Weekly Alibi
 Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2012 
The Transgender Resource Center has established itself as one of the first safe spaces of its kind in the countryand that's just one of many steps toward a more accepting culture taken in the U.S. this year.
NEWS/OPINION
Under state law, no one can ban fireworks completely, even during times of extreme fire danger. This year municipalities are once again urging the legislature to change the policy to the objection of small fireworks vendors.
MUSIC
When rock and roll trailblazers Alan Freed and Dick Clark were called to testify about payola in 1960, it ended one man’s career and managed to boost the other’s.
FOOD
Kale is succeeding where spinach and other green things have consistently failed: getting swallowed by children. The key is to bake the kale into crispy chips.
FILM & TV
In Ola Simonsson and Johannes Stjärne Nilsson’s madly inventive crime comedy Sound of Noise, Amadeus Warnebring is a tone-deaf cop in a family of musical geniuses, resigned to black sheep status until a peculiar case lands in his lap.
ARTS/LIT
For 20 years, the stories of women and girls killed in Ciudad Juárez have been silenced in their own country and largely ignored by the world. In Río de Lágrimas (River of Tears), the women of Albuquerque-based collective Las Meganenas nobly attempt to tell the victims’ stories.
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

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