Alibi V.23 No.25 • June 19-25, 2014 
“Ariadne’s Gift” by Carol Chase Bjerke

Arts Feature

Pigments and Ailments

Group exhibit grapples with illness and survival

Tenacity and optimism shine from the dark heart of artwork inspired by life-threatening disease.
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“La Nao de China” by Catalina Delgado-Trunk, 2006, hand-cut paper over collage

Culture Shock

Any way you slice it, nothing’s quite like paper art. Traditional papel picado is a cheerful, humble Mexican papercraft often used to adorn and embellish public spaces. But ¡Papel! Pico, Rico y Chico, opening at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 Fourth Street SW) on Friday, June 20, at 6pm, proves the form’s wondrous flexibility.

Book Review

Man and His Morals

One kidnapper. Seven victims. A questioning new novel in dialogue from indie darling Dave Eggers.

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Living Small

Build Your Own Terrarium

Create a stunning terrarium. Materials provided.
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The Summer That Keeps on Groovin’

Summer Thursday Jazz Nights

Rodney Bowe and Diane Richardson perform original compositions as well as blues and jazz covers.
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Freedom, Not Fear

No Borders: Social Struggles Across the USA

Engaging social and political interviews with organizations, individuals and musicians who share their histories regarding the social struggles in their cities.
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