Sept. 24, 2016
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It Don’t Mean a Thing

De Vore’s dark swing secret

Music Features Here’s an odd confession—I used to be super into swing dancing. My friend Benji, my brother Noah and I had seen the 1993 WWII dance film Swing Kids, gasped, and then immediately signed up for lessons.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Alex De Vore

SFR Picks: Singles

Indie-folkers GRYGRDNS perk up Iconik

Picks Maybe we wrote about Eliza Lutz and the goings-on with her new label, Matron Records pretty recently, but have y’all been paying attention? Homegirl is slaying it!

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Alex De Vore, Cole Rehbein, Ben Kendall

Highbrow Kid Stuff

New Pixar film attacks social issues

Yay Not everyone is enamored with the saccharine-sweet films from the admittedly fine folks at Pixar, and not everyone loves CGI-produced animated films the way they love good old-fashioned cell animation.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Alex De Vore

3-Questions

with Michéle Leidig

3 Questions You know who loves karaoke? Everyone. That’s how local vocalist Michéle Leidig was able to work her way into our minds and hearts. Leidig is the go-to gal for karaoke around here, working it on Mondays at t...

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Alex De Vore

Musculature

Feel the post-hardcore pump

Music Features I was just up there for a weekend, so you can take my word when I tell you that Denver is a-sploding. And it’s not just because of the whole Super Bowl thing—I’m talking musically.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Alex De Vore

SFR Picks: Love Story

Rock ‘n’ roll ‘n’ love, how sweet it is

Picks Sad news, Santa Fe: Musicians Anthony Leon and Paige Barton’s days playing music in town are numbered, as they’ll be heading to greener pastures in Florida at the end of March.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Alex De Vore, Cole Rehbein

North African Pantheon

Inappropriately a bunch of white guys

Barf Poor Geoffrey Rush. Poor, poor, poor Geoffrey Rush. Even an accomplished, Academy Award-winning thespian of his caliber (who somehow made a role in the absurd Pirates of the Caribbean seem excellent) could not ...

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Alex De Vore

We Want to Believe

The X-Files was totally only OK

Art Features We mean that while we absolutely adore Chris Carter’s complex world of conspiracy theories, alien abductions and wildly enjoyable standalone oddities, it also has the power to leave us sorely disappointed, ...

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Alex De Vore

Hot Coco

Coco O’Connor isn’t going to change music, but she is going to bring something a little different to town

Music Features Coco O’Connor’s sound follows in the footsteps of titanic musical ladies like Dolly Parton and Bonnie Raitt, but with a more contemporary blues-rock slant or almost swampy, down-South old-time aesthetic.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Alex De Vore

Transitional

Art plus passion plus adversity equals magic

Picks Somewhere Between is the very definition of concept performance, a theatrical, autobiographical solo tale told through the eyes of trans singer-songwriter Cidny Bullens.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Alex De Vore
 
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Morning Word: Death Penalty Reinstatement Would Cost State Millions

Morning Word At the same time New Mexico lawmakers are trying to shore up the state’s budget, the New Mexico Public Defender's Office is questioning the costs associated with reinstating the death penalty.  ... More

Sept. 22, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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