Alibi V.28 No.19 • May 9-15, 2019 
Fathers of the Wild River by Mitch Berg

Arts Interview

From the River to the Valley

The inspiration of Mitch Berg

Weekly Alibi sat down with Mitch Berg among the crumbling adobe, repurposed shipping containers and reclaimed scrap metal of his South Valley compound for a conversation about what brought him there.
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Bonsai tree awaiting the annual Albuquerque Bonsai Club show at ABQ BioPark
Photo by Clarke Condé

Art Magnified

A Dream of a Tree

The slow, considered art of bonsai

The Albuquerque Bonsai Club shares their work with the public in what has been one of the best-attended bonsai shows in the country.
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Submerged Halo by Angela Berkson
courtesy of the artist

Found Objects

Coming up there, Bard Crawl: Romeo and Juliet, All I Ever Had of You Were Shadows, Sum of All reception and Out of Doors: Acts of Ecology.
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General Ripper Exceeded His Authority

Design Zone Exhibit

The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History unveils a new exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 1 and continues through April 26. Titled Design Zone, the new topical display features a somewhat ironic investigation into the processes that drive creation, especially in regard to video games, roller-coasters and EDM music. This exhibit was designed at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and it has a youthful, productive vibe to it. We get that. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists just announced that the hands on the doomsday clock were closer to midnight than ever. Even though nuclear power showed some promise in solving the world's energy needs, nuclear science still means the study of a type of war that would kill billions if put into action. Nuclear history equals the story of devising ever more efficient killing devices. It's wonderful to know citizens have a museum where they can learn all about that while also acquiring knowledge about the human creative urge. Admission to the museum, which is open daily from 9am to 5pm, ranges between $7 and $14. Go science!

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Death? Then What?

Ana Pacheco: New Mexico Death Rituals

The author discusses the history of Christmas death rituals, roadside descansos, communal smallpox graves, Civil War memorials and more.
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It's Not Just For Breakfast Anymore!

Dosed: Screening and Psilocybin Mushrooms and Iboga Panel Discussion

Learn how underground healers are using entheogens to treat depression, anxiety and opioid addiction with psilocybin and iboga and view the award-winning documentary.
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Four Eyes

Niyaz: The Fourth Light Project

Who doesn't love a full sensory experience that challenges the mind? National Hispanic Cultural Center hosts an evening of immersive and groundbreaking multimedia that combines live music and dance performance with projection and body-mapping that responds to sound and movement in real time. Electroacoustic ensemble Niyaz presents The Fourth Light Project on Sunday, March 1 at 7:30pm. Onlookers also experience the words of legendary Sufi poets and ancient wisdom of Middle Eastern folk songs. Walk away from the philosophical adventure with a new outlook into the human depths. Tickets for this all-ages event range from $12 to $32.

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