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 Mar 26 - Apr 1, 2009 
Contemporary Japanese pot on display at Weyrich

Gallery Box

Weyrich Gallery

Art can be therapeutic

Though Weyrich Gallery is a small space, it presents work intended to surpass limits. Weyrich's focus is harmony. The gallery shows handmade jewelry, photography, etchings, hand-painted silk and mixed media. The gallery also carries ceramics and specializes in Japanese-style porcelain.

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Culture Shock

By Erin Adair-Hodges

Spring Fever

Though we've had a mild, even meteorologically boring, winter, that doesn't dampen the excitement at spring's arrival. Humans have always celebrated the thaw and bud of spring, mostly by dancing around in circles of some sort. Tune in to your tribal essence and celebrate spring with song and dance and venturing to San Francisco and the insertion of flowers in your hair.

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Book Review

Starting Over

A Necessary Engagement: Reinventing America's Relations with the Muslim World by Emile Nakhleh

Review by Tom Gibbons

A Necessary Engagement: Reinventing America's Relations with the Muslim World

“Why won't they stop fighting?” Is one oft-unanswered question that arises in American conversations about the Middle East, usually in response to the latest headline describing another far-off tragedy. Reading Emile Nakhleh's A Necessary Engagement: Reinventing America's Relations with the Muslim World does not supply a single, simple answer but instead approaches the subject from multiple vantage points.

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Author Interview

It Is a Village

Talking family with Sweet Nata author Gloria Zamora

By Lisa Lenard-Cook

Because Gloria Zamora is one of my own former writing students, Sweet Nata’s publication gives me special joy. But despite the thrill of seeing her memoir in print, it’s been a difficult winter for Gloria. Only five months ago, Mike, her husband of 33 years, died suddenly while cutting wood in the Jemez. Still stung by this loss, Gloria chose not to change her biography on the back of the book; it states that she lives with her husband in Corrales.

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EVENT HORIZON (Thursday, Mar 30)

Personal and Political

Hands Up

By Maggie Grimason
A personal and political response to the deaths of unarmed black people, examining the long tenuous relationship between African-Americans and law enforcement.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Apr 1)

Music Mode

Alborz Trio: The Sound of Peace

By August March
A performance featuring the Iranian santour, Bb and G clarinets and various percussion instruments combined to create modern folk music based in the dastgãh tradition.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Apr 1)

Look Around at How Lucky We Are to be Alive Right Now

Looking Around: Photographs and Narratives Reception

By Taylor Grabowsky
Photographs and writings of people, places and things gleaned from artist Martha Heard's travels. Runs through 4/28.
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via Wikicommons

EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Apr 2)

Eternal Organ

Fiftieth Anniversary Concert for UNM’s Pipe Organ

By Joshua Lee
Internationally acclaimed organist Maxine Thévenot performs on one of the largest organs in NM, the Holtkamp.
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The Gaither Vocal Band
Courtesy of the Artist

EVENT HORIZON (Wednesday, Apr 5)

Faith and Fine Music

The Gaither Homecoming Tour

By August March
See the award-winning group perform live.
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