Weekly Alibi
 May 22 - 28, 2008 
The National Video Game Championships spawn in Burque, the shifting frontiers of "emergent play" and Brenda answers all your gaming inquiries in this year's Video Game Issue.
Emerge Remerge Demerge
Emergence in video gameshypertextualzed with choice links, images and moving pictures. We googled so you don't have to!
NEWS/OPINION
There are new rules to follow before you become an inker or piercer in New Mexico. The California Supreme Court's decision to override a ban on gay marriage could have national ramifications. And a biker with one leg treks to Telluride.
MUSIC
The Dresden Dolls invite you to their punkish cabaret. And Steel Tigers of Death says you can either laugh or go screw yourself.
FOOD
Sahara Middle Eastern Eatery has dishes that are fun to say and a joy to consume. Plus, a local website with the down low on Albuquerque eats.
FILM & TV
Whimsical British import Son of Rambow shows the power of cinema through children's eyes. Plus, Devin D. O'Leary's review of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull!
ARTS/LIT
The June Music Festival branches out. Plus, prolific novelist Louise Erdrich listens to her inner voices.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.
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The Daily Word in David Correia, homelessness and ancient shrimp

The Daily Word

Battery charges against UNM professor, local activist, and Alibi contributor David Correia have been dropped.

A local man allegedly rode to his appointment with a probation officer on a stolen electric shopping cart.

The Albuquerque Isotopes won on the road last night after losing 6 of 7 in their last home stand.

An ancient species of shrimp lives in Albuquerque.

APD has a brand-new “crisis vehicle."

The City Council is considering raising the gross receipts tax in order to assuage homelessness.

A Burque balloon factory is in the works.

Puddles of urine found at the BioPark Zoo may have human sources.

Some of the intersections downtown are dangerous.

Operations at the City’s Police Oversight Committee have officially been suspended.

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The Not Quite Weekly Podcast! #5

Events, interviews, rambling attempts at jokes!

The Podcast!

This week, performer Genevieve Mueller joins us to discuss happenings in the ABQ comedy scene and her interview with Josh Blue.

Also, events and a discussion of the merits of Albuquerque vs. Corpus Christi.

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Alibi Picks

Shaken and Stirred: ABurlyQ! A Burlesque & Sideshow Spectacular!

Meow! Headliner Kitten de Ville

Escape your daily grind with some good old-fashioned bump’n’grind this weekend at the ABurlyQ! Burlesque & Sideshow Spectacular. The name doesn’t liepacking the show’s roster is a who’s who of burlesque superstardom, from headliner Kitten de Ville (“Queen of the Quake”), who got her start back in the ’90s burlesque revival in LA as part of The Velvet Hammer, to Mistress of Ceremonies Foxy Tann (“The Boss of Burlesque”).

The shimmying, winking and teasing acts kick off Friday, Aug. 22, at 8pm with performers like the devilishly theatrical ChaCha Burnadette, the Miss-America-spurning DD Honeybee and even boylesque trio The Brotherhood of Burlesque, plus oodles more all writhing, flexing and almost-revealing-all on stage at the African American Performing Arts Center (310 San Pedro NE). Cost is $15 to $20; sashay your way to aburlyq.com for more info and tickets. With another show Saturday night at AAPAC and a pre-lesque 1940s/’50s-themed party in the Barcelona Suites Atrium (900 Louisiana NE) at 8pm on Thursday, Aug. 21, for $5, there’s plenty to dazzle the eye and titillate the senses of any discerning voyeur. African American Performing Arts Center, Expo NM • Fri Aug 22 • 8pm • $15-$20 • 21+ • View on Alibi calendar

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