V.24 No.50 | 12/10/2015
Er Ma Gerd! Berbbles!
Friday, Dec 18: New Bubbles Exhibit Opens
Explora gets bubbly with its new exhibit, Curious Bubbles/Burbujas curiosas.
V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Do you believe in ... theater?
Bathe yourself in culture with Bless Me, Ultima, A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Tim Robbins and the April Placitas Artists Series.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
We can do it!
Harwood Art Center packs an unbelievable amount of art into one stunning night, plus one rogue accountant and one NYT-bestselling author.
V.24 No.5 | 1/29/2015
Unfolding Our Hometown Map
Massive citywide exhibition navigates Albuquerque’s art trajectory
Take a guided tour of On the Map, the huge citywide art exhibition in which all paths lead to ABQ.
V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014
Scope eye-popping exhibits and applaud national acclaim for a local poet—this week in Culture Shock.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
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.29 | 7/17/2014
MAS Attack Ready to Blitz the Albuquerque Art Scene
Artists need admirers, and no one admires art more than other artists. That’s the driving force between a one-night-only Mutual Admiration Society.
V.23 No.26 | 6/26/2014
The nekkid eye
Journey into the exposed heart of Burque’s artworld with a celebration of the body, a drama about family and poetry to scare zealous patriots.
V.23 No.25 | 6/19/2014
Pigments and Ailments
Group exhibit grapples with illness and survival
Tenacity and optimism shine from the dark heart of artwork inspired by life-threatening disease.
V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
Their Hearts Into Art
Incarcerated students’ work exhibits ingenuity and passion
Where Juli Cobb teaches, the school uniform is orange, the attendance rate is almost perfect, and the atmosphere can be stressful, to say the least.
V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
Light Looking Back
With their indefinite lines and smoothed-away textures, pinhole photographs hearken to a long-ago time. But Poetics of Light brings the technology firmly into the 21st century.
V.23 No.14 | 4/3/2014
Brooklyn Museum, gift of Mrs. L.H. Shearman
What to Wear in New Spain
Behind Closed Doors peeks into the fashion and elitism of the past
Conspicuous consumption isn’t new. Behind Closed Doors at the Albuquerque Museum explores how the privileged upper classes of New Spain wanted others to view and revere them.
V.23 No.6 | 2/6/2014
Denise Weaver Ross
My Heart Is in the Trees
And under a giant sea bird
Temporarily unemployed people fend off boredom in various ways. Some of us learn how to play “Hava Nagila” on the ukulele and bang out the entire five seasons of “Friday Night Lights.” Others fashion an elaborate 18-foot albatross from cardboard in their parents’ living room.