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 Jun 21 - 27, 2007 
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On Chesil Beach

Ian McEwan goes short

By John Freeman

Not long ago, Ian McEwan was reading to an audience from his new novel On Chesil Beach, a short, finely observed fable about a couple's ill-begotten wedding night on the English coast in 1962. After McEwan finished, a man stood up from the audience to offer his own story.

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Erin Kawamata attempts to record Gabe Romero as he passes gas in the Donkey Gallery parking lot.

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The Donkey Show

Barelas galleries point to an interesting future for Albuquerque art

By Jessica Cassyle Carr

Leave it to the weirdos at Donkey Gallery to create a guerrilla fashion show challenge. Adorned by local designers, sonicly catered by gaunt DJs RAP and emceed to beget happening rather than opening, June 8's "The F Word: Donkey Does Fashion" signified a beckoning achievement in the avoidance of taking things too seriously. It also marked a trinity of swell Barelas gallery events.

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One Night Only

Black Market Goods

By Steven Robert Allen

Josh Jones is sick of hearing people whine about how Albuquerque doesn't have all the creative amenities of bigger cities on either coast. “Look,” he says, “it's not going to happen here if you don't do something about it yourself.”

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Deep in the Ju Ju, Chasing the Train

Manuel Valera Trio

By August March
Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Manuel Valera performs jazz.
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Banjo Jazz? Sure, Why Not.

Jayme Stone's Folklife

By Robin Babb
Two-time Juno award-winning banjoist and composer, Jayme Stone performs folk, jazz and chamber music while both defying and honoring the banjo's role in the world's music.
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