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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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News

The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed

The Daily Word

A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.

It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.

Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.

Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".

Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.

Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.

North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.

"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.

news

The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

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The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

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