Alibi V.26 No.12 • March 23-29, 2017 
The new mural, by Argentinian artist Pastel, at the Sanitary Tortilla Factory

Culture Shock

The Beauty of Wild Weeds

Colossal botanical murals flourish Downtown

Indigenous plants usually appear quietly in little breaks in the concrete. Pastel puts them on a scale everyone will notice.
Kill Or Be Killed

Comic Reviews

Kill or be Killed Vol. 1

The story contained in the first volume of Kill or be Killed is full of subversion, daydreams and gut-wrenchingly difficult pictures of human suffering.
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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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