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Weekly Alibi
 Feb 21 - 27, 2008 
With the Writers Guild strike finally over, it's time to roll out the red carpet for the Academy Awards. We look at the damage done by the strike and take a look at the films fighting for Mr. Oscar.
NEWS/OPINION
The Alibi has had it up to here with unproductive Legislative Sessions. We look at the bills that could have been as well as a few that actually made it to the governor's desk. Plus, the media's role in mass shootings.
MUSIC
Bud Melvin shows South by Southwest what a banjo and a Game Boy can do while Colourmusic gets inspiration from its namesake. Plus, spend your Sundays at the Church of Beethoven.
FOOD
Jasmine Thai and Sushi House brings tears of joy to our eyes. And find the best places to grab a bite before catching a flick.
FILM & TV
Albuquerque author Steven Gould tells us what it was like to watch his novel Jumper morph into a multimillion-dollar film. And Vantage Point is the latest movie to rip off Akira Kurosawa’s vision.
Websclusive: Definitely, Maybe
Definitely, Maybe paints an honest, if slightly skewed picture of love and romance.
Websclusive: Big-Screen Jumper
Read an extended version of our interview with Steven Gould.
ARTS/LIT
Madagascar braids history, fantasy and deception into a narrative strand that will rope in playgoers. And Kurt Vonnegut meets Philip Roth in Dagoberto Gilb's new book, The Flowers.

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news

The Daily Word in lightning, moustaches, couch abuse and erectile dysfunction

The Daily Word

Severe weather is killing and disappearing people in Texas and Oklahoma.

Ever wondered who invented Memorial Day?

Protesters in Oakland are protesting the new protest laws.

Daily coffee consumption could be the reason your wiener is working properly.

In the elite world of fabulous facial hair, this man is putting Albuquerque on the map.

Colorado is throwing $100 Million in good taxpayer money after bad for the completion of this colossal construction failure.

While on the way to Ruidoso via motorcycle, a woman was struck by lightning.

A 65-year-old woman gave birth to quadruplets.

A male Flight Attendant was caught smuggling passports in his skivvies and has been sentenced to 5 years in prison.

Robots could take over your job.

It’s the 10th anniversary of Tom Cruise jumping on Oprah’s couch.

A Santa Fe vandal almost won the Darwin Award.

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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Hell's Cellos: Apocalyptica at Sunshine

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