Alibi V.18 No.20 • May 14-20, 2009 
“Moon Power,” collage by Diane Reitz

Gallery Box

Chroma Studio and Gallery

Chroma Studio and Gallery first opened in October 2008, but already it's moved to a bigger arena to accommodate its growth. Its new 9,000-sq.-foot Downtown space opened to coincide with the April First Friday ARTScrawl. The new digs include the gallery and studios as well as performance and classroom spaces.

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Chroma Studio and Gallery is located at 600 1st Street (NE corner of 1st and Roma). It’s open Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment and Thursday through Saturday 12 to 6 p.m. For more information, visit chromastudios.wordpress.com.

Culture Shock

There's a lot going on this week, too much spend our time together on bon mots and anecdotes culled from the memoirs of Dominick Dunne.

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From the College of Santa Fe’s 2008 BFA exhibition

Art News

Hey, Hey, Goodbye

An elegy for the College of Santa Fe

Something that struck me the first time I read Romeo and Juliet was the thought that, well hell, now that the kids are dead, both of these families are going to have to find some way to get them back, to return to that healthy, portentous place where the future looks fruitful. It was arrogant to think that it couldn’t get to that point; that the kids would always be around.

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Book Review

Put on the Red Light

Red Light Women of the Rocky Mountains

It's difficult to deny the appeal of a history book that talks about our fair city in a sentence like this: "The floosies and flossies of Albuquerque were in essence accepted as part of society." And who would want to? Jan MacKell's Red Light Women of the Rocky Mountains goes where few historians have dared, and her look behind the brothel doors provides an titillating alternative history.

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Cactus Tractor
Beth Rodgers Photography

EVENT HORIZON (Thursday, Jun 1)

Getting Better All The Time

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Bohemian pop and folk group Cactus Tractor perform the Beatles’ landmark album on the 50th anniversary of its release and selections from their own catalogue.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Jun 2)

Young Love and Sweet Songs

The Last Five Years

Follow a love story in an untraditional format, with one story moves forward in time while while the other story moves backwards meeting in the middle when they get married.
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Jodie Hererra

EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Jun 3)

Pictures on Pitchers

Art Opening and Glass Release

Jodie Hererra presents her design for the seasonal Berry Cider.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Jun 3)

We're all Gonna Die #YOLO

Improvising the Apocalypse

Voice actors from Radiation World and the improv troupe A Ewe Problem perform an entirely improvised storyline and create good old-fashioned post-apocalyptic hilarity.
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Photo by David Zaintz

EVENT HORIZON (Wednesday, Jun 7)

OUTstanding Art

Figuratively Speaking Opening Reception

OUTstanding award winners Max Woltman and David Zaintz showcase their newest and best works for Pride.
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