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V.26 No.1 | 01/05/2017

Event Horizon

Fire, Meet Rooster

Saturday, Jan 14: Dances from the Dynasties: 2,500 Years of Dance

By Megan Reneau [ Fri Jan 13 2017 11:00 AM ]
Ring in the upcoming Chinese Year of the Rooster by attending a traditional Chinese dance performance.
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V.26 No.2 | 1/12/2017

Sonic Reducer

Little Simz Stillness in Wonderland · Various Artists Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta · J. Cole 4 Your Eyez Only

Alibi staff writer Robin Babb reviews releases by J. Cole and Little Simz while also investigating a compilation of groovy African music.
V.25 No.52 | 12/29/2016

The Daily Word in Trump Supporters, Gorrilaz and Smart Hairbrushes

By Megan Reneau [ Wed Jan 4 2017 11:35 AM ]
The Daily Word

Republican senators have introduced an amendment (again) that would limit congressional terms.

Move aside, Kim K, here's the original selfie queen.

Industry weed is the biggest thing since the internet. Really.

Would you be surprised if I told you Trump supporters find Vladimir Putin more likable than President Obama?

The Gorillaz celebrate women musicians with a mixtape.

“PMS” aka, another misdiagnosis of women's medical issues.

In the market for a new hairbrush? How about The Hair Coach, a smart hairbrush from L'Oreal?

Tune into the next episode of definitely fucking not

V.25 No.51 | 12/22/2016
Summon
Eric Williams Photography

Music Interview

Summoning Summon

Local hip-hop artist invokes music, magick and madness

By Geoffrey Plant
Alibi music correspondent Geoffrey Plant and local hip-hop wizard Summon speak together in arcane tones.
V.25 No.50 | 12/15/2016
Big Daddy Kane in concert
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Music Interview

Hello Mr. Soul

A raw conversation with Kane

By August March
Alibi music critic August March tells about interviewing celebrities as a preface to his killer conversation with illustrious rapper Big Daddy Kane.
V.25 No.48 | 12/01/2016

Event Horizon

Twirling Skirts of Tradition

Saturday, Dec 10: Mariachi Christmas

By Nina Ferrell [ Fri Dec 9 2016 2:00 PM ]
Ring in the holiday season with exuberant music and dances from Mariachi Juvenil Aztlán and Ballet Folklórico University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
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Event Horizon

“The bigger the crime, the greater forgiveness.”

Friday, Dec 9: Simon Gronowski

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Dec 8 2016 10:00 AM ]
Hear the harrowing expierence of the Belgian holocaust survivor and jazz pianist followed by a performance and a question and answer session.
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V.25 No.49 | 12/8/2016

Sonic Reducer

Justice Woman · Bruno Mars 24K Magic · The Weeknd Starboy

By Robin Babb
Alibi music writer Robin Babb goes all pop with reviews of new recordings by The Weeknd, Justice and Bruno Mars, for crissakes.
V.25 No.48 | 12/1/2016
Dr. Larry Abramson
Photo by Justin Morgan

Music Interview

Rocanrol Recovery

Local doctor uses music to address opioid crisis

By August March
We chat with Dr. Larry Abramson, guitarist and healer, about rock and roll, addiction and recovery.

Sonic Reducer

The Awakening Orchestra Interlude: Atticus Live! The Music of Jesse Lewis · Rudy Royston Trio Rise of Orion · Summon Anumals

By Geoffrey Plant
Alibi record reviewer Geoffrey Plant continues his awesome as hell jazz odyssey while taking a momentary diversion to examine the dark wonder that is Summon.
V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016

Event Horizon

Folk Christmas

Sunday, Nov 27: Christmas Is A Funny Thing

By Megan Reneau [ Sat Nov 26 2016 10:00 AM ]
Nationally touring musical storytellers Bettman and Halpin perform the world premiere of their newest holiday show.
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Event Horizon

Dance of the Dead

Saturday, Nov 26: Dia De Los Muertos Burlesque • Gwendolyn Steele • Lucy Diamonds • Perla Foxxx • Gabby O

By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Nov 25 2016 10:00 AM ]
Enjoy performances from the local dance troupe Dirty Deeds Burlesque while raising funds for Casa Q.
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V.25 No.47 | 11/24/2016

Sonic Reducer

Childish Gambino "Me and Your Mama" · NxWorries Yes Lawd! · A Tribe Called Quest We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service

By Robin Babb
New releases by NxWorries, Childish Gambino and A Tribe Called Quest!
V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016
Felix Peralta and David Barclay Gomez of Felix y Los Gatos
Courtesy of the artist via Facebook

Aural Fixation

The Cool Cats

Felix y Los Gatos bring it

By August March
Felix y Los Gatos have seen it all and they’ve probably played it all too, from infectious party rock to intuitively formed, precisely executed zydeco.
The Gretsch G6120 Chuck Atkins Hollowbody Electric

Gift Guide

Anyone Can Play Guitar

With prices like this, at least you can dream

By August March
This holiday season, think about the gift of the guitar!
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