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Weekly Alibi
 Dec 11 - 17, 2008 
There's no need to travel all over town to find holiday gifts in a hurry. The Last-Minute Gift Guide is your key to walkable, stress-free shopping.
NEWS/OPINION
PC Magazine says New Mexico has the slowest Internet in the country. The Huffington Post is worth more than many newspaper companies. And three years after returning from Iraq, Army officer Alex E. Limkin still struggles to cope with the memories of combat.
MUSIC
Resonance's self-titled release proves you can make a ton of music with only a voice, a tuba and a little percussion. Meanwhile, Charmed takes on the darkness and finds the light with Bitter Suite 7. Plus, folk-country band Olin and the Moon brings heart to Los Angeles.
FOOD
The Pueblo Harvest Café and Bakery specializes in Native American dishes with a continental twist. And for the love of God, don't cook with beer or wine you wouldn't enjoy drinking.
FILM & TV
The Edge of Heaven is a hyperlink drama that's doggedly undramatic. And is it time to give up on "Heroes"?
ARTS/LIT
Christmas at the Yucca Vista is a holiday satire in drag that takes on religion, hypocrisy, class and our obsession with voyeuristic entertainment. And even art might need a bailout.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.

news

The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf

The Daily Word

Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.

The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.

New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.

A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.

Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.

KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!

District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.

A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.

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Fly Me There

Wildlife West Nature Park Wind Festival

The skies will be filled with colorful kites of all shapes and sizes throughout the weekend. Take your own kite, or buy one at the festival.
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