Alibi V.17 No.43 • Oct 23-29, 2008 

Culture Shock

The Portrait

In the classic novel by Oscar Wilde, Dorian Gray—sad the painting of himself would stay young forever as he grew old—gave his soul to switch fate with the picture. As his portrait aged, Dorian Gray stayed young. That is, until ...

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The cast of   The BFG   at Albuquerque Little Theatre
Alan Mitchell

Performance Review

It's My Party

The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) at Albuquerque Little Theatre

While the KiMo Theatre may not be home to a childlike poltergeist named Bobby, the Albuquerque Little Theatre is certainly host to a big friendly giant. Actually, The Big Friendly Giant (or The BFG) from the pages of Roald Dahl's beloved children's novel, adapted for stage by David Wood.

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Book Review

Becoming the Vampire

The Dead Travel Fast by Eric Nuzum

The Dead Travel Fast: Stalking Vampires from Nosferatu to Count Chocula

We are a world addicted to vampires. Goth or not, our superstitions and fears about vampires have their place in human history, and they continue to entertain our darker sides today. In his first book, The Dead Travel Fast, pop culture critic Eric Nuzum documents his epic, and naively hilarious, quest to single-handedly sort out the history and peculiar grip vampires hold on modern culture.

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Banjo Jazz? Sure, Why Not?

Jayme Stone's Folklife

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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Tis the Season to Get Spooked

Dracula The Musical?

A hilarious spoof of the classic horror tale.
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Bring Back the Balkans

21st Annual Halloween Balkan Bash

Celebrate Halloween Balkan-style with the exciting and exotic music of the Southwest’s premier five-piece Balkan dance band Goddess of Arno.
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A World of Music

The Rahim AlHaj Trio

The award-winning, highly skilled Middle Eastern musical group performs traditional Iraqi maqams with contemporary style and American influence.
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