Weekly Alibi
 Dec 21 - 27, 2006 
Auld Lang Syne (And Not a Moment Too Soon)
Still don't have any idea about what you're doing this New Year's Eve? That's all right. We've got more than 40 of them.
NEWS/OPINION
Ortiz y Pino
Hope trumps cynicism this Christmas, even as we deck the halls with Saigon follies.
News Profile: A Signal Apart
Employee-owned Indie 101.5 FM breaks from corporate radio in the City Different.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Giant Steps Reunion Show
Giant Steps away! Albuquerque's original champions of ska reunite for one more hometown show.
FOOD
Dining Out Special
Don’t drop the ball on your New Year’s Eve dinner plans--reserve a seat at one of these swanky Dec. 31 dinners today!
FILM & TV
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls is an emotional, entertaining, tuneful look at the backstabbing politics of pop music. Throw in some gorgeous costumes and some glittering cinematography and you’ve got a certified holiday treat!
ARTS/LIT
Art News
Green at the new 516 Αrts space is a totally organic experience.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.
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The Daily Word in the president's popularity, porcelain presents and one big fart

The Daily Word

Authorities believe bad weather caused an Air Algerie plane to crash in Mali, resulting in the deaths of 118 people on board.

The Palestinian Fatah movement calls for a “day of rage” in honor and respect for those suffering in Gaza.

Obama is meeting with the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador today to urge them to slow the number of immigrants coming toward the US.

Speaking of President Obama, according to a CNN poll, 33 percent of Americans think the president should be impeached.

A Michigan dog-owner may be charged with involuntary manslaughter after his two canines fatally mauled a man.

California Police are investigating a number of incidents where porcelain dolls have been left in front of homes of little girls they resemble. Cause that's not at all creepy.

Albuquerque police and the Department of Justice “announced progress in reaching a deal designed to fix the problems the [DOJ] report identified.”

Two men who did construction work without licenses and ripped off numerous individuals will face criminal charges.

The sister of a homeless man who was beaten to death by three teenagers speaks out.

According to the ABQ Journal, the two APD officers who shot and killed Jeremy Robertson on Tuesday have shot and killed other men within the last four years.

Feeling flatulant? Head to Dover!

FYI

16 Swim-O-Riffic Spots in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho

Enjoy these swimming pools before the summer’s out

With summer lurching its way to a hot and humid finale of sweaty misery, nothing feels better than cooling off in a bit of the ol’ chlorinated H2O. Check out our list of watery oases, and take a dip before hours change after Aug. 10.

Be sure to scroll down to the bottom for additional information about everything from passes to classes.

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Not Quite Weekly Podcast #2

The Summer Dining Guide and more!

It's our second ever podcast! This week, arts and lit editor Lisa Barrow discusses changes in the International District and the newly retranslated Russian sci-fi novel Hard to be a God. Features/food editor Ty Bannerman talks about the Summer Dining Guide with poet/writer/drinker Hosho McCreesh.

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