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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 16 - 22, 2006 
What’s Your Shopping Style?
Hey, you! Yeah, you--gnashing those credit cards between your teeth and burning the effigy of Santa Claus. The holidays don't have to be so nerve-wracking, you know. Not when the Alibi is here to help you through them! We've developed a foolproof way of working with your own personal shopping style, scientifically proven to make this the quickest and most painless gift-giving season yet.
NEWS/OPINION
News Profile: The Last Straw
One city couple toys with alternative building materials, and is retrofitting their house with straw bails. High energy bills? Not by the hairs of their chinny-chin-chins.
Talking Points
Former leaders of radical organizations like the Black Panther Party and EarthFirst! have been quietly making Albuquerque their home for years now. Here, the Alibi speaks with one of our most infamous residents, Mark Rudd of The Weather Underground.
MUSIC
Holiday Music
Hark! The Christmas albums sing, "journey to the mall and purchase me." Fa la la la la, la la la la, indeed.
FOOD
It's Just Grape Juice
Your partner is cheating on you--Christmas surprise! Better buy these fine, highly alcoholic wines and nurse your sour grapes with fermented ones.
FILM & TV
Fast Food Nation
Fast Food Nation is occasionally tasty, but ultimately unfulfilling thanks to too much useless gristle.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
The Vortex Theatre celebrates its 30 th year with a romp through one of the most bizarre and enduring curiosities of 20 th century theater.


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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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