclays plans to build Santolina: an entirely new city just outside Albuquerque.

40,000 bees were found under this woman’s bedroom floor.

See a bee grow up in 60 seconds.

Italy warns consumers of a Prosecco shortage.

A salmonella outbreak in the US linked to sushi tuna has sickened more thank 50 people.

An adult dating site was hacked, publicly revealing its users’ kinky turn-ons.

Judge Judy delivered the commencement speech at Shiprock High.

Here’s a glimpse into the life of a sumo wrestler.

These portly cats and dogs are participating in a pet slimming contest.

Herman Blount, AKA Sun Ra was born on this day in 1914, supposedly on the planet Saturn. Space is the Place!

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