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 Nov 20 - 26, 2008 

Book Reviews

A Book for All Seasons

Twelve books for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or just ’cuz

By Lisa Lenard-Cook

This year's compilation focuses exclusively on books with New Mexico connections. Unlike the stock market, each of these books provides a guaranteed return on investment and will keep on giving throughout the year.

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Culture Shock

By Amy Dalness

Onward

Writing this column is proving much more challenging than I anticipated. For the past three years, my life has been a whirlwind of activity, and the Alibi has been at the epicenter. I've learned many lessons, made lifelong friends and been a proud member of the kick-ass team behind Albuquerque's award-winning alternative newsweekly—which makes my departure that much harder.

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Performance Preview

Ballbreakers

Longtime New York art avengers ready to blow some ceilings in Albuquerque

By Marisa Demarco

In the 23 years since the Guerilla Girls started a feminist revolution on the streets of Manhattan, members worked their way into the belly of the exclusive art beast. At its conception, the group hung posters near museums to point furry, long-nailed fingers at sexism in the city's art houses. "Now we're in this position where sometimes the very institutions that we've criticized invite us to come show and to criticize them," says a Guerrilla founder, who goes by the code name Frida Kahlo.

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EVENT HORIZON (Tuesday, Jul 26)

You had me at Shalom

Third Annual Jewish Film Festival

By Devin O'Leary
The Midnight Orchestra, the story of the son of a once famous Jewish musician, Marcel Botbol. Directed by Jérôme Cohen Olivar.
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EVENT HORIZON (Thursday, Jul 28)

Y'all City Slickers Listen Up

Edgewood Music and Arts Fest

By Megan Reneau
Bluegrass, Western swing, Irish, singer-songwriters and other acoustic genres featuring Hot Texas Swing Band, The Blue Canyon Boys, Jeez LaWeez and more.
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