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Weekly Alibi
 Feb 3 - 9, 2005 
Fat Kids and Fast Food
New Mexico lawmakers have a beef with childhood obesity, so they're busting the fat cats who peddle junk food to your kids. The biggest culprit? Your kid's school.
NEWS/OPINION
Commentary
The Princess and the Pea: Residents approved a quarter-cent tax increase to support at-risk youth and drug intervention programs. So why is Mayor Marty Chavez sitting idly on $5 million in public funds?
MUSIC
Blue Note
Elaine Kreston and Ray Regan make a mellow, multi-dimensional foray into the human experience and beyond.
FOOD
Food for Thought
Looking for some place special to take that special someone this Valentine's Day? Look no further than our annual Valentine's Day Dining Guide.
FILM & TV
Idiot Box: Bowling for Supe
Oscars, sweeps and a Super Bowl--Oh, my! Don't get left out in the cold during television's biggest viewing month of the year.
Film News
Albuquerque's only cult video and DVD store is doing it up this Friday with flicks, fun and cage dancing. Feel the burn!
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Signposts
Zig Jackson's photography challenges perceptions of Indian culture through mainstream America's own eyes.

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News

The Daily Word in balloons, Vulcans and tiger muskies

The Daily Word

Although the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Board made a bid to bring them here, next year's World Hot Air Ballooning Championships will be held in Saga, Japan.

The Albuquerque Development Commission approved renovation plans for the El Vado Motel.

The Vulcans are here.

A man allegedly threatened others with an AK-47 at the Rio Rancho Wal-Mart. He was arrested.

Apparently two local firefighters fought.

A UNM official apologized for some of the "sensational and controversial" topics on offer at this year's Celebrate Sex event.

At least three Albuquerqueans caught a tiger muskie this past week at Bluewater Lake. One "was trolling a rainbow-colored jointed Rapala" while another used a hot dog as bait.

An accused Alison Krauss impersonator was arrested at an Albuquerque motel.

Director Adam Wingard talks to the Mount View Telegraph about filming in Moriarty and Estancia, N.M.

Fringe conspiracy theory websiteTop Secret Writers covers police brutality in Burque.

“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media
Floyd D. Tunson
“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media

Arts

Pop Life

Inevitable reflections of the artist as a black man

Explosive color and pop-art sensibilities inform the work of Floyd D. Tunson.

news

The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

The Daily Word

APD officer Keith Sandy joked about shooting James Boyd in the penis before fatally shooting him in the chest. No he didn’t, says the Albuquerque Police Department. Yes he totally frigging did, says Keith Sandy.

Texans will soon arm themselves with crossbows to protect New Mexican pumpkins from wild pigs. This is not one of Nostradmus’s more obscure prophecies, but actually a real thing that’s happening. h/t Dukecityfix.

Cooking With Pooh and 24 more completely inappropriate (but real!) children’s books.

The new Left Behind movie has scored a rare and coveted blurb from Satan himself.

Here’s a new reason to freak out about ebola this week: Freak out!

Super-successful joke maker Seth MacFarlane made a (honestly not-very good) joke about New Mexico last night. News 13 is on the case!

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