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 Feb 26 - Mar 3, 2004 

Culture Shock

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Victims of strict Catholic educations can purge some of their residual pain by attending Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan's Late Nite Catechism, a comedy that will run for 16 performances from March 2 through March 16 in UNM's Rodey Theatre. Even non-Catholics will probably appreciate this funny look at classroom authoritarianism. Beware the paddle. Tickets are $32. (800) 905-3315.


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Metamorphoses

Theatre X

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Ch-ch-ch-changes. Mary Zimmerman's play Metamorphoses, based on the mythical tales of Ovid, created a lot of hoopla as an off Broadway production in New York. Now director Denise Schultz brings a version to UNM's Theatre X. The UNM production will incorporate puppets and masks, but because of its risque nature it's not recommended for kids under 16. Metamorphoses runs Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. through March 6. $8 general, $6 students/seniors. 277-4569.


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Gypsy Spirit

Popejoy Hall

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The romance and mystique surrounding the Roma (gypsy) people goes back centuries. This Friday, Feb. 27, at 8 p.m. in UNM's Popejoy Hall, the Budapest Dance Ensemble, one of the oldest folk dance troupes of Central Europe, will offer up the music and dance traditions of the Roma in Gypsy Spirit, a smashingly popular traveling show. The complex choreography and jumping music should be a sight to behold. Tickets are $19, $26 and $29. To reserve yours, call (800) 905-3315.


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Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War

The distinction is stark. When George W. Bush graduated from Yale, his daddy got him out of fighting in Vietnam by getting him a coveted spot in the Texas Air National Guard. When John Kerry graduated from Yale, he joined the Navy and became a war hero. In Tour of Duty, Brinkley tells the senator's bloody battle stories and relates Kerry's later efforts in the anti-war movement.


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Author Interview

Living Off the Land

An interview with T.C. Boyle

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T.C. Boyle has been a reliable fiction factory for well over two decades. His best-known book is undoubtedly The Tortilla Curtain, the 1995 social novel that lampooned the immigration situation along our southern border. Yet novels like A Friend of the Earth and The Road to Wellville, as well as Boyle's numerous short story collections, have also met with plenty of commercial and critical success.


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Art News

The Graffiti Artist

Lee Quiñones at UNM's Keller Hall

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In the late '60s, graffiti artists, many of them extraordinarily talented teenagers, began painting on subway cars and other surfaces all over New York City. Lee Quiñones' family didn't have a car at the time, so the subway was their principle mode of transportation. As a youngster, he saw graffiti everywhere he went. When he was 14 years old, he picked up a spray can and started doing it himself.


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Untune That String, and Hark, What Discord Follows

New Mexico Classical Guitar Festival

By August March
A four-day event featuring concerts, ensembles, workshops and master classes.
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Photo by Eric Tillinghast

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The Gravity of the Situation

Þyngdarljóð: Gravity's Poetry

By Maggie Grimason
A series of photographs of Icelandic waterfalls by Eric Tillinghast. Each waterfall is displayed in a light box containing internal mechanics that generate light and sound to simulate surging water.
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Courtesy of Quantum Mechanix

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Someone Shat the Voting Booth

William Shatner Live

By Joshua Lee
The Canadian actor, author, producer and director brings his talents and antics to the stage.
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Trixie Mattel

In support of the "Now With Moving Parts Tour", enjoy an evening of music, comedy and drag.
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Short Story-A-Thon

Do all the hard work of creating a short story, including editing and submit it to Kindle.
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Beehive: The '60s Musical

The ultimate celebration of 1960’s female empowerment in the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power as told from the perspective of six young women.
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More Jazz, More Stars

Jazz and Blues Under the Stars

By August March
Live blues and jazz with dancing, food and libations.
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