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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 31 - Feb 6, 2008 
From art spaces to museums and a brand-new film festival, we've got the skinny on all the goings-on during Black History Month.
NEWS/OPINION
After arson destroyed its offices, an abortion clinic is getting back on its feet. A Houston-based oil company is dead set on drilling for oil on Albuquerque's Southwest Mesa. And a task force says the Duke City should fix problems with the red-light cameras or pull the plug.
Websclusive: Does it Have to be Coal?
Diné CARE uncovers job-creating alternatives to the Desert Rock coal-fired power plant.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Did you miss your weekly news quiz in the paper? Get your geek on here instead.
MUSIC
Wynton Marsalis visits with the Alibi before he and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra roll through town. Plus, Roman Numerals bring indie dance grooves with a breadbasket work ethic.
Websclusive: Little Women
Little Women—the Brooklyn punky jazz quartet you almost got to see in Albuquerque.
FOOD
Porky's Pride has a fire pit brimming with blazing barbecue while Chef Boy Ari explains why even one bad apple can spoil the batch.
FILM & TV
Black history is about more than riots, marches and political struggles--celebrate the next 29 days through some of the best of Black film. Plus, Untraceable proves that movies about computers, even when they involve torture porn, are painfully dull.
ARTS/LIT
A young artist explores his cultural background and makes a splash in the art world before even graduating high school. Plus, Santa Fe-based author George R.R. Martin tells us about sci-fi by committee.
Websclusive: The Anti-Slumber Party
Haven't seen the Pajama Men's improv run at The Stove yet? What are you waiting for? Read all about it in an exclusive by Steven Robert Allen.

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Ain't No Boots 'n Cats Rapper: Common at Sunshine

Common spits some rhymes at Sunshine Theater, along with Jay Electronica and Fly Union.

news

The Daily Word In Pissing Kate Middleton Off, Dogs Dressed Up As Turkeys And A 6-Year-Old Girl's Skateboarding Posse

The Daily Word

It’s Wednesday November 26th and this rude ass storm is ruining Thanksgiving!

Meanwhile in Southern California, three six-year-old girls are cooler than we will ever be, and skateboard all the damn time.

In Pakistan, 20-year-old Aansoo Kohli teaches 150 children in a shed, isn’t paid for the job, and is finishing her Bachelors Degree,

And if you’re American and you're reading this from your tent outside Best Buy while you wait for a 99 cent TV, joke's on you! You’re doing it wrong!

A local “cafeteria angel” is paying off student lunch debts at elementary schools anonymously and depositing money into needy families' bank accounts, because apparently some people care about other people?

And while the rest of us are consuming questionable amounts of alcohol this “holiday” season and arguing with our racist in-laws, these dogs are all that really matter this Thanksgiving.

Americans can't do anything right. We can’t even dress ourselves! Which really pisses Kate Midleton off. C'mon, you guys! Get it together!

Merry happy Thanksgiving, or whatever. Don’t drink and drive.

books

Jamie Anderson Probably Drove All Night to Get Here

Jamie Anderson entertains in her memoir Drive All Night, a collection of stories from 25+ years of touring, recording, singing and writing.
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