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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 29 - Feb 4, 2009 
Find out how to prepare for the conversion to DTV happing on Feb. 17. The new format means more free channels, but it also spells the end for static.
NEWS/OPINION
Could the death penalty get the ax in New Mexico? And Councilor Michael Cadigan spars with the mayor's right-hand men over the city's red-light cameras.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
We got your weekly news quiz right here.
Websclusive: Making Sausage
Find out what the Legislature's grinding out.
MUSIC
Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham admits he's scared about being a father and a hardcore punker hell-bent on hurting himself. And Two Tongues' self-titled release combines the talents of emo all-star outfits Saves the Day and Say Anything. Plus, keep your eyes peeled for the TV playlist.
Websclusive: I'm the Slime
Listen to "I'm The Slime," 13 TV-related tracks.
FOOD
The Alibi takes TV dinners to task and separates the inedible crap from the edible crap. And add some color to your Super Bowl party with watermelon radish bites.
FILM & TV
The animated import Fear(s) of the Dark runs though a gamut of common phobias, including insects, needles, dogs and fire. Meanwhile, after languishing on studio shelves for more than a year, Inkheart brings Cornelia Funke’s beloved juvenile fantasy series to the big screen. And discover the perils of cheering for the underdog in our Super Bowl preview.
ARTS/LIT
Pulling Strings: The Marionettes and Art of Gustave Baumann offers a glimpse into New Mexico’s past through the work of an old European art form. Plus, The Nation: Guide to the Nation provides a list of places where like-minded progressives can eat, drink and be Commies. Plus, we want to hear your creative ideas for disposing of your old TV sets.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.

Alibi Picks

Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.

Alibi Picks

Bringin' Home the Bacon: Southwest Bacon Fest

Over 50 restaurants, food trucks and chefs serve up their most creative bacon dishes.
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