By Amy Dalness
Get Out There
The year’s not yet half-way over, but Albuquerque’s drama junkies are already planning for 2009. Several theaters, companies and the year-old Albuquerque Theatre Guild are seeking new talent to showcase in ’09, and that means you.
Ham and Jam and SPAMalot
Monty Python does Popejoy
By Amy Dalness
SPAM has acquired many meanings in the Digital Age. SPAM is, of course, a processed meat product made with spiced pork product, that’s canned and often served fried with eggs. It’s also the bane of e-mail inboxes everywhere, clogging the information highway with pharmaceutical advertisements and nudie pics. And it's a Tony Award-winning music. How's that for the meat of champions?
Getting it Right
The National Book Critics Circle Awards: A Retrospective
By John Freeman
Publishers in North America churned out more than 200,000 books last year. That means in the time it takes you to read this piece, two or three new books will be published. If you pause in the middle to refill your coffee mug, another book will come off the presses. Go outside to let your dog pee and—look out!—one more book has been born.
The Cradle Project
Immense group effort makes a political statement
By Marisa Demarco
Walking onto the seventh floor of The Banque is overwhelming. Elevator doors open to an unfinished, raw space, sunny and full of hundreds of the handmade art pieces that make up The Cradle Project. It's hard to take in at a glance, just as it's hard to imagine what they represent. The 500 cradles stand for "the lost potential of an estimated 48 million children orphaned by disease and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa," according to the show's mission statement.
Basement Films Analogue Spectacular
Watch strange and beautiful 16mm educational films and 8mm home movies. Featuring real celluloid film and the real live film projectors.
Chatter Sunday at Las Puertas
David Schepps on cello and Tzu-Feng Liu on piano play Beethoven, Debussy and Elgar. Poet Tanaya Winder will perform.
Giving Tortuga Love at Tortuga Gallery
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