Musical thriller comes to New Mexico

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Courtesy photo Sweeney Todd will premiere at the Spencer Theater in Alto on Sept. 18. Freedom New Mexico The Spencer Theater brings Broadway to the mountains. The first show of the season is Sweeney Todd, a 2006 Tony Winning musical thriller about a barber who robs and kills his wealthy customers. Set in London, the […]

Cousin avenges pranksters

Bob Huber: Local Columnist When I was a kid, Halloween was the high-water mark on the calendar of my life. Oh sure, I fiddled with Christmas to please parents, but Halloween allowed me to shake down neighbors, tip over outhouses, and remain anonymous. Costumes were no big problem. They were made from feed sacks, worn […]

Gamers gather to test skills in video-game tourney

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Marcus Garcia plays Counter Strike during Game Quest 2005 at Cyber City in Clovis. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Jason Sweeney said he likes to play video games to forget about work. Sweeney, 20, was one of about 60 competitors who took part in Saturday’s Game Quest, an all-day video […]