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Tip-Top psych band the Pink Mountaintops at Low Spirits TONIGHT!

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Pink Mountaintops "North Hollywood Microwaves" (NSFW!)

The weirder and, in this writer's opinion, the more interesting of Stephen McBean's two mountain-named bands (the other being Black Mountain) the Pink Mountaintops is playing Low Spirits tonight. No self-respecting lover of drug music will miss this. My friend Pierre LaFarge turned me on to this Vancouver-based bunch of weirdoes a week or so ago and there's been nothing else on my speakers since. Can't wait for the sun to set so we can all see the Pink Mountaintops, who are touring in support of their new album Get Back. Did I mention the show is only TEN BUCKS!? C'mon!

Local and soon-to-be-no-more mysterions the Elevator Boys and psych-practitioners YOU open.

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NEWS

The Daily Word in signs, RUSH, the richest man in the world and plutonium pits

Canada's conservative government is going all Reagan on your ass with this crime bill.

There I fixed it.

This bicycle plays records.

"This year my wife is attempting to drink 4 pints of sherry while free falling from 1500 feet...."

You must watch this nifty/naughty stop-motion Spike Jonze short.

Loretta Lynn is sick.

Was Gaddafi the richest man in the world?

Uber-expensive new metallurgy laboratory (read as "nuclear bomb factory") in Los Alamos continues to freak everyone out.

C&O Canal water-bridge (aqueduct) over water has been restored. Neat.

These occupy wall st. signs are hilarious. So are some of these. "I shaved my balls for this?"

Take the psycho ex-girlfriend test.

Do you like RUSH?

Which RUSH song is stuck in your head right now?

Did you know RUSH had a drummer BEFORE Neil Peart?

Is The Faith's "More of the Same" a rip-off of RUSH's "Bastille Day?"

Geddy Lee meets Alex Lifeson for the first time.

Happy birthday, Sam "Evil Dead" Raimi!

Arts

Art boxes deployed!

Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

A red phone booth stands on a downtown sidewalk. Open the plexiglass door and lift the receiver of the retro, push-button phone. Dial the number stenciled on the booth's interior: 346-0660 x. 123. Spill your gutsyour rants, thoughts, dreams. Artist Bethany Delahunt is listening, and the messages collected from this public art installation will appear in the Alibi. Hang up and grab a copy of the paper from the lower half of the phone boothwhich had its humble beginnings as a beat-up blue distro box.

Delahunt is one of 14 artists who took up the challenge to remake the Alibi's metal stands. Scores of submissions came in from Albuquerque's top artists. Arts Editor Summer Olsson and Circulation Manager Geoff Plant sifted through the renderings, letters, drawings, blueprints and portfolios to choose the best designs. Plant delivered out-of-commission boxes to the winners. Three weeks later, the beauties came rolling back in, ready to be deployed along Albuquerque's main corridor.

The 14 art boxes are the subject of this week's feature. And here's a map showing where the boxes have been installed.

Today's Events

ABurlyQ! A Burlesque & Sideshow Spectaculár! at African American Performing Arts Center

Gilded Cage Burlesk & Varieté and Trend Groups present a festival to honor burlesque, vaudeville, sideshow, belly dance and more.

Ilan Bluestone • trance, electronic at Effex

Chess at the Library at East Mountain Library

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