Arts & Lit
 Alibi V.28 No.41 • Oct 10-16, 2019 
Elisa Bustamante-Paulk

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Zebra Couture

The Fashion of Balloon Fiesta Launch Directors

“In the land of color, black and white rules,” or so say the Zebras of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. Like the yellow shirts on an aircraft carrier, nothing takes flight without a firm go ahead from the Zebras. After all, it’s all fun and games until someone gets hit in the head by a descending balloon.

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Waiting Out the Anthropocene

The Poetry of Refugia by Kyce Bello

Refugia is not the excitable alarm we often find in works about climate change, but rather a beautiful reflection of the calm and matter-of-fact persistence of people that have already endured plenty over the centuries from the climate in New Mexico.
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Found Objects

This week, check out Laura Robbins: A Sense of Place, Readings, Mamma Mia! and Confusionite Sediment.