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Billie Holiday brought to life in one-woman show at San Juan College

04/30/2015 10:33 AM MDT
FARMINGTON — Lena Horne. Rosa Parks. Marian Anderson. Coretta Scott King. Diana Ross. Tina Turner. 
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Farmington museum's 'Lost Egypt' exhibition closes after seven-month run
04/29/2015 02:01 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — The "Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science" exhibition that finished a seven-month appearance at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park last weekend attracted only half as many visitors as museum officials hoped it would. Full Story

Taste of the Blues fundraiser scheduled for Friday in Aztec
04/29/2015 01:56 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — While the 10th annual Animas River Blues & Brews Fest is still two and a half months away, fans can get a sample of the event this weekend when Crash Music at the Aztec Theater serves as the host for the second annual Taste of the Blues fundraiser. Full Story

Mean Mary James returns as headliner for annual music festival in Bloomfield
04/22/2015 02:40 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — As an independent artist in every sense of the word, Mean Mary James never has trouble finding something to occupy her time. Full Story

Devon Allman takes stage at Farmington Civic Center
04/22/2015 02:34 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — As a record producer — in addition to being a performer and songwriter — Devon Allman believes there is a simple description that accompanies the job. Full Story

A dog, a yeti and a mountain
04/22/2015 02:30 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — A staple of every family car trip is the question "are we there yet?" When Kerry Morris was traveling for work, her business partner transformed this question to "are we there, yeti? Full Story

San Juan College screens Abbey documentary for Earth Day
04/15/2015 04:40 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — San Juan College library director Christopher Schipper has been a fan of Edward Abbey for so long, he can't remember how he was introduced to the writing of the outspoken advocate for the American West or which of Abbey's books he read first. Full Story

Famed saxophonist Doug Lawrence performs at San Juan College Jazz Fest Concert
04/15/2015 04:41 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — As the featured tenor saxophonist for the famed Count Basie Orchestra and a guest artist playing with various orchestras, Doug Lawrence has performed for audiences all over the world in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center in New York to the Royal Albert Hall in London and the Sydney Opera House in Australia. Full Story

TEA production of 'Song of Extinction' opens this weekend in Farmington
04/15/2015 04:41 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — When he bought a ticket to a recent production by the local community theater group Theater Ensemble Arts, Jim Ochi could not have known he had just taken his first step toward making his stage debut. Full Story

Scrap Arts Music brings unique show to San Juan College
04/08/2015 02:38 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — It wasn't enough for Gregory Kozak and Justine Murdy, the co-creators of the one-of-a-kind Canadian group Scrap Arts Music, to put together a band in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1998 while they were trying to figure out what to do with their lives. Full Story

Authorities find fake skeletons in underwater lawn chairs

CIENEGA SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — A man snorkeling in the Colorado River near the Arizona and California border was terrified — and later embarrassed — when he came across two fake skeletons sitting in lawn chairs about 40 feet underwater. Full Story