By Amy Dalness
The Alibi's annual Haiku Contest has been around as long as this humble little alt.weekly has been printing: 16 years. But enthusiasm for haiku has only increased over time, as each year more and more submissions cram our inboxes. Get in on the ku-fever: 2008 entries are now being accepted. Here are the categories to get your creative chi flowing:
Luke! I am Your Father!
Adriana Mater at the Santa Fe Opera
By Steven Robert Allen
So I couldn’t stop thinking about Star Wars while taking in the Santa Fe Opera’s American premiere of Adriana Mater, and I feel a little bad about that. I mean, what gives a lowly freelancer the right to associate hoity, highbrow contemporary opera with pulpy, low-rent science fiction?
Come Out to Play
The first annual New Mexico Young Playwrights Festival
By Simon McCormack
It’s hard to tell someone learning can be fun without sounding like an after-school special.
Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol
By Maggie Grimason
A retelling of the classic tale from the messenger's perspective.
By Nina Ferrell
Ring in the holiday season with exuberant music and dances from Mariachi Juvenil Aztlán and Ballet Folklórico University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
By Nina Ferrell
Roger Melone conducts the New Mexico Philharmonic performing the beloved, sacred symphonic work.
The Nutcracker Ballet
By Megan Reneau
Festival Ballet Albuquerque, with choreography by Patricia Dickinson Wells and full live orchestra under the baton of Maestro Guillermo Figueroa, present the classic ballet set in the late 1800s in territorial New Mexico.
Second Annual Humble Holidays Arts and Craft Show
By Robin Babb
Browse the works of over 30 local artists, vendors and food trucks while listening to the sounds of the talented Rock 101 Academy musicians.
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