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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 27 - Feb 2, 2005 
Here Comes the Sun
The time for conservation, greater energy efficiency and a conversion to renewable energy has finally arrived in New Mexico. That is, the bills are on the table in the Legislature this session.
NEWS/OPINION
News Feature
With no help from the Bush administration--but plenty from Europe, Japan, New York and California--solar power is edging into the mainstream.
City Animal Shelter Still Under Fire
Albuquerque pet lovers are calling for more mayoral action and less photo ops with fuzzy animals.
MUSIC
Music to Your Ears
Which local blues joint has finally hit the red? Tune into this week's Music to your Ears for all the latest noteworthy music news around the 505.
FOOD
Know Your Ingredients
According to ancient folklore, The Ingredient Riddle of the Sphinx goes something like this: If olive oil is made from olives and truffle oil comes from truffles, then canola oil must come from ... broccoli?
FILM & TV
Million Dollar Baby
Despite myriad cheering critics in its corner, Million Dollar Baby has about the same cinematic effect as The Hurricane meets The Next Karate Kid.
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Tools of the Trade
Don't let the fruity title throw you off. Four Distinguished Artists at the KiMo Theatre Gallery is a quality show with not a monocle to be seen.

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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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