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Weekly Alibi
 Jun 4 - 10, 2009 
Scrambling through out-of-bounds areas may not be legal or safe, but urban explorers are smitten with local history—they just can't keep their hands off of crumbling, abandoned buildings.
NEWS/OPINION
Sick New Mexicans aren't just fighting illness, they're battling the medical debt that treatment racks up. Is the cure is worse than the disease? Plus, our state is the least prepared in the country for the impending digital TV conversion. Are you ready?
MUSIC
Hobbs singer-songwriter Jasper Brown writes music about murder and lives to tell the tale. Meanwhile, the Alibi's first-ever Pride party takes place in space.
FOOD
Globe-trotting food writer Ari LeVaux straps in as the Alibi's new restaurant critic: He's thrilled that Mai Thai is his first stop in Albuquerque. Plus, that L.A. taco truck staple of pickled carrot, jalapeño and white onion gets the squeeze bottle treatment.
FILM & TV
The Hangover follows the goofy, male-nudity-laced footwork of this generation's "dude film" tradition. And UP offers another example of why Pixar is the movie studio to beat when it comes to animated features.
ARTS/LIT
Get a feel for the differing styles that exist within the realm of contemporary dance at the Wild Dancing West festival. And Los Fantasticos’ Days of Future Past at South Broadway Cultural Center shows off the vanguard of Albuquerque's painting powerhouses.
Websclusive: New Grounds Print Workshop and Gallery
Read about one of the first non-toxic printmaking shops in the country.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on upcoming releases from Beach House and Lana Del Rey ... and a fresh tune with Sting and the Ragtime Gals.
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Alibi Picks

Dogs on the Catwalk: REEL Dog Fashion Show & Reception

Celebrity dogs and their owners grace the runway in designer pet wear by Ada Nieves.

news

The Daily Word in racism, intelligence and the inner thoughts of James Holmes

The Daily Word

A man who underwent a face transplant met the sister of the deceased guy whose face he now wears.

Peoples' strong attitudes can be changed while they sleep using sound therapy.

A Dutch man claims he knows where Natalee Holloway's body can be found.

Would you like to own a racist Dr. Seuss drawing from 1929? The starting bid is $20K.

Hiring really smart people could be a bad idea.

Anheuser-Busch is canning drinking water instead of beer to help flood victims in Texas and Oklahoma.

Jeff Buckley died on this date in 1997.

Here's a glimpse into James Holmes' psyche: Why?

Danny Elfman, Annette Bening and Albuquerque's own Al Unser are celebrating birthdays today! (NSFW)

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