Sep 14 - 20, 2006 

“Noon Blueboy Wind” by Sam Scott

Gallery Review

Burn the Obituary

Painting: Alive and Well! at the University Art Museum

By Steven Robert Allen

Our age isn't so very different from any other. Artists have always dabbled in the most technologically innovative media at their disposal. In many cases, they've actually played a central role in creating that newfangled media. This is as it should be. If it's easier to work with a digital medium to bring a particular artistic vision to fruition, then why not use it?

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Pirsig with his son and famed motorcycle, back in the day

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Ride Out, Sail Back

A conversation with the author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

By John Freeman

Robert Pirsig has a bone to pick with philosophers. As his era-defining memoir Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance levitated up the bestseller lists in 1974, all he heard from them was grumbling.

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Culture Shock

By Steven Robert Allen

American Shakespeare Project—In our recent two-part theater guide, which we printed a couple weeks ago, we foolishly neglected to mention the American Shakespeare Project. Bad! Very bad! This Albuquerque-based operation run by David Nava specializes in producing Shakespeare at venues all over town, and they greatly deserve our support.

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