The NM State Fair wraps up a 10-day run this weekend. A big highlight this year was the long-awaited return of the Junior Livestock Show and Student Art Exhibit. Lara Sullivan checked it out and filed this report.
By Brigid Driscoll and Lara Sullivan / New Mexico News Port Movie theater ticket sales peaked in 2002 and were slowly declining until the pandemic shuttered indoor spaces and tanked sales. They are now rebounding, but in 2021 theater-goers bought fewer than 500 million tickets, less than half of the 2019 total. Meanwhile, Netflix has… Continue reading Movie theaters transform in response to streaming
By Lara Sullivan / New Mexico News Port Professor of math and statistics Billy Brown introduced himself and the poetry group he hosts, Fixed and Free, at a UNM faculty Lightning Lounge on Wednesday afternoon. He read an emotionally heart wrenching poem about his young daughter, who tragically passed away in a car accident in… Continue reading UNM Alums Express Emotion in Poetry During Lightning Lounge Event