Weekly Alibi
 Aug 25 - 31, 2005 
Unsafe at Any Speed
The record company loves you, but you ain't gettin' no big advance! Laura Marrich, Jessica Cassyle Carr and Simon McCormack find out firsthand that passion rules over profits inside Burque's local independent record labels. Catch your prized local talent this weekend at the first annual Rocksquawk.com music showcase. Details on www.rocksquawk.com
NEWS/OPINION
District 1 City Council Race Heats Up
Personal animosity comes to a head in this year's District 1 City Council race between Ken Sanchez and Miguel Gómez.
Ortiz y Pino
Our resident columnist takes a look at the upcoming City Council races and discovers that the city's very existence hinges on the outcome. That means now's a good time to register to vote, Smokey!
MUSIC
Spotlight: Rock, Rock and More Rock: Scenester Rocks Balls
After a four-year hiatus filled with masters degrees and other bands, Scenester is releasing their second CD, Formula Rock EP.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Film Interview
Devin D. O'Leary goes one-on-one with stand-up comedian Paul Provenza, director of The Aristocrats, a new film that's as funny as it is offensive.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
Bad Habits is too cynical and its characters too superficial to make for truly engrossing theater, but you'll still laugh out loud, and a good laugh ain't chopped liver.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.
news

The Daily Word in David Correia, homelessness and ancient shrimp

The Daily Word

Battery charges against UNM professor, local activist, and Alibi contributor David Correia have been dropped.

A local man allegedly rode to his appointment with a probation officer on a stolen electric shopping cart.

The Albuquerque Isotopes won on the road last night after losing 6 of 7 in their last home stand.

An ancient species of shrimp lives in Albuquerque.

APD has a brand-new “crisis vehicle."

The City Council is considering raising the gross receipts tax in order to assuage homelessness.

A Burque balloon factory is in the works.

Puddles of urine found at the BioPark Zoo may have human sources.

Some of the intersections downtown are dangerous.

Operations at the City’s Police Oversight Committee have officially been suspended.

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The Not Quite Weekly Podcast! #5

Events, interviews, rambling attempts at jokes!

This week comedian Genevieve Mueller joins us to discuss happenings in the ABQ comedy scene and her interview with Josh Blue.

And calendars editor Mark Lopez hypes events, and we engage in a discussion of the merits of Albuquerque, N.M. vs. Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Alibi Picks

Shaken and Stirred: ABurlyQ! A Burlesque & Sideshow Spectacular!

Meow! Headliner Kitten de Ville

Escape your daily grind with some good old-fashioned bump’n’grind this weekend at the ABurlyQ! Burlesque & Sideshow Spectacular. The name doesn’t liepacking the show’s roster is a who’s who of burlesque superstardom, from headliner Kitten de Ville (“Queen of the Quake”), who got her start back in the ’90s burlesque revival in LA as part of The Velvet Hammer, to Mistress of Ceremonies Foxy Tann (“The Boss of Burlesque”).

The shimmying, winking and teasing acts kick off Friday, Aug. 22, at 8pm with performers like the devilishly theatrical ChaCha Burnadette, the Miss-America-spurning DD Honeybee and even boylesque trio The Brotherhood of Burlesque, plus oodles more all writhing, flexing and almost-revealing-all on stage at the African American Performing Arts Center (310 San Pedro NE). Cost is $15 to $20; sashay your way to aburlyq.com for more info and tickets. With another show Saturday night at AAPAC and a pre-lesque 1940s/’50s-themed party in the Barcelona Suites Atrium (900 Louisiana NE) at 8pm on Thursday, Aug. 21, for $5, there’s plenty to dazzle the eye and titillate the senses of any discerning voyeur. African American Performing Arts Center, Expo NM • Fri Aug 22 • 8pm • $15-$20 • 21+ • View on Alibi calendar

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