Alibi V.17 No.39 • Sept 25-Oct 1, 2008 
Lenny (Demet Vialpando) lords over the far-from-helpless Ruth (Jacqueline Reid) in Harold Pinter's   The Homecoming  .

Culture Shock

Museum 3

Smithsonian Magazine wants to immerse you in fine art, cultural heritage, balloon history and anthropological research. It wants do this so much, it's offering free admission to multiple venues on Saturday, Sept. 27. All you need to do is visit smithsonian.com and print out the Museum Day admission card and you'll get access to Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, El Rancho de las Golondrinas Living History Museum, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Museum of International Folk Art, New Mexico Museum of Art, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Palace of the Governors/New Mexico History Museum and Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian. Woo. Try saying that 10 times fast. Complete details are at smithsonian.com.

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Lenny (Demet Vialpando) lords over the far-from-helpless Ruth (Jacqueline Reid) in Harold Pinter's   The Homecoming  .
Zygote Pro-Creations, Inc.

Performance Review

Beautiful Disaster

The Homecoming at The Cell Theatre

Harold Pinter's Tony Award-winning play The Homecoming is like an episode of “Jerry Springer.” It focuses on a family. A family with issues. A family ready to come undone as a result of those issues. A family that comes undone in the most unpredictable way.

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The cast of   Deathtrap   at The Aux Dog Theatre

Performance Review

Into the Vortex

Deathtrap at The Aux Dog Theatre

Super villains have this habit of meticulously explaining their schemes to would-be victims. It's frightfully annoying, especially as their plans usually prove fruitless when the inevitable superheroes fly in to save the day, leaving the villains with eggy faces and foiled plots.

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Philip Roth
Nancy Crampton

Author Profile

The Long Project

Indignation by Philip Roth

Indignation

Philip Roth may have become famous for the exuberant carnality of Portnoy's Complaint (Vintage), but he remembers a very different sexual America.

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C. Elliott Photography

EVENT HORIZON (Friday, May 26)

Cool Outpost, Cool Show

Fifth Annual Outpost Gala Fundraiser

Enjoy the renowned music of Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton. Catered by Slate Street Café.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, May 26)

Young Love and Sweet Songs

The Last Five Years

Follow a love story in an untraditional format, with one story moves forward in time while while the other story moves backwards meeting in the middle when they get married.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, May 26)

Plan Like Picasso

Lines of Thought Opening Reception

See how artists have used drawing to record and provoke thought, from the 15 century to today. Featuring work from Leonardo da Vinci, Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso and many more. Runs through 9/27.
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