Alibi V.23 No.18 • May 1-7, 2014 

Arts Feature

From Cell to Screen

Orange Is the New Black’s Piper Kerman on prison, sensationalism and sex

Kerman went from rich girl to convict when she was sentenced to 15 months at a federal women’s correctional facility in Connecticut. She recounted her experience in the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, later adapted into an award-winning Netflix original series.
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Buy yourself a little house, and then display it with "Starvation Peak Days End," oil on canvas. Heavenly!
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Frank McCulloch

Culture Shock

OFFCenter gets (Albu)quirky; Placitas Library needs labyrinth help; and FREE COMICS! in this week’s bracing dose of Culture Shock.
Jessica Helen Lopez at Bookworks in April 2014
Swimming with Elephants Publications

Poetry News

Albuquerque’s New Poet Laureate is Radical

Burque’s got a new Poet Laureate and she’s not afraid to drop an F bomb.

Book Review

Short on Story

Education in Albuquerque casts light on a neglected corner of city history—but does it make the grade?
Image by Dorothea Lange

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Remember This

Voces & Manoa in Braceros: How We Remember

Join two of the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Summer Institutes for Youth programs, Voces and the Manoa Project, as they are joined by the Arizona-based Safos Dance Theater for Braceros: How We Remember at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on Saturday, June 22 at 2pm. Through dance and movement, teens explore the migrant labor program that brought over two million Mexican laborers to the U.S. for short-term work in the Forties, Fifties and Sixties. For more information on this free, all-ages event, see nhccnm.org.

 

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