Taos’ art scene is fairly reputable for hollyhocks and sunsets, however in the heart of Arroyo Seco a gallery is pushing the boundaries of what it means to be creative.
Here's a quick look at some the arts and entertainment events happening in and around Taos. For more, check out this week's Tempo magazine inside The Taos News on sale right now.
A film narrated and directed by Dorothea Lange’s granddaughter, award-winning filmmaker Dyanna Taylor, tells the compelling story of the passion, vision, and drive that made Lange one of the most important documentary photographers of the 20th century.
Before looking closer at Ana Karina Armijo, the town of Taos Marketing and Tourism Director’s marketing activities, I’m pleased to find that this weekend’s first Friday and first Saturday of the month (Nov. 3 and 4) activities are happening again, giving everyone a much-needed blast-off before the winter holiday rush begins.
The Dixon Studio Tour is a work of art unto itself. There is a wide range of artistry and craftsmanship on display, all of which is set amid the stunning autumnal beauty of the Embudo Valley.
Art students from University of New Mexico-Taos are planning to present artwork for an exhibition that opens with a reception Saturday (Nov. 4) at David Anthony Fine Art.
Fans of Taos artist Anaïs Rumfelt have been watching her creative evolution through nearly two decades of gallery shows and events.
Earth-shifting mud flows, raging torrents cutting grand canyons, hoodoos wounded by wicked winds, fiery deserts skinned by glittering icebergs – these elementals are the artists that Dora Dillistone curates.
The first day of the 2017 Taos Mountain Balloon Rally included a ride into the skies over Taos aboard the Toucan Pilot balloon, piloted by Ken Wolcott.
Taos High School drama students and staff invite everyone to come to their production of “The Importance of Being Earnest.”
The “Indigenous Foods Experience” — which took place Friday and Saturday (Oct. 20-21) — was designed as a way to “inform community members, policymakers, tribal government, and tribal programs about Food Sovereignty and why it is important to our community of Taos Pueblo."
Here is a sampling of arts entertainment activities in an around Taos.
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A blast from the past and a look at the future, this week’s What’s Spinning explores some of the elements of the acoustic music scene that isn’t being played at your local open mic.
Some people hear the words “chamber music” and imagine formally dressed Victorians sitting stiffly in stuffy drawing rooms, yawning politely behind their handkerchiefs through a never-changing set list of Baroque compositions.
The devastation of war, followed by the sanctity of peace; it is an old theme. One that conductor Erick Brunner explores with the Taos Community Chorus’ “Into the Light” fall concerts.
Those who attended Soundscapes’ concert in January 2016 will remember violinist Odin Rathnam for his stellar performance and thrillingly enthusiastic encore.
Local music educator Siobhan Bonny-O’Rourke, and social worker Miles Bonny have landed abroad to work with a small Polish town as well as spread their talent throughout Poland and Germany.
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When the only escape path for Thor is traveling through something called “The Devil’s Anus,” you know the new movie featuring the Norse god with a non-Nordic accent isn’t exactly a super-serious effort.
The framework is all too familiar. A terrorist bomb attack kills several innocent people in the midst of a large urban city, London in this case.
A few highly detailed and compelling-to-read articles have been written about what happened to the Granite Mountain Hotshots on June 30, 2013. In fact, one of them, titled “No Exit” by …
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The totally obvious reference to Bill Murray’s “Groundhog Day” is not hard to miss, especially when it’s actually brought up in dialogue for the semi-comedic slasher flick, “Happy Death Day.”
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November is Prose Month. To celebrate, the Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS) is presenting its first celebration of the occasion with nine evenings of prose readings by 20 different writers and three consecutive Saturday workshops on the craft of prose writing and performance.
Jane Lin and Mary Cisper are both New Mexico poets who share an interest in the sciences. Lin is a software engineer who develops web applications for an environmental consulting company. Cisper is a former analytical chemist who conducted research in ion trap mass spectrometry.
The Big Chief Bar looked like a cyclone had hit it, and Max Evans was responsible. That’s why he was in jail in Raton.
So was his friend, an ex-jockey, and the jockey’s monkey, …
Since 1990, New Mexico poet Jim Harris and Canadian poet Glen Sorestad have made an annual fishing pilgrimage to Jan Lake along the Saskatchewan border of Manitoba, Canada. The two authors recently collaborated on a book of poetry titled “Water and Rock: Fish and Friends in the Boreal Forest.”
Cisco Guevara is the owner and founder of Los Rios River Runners. He tells stories to his clients while floating on the Río Grande – and, luckily for the whole of Taos, he tells his stories onstage. This is Guevara’s 17th year participating in the Taos Storytelling Festival.
With grant funding from the Witter Bynner Foundation and collaboration with the Town of Taos, the Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS) is launching Taos' first ever Poet Laureate to begin on Jan. 1, 2018.
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“Turn on, Tune in, drop out” is a phrase that can trigger stories about the raucous and raw counterculture movement spanning the 1960s and ‘70s. This same sentiment brings together a community storytelling project happening Thursday (Nov. 9) in Taos.
Now's your chance to see what "The Marijuana Show" is all about.
George Chacón was born on Nov. 2, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). For 26 years, he and his wife Beverly celebrated his birthday at The Taos Inn, creating a community celebration and observance of Day of the Dead, a day for honoring departed loved ones.
Halloween night in Taos – it’s frightful, delightful and always a sight full! Whether you are looking for some low-key fun or desiring to be in the thick of it, Taos has something for everyone. Here is a rundown of things you can do to celebrate.
Enjoy viewing the lift-off of thirty hot air balloons here in beautiful Taos, New Mexico.
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