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V.26 No.8 | 2/23/2017
The Witch Who Came in From the Cold
Serial Box

Culture Shock

How Do You Take Your Fiction?

Serial Box delivers novels that fit into people's lives

By Maggie Grimason
Serial Box's subscription sends one “episode” per week, each installment designed to provide a 40-minute reading experience that fits into people's lives.
V.26 No.7 | 2/16/2017
Indigo Ignited
Samuel Dalton/Indigo Ignited

Culture Shock

Anime Ignited

Albuquerque's “Indigo Ignited” bridges worlds with Japanese production

By Maggie Grimason
David Pinter and Samuel Dalton are developing the first American anime, produced with top-tier talent from both Japan and the States.
V.26 No.6 | 2/9/2017
Katie Farmin, Jasmine Bernard, Haley Henson, Liviana Rodriguez, Juliana Myers, Somah Haaland, Rhiannon Frazier, Eboni Thompson
Kim Carlozzi

Culture Shock

Strength in Fragility

Our Glass Figures examines trauma through performance

By Maggie Grimason
Instead of erasing the fullness of women's identity by highlighting trauma, Our Glass Figures aims to empower and educate.
V.26 No.5 | 2/2/2017
Olivia Hubert and Greg Willerer
Kathleen Hensley

Culture Shock

The Unsettling of America

Author Mark Sundeen profiles farmers on the fringe in his newest book

By Maggie Grimason
Sundeen illustrates for readers how possible—not easy—but how definitely possible, it is to live in accordance with one's convictions.
V.26 No.4 | 1/26/2017
“Leaving Kabul”
Zahra Marwan

Culture Shock

Translating Memory in Eight Languages

New book series explores the stories of refugee children

By Maggie Grimason
A new book project fronted by Danielle Hernandez and Zahra Marwan seeks to explore the stories of refugee children.
V.26 No.3 | 1/19/2017
please wipe your goddamned feet
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
Santa Claus playing pool
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
Cosplay at Con-Jikan 3
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.
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