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V.23 No.45 | 11/6/2014
From left to right: Juliana Gorena (plays Rosita), Joel Garcia  (plays Luis), Sonya Tijerina (plays Cecilia), Michelle Perez (plays Ana), Roberto Morales (plays El Duende)
photos by Adolphe Pierre-Louis

Theater Preview

In Search of Voices for the Voiceless

A child, alone, leaving a war-torn country. La Llorona as ally. Dark social elements combine with humor and magical realism to evoke a modern fairy tale in ¡Bocón!
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V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
Free wishes? What could go wrong?
Caroline Graham

Stage Whispers

Careful what you wish for

Lit adaptations featuring life’s delicious complexity hit the stage with The Monkey’s Paw and The Member of the Wedding.
V.23 No.42 | 10/16/2014
Alcazar (Bryan Andrew Lambe) and Lord Edgar (Garrick Milo)
photos by Alan Mitchell

Theater Review

Gothic Rompings Charm in The Mystery of Irma Vep

Effervescent and flagrant, The Mystery of Irma Vep draws on Wuthering Heights, Edgar Allan Poe and Rebecca—but is lewder and funnier.
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V.23 No.39 | 9/25/2014
Joan Marcus

Theater News

Love That Green Skin You’re In

Wicked romps across the Popejoy stage

Wicked brings flying monkeys and social justice back to Popejoy in a dazzling production.
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V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014
Vortex board president Marty Epstein welcomes a full house on opening night.
Eric Williams

Arts Feature

Art in the Black

Vortex Theatre finds new home for charming opening play

Big changes afoot for Vortex Theatre: a new location, plus a great new play by Steve Martin.
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Welcome to the low-wage economy. L to R: Marina Sage, Margie Maes, Carolyn Hogan (seated), Colleen McClure
James Cady

Stage Whispers

Negligible wage

America’s working-class struggles take center stage in Nickel and Dimed, plus The Jammer is on its way with some violent, glorious roller derby.
V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
Get in touch with your body and clean your floors!
photo courtesy of Keshet

Cuckoo for Gaga

Learn a liquid-limbed dance language at Keshet and get fired up for the 5th Latin Dance Festival this weekend.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Big flood = the perfect time for a boat ride?
courtesy of Kevin Fedarko

Culture Shock

Reckless endangerment

Adventure runs high, Hamlet goes for the testosterone, and vintage baubles keep things pretty in this week’s Culture Shock.
V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
Actors Neil Faulconbridge, Benjamin Liberman and Harry Zimmerman have a word or two …

Stage Whispers

In a Biblical sense

The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged), Sticky Rice and An Operatic Trilogy For Families present theatergoers with a slew of entertainment options.
V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
CC BY Harald Groven

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: May 22, 2014

From agency scandal to teevee mythos to political contests—what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your recall with the Weekly Alibi pop quiz.
V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014
Shining lives from left to right: actors Katie Becker Colòn, Amelia Ampuero and Wendy Scott
Rick Galli

Arts Theater Preview

Radiant Dreams

These Shining Lives, by award-winning playwright Melanie Marlich, tells the story of women employed to apply radioactive paint to watch dials in 1920s Chicago.
V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
Ken Ansloan as Joan Crawford
Photos by Russell Maynor

Art Theater Preview

Mommie Dearest She Ain’t

The life and times of screen legend Joan Crawford get a drag makeover

The latest show by Albuquerque’s popular drag troupe The Dolls pays tribute to a complicated star, her fabulous wardrobe and her incredible career.
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V.23 No.17 | 4/24/2014

Culture Shock

Feed the pyre

A local mag for creatives, a little yellow suitcase that leads to a personal journey and commemorating the Holocaust through dance—scope a world of ABQ arts with Culture Shock.
V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
Love ain’t easy—just ask Molly Bloom (Sheridan Johnson) or Leopold Bloom (Brennan Foster).
Photos by Russell Maynor

Art Theater Preview

Sometimes Poison Is the Only Cure

Gibraltar stages edgy relationship at the heart of Joyce’s Ulysses

Gibraltar follows Molly and Leopold Bloom over the course of a single day in Dublin. With their marriage on the rocks, Leopold is willing to try anything to rekindle the passion, even allow Molly to hook up with her overbearing concert manager Hugh “Blazes” Boylan.
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V.23 No.13 | 3/27/2014
Ethel Mertz was hawt.
Brooks Studio, PA1978.153

Arts Feature

Loving Vivian Vance

The highs and lows of an Albuquerque legend

Beautiful, talented and compassionate, the real Vivian Vance was more than an “I Love Lucy” sidekick. She didn’t always gel with her famous costars, and her personal life wasn’t always picture-perfect.
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Today's Events

Cambodian Son at African American Performing Arts Center

As part of The Migration Experience, this film captures the inspirational story of Kosal Khiev’s journey from prisoner in America to world-class poet in Cambodia.

Warren Vaché Quartet • jazz at Outpost Performance Space

Mars Fiesta at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

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