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Weekly Alibi
 Jun 19 - 25, 2008 
When David Sedaris hits the road on a book tour, he brings mini-bottles of conditioner for teenagers who come to see him. One reader awarded the author's generosity by giving him a stuffed pheasant. It's all in a day's work for the award-winning essayist.
NEWS/OPINION
"Alternative Radio" host David Barsamian says the media is a weapon of mass distraction. City councilors and local youth look into green-collar jobs. Plus, the city comes to a decision on the controversial 2000 Gold condo project.
MUSIC
Albuquerque-based tender-metal band Hit By A Bus will plug in anywhere with an outlet. And N.E.R.D.'s Seeing Sounds is the soundtrack to your next house party.
FOOD
Taj Palace lives up to high Indian food expectations with moist meats and superb service. And the New Mexico Symphony orchestra combines wine, music and altruism at the Vintage Albuquerque Fine Wine and Art Auction.
FILM & TV
The Talking Stick Film Festival provides a platform for Native voices.
ARTS/LIT
The Seven: Something Left Unsaid gives playwrights 10 minutes to tell a story. And Author Marianne Wiggins talks writing, photography and living in the 21st-century West.

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news

The Daily Word in Peyton Manning, mood swings, intestines, and Monica Lewinsky.

The Daily Word

Police captured a serial killer in Indiana.

Peyton Manning broke the touchdown record.

People born in the summer are prone to mood swings.

A mouse-grown intestine signals hope for organ growth.

Soft drinks lead to accelerated aging.

For chocolate addicts, it might actually be time to panic over the Ebola outbreak.

Bernalillo County will have deputies guarding the abandoned Sandia Ranch insane asylum against trespassers this Halloween season.

Does anyone care that Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter?

This is how you draw a perfect circle, while listening to A Perfect Circle.

Test your knowledge of Iron Maiden.

Still don’t have a costume idea for Halloween? Get some help from ex-con Martha Stewart.

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.

Alibi Picks

Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.
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