Alibi V.21 No.11 • March 15-21, 2012 
“It’s OK, darling—Daddy’s here for you. We’re in hell, by the way.”

Performance Review

Down in the Depths

UNM’s Eurydice is an otherworldly, fiendish delight

The mythology surrounding Eurydice and Orpheus is very old, but playwright Sarah Ruhl’s reinterpretation of the classic is modern, colorful and mesmerizing. UNM Department of Theatre and Dance does it justice at Theatre X.

Book Review

What We Talk About When We Talk About Blood

Defense-attorney-turned-writer does justice to the system in Guilt

Criminal defense lawyer Ferdinand von Schirach explores the line between moral and legal justice in a terse, grim and captivating short story collection.
“Budapest 1”

Culture Shock

The Old Men Across the Sea

Looking up from a drink in a dark bar the other night, I was confronted by a group of aging Hungarian men clad in Speedos and gold jewelry. One had his arms crossed over his bare chest and looked like a mob boss interrogating a rat, right before the rat gets whacked and his body is chopped into small bits. I would have been scared shitless had I not been looking at a photograph.

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Deep in the Ju Ju, Chasing the Train

Manuel Valera Trio

Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Manuel Valera performs jazz.
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Banjo Jazz? Sure, Why Not?

Jayme Stone's Folklife

Two-time Juno award-winning banjoist and composer Jayme Stone performs folk, jazz and chamber music while both defying and honoring the banjo's role in the world's music.
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