Alibi V.19 No.37 • Sept 16-22, 2010 ››
John Bear Given Culture Beat, Apocalypse Expected
It seems my journalism career has come full circle—I went from culture editor to police reporter back to culture editor; or arts and literature editor, as it were.
Sound and Vision
The Albuquerque Museum’s unusual color swap
As far as cognitive peculiarities go, synesthesia seems pretty sweet. Instead of just hearing sounds, the brain translates the aural with another sense function, say vision or taste. What is for one person an F sharp can, for the synesthete, be a green- or raspberry-hued note.
Moby-Dick and the crazed sea captain who hates him
Even if you've never read Moby-Dick, there are probably a few things you already know about the story simply by existing in modern American culture. For one, there's some guy named Ishmael. And there’s a crazy, one-legged captain called Ahab, who's made it his life's purpose to chase down and harpoon the titular, massive white sperm whale that bit off his limb. Like most classic tales, it doesn't end well.
Acrobatics, dance, contortion, high-performance BMX and roller-skating that push t., which leaves audiences amazed and astonished.
Hocus Pocus Magic Show 2017
Sophisticated magic, comedy, juggling and unusual acts from around the world.
The Pirates of Penzance
A hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers and an eccentric Major-General.
Eight local authors recommend books that have influenced them or that they've enjoyed reading in addition to promoting their own titles.
All of Me/Llévate mis Amores
Follow a group of women from the Mexican village of La Patrona who prepare food, bag and toss it to migrants traveling on top of the freight train known as La Bestia as it makes its way to the US.
Courtesy of the artist
A Night of Harmony
One of America’s most celebrated and critically acclaimed Native American musicians and Grammy award winner Joanne Shenandoah performs live.
The Zen of Abstraction
A brief guided meditation followed by a tour of select works in the exhibition, When Modern Was Contemporary.
The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style Opening Reception
Approximately 430 handmade ornaments from over 125 New Mexican artists, collected by the Duran family. Runs through 1/7.