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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 24 - 30, 2005 
The City Renewable
There's free energy coming right out of the sky every day, so will Albuquerque put two and two together and make renewable energy happen? Perhaps Laura Paskus can tell us.
NEWS/OPINION
A Change in Weather
Gov. Bill Richardson is usually tough on crime, but this time he's not taking any guff, and telling nasty greenhouse gases to shove it.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Leiahdorus CD Release Party
Santa Fe synth-pop heros Leiahdorus, bring their hard to spell name to our hard to spell city for a splendid evening of incorrect grammar. Just joking, they're releasing an album and want us all to party with them and Burt (possibly back from his sea travels) at his Tiki Lounge.
FOOD
Eating In
Are sandwiches the answer to leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Now the answer may be yes, later the answer may be no. Laura Marrich explains how to transform turkey into something other than meat between bread.
FILM & TV
Rent
Rent: How will we pay it? How will we deal with our coniving slumlord? And what of our artistic urban lifestyles? What happens when someone we know catches an incurable virus? How do we display our street smarts? We sing, of course, we sing. And dance.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Art News
Pearls of the Antilles is not your ordinary gallery. The casual collective, with deep ties to the community, hopes to promote local creativity.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.

news

The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf

The Daily Word

Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.

The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.

New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.

A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.

Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.

KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!

District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.

A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.

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Alibi Picks

Fly Me There

Wildlife West Nature Park Wind Festival

The skies will be filled with colorful kites of all shapes and sizes throughout the weekend. Take your own kite, or buy one at the festival.
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