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 Dec 24 - 30, 2009 
Skeptics vs. psychics: Benjamin Radford lays out the soothsayers' track record for 2009. Then he peers into his own crystal ball for the year ahead.
NEWS/OPINION
The Humane Society declared our city-run animal shelters inhumane and abusive in 2000. Ten years later, what can we expect now that Barbara Bruin is taking the reins as Animal Welfare Department director?
MUSIC
Take a gander at New Mexico's newest live music venue, Low Spirits.
FOOD
El Pollo Real serves up the dishes of Colombia and Mexico in addition to a mighty fine bird.
FILM & TV
The fact that Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law are the hot and sexy heroes of Sherlock Holmes is enough to get us in theater seats. But whaddayaknow, Devin O'Leary says this flick is damn entertaining to boot.
ARTS/LIT
Aggressive new fire department enforcement and cobbled-together codes could force Burque theaters into a blackout.
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The Daily Word in prom-munism, hobbits and Mars

The Daily Word

Cottonwood Classical Preparatory School embraces "prom-munism."

Drive carefully.

If you plan to watch the "Dig" premiere tonight on USA, spotting ABQ locations might make a fun drinking game.

George R.R. Martin donates a first edition of The Hobbit to Texas A&M's Cushing Memorial Library.

Mars ... needs ... women—I mean, may have once had an ocean.

This Week's Instagram Photo Contest Winner!

#alibibiz February 27 - March 5

We asked for pictures of your favorite local businesses this week and you guys delivered. Here are some of our favorites:

But this week's winner is Instagram user victoriaxmia_ for her mega awesome picture of local comic shop Astro-Zombies!

Email amelia@alibi.com for details on how to retrieve your prize and stay tuned for next week's guidelines!

Blue Öyster Cult ... now
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Blue Öyster Cult ... now

Music

Bad Oysters: A short, strange evening with Blue Öyster Cult

Alibi resident rocker Wrathchild reports on a concert that left comatose concertgoers feeling blue.
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