Room to Grow
Artists Daniel A. and Gert Walters find space to share and encourage creativity
The dream for Daniel A. Walters and Gert Walters is simple: to continue their work as artists, and to have Shi Yazhi Sage continue to be a sustainable business.
A Sanctuary for Self-Expression
Southwest Shootout Poetry Slam invites the best of the West
This week, Albuquerque welcomes slam poetry teams from all over the region to the 15th Annual Southwest Shootout Poetry Competition. Stellar poets from Colorado, Texas, California, Nevada, Arizona and—of course— New Mexico will be braving the spotlight in order to flex their metrical prowess for the public.
Courtesy of GRAFT
From Here to Eternity
Shitty Infinity opens at GRAFT
Taking on a culture of celebrity in the contemporary art scene, Shitty Infinity challenges how value is assigned to art, and do it with a sense of fun that underpins their core ideas.
Courtesy of Inpost Artspace
The Art of Music
The diverse creative modes of local musicians
Tom Guralnick unpacks this year's Musicians Making Art and the legacy of the exhibitions that happen in conjunction with the New Mexico Jazz Festival.
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.
Courtesy of the artist
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.
Image via Pixabay
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.