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V.27 No.33 | 8/16/2018
Credence Clearwater Revisted
Jeff Dow

Music Interview

A Band That Travels

Creedence Clearwater Revisited keeps on rollin’

Weekly Alibi chats with CCR’s Cosmo Clifford about rocking out, bayou style.
Greetings from the End of the Earth
Sara MacNeil

Arts Interview

Pre-Apocalyptic Sentiments

Local artists react to climate change

Beneath the dome skylight of the gallery, artists Justine Ortiz, Mike Ortiz and Kris Mills show sculptures of bizarre creatures that provoke grief for the planet’s seemingly inevitable doom.

Music Interview

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Tub

Bubble Bath Records is here to empower and educate artists

Adam Wood picks the brain of Bubble Bath Records founder John Maestas.
Courtesy of Bubble Bath Records

Music Interview

Maestas’ Melting Pot

Talking community, heritage and breakfast burritos with Juan Tigre

The continuation of a scintillating conversation.
V.27 No.32 | 8/9/2018

Food Interview

Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz, the Kitchen Curandera

Ruiz talks healing communities with food

We talk to Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz about her career, “superfoods” and using food as medicine.
Michelle Otero
Courtesy of Michelle Otero

Arts Interview

Words of Praise

Albuquerque's newest Poet Laureate

Poet Laureate Michelle Otero talks about how poetry can shape civic life by illuminating the lives of others.
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Emerson Corley
Corey Yazzie

Music Interview

Emerson, Frank and Bobby

Vocal legends get local treatment

Emerson Corley and Entourage: EJazz cooly cover Sinatra and Darin for 2018’s last Jazz Under The Stars concert series.
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V.27 No.31 | 8/2/2018
Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd of The Flaming Lips
George Salisbury

Music Interview

The Flaming Lips and August

OKC Art punks on the way to Taos for the Vortex

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips talks about career longevity, his bandmates and controlling our own lives.
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The Mariposa Music Collective, (L-R): Kira Gone, Kyle Molina, Chris Brennan, Christi Sanchez and Alex Paramo
Eric Williams Photography

Music Interview

Globo de Sonidos

Mariposa Music Presents World Beat Spectacular

There’s a globe’s worth of new sounds out there and that ain’t just hot air from a pretty balloon.
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Jeph Jerman
Jeph Jerman

Arts Interview

Secret Sounds

The audio art of Jeph Jerman

For several decades, Jeff Jerman has been delving into the mysterious potential of the matter that surrounds us, culling sonic qualities from his collection of discarded and unexpected instruments.
V.27 No.30 | 7/26/2018
Save the Food ad
Ad Council

Food Interview

Food Waste Stops Here

A chat with Andrea Spacht on Save the Food campaign

While food waste is a systemic problem that will require large-scale solutions, those solutions start with the individual decisions we make on a daily basis. Robin Babb speaks with Andrea Spacht about the Save the Food campaign and its origins.
Poet Chelsea Bunn hosts reading at South Broadway Library
Courtesy of Chelsea Bunn

Arts Interview

Free Verse

Chelsea Bunn unpacks the power of poetry

For many, poetry feels inaccessible. As a teacher, Chelsea Bunn hopes to share that poetry doesn't have to be “abstruse or inaccessible,” but instead a vehicle to find greater understanding of both ourselves and the world around us.
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V.27 No.29 | 7/19/2018
Axis Bold
Courtesy of Inpost Artspace

Arts Interview

The Art of Music

The diverse creative modes of local musicians

Tom Guralnick unpacks this year's Musicians Making Art and the legacy of the exhibitions that happen in conjunction with the New Mexico Jazz Festival.
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V.27 No.28 | 7/12/2018
A moment captured from the celebration of the Voices from the Margins opening in New Delhi, India
Sarah Wilkinson

Arts Interview

Traveling for Truth

Voices from the Margins fosters collaboration between New Mexico and New Delhi

We chat with organizer Sarah Wilkinson and artist Adam Gutierrez about Voices from the Margins, a group show by exchange students in Albuquerque and New Delhi, India.
V.27 No.27 | 7/5/2018
Mike Trujillo and Roman Barham
Eric Williams Photography

Music Interview

Arise, Rockers, Arise

In conversation with Mike Trujillo and Roman Barham

August March chats with Mike Trujillo and Roman Barham of ARISE Music and Coffee.