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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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news

The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

sign of the times photo contest
sign of the times photo contest

Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.

This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.

Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!

This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.

Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!

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