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 Sep 6 - 12, 2007 
Who can run for office? Just rich people with good connections? Not anymore. Albuquerque is one of a handful in the nation to bankroll any candidate's campaign with tax dollars. Find out how our trial run is going so far.
NEWS/OPINION
One youth group works to erase decades of black tar heroine culture from Chimayo. Plus, water use is up in Burque.
MUSIC
What's "noise"? Hell, baby, what's music? Microlabel Sicksicksick puts up a 10-act showcase of disparate noisemakers at The Curio.
FOOD
Some things just go well together. Like the word "yeah" and Rob Zombie. Also, wine and cheese. Savoy Bar and Grill takes the last two seriously, and it shows.
FILM & TV
Hatchet remembers what horror flicks are all about—piles of rubber entrails and a victim or two with a nice rack.
ARTS/LIT
Art don't just sit quiet and look purty anymore. Plus, On the Road reaches its 50th birthday.

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news

The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

sign of the times photo contest
sign of the times photo contest

Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.

This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.

Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!

This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.

Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!

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