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 Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2011 
From Eason Eige’s   The Black Series

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Succulent Love

A painter’s prickly obsession

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Eason Eige has been painting the same subject for six years. Like many artists, he has expressed his fascination with, and perception of, his muse in series after series. But what makes Eige a bit different from the others is that his model isn’t a person. It’s a cactus. Specifically, it’s the prickly pear growing in front of San Felipe de Neri, the church in Old Town’s plaza. When the Alibi called to learn more about The Black Series, his upcoming show at the Bright Rain Gallery, Eige was at home, working on a painting he started in front of the church the day before.


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Book Review

Mining Trauma for Riches

Pulitzer winner writes sadness-soaked memoir

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Thoughts Without Cigarettes

Oscar Hijuelos is known primarily for his novel Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, with which he became the first Latino author to win the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. (It was later made into the film Mambo Kings, starring not-Cuban actors Armand Assante and Antonio Banderas.) Hijuelos came through Albuquerque in June. If you missed him, his new memoir will keep you company until he returns.


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“Dark Omegas” by Cynthia Cook

Culture Shock

Fill Up Your Dance Card

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Mr. Stinky Feet and other free events at Albuquerque Public Libraries, Fourth of July burlesque, and opportunities for artists.

Photo by Eric Tillinghast

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The Gravity of the Situation

Þyngdarljóð: Gravity's Poetry

By Maggie Grimason
A series of photographs of Icelandic waterfalls by Eric Tillinghast. Each waterfall is displayed in a light box containing internal mechanics that generate light and sound to simulate surging water.
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Courtesy of Quantum Mechanix

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Someone Shat the Voting Booth

William Shatner Live

By Joshua Lee
The Canadian actor, author, producer and director brings his talents and antics to the stage.
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Trixie Mattel

In support of the "Now With Moving Parts Tour", enjoy an evening of music, comedy and drag.
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Short Story-A-Thon

Do all the hard work of creating a short story, including editing and submit it to Kindle.
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Beehive: The '60s Musical

The ultimate celebration of 1960’s female empowerment in the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power as told from the perspective of six young women.
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Courtesy of the artist

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More Jazz, More Stars

Jazz and Blues Under the Stars

By August March
Live blues and jazz with dancing, food and libations.
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