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Features The unmistakable nip of fall is settling into Santa Fe mornings, the chamisa are starting to hint at turning their autumn gold and the big yellow school buses are rolling down city streets.
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Aug. 24, 2016 by SFR

Room to Grow

Latest school grades for SFPS show many schools still ranked with Ds, Fs

Local News The latest round of school grades released from the New Mexico Public Education Department for Santa Fe Public Schools showed mixed results that may take weeks to decipher, but Interim Superintendent ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

On the Stump at Home

NM’s former governor eyes the presidency again with higher stakes

Local News Gary Johnson is attempting to bring his poll numbers up to 15 percent, the threshold for a spot on the debate stage in September.
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Aug. 24, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

‘The hope of a new school year’

Veronica Garcia says she’ll keep district on course for gains

Local News Veronica Garcia says her first priority lies in ensuring teachers, staff, students and the community feel a sense of stability despite a change in leadership. ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Electro-Punk

Pictureplane comes home to slay the Southside

Music Features Maybe you’ve heard the name Pictureplane bandied about in Santa Fe in recent years as one of the more exciting and innovative purveyors of electronic music. ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by Alex De Vore

So Close and Yet so Vara Way

Local guys make (not local) wine

Food Writing What makes something local? We think of green chile as being quintessentially New Mexican, and yet tons of the chile we eat is actually grown in California, Mexico and beyond. Is it the stuff or is it the people that’s important? ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

Twice Burned

Burning Books sets its autobiography ablaze in new exhibition

Art Features Michael Sumner and Melody Sumner Carnahan recently put their house on the market and moved into a walkup off Cordova. ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by Jordan Eddy

The Blame Game

IFAM’s loss of a day has a simple explanation

Local News Three days before the Indigenous Fine Art Market was set to open for its third year, organizers faced a tough choice. It was Tuesday, and a last-minute discovery in permitting paperwork would requir ... More

Aug. 23, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Martinez Bucks National Trend on Death Penalty

Why, Susana?

Local News Gov. Susana Martinez’ support for reinstating the death penalty in New Mexico bucks a national trend of turning away from state-funded executions for people convicted of especially heinous crimes, a ... More

Aug. 19, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Game On: No Man's Sky Ongoing Review Part II

Days 4-8

Pop Culture Finally off-world, I recharge my warp drive. It took me ages to gather the components to craft the thing, but it will allow me to jump between star systems.  ... More

Aug. 19, 2016 by Alex De Vore

3 Questions

with Rob Wilder

3 Questions Rob Wilder is many things: an educator, a humorist, an author; he even had a column in SFR for nearly 10 years. These many parts of him come together in his newest novel, Nickel, out next month from local imprint Leaf Storm Press. ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by Alex De Vore

SFR Picks: Reclamation Song

Performing Inuit identity

Picks Tanya Tagaq is an Inuit rock star, in that she brings her traditional sound into contemporary time. She combines musical traditions from her Inuit identity with methods and melodies from punk and metal, creating a species of sound all her own. ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by Maria Egolf-Romero

Kubo and the Two Strings Review: All You Need is Love

Laika achieves its best film yet

Yay Animation powerhouse Laika, which previously brought us Coraline and ParaNorman, is out to blow our minds all over again with Kubo and the Two Strings, a fable heavily influenced by Japanese mythology and one of the finest films of the year.
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Aug. 24, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Pete’s Dragon Review: Hugs For Everyone

Disney shows kids respect, but tries a little too hard to tug on our heartstrings

Ok Keeping up with the endless onslaught of remakes, reboots, re-imaginings and so forth is Pete’s Dragon, the newest pile of heartwarming dreck from the fine folks at Disney.
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Aug. 17, 2016 by Alex De Vore

7 Days

08.24.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle. ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

08.24.16

Letters to the Editor Mail letters to PO Box 2306, Santa Fe, NM 87504, deliver to 132 E Marcy St., or email them to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity. ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by SFR

Savage Love

Had to Get Away

Savage Love DEAR READERS: This is the final week of my summer vacation—but you’ve been getting a new column every week I’ve been gone, all of them written by Dan Savage, none of them written by me. Our final guest Dan Savage is an independent designer, ill ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by Dan Savage

MetroGlyphs

08.24.16

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

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Aug. 24, 2016 by SFR
 

Morning Word: Johnson Gains Momentum in New Mexico

New poll also shows Democrat leading in secretary of state race

Morning Word Hillary Clinton is still comfortably ahead in New Mexico with a nine point lead over Donald Trump. ... More

Aug. 24, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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