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Weekly Alibi
 Feb 23 - Mar 1, 2006 
Charting a New Course
Charter schools offer students and parents a welcome alternative to traditional public schools, and Amy Biehl High School, newly relocated to downtown Albuquerque, is a shining example of that alternative. As Christie Chisholm reports, the school is actively proving that charter schools can make the grade.
Confused about the whirlwind 30-day Legislative Session that ended last Thursday? We were too, but now we're confused no more! We've deciphered the legal speak and waded through piles of information to compose a brief summary of key bills. Hopefully, it should clear things up.
Spotlight: Mystery School CD Release Party
Simon McCormack wrote an article about the Mystery School CD release party. What does it say? Solve that mystery on page 38.
Taste Test
Lube up your pans because Feb. 28 is Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day. It's a time when Catholics, less inclined towards booze and more inclined toward carbs, prepare for 40 days of no milk or eggs. To butter you up for your trip to the store, we've tested different flapjack mixes you can find around town.
Performance News
The Pajama Men don't love Albuquerque anymore because they're leaving it for the bigger, brighter (or actually grayer and colder) Second City. Oh, no. But don't cry, Albuquerque. They're planning to throw you one last hilarious bone. Bone up on page 20.

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Event Horizon

History's Overlooked Spaces

Saturday, Oct 10: Outhouses: Underrated Icons of New Mexico History

Learn about how outhouses were introduced to New Mexico, their essential role in communities across the state and their continued presence as historical artifacts.


The Daily Word in Netflix is hungry for your money, ancient lakes on mars and science knows you better than yourself

The Daily Word

Obama talks gun control.

Say it ain’t so! Netflix is raising their price by $1 more a month.

This man might love Comic Con more than you do.

Long live elephants!

Science knows your sexual orientation even before you do.

Take a gander at what the famous Disney sea witch Ursula might have looked like if she was from different parts of the ocean!

California raises taxes on sugary drinks.

Curiosity Rover discovers ancient lakes once existed on mars some billion years ago.

Event Horizon

Catch Khachaturian

Sunday, Oct 11: Khachaturian and Finnish Songs

Chatter Sunday
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