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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 6 - 12, 2005 
Evolution of a Revolution
All the world's a stage! For five years running the Revolutions International Theatre Festival has been changing the face of the globe as we know it, and it's high time to celebrate the annual hoo-hah at venues all over town. Don't miss out!
NEWS/OPINION
Soldier's Heart
Post-traumatic stress will effect an estimated 100,000 troops returning from Iraq and the first step to dealing with the problem is recognizing it. "Soldier's Heart," the first of a two-part series, looks at what the VA and family members are doing to head off future emotional difficulties for many returning troops.
MUSIC
The Year in Music
From k.d. lang to Candiria, Music Editor Michael Henningsen pontificates on the best ear candy of the past 12 months.
FOOD
The Dish
From super-sized portions to itty bitty carb allowances, our Gwyneth Doland and Laura Marrich dish out the biggest food headlines from this past year.
FILM & TV
Film Review Revue
Film Editor Devin D. O'Leary gives props to the finest and scorns the worst in his reflections of 2004's cinematic offerings.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Art News
Steven Robert Allen paints an "utterly subjective and painfully incomplete" picture of 2004's top moments in the world of art and letters. But one thing's for sure ... Albuquerque deserves some high praise for our thriving literary and arts scene.

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The Daily Word in coyotes, concealed baseball bats and the history of mourning attire

The Daily Word

According to Mayor Berry, APD faces a shortage of 200 officers (or one-fifth of its police force) owing to changes in New Mexico’s government employee retirement schedule; officers who retire in 2015 will receive fewer benefits than those retiring this year.

The reward for information on the killing of Tasmanian devil Jasper is now $10,000. Yesterday, the Mayor's Office reached out to the Australian zoo that Jasper was on loan from. If you have any information about this crime, please contact Crime Stoppers at call 843-7867.

Nationwide scrutiny of Job Corps follows an investigative report; claims about the Albuquerque site include fraudulent certifications, testing problems, violence and illegal drug use.

A Rio Rancho man who stands accused of armed robberies had a baseball bat hidden in his pants.

State lawmakers were briefed about ebola readiness yesterday.

Residents of Bosque Farms are on the alert for hungry coyotes.

Someone at The Onion wrote about Albuquerque.

City officials held the first of several community meetings to discuss oversight of Albuquerque Police Department's use of force.

The Isotopes are auctioning off some of their Dodger-related clothing.

CSA Group has consolidated its photovoltaic certification and testing facilities here in New Mexico.

Two folks from Burque caught fish at Navajo Lake by using “LED light-up pink fishing poles.”

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire is now on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. According to the exhibit overview, "The thematic exhibition is organized chronologically and features mourning dress from 1815 to 1915 ..." Death Becomes Her runs through February 1, 2015.

Alibi Picks

A Spooky Night at the Museum

Featuring planetarium shows, live music by Soul Kitchen, a cash bar, night sky viewing from the observatory, cocktails and more.

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The Daily Word in drive-thru house hunting, murderer look-alikes, and a very Kirk Cameron Halloween

The Daily Word

Some guy turned two apartments in the NE Heights into his personal garage. The current residents aren’t too pleased.

We at the Alibi are bored with freaking out about Ebola. Let’s freak out about tuberculosis instead.

Cop killer Eric Frein is still at large in the PA woods, which is especially bad news for this other guy who looks just like him and would like for the police to stop pointing guns at him and making him lie on the ground.

The cost of the Hobbit trilogy is edging ever-closer to the $1 billion mark, perhaps due to the enormous costs associated with feeding a live dragon.

Syria is the hot new vacation destination for theocracy-inclined teenagers in Colorado this fall.

Good news, everybody! Kirk Cameron says it’s okay to celebrate Halloween!

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