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V.26 No.3 | 1/19/2017
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Chad Danger Lindsay

Culture Shock

Painting Soul into the City

Sign painter Chad Lindsay dusts off an ever vibrant art

By Maggie Grimason
Starting with hot rod pinstriping, Chad "Danger" Lindsay developed the methodical focus and technical detail needed for sign painting.
V.26 No.2 | 1/12/2017

Culture Shock

The Journey into Self-willed Lands

Writer Sean Prentiss searches for Edward Abbey and home

By Maggie Grimason
Alibi Arts and Lit Editor Maggie Grimason explores Edward Prentiss’ new book on Edward Abbey.
V.26 No.1 | 1/5/2017
Friends of the Orphan Signs transform abandoned signs into art
Eric Williams Photography

Culture Shock

Substance in Decay

Friends of the Orphan Signs re-imagine the abandoned along Route 66

By Maggie Grimason
Orphan Signs along Route 66 resonate artfully
V.25 No.52 | 12/29/2016
Galas de la Sol’s first mural located at 1024 Fourth Street SW in Barelas
Galas de la Sol

Culture Shock

History Lessons on City Walls

Galas de la Sol paints the stories of women of color

By Maggie Grimason
Galas de la Sol is a coalition of female muralists who are putting up public art that emphasizes the work and lives of women of color from the Southwest.
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V.25 No.51 | 12/22/2016
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Jesse Rieser

Culture Shock

A Map of Joy

Photographer Jesse Rieser explores the many ways Americans celebrate Christmas

By Maggie Grimason
Christmas in America: Happy Birthday, Jesus explores the many ways in which people articulate their joy.
V.25 No.50 | 12/15/2016
Corpus Arts library
Corpus Arts

Culture Shock

Long May You Run

Corpus Arts marks one year with a series of benefits for Standing Rock

By Maggie Grimason
Corpus Arts marks one year with a series of benefits for Standing Rock.

Arts Interview

Compassionate Anarchy

Adam Burnett delivers a piece that's “part monologue, part magic act, part drag show, part karaoke”

By Maggie Grimason
Adam Burnett delivers a piece that's “part monologue, part magic act, part drag show, part karaoke.”
V.25 No.49 | 12/8/2016
We the People
Chaz Bojórquez

Culture Shock

Getting Free

Idris Goodwin's notes toward liberation through imagination

By Maggie Grimason
SHOUT-OUT Redux revisits a collaboration, when Chaz Bojórquez created a mural in response to a series of poems about Albuquerque by Idris Goodwin for the original SHOUT-OUT. This time, Goodwin will craft spoken word in response to existing work by Bojórquez.
V.25 No.48 | 12/1/2016
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XYZ Snapper

Culture Shock

Four Years of Fandom

Albuquerque's anime convention is all about finding connection

By Maggie Grimason
No matter how shy or outgoing you are, it's easier than ever to join the party and connect with others of your fandom.
V.25 No.47 | 11/24/2016
Eric Idle
Eric Idle

Culture Shock

“Always Face the Curtain with a Bow”

Eric Idle and John Cleese reunite once more

By Maggie Grimason
The audience should expect something completely different than Monty Python “best of's” at the Kiva Auditorium for John Cleese and Eric Idle's tour.
V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016
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Indigenous Comic Con

Culture Shock

Embrace Your Inner Indigenerd

The first ever Indigenous Comic Con

By Maggie Grimason
This Comic Con promises to articulate diversity and push back against the historicization of Indigenous people not just in comics, but in the media at large.
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Gift Guide

Creative Currency

Local wares to feel good about giving or receiving

By Maggie Grimason
Albuquerque abounds with decidedly not boring artists, craftspeople, organizations, spaces and local businesses that can make your most exciting holiday wishes come true.
Jumping Man and Puddle
Aidan O'Hara

Art Magnified

A is for Art

Auction exposes high school students to the art world

By Sara MacNeil
Local educators have come up with an option for arts programs that are coming up short.
V.25 No.45 | 11/10/2016
Georgia O’Keeffe
Tony Vaccaro

Culture Shock

To Georgia, on her 129th Birthday

The legacy of O'Keeffe endures

By Maggie Grimason
The persona of Georgia O'Keeffe can't be ignored when discussing her legacy.
Rafael Estévez

Art Magnified

Yjastros 31 to Feature Fresh Choreography

Company performs new and surprising works

By Sara MacNeil
Live performance is not about what you can buy, but a type of engagement that television doesn’t provide.
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