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Weekly Alibi
 Aug 7 - 13, 2008 
Three years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is still trying to get back on its feet. But stories and camaraderie still abound in one of the nation's most distinctive cities.
Tales from Crescent City
Bonus photography from New Orleans.
The Gambit
Questions and answers we couldn't squeeze into the paper.
NEWS/OPINION
A bill demanding equal insurance coverage for those with mental illness struggles to get through Congress. Swing dancing and politics merge. And the importance of making sure journalists' sources stay protected.
MUSIC
With a firm foothold on the West Coast, Or, the Whale looks to conquer Santa Fe. Meanwhile, soulful singer Bonnie Watts brings a little Chicago to the Land of Enchantment.
Websclusive: New Orleans Playlist
Hear some of the music from Soul Sister's playlist.
FOOD
A look at some of the New Orleans restaurants that took a lickin' and kept on serving. Plus, get the most out of your wine tasting experience.
FILM & TV
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor is schlocky, shallow and deliberately pointless. It's also shockingly enjoyable. And Kicking It tells the heartwarming story of the Homeless World Cup.
ARTS/LIT
Adriana Mater at the Santa Fe Opera evokes, in a way, Star Wars. And the Mother Road Theatre's first-ever Young Playwrights Festival gives youth the chance to see their words on stage.

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news

The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

sign of the times photo contest
sign of the times photo contest

Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.

This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.

Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!

This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.

Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!

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