Alibi V.18 No.44 • Oct 29-Nov 4, 2009 

Culture Shock

Día de los Muertos

Dust off your marigold headdresses, friends: It's Día de los Muertos time. Different than Halloween (haunty) and All Saints' Day (reverent), the Day of the Dead honors the memories of loved ones who have passed with ofrendas (altars), sugar skulls, parades, and a sense that, while sad, death is inevitable and not to be feared.

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"Passage" by Brandon Maldonado, 2009. Oil on panel.

Gallery Review

Albuquerque, Illuminated

Burque artists live in the now

Albuquerque Now is to our art scene what a telescope is to the moon: By focusing in on an exceptional fragment, we are better able to understand the beauty of the whole. The show, up now at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, displays dozens of locally crafted works in a stunning representation of our creative community, its diversity and its talent.

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Book Review

Bikes 4 Life

David Byrne’s Bicycle Diaries

Bicycle Diaries

Friends and family express dismay that I've given up the auto. They wonder if I’m “OK.” How can anyone get by in America without a car? But it’s a mean machine. Headlights and bumper scowl while slurping dollars from bank accounts and petrol from pumps. Plus, Burque drivers pass a cycle-girl too close for comfort and leer via engine-revving as only local auto-pilots can.

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Well, Bless Your Heart

The Glitter Girls

Steel Magnolias meets "Survivor" in this coy and colorful comedy.
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The Rough Diamond of Chamber Music

Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner

Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner play chamber music live.
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Crop It Like It's Hot

TedxABQ 2018 Design Salon

Explore the topic of design with six New Mexicans shaping the world around us.
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More, Guitars, More Controllers

Adrian Legg

Award-winning and masterful guitarist, Adrian Legg plays live.
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