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New Media Festival kicks off this weekend and runs through June 26

Big opening weekend

This year’s opening weekend will be a lot bigger than in the past, Ragano said.

“There will be a lot more work in the Railyard,” he said, referring to performances, displays, projections and more. In collaboration with AMP Concerts, they’re bringing in Filastine at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, a duo that incorporates video, design and dance into music that draws on electronic beats and ambient sounds. “They’re incredible,” Ragano said, noting that he and Amster saw them last year at Taos Mesa Brewing. “It’s an urban blend with hip-hop and world music. They have incredible video. It’s very danceable, but kind of cutting-edge.”

Tonight, just in case the cold weather kept you from this year’s Vision Fest at the Santa Fe University of Arts and Design, students will offer a reprise of some of their projections and video in the Railyard.