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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 18 - 24, 2007 
Atrisco’s Long Goodbye
How the West was sold--Christie Chisholm reports as Westland Development finalizes the sale of land steeped in 300 years of New Mexico history.
NEWS/OPINION
Talking Points
How the heck are homeless kids supposed to find their way around Albuquerque's public schools? Helen Fox has the answer.
News Feature
Albuquerque resident and Apollo astronaut Harrison “Jack” Schmitt may have inspired an international race to unlock the potential power of lunar helium-3.
MUSIC
On the Scene
The citywide Musicians Against Violence concert attempts to heal the Albuquerque music community after senseless violence claimed the life of Greg Greenawalt.
FOOD
Food Events
Roadrunner Food Bank's Souper Bowl has been spoon-feeding Albuquerque stomachs and souls for nine years.
FILM & TV
The Last King of Scotland
Forest Whitaker does a mean Idi Amin.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Preview
The Tricklock Company unleashes puppets, crime-fighting Canadians and Charles Bukowski during its 2007 Revolutions International Theatre Festival. And it's all starting right now!

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News

The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

Alibi Picks

Whirling Dialogue: Whirling Dervishes of Rumi with Sufi Music Concert

Explore peace, love and acceptance at this performance by members of the Mevlevi Order.

news

The Daily Word In Zombie Cats, Early Menses and Disco

The Daily Word

The new Ghostbusters movie has an all female cast!

Drinking soda may cause early menses.

This woman had 13 pounds of pot hidden in her car and had no idea. I’ve only ever found a kind of scratched cd labeled “DAD’S MIX” in my car :(

A thoughtful piece on Tent City.

In Florida they have zombie cats!

Here is a disco version of "Suicide Is Painless" .

Some tips on surviving catastrophe.

and it's Sarah McLachlan's birthday today!

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