Weekly Alibi
 Jun 25 - Jul 1, 2009 
Ari LeVaux climbs in the cage with the world's best mixed martial arts fighters. They're right here in Albuquerque.
NEWS/OPINION
Abortion clinic demonstrators test the patience of neighborhood residents. The Duke City Derby postpones its season while skaters scramble to find a new venue. And the city won't let Joy Junction use the old Westside jail to house Albuquerque's homeless.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Rock out with your news bits out.
Websclusive: Richardson and the Spiders from Mars
The guv breaks ground on galactic tourism.
Websclusive: P is for Pummel
See Jane knock in Spot's teeth.
MUSIC
Cal Haines has played with Diahann Carroll, Al Greene and Clark Terry, but perhaps the jazz drummer's most impressive credential is his latest CD, The Bright Side. Meanwhile, after getting married, the gothic new-wave act Post Honeymoon finds out what it's like to make music as a twosome.
FOOD
Paisano’s homemade pasta nails the sweet spot between supple and firm. And just add a pair of farmers' market eggs for a hearty breakfast with nature's fake steak: king trumpet mushrooms.
FILM & TV
Two documentaries at Guild Cinema take an artful but layman-friendly look at the ways art is defined. Plus, "Man vs. Cartoon" picks up the explosive science-as-entertainment thread started by “MythBusters” and runs it off a cliff (literally).
ARTS/LIT
LAND/ART is as big as the Earth is round and just as gorgeous. Plus, technology and creativity collide at dorkbot.

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Welcome to the Danger Zone: Danger Carnival

Seeking some adult-friendly danger this weekend? How about a carnival’s worth? Emerge ABQ’s Danger Carnival is back for a second year! Step right up this Saturday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 11pm at Skarsgard Farms (3435 Stanford NE) for a night of art, food and entertainment. Equal parts harvest festival, freak show and vaudeville spectacle, the Second Annual Danger Carnival features fabulous fun for ages 21-plus. Jam along to The Tall Boys, DJ Dave 12, Zack Freeman and DJ James Black. Dandykor offers a spanking booth for the especially naughty, and Olive Bee Photography invites you to celebrate the skin you’re in with a Body Positive Photo Temple. Still feeling adventurous? Check out body parts printing by Zona, then marvel as the Albuquerque Aerialist Collective flies through the air with the greatest of ease. Soo Bak Food Truck brings a taste of “Korean Seoul Food,” while ABQ Mystique’s menu features Frito Pie and beer brat sandwiches. Wet your whistle with Skarsgard Farm’s hard cider and Casa Rondeña wines. For $5, you get five carnival tickets; additional tickets are $1. For more info, and to RSVP for Danger Carnival, visit on.fb.me/1obBV1M. Skarsgard Farms • Sat Sep 20 • 6-11pm • $5 suggested donation • 21+ • View on Alibi calendar

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The Daily Word in airstrike plans, Alison Krauss' imposter and a hearse parade

The Daily Word

The White House kicks off it's “It's On Us” campaign to address sexual assault on campuses.

The American Freedom Defence Initiative has placed anti-Islamic ads on a hundred NYC buses and two subway entrances this week.

Deputies in North Florida are baffled after 51-year-old Donald Spirit killed seven of his family members, then turned the gun on himself.

Alabama District Court Judge Mark E. Fuller is being pressured to resign after being accused of assaulting his wife.

After Congress gave the “OK” for a plan to arm and train Syrian rebels, the Pentagon is waiting for President Obama to approve their airstrike list.

A New Mexican woman is in trouble for violating probation after impersonating bluegrass star Alison Krauss and conning an elderly man in Arkansas out of his life savings, his house and his cars.

After two New Mexico counties went to the Supreme Court to put two nonbinding questions about marijuana and taxes on the November election ballads, Secretary of State Dianna Duran went to the federal court to intervene. But they said they won't referee this issue.

Jesus Arredondo Soto has been convicted of killing a woman and her 1-year-old son in 2010. He faces up to two life sentences, plus more than 70 years in prison.

According to a statewide ABQ Journal poll, 50 percent of New Mexico voters opposed marijuana legalization, while 44 percent were in favor.

You ever see a parade of hearses? No? Head to Michigan this weekend.

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The Daily Word in poverty, beisbol and cannabis

The Daily Word

More nuevomexicanos live in poverty this year compared to last. And we're still the second-most impoverished state in the nation.

The Grey Lady covers the National Police Shooting Championships and surrounding protest.

The Isotopes struck a four-year deal with the Colorado Rockies.

Scope our inaugural Cannabis Issue in print or online for editorials on politics and policy and arts and economics, a N.M. MMJ primer, a cannabis timeline, a compilation of weed quotes and more.

James Gandolfini would have turned 53 years old today. We sure do miss you, boss.

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