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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for November 6, 2020

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Welcome to another look at highlights coming your way on Blu-ray and DVD. This edition features plenty of interesting stuff available in a wide variety of genres ranging from horror to comedy. So, since you can’t or likely shouldn’t be going out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a...

‘Finding Home’ through oil painting

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Second part of shared exhibit at ART123

The Sun ran a story on a shared exhibit at the ART123 gallery in its Oct. 16 issue. After learning about one medium and subject in one exhibit, the gallery chose to inform visitors of more techniques through the second part of that exhibit, entitled Finding Home.

In Finding Home, painter Dana Aldis captures the Gallup landscape and the various textures, characters and charm she has found there. Aldis has been exploring the region’s back roads for unfamiliar vistas and to document abandoned buildings, historic mine shafts, and more hidden gems which reveal the complexity of the landscape’s beauty.

Gallup Arts Executive Director Rose...

The joys, trials, sorrows of reservation life set to music

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Razor Saltboy to release his fourth album on Pineland Records

CRYSTAL, N.M.—Razor Saltboy has finished recording 12  songs for his new album, Love Me (Now Until Forever), his fourth release on Pineland Records. The album is now in the mixing stage and will be mastered prior to the release of a compact disc later this fall.

“I’m really excited about this album and the work of love that we put into it. I am looking forward to the release of the CD. I hope the songs on the album will touch people.  Maybe someone somewhere will identify with a story, a message, or the lyrics of one of the songs that it will mean something to that person,” Saltboy said.

The album contains 12...

‘The Witches’ plays it safe

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Running Time: 106 minutes

For most kids, reading a book by Roald Dahl is a rite of passage. He has entertained generations of kids with titles like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The BFG, and Matilda among many others. As a reader, the author was anything but patronizing to youngsters and it didn’t matter if his characters were children or adults … if you were rude and/or selfish, you were likely going to get a darkly humorous comeuppance. His book The Witches was expertly translated to screen once already in 1990 (Dahl reportedly disliked it, but hated most adaptations of his work).

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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for October 30, 2020

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It’s time once again for another look at highlights coming to Blu-ray and DVD. With Halloween approaching, there aren’t quite as many new releases as usual, but there is still plenty of interesting material to choose from. So, since you can’t or shouldn’t head out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETS: According to the filmmakers, this movie revolves around a place called The Roaring 20s, a Las Vegas dive bar known for its unusual assortment of customers. The camera spends a night with the employees and drinkers during the establishment’s final night in operation, forcing attendees to...

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