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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for Feb. 4, 2022

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Welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. This is another great week, with some high-profile titles and some interesting smaller films arriving. So, if you can’t, or shouldn’t be heading out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!



BIG NEW RELEASES!...

Gallup awarded $100,000 for Coal Avenue Commons Alley Improvement Project

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Funds from New Mexico MainStreet will help the city complete downtown upgrades

New Mexico MainStreet Awards, a program of the New Mexico Economic Development Department, granted Gallup $100,000 to through the Capital Outlay Program Jan. 14. This program awards funds annually to continue its work on the Coal Avenue Commons Alleyways Project which reached the completion stage of Phase I last summer.

Gallup’s funds will be to fix drainage and flooding issues and make the alleyways more pedestrian-friendly. Utility lines hanging in the alleys will also be buried.

Since the downtown district in Gallup has faced flooding issues, recent upgrades have focused on renovating the storm...

‘The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild’ needs more excitement

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Running Time:
81 minutes

This feature film begins streaming on Disney+ Jan. 28.

It has been 20 years since the animated film “Ice Age” first appeared at movie theaters. The movie’s depiction of a prehistoric world impressed with its eccentric characters and a few striking snowy vistas. Box office success followed and it even received an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature. Alas, as time passed, several sequels have been produced, each a little less effective than its predecessor.

“The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild” marks the sixth film in the overextended franchise and delivers even fewer laughs and thrills than its...

Michelle Viloria named Camille’s Sidewalk Café ‘Teacher of the Month’ for January

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Tobe Turpen Elementary first-grade teacher uses skills from her previous career to help students succeed

Each month, Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe recognizes one local teacher within the Gallup area for his or her determination to help students go above and beyond. Prospective teachers are nominated by students who feel they deserve to be recognized. This month, Michelle Viloria of Tobe Turpen Elementary school is the recipient of the Teacher of the Month award.

This is Viloria’s fifth year teaching first grade. Before teaching, she worked as a software developer in Las Vegas, Nev. However, she’d always loved working with children. Her career as a software developer had been...

Gallup celebrates the 36th MLK Day with food, clothes for those in need

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On the 36th annual celebration of Martin Luther King Day, people in the Gallup area gathered at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church at 1121 W. Lincoln Ave. to give and receive food and clothing donations and distributions following the principles of Dr. King to help those in need. The event was sponsored by the church, the City of Gallup and included help from the Gallup Community Pantry.

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