alibi.com
Alibi Bucks

Weekly Alibi
 Sep 24 - 30, 2009 
Ready, set, vote! The Alibi's Election Guide tells you everything you need to know about the Tuesday, Oct. 6 election, from who your next mayor should be to why you should approve bond requests. Get your voting needs satisfied.
Print-n-Save Voters Guide
The short version for your voting pleasure
Propositions
We decode the proposition jargon on the ballot so you know what you're voting for.
Candidate Questionnaires
Read candidates' responses to our exclusive questionnaires, only on alibi.com.
NEWS/OPINION
Bicyclists ride to honor their fallen friends. And are Albuquerque streets safe for two wheels?
MUSIC
Maria de Barros brings her beguiling sea breeze of a voice to ¡Globalquerque! And Felix da Housecat proves you can't have one foot in the music snob closet and the other on the nonexclusive dance floor.
FOOD
Casa de Benavidez does Old New Mexico right. And who ever thought peaches and tomatoes were a match made in culinary heaven?
FILM & TV
PBS comes to ABQ. Plus, "Titan Maximum" continues in the spirit of "Robot Chicken," drawing heavily from the pantheon of '80s kid TV.
ARTS/LIT
Downtown's GO! Arts Festival his the streets while Dispersal/Return at the UNM Museum demonstrates a collective psyche that reveres and revels in nature.
Websclusive: Skippyjon Jones creator Judy Schachner answers our call of the wild
Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese kittyboy who thinks he’s a chihuahua. The author of the wildly popular children's series answers our call of the wild.
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.

news

The Daily Word in Tamagotchis forever, 7th grade rejection and being a narcissist!

The Daily Word

It's Tuesday! Everyone has allergies and you're probably reading this when you should be doing work. This is the Daily Word!

Two dudes at George Mason University in Virginia created a device that puts out fires by bumping bass.

Some rogue ass lamas and coyotes are partying in New York!

Imagine creating a diorama out of the marshmallowy, neon Easter candies, Peeps. Now imagine you create such an inspiring piece of hidden peep artwork, that it’s featured in the Washington Post. GET YOUR DREAMS TOGETHER AND REACH FOR THE DAMN STARS! ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!

Remember when we all lost our minds and fed, entertained and nurtured our electronic pets? TREND ALERT: Tamagotchis NEVER STOPPED BEING COOL. I’ve had one for two decades straight. It feels good to be part of something larger than myself.

“In a world where the selfie has become our dominant art form, tautological phrases like “You do you” and its tribe provide a philosophical scaffolding for our ever-­evolving, ever more complicated narcissism.” Yeah, whatever. Ima do me and take a selfie of my cute ass outfit today. BYE!@

Remember the Macarena? In 7th grade I tried to kiss a boy to this song at a dance. He didn’t like the Macarena, or maybe it was me. Who can say?

Have a great day! And you do you, boo.

news

The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

sign of the times photo contest
sign of the times photo contest

Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.

This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.

Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!

This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.

Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!

View desktop version