Alibi V.27 No.13 • March 29-April 4, 2018 
Mohsin Hamid

Culture Shock

Finding a Way to the Future

Author Mohsin Hamid discusses transience, migration and the power of story

Mohsin Hamid, author of Exit West, talks of nostalgia, navigating the loss of things you care about and imagination providing optimism for the future.
Yjastros
The National Institute Of Flamenco

Art News

Dance Dance Revolution

Yjastros 32 brings contemporary flamenco to the NHCC stage

Yjastros' flamenco pieces showcase modern takes and movements integrated with foundational phrases and techniques.
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Celeste

Steam Genius

Celeste

Simple 2D platformer raises the bar for indie developers

Despite its simple appearance and main character Madeline’s limited moveset, Celeste ends up an incredible experience, which explores the super-difficult platformer genre just as well as it does themes of anxiety and isolation.

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Baby, Hold on to Me

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

See the longest running show in Chicago history. A rapid-fire showcasing of 30 pieces performed in 60 minutes.
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Hung Like a Seahorse

Hung Like a Seahorse: A Comedic Foray into Real-Life Transgender Adventure

Laugh, cry and feel uplifted with this stage show about transgender life, written and performed by Quinn Alexander Fontaine.
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Sonic Sponges

Galactic Sound Bath

Feeling a little unkempt spiritually? Listen close: Collective Frequency has something to clean you right up. This Sunday, Aug. 26 the group hosts a galactic sound bath at Tortuga Gallery. Using crystal bowls and harps, a xylophone, tang drum, chimes, gongs, rainsticks and more, the group guides visitors through a sound healing session that aims to tap directly into your DNA through the mystical frequencies created. An hour and a half—from 6:30 to 8pm, ought to have you stepping out into the night feeling cleansed. At $10, this sound bath will recharge you better than getting sloppy drunk at a bar show, and with none of the hangover.
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