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 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.

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sign of the times photo contest
sign of the times photo contest

Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.

This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.

Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!

This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.

Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!

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Come Together

Chatter Sunday at The Kosmos

See and hear some live chamber music, and partake in gratis espresso.
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Progress and Prosperity

22nd Annual Cesar Chavez Day Celebration

Featuring a march, a family fiesta with children's activities, community awards, exhibits, food and live performances.
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