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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 19 - 25, 2009 
The busy streets of Juárez have been quieted by drug wars, corruption and mass-exodus. Businesses struggle to survive in the brutally silent city.
NEWS/OPINION
A peace group runs into trouble with the Environment Department for dishing out food without a permit. And the trash media looks up the metaphorical skirts of bailout companies.
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MUSIC
Prog-metal band These Arms are Snakes says the only way to survive is to tour like it’s the cure for cancer. And Thunderheist's self-titled release highlights the strengths and weaknesses of rave-rap.
FOOD
The Hispanic foods grocery store Pro's Ranch Market serves any kind of meat you could possibly want, including to-die-for carnitas. And embark on your own salsa verde fantasy.
FILM & TV
Wendy and Lucy explores the connection between a rambling woman and her loyal pooch. Meanwhile, check out the star-studded TV pilots that could be headed to your living room.
ARTS/LIT
Tricklock's one-man show The Velocity of Gary (not his real name) relies on the engulfing performance of local star Chad Brummett. And instead of focusing on teachers' performance, the best way to reform our education system is by funding the arts.

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Alibi Picks

Friends of the Weirder Side of Folk: BaBa CD Release Show!

See a concert with banjo and tuba duo BaBa, as well as performances by Pawn Drive and Joe Daddy and Hoodoo Jeff.
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Rad Verbage: To the Last Word Poetry Slam

An open mic and poetry slam.

News

The Daily Word in the tragic end of a bartending career, the dawn of a white minority and a reprieve for some Texas abortion clinics

The Daily Word

Spectators Sports Bar is mourning the loss of longtime bartender Steve Gerecke.

An appeals court has resuscitated the Jemez Pueblo's claim on the Valle Caldera in the Jemez Mountains.

With 62 percent of the US population but 78 percent of deaths, whites are poised to become a "white minority".

Because of Monday's Supreme Court decision, 10 Texas abortion clinics slated to close will remain open. For now.

"Legs really don't work": the Action Man series of battlefield casualties action figures.

Preserving human pelts.

One of the United States' last all-wood baseball stadiums burned to the ground in a dramatic 30 minute blaze yesterday.

Lobster will soon be available at McDonald's.

Justin Bieber is changing his life thanks to a Pentecostal church in Australia.

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