Alibi V.17 No.43 • Oct 23-29, 2008 

Culture Shock

The Portrait

In the classic novel by Oscar Wilde, Dorian Gray—sad the painting of himself would stay young forever as he grew old—gave his soul to switch fate with the picture. As his portrait aged, Dorian Gray stayed young. That is, until ...

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The cast of   The BFG   at Albuquerque Little Theatre
Alan Mitchell

Performance Review

It's My Party

The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) at Albuquerque Little Theatre

While the KiMo Theatre may not be home to a childlike poltergeist named Bobby, the Albuquerque Little Theatre is certainly host to a big friendly giant. Actually, The Big Friendly Giant (or The BFG) from the pages of Roald Dahl's beloved children's novel, adapted for stage by David Wood.

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Book Review

Becoming the Vampire

The Dead Travel Fast by Eric Nuzum

The Dead Travel Fast: Stalking Vampires from Nosferatu to Count Chocula

We are a world addicted to vampires. Goth or not, our superstitions and fears about vampires have their place in human history, and they continue to entertain our darker sides today. In his first book, The Dead Travel Fast, pop culture critic Eric Nuzum documents his epic, and naively hilarious, quest to single-handedly sort out the history and peculiar grip vampires hold on modern culture.

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That Toddlin’ Town

Chicago

Catch the timeless musical set in the roaring '20s with fabulous music and immortal staging by Bob Fosse.
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Get into the Groove

This is Your Brain on Dance

Great strides have been made in understanding the connection between dance and the brain since the mid-1980s when researcher Madonna Ciccone postulated that “you can dance for inspiration.” Get into the grooves (and folds) of your brain with the latest research as The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science brings contemporary theories on the impact of dance on the brain to the dance floor

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Periodical Pursuit

SouthWest Writers' Class: Writing for Magazines

Published author Melody Groves presents tips for taking assignments and developing ideas for magazine writing.
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