The fourth issue of actingnow.com is made up entirely of interviews. The online theater magazine, which is published by UNM theater professor Eugene Douglas, is a surprisingly attractive, well-edited, informative publication. The latest issue presents dialogues with some of the leading lights in the theatrical universe. This is a fascinating slew of interviews, including chats with expert vocal instructor Kristin Linklater (Freeing the Natural Voice), film director David Gordon Green (George Washington) and, believe it or not, William Shakespeare (Hamlet, Macbeth). Check it out at www.actingnow.com.
It's just been announced that Charlie Carrillo's book Saints of the Pueblos has won USA Book News' Best Books 2004 award. Carrillo, a Santa Fe santero, created the book to accompany the exhibit of the same name that's currently showing at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center through Jan. 6, 2005. Both the book and the exhibit examine the relationship between Native American pottery and Hispanic saints. The book was published by LPD Press of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque. For details, call 344-9382.
The Trevor Lucero Studio (500 Second Street SW) celebrates its first birthday with an installation by Jonathan Hartshorn called I Was a Sugar Lover. ... The exhibit opens on Friday, Nov. 12, with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Runs through Nov. 30. 244-0730.
A funky new exhibit featuring work by local artist Stephanie Lerma opens this Friday, Nov. 12, with a reception from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Downtown Contemporary Art Center (105 Fourth Street SW). Runs through Dec. 10. 242-1983.