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V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014
Vortex board president Marty Epstein welcomes a full house on opening night.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Arts Feature

Art in the Black

Vortex Theatre finds new home for charming opening play

By Nora Hickey
Big changes afoot for Vortex Theatre: a new location, plus a great new play by Steve Martin.
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Welcome to the low-wage economy. L to R: Marina Sage, Margie Maes, Carolyn Hogan (seated), Colleen McClure
James Cady

Stage Whispers

Negligible wage

America’s working-class struggles take center stage in Nickel and Dimed, plus The Jammer is on its way with some violent, glorious roller derby.
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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

Cuckoo for Gaga

Learn a liquid-limbed dance language at Keshet and get fired up for the 5th Latin Dance Festival this weekend.

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V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Big flood = the perfect time for a boat ride?
courtesy of Kevin Fedarko

Culture Shock

By Lisa Barrow

Reckless endangerment

Adventure runs high, Hamlet goes for the testosterone, and vintage baubles keep things pretty in this week’s Culture Shock.
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V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
Actors Neil Faulconbridge, Benjamin Liberman and Harry Zimmerman have a word or two …

Stage Whispers

By Ian Wolff

In a Biblical sense

The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged), Sticky Rice and An Operatic Trilogy For Families present theatergoers with a slew of entertainment options.
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V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
CC BY Harald Groven

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: May 22, 2014

By August March
From agency scandal to teevee mythos to political contestswhat do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Test your recall with the Weekly Alibi pop quiz.

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V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014
Shining lives from left to right: actors Katie Becker Colòn, Amelia Ampuero and Wendy Scott
Rick Galli

Arts Theater Preview

Radiant Dreams

By Elisa McGovern
These Shining Lives, by award-winning playwright Melanie Marlich, tells the story of women employed to apply radioactive paint to watch dials in 1920s Chicago.

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V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
Ken Ansloan as Joan Crawford
Photos by Russell Maynor

Art Theater Preview

Mommie Dearest She Ain’t

The life and times of screen legend Joan Crawford get a drag makeover

By Kristi D. Lawrence
The latest show by Albuquerque’s popular drag troupe The Dolls pays tribute to a complicated star, her fabulous wardrobe and her incredible career.
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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 dancescope a world of ABQ arts with Culture Shock.
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