It's every artist's dream to be at work in your studio, when two well-connected art collectors stroll in, buy several large pieces, commission you to work on a few projects and invite you to do a one-man show at a museum in Washington, D.C.
Taos artist Thom Wheeler is living that dream.
Last month Twirl collaborated with the showing of the film Fantastic Fungi at the Taos Community Auditorium. You can now see and experience Twirl's wUNDER installation at Meow Wolf, in Santa Fe - and artful perspective of the extraordinary systems in nature that help trees communicate and support each other.
When Melody (Melwell) Romancito was a child in Kansas, her grandmother would save the cardboard sheets that came with laundered men's shirts, and she would fill the cardboard with her paintings. It would seem like the perfect beginning for an art career, and Romancito continued to paint and study throughout high school, winning national awards.
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The delicious smorgasbord of sound from the Magic Beans are returning to Taos Mesa Brewery Friday (Feb. 21) to funk up your night and rock your soul.
A special concert is coming to town on Monday (Feb. 24). The Taos Jewish Center worked some magic to bring Beyond the Pale, Toronto's award-winning acoustic-roots ensemble known for its unique take on klezmer, Balkan and Romanian music.…
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Taos Onstage board president Charlotte Keefe said a few years ago she read and put aside the script of their current production "Circle Mirror Transformation'' by Annie Baker.
Bees are vital to all life and yet not many people are eager to get up close and personal with their fuzzy cuteness. Willingness to work with bees requires the kind of people willing to reduce their senses in adverse conditions in order to obtain resources from a group of sensitive and sometimes temperamental creatures with sharp pointy bits who attack in life-threatening swarms.
Lyla June Johnston grew up here in Taos, and is a descendant of Diné (Navajo) and Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) lineages. She is a musician, public speaker and internationally recognized performance poet, and will be giving a "Spiritual Activism" talk at Unity of Taos church Sunday , Feb. 23.
Tempo caught up with the very busy Johnston last week.:
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Taos Pueblo filmmakers interested in developing their media-arts projects are eligible to receive funding through the newly established Senator John Pinto Memorial Filmmakers Fund. Individual Native filmmakers can use funds toward any aspect of production. This can include, film, TV, video games or audio visual projects.
Hopefully, you didn’t see “Downhill” as a date movie for Valentines Day because if you did it might have let the air out of whatever romantic ideas you might have had …
It’s probably a sure bet that “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” won’t make anyone’s best movies list alongside “Citizen Kane.” But then, you’d have to be one serious lunatic to put those movies together in the first place.
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New Mexico children's book author Linda Harkey's fourth book, "Doc, Willie, and the Pack" (Archway, 2019), is a continuation of the growing Hickory Doc series.
Levi Romero says he used to be a closet poet. Being a poet and a young Chicano male did not seem to go together. That is, until he recognized how much language and the love of stories lay at the heart of both his culture and the art of poetry.
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