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Weekly Alibi
 Feb 12 - 18, 2009 
You love us! You really love us! Find out which cards struck a chord with the Alibi staff in this year's Valentine's Card Contest. Performer Vivienne VaVoom speaks about the changing culture of burlesque. And pit bull defenders put out a pinup.
NEWS/OPINION
A landlord evicts a couple expecting a baby. And can legislators breath life into domestic partnership legislation?
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MUSIC
The theatrical, meaty Americana of Murder by Death plots the perfect crime at the Launchpad. And Omar Rodriguez Lopez of The Mars Volta releases Old Money, a psychedelic barrage of Latin and funk-based roots.
FOOD
In an area weighed down by chains and big brands, Blue Cactus Grill rekindles the love affair between New Mexicans and New Mexican food. And sticky-sweet fried baby beets will get your sweetheart's blood pumping.
FILM & TV
Following the year of the vampire, we take a look at a gem from the golden era of Blaxploitation: Blacula. Meanwhile, there’s no avoiding the cultural impact of the Snuggie.
ARTS/LIT
The Strauss/Warschauer Klezmer Duo headlines the weekend of music, dance and instruction that is Klezmerquerque. Plus, with President's Day fast approaching, we play Do, Date or Dump with America's commanders-in-chief.

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News

The Daily Word in bad doctors, accidental shootings and America's talent

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Dr. Christopher S. Driskill, an OB-Gyn who is to be the next president the New Mexico Medical Society, had his license suspended over claims that he drank and had sex with patients while on the job.

A section of the lower NE Heights is once again known as the "Mile-Hi District".

The Foo Fighters will stop in Albuquerque next year. I wanna meet Dave Grohl.

The Denny's across from UNM, a semi-frequent location on the teevee show Breaking Bad is moving to a new building in the Southeast Heights.

A local teenager was accidentally killed with a stolen gun.

State Auditor Hector Balderas released a written review that was very critical of the Bernalillo County Treasurer's Office. Balderas is deeply concerned that "public officials who are entrusted with the investment of public funds violated their fiduciary duties."

A so-far unindicted Detective Keith Sandy is retiring.

Molina Healthcare is moving some of its operations (and 650 employees) into the CenturyLink Building in downtown Burque.

Albuquerque wants to be the "most entrepreneur-friendly city in the nation" says Victor Hwang over at Forbes.

"America's Got Talent" producer Justin Heath will be in the Duke City come January to audition potential contestants.

Alibi Picks

Lovers & Madmen Shapes Fantasies

Lovers & Madmen bring their slick take on Americana to Low Spirits.

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Time to Volunteer: Geeks Who Drink gears up for Hunger Games

Celebrate Reaping Day with a pub quiz that covers events in The Hunger Games and Catching Fire.
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