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Clay artist Alissa Mittl works on a sgraffito design at Taos Clay.
Art

Quaff a pint to benefit clay artists

For a fee, a guest chooses a unique pint created in the studio at Taos Clay by one of the resident artists and receives a complimentary beer within the custom 16-ounce creation. This year attendees can choose from an estimated 250-300 pints carefully crafted by Taos artisans.
Rebecca Córdova cleaning up after a bake sale outside Super Save Foods to raise money to support the children of Celeste Montoya, who was recently killed in a car accident. Photograph by Jim O'Donnell from 'Twenty-Four Hours: A Day in the Life of Taos.'
Special publication

Photography magazine: 'Twenty-Four Hours: A Day in the Life of Taos'

Plan to get your free copy of "Twenty-Four Hours" when it hits newsstands inside the Thursday (Feb. 28) edition of The Taos News  This is sure to become an instant keepsake.
Westley, played by Kelden Larson, shares a moment with Buttercup, played by Ryan Kipnis.
Theater

Taos High School presents 'The Princess Bride'

The play will have two casts performing on alternate nights. "They are very different, with different takes, and they're both phenomenal," said THS Drama Director Saundra Bouchie.
Tempo Music
Courtesy photoIrish music artists Randal Bays, left, and John Coyne

Randal Bays and John Coyne roll out an intimate concert of traditional Irish tunes

Randal Bays has been called "one of the finest Irish fiddlers one could ever hope to hear," by Fiddler Magazine. He lives in Seattle, Washington, and has toured and recorded in the …
Country music artists The Powell Brothers
Music

High-energy boys from Houston kick up dust at the Motherlode

The self-described long and winding musical journey of two high-energy Houston brothers, Taylor and Blake Powell, bring them back to New Mexico this week, a place where both say …
Jazz trumpeter and vocalist Christine Fawson
Music

'Jazz on Tap' with Pete Amahl Trio and Christine Fawson

Teatime trumpet, jazz cats and beer on tap. It used to be commonplace to have great jazz musicians play a concert in midafternoon where drummer Pete Amahl grew up on the East Coast. He recalls …
Tempo Culture
Rita O'Connell stars in a one-woman performance of 'Every Brilliant Thing,' held over at Ennui Gallery.
Parallax

Opinion: 'Every Brilliant Thing' is a 'singularly brilliant play'

While I was not familiar with the work, and attended expecting a "typical" thespian experience, what occurred was a surprisingly engaging and personal examination of depression, suicide and the human condition.
Danza Azteca de Anáhuac presents the 26th annual Dia de Cuauhtémoc, celebrating the last Aztec general and defender of the Americas Saturday (Feb. 23), 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Taos Plaza. Dancers from Colorado, Arizona, California, Texas, New Mexico, Utah and México are slated to appear.
Entertainment

Taos entertainment to-do list – week of Feb. 21

Looking for something to see and do this week? Tempo magazine has it all. This is but a sample of what's going on in local venues ...
An exuberant gathering of demonstrators at the seventh annual One Billion Rising organized for the celebratory flash mob dance at the Taos Plaza today (Feb. 14), Valentine's Day.

'One Billion Rising' participants gather in Taos celebration despite the rain

In a misty warm Valentine's Day on the Taos Plaza today (Feb. 14), a determined smattering of approximately 150 people gathered for the seventh annual One Billion Rising demonstration to protest violence against women and girls worldwide.
Tempo Film
Rosa Salazar stars as 'Alita: Battle Angel.'
Movies

Movie review: 'Alita: Battle Angel'

There’s a reason manga works best on the printed page. As a 2-D image brought to life by talented Asian illustrators who unleash a vivid combination of dynamic action ...
Oscar nominee Yalitza Aparicio, the first indigenous woman given that honor, portrays the live-in maid, Cleodegaria Gutiérrez in Alphonso Cuarón’s “Roma.”
Movies

Movie reviews: 'Roma' and 'The Favourite'

Alphonso Cuarón has said his film, “Roma,” is made up of 90 percent memories, his memories, of when he was growing up in the early 1970s in Mexico City ...
A still frame from 'Hiro's Table'
Film

Taos filmmaker to screen Best New Mexico Documentary: 'Hiro's Table'

It was 1989 and Lynn Hamrick was living alone in West Hollywood. She stopped at a little Japanese restaurant for a meal, but little did she know she found her staple in cuisine and in …
Tempo Books
Author Patricia Pollard
Literary arts

Book review: 'Long Time Lost,' a memoir

Her life story exposes this taboo of women without children for what it is, outdated and oppressive, and reminds us that everyone is fighting a battle we know nothing about.
Heather Hoeksema
Music and literary arts

Life as a journal

Heather Hoeksema, architect turned author and musician, is on the road in her Airstream and will be visiting Taos this weekend for a music event Saturday (Feb. 2), 7-9 p.m., at …
The new book by Nasario García
Books

Modern folktales of New Mexico illustrate the past is with us today

Folktales are stories by the people for the people, passed down from generation to generation. In …

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