V.27 No.16 | 4/19/2018
Paper engineer Matt Shlian brings new work to Tamarind's Wonder Cabinet
We interview Matt Shlian about his work and the convergence of arts and sciences.
V.27 No.15 | 4/12/2018
courtesy of New Mexico Salsa Congress
Dancing in the Streets
New Mexico Salsa Congress offers a wide variety of dance experience to the city
In response to the salsa scene stagnating, the New Mexico Salsa Congress formed to expose, educate and instruct New Mexicans in Latin dance.
Artist Gina Beavers renders social media as high art
In recent years, Gina Beavers has explored imagery culled from the internet and rendered in realistic acrylic paint, providing us with a different eye on ourselves and the ways in which we express ourselves, even in the most casual forums.
V.27 No.14 | 4/5/2018
The Book of Mormon brings big questions and clever tunes to Popejoy
The Book of Mormon's sardonic dark hymns and absurd bits never cease to delight, but unexpectedly for many, the show doesn't approach the story with malice.
Artist nicholas b jacobsen shows us what we can learn from the natural world around us
What does being a rock look like to you? To artist nicholas b jacobsen the practice of being a rock is the practice of approaching a new understanding of yourself in stillness, and the world outside in all its busy-ness and all of its tranquility, too.
V.27 No.13 | 3/29/2018
Finding a Way to the Future
Author Mohsin Hamid discusses transience, migration and the power of story
Mohsin Hamid, author of Exit West, talks of nostalgia, navigating the loss of things you care about and imagination providing optimism for the future.
The National Institute Of Flamenco
Dance Dance Revolution
Yjastros 32 brings contemporary flamenco to the NHCC stage
Yjastros' flamenco pieces showcase modern takes and movements integrated with foundational phrases and techniques.
V.27 No.12 | 3/22/2018
The Life of a Hand Letterer
Calligraphy is far from dead at Silver Swirl Studios
While so much of the verbage we interact with today is computer-generated, the work of calligraphers and hand letters is still very much prized.
V.27 No.11 | 3/15/2018
New Views for Without Reservations
Ricardo Caté's cartoons deck the gallery walls at the IPCC
Santa Domingo Pueblo resident Ricardo Caté created “Without Reservations" to draw the world as he sees it and lend some perspective to non-Native viewers.
A Lit Weekend
Book your weekend at the ABQ Antiquarian Book Fair
For those of us who still thrill to turn the pages of a book or explore the faded terrain of old maps, the Albuquerque Antiquarian Book Fair—an annual exchange of antique and rare books, maps and other ephemera—is taking place once again.
V.27 No.10 | 3/8/2018
Teart Figur Kraków
Time for Revolutions
Annual international theater festival brings performance from around the globe to ABQ
Tricklock Company's Revolutions International Theatre Festival returns, once again to bring voices of young, experimental artists to the forefront.
Festival Ballet Albuquerque
The Story of a Dance
Dance phenom Jock Soto collaborates with legendary musician
World-renowned ballet dancer and choreographer Jock Soto's work will premiere during the Festival Ballet Albuquerque's Sacred Journeys, which will not only feature the legendary Soto, but the live music of another luminary, Robert Mirabal.
V.27 No.9 | 3/1/2018
The Art of Anti-Assimilation
Sister Spit brings QTPOC writing and art to The Tannex
Sister Spit's QTPOC Cruising the West tour artists are people of color, queer, trans, disabled, or fat—people normally not represented by mainstream publishers pandering to white women in the Midwest.
Entering the Void
Abrepaso's latest performance articulates the spaces in between
We talk to Abrepaso Flamenco's producer and artistic director, Alice Blumenfeld, about the themes in this weekend's premiere of Vacío/Void.
V.27 No.8 | 2/22/2018
The Muscle of Memory
Author Francisco Cantú discusses his work on the border
Francisco Cantú's mother warned him, "You must understand that you are stepping into a system, an institution with little regard for people."