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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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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.

Alibi Picks

Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.

Alibi Picks

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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