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We've Got the [English] Beat

By August March [ Fri Apr 10 2015 12:00 PM ]
The English Beat bring their brand of ska to Launchpad.
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The Daily Word in making the elderly comfortable, DOGS and oppressive military policies

By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 10 2015 10:26 AM ]
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It's Friday and I'm kind of crabby and kind of excited for the lunch I packed. News is kind of good and kind of horribly depressing.

Live your life!

The military typically discharges transgender troops on medical grounds.

High five to Lovelace Westside Hospital for making their emergency room more comfortable for seniors. The new rooms feature softer lighting, clocks and signs that are easier to read.

A judge was all like “Bye, Felicia”and removed District Attorney Kari Brandenburg from the murder prosecution of two Albuquerque police officers who are accused of killing James Boyd. The judge stated a “conflict of interest.”

A man in Brazil posted an unexpectedly funny and poignant Facebook post and the internet REALLY liked it.

In case you're kinda dumb, here is a page explaining what a dog is.

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Circle the Wagons

Great New Mexico Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival

By Mark Fischer [ Thu Apr 9 2015 2:00 PM ]
Featuring over 20 trucks from the area serving up a variety of savory dishes, not to mention beer.
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The Daily Word in sci-fi, hummus and MDC

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Apr 9 2015 1:56 PM ]
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For Swans and Mos Def fans in Albuquerque, today will be forever be known as Black Thursday—that day when both Michael Gira and Mos Def canceled their respective Burque gigs.

Wanna be in the long-awaited sequel to Independence Day? You're in luck because a) it's filming in Albuquerque and b) they're looking for extras.

Wait—don't eat that hummus!

Please don't trash the Bosque.

The Mayor's Office balks at Bernalillo County's request that the city of Albuquerque resume 50/50 cost-sharing of operating the Metropolitan Detention Center.

Photographer Giorgio Cravero's surreal portraits of fruits and veggies "express the pain and perseverance of nature."

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"Goodwill," 2013, by Jessamyn Lovell

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An Eye for an Eye for Art: Dear Erin Hart

By Lisa Barrow [ Wed Apr 8 2015 1:45 PM ]
A book signing with UNM instructor and photographer Jessamyn Lovell based on the woman who stole her identity.
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The Daily Word in DANCE PARTY

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Apr 8 2015 11:33 AM ]
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I don’t know about you guys, but I’m pretty bummed out after watching that video of the cop shooting the dude in the back.

That’s why I’m taking extraordinary action and declaring that today’s Daily Word will be a special

DANCE

PARTY

EDITION!!!

Dance, doggy!

Dance, twins!

Dance, horse!

Dance, bird!

Dance tweens!

and finally,

DANCE, DUANE, DANCE!

Special secret magic! Play all these videos at once while posting them on your friends' facebook walls, and exactly %.5 of the world's misery will melt away!

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"I Saw You" buying a book about the dark arts

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

“I am a great admirer of mystery and magic. Look at this life—all mystery and magic.” –Harry Houdini | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.
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The Daily Word in never visiting Florida, Spice Girls Pepsi cans and no hunks in Washington

By Amelia Olson [ Tue Apr 7 2015 10:58 AM ]
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It's Tuesday and everyone is about to die from allergies!

Former press secretary to George W. Bush , Dana Perino said there were like zero hunks in Washington in the '90s. In her new memoir Perino says the guys around her "didn’t look like they’d ever worked outside a day in their lives — soft hands, limp handshakes, pale skin, and pudgy middles.

An APD officer illegally accessed the National Crime Information Centers database for personal reasons. JEALOUS.

A super cool idea coming from NMSU: increasing tuition cost! School is for certain people, k?

Remember Albuquerque 15 years ago? Us too! :( :)

Five things you didn’t know about Kurt Cobain.

Tell me, will this youtube classic ever get old? THE ANSWER IS NO!

For $15 you can order a used “rare" Spice Girls Pepsi can from the UK.

Another reason to reconsider visiting Florida…

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The Daily Word in dick pics, deadly ice cream, modern day Frankenstein and the Pillsbury Dough Boy

By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 6 2015 12:25 PM ]
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89 year old Rudy Perez, the creator of the Pillsbury Doughboy, has died.

After much criticism over inaccuracies and lack of fact checking, Rolling Stone has retracted its story on the UVA rape case.

At the risk of stating the obvious, buying breast milk online is a bad idea.

In other creepy dairy news, Blue Bell may taste " just like the good old days," but the old fashioned ice-cream brand has been linked to three deaths in Kansas, and has been pulled from shelves.

John Oliver traveled to Russia for an in-person interview with Edward Snowden. During the interview, Snowden explains how the NSA monitors "sexting," and has probably seen pics of your genitals.

A statue of Snowden has been covertly and illegally erected in a war memorial in Brooklyn.

Here’s how to make a secret phone call.

An Italian neurosurgeon plans to successfully execute a human head transplant in the next two years, and already has a volunteer.

Your Roku box will now let you know when you can stream movies on the cheap.

Happy birthday, Merle Haggard! He turns 78 today.

Thanks to Carl Petersen for the links!

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Workin' it: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 3 2015 2:03 PM ]

It's Friday! Which doesn't mean much to those of you who work through the weekend, but for the rest of us it's time to kick up our feet and enjoy the weekend. You sent us pictures of your work space this week!

And while your work spaces were cool, scary and disorganized, we thought this week's prize ought to go to Instagram user buttsweatandtears for their beer, condoms and hot sauce work desk. Way to be responsible with your culinary and romantic decisions!

Email Amelia@alibi.com with subject line PHOTO CONTEST and redeem your siiiiiiiiiiick prizes and $10 in Alibi Bucks!

Stay tuned for next week's contest and be sure to follow us @weeklyalibi.

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