Alibi V.20 No.41 • Oct 13-19, 2011 
“"Drawn to Nature 2—Balance”

Gallery Review

Tale Feathers

Stories from a bird's-eye view at New Grounds Gallery

Adabel Allen speaks through birds. Her gravure works on display at New Grounds Gallery, Emergence, use the avian subjects as muse and protagonist, and the effect is both sentimental and whimsical—not to mention visually stunning.

Book Review

Old School, Old Hat

Carolyn Cooke’s novel is a study in jumbled nostalgia

Writer John Bear dissects Daughters of the Revolution, a book about a private school in New England during the ’60s.
Cameryn Moore
Caleb Cole

Culture Shock

Sex and slam poetry go together like latex and lube. That’s why performance artist Cameryn Moore—known for her fearless sex plays "slut (r)evolution" and "Phone Whore"—created Smut Slam, a touring event that puts fornication in a public and poetic context.
Image courtesy of the artist

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Learn to Work the Sax

Miguel Zenón Quartet

The Grammy Award nominated, Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow and saxophonist brings his unique voice as a composer and conceptualist, perfecting a mix of Latin American Folkloric music and jazz.
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Image by George Williams

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P.T.SS.D.

DeliKateSSen

The play touches on anti-semitism and friction through the lens of delicatessen owners and their past traumas.
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Image by Jason Quigley

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Fitter, Happier

Portland Cello Project

Portland’s premiere alt.classical group brings a huge, orchestral ensemble including brass, percussion and guest vocals by Patti King, that performs a night in homage to Radiohead.
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