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‘Blue Desert Tour’ heads to Gallup

denizens will soon get a chance to experience some stick-to-the-soul, indigenous-style jazz at the “Blue Desert Tour” concert series.

And the show will appeal to all budgets. It’s only a $5 suggested donation to get into the soiree, slated for May 26.

GallupARTS, the host of the concert series that features three bands, will pull back the curtains at the El Morro Theatre at 7 pm.

The lineup features D’DAT, a contemporary jazz/hip-hop band; li-yat Collective, an all-woman combo inspired by jazz and ancestral songs; and the Rico Jones Quartet, a blues/jazz ensemble.

In an interview with the Sun, gallupART’s executive director Rose...

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New GFD program will go beyond first response to overdoses

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians are often the first people on the scene when someone suffers a catastrophic drug overdose. They show up when called and do their best to stabilize the victim and get them to a hospital. Most of the time, responders never know what happens to the patient after that.

But the Gallup Fire Department is about to roll out a new program that aims to head off drug overdoses at the pass. Gallup will be the third city in New Mexico – the other two are Santa Fe and Las Cruces – running the pilot program designed to intervene in these troubled situations and try to stem the tide of...

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