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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 bad doctors, accidental shootings and America's talent

The Daily Word

Dr. Christopher S. Driskill, an OB-Gyn who is to be the next president the New Mexico Medical Society, had his license suspended over claims that he drank and had sex with patients while on the job.

A section of the lower NE Heights is once again known as the "Mile-Hi District".

The Foo Fighters will stop in Albuquerque next year. I wanna meet Dave Grohl.

The Denny's across from UNM, a semi-frequent location on the teevee show Breaking Bad is moving to a new building in the Southeast Heights.

A local teenager was accidentally killed with a stolen gun.

State Auditor Hector Balderas released a written review that was very critical of the Bernalillo County Treasurer's Office. Balderas is deeply concerned that "public officials who are entrusted with the investment of public funds violated their fiduciary duties."

A so-far unindicted Detective Keith Sandy is retiring.

Molina Healthcare is moving some of its operations (and 650 employees) into the CenturyLink Building in downtown Burque.

Albuquerque wants to be the "most entrepreneur-friendly city in the nation" says Victor Hwang over at Forbes.

"America's Got Talent" producer Justin Heath will be in the Duke City come January to audition potential contestants.

Alibi Picks

Lovers & Madmen Shapes Fantasies

Lovers & Madmen bring their slick take on Americana to Low Spirits.

Alibi Picks

Time to Volunteer: Geeks Who Drink gears up for Hunger Games

Celebrate Reaping Day with a pub quiz that covers events in The Hunger Games and Catching Fire.
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