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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 1 - 7, 2009 
Who doesn't love a good list? Well, how about a bad one? The 17th annual P.U.-litzer Prizes recap 2008's most flatulent of American media stinkers.
NEWS/OPINION
Oscar-worthy performances, tsunami-sized political waves, fire damage and police states—from the looks of our sprawling best and worst compilation, New Mexico downed a handful of uppers in '08.
MUSIC
When we finished flipping through our 2008 music archives, the number of locally produced albums rattling around inside awed us. And, because Albuquerque isn't the center of the universe, a quick-and-dirty glance at the major-label records that left an impression.
FOOD
Food dominated the headlines in 2008—we picked 10 of the most tantalizing stories. Plus, 3,000 years of chocolate-covered history and a Mayan drinking chocolate recipe that doesn't require too much sacrifice.
FILM & TV
The best and worst of the big screen—movie theaters saw a parade of beauties and a flock of turkeys pass through their turnstiles in 2008.
ARTS/LIT
Former Alibi Arts Editor Amy Dalness returns to run down 2008's pretty and provoking things. And current Alibi Arts Editor Erin Adair-Hodges beckons you to browse through this year's New Mexico Book Awards winners.

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Alibi Picks

A Host of Sparrows: Chatter Sunday at The Kosmos

See some fantastic chamber music and hear some poetry at The Kosmos.

news

The Daily Word in Facebook feuds, the Aurora shooter and egg shaming

The Daily Word

It just goes to show that when you decline someone's Facebook friend request, things can get a little heated.

After Colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana, some neighboring states are asking the US Supreme Court to deem it unconstitutional.

Rapper Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty after being arrested for gang conspiracy and gun charges.

The parents of accused Aurora shooter James Holmes sent a letter to prosecutors asking for their son's life to be spared.

MSNBC lists 10 topics to expect at President Obama's 2014 year-end press conference.

Two people were left dead and one in the hospital after a high-speed chase ensued on US 550 in Bernalillo County.

A teenage kid was harassed by a Walgreens manager for buying eggs for his mama. The nerve of some people.

The historic Old Mountain Lodge was lost in a fire yesterday in Carnuel, N.M.

The DA's Office says Kari Brandenburg is still weighing whether to charge APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez for the shooting of James Boyd.

Alibi Picks

A Nutcracker Navidad

The Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment

Featuring choreography by Patricia Dickinson Wells and a full live orchestra under the baton of Guillermo Figueroa.
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