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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 15 - 21, 2007 
An Italian carafe for the sensual Taurus; a heart rate monitor for the energetic Aries; suede slippers for sensible Capricorn—consider your loved one's placement on the zodiac as you shop this season.
NEWS/OPINION
Ben Radford investigates the remains of a "chupacabra." Plus, one group works to bring chess to the forefront of the city's consciousness.
MUSIC
Rahim Alhaj chronicles his 2004 visit to his home country, Iraq. The Royal Dead bleeds gory psychobilly. Isaac Brock scoffs at softball interview questions.
FOOD
Just try the escargots at La Brasserie Provence. The sauce is perfect and it pairs nicely with one of the lovely French wines offered at this laid-back establishment.
FILM & TV
The Coen brothers cut loose a thriller, No Country for Old Men, that ranks among the best films of the year. Plus, Punk's Not Dead doesn't pretend to be the definitive punk documentary.
ARTS/LIT
Rival Tattoo Studios stocks fine art with its biannual show Black and White. Plus, John Freeman helps navigate the most personal of holiday gifts: a good book.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new track by José González, a video by Jawbreaker Reunion and L7’s comeback!

Alibi Picks

The Satanists: Behemoth at Sunshine

Behemoth and Cannibal Corpse stop by Sunshine Theater on their North American tour.

news

The Daily Word in hero bloggers, Mitt Romney and the iGeneration

The Daily Word

Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

Rapper Suge Knight was arrested early this morning on suspicion of a hit-and-run that killed a man.

The aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman (who was acquitted for the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin) was dropped after his girlfriend recanted her story.

As gay rights acceptance is becoming de rigeuer in modern America, religious conservatives believe they're being persecuted. As Wayne Campbell would say, “yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt.”

Blogger Brandon Stanton started an Indiegogo campaign that raised over $1 million to send Brooklyn students on field trips to Harvard.

The Two Eagles balloon flying over the Pacific (carrying Burqueño Troy Bradley) has beaten a duration record!

We are living in the iGeneration, and the American Academy of Pediatrics wants government-issued guidelines on how to manage children and social media.

Juan Galindo was found guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering a 4-week-old baby.

For the first time ever, Spaceport America will host a Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine's Day in Las Cruces. Road trip!

A man who has been dead for over two years was recently reappointed to a county industrial authority board in Uniontown, Pa.

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