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Weekly Alibi
 Oct 20 - 26, 2005 
Recasting New Mexico History
A new monument to Don Juan de Oñate, the man who led the first Spanish settlement to New Mexico, has stirred up controversies more than four centuries old.
NEWS/OPINION
Covering Our Tracks
What a shame that radioactive waste can't just be made into lava lamps. What are we gonna do with this stuff?
News Feature
Run! Hide! The ladies of the Duke City Derby are gonna roll you into the dirt.
MUSIC
Show Up!: Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Legendary American musical traditionalist Ramblin' Jack Elliott admits he's really only in it for the money.
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Howley's Place: An American Bistro
If you haven't sampled one of those ripper deep-fried hot dogs they're serving up over at Howley's Place, then you'd better add it to the list of things to do before you die, pardner.
FILM & TV
Film Preview
Take a gander at some of the niftiest and weirdest gems from the grand old days of early American film. Unseen Cinema, the largest touring film retrospective of all time, comes to the Guild this week.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
He'll kill you then he'll sing you a song ... and not necessarily in that order.

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

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new Soundgarden release, Heart’s ode to Foo Fighters and a new Bleachers video.
Sandunes
Sandunes, from India, a synth and keyboard player and sound designer

Alibi Picks

Thrumming Thresholds: OneBeat Abq at the Rail Yards

An international music event and art happening presented by 516 ARTS and Found Sound Nation.

news

The Daily Word in freaky animals, New Mexico schools and Starbucks

The Daily Word

Police are searching Albuquerque for 10-year-old Alexandra Greenwall of Rio Rancho, who went missing on Wednesday. Contact the authorities if you have any information.

A US Marine and Iraq War veteran in Maryland has been banned from his daughter's school after having a heated argument with the vice principal over his daughter's homework on Islam.

Just a few common-sense tips to keep your kids safe on Halloween.

A woman in the Houston area was sentenced to three years in prison for putting a gun in her son's backpack to get him in trouble.

Starbucks is going to start delivering to select areas in 2015. Looks like that pumpkin spice latte is gonna come to you!

Police in Pennsylvania finally caught Matthew Eric Frein after a 48-day manhunt. Frein is accused of killing a state trooper.

UNM basketball coach Craig Neal has the starting lineup for the team's exhibition game against Western New Mexico.

Police are looking for suspects after a man was shot and killed this morning on Central Avenue. This story is still being updated.

A Legislative Finance Committee report stated that high-poverty schools in New Mexico need better teachers. Not to sound juvenile, but “DUH! That's high-poverty schools everywhere!” I'm done.

A list of freaky lookin' animals to get you squeamish and scared for All Hallows' Eve. Who knows … they may inspire a last-minute costume, no?

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