Alibi V.20 No.36 • Sept 8-14, 2011 
“Bandita” by Pablo 77

Culture Shock

Arts editor Summer Olsson collects a series of 9/11-inspired poems.
“Bandita” by Pablo 77
photo courtesy of the artist

Gallery Preview

B-Boy Brings Brazilian Culture to Burque

After a nine-month hustle in the streets of São Paulo, Santa Fe DJ and artist Pablo 77 (aka Pablo Ancona) will debut FUNK TERRA:Sao Paulo...in ABQ! The collection of mixed media, photos and music reflecting his time in Brazil opens at the art gallery and boutique El Chante: Casa de Cultura.
Steven Arntson
Heather Mathews

Author Interview

You Can’t Escape The Wikkeling

Kids’ novel is engaging and spooky for adults, too

Young Henrietta doesn’t have much going for her. She’s squat, pimply and flushes easily. She ranks lowest in her class and is easily the least popular kid in the school. Yet this is the heroine of Steven Arntson’s The Wikkeling. In a brusque paragraph toward the beginning, Arntson tells the reader she will not become beautiful, find a cure for pimples or discover she’s actually a princess. He kindly suggests that if one wants a book of that nature, any school librarian can help.

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