Alibi Bucks
 Dec 10 - 16, 2009 
“More or Less,” paper cut by Mary Sundstrom

Culture Shock


Enter the Matrix

Put down those bath beads—no one wants those for Christmas. Instead, pick up some one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork for the loved ones left on your list. Neighboring galleries Matrix Fine Art and New Grounds Print Workshop (3812 Central SE, Suites 100 A and B) invite you to their holiday show and sale. The reception on Friday, Dec. 11, goes from 5 to 8 p.m. Artwork is priced from $25 and up. For more information on these galleries and this event, go to or

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Performance Preview

Holiday Theater Preview

Your guide to the plays about town


This time of year is perfect for gathering up your friends and family and heading as far from the mall as possible. So in between your last minute holiday purchases, put on your crushed velvet and patent-leather finery (universal Christmas attire still, right?) and go see a play. There are so many great ones in town this month, I just couldn’t choose one. Maybe you shouldn’t, either.

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Demetria Martinez

Author Interview

Bearing Witness

An interview with Demetria Martinez


New Mexican poet, author and journalist Demetria Martinez has one or two stories to tell. Martinez was the religion editor at the Albuquerque Journal in the ’80s, working part-time while writing poetry. In 1987, she was indicted on charges of conspiracy relating to smuggling refugees from Central America to the U.S. She was acquitted the following year.

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Afropop Experts Come to Burque

Afropop Worldwide Welcome Party

By Robin Babb
Executive producers of the NPR radio show visit in conjunction with the Making Africa exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum.


Grab A Tissue

A Good Cry

By Mayo Lua de Frenchie
Performative videos and sculptural installations, the exhibition questions and scrutinizes the the nature of crying behavior.


Adjust the Climate

C19 Now!: The Climate for Indigenous Activism

By Maggie Grimason
renowned journalist and documentary film-maker specializing in coverage of Indigenous Peoples and events, Jenni Monet and Dr. Jennifer Nez Denetdale discuss climate issues.

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