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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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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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