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Gallup cleanup group plans for Earth Day

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‘A CLEAN GALLUP’ aims to beautify the city

With the proliferation of disposable items like empty bottles and plastic bags, it’s easy for litter and garbage to pile up. One group of Gallup citizens is looking for ways to do their part and reduce that load, through community involvement and organized pick-up...

A Quiet Place delivers strong performances, a few gasps

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Rating: ««« out of ««««

Running Time: 90 minutes

An excellent cast can sometimes be the difference between a project that doesn’t suspend disbelief or come together, and one that sends chills down the spine. A Quiet Place offers a minor twist or two on the creature feature formula. However, the cast sells the material so well that one can overlook its shortcomings fairly easily. Despite a few questionable tropes simply designed to put the leads in danger, the movie delivers the goods and is an effective little scare flick.

The story is set in a deserted small town and farm, following a family as they anxiously wander through the area in their bare feet. Lee (John Krasinski)...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for April 6, 2018

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It’s time for another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. There’s a good mix of well-known and completely unexpected independents arriving on shelves, giving renters plenty of choice. 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!

Beast of Burden - In this drama, a pilot with connections to a drug cartel flies to Mexico for one last cocaine delivery. Not only is his life in danger from his dangerous employer but federal agents are pressuring him to squeal ... and he must complete his mission to protect his significant other from being targeted and even executed. Unfortunately, the press...

Gallup silversmith reflects on his past

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Artist overcomes addiction to find success in art, business

Located at 310 E. Mesa Ave. is a squat, non-descript white brick building with the words “PRIVATE ESTABLISHMENT” emblazoned upon the front door.

The yard is very tidy and you would never know that it’s a business if it wasn’t for the sign that reads, “The House of Stamps & The House of Lyndon.”

On March 2, Lyndon Tsosie, 49, won the best of class award for jewelry and lapidary at the 60th Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market in Phoenix.

Tsosie entered a silver and turquoise concho belt titled, “Nilchih Dine’é” (Air People) for the competition, an intricate piece with each concho stamped in a...

New Mexico Humanities Council awards 10 grants

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Funding for library, natural history museum, filmmakers

ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico Humanities Council awarded 10 grants to non-profits around the state, totaling $55,000 in funding.  The organizations receiving the grant awards will match them with more than $184,969 in in-kind contributions. These grants help promote and advance discussions in their respective topics, promoting community conversations and civic dialogue to take place at each public program.

With the assistance of the New Mexico Humanities Council, these programs are offered to the public free of charge or at a minimal entrance fee.

The New Mexico Humanities Council supports these non-profit organizations...

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