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PETS OF THE WEEK

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SPLASH & GOLDEN

(8976) Splash and (8978) Golden are male Husky/Collie mix puppies looking to bust out of these cages and into your life and heart.

 

Can be adopted separately!

 DOLL FACE

(8843) Doll Face is a female Siamese mix with a seriously great demeanor.

 

We still have our $25 cat special going on until the...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - A Bit Frivolous, But Still Fun

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Rating: ««« out of 4 Stars

Running Time: 137 min.

I’ve got to be honest, the hype surrounding Star Wars: The Force Awakens is almost absurd. It has been 10 years since the last chapter and even though the majority of people were disappointed, its fan base still continues to grow. This has always been confusing to me. I enjoyed the original films as a kid, but never to the extent that many others my age and older have. So, please don’t send me death threats for my tempered reaction to the latest installment, which I found to be fun and enjoyable but far from revelatory. Clearly, I’m just not the target audience.

Picking up 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi...

Emerging Zuni artist shares inspiration for his art

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Levon Loncassion, born in Gallup, but raised in Zuni began tapping his creative side when his school’s third grade program introduced the “Enrichment Program,” which provided students the necessary tools to provoke the inner artist in them.

During this time of his young life, Locassion, 36, talked about how as an youngster he would find artifacts such as pottery shards, pieces of arrowheads, or how he would come across huge panels of interesting cliff art within the mesas. He said that in the back of his mind, he was already inspired and creatively influenced by the time he took part in the school’s “Enrichment Program,” but that was just the beginning.

After he...

‘Holiday Stroll’

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December’s Artscrawl 2015

ArtsCrawl “Holiday Stroll” with be held Saturday, Dec. 12  starting at 7 pm on Coal Avenue in downtown Gallup. The evening will be filed with music, dance, art to delight, holiday carolers, food for every taste and that special gift that everyone is looking for. Visit with Santa in Gallup’s miniature holiday city. Have a photo taken, write a letter, make an ornament, and join in the good cheer.

Live Performances

Coal Ave between 1st and 3rd Streets:  Hayrides during ArtsCrawl!

Community Vigil starting at 8:30pm with a community performance of, “We Are The World.”

The community vigil is a way to bring the community together to pay homage to...

‘In the Heart of the Sea’ springs some leaks

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Rating: «« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 121 min.

In case you didn’t already know, Herman Melville’s classic Moby-Dick was partially based on a real event. Obviously, he took some liberties, but ultimately delivered a story that many consider to be one of the great American novels. Rather than give this classic piece of literature a cinematic adaptation, the filmmakers have decided to shoot a 2000 non-fiction novel that details the inspiration for the story. And the result of this man vs. nature tale is quite choppy. In the Heart of the Sea has a few impressive moments, but ultimately gets lost at sea.

The story opens with Melville (Ben Whishaw) hearing the tale from the...

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