Alibi V.21 No.34 • Aug 23-29, 2012 

Election 2012

Dark Money Outspends Super PACs

ProPublica’s investigative team found that two conservative nonprofits spent more than all the super PACs combined.

From the Foxhole

Potshots in the Temple

The making of an Army bigot

The Alibi’s Army veteran columnist remembers life at Fort Bragg, where the man responsible for the Sikh temple shooting was also trained.

Council Watch

Fresh Eyes

Albuquerque hires a new independent review officer and councilors consider big-box regulations.

Answer Me This

1) Who slings blue rock in Albuquerque?
a. Your cousin
b. Bryan Cranston
c. Rebel Donut
d. The Candy Lady
e. Both C and D

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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because it happens to someone else.

EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Apr 28)

Like a Phoenix

Annual Plant Sale

Browse various plants at reasonable prices. Proceeds support the educational efforts of the council of the Albuquerque Garden Center.
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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Apr 30)

Olly Olly Oxen Free

Epic Hide and Seek

A park-wide game of hide and seek, camouflage, deer and wolf and other outdoor games.
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EVENT HORIZON (Thursday, May 4)

Allies Unite!

Town Hall on Immigration

Discuss policies and the realities of immigration in N.M. and learn about opportunities to volunteer to support immigrant families.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, May 5)

The Big Five-Five

Cinco de Mayo

Performances from Ballet Folklorico Fiesta Mexicana and Mariachi Buenaventura with a presentation on the history of Cinco de May celebrations by Teresa Carpy from Consulado de Mexico en Albuquerque.
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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, May 7)

Travel Well and Arrive

New MeXpo

Over 50 destination booths, indoor and outdoor activities, live entertainment, food trucks, a beer garden and more.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, May 13)

Youth of the Nation

Youth Engagement

Kids identify their skills while learning about themselves, how to approach different activities with an economic mindset and find hobbies that are inherently valuable.
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