From Cell to Screen
Orange Is the New Black’s Piper Kerman on prison, sensationalism and sex
Kerman went from rich girl to convict when she was sentenced to 15 months at a federal women’s correctional facility in Connecticut. She recounted her experience in the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, later adapted into an award-winning Netflix original series.
OFFCenter gets (Albu)quirky; Placitas Library needs labyrinth help; and FREE COMICS! in this week’s bracing dose of Culture Shock.
Swimming with Elephants Publications
Albuquerque’s New Poet Laureate is Radical
Burque’s got a new Poet Laureate and she’s not afraid to drop an F bomb.
Short on Story
Education in Albuquerque casts light on a neglected corner of city history—but does it make the grade?
Luncheon for Literacy
Reading Works and author Jimmy Santiago Baca celebrate literacy to raise money for the nonprofit that provides free literacy tutoring to adults.
How Do You Pray?
Celeste Yacoboni discusses her latest work regarding how leading spiritual, shamanic, scientists, guides and activists pray and contemplates the intention of prayer.
Brennan Foster and Shawn Boyd play over 20 of Tuna, Texas', eccentric inhabitants from gun-clubbers to church ladies in a town where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies.