V.27 No.49 | 12/6/2018
Land art students forge connections between species, places, people
An eight-week experience in land art of the American West brought artists to different sites throughout the Southwest, including the headwaters of the Rio Grande, the Taos Gorge, the Greater Chaco region and the border region between Arizona and Mexico.
V.27 No.48 | 11/29/2018
Courtesy of Mothership Alumni
Art for All
Mothership Alumni's Paganology and beyond
Joel Brandon is the lead at Mothership Alumni, a loose collective of artists that has, in the past nearly 3 years, hosted almost 20 different art shows and is producing the upcoming Paganology exhibition.
Courtesy of Hosho McCreesh
Books and Bags
Local releases first novel, Chinese Gucci
Hosho McCreesh illuminates some of his process, ideas, influences for Chinese Gucci.
V.27 No.47 | 11/22/2018
Courtesy of Plume
A Muse in the Mailbox
Plume offers inspiration for writers in monthly subscription boxes
Plume holds that if you can just be writing—even if it never gets published, even if no one ever reads it—you will have benefited from the process.
Fool Me Twice
Hocus Pocus creates another year of magic
For 30 years Danny Cole has been refining his craft and creating original illusions. Before curtains are drawn this Saturday, Cole explained the allure of magic, and what he hopes to create in this show, called Hocus Pocus.
V.27 No.46 | 11/15/2018
Courtesy of Q-Staff Theatre
Place Through Performance
Promenade takes viewers out of the theater and into the city
“Each performance is developed in the city where it is,” Promenade's stage director explains. “There is no pre-formed script, it is very artist-driven.”
New exhibition asks where our values are
Debtfair looks at how New Mexican artists' debt stacks up against other Americans and how it affects their work.
V.27 No.45 | 11/8/2018
The Wonder Land of Yesterday
Modern Albuquerque investigates the city's architectural past
Modern Albuquerque currently regularly hosts two walking tours to introduce visitors and locals alike to modern architecture in the city, where new materials, new methods, new designs became symbolic of a departure from the era of World War II.
Courtesy of Two Worlds
The Power of Story
Two Worlds brings the stories of women of color alive on stage
Telling My Story: Bridging Two Worlds gathered and workshopped stories from women of color to perform them on stage. Before its opening, Kim Gleason told Weekly Alibi about the importance of this project and Two Worlds' mission.
V.27 No.44 | 11/1/2018
Infidel and Inclusivity
Image title raises the bar for mainstream stories
Infidel makes its stand first and foremost as a bone-chilling ghost story with tension so masterfully paced, you will be hard pressed to put it down.
It’s international theater in the heart of ABQ
Ahead of Teatr-Pralnia's premiere performance, members of the troupe exchanged some emails with us about the meaning of “TseSho?” and what it feels like to share it with the world.
V.27 No.43 | 10/25/2018
Rosa Maria Calles
Stories Never Die
Doña Sebastiana rides on in the work of Ray John de Aragón
In Haunted Santa Fe, Ray John de Aragón makes a very conscious attempt not just to deliver thrills, but to provide the historical context of these stories.
V.27 No.42 | 10/18/2018
Running with the Pack
Writer Amy Irvine honors, challenges and rethinks Desert Solitaire
With humor, wisdom and a sense of urgency, Amy Irvine uses Edward Abbey's Desert Solitaire as a jumping off point to assess the current state of the world, to expose the very human error of the literary heroes on dusty pedestals, and to reinsert many of us back into the narrative.
Courtesy of Duke City Story Slam
A classic form gets a modern update via Duke City Story Slam
October's Duke City Story Slam will bring to the stage lore on the theme of “Yikes!” in anticipation of Halloween.
V.27 No.41 | 10/11/2018
Eric Williams Photography
Octofair 2018 brings deeper collaborations, experiences
From their adorable brick storefront, The Octopus and the Fox sells the work of local creatives, from kitschy embroidery to fine jewelry to bath products and housewares.