Alibi V.14 No.41 • Oct 13-19, 2005 

Culture Shock

Oh, Mama—Failed actor Christopher Gill is haunted by his recently deceased mother, a famous Broadway actress. It's a rough relationship, with Mama scowling down at her loser son from her life-sized portrait, chastising him for not living up to the family name. It would be enough to drive any boy crazy. Christopher decides to take out his Oedipal frustrations by dressing up in different disguises and embarking on an epic killing spree targeting victims who in one way or another resemble his Mama.

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Gallery Review

Growth

Connect Combine Integrate Replicate at the Yale Art Center

Marissa Glink never planned to be a gallery owner, but when Casey Greenling made it known to her that he wanted to unload his Yale Art Center, Glink jumped at a golden opportunity. "It was one of those unexpected surprises," she says. "The space is great. It's got excellent track lighting. I just thought there were endless possibilities."

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Art Magnified

Open Studio Night

Harwood Art Center

This Friday, Oct. 14, the Harwood Art Center (1114 Seventh Street NW) will host one of its twice-yearly open studio evenings during which the numerous artists who work and play at the center will open their studios to the community. It's something like visiting the zoo except without the bars. (I mean that in a good way.) To quadruple your pleasure, that same night Susan Byrnes, Bruce Shortz and Dan Noyes will host receptions for their full-scale solo exhibits at the Harwood. The fun begins at 5 p.m. and lasts until approximately 8:30 p.m. 242-6367.

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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Jun 23)

Taking It On the Chin

The Piñata Exhibit Opening Reception

Traditional, iconic and contemporary piñata artists illustrate how piñatas maintain historical and social importance while reflecting transnational shifts in popular culture.
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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Jun 25)

Do the Lit 'n' Lunch

Luncheon for Literacy

Reading Works and author Jimmy Santiago Baca celebrate literacy to raise money for the nonprofit that provides free literacy tutoring to adults.
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EVENT HORIZON (Tuesday, Jun 27)

I'll pray for you

How Do You Pray?

Celeste Yacoboni discusses her latest work regarding how leading spiritual, shamanic, scientists, guides and activists pray and contemplates the intention of prayer.
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