Arts editor Summer Olsson collects a series of 9/11-inspired poems.
photo courtesy of the artist
B-Boy Brings Brazilian Culture to Burque
After a nine-month hustle in the streets of São Paulo, Santa Fe DJ and artist Pablo 77 (aka Pablo Ancona) will debut FUNK TERRA:Sao Paulo...in ABQ! The collection of mixed media, photos and music reflecting his time in Brazil opens at the art gallery and boutique El Chante: Casa de Cultura.
You Can’t Escape The Wikkeling
Kids’ novel is engaging and spooky for adults, too
Young Henrietta doesn’t have much going for her. She’s squat, pimply and flushes easily. She ranks lowest in her class and is easily the least popular kid in the school. Yet this is the heroine of Steven Arntson’s The Wikkeling. In a brusque paragraph toward the beginning, Arntson tells the reader she will not become beautiful, find a cure for pimples or discover she’s actually a princess. He kindly suggests that if one wants a book of that nature, any school librarian can help.
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
See the longest running show in Chicago history. A rapid-fire showcasing of 30 pieces performed in 60 minutes.