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Gallup establishment named ‘Hotel of the Year’

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Comfort Suites makes finalist in two categories; wins Top HAT award

The turnout for the 2018 New Mexico Top Hospitality and Tourism Awards, held Nov. 8 at the Santa Ana Star Casino and Hotel in Bernalillo, was “amazing” this year, Kenneth Riege, general manager of the Comfort Suites in Gallup, told the Sun Dec...

Diné Winter Fest celebrates language, culture

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12th annual event brings out students from around the county.
Photos by Cayla Nimmo

‘Green Book’ hits the right notes

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Rating: ««« out of ««««

Running Time: 130 minutes

It has been more than two decades since filmmaker Peter Farrelly co-wrote and co-directed the hits Dumb and Dumber and There’s Something About Mary. In the time since, the quality of work produced has been, well, not quite as stellar.

The past decade alone has seen spotty output from the filmmaker that includes titles like Hall Pass, The Three Stooges, Movie 43 (which I absolutely hated) and Dumb and Dumber To. So when it was announced that his latest feature was generating positive buzz, this reviewer couldn’t help but be suspicious.

Inspired by a true story, Green Book is an early ’60s set drama/comedy that follows...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Dec. 7, 2018

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Wow, it’s time for a massive edition of highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Just about every genre is represented, with major studio hits and smaller independent features from around the world. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

A Bag of Marbles - This France/Canada/Czech Republic foreign-language production follows a pair of Jewish brothers at the outset of World War II. As Nazi forces invade their town, the boys go on the run to avoid capture and persecution. Reviews for the movie were generally good. Some didn’t find it as thrilling or have the impact of titles with a similar...

Traditional artist tells stories through earth, hands

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Ingham Chapman Gallery takes part in Native American Heritage Month

The University of New Mexico-Gallup hosted an artist demonstration showcasing Pueblo pottery artist Clarence Cruz of Ohkay Owingeh Nov. 13.

Ohkay Owingeh, also known as San Juan Pueblo, is one of the 19 New Mexico pueblos and is located 75 miles north of Albuquerque.

The pottery demonstration held in Gurley Hall Commons was part of Native American Heritage Month, during which the campus featured various events associated with Native American culture. The demonstration was free and open to the public.

Cruz, who is Tewa and a graduate of UNM with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art and a Master of Fine Arts, is...

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