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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 13 - 19, 2008 
What kind of crazy are you? How many Blake's Lotaburgers are there in New Mexico? What color is produced at 5,500 Angstroms? Find the answers to these and other brain busters in the Alibi's annual Quiz and Puzzle issue.
20 Questions
Bonus! Hot links and cool trivia-related clips.
NEWS/OPINION
A lawsuit against several nonprofits gets thrown out. And test your knowledge of this year's top stories with a news crossword.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Crime rings, fires, human remains and the clink this week on Answer Me This.
MUSIC
One of hip-hop's hardest workers takes a four-week breather from touring to make an album, then gets back on the road. Meanwhile, the Melismatics go all-out no matter who's watching.
FOOD
Cooking with Johnny Vee: International Cuisine with a Modern Flair teaches amateurs how to cook without killing themselves. And how well do you know Escoffier's Le Guide Culinaire?
FILM & TV
Bone up on Bond with the "James Bond Primer." And catch the so-stupid-it’s-genius television show "Human Wrecking Balls."
Websclusive: Reel World
Find out about film world happenings and goings on right here.
ARTS/LIT
Things get comedic, tragic and wacky in All in the Timing. A Field Guide to the Plants and Animals of the Rio Grande Bosque will help you decide if that snake in the garden is a venomous Western diamondback rattlesnake or harmless Western hognose. Plus, test your knowledge of the presidency with a "Quiz to the White House."

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.

news

The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

sign of the times photo contest
sign of the times photo contest

Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.

This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.

Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!

This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.

Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!

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