Sunday Spotlight: Risky move from academia launched man’s art career

Paul Milosevich traveled the path filled with uncertainty. He left behind the stability of campus life and a guaranteed paycheck to test himself in the competitive art world.

  • Celebrations, July 22, 2014

    Gene Gray and Betty Lee Wilkins met in Albuquerque and were married July 15, 1944, at Fruit Avenue Baptist Church in Albuquerque.

  • Etiquette Rules: Careful planning key to smooth visit

    It’s peak season for hitting the road to visit folks and friends. Hosts are busy tidying up the house and rolling out the red carpet … or the futon. Guests are gearing up for a combination of adventure, local flavor and face time.

  • Faces & places, July 6, 2014

    The Espanola Valley Opera Guild has announced the winners of the annual youth essay contest. The winners wrote on the topic: “Why I Want to Attend The Santa Fe Opera.” Contestants were from Rio Arriba County, the Española Valley or the Pojoaque Valley Schools. From left are Divara Harper, Noelia Topete, Baleigh Williams, Jerick Martinez, Victoria Williams, Alyanna Mercedes Cuevas and Destiny Martinez.

  • Santa Feans committed to social justice help improve life in Mexico

    These Santa Feans, all deeply committed to social justice, are part of a small, loosely knit but dedicated mix of local residents who have committed themselves to improving the lives of our Mexican neighbors.

  • Etiquette Rules: Wave your flag proudly, but do it right

    GOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAL! The exuberant call heard around the globe and understood in all languages permeates the airwaves from this month’s World Cup in Brazil. Coming off the heels of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, love of country is on full display with fans adorning themselves in their respective nation’s flag colors, face paint and artistic headdress.

  • Your neighbor: A passion for pageants

    Ashley Fresquez, 19, who was born and raised in the Duke City, represented the City Different in this year’s Miss New Mexico pageant in Ruidoso after winning the Santa Fe competition in March.

  • Love of flying takes Santa Fe woman around the world

    The Santa Fe pilot’s interest in aviation recently took her on a four-day voyage across the country, competing in the 2,338-mile, all-female Air Race Classic.

  • Dressing up the Roundhouse: Capitol curator oversees one of state’s finest art collections

    Besides being the place where the Legislature meets and the governor governs, the New Mexico state Capitol also is one of the best art museums in a city full of museums and art galleries. “I hear that a lot,” says Cynthia Sanchez.

  • Education standouts, June 15, 2014

    Kristyn Fox of Santa Fe graduated magna cum laude from The University of New Mexico on May 16 with a Bachelor of Arts. She is the daughter of Amber Fox, Kevin Kuhn and Richard Fox (deceased). She is the granddaughter of Melba and Bob Rutledge and Teresa (deceased) and Dick Fox.

  • Etiquette rules: Smooth travel with a tot calls for extra planning

    There are few things more unpleasant while traveling than being trapped near a screaming baby or toddler. As a bystander, you can’t tell the parent to quiet the child, and on the flip side, there is not much to be done to soothe a child you don’t know.

  • Faces & places, June 15, 2014

    The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, the Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe Professional Business Women and the city of Santa Fe announced the winners of the 2014 Santa Fe Business Awards.

  • Honor rolls, June 14, 2014

    Santa Fe Preparatory School

  • Celebrations, June 8, 2014

    Santa Fe’s Jimmy Crumbacher has completed one of The University of New Mexico’s most daunting programs — the Bachelor of Arts to Medical Doctor degree program.

  • Etiquette rules: Courtesy goes a long way out on the trails

    To celebrate National Trails Day, June 7, I thought I’d revisit the topic of trail etiquette.

  • Celebrations, June 1, 2014

    Deanza Rivera and Philip Apodaca were married in a double ring ceremony May 18 at El Monte Sagrado Resort in Taos.

  • Faces & Places, June 1, 2014

    The School for Advanced Research has announced three artist-in-residence fellowships to advance the work of mature and emerging Native artists.

  • Faces & Places, May 25, 2014

    Amadeus F. Gurule, 12, who just completed his sixth-grade year at E.J. Martinez Elementary School, where attended since kindergarten, achieved what most students will never accomplish — he never missed one day of school, or even one hour, in the seven years he attended.

  • Celebrations, May 25, 2014

    Max and Eliza Romero were married on May 29, 1954, at Cristo Rey Church in Santa Fe.

  • Celebrations, May 18, 2014

    Julian Henry Kavanagh was born May 5, 2014, to Carolyn Martinez Kavanagh and Troy Alan Kavanagh, who welcome their first child.

  • Etiquette Rules: Eloping? Keep your loved ones in the loop

    n the realm of weddings, every action by guest and couple is imbued with etiquette. Entire books are written on the topic, from how to address an envelope to how to address a crowd during a toast. And despite a plethora of literature, uncertainty looms alongside the aisle and altar.

  • Santa Fe Botanical Garden blossoms into celebration venue

    Carpets of violet Veronica and pink chintz thyme are beginning to blanket the ground, and bees are visiting them. The crab apple trees have finished blossoming, and their leaves are turning rosy red for the summer.

  • Celebrations, May 11, 2014

    Kelly Chicas (née Greene) and Mark Chisholm exchanged wedding vows at Tamaya Resort, north of Bernalillo, on March 15, 2014.

  • Fiesta royalty crowned at Baile de Mayo

    Carmelita Roybal, the daughter of Ymelda Gurule Roybal and Leonard Joseph Roybal, and a student at The University of New Mexico, was crowned as the 2014 La Reina de la Fiesta de Santa Fe during Saturday night’s Baile de Mayo at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center.

  • Faces & Places, May 4

    Santa Fean and St. Michael’s High School alum Chris “Gerber” Mathie will put his culinary skills to the test on an episode of Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen airing Sunday, May 4.

  • Five competing to portray La Reina, de Vargas in 2014 Fiesta court

    Candidates will make their presentations Tuesday at the Sweeney Ballroom of the Santa Fe Community Convention Center.