Feb 3 - 9, 2005 
Gustav Holst

Culture Shock

By Steven Robert Allen

Being a space case isn't necessarily a bad thing. This will be especially true this weekend when the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra (NMSO) joins forces with the LodeStar Astronomy Center for a performance that should please classical music enthusiasts and space geeks alike.

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“Pow Wow Gift Shop, Cherokee, North Carolina” by Zig Jackson

Gallery Review

Signposts

Reservation Stories at the Jonson Gallery

By Steven Robert Allen

Even out here in the heart of Indian Country, a lot of people harbor garishly distorted ideas about Native Americans. Albuquerque might be sandwiched between two Pueblo reservations, but for many Anglos knowledge of Native America begins and ends with buying slabs of fry bread at the State Fair and maybe the occasional fake arrowhead crudely mass-produced in some factory south of the border.

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David, the original

Art Magnified

500 Davids

Galeria Artopia

By Steven Robert Allen

Sometimes one David just isn't enough. Michelangelo's David, he of the giant hands, has been around for 500 years now. To celebrate this momentous occasion, a bunch of local artists have each made new art that incorporates, in one way or another, images of Michelangelo's famous sculpture. Some pieces are heartfelt tributes. Some are hilarious satires. Many are impossible to categorize. A reception for 500 Davids will be held Friday, Feb. 4, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Galeria Artopia (5100 Constitution NE), a gallery located in the home of Allan Rosenfield. The show runs through March 12. 254-0504.

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The cast of   I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change  , opening this week at the Ana Chavira Theatre.

Art Magnified

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

Ana Chavira Theatre

By Steven Robert Allen

In the immortal words of the J. Geils Band: "Love stinks!" Everyone at one time or another has been made to suffer at the chubby, pink but surprisingly agile hands of that deceptively cute cherry-cheeked bastard, Eros. Musical Theatre Southwest gives viewers an opportunity to laugh at other people's romantic misery with its remounted production of I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, which originally ran at the Cell Theatre back in 2003. The show runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. in the Ana Chavira Theatre. $20 general, $18 students/seniors. 262-9301.

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Book Review

Deadly Theatrics

Review by Garry Boulard

American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies

American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies

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Book Review

The Little Mermaid

Review by Steven Robert Allen

The Seas

The Seas

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