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 Apr 17 - 23, 2008 
The battle to save our planet begins with helping the disadvantaged. Plus, read up on this year's local Earth Day activities, all in the Alibi's annual Earth Day issue.
NEWS/OPINION
Bureaucracy makes accessing quality Native American health care a tough task. The city is flooded with bowlers, and is it time to stop bemoaning the death of newspapers?
MUSIC
Zakir Hussain brings Eastern sounds to Western ears. Meanwhile, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks turn friendship into guitar-churned indie-rock.
FOOD
The Whole Enchilada takes its slogan, "It's time for something different," to heart. And a boyfriend's incessant cuisine questions are well-meaning.
FILM & TV
Forgetting Sarah Marshall is the latest romantic comedy to get the Judd Apatow seal of approval.
ARTS/LIT
King Lear can be a tough play to put on, but the Vortex Theatre's production is a rewarding one. And for Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Schultz, failure is not a pejorative but a state of being.

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Alibi Picks

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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