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 Feb 22 - 28, 2007 
Imani Winds

Culture Shock


Roll Over Beethoven—Imani Winds is a five-piece chamber music outfit aimed at exploring the intersections between European, American and African music. The quintet has been around since 1997, building a passionate base of loyal fans. Luckily, Chamber Music Albuquerque is bringing them to town for a performance on Sunday, Feb. 25, at Albuquerque Academy's Simms Center. This definitely isn't your standard Hayden and Beethoven classical music event. Don't miss the opportunity to witness this exciting ensemble. A preconcert lecture will be held at 2 p.m. Show starts at 3 p.m. Tickets are $19 to $38 in advance and $21 to $40 at the door. Student discounts are available. 268-1990,

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Religious iconography is a popular tattoo option.

Art News

Mainstream Ink

Expo thrives on the notion that tattoos aren't just for sailors and jailbirds anymore


Jennifer Newby is always surprised when her tattoos draw her negative attention. Women, she says, get more strange looks because of their ink, even in Santa Cruz, Calif. "I can go to the grocery store and I get asked about my ink or I get dirty looks," she says. Growing up in an open environment means the questions—“What are you going to do when you get older?”—catch her off guard.

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Book Review

The Bastard of Istanbul

An interview with Elif Shafak


Salman Rushdie once noted that the societies that emerged from colonial rule in the ’50s and ’60s soon became hotbeds for literary invention. “The Empire Writes Back,” he called the phenomenon, punning on George Lucas’ Star Wars film.

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artist Rosanne Ghahate


A Walk Around the Pueblo

Zuni Pueblo ArtWalk

By Maggie Grimason
Zuni artists transform stone, metal, pigment and other materials to tell the story of their people.


Grab A Tissue

A Good Cry

By Mayo Lua de Frenchie
Performative videos and sculptural installations, the exhibition questions and scrutinizes the the nature of crying behavior.

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