Alibi V.23 No.1 • Jan 2-8, 2014 
Painting the swan

Culture Shock

See some art, be some art, and give the gift of art with this week’s Culture Shock.

Year in Review

The Very Best Thing

2013 was a great year for artistic freedom in the Duke City.

Book Review

Boner Killer

The world has been ruled by men since the beginning of recorded history, and men’s thoughts have been ruled by their genitals for almost as long.

Book Review

Love, Death and Other Causes of Indigestion

Searching for insight into such universal topics as love, family, work and nature, Roman Krznaric reaches back to the Greeks, through Medieval and Renaissance philosophers and on through the Victorians and modern thinkers.
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70 Years of Soul

Blind Boys of Alabama

Hear gospel classics, Christmas tunes and other gems from a 70-plus-year career.
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Life Could Be a Dream

The Doo-Wop Project Christmas

Five charismatic Broadway stars, backed by a hot five-piece band, perform the classics and add their versions of contemporary pop hits, with some “doowopified” Christmas classics sprinkled in.
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Zeroes, One and Disruption

Digital Disobedience: The Algorithm as Saboteur

Enjoy a group exhibition curated by Amy Traylor and Cat Hulshoff. Runs through 12/31.
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Seriously Cozy Fun

Stories by the Fireside

Traditional Pueblo culture places great value on storytelling as a means of entertainment, education and community, with storyteller being a venerated role canonized in the playful storyteller sculptures found in galleries and homes across this region. This tradition is on full, living, cozy display at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center this month, with Stories by the Fireside, every Sundayfrom 5 to 6pm. All ages are welcome to attend these free hearthside storytelling presentations, some accompanied by hands-on crafts, and all replete with hot cocoa. This week's story comes from the book Wild Wisdom: Animal Stories of the Southwest, by Rae Ann Kumelos, and includes an animal stencil craft activity, using tissue paper. Only two dates are left this month, so head out on Dec. 23 or Dec. 30 for a cozy evening with the fam.
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