Jan 11 - 17, 2007 

Culture Shock

By Steven Robert Allen

Last Tango in AlbuquerqueThe rumors have proven true. Gorilla Tango, the comedy improv theater that opened Downtown in 2004, officially closed its doors on Jan. 1. The owners cited poor management and insufficient public support as reasons for the closure.

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George Ann Gregory on the coast of New Zealand—she spent four months in the country on a Fulbright scholarship to study efforts at Maori language revitalization.

Poetry News

Say What?

Voices of the Earth at the Harwood Art Center

By Steven Robert Allen

One well-worn stereotype about Americans traveling abroad is that we expect everyone else in the world to speak perfect English. Increasingly, this is becoming a fair assumptionone that often comes at the expense of native languages.

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