Alibi V.28 No.47 • Nov 21-27, 2019 
Michael McCormick

Arts Interview

Crafting Jim Henson’s Vision

An interview with puppeteer and creature creator Michael McCormick

As part of the Albuquerque Museum’s new exhibit opening this Saturday, The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited, Michael McCormick (puppeteer and creature creator that worked with Jim Henson on some of his most memorable productions including The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth) will be introducing The Dark Crystal at a film screening followed by a Q&A. Weekly Alibi sat down with McCormick in his Albuquerque home to talk about his work with Jim Henson, the craft of puppetry and the creatures he created.
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The monotypes of Paula Panich on display at Hartford Square Café.
Photo by Clarke Condé

Art Magnified

Serendipity at the Wheel

The monotypes of Paula Panich

Falling somewhere between a painting and a print, the monotype is really neither. Paula Panich uses the monotype technique to embrace imperfection and the freedom that comes from chance.
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The faces of YouTube stardom

Comedy Matters

YouTube Duo Dominate Media, Stage

Rhett & Link are ready to take Kiva by storm

From talk shows to podcasts, music videos and more, Rhett & Link have been keeping things fresh and always staying a step ahead. We were lucky enough to get a chance to talk with them before their upcoming show.
The Assassination of Fred Hampton
courtesy of the artist

Found Objects

See So This Is Art, some other well-hyphenated-title art, learn tale of Francis Gary Powers and meet Jeffrey Haas, author of The Assassination of Fred Hampton.
Image by Pat Berrett


Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh

La Estrella: A Flamenco Story of the Kings' Quest

This production features weaves flamenco dance and music, villancicos, Spanish regional dances, Escuela Bolera, African dance and Las Posadas into an unforgettable holiday story.
Image courtesy of Broadway World


Happy Enough


Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage, gets a chance at a fresh start and must find the courage to seize it.