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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 2 - 8, 2006 
Welcome to the Jungle
You're in the jungle, baby. Election time may fill you with dread, but we've bushwhacked our way through the overgrowth of campaign confusion with our gleaming Alibi Machete of Truth. Wanna vote early? We'll tell you how. Not sure what a Land Commissioner is, much less who to vote for? We do. Watch it bring you to your shun na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na knees, knees!
NEWS/OPINION
News Bite: ’Tis the Season
Vote Smarter! The nonpartisan Project Vote Smart lists candidate biographies, issue positions, voting records and more on one freedom-loving website, www.vote-smart.org .
Talking Points
Behind every great statistic stands a great man, and that man is pollster Brian Sanderoff. Get inside the head of this political number whiz.
MUSIC
Spotlight: On a Mission with Wynton
Blow, man, blow! The incomparable Wynton Marsalis rolls into New Mexico this week. We got members of his quintet to trumpet all his secrets.
FOOD
A Moveable Feast
Dìa de los Muertos returns for another year of skeletal, sugarcoated memories. Pass the piloncillo!
FILM & TV
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Alibi reviewer Devin D. O'Leary thinks Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is crude, unfunny and offensive. Which means you'll probably pee yourself laughing, if you go for that sort of thing.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Art News
Get on board for a spaced-out (non) interview with Mr. Sulu (aka George Takei) as he and Enterprise crewmate Chekov (Walter Koenig) launch this Saturday's NMSO's "Star Trek" concert.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.
Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new Soundgarden release, Heart’s ode to Foo Fighters and a new Bleachers video.
Sandunes
Sandunes, from India, a synth and keyboard player and sound designer

Alibi Picks

Thrumming Thresholds: OneBeat Abq at the Rail Yards

An international music event and art happening presented by 516 ARTS and Found Sound Nation.

news

The Daily Word in freaky animals, New Mexico schools and Starbucks

The Daily Word

Police are searching Albuquerque for 10-year-old Alexandra Greenwall of Rio Rancho, who went missing on Wednesday. Contact the authorities if you have any information.

A US Marine and Iraq War veteran in Maryland has been banned from his daughter's school after having a heated argument with the vice principal over his daughter's homework on Islam.

Just a few common-sense tips to keep your kids safe on Halloween.

A woman in the Houston area was sentenced to three years in prison for putting a gun in her son's backpack to get him in trouble.

Starbucks is going to start delivering to select areas in 2015. Looks like that pumpkin spice latte is gonna come to you!

Police in Pennsylvania finally caught Matthew Eric Frein after a 48-day manhunt. Frein is accused of killing a state trooper.

UNM basketball coach Craig Neal has the starting lineup for the team's exhibition game against Western New Mexico.

Police are looking for suspects after a man was shot and killed this morning on Central Avenue. This story is still being updated.

A Legislative Finance Committee report stated that high-poverty schools in New Mexico need better teachers. Not to sound juvenile, but “DUH! That's high-poverty schools everywhere!” I'm done.

A list of freaky lookin' animals to get you squeamish and scared for All Hallows' Eve. Who knows … they may inspire a last-minute costume, no?

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