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After an extensive nationwide search, the executive committee of the Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos announced this week that Greta Brunschwyler will become the museum's new executive director. more
Margo Beutler Gins is a fundraising force of nature in town, a mover and shaker and the steadfast protector of Taos historic landmarks The Blumenschein Home and Museum and la Hacienda de Los Martinez. more
How a teenage nun began shaping American culture some 400 years ago from the cell of her cloistered convent in Spain is the amazing story of Sor María de Jesús de Ágreda - a … more
Generations of Taoseños have known the joy of whirling through the summer air on the brightly painted horses of the Tío Vivo carousel. more
It was in retrospect a "scorched earth" policy. After decades of conflict between Diné warriors and white colonists, the United States military decided enough was enough.So, in … more
Come with me on a journey back in time - imagine we are in Venice, Italy, the year is 1619, and a baby girl has just been born into the illustrious Strozzi family. We are in a moment when the city is … more
The program, spotlighting the talents of tenor Salman Lee and composer-pianist Claire Detels, is steeped in inspiration from the greats in this vibrant homegrown tradition. more
Test your Santa knowledge in this fun 10-question quiz! more
The Harwood Museum of Art is planning an opening reception Saturday (Nov. 3), 3-5 p.m., for three new exhibitions of historically important Taos artists ... more
La Hacienda de Los Martínez in Lower Ranchitos will host "Reconciling for Peace in the Valley of the Río Pueblo de Taos" Saturday (Oct. 13), beginning at 10 a.m."It will be … more
The period in the mid-1800s was a turbulent time in the history of New Mexico. U.S. President James K. Polk waged war with Mexico in 1846 in an effort to secure sea to shining sea domination of the … more
In this modern age, it is somewhat romantic to aspire to subsist and feed ourselves as we once did in New Mexico. Subsistence farming, as a way of life and survival, was present in New Mexico for a … more
This isn’t my only observation from working at a newspaper, but this I do know: the great thing about it is hearing people’s stories and many times, in the best of cases, being changed by … more
“They do as they please, they say what they think, and nobody cares, for everyone is busy doing likewise.” — Mabel Dodge Luhan in “Ladies of the Canyon: A League of … more
Raíces is the second in a four-part series spanning four consecutive weeks, It is followed by Artes (Arts) and culminates with the Unsung Heroes/Citizen(s) of the Year publication on Oct. … more
Ask an ordinary Catholic around the world to name the first book of the Bible and he’s likely to say, “Genesis; the story of Creation.” Now, ask an ordinary Taoseño to name … more
If only the tombstones at Kit Carson Cemetery could talk, Taos area residents might be able to solve a mystery that has contributed to the collection of local folklore.  more
Northern New Mexico pioneer Ceran St. Vrain was a leader of his time. Those who lived and worked with St. Vrain said he was a kind gentleman, a worthy and intelligent commander — polite but, … more
Tradiciones (traditions) continues to be a recognition and ovation of the rule-breakers, tradition-holders and history-makers that have molded this special place in the Sangre de Cristo mountains. It … more
The study of tree rings has led to insightful discoveries about the history of people and places. Dr. Tom Swetnam is an expert in using tree rings to learn about environmental and … more
Sometimes living in the now with eyes and hearts wide open means having to see where we’ve been. more
When my students and I discuss the possibilities of the birth petroglyph with Matthew Martinez, we inevitably weave a web of stories about traditional birth practices, about imagining how and where women gave birth and how birth begs the question of relationship. more
Most Sundays, when the weather is good, I take a drive with my mother to Chimayó, our querencia (home ground), the place of origin for so much of who we are. In our conversation as we travel, … more
No public spaces in Northern New Mexico are more reflective of local customs, the skills of homegrown artisans and particular traditions than are churches. In our ongoing look at various means and … more
When my inquisitive ancestors asked the Pueblo people about the geography of Taos, responses in the Tiwa and Tewa languages described a high country, or la sierra as we say it in New Mexico’s … more
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