V.23 No.39 |
arts & lit
Poetic Peace Party: Happening promotes peace, sustainability
By August March [ Sat Sep 27 2014 3:09 PM ]
Today, poets, artists, performers and musicians in thousands of cities all over the globe celebrate the idea that we can live in peace, free from violence and political oppression, while moving productively toward the future. A local manifestation of a global event, 100 Thousand Poets for Change, happens tonight at Tortuga. Featured readers include Larry Goodell, Lisa Gill, Don McIver, Albino Carrillo, Carrie House, Susana Rinderle, Stephanie Galloway and John Scariano.
V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
Crossing the line
Days of artacular events: Cross-pollinate in the desert with AZ/NM Connection, and rest from your labors at the Fierce Women Warriors party.
V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
A Drinkable Feast
Down and Out Drinks and Dinner
A late birthday toast to Charles Bukowski
By Hosho McCreesh
Hosho McCreesh celebrates the “poet of skid row’s” birthday in the way he knows best: with local beer and food.
V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
all paintings by Eric G. Thompson
“The Painter’s Vision Is Not a Lens”
New work by Eric G. Thompson comes alive
By Alison Oatman [ Wed Aug 20 2014 4:32 PM ]
Photorealistic paintings are not a crime. These new works by Eric G. Thompson shimmer with captured energy.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
The Literary Beat
The wordy side of Burque
By Nora Hickey
You want to indulge your literary side? You want beer? Burque’s got plenty of opportunities for both.
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.
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