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 Sep 15 - 21, 2005 
District 1
Extra! Extra! Election Special! It's sure to raise the spirits of some and the blood pressure of others. On your behalf, we interviewed all of the candidates running for mayor and 13 of the 14 City Council wannabes, debated and deliberated, and came up with this year's winners of the coveted Alibi endorsement. Your voice is your vote!
NEWS/OPINION
Takin' It to the Limit
Will Albuquerque's water woes ever end? Not if New Mexico Utilities keeps selling too much water to its Westside clients.
The Real Side
Jim Scarantino uncovers a letter from Capt. Marie Miranda, a whistle-blower in the APD evidence room fiasco, written to the Albuquerque Federation of Republican Women. The captain ain't too pleased with City Councilors Sally Mayer and Tina Cummins.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Battle of the Bands: The New Mexico Music Commission Talent Showcase
The New Mexico Music Commission Talent Showcase at the State Fair is the only place on earth where you can enjoy over 20 local artists and hork down a chile relleno corn dog at the same time!
FOOD
FILM & TV
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Author Interview
East meets west in John Freeman's exclusive interview with the inimitable author Salman Rushdie.

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“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media
Floyd D. Tunson
“Untitled 96 (Version 1),” 2005, mixed media

Arts

Pop Life

Inevitable reflections of the artist as a black man

Explosive color and pop-art sensibilities inform the work of Floyd D. Tunson.

news

The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

The Daily Word

APD officer Keith Sandy joked about shooting James Boyd in the penis before fatally shooting him in the chest. No he didn’t, says the Albuquerque Police Department. Yes he totally frigging did, says Keith Sandy.

Texans will soon arm themselves with crossbows to protect New Mexican pumpkins from wild pigs. This is not one of Nostradmus’s more obscure prophecies, but actually a real thing that’s happening. h/t Dukecityfix.

Cooking With Pooh and 24 more completely inappropriate (but real!) children’s books.

The new Left Behind movie has scored a rare and coveted blurb from Satan himself.

Here’s a new reason to freak out about ebola this week: Freak out!

Super-successful joke maker Seth MacFarlane made a (honestly not-very good) joke about New Mexico last night. News 13 is on the case!

Alibi Picks

We're With You, Against Me!

Punk masters Against Me! take the stage at Launchpad.
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