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 Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2008 
With world oil prices climbing, electric cars have been thrust into the spotlight. The problem is, battery technology isn't good enough to make electro-cars a viable option. Solving this quandary could be the key to making alternative energy mainstream.
NEWS/OPINION
Could a decision by the secretary of state cause politically minded nonprofits to zip their lips? The inventors in the Idea Propulsion Lab have the best solar-powered fighting robots in town. And the City Council tinkers with the labor-management balance.
MUSIC
Folksy shoegaze duo Wye Oak has chemistry that could only be spawned by a romantic couple. Plus, the chill-hop effused from The 2Bers’ new record is never in a rush and always understated.
FOOD
For straight-up New Mexican comfort food that will have you licking your plate clean, head to Marlene's. And pistachio hummus is perfect for a midday snack or as a component for a clever canapé.
FILM & TV
Traitor crafts an honest and clear-eyed look inside the modern-day world of Muslim terrorism. And My Winnipeg director Guy Maddin finds himself emotionally stuck in his Manitoba hometown, posing the question, What if I filmed my way out of here?
ARTS/LIT
The pieces in Take Back at THE LAND/gallery draw inspiration from the New Mexico landscape and poetry from afar. Meanwhile, Unisex features the world premiere of The Politics of Hair by Lou Clark and David Schein's Out Comes Butch.

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news

The Daily Word in sexy baby names, tomato violence, and fine dining for second graders

The Daily Word

A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities will represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Second graders enjoy fine dining.

According to a recent survey, these are the sexiest baby names.

Lady Gaga had more than a nip slip on a recent movie shoot.

A skydiver was saved after a midair seizure.

Dictator Kim Jong Un is ever more pissed at the U.S., and has told his army to prepare for war.

A Tomato Festival in Melbourne went awry.

Canadian money has been Spocked.

This Is Spinal Tap was released 31 years ago today.

Here’s a list of the most offensive foods to eat at your work desk.

Happy 21st Birthday, Justin Bieber!

This Week's Photo Contest: ABQ Small Businesses

February 27 - March 5, 2015

We have so many wonderful small businesses in Albuquerque and we want to know about your favorites! Post pictures to Instagram of or at your favorite small local businesses in town. Make sure to include @weeklyalibi and #alibibiz in your post. Each week our photo contest winner is announced on Friday afternoon.

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new track by Rihanna, HBO’s Bessie Smith biopic and HOPELESSNESS
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