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Jonathan Demme, who directed modern classics like The Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia as well as the Talking Heads' landmark concert film Stop Making Sense, died this week at the age of 73 after over 40 years of filmmaking. David D’Arcy remembers him as a director who moved from the independent scene to Hollywood, and made cinema out of many different elements.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:31am MDT

The Greer Garson theater at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design is in the midst of its last production of the academic year. KSFR's Dylan Syverson spoke to Laura Fine Hawkes, SFUAD's performing arts chair, to learn more.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:19am MDT

The American Automobile Association has just released its 2017 Green Car ratings. So if you’re thinking about buying a new vehicle and want to be kind to the environment, this guide is for you. KSFR's Mary Lou Cooper spoke to AAA New Mexico spokesperson Doug Shupe to find out more.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:16am MDT

When Governor Susana Martinez vetoed all higher education funding earlier this month, $745 million in planned state contributions to the state's colleges and universities was eliminated. Today the New Mexico Legislature and the Governor remain in a standoff. The Legislature has sued the Governor seeking to have the New Mexico Supreme Court overturn her vetoes. A Supreme Court date has been scheduled for May 15th. But the effects on higher education institutions are already being seen. Yesterday Santa Fe Community College president Randy Grissom declared that SFCC is in a state of financial emergency and announced tuition raises, and a possibility of staff furloughs. Ellen Berkovitch interviewed him in the KSFR studios yesterday.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:02am MDT

Identifying as transgender illicit a multitude of responses in western society. I wondered what the experience for transgender people are in Northern New Mexico and reached out to the appropriate communities in Santa Fe and Albuquerque to ask if anyone wanted to share their experiences. At first, I received no response. Then, I received quite a few. Now, we listen to the first part of my series chronicling varied experiences of transgender identity in Northern New Mexico.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:59am MDT

Today’s story is part one of a two-part focus on Israel-Palestinian relations and the way the conflict about U.S. military aid for Israel plays out in Santa Fe. In the interview that follows this feature, Rob Morlino reaches Rabbi Malka Drucker for additional comment.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:57am MDT

Spread 6.0 came off last Friday at the Santa Fe Farmers' Market to a capacity crowd, and delivered a $7705 purse to artist Paula Castillo for a project to retain New Mexico arroyos with salvaged concrete.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:25am MDT

The Tribeca Film Festival began April 19th. Film critic David D'Arcy has the story on the documentaries, and a little bit about the celebrities.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:23am MDT

The social cost of carbon. The methane rule. How has the new executive changed the work of Western Environmental Law Center? We talk it over.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:21am MDT

Project ECHO, or Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes, began in 2003. It’s a program that uses collaborative education to build the expertise of medical providers in rural areas. Project ECHO got a national boost in December 2016 when President Obama signed the ECHO Act to expand and study the model.

Dr. Sanjeev Arora is a distinguished professor at the UNM School of Medicine and director of Project ECHO. KSFR's Hannah Colton spoke with him about his vision for the future of healthcare in America and beyond.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:36am MDT

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