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Weekly Alibi
 Dec 29 - Jan 4, 2006 
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The best, the worst and the despicably soiled: The Alibi runs Albuquerque's top newsmakers of 2005 through its ethical wringer, then hangs the dirty laundry out to dry. Sort the ironed-out facts from the lies that fold neatly under scrutiny--spin-cycle free!
NEWS/OPINION
News Interview
What the hell is salt cedar? Even more importantly, why don't you hate it yet? Matt Schmader appeals to your shrub-hating, plant-maiming instincts in a candid conversation with the Alibi.
MUSIC
Wax Tracks
DJ Lowkey kicks off the Alibi's brand spankin' new "Wax Tracks" column with a farewell New Year's Eve performance and interview. Read on and say you were there!
FOOD
Dining In
It was the best of food, it was the worst of food: Dig into the most drool-inducing New Mexico culinary books of 2005, then learn to throw your own despicable Asshole's Tea Party.
FILM & TV
Fun With Dick and Jane
Contrary to its title, Fun With Dick and Jane is only marginally fun and instantly forgettable.
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Vacation in Spain
Feelings of North American inadequacy got you down? Take a mental vacation to Barcelona and beyond with Picasso to Plensa at the Albuquerque Museum.

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news

The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

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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