Alibi V.21 No.35 • Aug 30-Sept 5, 2012 
A resident of Albuquerque since 1988, Sype says he’s running for president in 2016 to help Democrats make their pitch. “I believe the Democratic Party has the better story to tell, the better solutions to propose to our pressing problems, but we have failed to effectively organize around a coherent narrative.”

News Profile

Dark Horse Running

Political unknown goes for broke

Russell Sype, a political unknown from Albuquerque, has launched his campaign—for president.

Gene Grant

Abroad in New Mexico

International students bring culture and cash to the places they visit. How can we attract them to the Land of Enchantment?
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because it happens to someone else.

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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Jurassic Quest

Kids love dinosaurs. This is a fact … because science. This event caters to that chid-like obsession. Head to the Albuquerque Convention Center for Jurassic Quest! It promises to deliver a far less scary version of the dinosaurs seen on film. Find a host of activities and spectacles to make the kids drool. With exhibit tours, science stations, dino crafts, face painting, a dino bounce, bungee pull, dino rides, fossil digs, food vendors and more than 80 lifelike dinos to see and hear, the entire family can get on board with this one and find some entertainment. Come on down on Friday, Aug. 17 from 3 to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19 from 9am to 8pm. There are 2 options for kids ages 2 to 12—general admission for $20 or VIP for $34. VIP tickets mean not having to pay the $5 up charge for select activities. Seniors are in for $18, adults pay $20 and kids 2 and under are free! Bring an extra $6 to $8 for parking and step back in time for the day.
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Goodbye, Summer(fest)!

Westside Summerfest

This family-friendly event features fun for everyone including an artisan market, microbrew garden, food trucks and live entertainment from local and national headliner Ozomatli.
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