Oct. 22, 2016


Cover Story

The Advocate and The Hardliner

Choices for district attorney present starkly different visions for the office

Features The last time a Republican ran for District Attorney in the tri-county area comprising Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Rio Arriba, Gerald Ford sat in the White House.
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Oct. 19, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

This Weekend

Gotta Get Down on Friday

Weekend Picks And so another week comes to an end, and with it the promise of partying all sick is born anew. We think you can use it as a way to practice for the upcoming Halloween madness ... or maybe we just think partying is cool. Either way, here's some ideas for keepin' it real—we even threw in some stuff for your kids. ... More

Oct. 21, 2016 by SFR

A Recipe for Cooking with Kids

Santa Fe’s pioneering program now has a matching cookbook

Food Writing If your kids have been among the more than 5,000 elementary school students who have been lucky enough to experience a Cooking with Kids program, then you already have an idea of how cool this book is. ... More

Oct. 19, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

It’s Time to Party

Andrew WK takes hismotivational speaking tour to all 50 states—no joke

Music Features When Andrew WK released his rock album I Get Wet in 2001, he proved one very important thing about himself: He loves to fucking party, bro. And so it was, and it was good.
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Oct. 19, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Fill This Blank

Local News Of the four seats open this year on the New Mexico Public Education Commission, the only contested race appears to be the write-in spot for District 10, representing the northern reaches of the state—including portions of Santa Fe County.
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Oct. 19, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Courtroom Delay

Local News Last week’s cover story featured SFR’s free press lawsuit against the Susana Martinez administration. Today, we have an update. On Tuesday morning we learned our pre-Thanksgiving trial is now instead set to unfold with the spring blossoms.
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Oct. 19, 2016 by SFR

Lo Que es Viejo es Nuevo

(Old-school, meet new-school)

unSTYLE The creamy early morning sunshine was dripping off the flossy Santa Fe clouds and drenching the adobes with a glow so ethereal and unbelievable that I knew it was time to stretch and carpe diem, baby.
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Oct. 19, 2016 by Amy Davis

The People’s Pottery

Smithsonian teams up with Poeh Cultural Center for homecoming and renewed study

Art Features Three years ago, Native art scholar Bruce Bernstein had an epiphany while looking at an antique picture. The image from July 25, 1903, struck the tribal historic preservation officer at the Pueblo of Pojoaque as significant.
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Oct. 19, 2016 by Jason Strykowski

3 Questions

with Pamela Frankel Fiedler

3 Questions Artist Pamela Frankel Fiedler creates semi-nude, mostly black and white figure paintings that approach photo-realism. ... More

Oct. 19, 2016 by Maria Egolf-Romero

SFR Picks: All Grown Up

SF Botanical Garden reveals stunning second phase

Picks Santa Fe gets compared to other Southwestern cities in more ways than many of us find comfortable. But we know that when it comes to our scorecard of cultural amenities, we earn well-deserved top rankings. ... More

'The Accountant' Review

Yay Suspense and problem-solving mixed with a dash of hopeless romance and a pinch of dysfunctional family history are the staples that sustain The Accountant, yet it’s the strength of the main character that makes us grade this cinematic achievement with approval. ... More

Oct. 19, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

'Uncle Howard' Review: Howard’s End

Documentary probably appeals only to the extremely cinematically literate

Meh In 1978, a New York University film student named Howard Brookner was allowed unprecedented access to Naked Lunch author William S Burroughs.
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Oct. 19, 2016 by Alex De Vore

'No Light and No Land Anywhere' Review

Ok Her eyelids lay heavy, struggling not to shutter completely over her hazel-spotted pale blue eyes. Tears crystallize, balancing upon the bottom lids, grasping to defy gravity.
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Oct. 19, 2016 by Jonny Leather

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

Don’t-miss choices from the fest’s founders

Movie Reviews As we enter the eighth year of the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival (SFIFF), it’s worth taking a moment to note just how far the annual event has come.
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Oct. 19, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Letters to the Editor


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Oct. 19, 2016 by SFR

7 Days


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

Oct. 19, 2016 by SFR

Savage Love

The Trump Talk

Savage Love Waiting to pay for my groceries at the market this evening, this guy, stinking of booze, says to my 9-year-old daughter, “Sweetheart, can you put the divider thing there for me?”
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Oct. 19, 2016 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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Oct. 19, 2016 by SFR

Morning Word: Feds Plan Expanded Land Use Policy Review at Chaco Canyon

Morning Word New oil and gas leases have been on hold for 10 months to ensure the region's rich cultural and archaeological resources are protected. ... More

Oct. 21, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr


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