V.24 No.21 | 5/21/2015
Books Where Is Edward Abbey? The search for an environmental hero's final resting place Author Sean Prentiss discusses his haunting new memoir about searching for the secret grave of Edward Abbey.
V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
Book Review Radical Quest and Loss All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West One worked from within the establishment while one sought to overthrow it. David Gessner finds a deep love for the American West in the work of Wallace Stegner and Edward Abbey.
V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
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all works by Julie Suzanne Brokken Arts Feature This Life Is But a Dream, or a Magic Show The harmonious art, poetry and photography of Julie Suzanne Brokken Julie Suzanne Brokken’s art juxtaposes fanciful elements—everything from Rio Grande river water to encaustic wax—in uncanny ways.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
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Culture Shock Haiku in a paper sash This week’s dose of local culture gives us an unusual fusion of paper art and haiku, dry produce artified and a one-man play celebrating the great conservationist Aldo Leopold.
V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
Wherein Alibi readers write—about violence in Albuquerque, the brutality of boxing and the environmental apathy of baby boomers.
V.22 No.49 | 12/5/2013
Book Review Breaking Green Two young adult novels grapple with being green in a world intent on destroying itself.
V.22 No.45 | 11/7/2013
courtesy of Quivira Coalition Arts Feature Adaptation and the Environmental Beat Poet-activist Gary Snyder lands in Albuquerque At the Inspiring Adaptation conference, Gary Snyder explores land ethics as only a Pulitzer-winning poet could do.
Jay Esposito Spotlight Tuning Into Environmental Hip-Hop New songs about green jobs, alternative energy and better air quality hit the ’hood A new wave of green hip-hop is challenging America’s food systems and our relationship with nature.
V.19 No.10 | 3/11/2010
Joanna Furgal Performance Review In Good Conscience Tricklock’s one-woman Waste Her Juli Hendren may not have sought to change our perceptions of violent activism when she started composing Waste Her , her new one-woman show playing at Tricklock Space . But she clearly intended to explore how people move from enthusiasm to extremism, and why they come to view destruction as the only viable solution to the world’s ills. Inspired by the real-life exploits of the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) between the early '90s and the early Naughts, Hendren conceived of Waste Her after reading Outside ’s September 2007 interview with Chelsea Gerlach . Art The Art of Christmas: New Mexico Style Saturday, Dec 16: 10am-5pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Approximately 430 handmade ornaments from over 125 New Mexican artists, collected by the Duran family. Runs through 1/7.
Art Holiday Toy Drive and Craft Workshop Saturday, Dec 16: 1-5pm FUSE Makerspace
Make laser cut reindeer, 3D printed ornaments, screen printed ugly sweaters, and more. Reservation recommended. Donate an unwapped gifts.
Kids Stories by the Fireside Saturday, Dec 16: 5pm Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Kids experience the age-old tradition of hearing stories by the fire as well as making and decorating Christmas ornaments.
Stage Constellations Saturday, Dec 16: 7:30pm Desert Rose Playhouse
Beekeeper Roland meets quantum physicist Marianne at a friend's BBQ where they immediately connect.
Stage Love Loss and What I Wore Saturday, Dec 16: 8pm Aux Dog Theatre
Hilarious, poignant and popular monologues and ensemble pieces about how women's clothing documents history through memory and storytelling.
Comm Winter Solstice Seed Mandala Sunday, Dec 17: 11am-noon Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Create a mandala made of different kinds of grains and seeds to feed migratory birds.