Gallup Sun

Wednesday, Nov 14th

Last update07:36:38 PM GMT

You are here: Community

‘22 July’ is among the year’s most powerful films

E-mail Print PDF
This movie is currently available for viewing on Netflix.

Over the years, writer/director Paul Greengrass has made many a film based around real-life incidents, including Bloody Sunday, United 93 and Captain Phillips.

His latest is 22 July, a dramatization of the horrific 2011 Norway attacks that left 77 dead. While the...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Oct. 12, 2018

E-mail Print PDF
As always, it’s another busy week with plenty of intriguing Blu-ray and DVD arrivals. 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!

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot - This biopic tells the story or cartoonist John Callahan, an alcoholic and paraplegic who eventually began finding a creative outlet in his art and whose work became a regular fixture of a Washington newspaper. The drama follows the man before and after his life-altering car accident. Reviews were generally good for the feature. Everyone found the lead performance impressive. A percentage complained that this real-life story had...

Beauty in the Everyday

E-mail Print PDF
Artist Irving Bahe paints  the blessings in life

What we might call “dreary, rainy” or “too hot” days, Irving Bahe sees as beautiful inspirations for painting.

Originally from Twin Lakes, Bahe is a Diné artist who sees the extraordinary in the ordinary, whether good or bad. He’s painted everything he can get his hands on since he was a child, and he said, back then, he thought drawing came naturally to everyone. He soon realized this wasn’t the case.

“I thought everyone could draw, I didn’t know it was certain people that could draw,” he said, laughing. “After I realized that it wasn’t a natural thing for everyone, I soon realized it was a...

Gallup receives six finalist nominations in state Top HAT Awards

E-mail Print PDF
The City of Gallup announced Oct. 1 it received six finalist nominations for the New Mexico Hospitality Association’s annual Hospitality and Tourism Awards.

The Top HAT Awards celebrate those who have done exceptional work to elevate the travel, tourism and lodging industry in New Mexico. The Gallup finalist nominees include:

Best New Event Finalist: Best in Show Night 2017 sponsored by Emerald Tanner in partnership with Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial and gallupARTS/ART123 Gallery.

Best Print Campaign Finalist: 2018 Gallup Visitors Guide by the Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce, the Gallup Journey, and the City of Gallup Tourism and Marketing Department.


Stop and smell the metaphorical flowers

E-mail Print PDF

ART123 exhibit features 14 local artists

Stop and smell the metaphorical flowers at gallupARTS Oct. 13 through Nov. 6 with Art All Around Us. The show is composed of works by local artists and held at ART123 Gallery.

An opening reception will be held Oct. 13 from 7-9 pm.

Find the beauty in everyday objects, occurrences, landscapes and city scenes with the help of 40 pieces, ranging from painting to photography to collage to found object assemblage to sculpture to drawing by 14 local artists.

For more information about gallupARTS and ART123 Gallery, visit www.galluparts.org. ART123 Gallery is on Facebook at  ART123Gallery.

Page 6 of 227