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Youngest SITE exhibit artist hails from Gallup

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24-year-old Riege weaves the womb experience

In a city of quaint, adobe-clad architecture, and museums and galleries galore, SITE Santa Fe stands out from the crowd. Open since 1995, the landmark contemporary art organization, broadly known for its distinct and interactive exhibitions, won the prestigious Jeff Harnar...

‘Venom’ emphasizes bizarre comedy over action

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Running Time: 112 minutes

Another week, another superhero movie. At least, that’s what it feels like these days. For some time now, this reviewer has regularly complained about a certain sameness within what has been dubbed the “Marvel Universe.” Admittedly, most are well made movies, but for a time, they have also felt like something coming off an assembly line.

The new flick Venom marks an exception. It’s a very odd duck and one that might even be considered a black sheep in the Marvel cinematic family.

For this reviewer, that’s nothing to be ashamed of. Outcasts are often interesting even if they come across as a little, well...

‘The Sisters Brothers’ makes an impression with well-drawn characters

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Running Time: 121 minutes

Westerns are surely one of the biggest genre staples in cinema (certainly in this part of the world). There have been thousands upon thousands of tales of frontiersmen moving across the plains, fighting for everything from a slice of land and place to prosper, to revenge. That means there’s very little that hasn’t been seen before.

The Sisters Brothers attempts a different, more arthouse approach at the genre, taking the form of a character study and subverting some of the expectations of the Western formula.

Set during the Gold Rush of the 1850s, the two leads are a pair of brutal, sharpshooter assassins and siblings, Eli...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Oct. 5, 2018

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Hello, it’s time for another look at highlights coming your way on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s a very busy week with plenty of releases in a variety of genres. So if you can’t make it to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

The 12th Man - Based on a true story, this WWII drama made in Norway follows an English team of saboteurs who set out to fight Nazi forces in Scandinavia. When their boat is sunk, one man manages to get away. However, he is forced to journey to safety through the rugged mountainous wilderness with enemy soldiers on his tail. Reviews for this picture were quite strong. A few complained that it was a bit overdrawn and...

UNM-Gallup student named Udall Scholar

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The University of New Mexico-Gallup recently announced that Cobin Willie, a level 2 nursing student, has been awarded the prestigious Udall Scholarship. Willie is the first UNM-Gallup student to have received this designation and is currently the only recipient from New Mexico for this academic year.

Willie, a member of the Navajo Nation from To’hajiilee, was selected from among 437 applicants representing 209 higher education institutions.

The scholarship program, sponsored by the Udall Foundation, pays tribute to Morris Udall and Stewart Udall who spent their careers working on initiatives that impacted Native American self-governance, healthcare and environmental issues.


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