alibi online
2017 Best of BurqueFree Will AstrologyAlibi's Personals
 V.15 No.20 | May 18 - 24, 2006 

Culture Shock

The Shining Town—OmniRootz Productions presents a new production of Owen Vincent Dodson's play The Shining Town, opening this Friday at Out ch'Yonda (929 Fourth Street SW). The OmniRootz crew did a production of the play a couple years back in the KiMo, and it was a big artistic success for them. They'll pump new life into the script by the Harlem Renaissance playwright—mixing in jazz, hip-hop and poetry. The play runs Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m., through May 27. $10 general, $8 students/seniors. An open dress rehearsal on Thursday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. is a pay-what-you-can performance. 385-5634.

Pictures of Burque—You've got a little extra time to check out the exhibit of Albuquerque photographs by Harvey Caplin that's currently on display at the Special Collections Library (423 Central NE). Caplin, who died in 1984, was best known for his images of Native American scenes, ranch life and landscapes. In this show, though, you'll find a selection of photographs from after World War II that document the rapid growth of our city. The exhibit has been extended through Saturday, June 17. 848-1376.

Wild West Dancing—A miniature dance festival featuring choreography by Zsolt Palcza of Readymade Dance Theater Company, Kristine Maltrud, Jennifer Predock-Linnell and others shakes down this week at the new N4th Theater and Gallery (4904 Fourth Street NW). The fest runs Thursday, May 18, through Sunday, May 21, with performances starting at 8 p.m. every evening except Sunday (which starts at 6 p.m.). Tickets for two nights’ worth of shows are $15 general, $10 students. 345-2872.

Frida K.—Santa Fe actress Karen Paramanandam will step into the shoes of Frida Kahlo for a one-woman show based on the life of the famed Mexican artist. Directed by Oscar Rodriguez and presented by Teatro Paraguas, the performance will have a two-week run at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe. A group exhibit of art inspired by Kahlo and her circle of Mexican artists will show at El Museo for the duration of the run. The show will be performed Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., through May 28. $12 general, $10 students/seniors. 473-0143.


Today's Events


Dr. Ruth Iskin will discuss the unique convergence of art, advertising, and design in the modern poster.

Garo Antreasian: Innovation in Print at Tamarind Gallery

Cuban Salsa Casino del Rueda Dance Classes at National Hispanic Cultural Center

More Recommended Events ››

  • Select sidebar boxes to add below. You can also click and drag to rearrange the boxes; close using the little X icons on each box. To re-add a box you closed, return to this menu.
  • Because you are not logged in, any changes you make to these boxes will vanish as soon as you click to another page. If you log in, the boxes will stick.
  • Latest Posts
  • Web Exclusives
  • Recent Classifieds
  • Latest User Posts
  • Most Active Users
  • Most Active Stories
  • Calendar Comments
  • Upcoming Alibi Picks
  • Albuquerque
  • Duke City Fix
  • Albuquerque Beer Scene
  • What's Wrong With This Picture?
  • Reddit Albuquerque
  • ABQ Journal Metro
  • ABQrising
  • ABQ Journal Latest News
  • Albuquerque
  • NM and the West
  • New Mexico FBIHOP
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • Only in New Mexico
  • Mario Burgos
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • High Country News
  • El Grito
  • NM Politics with Joe Monahan
  • Stephen W. Terrell's Web Log
  • The Net Is Vast and Infinite
  • Slashdot
  • Freedom to Tinker
  • Is there a feed that should be on this list? Tell us about it.
    Kombat Kitty @ Stoneface
    Kombat Kitty @ Stoneface3.4.2017