From Cell to Screen
Orange Is the New Black’s Piper Kerman on prison, sensationalism and sex
Kerman went from rich girl to convict when she was sentenced to 15 months at a federal women’s correctional facility in Connecticut. She recounted her experience in the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, later adapted into an award-winning Netflix original series.
OFFCenter gets (Albu)quirky; Placitas Library needs labyrinth help; and FREE COMICS! in this week’s bracing dose of Culture Shock.
Swimming with Elephants Publications
Albuquerque’s New Poet Laureate is Radical
Burque’s got a new Poet Laureate and she’s not afraid to drop an F bomb.
Short on Story
Education in Albuquerque casts light on a neglected corner of city history—but does it make the grade?
Courtesy of Musical Theater Southwest
Bring It On The Musical
See the bitingly relevant stage version of the popular cheerleading-themed film.
N.M. Entertainment Movie Night Presents Cowboy Bebop
A special screening of the anime classic, in honor of comic-con season.
Courtesy of the Oddities and Curiosities Expo
Oddities and Curiosities Expo
For lovers of the strange and unusual—local and national vendors, taxidermy, preserved specimens, odd antiques, artwork, animal and human bones, sideshow performers, live human suspension and more.
Image courtesy of the artist
Lost in a Dream: Fantasy and Abstracted Images by Joan Fenicle
Pixels and paint bring to life dreamscapes that spring from Fenicle’s imagination. Her images of forest dwellers and landscapes, like dreams, invite you to add your own meaning. Runs through 01/27/19.