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 V.19 No.37 | September 16 - 22, 2010 
Sound and Vision
John Bear, hard at work
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Culture Shock

John Bear Given Culture Beat, Apocalypse Expected

It seems my journalism career has come full circleI went from culture editor to police reporter back to culture editor; or arts and literature editor, as it were.

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Gallery Review

Sound and Vision

The Albuquerque Museum’s unusual color swap

As far as cognitive peculiarities go, synesthesia seems pretty sweet. Instead of just hearing sounds, the brain translates the aural with another sense function, say vision or taste. What is for one person an F sharp can, for the synesthete, be a green- or raspberry-hued note.

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“If I have to tell you guys again, we’re turning this boat around and going home.”
John Maio

Performance Review

Whale Tale

Moby-Dick and the crazed sea captain who hates him

Even if you've never read Moby-Dick, there are probably a few things you already know about the story simply by existing in modern American culture. For one, there's some guy named Ishmael. And there’s a crazy, one-legged captain called Ahab, who's made it his life's purpose to chase down and harpoon the titular, massive white sperm whale that bit off his limb. Like most classic tales, it doesn't end well.

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Today's Events

The Piano in a Factory at National Hispanic Cultural Center

Zhang Meng's whimsical film about a father's attempt to build a piano for his daughter in the wake of his unending marriage.

Poetics of Light: Pinhole at New Mexico History Museum

Artist Talk at Clinton Adams Gallery at UNM Art Museum

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