Category Archives: Art

American Dick

Dicks are fine, first of all. They have an important function. If we’re going to call it a “Man’s World,” if that’s really how it is, then we must acknowledge that the world runs on dick. Amarillo is a version … Continue reading

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Look at the Pictures: Mapplethorpe for the people

“Art is an accurate statement of the time in which it is made” –Robert Mapplethorpe    (Portrait of Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith, via artpedia.tumblr.com) So many turned down exhibiting his work, yet he still matters.  He brought eroticism into … Continue reading

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Transforming the Walk of Fame with #blacklivesmatter

People are making the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard famous for a different reason: it can also be a place for activism. (I think.) Activists have made some of the empty tiles into tributes to those who have been … Continue reading

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Best indie radio

   (Image: clipsuper.com) Is out of Taos and at least a hundred others but Taos is just one. So is Amarillo College. The former: One of the oldest and still the best. There are tons of good ‘uns out there. … Continue reading

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Texas Talks to Focus on Women

An upcoming lecture at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon will be centered on pioneering women in the history of the state. Continue reading

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Life In A Small Town

The AmarilloAlternativeNews Official Christmas Wish is for people to talk to each other in person this holiday. This blog endorses the idea of talking to people in person. What a great occasion to do so! It’s the holidays. Christmas, if … Continue reading

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Artist Call/ Amarillo Museum of Art Open

From their Facebook page: The AMoA Open is a unique initiative designed to give artists of all ages and levels of experience an opportunity to exhibit their work in a museum setting. It is open to any artist working in … Continue reading

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Standing Up to Terrorism in Richardson

In response to the Sony hack, the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Richardson, TX decided to show a film about Kim Jong Il, a 2004 satirical documentary instead of The Interview. Scheduled for December 27th, Team America has a good … Continue reading

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Life With Amarillo Ramp

(Art. Over on Glasstire.com.) http://glasstire.com/2014/12/11/my-life-with-amarillo-ramp/

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London’s Lost Female Subcultures of the Eighties

From Dangerous Minds: Not news but, there was a reign of girls in power (over themselves) in London in the 80’s. This needs to come back everywhere. Women should just go have their own gangs and subcultures. Yay, rebellious subgroups! … Continue reading

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