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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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Alibi Picks

A Host of Sparrows: Chatter Sunday at The Kosmos

See some fantastic chamber music and hear some poetry at The Kosmos.

news

The Daily Word in Facebook feuds, the Aurora shooter and egg shaming

The Daily Word

It just goes to show that when you decline someone's Facebook friend request, things can get a little heated.

After Colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana, some neighboring states are asking the US Supreme Court to deem it unconstitutional.

Rapper Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty after being arrested for gang conspiracy and gun charges.

The parents of accused Aurora shooter James Holmes sent a letter to prosecutors asking for their son's life to be spared.

MSNBC lists 10 topics to expect at President Obama's 2014 year-end press conference.

Two people were left dead and one in the hospital after a high-speed chase ensued on US 550 in Bernalillo County.

A teenage kid was harassed by a Walgreens manager for buying eggs for his mama. The nerve of some people.

The historic Old Mountain Lodge was lost in a fire yesterday in Carnuel, N.M.

The DA's Office says Kari Brandenburg is still weighing whether to charge APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez for the shooting of James Boyd.

Alibi Picks

A Nutcracker Navidad

The Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment

Featuring choreography by Patricia Dickinson Wells and a full live orchestra under the baton of Guillermo Figueroa.
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