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Weekly Alibi
 May 21 - 27, 2009 
Feminist icon Judy Chicago discusses the convergence of identity, place and art and also explains why she chooses to live in Belen.
NEWS/OPINION
A report says global warming threatens corn crops, but can wind power save America from a corn catastrophe? And Duke City Derby's all-star team can't quite trap the Rat City Rollergirls.
Websclusive: Pleather for the Win
Derby brutes battle it out before your very eyes.
MUSIC
Albuquerque's The Oktober People tinkered with Explore The Sky Too for five years—and it shows. Meanwhile, The Maccabees' Wall of Arms gets drowned in a sea of "Wa-ows."
FOOD
All aboard! Feast on Rail Runner snack stops south of Albuquerque.
FILM & TV
Devin D. O'Leary breaks down Terminator Salvation. Plus, Absurdistan is an inordinately enjoyable throwback to '90s cinema, when the foreign/art house environment was filled with films that were cute, charming, exotic and slightly naughty.
ARTS/LIT
Judy Chicago's K-12 Dinner Party Curriculum highlights the oft-ignored contributions of women. And a group of art tourists come to New Mexico to discover the folk art treasures the Land of Enchantment harbors.

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Music

Albuquerque Blues & Brews happening this Sunday!

What's better than sampling craft beers and getting down with some butt-kicking blues bands on a three-day weekend? Nothing! See local acts on three stages including Alex Maryol while you sip suds of all varieties at the Sandia Resort & Casino. Enjoy games, raffles and prize drawings.

This event is 21 and over. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets. Prost!

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Hell's Cellos: Apocalyptica at Sunshine

See the metallic, symphonic band play live at Sunshine Theater.

news

The Daily Word in sumo wrestling, salmonella, Santolina and Sun Ra

The Daily Word

Barclays plans to build Santolina: an entirely new city just outside Albuquerque.

40,000 bees were found under this woman’s bedroom floor.

See a bee grow up in 60 seconds.

Italy warns consumers of a Prosecco shortage.

A salmonella outbreak in the US linked to sushi tuna has sickened more thank 50 people.

An adult dating site was hacked, publicly revealing its users’ kinky turn-ons.

Judge Judy delivered the commencement speech at Shiprock High.

Here’s a glimpse into the life of a sumo wrestler.

These portly cats and dogs are participating in a pet slimming contest.

Herman Blount, AKA Sun Ra was born on this day in 1914, supposedly on the planet Saturn. Space is the Place!

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