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V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016
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Rise and Rezonate

Saturday, Apr 30: Rezilience Indigenous Arts Experience

Learn about Indigenous art processes. More than 60 Indigenous artists and art-related professionals representing the US, Canada and Latin America participate.

The Daily Word in Star Wars, Solar Power and Oddball Imagery

The Daily Word

Not all Internet-born relationships are doomed. If you're as lucky as this surreal pair of artists you'll find a brain as bizarre as yours. Love awaits in strange photo ops involving distortion and creepy props. Compatibility at its finest.

How does one accidentally run a half-marathon? Ask this 12-year-old.

Ever seen Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds? Fictional, right? That's what I thought, too, but don't be fooled. Behind the beady black eyes of ravens and crows are brains just as clever as chimpanzees'. I'm not saying they're planning an attack but be prepared.

One thing that Donald Trump is exceptionally good at? Playing the victim.

Thousands of animals lovers sign a petition to ban tourists riding elephants after one in Cambodia falls to his death.

A team of 5 and 6-year-olds takes home a trophy taller than themselves for winning a competitive chess competition.

I guess a bad economy (not, I don't know, slowly killing the planet) is justifiable reason for workers to quit pumping oil and switch to working with renewable resources.

Internet conspiracies are abuzz, but all we can do is wait. The only certainty: Star Wars Episode VIII is gonna be... different.

Meadows

A Troubling Sort

Weekly Alibi's own resident artist Rob M has decided to release his very first comic strip entitled "Meadows". You can check it out in the paper if you're a more tangible cat, but here's a web version for your viewing pleasure. A troubling sort...a meadow out of time...

V.25 No.15 | 04/14/2016

The Daily Word in Global Warming, Dinosaurs and Golden Toilets

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A message in a bottle is discovered after 98 years of floating at sea.

The Science Guy bets a pretty penny against bodybuilder and nagging critic Joe Bastardi that the Earth is—wait for it—actually getting warmer.

Speaking of the well-being of our planet, the key to saving it might be a global transition to a vegan diet.

Apparently, “Boaty McBoatface” fails to denote even an inkling of seriousness as the new name for the U.K.'s new $300 million research vessel.

Everything is connected, even grammar and sick beats.

Humans aren't the only species who could use prosthetic limbs. A duck who lost his feet to frostbite is walking again, thanks to a 3D printer.

Lines to the restroom at one of New York City's most popular museums might be a little longer than usual pretty soon. The Guggenheim Museum is about to install a completely functioning 18-karat gold toilet designed and sculpted by artist Maurizio Cattelan.

Asteroid? Volcanic eruption? Scientists propose a new theory on how dinosaurs went extinct.

The Daily Word in Big Macs, Animal Sex and Rappers in the White House

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President Obama decides its time to sit down for a talk with America's truly important figures.

Turns out excessive fast food consumption is linked to infertility, especially in men. Sorry boys, but if you want to have kids, put down the whopper.

Apparently poodles are a real turn on for some people but don't have sex with your girlfriend's dog. Just don't.

If you see a guy dragging an ATM with a rental truck, know this: he stole both of those things. Only in Albuquerque, am I right?

She got knocked down but she got up again. Nothing, not even the Boston bombing, kept this persistent woman down.

Bacteria does serve a purpose- art supplies for the nerdy.

Stealthy snake pretends to be an eight-legged insect as a ploy to catch a bird. You just can't trust anyone these days.

V.25 No.14 | 04/07/2016
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Event Horizon

Water Shoes Not Required

Sunday, Apr 17: Down in the Bosque Opening Reception and Talk

Artist Alan Paine Radebaugh discusses his work.
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016

Arts

Finding a Contemporary Voice

The Legacy of Lloyd Kiva New and IAIA

Taking a Fritz Scholder group portrait of IAIA faculty and the legacy of the institution's first artistic director, Lloyd Kiva New, as starting points, Finding a Contemporary Voice: The Legacy of Lloyd Kiva New and IAIA includes work from the New Mexico Museum of Art's collection by IAIA faculty and alumni from the 1960s to the present such as Scholder, Neil Parsons, T.C. Cannon, Melanie Yazzie, Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie and Will Wilson. The exhibition opens Saturday, May 21, 2016 and runs through Oct. 10, 2016. The Museum of Art's free to the public exhibition opening is on Friday, May 20 from 5.30 to 7.30pm.

