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Inspiring others through photography

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Hannah Manuelito uses photography to share her heritage

Specializing in portrait photography, fine art photography, and fashion photography, Diné photographer Hannah Manuelito uses these topics to inspire and tell others about her Navajo culture.

Manuelito, who is from Ganado, Ariz., graduated from Arizona State...

Coal Avenue Commons hosts final community workshop

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The Coal Avenue Commons project to re-design Coal Avenue in downtown Gallup as an event street and community commons is moving full steam ahead!

After many idea-generating and feedback-gathering conversations and meetings with artists, downtown business owners, downtown property owners, and the community, the design team has developed three concepts.

Now it’s time to choose the path forward for downtown Gallup.

Everyone is invited to attend the FINAL Community Workshop to cast their vote for which concept design they think best represents the future of downtown.

When: Wednesday, August 22 from 5 - 7 pm

Where: Gallup Cultural Center (201 E Hwy 66)

Please attend! This workshop...

DON – FORMER VIETNAM VET – Part Four - March 16, 2011

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Continuing a 7-part special by Richard F. Kontz on a Vietnam Vet he met while running the Bread of Life Christian Bookstore in 2015 through mid-2011.

After Don explained what had happened to him in his first experience with military duty serving on the carrier during the Vietnam conflict, I now knew why he went to the VA for counseling and also why he was on medical disability.

Don also said this is where he became addicted to Alcohol – being the one main way he could cope with his job and also smoking pot to mellow. He said “A lot of the guys would drink a little, smoke a little then go find a woman to sleep with. He said for him sleeping with other women did not help; besides...

Despite its flaws, Christopher Robin makes a favorable impression

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Running Time: 104 minutes

It’s been only months since we last saw a drama based around the world of writer A.A. Milne and his honey-guzzling bear, Winnie-the-Pooh. The latest version, Christopher Robin, takes a decidedly fictionalized approach, delving into the literature for inspiration and updating events to tell a story about the adult version of the boy featured in the famous tales. Director Marc Forster (Finding Neverland, Stay, Stranger Than Fiction, Quantum of Solace) is much more attracted to the somber aspects of the characters.

It has been about thirty years since Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) spent his days playing with Winnie-the-Pooh...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Aug. 3, 2018

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Welcome to another edition chronicling the latest releases on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s a slower week, but there a couple of notable flicks arriving. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


Dark Crimes - In this independent drama, a cop becomes obsessed with solving a murder that bears some resemblance to a book by a successful writer. He trails the author into a strange underground world as he sets out to find the truth. Unfortunately, the project has yet to find a positive review as of this writing. All say that despite the talent in front of and behind the camera, the movie is gritty and...

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