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.
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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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