Alibi V.17 No.6 • Feb 7-13, 2008 

Local Lexicon

For Love and Country

Annie’s Song

Annie's Song

When acclaimed Broadway actress Annie Collins Morgan finds herself in need of a roommate, writer Christopher “Kit” Maxwell moves in—in a strictly platonic capacity. Annie and Kit prove to be an unwitting match made in heaven, but can a ghostly encounter at the KiMo Theatre bring them together before it’s too late?

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Culture Shock

30 But Still Durty

Josh Jones is turning 30 and he's using it as an excuse to host an erotic art show. Jones, the brains behind Black Market Goods, plans to celebrate his coming of age with 30 But Still Durty. The one-night, 18-and-over event is at the Princess Jeanne Shopping Center (1440 Eubank NE) on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. and features naughty paintings, titillating sketches, searing photographs and flirtatious body painting. Jones even promised to re-enact his birth using interpretive dance and a tub of hair gel. Just let that image set in ...

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50 Derby 50   by Jacob Goble

Gallery Review

In Frame

Rookies at the Richard Levy Gallery

It doesn't seem far-fetched for Oprah to rent out the Roman Colosseum to give a speech to the students of her leadership academy for girls, does it? This (and more) happens in the collages of Wain Wayne, who joins painter Jacob Goble in Rookies, on exhibit at the Richard Levy Gallery.

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Although it bears a striking resemblance, this is not the Overlook Hotel. However, I do feel a case of cabin fever coming on.

Web Feature

Psychedelic Elements in Design and Decor Aboard the M/S Oosterdam

When pondering the aesthetics of the typical lodging establishment—hotels, motels, resorts and cruise ships included-—cutting-edge design does not come to mind. Instead, there are flashes of burgundy, flower patterns, stripes and beige--mentally and spiritually apathetic exercises in blandness and safety. But every now and then someone, somewhere, on some corporate staff in the hospitality industry, has a vision that materializes on the walls and the ceilings and the floors and the stairs. On the couches and the chairs.

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Geraldine Brooks

Author Profile

Blown Ashore

Geraldine Brooks, a lobster roll and the Sarajevo Haggadah

Geraldine Brooks may have hung up her press pass, but the foreign correspondent turned novelist has retained a journalist's knack for blending in.

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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Jun 25)

Do the Lit 'n' Lunch

Luncheon for Literacy

Reading Works and author Jimmy Santiago Baca celebrate literacy to raise money for the nonprofit that provides free literacy tutoring to adults.
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EVENT HORIZON (Tuesday, Jun 27)

I'll pray for you

How Do You Pray?

Celeste Yacoboni discusses her latest work regarding how leading spiritual, shamanic, scientists, guides and activists pray and contemplates the intention of prayer.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Jun 30)

Let’s Mess with Texas

Greater Tuna

Brennan Foster and Shawn Boyd play over 20 of Tuna, Texas', eccentric inhabitants from gun-clubbers to church ladies in a town where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies.
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