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 V.13 No.45 | November 4 - 10, 2004 
"The Pulmonary Phaelenopsis" by Rachel Allen

Culture Shock

Prolific local artist Rachel Allen recently passed away, but neither Allen nor her art will be forgotten by her admirers and friends anytime soon. She will be missed. A memorial exhibit of her attractively eccentric work opens this Friday, Nov. 5, at the New Grounds Print Workshop (3812 Central SE) with a reception from 5 to 7:30 p.m. during which a silent auction of Allen's art will be held. All proceeds will go towards a printmaking scholarship. The exhibit, called Open Your Heart, will also include work by other members of the workshop. The show runs through Nov. 27. 268-8952.

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Michael Lopez (left) and Gabriela Mayorga star in Working Classroom’s new production of   Night Train to Bolina  .

Performance Review

Innocents Abroad

Night Train to Bolina at Working Classroom

Working Classroom is fighting a guerilla battle for the hearts and minds of young artists and actors in Albuquerque. And it's doing it without ever lifting a weapon.

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Mike McGee

Art Magnified

Mike McGee

Vortex Theatre

The National Poetry Slam competition won't be here until next August, but our city is already slowly transforming into slam central station. The latest in a series of hot shot competitive poetry events goes down Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. at the Vortex Theatre (2004 1/2 Central SE) when Mighty Mike McGee, the 2003 Individual National Poetry Slam Champ comes to town. McGee has toured all over the country and possesses a rare ability to make his audiences both giggle and think. $5. The evening will include performances by the 2004 Albuquerque Slam Team. Proceeds will help fund next year's National Poetry Slam, which Albuquerque is hosting. 247-8600.

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Anne Valley-Fox’s   Point of No Return  ,is being published this month by La Alameda Press. Valley-Fox will appear at Bookworks with Miriam Sagan and Joan Logghe on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m.

Art Magnified

Miriam Sagan, Anne Valley-Fox, Joan Logghe

Bookworks

Anne Valley-Fox's latest volume of poetry, Point of No Return, is being published by Albuquerque's La Alameda Press this month. Miriam Sagan's excellent poetry collection Rag Trade was also published by La Alameda earlier this year. A third major figure in New Mexico poetry, Joan Logghe, released her latest poetry book, Rice (Tres Chicas Books), a couple months ago. These three stellar Northern New Mexico poets will appear at Bookworks this Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. to promote their newest volumes. Stop by the store to mix and mingle with three of our state's most distinctive poetic voices. 344-8139.

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Dave Eggers

Book Review

Boy Wonder

How We Are Hungry

How We Are Hungry

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Book Review

Globetrotter

Restless Tribes

Restless Tribes

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