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Weekly Alibi
 Apr 19 - 25, 2007 
Eating Weeds
Eat your landscape. Eat your weeds. Celebrate Earth Day with a recipe for dandelion fritters and info on how to make your backyard part of your staple diet. After you attend any number of Earth Day events, of course.
NEWS/OPINION
Hark!
Online debut: We do our best to highlight seven days of last week's local news ... with old tyme flair. Read the pilot for our new column, "Hark! Ye Olde News From Week Past," at the city's second-best website: www.alibi.com.
Ortiz y Pino
Hey, what's that over there? A gang raid? Pay no attention to APD compromising our civil rights. Albuquerque's compliant media gets distracted again.
News Feature
Alley gardeners transform the city's forgotten spaces into fruitful ground. A lack of support means they may have to rethink the structure of their fertile endeavor.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Vertigo Venus
What if Björk and Slayer had a love child? Would it have blue hair? A mohawk, perhaps? Would it sing opera? Would it surf on a synth? Just ask Vertigo Venus.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Film Festival Preview
Sin Fronteras provides an answer to the problem of Albuquerque's surprising lack of non-English cinema.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Black Mirror
The African Presence in Mexico: From Yanga to the Present at the Hispanic Cultural Center exhibits five centuries of African influence Mexico didn't even acknowledge until 1992.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on upcoming releases from Beach House and Lana Del Rey ... and a fresh tune with Sting and the Ragtime Gals.
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Alibi Picks

Dogs on the Catwalk: REEL Dog Fashion Show & Reception

Celebrity dogs and their owners grace the runway in designer pet wear by Ada Nieves.

news

The Daily Word in racism, intelligence and the inner thoughts of James Holmes

The Daily Word

A man who underwent a face transplant met the sister of the deceased guy whose face he now wears.

Peoples' strong attitudes can be changed while they sleep using sound therapy.

A Dutch man claims he knows where Natalee Holloway's body can be found.

Would you like to own a racist Dr. Seuss drawing from 1929? The starting bid is $20K.

Hiring really smart people could be a bad idea.

Anheuser-Busch is canning drinking water instead of beer to help flood victims in Texas and Oklahoma.

Jeff Buckley died on this date in 1997.

Here's a glimpse into James Holmes' psyche: Why?

Danny Elfman, Annette Bening and Albuquerque's own Al Unser are celebrating birthdays today! (NSFW)

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