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 V.20 No.52 | December 29 - January 4, 2012 
Best in Show

Year in Review: Arts & Lit

Best in Show

Our favorite arty endeavors of 2011

Outrageous improv, a futuristic nautical vessel, black humor, an alligator-infested ode to dying swampland. In 2011, we at the Alibi covered some astonishing works ranging from theatrical spectacles to ambitious visual arts projects to impressive contributions to the literary canon. Our current Arts and Lit editor reached out to the previous two, as well as our resident theater critic. They put their nerdy, critical noggins together, and the result is this brainstorm of the more outstanding creative output we covered over the last 365.

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The Glory of the Grime

Gallery Review

The “I” and the Beholder

Eclectic group show at Matrix focuses on identity

It’s the early-morning hours before the zoo opens. Many of the animals are still indoors. The lone mammal in the zebra pen is a beautiful girl, completely naked but for black-and-white-striped body paint.

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EVENT HORIZON (Thursday, Dec 3)

Nutcracker on the Rocks

Opening with Tchaikovsky, the classic tale is re-imagined with a production filled with rock and roll hits by the Velvet Underground, Aretha Franklin and more.
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Today's Events

Portraiture Now: Staging the Self/ Ponerse en Imagen at National Hispanic Cultural Center

54 works by contemporary Latino-American artists who present identities theatrically in order to rid portraiture of its reassuring tradition that fixes a person in space and time.Runs thru 03/27/2016

The Way We Get By at Aux Dog Theatre

Neal Stephenson Book Signing at Jean Cocteau Cinema

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