Alibi V.23 No.20 • May 15-21, 2014 
“El Susurro Pasado”

Arts Feature

Honoring the Hidden

Crypto-Jewish identity and tradition shine in new exhibit

Celebrate the intersection of Crypto-Jewish and Hispano life that has persevered for centuries behind New Mexico’s dusty backdrop in a lush new exhibit.
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Shining lives from left to right: actors Katie Becker Colòn, Amelia Ampuero and Wendy Scott
Rick Galli

Arts Theater Preview

Radiant Dreams

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.

Book Review

Urban Jungle

“An artist goes where there is work.” Gond artist Bhajju Shyam went to London and saw it like it’s never been seen before.
Image courtesy of National Museum of Nuclear Science

EVENT HORIZON ()

General Ripper Exceeded His Authority

Design Zone Exhibit

The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History unveils a new exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 1 and continues through April 26. Titled Design Zone, the new topical display features a somewhat ironic investigation into the processes that drive creation, especially in regard to video games, roller-coasters and EDM music. This exhibit was designed at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and it has a youthful, productive vibe to it. We get that. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists just announced that the hands on the doomsday clock were closer to midnight than ever. Even though nuclear power showed some promise in solving the world's energy needs, nuclear science still means the study of a type of war that would kill billions if put into action. Nuclear history equals the story of devising ever more efficient killing devices. It's wonderful to know citizens have a museum where they can learn all about that while also acquiring knowledge about the human creative urge. Admission to the museum, which is open daily from 9am to 5pm, ranges between $7 and $14. Go science!

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