Alibi V.27 No.15 • April 12-18, 2018 
New Mexico Salsa Congress

Culture Shock

Dancing in the Streets

New Mexico Salsa Congress offers a wide variety of dance experience to the city

In response to the salsa scene stagnating, the New Mexico Salsa Congress formed to expose, educate and instruct New Mexicans in Latin dance.

Book Review

Beyond Ink and Whiskey

Leslie Jamison's newest work is full of feeling and analysis that leads the way to truth

The heart of Leslie Jamison's The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath is the grip of alcohol, its reputation as the literary choice of romantic self-destruction. It's not so much the substance itself so much as “the surplus of mystical properties” that people assign to it.
Gina Beavers examines the way we look at, and present, the world and ourselves
Gina Beavers

Arts Interview

Internet Famous

Artist Gina Beavers renders social media as high art

In recent years, Gina Beavers has explored imagery culled from the internet and rendered in realistic acrylic paint, providing us with a different eye on ourselves and the ways in which we express ourselves, even in the most casual forums.
Image courtesy of Finding Neverland the Musical

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Lost Boy, Super High and Belting Showtunes

Finding Neverland

The incredible story behind one of the world's most beloved characters, Peter Pan.
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There Will Be Blood

In the Blood

A contemporary urban satire inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter.
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Image courtesy of the City of Albuquerque

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Sowing Seeds for Next Year's Harvest

Winter Solstice Seed Mandala

An annual community art-making event to celebrate the coming of the winter season. Gather for the creation of a mandala using different kinds of grains and seeds to feed migratory songbirds.
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70 Years of Soul

Blind Boys of Alabama

Hear gospel classics, Christmas tunes and other gems from a 70-plus-year career.
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