Alibi V.18 No.27 • July 2-8, 2009 
“Sea Dance” by Jan Jackson

Gallery Box

Dreamscapes Gallery

Jan Jackson owned art businesses in Ohio, Arizona and Illinois before she came to Albuquerque.

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See the work at Dreamscapes Gallery on 5th from noon to 5 p.m., closed Wednesdays and Sundays at 1523 Fifth NW. For more, call 242-1311 or go to dreamscapeson5th.com.

Culture Shock

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Ah, marriage. The joining of two parts into a stronger whole, and other metaphors. Since summer is the traditional wedding season, let us look to pieces that seek to marry disparate elements in the creation of holistic works of art. Or, if you're more carnally inclined, a couple of artsy parts do it and have an art baby.

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The cast of   Gross Indecency   gets back to the play after an impromptu rendition of “Billie Jean.”
Alan Mitchell

Performance Review

The Truth About Beauty

The Vortex Theatre presents Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde believed in beauty, and the aesthetic movement he helped to promulgate held that life was to be lived decadently, beautifully. He was a large man of larger appetites. He saw living as a string of opportunities for happiness through sensuousness, not a series of moral lessons to be suffered and learned. It’s too bad he happened to live in Victorian England.

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EVENT HORIZON (Thursday, Jul 20)

Spirited Outpost

New Mexico Jazz Festival: Jane Bunnett and Maqueque

Multiple Juno Award winner, flutist, saxophonist and pianist, Jane Bunnett and her group comprising some of Cuba's most promising female musicians perform live.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Jul 21)

Let’s Mess with Texas

Greater Tuna

Brennan Foster and Shawn Boyd play over 20 of Tuna, Texas', eccentric inhabitants from gun-clubbers to church ladies.
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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Jul 23)

Jazz Pizazz

New Mexico Jazz Festival: César Bauvallet's Cuban Jazz Project

The renowned trombonist, percussionist, singer, composer, arranger and bandleader performs live.
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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Jul 23)

Not Just Rabbits in Top Hats

David Blaine

An unforgettable interactive experience that both shocks and amuses.
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