The Lonesome West—A student production of Martin McDonagh's The Lonesome West kicks off this week at UNM's Theatre X. The play tells the violent tale of two feuding brothers and the priest attempting to reconcile them. The Lonesome West is directed by Justyn Vogel. It runs March 23 through March 25 and March 29 through April 1. $10 general, $8 seniors, $7 students. 925-5858, www.unmtickets.com.
The Prince of Darkness
Hamlet at the Vortex Theatre
He's depressed. He's unpredictable. He disrespects his elders. He's fond of weaponry. He always dresses in black. Hamlet sounds like your average unruly delinquent, right?
Death of Fathers
An interview with Paul Ford
These days, Paul Ford can be seen teaching at UNM, directing Shakespeare to middle and high schoolers, in the Vortex's new production of Hamlet, or escaping to the mountains with his camera.
Skulls and Sickles: The Visual Rhetoric of Death in ASARO's Woodblock Prints at UNM Zimmerman Library
When the regional Mexican government violently put down a peaceful teacher’s strike in Oaxaca de Juárez in 2006, the brutality of the police inspired a group of artists in the community to form themselves into a collective called the Assembly of Revolutionary Artists of Oaxaca (ASARO) to protest the bloodshed. Two current exhibits in Albuquerque showcase their work. One exhibit at the National Hispanic Cultural Center was curated by the University Libraries and Learning Sciences Curator of Latin American and Iberian Collections Suzanne Schadl and her graduate student Michael de la Rosa. One at the Herzstein Gallery on the second floor of Zimmerman Library on the UNM campus was curated by graduate student Megan Jirón. She writes “Unlike the European or Anglo-American perspective, Mexico’s inhabitants embrace death. They confront it with a sense of playfulness, defiance and acceptance.”
Above the East China Sea at Bookworks
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