Weekly Alibi
 Oct 9 - 15, 2008 
It's time to chow down on the winners of this year's Best of Burque Restaurants. Who's got the best bacon? What about the best green chile cheeseburger? Best tofu? Best ice cream? The readers have spoken, and their answers are revealed.
NEWS/OPINION
Meet the new director of the Bureau of Elections. Two months after it was raided, there are still no charges filed against Krazy Kat Records. And Constitution Party presidential candidate Chuck Baldwin wants to bring jobs back to America.
MUSIC
Reggae-rock act Pepper has a Hawaiian state of mind. And a local software developer wants you to craft adventurous tracks with odd time signatures.
FOOD
China Luck is another stop on the underground egg roll railroad. And the nutty pink paste of walnuts and charred bell peppers known as muhammara gets better when it sits.
FILM & TV
DiCaprio and Crowe are a sharp pair in the sophisticated espionage drama Body of Lies. And "Chocolate News" has David Alan Grier back on the boob tube doing what he does bestsketch comedy.
ARTS/LIT
The artists in Cautionary Tales: A Visual Dystopia trade in ruin and decline, while Finding a Pulse offers hope. Plus, UNM's production of Frankenstein looks straight into the mind of a monster's creator.
Websclusive: Eve of Whim
Santa Fe's Theater Grottesco presents an evening of wonderment that should not be missed. Find out why in this online exclusive review.

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The Daily Word in David Correia, homelessness and ancient shrimp

The Daily Word

Battery charges against UNM professor, local activist, and Alibi contributor David Correia have been dropped.

A local man allegedly rode to his appointment with a probation officer on a stolen electric shopping cart.

The Albuquerque Isotopes won on the road last night after losing 6 of 7 in their last home stand.

An ancient species of shrimp lives in Albuquerque.

APD has a brand-new “crisis vehicle."

The City Council is considering raising the gross receipts tax in order to assuage homelessness.

A Burque balloon factory is in the works.

Puddles of urine found at the BioPark Zoo may have human sources.

Some of the intersections downtown are dangerous.

Operations at the City’s Police Oversight Committee have officially been suspended.

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The Not Quite Weekly Podcast! #5

Events, interviews, rambling attempts at jokes!

The Podcast!

This week, performer Genevieve Mueller joins us to discuss happenings in the ABQ comedy scene and her interview with Josh Blue.

Also, events and a discussion of the merits of Albuquerque vs. Corpus Christi.

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Alibi Picks

Shaken and Stirred: ABurlyQ! A Burlesque & Sideshow Spectacular!

Meow! Headliner Kitten de Ville

Escape your daily grind with some good old-fashioned bump’n’grind this weekend at the ABurlyQ! Burlesque & Sideshow Spectacular. The name doesn’t liepacking the show’s roster is a who’s who of burlesque superstardom, from headliner Kitten de Ville (“Queen of the Quake”), who got her start back in the ’90s burlesque revival in LA as part of The Velvet Hammer, to Mistress of Ceremonies Foxy Tann (“The Boss of Burlesque”).

The shimmying, winking and teasing acts kick off Friday, Aug. 22, at 8pm with performers like the devilishly theatrical ChaCha Burnadette, the Miss-America-spurning DD Honeybee and even boylesque trio The Brotherhood of Burlesque, plus oodles more all writhing, flexing and almost-revealing-all on stage at the African American Performing Arts Center (310 San Pedro NE). Cost is $15 to $20; sashay your way to aburlyq.com for more info and tickets. With another show Saturday night at AAPAC and a pre-lesque 1940s/’50s-themed party in the Barcelona Suites Atrium (900 Louisiana NE) at 8pm on Thursday, Aug. 21, for $5, there’s plenty to dazzle the eye and titillate the senses of any discerning voyeur. African American Performing Arts Center, Expo NM • Fri Aug 22 • 8pm • $15-$20 • 21+ • View on Alibi calendar

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