Mar 25 - 31, 2010 
Dangerous Points

Culture Shock

By Erin Adair-Hodges

Art as Offering

In many religions and cultures, altars are used to present offerings, tokens of sacrifice. Over thousands of years, altars have become places where people seek solace and guidance. OffCenter Community Arts and the New Mexico Art Therapy Association will be accepting entries for the show Altars of Light on March 25 and 26 from noon to 6 p.m. at OffCenter (808 Park SW). The organizers are looking for art that incorporates the altar and "its image as sacred ground to promote healing from the wounds of sexual violence." Each artist is invited to submit up to two entries for this juried show. There is no entry fee. The opening reception for Altars of Light will be at OffCenter on Friday, April 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. Go to offcenterarts.org.

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Performance Review

Dangerous Points

With Bright Spines at q-Staff theatre

By Erin Adair-Hodges

While calling q-Staff’s newest work a play isn’t totally inaccurate, the term fails to encompass all that With Bright Spines strives for. The pieceoriginally slated for its premiere during Revolutions International Theatre Festival but postponed due to a conflict with q-Staff theatre’s landlordsis less a re-enactment of a script than the creation of a whole-bodied sensory experience.

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Book Review

When Robert Met Patti

Review by Jill Koenigsdorf

Just Kids

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