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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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news

The Daily Word in Peyton Manning, mood swings, intestines, and Monica Lewinsky.

The Daily Word

Police captured a serial killer in Indiana.

Peyton Manning broke the touchdown record.

People born in the summer are prone to mood swings.

A mouse-grown intestine signals hope for organ growth.

Soft drinks lead to accelerated aging.

For chocolate addicts, it might actually be time to panic over the Ebola outbreak.

Bernalillo County will have deputies guarding the abandoned Sandia Ranch insane asylum against trespassers this Halloween season.

Does anyone care that Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter?

This is how you draw a perfect circle, while listening to A Perfect Circle.

Test your knowledge of Iron Maiden.

Still don’t have a costume idea for Halloween? Get some help from ex-con Martha Stewart.

Jesse Schulz

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.
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