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Weekly Alibi
 Aug 21 - 27, 2008 
Expired clichés: The Alibi recounts Albuquerqueisms that should take the next Rapid Ride out of here.
NEWS/OPINION
Does Mayor Martin Chavez want a ban on booze at all-ages shows? Depends on what day you ask. The presidential candidates and their surrogates descend on New Mexico. And the Albuquerque Journal calls Sen. Hillary Clinton a cheerleader.
MUSIC

The weilder of the whammy bar, Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing, talks to the
Alibi about what it takes to be a rock idol. Meanwhile, violinist, Rock and Rhythm Band founder and former shy kid Robb Janov talks about life through music.
FOOD
When it comes to following the well-established American sushi formula, Sushi Hana doesn't stray from what's expected. And Bottle Shock is a wine film that's basted in controversy.
FILM & TV
Encounters at the End of the World is a rumination on the world’s harshest embodiment of Mother Nature: the Antarctic. This time, it’s personal. Plus, a triple shot of horror classics from the ’80s.
ARTS/LIT
Rabbit Hole paints a realistic picture of a parent's worst nightmare. And Bubonicon draws about 500 science-fiction, fantasy and horror enthusiasts rarin’ to meet authors, try cereals named after movies or dress up like a Sith Lord.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.

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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