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Jesse Moya/Taos News     Campers lined up on the fence at Kit Carson Park for the three day Taos Vortex festival.
Taos Vortex has spun away and Taos’ central park returns to normal as community members and officials look for answers to the camping question in the park.
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Pilot Aguilar of Pueblo, Colorado rides his bike through the back area of a building where graffiti writers cover the walls of two buildings comprising Vagrant Heart's art space for its inaugural Street Art Market Saturday (Aug. 17).
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Epic ‘spray jam’ covers the walls of Vagrant Heart

The experience was epic. Just strolling around the buildings comprising the Vagrant Heart Gallery on Paseo del Cañón East as dozens of graffiti writers displayed their talents was breathtaking Saturday (Aug. 17) for the venue’s first Street Art Fair.
Artist America Martin amid some of her work.

Irrepressible artist America Martin explores nature’s body

“To be able to scramble up some place and look at it, and see it change. Your viewpoint changes, maybe communicating less, or maybe the color. It’s fun to be able to be so present, to let nature show you what to paint or show you the parts that are important to paint.”
Rotary Literacy Volunteers: First Row left to right: Donna Mellinger, Bruce Mulligan, Jennifer Britton (AmeriCorps Vista), Sue Givens-Mulvaney, Lucille Gallegos-Jaramillo, Kathy Herman. Second Row left to right: Gary Matney, Darryl Bouchard, Keith King, George Jaramillo
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Success Story: Taos Municipal Schools

The Taos Municipal School District partners with more than 65 community organizations in order to provide support for its students and give them the best chance to learn and be successful.

HIVE project wins national competition, brings home $100,000 grant

The University of New Mexico-Taos Education and Career Center received a $100,000 grant yesterday (Aug. 8) for submitting the winning entry, its Hub of Internet-Based Vocations and Education (HIVE) …
Newly pressed prints by Taos Pueblo students hang to dry in the workshop conducted by Farmer.
Art

Native American children’s art featured at Stables Gallery

For the first time in the history of Taos Pueblo’s Oo-oo-nah Art and Cultural Center, there will be a student art exhibition in the Stables Gallery of the Taos Center for the Arts.
Visitors arrive for an opening reception at the Stables Gallery of the Taos Center for the Arts Friday (Aug. 2).
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Former board member leaves $250k to TCA

The Taos Center for the Arts has a lot to celebrate. Back in April, the center’s board of directors was told that former board member Christine L. Wells, who died in February, had bequeathed the local arts organization a sizable monetary gift, according to board president Kandace Nachtrab.
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Success Story: Metric Motors sharpens focus on education, customer service

If you’re one of those among us who think of our cars and trucks as members of the family, then you’ve got the right idea. Look after it well and your vehicle will take good care of you …
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Longtime Taos cobbler grapples with wife’s coma while running small business

Roberto Molina Reyes leans over his wife Susana. He wipes her face with a wet cloth, strokes her cheek, rubs her brow beneath the dips in her skull. Despierta, he says, despierta. Wake up. …

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Plein air artist remembered
A founding member of Sage Fine Art Gallery, Salvatore "Sal" Giglio, died May 20. The gallery will honor his life and work with a show …
Fall Arts fundraiser helps to grow Taos youth art programs
A great afternoon of Taos culinary, musical and cultural fine arts is taking place next week to benefit youth art programs in Taos. …
Is it the pickin' or the grinnin' that gets you going?
With the waning days left in the summer of 2019, the fresh mountain air of Red River beckons the spirit. For many, that spirit is …
What's happening in Taos?
Monsoonal weather seems to be having the effect of turning on a big swamp cooler over the Taos area these days. So, if you're wanting …
Composer Leonard Bernstein’s daughter tells all in new memoir
Jamie Bernstein explores the good and bad effects of having a famous father in her memoir, “Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing …
You'll be steps closer to the future at the Renewable Taos Electric Vehicle Expo
Twentieth-century kids who grew up watching “The Jetsons” cartoons were certain that the cartoon’s bubble-domed personal …
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Fresh off a state title and down veteran players, coach molding young squad

Abreu Jr. called it “week-one stuff,” but this was day nine of preseason football practice. If the Taos Tigers couldn’t execute a play they worked on during the first week, their …

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