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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 24 - 30, 2008 
Marisa Demarco roars into the fast lane of the city's drag racing community. Buckle your seat belt, and come along for the ride.
NEWS/OPINION
The first jail-based charter school in the country will open its doors in New Mexico. Outed CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson talks with the Alibi about her new book and her move to New Mexico. Plus, how is the city handling a homicide-filled week? And do Albuquerque residents think their city is safe?
MUSIC
Reedman Paquito D’Rivera is equally at home with classical, Latin and jazz music, while The Life and Times is a snarling, chimey guitar- and Rhodes keyboard-fed pit bull.
FOOD
Just Muffin Around gives you two choices: Gorge yourself on fresh-baked muffins or order a lunch mom would be proud of. Plus, guzzle a strong and piney Indian Pale Ale—from a can.
FILM & TV
The Dark Knight exceeds lofty expectations and Mamma Mia! isn't as cringetastic as we thought it would be.
ARTS/LIT
The Madness of King Georgie Bush takes aim at our administration and lets 'er rip, putting the reality of our political situation on stage in a Shakespearean way. And Uwem Akpan's Series of Shorts transports you into the lives of Africa's disadvantaged children.

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News

The Daily Word in bad doctors, accidental shootings and America's talent

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Dr. Christopher S. Driskill, an OB-Gyn who is to be the next president the New Mexico Medical Society, had his license suspended over claims that he drank and had sex with patients while on the job.

A section of the lower NE Heights is once again known as the "Mile-Hi District".

The Foo Fighters will stop in Albuquerque next year. I wanna meet Dave Grohl.

The Denny's across from UNM, a semi-frequent location on the teevee show Breaking Bad is moving to a new building in the Southeast Heights.

A local teenager was accidentally killed with a stolen gun.

State Auditor Hector Balderas released a written review that was very critical of the Bernalillo County Treasurer's Office. Balderas is deeply concerned that "public officials who are entrusted with the investment of public funds violated their fiduciary duties."

A so-far unindicted Detective Keith Sandy is retiring.

Molina Healthcare is moving some of its operations (and 650 employees) into the CenturyLink Building in downtown Burque.

Albuquerque wants to be the "most entrepreneur-friendly city in the nation" says Victor Hwang over at Forbes.

"America's Got Talent" producer Justin Heath will be in the Duke City come January to audition potential contestants.

Alibi Picks

Lovers & Madmen Shapes Fantasies

Lovers & Madmen bring their slick take on Americana to Low Spirits.

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Time to Volunteer: Geeks Who Drink gears up for Hunger Games

Celebrate Reaping Day with a pub quiz that covers events in The Hunger Games and Catching Fire.
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