Arts


V.26 No.42 | 10/19/2017
George Sandoval
Kate Livingston

Culture Shock

All the Good to Come

In the workshop and beyond at Fathers Building Futures

Fathers Building Futures delivers more than a physical object in each of their pieces and the services they provide. It’s a direct buy-in to a better community and a vote in favor of freedom for everyone in it.
Choreographer and dancer Erika Pujič comes to SHIFT Dance Festival
Kelsey Paschich

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The Language of Dance

Rendezvous with dancer and choreographer Erika Pujič at SHIFT Dance Festival

We interview Erika Pujič about dance and the pieces she's bringing to SHIFT Dance Festival.
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V.26 No.41 | 10/12/2017

Culture Shock

More than Misdirection

The magicians at Max's Magic Shop and Theatre deliver moments of the impossible

Max's Magic Shop has, under several different names and under multiple owners, delivered moments of the impossible to Albuquerque for 40 years. That's a tremendous track record that testifies that there is an enduring audience for this performance art, and that their will always be people who love the craft enough to make sure that it survives here.
V.26 No.40 | 10/5/2017
Tomas Moniz
Tomas Moniz

Culture Shock

Freedom of the (Small) Presses

Ariel Gore and Tomas Moniz visit ABQ Zine Fest Seven

Ariel Gore and Tomas Moniz have carved out a niche for their distinct approach to exploring and opening the dialogue on family and radical parenting, while simultaneously making room to grow their other writing practices.
V.26 No.39 | 9/28/2017
creepy and cute
Angela Oster

Culture Shock

Spooky Meets Cute

Angela Oster vamps it up at Stranger Factory

Cute and spooky is a thread that has been running through Angela Oster's life for some time, and it's something she chases in her ethereal works of art, a selection of which will be on display at Stranger Factory.
V.26 No.38 | 9/21/2017
Etkie team
Etkie

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Bead by Bead

Etkie firmly plants its feet in Downtown Albuquerque

At Etkie, Diné artists design and create jewelry with an eye on the broad, modern market (including fashion hubs like New York, Paris and Tokyo) but still connect with tradition.
V.26 No.37 | 9/14/2017
A preview of an installation created by local artist Reyes Padilla
Beth Ashley

Culture Shock

SOMOS Albuquerque

New celebration gathers community Downtown to annunciate all that we are

SOMOS is a day-long event that aims to highlight our community in five distinct arenas: entertainment, cuisine, arts & culture, economic development & technology and family.
V.26 No.36 | 9/7/2017
Some of Alex Branch's water collection at home in New York City.
Alex Branch

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Ships Not at Sea

The work of NYC artist Alex Branch's residency at Sanitary Tortilla Factory

Over the course of six weeks Alex Branch will design, source materials for and build an acoustic vessel that will make its home, for a time, at Sanitary Tortilla Factory.
V.26 No.35 | 8/31/2017
Moth Migration Project
Suzanna Sbarge / 516 ARTS

Culture Shock

Fly By Night

The “Moth Migration Project” lands in downtown Albuquerque

Hilary Lorenz put out a call asking for individuals to make paper moths and mail them to her to so she could arrange them together in a massive installation of 40,000 moths—the number of moths a grizzly bear can eat in a single day.
V.26 No.34 | 8/24/2017
Frida Kahlo and Juan Farill, 1951
by Gisel̀e Freund courtesy of Frida Kahlo Museum

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Frida Kahlo Through the Lens

Her “battlefield of suffering” illumined in 241 photos from her private collection

In her work, Kahlo was able to continually realize and remake the power of pain. In her life, she stands as a figure of immutable strength and on her face, her “battlefield of suffering” is reflected back to the viewer.
V.26 No.33 | 8/17/2017
3-D printing
Craig Goldsmith

Culture Shock

Something for the Makers

Spoiler alert: We're all makers

The Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire will host soldering stations, “Take-a-Part(y)” courtesy of Quelab, and stations where visitors of all ages can explore things like rocket building, block printmaking, puzzle and maze design, a seed library, local history, rug crafting and much, much more.
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V.26 No.32 | 8/10/2017
Isiah Yazzie, Danger K Varoz and Sheridan Johnson get the scoop on "The New Mexico Inquisition"
courtesy of “The New Mexico Inquisition”

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The Good News

“The New Mexico Inquisition” fights injustice with jokes

As they sift through the hours of footage and run through the endless jokes that could be made at someone's expense, the team of “The New Mexico Inquisition” explicitly aims above the belt.
V.26 No.31 | 8/3/2017
American Spice
Jon Pearson

Culture Shock

The Gallery on Gold

Albuquerque's only micro-gallery brings multimedia art to the streets

Pacific Exhibits is a site to support artists in a unique and highly visible way, viewable 24/7 by anybody.
photo
Eden Lai

Art Preview

From the Darkroom to the Light

Latent Image Collective's Ongoing Conversation

In photography the latent image is one that has yet to be developed on the film strip. The image is registered with light; it just hasn't been called forth yet. It is this process of development that inspired the start of Latent Image Collective.
V.26 No.30 | 7/27/2017
Brennan Foster and Shawn Boyd do all the heavy lifting in the two man show, Greater Tuna.
Ryan Dobbs

Culture Shock

Greater Tuna Pokes Fun at Small-Town Texas Life

‘80s play still frighteningly relevant today

While Greater Tuna’s main agenda is to poke gentle fun at the ignorant ways of the small-town people of Texas, it also takes time to acknowledge some of the things to be appreciated about such towns.
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