Gallup Sun

Friday, May 25th

Last update12:03:11 PM GMT

You are here: Community

The Doobie Brothers rock New Mexico

E-mail Print PDF
Classic rock band still going strong after 40 years

Rock n’ roll spans eras and genres, connecting fans through the years. The history of rock was on full display at the recent Doobie Brothers concert held at Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque April 14. With fists raised high in the air, a sea of gray and white hair...

The Krank Daddies play Gallup before 4/20 Juggernaut performance

E-mail Print PDF
The Krank Daddies rocked Juggernaut Music April 17, when the Chicago-based rockabilly band’s “Rev It Up!” tour rolled through town.

Chops McClintock on guitar and vocals, Phil Inguy on standup bass, and RC Tellez on drums make up The Krank Daddies, who are best known for their 2014 track, “Johnny Cash Kicks Ass.”

Gallup fans were treated to raw, ripping rock and roll when the band came on to play.

The Krank Daddies sound is reminiscent of Reverend Horton Heat and throughout the performance Inguy twirled his bass and whirled his arms while McClintock cranked out solos atop of a steady beat of drums.

The band played “Run Little Baby,” “Jesus Used Me,” and “Johnny...

Super Troopers 2 still hasn’t grown up

E-mail Print PDF
Rating: « out of ««««

Running Time: 100 minutes

It has been 18 years since the release of the original Super Troopers, a cult comedy about an eccentric group of Vermont highway patrolmen and their bizarre antics. After many years and a successful IndieGoGo campaign, the Broken Lizard comedy troupe has returned for a follow-up that details the further adventures of these officers. While the events may still speak to fans, for the uninitiated this sequel is a rough ride that elicits few of the necessary laughs to earn a recommendation.

After being removed from service following a disastrous incident some time ago, the title characters have moved on to other pursuits. However...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for April 20, 2018

E-mail Print PDF
It’s time for another look at highlights coming your way on Blu-ray and DVD. There’s plenty to choose from, including a good mix of serious material and lighter fare. 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!

The Commuter - An insurance salesman commuting to work on the train gets himself embroiled in a criminal conspiracy after being approached by a mysterious woman. She quickly blackmails the passenger, forcing him to identify and set up a target before the end of his ride. This thriller received mixed notices, although it ultimately garnered more positive write-ups than negative ones...

GCS’s Karen Alexander awarded Teacher of the Month

E-mail Print PDF
Alexander teaches to the student, not the test

Karen Alexander, a seventh to twelfth-grade teacher at Gallup Christian School, is Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe’s  Teacher of the Month for April. Hailing from Weatherford, Okla., Alexander made her way to Gallup with her family and brought along her passion for teaching. She admitted to being surprised by the Teacher of the Month nomination and felt proud to see her hard work recognized by the community.

“I was a little bit shocked, I didn’t know of this program,” Alexander said. “I was like, ‘what, I was chosen out of all the teachers in Gallup!’ I’ve since learned how it works, that people can go in and nominate their...

Page 7 of 195