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Weekly Alibi
 Apr 13 - 19, 2006 
A Long Line in the Sand
On the cover: The Flores family lives in the village of San Andres de la Cal, outside Cuernavaca. Their sons, brothers and fathers regularly cross the border seeking good-paying jobs in the U.S. and Canada. Katy June-Friesen tells their story, and those of other Mexicans like them, in this week's feature.
NEWS/OPINION
The Path to a Cure
Chances are, you're infected with HPV--the most common sexually transmitted disease known to man--and you don't even know it. Now, UNM researchers are on the verge of releasing a vaccine that could not only stop the spread of HPV, but with it, eliminate cervical cancer from our vocabulary altogether.
MUSIC
Spotlight: It's Smooth, It's Sweet, It's Vanilla Pop
What happens when you clone B-52s front man Fred Schneider, put the two Freds in a Vegas-style lounge act and ship them off to northern New Mexico? Vanilla Pop, of course! New Mexico's best-kept entertainment secret celebrates three years of Wednesday nights at Martini Grille.
FOOD
Dining In
The first night of Passover is a near-perfect introduction to the weird, wonderful, complicated world of Jewish food traditions. Laura Marrich explores the anatomy of a Seder plate.
FILM & TV
Festival Preview
Homegrown and operated since 2006! The Guild Cinema is proud to host the very first Independent Indigenous Film Festival ever, April 15-16.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
A play on worlds--both Private Lives at the Cell Theatre and Dangerous at Sol Arts delve into sex, lies and epistolary eras reimagined.

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The Daily Word in selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

Personals

"I Saw You" at The Shop

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

“The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.” –Rumi | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.

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The Daily Word in sexy baby names, tomato violence, and fine dining for second graders

The Daily Word

A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities will represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Second graders enjoy fine dining.

According to a recent survey, these are the sexiest baby names.

Lady Gaga had more than a nip slip on a recent movie shoot.

A skydiver was saved after a midair seizure.

Dictator Kim Jong Un is ever more pissed at the U.S., and has told his army to prepare for war.

A Tomato Festival in Melbourne went awry.

Canadian money has been Spocked.

This Is Spinal Tap was released 31 years ago today.

Here’s a list of the most offensive foods to eat at your work desk.

Happy 21st Birthday, Justin Bieber!

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