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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 16 - 22, 2006 
“Happy” Birthday
In their own words--on the eve of the Iraq War's third birthday, two activists and a political refugee weigh in on where we stand and how we've fallen.
NEWS/OPINION
Ortiz y Pino
Ortiz y Pino laments the Democratic Party's turn from FDR and JFK to "GOP Lite."
Reaching Water
A new Sandia study shows that a contaminant from the Mixed Waste Landfill could reach the Albuquerque aquifer as early as 2010. Is it time to start worrying yet?
MUSIC
Spotlight: Our Music Showcase is Better Than Yours!
NM@SXSW: The New Mexico Music Showcase unofficially invades Austin's South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference for the second year running. Take that, Texas!
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Juliani's Italian Bistro
This week on the menu: Juliani's Italian Bistro, where the portions are big and the paint is still wet.
FILM & TV
Why We Fight
Why We Fight is a provocative picture of war that's no longer run by generals or politicians, but by corporate executives bent on a constant--and profitable--state of armed conflict.
ARTS/LIT
Art News
Atomic bombs and hot air balloons--why one local artist wants to float his controversial first public work with your cold, hard cash.

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Music

Albuquerque Blues & Brews happening this Sunday!

What's better than sampling craft beers and getting down with some butt-kicking blues bands on a three-day weekend? Nothing! See local acts on three stages including Alex Maryol while you sip suds of all varieties at the Sandia Resort & Casino. Enjoy games, raffles and prize drawings.

This event is 21 and over. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets. Prost!

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Alibi Picks

Hell's Cellos: Apocalyptica at Sunshine

See the metallic, symphonic band play live at Sunshine Theater.

news

The Daily Word in sumo wrestling, salmonella, Santolina and Sun Ra

The Daily Word

Barclays plans to build Santolina: an entirely new city just outside Albuquerque.

40,000 bees were found under this woman’s bedroom floor.

See a bee grow up in 60 seconds.

Italy warns consumers of a Prosecco shortage.

A salmonella outbreak in the US linked to sushi tuna has sickened more thank 50 people.

An adult dating site was hacked, publicly revealing its users’ kinky turn-ons.

Judge Judy delivered the commencement speech at Shiprock High.

Here’s a glimpse into the life of a sumo wrestler.

These portly cats and dogs are participating in a pet slimming contest.

Herman Blount, AKA Sun Ra was born on this day in 1914, supposedly on the planet Saturn. Space is the Place!

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