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 Sep 24 - 30, 2009 

Culture Shock

So Juvenile

By Erin Adair-Hodges

What to do about teenagers? They ruin your couches, they smell weird and there's lots of hugging. We older folk forget, perhaps intentionally, that we were once also pimply bundles of barely contained hormonal explosions. Maybe instead of locking our car doors when they walk by, we should look at giving them better than we got.

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Brooke Steiger, “Robin,” 2009

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A Natural Bond

By Julia Mandeville

Ten summers ago, UNM Art Professor Bill Gilbert invited his students on a 50-day field exploration of the Land Arts of the American West, from the ancient petroglyphs of Chaco Canyon to the contemporary carvings of Roden Crater. Every year since, he has repeated the journey.

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Festival News

The Lights Are Much Brighter There

Downtown’s GO! Arts Festival

By Erin Adair-Hodges

Now in its eighth year, Downtown's GO! Arts Festival is concerned, naturally, with the promotion of the arts. But perhaps even more important to the organizers is getting people Downtown.

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Pay no attention to the woman behind the chihuahua cat!

Author Interview

Skippyjon Jones creator Judy Schachner answers our call of the wild

By Erin Adair-Hodges

If you know anyone under the age 8, then you’ve heard of Skippyjon Jones.

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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Oct 1)

He Vants To Suck Your Blood

Dracula, A Love Story

By Monica Schmitt
A 21st century version of the 19th century love story that continues to capture the imaginations of young and old alike.
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DIY Adventures

24 Hour Comics Day

By Devin D. O'Leary
Create a 24 page comic book with fellow artists and comic book lovers.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Oct 7)

Get With It

Little Shop of Horrors

By Joshua Lee
Florist Seymour Krelborn discovers a demonic new breed of plant that has a taste for blood.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Oct 7)

Don't Be a Wimp

Quarantine: The Curse

By Joshua Lee
The Forrester Home for Girls is dedicated and is about to re-open in honor of the founder. However, something evil resides in the walls and it needs blood. Voted "Best Live Performance" by the Weekly Alibi readers three years in a row.
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American Murder Song
Courtesy of the artist

EVENT HORIZON (Monday, Oct 10)

Murder, American Style

American Murder Song

By August March
A nilistic theatrical performance based on death and suffering.
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