Alibi V.18 No.30 • July 23-29, 2009 
Linda Rodeck’s improvised piece,   She Looks Like She's Sleeping,   is one of eight solo performances that make up Summer Sol-O Fest.

Culture Shock

Ghost World

You are alone. There is nobody who can comprehend your particular suffering. You will die without ever having made a true human connection.

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Linda Rodeck’s improvised piece,   She Looks Like She's Sleeping,   is one of eight solo performances that make up Summer Sol-O Fest.
Mary Hobbs

Festival Preview

Summer Sol-O Fest at The Filling Station

Even when she's the only one on stage, Linda Rodeck says she never feels like she’s going it alone.

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Charles MacKay, Santa Fe Opera general director
Ken Howard

Arts Interview

The Return of the Native

An interview with Charles MacKay, General Director of the Santa Fe Opera

John Crosby, the founder of the Santa Fe Opera (SFO), was a bona fide visionary. The SFO was—and, in many ways, still is—his wailing baby. His brilliant idea to construct an open-air opera house in the middle of the desert Southwest has had a profound and lasting impact on New Mexico’s image of itself. Yes, we live in the sticks, but we can always point to that funky spaceship opera house on the hill as proof of the existence of hoity culture in New Mexico.

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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 (Friday, Jul 21)

Spirited Outpost

New Mexico Jazz Festival: Jane Bunnett & 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 (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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