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The Daily Word 03.03.10: NM Budget, SXSW, Heir to the Cupcake

The Daily Word

Same-sex marriage legalized in Washington, D.C.

Kid conducts air traffic at JFK.

New Mexico Senate passes tax bill that would raise $240 million. Now waiting on the House.

Body of missing San Diego girl found; sex offender charged.

Charges of ethics violations force Rep. Charles Rangel (D) to step down from chairpersonship.

One of No Child Left Behind's biggest advocates now says it's a bad idea.

Listen to 100 songs from artists who will be at SXSW.

After Russia turned in its worst showing ever, country's Olympic head steps down.

Move over, cupcakes: Macarons are here!

It's Ira Glass' birthday!

V.19 No.5 | 2/4/2010

Scooped: Le Chat Lunatique Makes It Into SXSW 2010

With some lobbying from the Alibi, but mostly just superhuman amounts of their own talent and hard work, organizers of the South By Southwest music festival tell us that Le Chat Lunatique made it into the official showcase in Austin. The music portion of the festival runs March 17-21 this year. Get the festival lowdown at sxsw.com.

Le Chat Lunat-Links

• Read an account of LCL’S recent antics during Revolutions International Theatre Festival.

• Read an interview with the band.

• Find out about guitarist John Sandlin’s New Mexico Django Fest, the state’s only jazz manouche (gypsy jazz) festival.

• Here’s the review of the band’s latest album, Under the Covers, Vol. 1.

• The album before that, Demonic Lovely, made our Best of 2008 list ...

• ... and the band made your Best of Burque 2008 list, tying for Best Local Band Overall. It got Best Jazz Act the year before.

• Finally, listen in as Alibi readers gush about LCL on our Letters page: here (scroll to the bottom) and here.

Congrats, you crazy cats!