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V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015
SWRT

Stage Whispers

By Blake Driver

House specialty

Blake Driver wrassles with the latest melodrama from SouthWest Rural Theatre Project and a luscious local rendition of Puccini’s La Bohème.
V.23 No.45 | 11/6/2014
AirDancers Tasha Books, Monica Demarco, Christina Cavaleri and Zachary Sears
Joanna Furgal

Arts Feature

Gravitating Toward Flight

Other Worlds transports dance to new realms

By August March
An unearthly new show from AirDance New Mexico revels in the strangeness of distant worlds, other dimensions and intriguing characters.
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V.23 No.42 | 10/16/2014
Radicles
Photos by Kelsey Paschich

Arts Feature

Body, Sun, Wind and Rain

Radicles releases dance from its staged confines

By August March
When a seed germinates, the radicle emerges. Choreographer Lisa Nevada begins where life begins and reconnects dance to its natural roots.
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V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
Get in touch with your body and clean your floors!
photo courtesy of Keshet

Stage Whispers

Cuckoo for Gaga

Learn a liquid-limbed dance language at Keshet and get fired up for the 5th Latin Dance Festival this weekend.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Ballet de Jalisco won’t judge you for eating peanuts in your underwear
photos courtesy of Ballet de Jalisco

Arts Feature

Face Your Tulle-Wrapped Terrors With Ballet Pro Musica

By Gail Guengerich
Fear not the pirouettes! Gail Guengerich explains why anyone can enjoy ballet.
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V.23 No.23 | 6/5/2014
La Lupi

Art Scenester

After a Silence, Flamenco Speaks Again

By Franchesca Stevens
Flamenco’s “tremendous sensitivity” once again shines at the 27th annual Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque.
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V.23 No.17 | 4/24/2014

Culture Shock

By Lisa Barrow

Feed the pyre

A local mag for creatives, a little yellow suitcase that leads to a personal journey and commemorating the Holocaust through dance—scope a world of ABQ arts with Culture Shock.
V.22 No.45 | 11/7/2013

Stage Whispers

Upward mobility

From dance in the air to down-home drama, Stage Whispers highlights performance arts worth watching.
V.22 No.34 | 8/22/2013
Alan F. Beck

Culture Shock

By Lisa Barrow

Get your plague on

From va-va-voom to vermin, Culture Shock highlights the week’s artworld finest.
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V.22 No.23 | 6/6/2013

Culture Shock

He’s got character, enigmatically simple and dance dance la revolución

By Lisa Barrow

He’s got character

Get an art-smart jump on your week with Culture Shock. Khaled Hosseini reads, clay artist Andrew Van Assche’s new show opens and Festival Flamenco Internacional dances onstage.
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V.22 No.20 | 5/16/2013
Erika Osborne’s “Looking for Moran,” 2012
By Lisa Barrow

Old-timey livin’

This week is your chance to travel in time, see how dance can fuse with film and take in a thought-provoking art exhibit that explores man’s imprint on the natural world.
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V.22 No.17 | 4/25/2013
2012 Miss Indian World talent competition
Derek Mathews

Art Preview

Powwow Power

Gathering reps Native culture

By Leah Sneider
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V.21 No.24 | 6/14/2012

Arts

Confessions of a King

By Sam Adams [ Thu Jun 14 2012 2:48 PM ]

For this week’s arts profile, writer Blake Driver interviewed “Lawrence Welk Show” dancer Cissy King. She shared insights about Welk’s famous ability to butcher a phrase, and talked about her transition from the Hollywood spotlight to doing community theater here in her hometown. Check out the above video to see what King was up to roughly half a century ago, then go see her in Albuquerque Little Theater’s Singin’ in the Rain this weekend.

Courtesy of Cissy King

Arts Profile

Ballroom Blitz

The beat goes on for dancer Cissy King

By Blake Driver

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V.21 No.23 | 6/7/2012
Pastora Galván
Courtesy of Festival Flamenco

Music to Your Ears

By Jessica Cassyle Carr

Twenty-Five Years of World-Class Flamenco

In 1987, UNM's College of Fine Arts partnered with the National Institute of Flamenco (located Downtown on Gold) to found the Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque. Now in its 25th year, the week-long silver jubilee—and observation of New Mexico's Spanish ancestry—is bustling with activity.
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