Jan. 22, 2017


Cover Story

Chop Suey on San Francisco Street

How George Park beat anti-Chinese laws and started a prominent Santa Fe family

Features The woman watched as soldiers confiscated her family’s land and beat her husband to death—another horror in the bloody land reforms of Chairman Mao Zedong’s Communist Party.
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Jan. 18, 2017 by Steven Hsieh


Live Updates from Santa Fe and Washington

Local News [View the story "March on Washington and Santa Fe" on Storify] ... More

Jan. 21, 2017 by SFR

Justice Agenda

‘Constitutional crisis’ could dominate criminal justice debate at state legislature

Local News Criminal justice reform will burn up some of the oxygen at the Roundhouse during the 60-day session. But what “reform” means depends on who you talk to.The problem is repeat criminal offenders who ... More

Jan. 20, 2017 by Jeff Proctor

By the Hour

Hundreds of thousands in public money flows to private attorney, but Gov. Martinez’ staff won’t say how much

Local News Gov. Susana Martinez’ administration continues to insist on keeping secret how much taxpayer money has flowed to a well-connected Albuquerque attorney who frequently represents the governor in court.
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Jan. 18, 2017 by Jeff Proctor

Angry Jams

Get pissed on Inauguration Day

Music Features It’s happening, you guys, and short of some miraculous eleventh-hour long shot, we’re gonna have four long years of Trump shoved down our collective craw.
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Jan. 18, 2017 by Alex De Vore

Ponder Sonder

New life in an old space

Food Writing The word “sonder” is a term that comes from the made-up Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows meaning the realization that other people’s lives are incredibly rich and you may play only a bit part in them. ... More

Jan. 18, 2017 by Gwyneth Doland

SFR Picks | Battle of the Broths

Behold the annual soup-off!

Picks Soup is king of comforting, make-you-feel-better foods, so when freezing temperatures have you griping more and smiling less, a hot bowl of chicken noodle just might be in order. But it can be fairly difficult to make a good soup, simple though it ma ... More

Jan. 18, 2017 by Maria Egolf-Romero

Sonic Youth

Performance Santa Fe courts a younger audience by tapping two insiders

Art Features When Lily Carbone and Cav Cavanaugh launched the Facebook page “Friends of Performance Santa Fe” on New Year’s Day, they didn’t wait around for people to happen upon it.
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Jan. 18, 2017 by Jordan Eddy

3 Questions

with Tanya Taylor Rubinstein

3 Questions Right now, the oh-so-imminent inaguration may be dominating your thoughts, so it’s a good thing that The Election Monologues happens Jan. 20 at the Santa Fe Art Institute.
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Jan. 18, 2017 by Maria Egolf-Romero

'Strike a Pose' Review

Movie Reviews In 1990, infamous pop star Madonna launched her Blond Ambition tour, which proved one of the most controversial concerts of all time.
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Jan. 18, 2017 by Kim Jones

'20th Century Women' Review

Movie Reviews Jamie isn’t your average teenage boy raised by a single mom and coming of age in 1979. Or maybe he is. ... More

Jan. 18, 2017 by Julie Ann Grimm

'Paterson' Review: Sheer-ish Poetry

Jim Jarmusch almost gets there

Movie Reviews When I was a kid, my aunt bought an 1980s-era Mercedes; her dream car, and I started to notice them everywhere.
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Jan. 18, 2017 by Alex De Vore

7 Days


7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle. ... More

Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor


Letters to the Editor Mail letters to PO Box 2306, Santa Fe, NM 87504, deliver to 132 E Marcy St., or email them to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity. ... More

Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

Savage Love

Risky Business

Savage Love About a year ago, I was pretending to read my boyfriend’s mind and jokingly said, “You want to put it in my ear.” Since then, I have seen references to ear sex (aural sex?) everywhere!
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Jan. 18, 2017 by Dan Savage



MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

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Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

Morning Word: Courts in Crisis

Morning Word It's time to make the right choice, outgoing New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Charles Daniels told the legislature Thursday as he argued for a bigger budget for the court system. ... More

Jan. 20, 2017 by Matt Grubs


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