Finding a Contemporary Voice complements concurrent exhibitions at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (A New Century: The Life and Legacy of Cherokee Artist and Educator Lloyd "Kiva" New) and the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Art Lloyd Kiva New: Art, Design, and Influence. All three exhibitions and associated symposia, lectures and other events celebrate the centennial of Native American artist Lloyd Kiva New's birth by focusing on key aspects of his significant contributions to contemporary Native culture.

New (Cherokee, 1916-2002) encouraged looking at innovative techniques and forms as a path to creating contemporary indigenous art. IAIA's founding in 1962 intersects with a significant moment in the history of western art when ethnicity and culture, political ideology, feminism, and the inclusion of personal narratives became legitimate forms of expression in mainstream contemporary art. IAIA's early years were also an era of consciousness raising and civil rights movements in the United States. Native American self-determination was a major issue for many indigenous artists.

Enough time has passed that the early days of IAIA, looking back half a century now, can be historicized and examined in greater context. The institution was founded during a period of great change and spurred shifts in how indigenous artists viewed themselves and their art, paving the way for Native American artists to take their place in the global contemporary art field. Looking at the issues of identity still being raised in contemporary Native American art, it is clear that the artwork of the 1960s and 70s began a conversation that continues to this day.

V.25 No.13 | 03/31/2016
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Event Horizon

Stuff Your Face

Saturday, Apr 9: Great New Mexico Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival

Enjoy a day of fun, gourmet cuisine and local and national craft beers all in one place. Live music and face painting also onsite.
V.25 No.14 | 04/07/2016

The Daily Word in Rembrandt, Junkies and Smash Mouth

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Look at this “new” Rembrandt painting.

Hillary just got Berned allll sick, huh?

This interview is FLAWLESS.

This Italian documentary about addiction looks super intense (and great).

Do extreme videos online really affect children?

This local man told the police the dead man found in his apartment had just told him, “he wanted to kill some people.”

How to make a Philosopher’s stone, by Isaac Newton.

Gad DAMMIT, Tumblr, WHY???

V.25 No.13 | 03/31/2016

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The Daily Word in High Times 2.0 and the Isle of Wight National Poo Museum

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A brief history of the Frito Pie.

High Times has plans that basically ape Playboy's '60s expansion into nightclubs and merchandise but with frito pie ... I mean marijuana.

The Coalition of Concerned Citizens to MakeArtSmart has filed a request for an injunction to stop the controversial Central Ave corridor ABQ Rapid Transit project.

New Mexico Attorney General has cleared the last of the fifteen behavioral health providers of any wrongdoing.

Donald Trump, who is 100 percent scarier without his tan, has a balls to the wall plan that would virtually guarantee both the destabilization of the Mexican state and Mexico paying for Trump's border wall.

The Prime Minister of Iceland resigned in the wake of the Panama Papers data dump.

A National Poo Museum has just opened on the Isle of Wight.

V.25 No.12 | 03/24/2016
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Event Horizon

Plumbing the Depths

Saturday, Apr 2: Dahl's Best Seat in the House Art Contest

Toilet seat art contest benefitting Albuquerque and Rio Rancho art students.
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016
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Event Horizon

Is Home Here?

Sunday, Mar 20: Stories and Songs: Immigrant and Refugee Artists

A performative talk with artists and cultural workers who have made their home in Albuquerque.
V.25 No.9 | 03/03/2016
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Dreams

Dream Blog #353

A Visit to France

A dream of France, sunshine, Willem Dafoe and opera.

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R-e-s-p-e-c-t

Saturday, Mar 12: Women as Creators and Keepers of Tradition

A weekend of events. See the Zuni Olla Maidens dance, meet family members of great Acoma potter Lucy Lewis and explore artwork by a three-generation dynasty of Pueblo painters.

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The Daily Word in Hulk Hogan vs Gawker, ransomware vs Apple and RIP Mr. Mushface

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Kari Brandenburg will not seek another term as Bernalillo County District Attorney.

Some UNM officials support the Rapid Transit project. Voice your opinion at tonight's public meeting inside the Convention Center.

Supertramp-related 9/11 conspiracy theory. With Masons.

A man has been charged as the shooter in the 2014 execution of a nine year old Chicago boy.

It's day two in the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial.

See whether you can tell if this obit for an internet animal sensation is satire or not.

Surprise! The British are binge drinkers.

Gun lobby claims silencers should be easily accessible in order to prevent hearing loss.

A handful of Mac users have been affect by "ransomware".

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