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 Sep 11 - 17, 2008 
In its second year, the Duke City Improv Festival doles out two weekends' worth of improv, with 14 performances by local and national troupes and three intensive workshops. We ask the troupes a series of hard-hitting, sidesplitting questions.
NEWS/OPINION
Should the state provide medical marijuana to those who qualify? A nonprofit organization wakes up to a puzzling headline, and the Bureau of Elections is still without a director. Plus, a list of words that plague the journalistic world.
Websclusive: Nonvoters
Why some people choose not to vote. If you are not going to vote this is your last chance to tell us about it.
MUSIC
Local label owner Zac Webb chats about the record biz and his baby, Vinyl Countdown. And experimental electro artist Reba Hasko flies across the ocean and lands in the desert.
Websclusive: It's the Vinyl Countdown!
Read the extended interview, enjoy entertaining videos.
FOOD
Greenside Café cooks up stick-to-your-ribs cuisine with a chill Cedar Crest attitude. And leftover tomatoes can be used in most anything you're cooking.
FILM & TV
Man on Wire tells the story of tightrope walker Philippe Petit’s illegal 1974 attempt to perform a high-wire act between the twin towers of the World Trade Center.
ARTS/LIT
The STIR festival celebrates “the profound connections between words and the world." And Colosseum is full of self-conscious occlusions, far-reaching links and some oracular, beautiful lines.

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The Daily Word in Mt. Everest's poop problem, PARCC protests and National Grammar Day

The Daily Word

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 4,

and Mt. Everest is covered in shit and corpses,

a “party bike” will soon be wobbling through the streets of Downtown Albuquerque, bringing up to 14 drunken pedalers to the pubs of there choice,

the man who invented Keurig coffee makers thinks the disposable single-use coffee packets are to expensive and bad for the environment,

people on the Internet are still assholes,

APS is threatening to criminally charge students who protest the controversial PARCC test,

and its National Grammer Day, everybody! Check out Grammar Girls’ editing checklist here and then post all the errors you find in today’s Daily Word in the comments below. Whoever finds the most errors will win a heaping helping of smug self-satisfaction!

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The Daily Word in selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

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