V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Come Together Right Now
By Alison Oatman
From synchronicities to the spoken word, a night of human-kindness promises spiritual dynamism.
V.23 No.26 | 6/26/2014
By Lisa Barrow
The nekkid eye
Journey into the exposed heart of Burque’s artworld with a celebration of the body, a drama about family and poetry to scare zealous patriots.
V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
By Lisa Barrow
Albuquerque artsworld wonders get their due in Culture Shock, from a poetic convergence to that pony you’ve always wanted.
V.23 No.21 |
The Daily Word in Maya Angelou, Mr. G. the goat and why you're probably going to get dementia
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed May 28 2014 3:14 PM ]
Good afternoon, it's Wednesday, May 28
and Western Albuquerque Land Holdings have proposed a 13,700 acre development on ABQ's Westside,
Santa Fe police would like to talk to a man who broke into a home and watched two women having sex before the women noticed and pushed him out the door,
and Bernalillo County residents are facing long 911 response times while dispatchers try to figure out whether the caller is in State, County or City territory.
everyone's favorite poet Maya Angelou died,
a goat named Mr. G. became best friends with a burro named Jellybean,
and a new study suggests that being cynical can make you more susceptible to dementia.
V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
Sing the Bruised Heart
Review by Zachary Kluckman
With a title inspired by Picasso’s famous painting, Richard Vargas’ new poetry collection, Guernica, revisited, tackles themes of cultural identity, struggle, love and hope.
V.23 No.18 | 5/1/2014
Swimming with Elephants Publications
Albuquerque’s New Poet Laureate is Radical
By Zachary Kluckman
Burque’s got a new Poet Laureate and she’s not afraid to drop an F bomb.
V.23 No.17 | 4/24/2014
Flash in the Pan
The Rhythm of the Garden
A new book explores the poetry of growing things
By Ari LeVaux
A new book of poetry explores the literary side of farming.
V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
Being Poetry, Serving Albuquerque
Review by Don McIver
Carlos Contreras’ first book of poems, Time Served, brings you the verbal pyrotechnics and heartfelt emotion that many of us have watched being born in this young man’s work. Reading it is a cause for celebration.
V.23 No.11 | 3/13/2014
Compfight cc via Spencer Wright
Wherein the readers compose ABQ zoo poetry and respond to Paul Gessing’s thoughts on minimum wage, and Weekly Alibi issues a correction for NM Street Press’ “Mediating Heroin and Harm Reduction.”
V.23 No.2 | 1/9/2014
Shift Your Paradigm
Jimmy Santiago Baca to appear at Bookworks
By Lisa Barrow [ Fri Jan 3 2014 6:08 PM ]
Jimmy Santiago Baca is one of New Mexico's treasures—the living, breathing kind. Born in Santa Fe, he spent five years in prison back in the '70s on drug charges. Since then, with words as words sharp and clear as a knife, he's become an award-winning poet and a powerful voice for social justice.
V.22 No.49 | 12/5/2013
Review by Leo P. Neufeld
A Deep & Gorgeous Thirst
Burque poet Hosho McCreesh gets sloshed and eloquent in his new collection.
V.22 No.46 | 11/14/2013
Busting a Gut and Breaking the Mold
Acclaimed comic Jamie Kilstein benefits poetry, funnily enough
By Shirl Sazynski
Former slam poet and co-host of the politically irreverent podcast “Citizen Radio,” Jamie Kilstein lends his talents to benefit Abq’s Poet Laureate program.
Coming and Going, Endlessly
Review by Kathy Freise
On Migration: Dangerous Journeys and the Living World
On Migration: Dangerous Journeys and the Living World is about where we belong and where we call home.
V.22 No.45 | 11/7/2013
courtesy of Quivira Coalition
Adaptation and the Environmental Beat
Poet-activist Gary Snyder lands in Albuquerque
By Mike Smith
At the Inspiring Adaptation conference, Gary Snyder explores land ethics as only a Pulitzer-winning poet could do.
V.22 No.40 | 10/3/2013
courtesy of the artist
Scene and Heard
Happy 21st Beerthday, Poetry and Beer!
An Albuquerque institution ages almost gracefully
By Geoffrey Plant
Time to imbibe: A venerable Albuquerque performance event is finally of legal drinking age.
E.N Young • roots rock, reggae at Sister
Community Movement Series: AfroDansAsana at Studio Sway
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