Alibi V.21 No.14 • April 5-11, 2012 
Ahora y Cuando

Art News

SmArt Phone

City documents massive collection of public works with mobile app

You’re waiting for your hair appointment at a Downtown salon, and as usual, you’re staring at your iPhone. You open the Museum Without Walls application you just downloaded and hit the “search using current location” button. A list of nearby works of public art pops up, and your heart flutters.

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Sunshine and rainbows it ain’t.
Jim Cady

Performance Review

Dramatic Despair

Meta play evokes savagery in Adobe’s Is Life Worth Living?

The sleepy Irish town of Inish suddenly bursts with the grotesque. Where hotel clerks and housewives once salivated at the thought of a scandal for the simple fact that they had never witnessed one, the streets are rampaged with suicide pacts, attempted murder and the unearthing of old wounds.

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“The Joy Joy Market” by Richard Maitland

Culture Shock

First Friday Gallery Guide

If you need an alternative to sitting at home with your cat and watching reruns of "The Golden Girls" on Friday night, I've got four. There are some promising art shows slated to open on April 6.

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Let’s Mess with Texas

Greater Tuna

Brennan Foster and Shawn Boyd play over 20 of Tuna, Texas', eccentric inhabitants from gun-clubbers to church ladies.
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Sharing Refuge

PhotoVoice

Refugee students discuss and showcase their personal histories through photography.
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April Hartford

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Holding Moments Still

Transgender: One Person’s Journey Opening Reception

Photographer April Hartford leads viewers into an immersive exploration of gender dissonance and transition portraying the inner psychological journey as much as the outer one. Runs through 10/7.
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Major Mass

Quintessence 5th Annual Choral Festival Concert

A chorus of 100 and a professional orchestra perform Ludwig van Beethoven's Mass in C Major under the direction of Quintessence artistic director, Matthew Greer.
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