March 31, 2015

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It's Not Your Fault

'Insurgent' plays by the rules and is pretty dull for it

Insurgent, bless its heart, relies even more on Young Adult fiction tropes than The Hunger Games.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 David Riedel

We've Seen That Robot Movie, Too

How many plots from better films can you spot in 'Chappie'?

While Chappie has gritty style, it has jack shit for substance.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 David Riedel

Making Soup the Star

Beat the spring blahs with some of the best slurp in Santa Fe

I don’t know what it’s been like around your office, but the SFR newsroom has felt a bit like a plague zone during the last few weeks. Half the staff was down with the kind of cold that makes you want to pu...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Model Boys (and Girls)

Eldorado Children’s Theatre brings Tom Sawyer to life

A tale of mischief-making, buried treasure and first love; who better to perform The Adventures of Tom Sawyer than a children’s theater company?

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Emmaly Wiederholt

Masters of Mayhem

High Mayhem Emerging Arts has a brand-new online store

This was supposed to be a brief history of local arts and music collective High Mayhem Emerging Arts as well as an announcement for their newly opened digital music store.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Alex De Vore

Access Peak

How United Healthcare bought access to the governor, won lucrative contracts with New Mexico and avoided scrutiny in the behavioral health care shakeup

During the heat of her first gubernatorial campaign, Susana Martinez used what would turn out to be, in many ways, a prophetic phrase.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Justin Horwath

Blowing It

Biologist punished for blowing the whistle on endangered species politics

Even though biologists said the dunes sagebrush lizard might need legal protection under the Endangered Species Act, the US government decided three years ago that it would be good enough to help the lizard by ...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Laura Paskus

Violation of Public Trust

It’s unclear if Phil Griego’s resignation from the Senate will be the end of the story

Last Saturday, Phil Griego, a veteran Democratic Party political power broker and chairman of the New Mexico Senate’s Corporations and Transportation Committee, had what was probably the worst day of his poli...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Mining Double Standard

The lawsuit asks the federal court to rule that the county and agency violated federal antitrust laws for mining and selling the basalt.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Justin Horwath

The Drive

When was the last time you drove to Albuquerque? For several thousand people, it’s a daily commute, but there’s something special about the 60-something miles of freeway between us and our largest neighbor ...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Miljen Aljinovic
 
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