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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 3 - 9, 2008 
It was the best of years, it was the worst of years. We've compiled a staggering list of the good and the bad from 2007 for our annual Best and Worst issue.
NEWS/OPINION
Take a peek back at some national and local media snafus from '07 and look ahead to a few stories that should unfold in the coming year. Plus, what's up with White History Week?
MUSIC
The CDs to snag and the ones to burn. And The Zou's artsy prog-rock works for snobs and slobs alike.
FOOD
Slate Street Café is a place where you can wolf down a PB and J with your elbows on the table and still feel like a grown-up. Plus, gorge on the biggest food stories of 2007.
FILM & TV
The best and worst films of the year and the bullets, ballots and booze in Charlie Wilson's War.
ARTS/LIT
Scope out the top 10 local art happenings and read up on the top 10 books of the year.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.

Music

Albuquerque Blues & Brews happening this Sunday!

What's better than sampling craft beers and getting down with some butt-kicking blues bands on a three-day weekend? Nothing! See local acts on three stages including Alex Maryol while you sip suds of all varieties at the Sandia Resort & Casino. Enjoy games, raffles and prize drawings.

This event is 21 and over. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets. Prost!

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Alibi Picks

Hell's Cellos: Apocalyptica at Sunshine

See the metallic, symphonic band play live at Sunshine Theater.

news

The Daily Word in sumo wrestling, salmonella, Santolina and Sun Ra

The Daily Word

Barclays plans to build Santolina: an entirely new city just outside Albuquerque.

40,000 bees were found under this woman’s bedroom floor.

See a bee grow up in 60 seconds.

Italy warns consumers of a Prosecco shortage.

A salmonella outbreak in the US linked to sushi tuna has sickened more thank 50 people.

An adult dating site was hacked, publicly revealing its users’ kinky turn-ons.

Judge Judy delivered the commencement speech at Shiprock High.

Here’s a glimpse into the life of a sumo wrestler.

These portly cats and dogs are participating in a pet slimming contest.

Herman Blount, AKA Sun Ra was born on this day in 1914, supposedly on the planet Saturn. Space is the Place!

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