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Craig David’s debut repetetive

Born To Do It, the debut album from Craig David is an eclectic mix of pop, R&B, hip-hop, and British dance floor music. David had a break out hit in Britain with Born To Do It and once the United States got a hold of him, he exploded.




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‘Diaries’ formula still works

The theater is packed with eight-year-old girls and their grandmothers. The moment I see this, I realize exactly what kind of movie I am about to review. “The Princess Diaries” is a new live-action release by Walt Disney Pictures.



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Guild agrees to three-year contract

LOS ANGELES — Six months ago when Hollywood studios began stockpiling movies and television programs, it looked as if nothing could avert a crippling strike by writers and actors this summer.


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Ozomatli embraces its roots

“La historia no es como crees…” These words, from Ozomatli’s 1998 debut CD, implore the listener to examine history a little closer before making judgments. But if history serves well, the multi-cultural band’s newest musical offering should provide as much joy, musical proficiency and awareness as its predecessor. The band is set to drop Embrace the Chaos on Sept. 11, and if the band has managed to do one thing in its storied six-year career, it is just that.


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This slice of Cake doesn’t taste so sweet

Now you can have your cake and eat it, too. I know, bad pun, but it’s true because Cake is back and with it comes a new CD Comfort Eagle, a mix of alternative pop, soul, funk, hip groove with some great beats that are all in the true-to-form Cake style.


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The Dolomites play true

After listening to The Dolomites’ 2000 release, Lovely Day for a Hogshead of Whiskey, I was encouraged about checking out the band live. With lyrics like, “We’ll drink all day and heave away” and “I was all boozed up and could barely think straight” set to the tune of Irish drinking anthems and Celtic tales of the sea, how could I go wrong?




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New Conceptions

Conceptions Southwest is a biannual literary magazine published by the UNM Student Publications Board. The Spring 2001 issue is, like always, a showcase of creative work by members of the UNM community.



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Arts in Brief

The Weekly Alibi will present its seventh annual Short Film Fiesta on Friday at 5, 7:30 and 10 p.m. and Saturday at 2:30, 5, 7:30 and 10 p.m. About 12 short films from around the country and world will be shown at the Kimo Theater, Fifth and Central Avenues. It is $5 for the matinees at 2:30 and 5 p.m. and $7 for the 7:30 and 10 p.m. showings. For more information, contact Alibi film editor Devin O’ Leary at 346-0660, ext 230.



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Animation sets sci fi flick apart

I’ve seen the future, folks, and it’s not pretty. If the world described in the movie “Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within” is what humans have to look forward to, then we’ve got a big problem.


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‘Procrustes’ a dark prison comedy

Set both in the days before the 1980 New Mexico State Penitentiary prison riots and in ancient Greek times, “The House of Procrustes” offers hilarious commentary on present-day prison issues in the United States.




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‘Normal’ touching, honest

Anne D. LeClaire’s novel “Entering Normal” is a touching book that became even more endearing after I discussed the characters and story with LeClaire following her book signing at a local bookstore last week.

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