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Weekly Alibi
 Apr 3 - 9, 2008 
Where's the best place to see your favorite band? Which newscaster has the best hair configuration? Who's the sportiest local athlete, and where should you take your car to get fixed? See how Albuquerque voted inside this year's Best of Burque Issue.
Our city is a lady that loves her dog but doesn't care much for others; eats badly, but exercises regularly; and lives in a violent part of the country, but doesn't let that discourage her from going out on the town. Plus, swimming with the fishes. And is the cover of this week's Vogue implicitly racist?
Kate Mann returns to the land that influenced her music and her back tattoo while Andy Milne and Dapp Theory blend jazz, rock, hip-hop and spoken word elements into an innovative, socially conscious mix that grooves.
Amadeo's Pizza and Subs bakes up pizza with no frills or fancy footwork—just the way we like it. Plus, find the best wine to dance to.
Taxi to the Dark Side has the elegance of an argument that is formed by logic and shaped by empathy. And Stop-Loss' message fails to enrapture the masses.
The College National Poetry Slam finds warmer weather in Albuquerque. And Ceridwen Dovey’s Blood Kin shines a bright light on a ritual worship of power.

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The Daily Word in a prairie dog playground, killifornia and circuitous "right to bear arms" arguments

The Daily Word

Albuquerque's Huning Highland neighborhood gets Burque on a list of "secretly cool cities".

The playground at Chelwood Elementary has really gone to the prairie dogs.

Balloon Fiesta truly underway now that there have been some balloon collisions with power lines and vehicles.

Assisted suicide is now legal in California.

The father of the man who allegedly went on a shooting rampage last week in Oregon blames, in part, the country's gun laws. Ironically, the mass-shooting suspect's mother was stockpiling guns out of fear that stricter gun laws in response to mass shootings would make it impossible to stockpile guns.

There's no such thing as a "sexy Donald Trump costume".

Watch this man set his apartment on fire while live streaming a demo of cigarette lighters.

Check out this groovy coffee table book of grindhouse cinema posters!


The Daily Word in spicy foods, hamsters, the lottery and slavery

The Daily Word

We're all in this together (student loan debt), but at least we have our college degrees.

Finland kindergartners focus more on playing than testing.

Your chances at winning the jackpot just got cut in half, but maybe that's a good thing.

The nuances of staging a musical with deaf actors.

Eating spicy foods may increase your life expectancy.

Raj the blind dog is finally adopted.

Going against the grain, one Dunkin Donuts refused to serve cop.

Textbook changes using the terms “immigrants” and “workers” back to “slaves,” after a Texan mom complained.

It's Monday, so here, have hamsters reenact the Friends theme song.

Tall Tumbleweed Vintage

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Moonstone Sunday: A Curated Lifestyle Pop Up Shop

Each month various local small businesses, primarily lead by women, set up shop selling anything from terrariums and '60s dresses to the perfect red lipstick.
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