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 Feb 19 - 25, 2009 
Heath Ledger and Slumdog Millionaire are heavy favorites as the tussle for Oscar gold gets underway. Will there be any surprises when the Academy Awards curtain opens? Devin D. O'Leary provides his analysis.
NEWS/OPINION
Funds could be yanked from UNM's ethnic centers. And the Somos Primos campaign brings native Hispanic New Mexicans and Latino immigrants together.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Quiz yourself on last week's news.
Websclusive: Making Sausage
State legislative action at the Roundhouse.
MUSIC
If James Brown jammed with Steve Reich, Johann Sebastian Bach and Duke Ellington, the sessions would sound like jazz quartet Thrascher. Plus, Albuquerque's Dirt City Radio's Old Country Blues puts forth the kind of country you can sway to while swilling whiskey on your back porch.
Websclusive: EarWin V
Listen to the indie pop-tastic Hi ... Story mix.
FOOD
Pizza 9 may not sling authentic Chicago-style pie, but judged on its own merits, the slices satisfy. And find out where to get the best spuds for your spring garden.
FILM & TV
Financial companies become the new go-to villains in The International. Meanwhile, Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived asks whether one man can effectively dictate national policy.
ARTS/LIT
The Route 66 Revelers turn Fat Tuesday into a huge party. Plus, Let There Be Night illuminates the dangers of light pollution.
Websclusive: The Trillion Space
Young, fresh art.
Websclusive: Sándor Márai’s Beloved Hungarian Novel
A tale of guilt and ghosts. And political persecution.

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The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

sign of the times photo contest
sign of the times photo contest

Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.

This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.

Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!

This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.

Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!

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