alibi.com
Alibi Bucks

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.

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

news

The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

news

The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

Via MorgueFile

Alibi Picks

Step Away from the Tylenol!

7th Annual Alternative Health Fair

Sample alternative health treatments at this outdoor event, including kinesiology, massage, aromatherapy, yoga, chakra balancing and more.
View desktop version