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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 16 - 22, 2009 
Maren Tarro braves thunderstorms, ceaseless drumming and tear-producing body odor to bring us an insider's view of the Rainbow Gathering.
NEWS/OPINION
America's health care system is struggling for breath—New Mexicans explain how they would fix it. And John Bear encounters a bleak job market for newspaper writers in the Land of Enchantment.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
What do you know about last week?
MUSIC
Bassist Matt Brewer brings a new generation of jazz musicians to the Outpost Performance Space. And The 2bers' Bles Infinite releases a solo album with the help of his partner in rap.
FOOD
The toothsome meat at Dahlia’s Central Mexican Cuisine is "all-natural," and the cooks know how to prepare it. Plus, what exactly is oyster sauce?
FILM & TV
Documentarian Kirby Dick sets off on a quest to "out" closeted right-wing politicians in Outrage. And, Napoleon Dynamite's Jon Heder gets his own sitcom on Comedy Central.
ARTS/LIT
The Pajama Men return from charming the pants off crowds in Europe and Australia to discuss the resurgence of placenta eating. Meanwhile, craft creators get into the collective spirit at the Midsummer's Craft Crawl.
Websclusive: CiRQ Art Gallery and Boutique
No landscape art here.

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News

The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

Alibi Picks

Whirling Dialogue: Whirling Dervishes of Rumi with Sufi Music Concert

Explore peace, love and acceptance at this performance by members of the Mevlevi Order.

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The Daily Word In Zombie Cats, Early Menses and Disco

The Daily Word

The new Ghostbusters movie has an all female cast!

Drinking soda may cause early menses.

This woman had 13 pounds of pot hidden in her car and had no idea. I’ve only ever found a kind of scratched cd labeled “DAD’S MIX” in my car :(

A thoughtful piece on Tent City.

In Florida they have zombie cats!

Here is a disco version of "Suicide Is Painless" .

Some tips on surviving catastrophe.

and it's Sarah McLachlan's birthday today!

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