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A Day in the LIFE

Fifty years after JFK’s assassination, Hal Wingo looks back

Arts Valve Former senior editor of LIFE magazine, Hal Wingo remembers the afternoon of Nov. 22, 1963 vividly. He was working as a reporter in the publication’s Big Apple headquarters and was walking back from lunch.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Enrique Limón

A Toda Madre

Current exhibit bridges generational gap

Arts Valve It was a family affair on Sunday afternoon when Albuquerque-based muralist Leopoldo Romero and his student Felipe Tapia unveiled A Toda Madre, a joint exhibit of eclectic works at Santa Fe Baking Co.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Enrique Limón

Peace & Law

Photographer and activist Lisa Law has a vision—it involves LSD art

Arts Valve Now stripped of the hundreds of campaign stickers that covered every conceivable surface, Lisa Law’s midnight blue GMC Envoy sits incognito outside her home.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Enrique Limón

Hidden, Seeked

Axle Contemporary’s latest is a study in loss—and what you gain along the way

Arts Valve An air of serenity envelops Jerry Wellman. He is sitting inside the roving Axle Contemporary, the immersive gallery housed inside a retrofitted 1970 step van, which he’s manned with partner Matthew Chase-Dani...

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Enrique Limón

Willkommen, Bienvenue

Life is anything but a drag for the ladies of Jewel Box Cabaret

Arts Valve It’s Sunday afternoon and a heated debate is taking place inside the Maria Benitez Cabaret Theater at the Lodge. It involves the placement of a piece of sheer fabric during one of the acts of the upcoming s...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Enrique Limón

Waters Sheds

Director John Waters talks religion, popper parties and dildo babies

Arts Valve John Waters has several mantras, among them: “All young people need somebody bad to look up to…sort of a filth elder if you will.” Through his midnight films like Polyester, Pink Flamingos and Female Tr...

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Enrique Limón

Bloomin’ Group

New exhibit celebrates O’Keeffe’s lush period

Arts Valve For Cody Hartley, the director of curatorial affairs at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, it’s the calm after the storm. It’s a day after the unveiling of Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Enrique Limón

Buried Treasure

A bevy of artistic masterpieces lay in state at the NMMA’s vault

Arts Valve “This is the non-sexy space that visitors don’t get to see,” Michelle Gallagher Roberts says as she leads the way to the New Mexico Museum of Art’s sub-basement. It is there that a treasure trove of art...

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Enrique Limón

Va-va-vroom!

New gallery shifts into overdrive

Arts Valve Steve Charbonneau is a mechanic with a vision. “I’m just me,” Charbonneau says as he replaces a carburetor and fixes an oil leak on a 1961 Mercedes 190 SL inside his Arroyo Chamiso Corridor shop.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Enrique Limón

’Trotter of the Revolution

Erin Currier’s art is both sublime and politically charged

Arts Valve Mugshot-style printouts are taped to a wall in Erin Currier’s studio. They feature the faces of American anarchist Voltairine de Cleyre

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Enrique Limón
 
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