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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

Albuquerque Blues & Brews happening this Sunday!

What's better than sampling craft beers and getting down with some butt-kicking blues bands on a three-day weekend? Nothing! See local acts on three stages including Alex Maryol while you sip suds of all varieties at the Sandia Resort & Casino. Enjoy games, raffles and prize drawings.

This event is 21 and over. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets. Prost!

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Alibi Picks

Hell's Cellos: Apocalyptica at Sunshine

See the metallic, symphonic band play live at Sunshine Theater.

news

The Daily Word in sumo wrestling, salmonella, Santolina and Sun Ra

The Daily Word

Barclays plans to build Santolina: an entirely new city just outside Albuquerque.

40,000 bees were found under this woman’s bedroom floor.

See a bee grow up in 60 seconds.

Italy warns consumers of a Prosecco shortage.

A salmonella outbreak in the US linked to sushi tuna has sickened more thank 50 people.

An adult dating site was hacked, publicly revealing its users’ kinky turn-ons.

Judge Judy delivered the commencement speech at Shiprock High.

Here’s a glimpse into the life of a sumo wrestler.

These portly cats and dogs are participating in a pet slimming contest.

Herman Blount, AKA Sun Ra was born on this day in 1914, supposedly on the planet Saturn. Space is the Place!

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