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‘15 Minutes’ shady, unrealistic

Director John Herzfeld’s new action movie “15 Minutes” is a movie that shows just how far people will go for 15 minutes of fame. Robert De Niro gives a stellar performance as Eddie Flemming, a tough New York City homicide detective, who is constantly in the media’s spotlight. A spotlight so bright that it seems as though he gets no work done.


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Hootie fans abandon chairs

Hootie and the Blowfish convinced Albuquerque audience members to abandon their seats and help the band celebrate its last tour engagement in true rock-concert fashion.




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Davidson seriously funny

A modern love tale about a drag queen, a social protest on racism and bigotry and the rights today's police officers invade are some of the musical stories told on a new album by contemporary American folk singer Ethan Daniel Davidson.


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`Change' is the word for art club

For many years, art clubs on campus have given students, faculty and the community a chance to explore art through ceramics, and now jewelry-making is on the agenda. The ASUNM Crafts Studio, one of UNM's oldest organizations, was recently granted funding to jump-start a jewelry-making section of the club.


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United Dope Front to get funky over break

The latest CD from United Dope Front, Constant Elevation, is a tight mesh of jazz, trip-hop and other varying musical elements. According to a press release, the eight-piece ensemble's style draws from 1970s funk influences such as Miles Davis, Eddie Harris and the Headhunters.


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Blue expressive and serene

People ask me all the time: If you could meet any musician in the world, who would it be? Though I change my mind regularly, the one person I come back to, without fail, is Kristin Hersh.


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Geekdom gets cooler thanks to technology

It pays to be a geek. We know that now - especially in the age of Bill Gates and Amazom.com founder Jeff Bezos. But when techno-journalist Jon Katz researched his book "Geeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho," that acceptance was still a few years coming.









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Rollins to rough up Sunshine

Sensitive men no longer need to wear ponytails and Henry Rollins is the proof. Rollins will roll into Albuquerque with a style that can make you weep, laugh and shout for joy all at once.


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Furtado is finger-picking good

Tony Furtado, who is barely out of his 20s, has taken the banjo to a whole new level. The frontman for the Tony Fortado Band specializes in an easy-going, laid-back bluegrass sound.


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Mistletoe hangs over pop scene

Mistletoe's sonic aesthetic music occupies a niche that's somewhere between Weezer and Promise Ring, and with its first CD release Sorry It's Been So Long, on its self-started label, June Records.


The Clock of the Time Dragon overlooks the “Wicked” audience.
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The good, the bad and the Wicked

“Wicked” has won more than 90 international awards, remained the top-grossing Broadway production for nine consecutive years and broken theater house records in every city it has visited. 

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