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 Jan 20 - 26, 2005 
Closing the Chart
Thrust to the other side of the doctor/patient relationship, an ailing Albuquerque doctor took up a surprising new life's work: an intimate diary that would later become Closing the Chart: A Dying Physician Examines Family, Faith and Medicine.
NEWS/OPINION
EDO Master Plan Moves Toward Final Passage
The EDO Master Plan takes further steps to shape a would-be trendy mainstreet with community ideals.
MUSIC
Blue Note
Sweet Honey in the Rock's a cappella blend of gospel, jazz, blues and folk music sounds like a miracle.
FILM & TV
Hotel Rwanda
Hotel Rwanda offers a compelling reminder that, even in the midst of horrific circumstances, there are still those who will stand up and do the right thing, regardless of the risk involved.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
Set in a divey New York hotel lobby at 3 a.m., Hughie manages to be bleak, raw and clever all in one fascinating little package.
A Tiny Revolution
In addition to exploring the debate between secularism and Islamism without ever taking sides, Snow crafts a clever love story with a mystical, religious bent, an eye for mystery and a discussion of the literary form itself.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.

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Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.

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Bringin' Home the Bacon: Southwest Bacon Fest

Over 50 restaurants, food trucks and chefs serve up their most creative bacon dishes.
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