Alibi V.21 No.50 • Dec 13-19, 2012
Performance Review Even Drag’s a Drag The Dolls’ holiday show lacks polish and shine The Dolls have been making a name for themselves since 1996 with their original material and drag-tastic interpretations. They're purported to be the crème de la crème of the Albuquerque drag scene. So it was a surprise and a disappointment to find their latest offering, Miss Mary Christmas , a bit of a mess. Culture Shock The Tan Can This week’s culture shock bring you highlights of some of the city’s best venues, exhibits and shows. Photo by Sachyn Mital Vieux Farka Touré
Often referred to as "The Hendrix of the Sahara," Vieux Farka Touré plays his captivating styles live.
Imag Courtesy of NM Jazz Workshop Son Como Son 25th Anniversary: A Retrospective Celebration of Salsa
Daniel and César Bauvallet celebrate the 25th anniversary of their musical partnership in this heartfelt tribute to their fans and the dancers of Albuquerque.
Art Collective Vision Exhibit Friday, April 20: 4-6pm New Mexico State Capitol
The exhibition features work from the faculty members of SFCC’s School of Arts, Design and Media Arts, many of them professional artists, designers and photographers.
Song & Dance Austin Piazzolla Quintet Friday, April 20: 7:30-9:30pm Historic Old San Ysidro Church
The tradition of nuevo tango continues through unique arrangements of Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla’s groundbreaking works, breathtaking original compositions and fiery improvisation.
Song & Dance Vocal Artistry Art Song Festival Sunday, April 22: 8am-8pm Simms Auditorium
Concerts, lectures, master classes and more featuring young singers and pianists from around the state and guest faculty from the top music schools in the country.
Words Artist Talk with Jane Lackey Tuesday, April 24: 5:30-6:30pm Central Features Contemporary Art
A talk with Santa Fe-based artist Jane Lackey about her work,
Shifting Pulse, an exhibition of atmospheric, large-scale works on paper. Art Making Africa Saturday, April 28: 9am-5pm Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Browse the work over 100 artists and designers working in cities throughout Africa. Runs through 5/6.