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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 27 - Aug 2, 2006 
No Pain, No Gain
Hey you, Fatty! Yeah, you in the cubicle with the stash of Hershey's Kisses in your filing cabinet. Getting a little snug in there, isn't it? Maybe it's time to stop worrying about the company's bottom line and start focusing on your own. We've got your office exercise solution right here, but the first step is putting down the donut holes. We said drop it, Lardbutt!
NEWS/OPINION
Talking Points
Warren Hatch is an enthusiast and ultimate defender of the dying hobby of model railroading. The Alibi gets up close and personal with this brave man and his little choo-choos.
And They All Fall Down
A ton of bricks--The University area's Harvard Mall is about to get ripped to pieces and replaced by a huge mixed-use retail and apartment complex.
MUSIC
Show Up!: The Prids
The Prids from Portland, Ore., are downright delightful. Get an earful this Saturday at Burt's Tiki Lounge!
FOOD
First Taste
O'Niell's Pub is back! What are you waiting for? Pull up for a pint and a Burger in Paradise, Patty.
FILM & TV
Who Killed the Electric Car?
Who Killed the Electric Car? provides fuel for tree-hugging environmental conspiracy theorists like us.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Preview
The Great Southwest Laff Off gives up-and-coming comics a chance to stand-up on their own two feet.

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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!

Alibi Picks

Come Together

Chatter Sunday at The Kosmos

See and hear some live chamber music, and partake in gratis espresso.
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Alibi Picks

Progress and Prosperity

22nd Annual Cesar Chavez Day Celebration

Featuring a march, a family fiesta with children's activities, community awards, exhibits, food and live performances.
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