Alibi V.18 No.25 • June 18-24, 2009 ››
Palette Contemporary Art & Craft
Palette Contemporary Art & Craft showcases work from dozens of contemporary artists. Pieces from New Mexico artists as well as artists from across the US and around the world all call Palette home. Modernist pieces in various media, including clay, jewelry, mixed media and paintings are all represented, and highlights from abroad include paintings by Aboriginal Australian artists and a print made from a Claes Oldenburg woodcut. Especially notable is the gallery's collection of art glass, which includes intricately patterned hand-blown glass marbles that kids would probably dream about adding to their collection and that grown-ups will also find aesthetically intriguing.
Palette Contemporary Art & Craft is located at 7400 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 22. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
What to Do When You’re Not Attending Alibi Events
So, I know you've already committed the bulk of your weekend to attending our Flash Fiction events at O'Niell's, and who can blame you? But let me suggest that you squeeze a few more arts happenings onto your social calendar. Attend these, but don't do it for me (though I'm fairly certain that’s no one's motivation to attend anything). Don't even do it for the artists; do it for Albuquerque. Because if you don't go to cool stuff, then it goes away, and all we're left with are strip mall openings and Val Kilmer sightings.
To the Death
Slam poets converge on Southwest Shootout—but only one will survive
The Southwest Shootout poetry slam stretches all the way back to 2004. In the slam poetry world, that’s like going back to Victorian times—or more appropriately, the Wild West.
Courtesy of the Artist
Manuel Valera Trio
Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Manuel Valera performs jazz.
Courtesy of the Artist / jaymestone.com
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.