Year in Review: Arts & Lit
Best in Show
Our favorite arty endeavors of 2011
Outrageous improv, a futuristic nautical vessel, black humor, an alligator-infested ode to dying swampland. In 2011, we at the Alibi covered some astonishing works ranging from theatrical spectacles to ambitious visual arts projects to impressive contributions to the literary canon. Our current Arts and Lit editor reached out to the previous two, as well as our resident theater critic. They put their nerdy, critical noggins together, and the result is this brainstorm of the more outstanding creative output we covered over the last 365.
The “I” and the Beholder
Eclectic group show at Matrix focuses on identity
By Sam Adams
It’s the early-morning hours before the zoo opens. Many of the animals are still indoors. The lone mammal in the zebra pen is a beautiful girl, completely naked but for black-and-white-striped body paint.
2nd Annual South American Folk Fair
By Robin Babb
South American arts and crafts vendors, dancers and musicans pay homage to Andean communities.
The Drunken City at Cell Theatre
Three bachelorettes go out for their last night of freedom. One bride-to-be begins to question her future after a chance encounter with a recently jilted handsome stranger.
Doñana, Four Seasons at National Hispanic Cultural Center
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