Oct 4 - 10, 2007 

Culture Shock

By Amy Dalness

Loaded Bloom

Week one as interim arts editor and I'm already handling some big-gun issues that come with the title.

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A portrait by The Mac done in spray paint.
Courtesey of Joseph Sullivan

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Bomb the Canvas 2

Is it still graffiti if it's in a gallery?

By Marisa Demarco

Joseph Sullivan walks out of the Copper Lounge after our interview. And because this is Albuquerque, he knows the doorman. They greet each other, shake hands. The doorman's putting together a documentary about local graffiti art, and he wants Sullivan to be in it. "You got a number?" he asks. Sullivan digs his wallet from his jeans' pocket and pulls out a plain white card. The doorman's eyes widen briefly. "You're an attorney?" he asks.

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Miss Raquel performs with the Throb Dancers.
Xavier Mascareñas

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Absolutely Fabulous

National Coming Out Day gets the star treatment from Albuquerque’s best drag performers

By Laura Marrich

Hallelujah, I have a drag name! It was bestowed upon me by royalty, an Empress of both Albuquerque and Boise, Idaho, known as Fontana Divine. But most days you can just call him PJ Sedillo. A capstone in Albuquerque’s gay community, PJ has been organizing New Mexico’s largest drag performance event, called “Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are,” since its inception nine years ago. “Come Out” returns for one night of stellar drag performances at the king-sized National Hispanic Cultural Center Theater this Saturday, Oct. 6. A royal word of warning: This show sells out and starts promptly at 7 p.m.the ladies have never been late. Get your tickets now.

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