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 May 5 - 11, 2005 
The Kids Are Not Alright
How can you have any pudding, if you don't eat yer meat! Mayor Martin Chavez says he wants to promote all-ages venues Downtown, but his plan might just put the Launchpad and Sunshine Theater out of business.
NEWS/OPINION
Payne's World
Greg Payne shares a word to the wise: There's five months until election day and the mayoral race is just getting started.
Agro Meets Urban Bliss
For some residents of Towne Park, the gated community's board of directors is acting less like a benevolent authority figure and more like a gestapo.
MUSIC
Music to Your Ears
Two decades after The Swans, Michael Gira still prefers the sparkling sound of discomfort.
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Here's the Beef
No surprises here: Pho #1 Vietnamese Cuisine & Grill might just serve the number one pho in town.
FILM & TV
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Although it probably won't win over any new fans, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy successfully blends "Doctor Who" and "Monty Python" into an amusing, anarchy-filled diversion.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
Hedda Gabler is wicked fine theater performed by some of the best actors in town. Catch it this weekend at the Cell Theatre!

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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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