Alibi V.19 No.45 • Nov 11-17, 2010 
Write a score to this, Henry Mancini.

Culture Shock

The Pink Panther in Repose

When I first started working as the Arts and Literature editor at the Weekly Alibi, I wanted to send out requests for art.

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“What business is it of yours where I’m from, friendo?”
“El Narco” by Sergio Sandoval

Gallery Review

Expression by Any Means

The Talking Fountain Gallery & Boutique

Artist Katie Calico first saw a “talking fountain” while visiting Rome. The fountains don’t speak on their own—for centuries, they’ve served as meeting places for people to express themselves. Calico says they were even used during the Fascist regime in Italy, a time when freedom of speech was curtailed.

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“I swear, if this guy asks me to tell him about my mother one more time ... ”
John Maio

Performance Review

This Guy Ain’t Right

Mother Road gives catching a movie a run for its money

There's music in the dark. Someone shuffles onto the stage and sits, but a guitar strum cuts through the silence for a long while, almost too long. Uncomfortably long.

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Deep in the Ju Ju, Chasing the Train

Manuel Valera Trio

Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Manuel Valera performs jazz.
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Banjo Jazz? Sure, Why Not.

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.
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