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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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news

The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

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!

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