Alibi V.21 No.32 • Aug 9-15, 2012 ››
Jessica Kostelnick’s installation plays house at The Tan
Jessica Kostelnick describes her new installation at the Tan Gallery, Living Hand to Mouth, as “ sort of like a weird Pee-Wee’s Playhouse kind of thing.” The interior—composed of mediums including furniture, sculpture and costume—does evoke a certain fun-house feel, straddling the balance between childlike playfulness and disturbing distortion.
E.T. on the Radio
Aliens dig Earth music in Rob Reid’s Year Zero
Rob Reid is the guy who invented Rhapsody, the music streaming service thing you may have heard about. His first book, Year Zero, concerns aliens who’ve stumbled upon Earth music, which has caused their civilization to come to a complete halt because they’re so hooked.
At first glance, painter Melissa Morgan's Enter Anthropocene embraces an ethereal, flower-childlike bond between humans and nature. But that's where Cassidy Watt—owner of Metallo Gallery (2863 Hwy. 14, Madrid)—says Morgan shows her sleight of hand for subtle metaphor. "There is a celebration in the paintings because they're very beautiful and pretty," says Watt, "but I think there's also a warning there."
Beth Rodgers Photography
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.
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.
Art Opening and Glass Release
Jodie Hererra presents her design for the seasonal Berry Cider.
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.
Photo by David Zaintz
Figuratively Speaking Opening Reception
OUTstanding award winners Max Woltman and David Zaintz showcase their newest and best works for Pride.