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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.

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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.

news

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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