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Weekly Alibi
 Jun 1 - 7, 2006 
Strike!
Feeling a little bowled over by the whole election thing? Not sure who to vote for, where to go or when? Don't get lost in the gutters--we're keeping score for you right here in our Primary Election Guide!
NEWS/OPINION
News Interview
Who is Greg Palast? The Alibi turns the tables on one of the world's most controversial investigative journalists to find out.
News Feature
Blowing is optional--Downtown bar owners are pooling their resources to battle increased pressure on their businesses and their patrons.
MUSIC
Show Up!: Tony Gilkyson
It's no easy task to follow Billy Zoom (original guitarist for X), but that's just what Tony Gilkyson did. See the brave and talented fellow this week at Harlow's.
FOOD
FILM & TV
X-Men: The Last Stand
If you're a fan of X-Men, this big action epic may be just the sort of summer movie ticket you're looking for. If you're not ... go read a book, for crying out loud.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance News
Chamber Music Albuquerque celebrates 65 years of bringing the best chamber music groups on the planet to our little desert city.

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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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