Alibi V.18 No.52 • Dec 24-30, 2009 
Agnes Martin, “Play,” 1966

Culture Shock

Season’s Wishes

Though this week of the year—the filling in our Christmas and New Year’s cookie sandwich—is brimming with social engagements, there’s little in the way of public performances. It’s a hard time to be an arts writer, especially when one of the only events happening this week includes said arts writer, a writer who’s terribly uncomfortable with self-promotion (the event rhymes with Schmurch of Schmetoven; that’s all I’ll say).

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The Vortex. Safe as houses.
Erin Adair-Hodges

Art News

The Code Talkers

Fire department calls Burque theaters on safety issues

Lt. Skip Navarrette wants citizens to know that the Albuquerque Fire Department’s primary aim is education: the prevention of injury and loss of life through shared information, community awareness, and general understanding of safety rules and regulations. And he embodies this objective. Though his regular workweek spans Monday through Thursday, Navarrette volunteered his Saturday morning in the name of comprehension. But the lesson is neither as catchy, nor as straightforward, as “stop, drop and roll.”

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Painter Uses Speed as Tool for Art

Speed Painter Tim Decker

Prepare to be amazed as this speed painter whips up masterpieces in minutes.
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Courtesy of the Santa Fe New Mexican

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¡Globalquerque! is Go!

¡Globalquerque!

This year’s festival brings three stages of music from five continents over two nights with educational workshops, activities and performances.
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Image via Pixabay

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Your Ice Float Awaits, Sir

Senior Moments

A fast-paced musical romp touching on the many aspects of aging with a cast of six actors.
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