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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 6 - 12, 2008 
Prepare your peepers for superspies, vampires, talking mice, Will Smith, Jim Carrey, Adam Sandler and a superhero or two in this year's Holiday Film Guide.
NEWS/OPINION
Community college students struggling to pay for gas, food and rent get help from their schools. And what happened to the Republican Party?
MUSIC
Bellemah laughs, cries and talks about Tom Waits. Plus, John Hollenbeck’s texturally rich, rhythmically compelling and continually shape-shifting jazz breaks ground.
FOOD
Sakura Sushi has chicken curry, monkey balls, soft-shell crab and spicy drunken noodles. Oh, and sushi. Also, it's a great time to plant garlic.
FILM & TV
The straightforward buddy comedy Role Models is packed with enough big laughs to amuse a wide range of audience members. And director Jonathan Demme returns to his small-budget indie film roots with the low-key dramedy Rachel Getting Married.
ARTS/LIT
The ArcTisTics combine the talents of those with and without developmental disabilities for a performance that dissolves stereotypes. Paul Auster's Man in the Dark punctures disbelief and pulls readers into a new reality.

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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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