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Weekly Alibi
 May 29 - Jun 4, 2008 
The war. Health care reform. The Economy. Find out where the primary candidates stand on the issues that matter most. Plus, see which ones earned our recommendation. It's our endorsement guide, primary style.
NEWS/OPINION
Many Albuquerque legislators are being challenged by political newbies—the candidates lobby for your vote. And some New Mexicans running for national office have their political courage questioned.
MUSIC
The sudden stardom of Balkan brass-inspired Beirut. And nearly three-dozen metal bands tear Albuquerque a new one at the Gathering of the Sick festival.
FOOD
Taming the food crisis. Plus, remembering America's pre-eminent winemaker, Robert Mondavi.
FILM & TV
The crappiest toys inspired by this year's summer blockbusters. Plus, CJ7 is aimed squarely at kids, families and adults with easily triggered tear ducts. It comes complete with an alien pet.
ARTS/LIT
David Leigh urges art-buyers to snatch up local work before its crafters become household names. And book critics list their favorite reads of spring.

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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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Alibi Picks

Hell's Cellos: Apocalyptica at Sunshine

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

news

The Daily Word in sumo wrestling, salmonella, Santolina and Sun Ra

The Daily Word

Barclays plans to build Santolina: an entirely new city just outside Albuquerque.

40,000 bees were found under this woman’s bedroom floor.

See a bee grow up in 60 seconds.

Italy warns consumers of a Prosecco shortage.

A salmonella outbreak in the US linked to sushi tuna has sickened more thank 50 people.

An adult dating site was hacked, publicly revealing its users’ kinky turn-ons.

Judge Judy delivered the commencement speech at Shiprock High.

Here’s a glimpse into the life of a sumo wrestler.

These portly cats and dogs are participating in a pet slimming contest.

Herman Blount, AKA Sun Ra was born on this day in 1914, supposedly on the planet Saturn. Space is the Place!

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