Jordan Peele turns racial tension into all-out terror in timely horror-comedy
By Devin D. O’Leary
Horror films, at their best, have always served as a mirror for society’s most up-to-date fears. Now comes another timely take on the genre, exploiting a topic that could not be more ripped-from-the-headlines: racism in America.
The Travel Channel highlights the State Fair, Moe’s Original Bar B Que moves into a vacant building, Bocadillos’ chef wins $10,000, Three Sisters Kitchen makes life easier for entrepreneurs, Lobo Food Pantry brings food to students and the Double Up Food Bucks program encourages plant consumption.
This week’s cinematic activities include an Oscar viewing party at the DoubleTree, a museum exhibit about New Mexico in film and TV, the documentary My Choice and a film on bowhunting at the South Broadway Cultural Center.
Taco Sal, a symbol of how a type of food moved up to the Heights, absorbed some of the cultural conveniences and contrivances of a thing called America but kept its native funk and far-out New Mexican identity.