Sept. 28, 2016
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Peachy Keen

Robert Earl Keen temporarily leaves country and Americana behind to go bluegrass on your ass

Music Features I’ve got good news and bad news, bluegrass fans, so brace yourselves. The bad news is that the big ol’ annual bluegrass festival that usually goes down at the Rodeo Grounds is kaput because, as it turns out...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Alex De Vore

SFR Picks: Big Fun

Gag us with a spoon … we like it

Picks Much of the popularity of 1988’s dark comedy cult hit Heathers is in its universally relatable themes. High school sucks (or sucked) for a lot of us.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Alex De Vore

Welcome to the Jungle

Kipling isn't rolling in his grave ... yet

Ok One could easily make the argument that Jon Favreau’s (Iron Man) new live-action Jungle Book adaptation is another nail in the “Hollywood is out of fresh ideas” coffin, but  it’s worth checkin...

Monday, April 18, 2016 Alex De Vore

Giants of Folklorico

Family ties and cultural respect keep alive the unique sound of Northern New Mexico’s folk music

Features “I quit having a job in 1969, and I’ve been very lucky to do what I’ve loved since then,” aural historian, radio producer and co-curator of the annual Nuestra Musica Festival, Jack Loeffler, announces g...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Alex De Vore

Dear Rob,

Music Features There is no me without you. I don’t think I ever told you that, but I should have. I mean, you were the guy who this 20-something idiot writer had to look up to.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Alex De Vore

SFR Picks: Dear Diary

There’s a piece of soul in that ukulele

Picks Jess Godwin. It’s not a household name around here, but it may be soon. Actually, no—it will be soon, if we have anything to say about it.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Alex De Vore, Ben Kendall

Who’s the Boss?

Not Melissa McCarthy

Barf Oh boy, here comes The Boss, yet another pointless outing in a long line of movies wherein Melissa McCarthy says a bunch of awkward things, acts like a childish asshole to everyone and falls down all the time.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Alex De Vore

Operatic

A locally composed opera is out to change your mind on the medium

Music Features Look, kids, we get it. Opera ain’t for everyone, and it certainly ain’t easy. It’s all foreign languages and intricate plot lines and hunchbacks and sometimes super long.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Alex De Vore

SFR Picks: It’s Alive ... Alive!

Old signage becomes a bittersweet memory

Picks There’s a treasure-trove of art falling apart in attics, tucked away in antique shops or moldering away in a field—maybe in north Texas—covered by 50-plus years of detritus.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Ben Kendall, Alex De Vore, Cole Rehbein

Music is Truth

And the truth will set you free

Yay It may be visible every day for most, but those who would dare question the power of music need look no further than filmmaker Johanna Schwartz’ triumphant 2015 documentary.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Alex De Vore
 
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Morning Word: Stolen Email Lawsuit Dropped

Morning Word A federal lawsuit filed by several people who had their emails stolen by Jamie Estrada, a former Republican operative who gained control of the Gov. Susana Martinez 2010 web domain, has been dismissed. ... More

Sept. 27, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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