Alibi V.23 No.18 • May 1-7, 2014 

Arts Feature

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.
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Buy yourself a little house, and then display it with "Starvation Peak Days End," oil on canvas. Heavenly!
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Frank McCulloch

Culture Shock

OFFCenter gets (Albu)quirky; Placitas Library needs labyrinth help; and FREE COMICS! in this week’s bracing dose of Culture Shock.
Jessica Helen Lopez at Bookworks in April 2014
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Poetry News

Albuquerque’s New Poet Laureate is Radical

Burque’s got a new Poet Laureate and she’s not afraid to drop an F bomb.

Book Review

Short on Story

Education in Albuquerque casts light on a neglected corner of city history—but does it make the grade?
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Baile Para Siempre

Latin Dance Festival

A city-wide dance festival highlighting Latin and Hispanic cultures from around the world.
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Laugh It Off, Soldier

Bobby Lee

A breakout star of Mad TV comedian and ping-pong enthusiast Bobby Lee performs live.
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Do Your Own Viewing

D.I.Y. P.I. Opening Reception

As artist Jessamyn Lovell pursues her private investigator’s license, she uses photography and performance to draw attention to social and cultural power dynamics. Runs through 9/30.
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