Alibi V.20 No.2 • Jan 13-19, 2011 
“I know the texture is kind of strange, but bananas are an excellent source of potassium.”

Culture Shock

Enter the Valentine’s Day Card Contest or Die

Valentine’s Day is largely a corporate farce designed to sell cards, candy and conflict diamonds. If you are sans significant other, it’s guaranteed to make you feel worse about yourself.

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“I know the texture is kind of strange, but bananas are an excellent source of potassium.”
Aux Dog

Performance Review

The End of the Beginning

Young theater company reprises its first show

The Aux Dog Theatre, if no longer in its infancy, is still in its toddlerdom. It’s a young theater, and in the producer’s note to the 2011 season, Eli Browning admits that the space has struggled to stay open during its formative years.

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“Great, I just had my hearing checked last week. Thanks a lot, guys.”
20th Century Fox

Interview

Comic Relief

How Albuquerque got its nerd back

Fanboys rejoice.

The Albuquerque Comic Con will be the first “full-blown comic book convention” to hit Albuquerque in more than a decade, according to event organizer and Tall Tales Comics owner Jim Burleson. On Saturday, Jan. 15, and Sunday, Jan. 16, four rooms in the Hilton Albuquerque will be dedicated to gaming, vendors and panels, as well as celebrity photo ops.

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Courtesy of the Artist

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Deep in the Ju Ju, Chasing the Train

Manuel Valera Trio

Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Manuel Valera performs jazz.
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Banjo Jazz? Sure, Why Not?

Jayme Stone's Folklife

Two-time Juno award-winning banjoist and composer Jayme Stone performs folk, jazz and chamber music while both defying and honoring the banjo's role in the world's music.
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