Alibi V.22 No.29 • July 18-24, 2013 
Sarah Mowrey

Arts Feature

Two Broads Don’t Walk Into a Comedy Club

Local comics thrive against the odds

With no big comedy club in town, how has the local comedy scene managed to flourish?
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Tanaya Winder
Douglas Miles (Apache Skateboards)

Arts Profile

Let Poetry Be Thy Medicine

Tanaya Winder’s extraordinarily ordinary journey

For many, the word “medicine” conjures images of pills and syrups distributed by doctors cloaked in white. But for poet and editor Tanaya Winder, medicine takes a different form.

Book Review

Joy Harjo’s Brave Voice

Joy Harjo’s memoir, Crazy Brave, is the story of a woman, and of strength and how “the spirit of poetry” came to her.
You Are a Badass

Book Review

Unlocking Your Inner BAMF

You Are a Badass aims to help you start on the path of self-discovery. How well does it succeed?

Book Review

Strikingly Entertaining

The fourth installment of Brad Taylor’s Pike Logan Series, The Widow’s Strike, pits Pike Logan, Jennifer Cahill and the other members of the Taskforce team against an imminent apocalyptic terrorist threat, the H5N1 virus.

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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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Sharing Refuge

PhotoVoice

Refugee students discuss and showcase their personal histories through photography.
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April Hartford

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Holding Moments Still

Transgender: One Person’s Journey Opening Reception

Photographer April Hartford leads viewers into an immersive exploration of gender dissonance and transition portraying the inner psychological journey as much as the outer one. Runs through 10/7.
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Major Mass

Quintessence 5th Annual Choral Festival Concert

A chorus of 100 and a professional orchestra perform Ludwig van Beethoven's Mass in C Major under the direction of Quintessence artistic director, Matthew Greer.
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