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Visitors to the Friday (June 14) Hardhat Tour and opening reception for the Couse-Sharp Historic Site Biennial Gala visit the proposed Lunder Research Center in the former Mission Gallery on Kit Carson Road.
Art

Couse-Sharp benefit celebrates historic preservation

Even though the University of New Mexico-Taos Klauer Campus sits elegantly along a quiet road south of Ranchos de Taos and nearly everybody knows about it -- and a lot of …
One of the pluses of participating in the annual Toast of Taos Wine Festival and Golf Tournament is enjoying the day under a scenic panorama.
Benefit

Toast and tees

The Taos Lions Club is coming out swinging. Golf clubs, that is. And, like its previous Toast of Taos fundraisers, this year's event is planned out as an exceptional day of fun, music, …
David Wilson wrestles his steer to the ground at the 2018 Rodeo de Taos. This year’s event is planned Saturday and Sunday (June 22-23) at the Taos County Sheriff’s Posse Arena, where you’ll see a full schedule of riding and roping events. Later on Saturday, a Rodeo Dance is scheduled at the KTAOS Solar Center starting at 9 p.m.
Entertainment

What's happening in Taos?

Music, art and entertainment abounds this week as we roll toward the official start of summer. For a taste, here's a brief rundown of what's going down in Taos ...
Tempo Music
Orquestra AkokIán, one of the few remaining big bands out of Cuba, boasts a large horn section.
Music

Do you know the mambo?

To the delight of us all, my Sicilian grandmother would smile and break into giggly laughter when her daughter (my aunt) Rebecca clapped and danced in the family kitchen singing "Mambo Italiano" with …
Béla Fleck and the Flecktones
Music

Béla Fleck's banjo wizardry

On Saturday (June 22) the Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership is your solstice destination where, at 8 p.m, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones take to the outdoor amphitheater stage ready to rock your world with their Grammy Award-winning progressive bluegrass music and Fleck's formidably masterful banjo music.
Come September, Bone Orchard's Daniel Pretends Eagle and Carol Morgan-Eagle will be heading to Ireland with Eat the Peach Travel as its 'musicians in residence.'
Music

Bone Orchard and Iriebellion set the groove at Taos Plaza Live

Every band that's been around for a while evolves. It's just what happens, especially when their audience begins to gel. That's the case with two local outfits that Taoseños …
Tempo Culture
Astrology

Taos Star Guide

The full moon in Sagittarius on Monday (June e 17) opposes Gemini’s solar position. Sagittarius rules the planet Jupiter, so areas of exploration and excessiveness ...
Joaquin Reyes, of Taos, guides his 2-year-old son, Mathius Reyes, as he touches a Western hognose snake.

Photo gallery: Up close with snakes and raptors

The Taos Youth and Family Center had some visitors over the weekend, but not the human kind. They were Harley, Patches and Soul -- a Western hognose snake, a desert box turtle and a turkey vulture. …
Astrology

Taos Star Guide

This week, you can witness Mercury and Mars in a duet line dance with Luna in our early evening skies. Mars can be located below and to the right of Sunday’s (June 9) first-quarter moon ...
Tempo Film
Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth star as Agents M and H in 'Men in Black: International.'
Movies

Now showing in Taos: 'Men in Black: International'

The comedy-sci-fi concept behind Men in Black could probably go on forever if its creators had as much imagination as the special effects designers hired to come up with all ...
Sophie Turner stars as Jean Grey in "Dark Phoenix."
Movies

Now showing in Taos: ‘Dark Phoenix’

The most disturbing part of “Dark Phoenix,” the new X-Men movie, is not the apocalyptic attack from a mysterious cosmic force or the aliens that want to control it and wipe out all life on earth ...
Millie Bobby Brown, of TV’s “Stranger Things” fame, makes her feature film debut as Madison Russell in “Godzilla: King of the Monsters.”
Movies

Now showing in Taos: “Godzilla: King of the Monsters’

Epic. That’s about all I can say about the new “Godzilla: King of the Monsters.” With the sound cranked up high enough to jiggle your synapses, the movie is a visual and aural experience unlike many in cinemas since the Sensurround in 1974’s “Earthquake.”
Tempo Books
Environmental journalist Laura Paskus photographed at Acoma Pueblo, N.M.
Books

Are we at the environmental precipice?

For the past 17 years, Laura Paskus has worked as an environmental journalist. Her job is to pay attention to water, forests, climate change and energy issues in New Mexico. She is …
Lebanese-born singer-songwriter Tony Khalife
Entertainment

Poetry and music welcomes solstice

"There wasn't much happening with the solstice in Taos," said event producer Opal Keen. Keen is new to production and fairly new to Taos ...

Secret life of Taos hippies

Those were the days: Life and Love in 1970s' New Mexico by Phaedra Greenwood and Jim Levy

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