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Weekly Alibi
 Aug 4 - 10, 2005 
An Idiot's Guide to Slamming
The spit's gonna fly when the National Poetry Slam comes to Albuquerque this week.
NEWS/OPINION
Neverending Stories
Here's to you Alibi readers! You wanted an update on Towne Park, the Gaslite Motel and the Nob Hill crosswalk controversy, and we provide all three.

Get out of my streets, get into my (police) car. City Councilor Craig Loy introduces a resolution to clamp down on cruisers in the Downtown corridor.
MUSIC
Show Up!: The Suicide Machines
Suicide Machines throw a match at the veritable gasoline-soaked mess that has become the mainstream punk scene.
FOOD
Chewing the Fat
Frank Bellino, the lovable owner of Sweet Peppers restaurant Downtown, has left for Texas. God bless him and his meatballs!
FILM & TV
Searching For the Wrong-Eyed Jesus
Like one of The Handsome Family's blood-basted ballads, Searching For the Wrong-Eyed Jesus is best enjoyed on its own terms. So forget what you know about documentary filmmaking, the South and the people who live there, and go enjoy the cinematic version of an icy glass of Ten High.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
The Santa Fe Opera takes one of the most tragic events in the history of 20th century art and politics and transforms it into a beautiful emblem of hope and freedom.

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Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new track by José González, a video by Jawbreaker Reunion and L7’s comeback!

Alibi Picks

The Satanists: Behemoth at Sunshine

Behemoth and Cannibal Corpse stop by Sunshine Theater on their North American tour.

news

The Daily Word in hero bloggers, Mitt Romney and the iGeneration

The Daily Word

Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

Rapper Suge Knight was arrested early this morning on suspicion of a hit-and-run that killed a man.

The aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman (who was acquitted for the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin) was dropped after his girlfriend recanted her story.

As gay rights acceptance is becoming de rigeuer in modern America, religious conservatives believe they're being persecuted. As Wayne Campbell would say, “yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt.”

Blogger Brandon Stanton started an Indiegogo campaign that raised over $1 million to send Brooklyn students on field trips to Harvard.

The Two Eagles balloon flying over the Pacific (carrying Burqueño Troy Bradley) has beaten a duration record!

We are living in the iGeneration, and the American Academy of Pediatrics wants government-issued guidelines on how to manage children and social media.

Juan Galindo was found guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering a 4-week-old baby.

For the first time ever, Spaceport America will host a Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine's Day in Las Cruces. Road trip!

A man who has been dead for over two years was recently reappointed to a county industrial authority board in Uniontown, Pa.

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