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 May 15 - 21, 2014 
New Mexico's Least-impressive Legend

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New Mexico's Least-impressive Legend

The end of the first video game boom and E.T.’s final home

By Mike Smith
In 1983, under cover of darkness, the Atari corporation dumped millions of game cartridges in an Alamagordo landfill. 30 years later, Mike Smith watched a filmmaker dig them up for some reason.
The New York Times

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: May 15, 2014

By August March
From sports to pop culture—what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your savvy with the Weekly Alibi pop quiz.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Russia to Florida, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
CC BY Steve Jurvetson

Letters

Wherein the readers write ... about nepotism in New Mexico and the Tesla gigafactory and legalizing marijuana.

EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Jun 25)

Off to the Races

Grand Opening

By Renee Chavez
The grand re-opening of the newest Grandstand in New Mexico.
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J. Grisham

EVENT HORIZON (Thursday, Jun 30)

Probees Anonymous

Roswell UFO Festival

By Joshua Lee
Light parade, 10k, alien costume contest and intergalactic carnival to celebrate all things extraterrestrial.
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EVENT HORIZON (Monday, Jul 4)

Freedom 4th

See the biggest firework show in the state to celebrate the 240th birthday of the USA along with a car show. Nationally known band Lonestar performs.
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Pixabay

EVENT HORIZON (Monday, Jul 4)

Steaming Pool of Freedom

4th of July Fireworks Hot Spring Soak

By Renée Chavez
View a fireworks show from the home of the Giggling Springs. Reservations required.
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Pixabay

EVENT HORIZON (Monday, Jul 4)

Boom Town

24th Annual 4th of July Celebration

By Devin O'Leary
The annual festival for family entertainment, with a lineup of New Mexico’s favorite bands, water slide and jump balloons, BBQ and food for sale and NM Tech’s famous fireworks display at dark.
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