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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 31 - Aug 6, 2008 
Can a film be made in less than two days, and, if so, can it be good? Find out as the Alibi goes inside the 48 Hour Film Project.
NEWS/OPINION
Record store workers give their take on the recent Krazy Kat Music raid. America as Imperial Rome and Jesus for president. Plus, the first lawsuit grappling with the state's new medical marijuana law ends with a settlement.
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MUSIC
Patti Littlefield brings her bottle-rattling, temperature-raising voice to the Outpost. Plus, an Albuquerque high school teacher dresses like a Viking for the Air Guitar Championships.
FOOD
Getting sloshed in style, and reinvigorating stir-fry.
FILM & TV
The French are si bon at putting their own special twist on horror movies, and that's what makes Frontier(s) such an engrossing watch. Plus, the Duke City Shootout wraps up this year's race in style.
ARTS/LIT
The Bad Seed is the ultimate kind of drag performance. And an interview with harsh literary critic James Wood.

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News

The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

Alibi Picks

Whirling Dialogue: Whirling Dervishes of Rumi with Sufi Music Concert

Explore peace, love and acceptance at this performance by members of the Mevlevi Order.

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The Daily Word In Zombie Cats, Early Menses and Disco

The Daily Word

The new Ghostbusters movie has an all female cast!

Drinking soda may cause early menses.

This woman had 13 pounds of pot hidden in her car and had no idea. I’ve only ever found a kind of scratched cd labeled “DAD’S MIX” in my car :(

A thoughtful piece on Tent City.

In Florida they have zombie cats!

Here is a disco version of "Suicide Is Painless" .

Some tips on surviving catastrophe.

and it's Sarah McLachlan's birthday today!

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