Alibi V.21 No.30 • July 26-Aug 1, 2012 
Some 19  th   century teens express their sexual longing through dreamy gazes ...

Performance Review

High School Heat

ALT’s lusty teen musical is uncoordinated yet awesome—kinda like your first time

Take a late-19th century German play about school children. Adapt it as a rock musical with a score by a ’90s folk-rock one-hit wonder. Mix generously with explicit themes of adolescent sexuality, and the result is going to to be highly unorthodox.

Book Review

Piloting the Apocalypse

Peter Heller navigates a grim future in The Dog Stars

The Dog Stars

The future is miserable in the pages of post-apocalyptic fiction. The Dog Stars, author Peter Heller's scenario of what nightmares may come, is no exception. Heller's vision is utterly terrible; that grinding-monotony-of-loneliness-punctuated-with-violence kind of terrible.

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Culture Shock

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Glamour Profession

Che Malambo

The powerhouse, all-male Argentinian dance company brings its thrilling percussive dance and music spectacle celebrating the art of the Gauchos.
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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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Grand Art

Art Along the Rio Grande

A one-day art fair showcasing the cultural heritage and ecological significance of the Rio Grande Valley with local artists, tours of the refuge, city nature challenge events, live music, food trucks and kids' activities.
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Jung Lied for You

10th Annual Vocal Artistry Art Song Festival: Das Lied

Hear the final concert and see the award-winners during the closing event.
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