Natalie Featherston's artwork looks exactly like what it is: a child’s drawing of dinosaurs at a tea party, a one-panel pop art comic of a distraught woman, a nest of turquoise-blue robins’ eggs. They’re two-dimensional paintings, with nothing to touch but the surface of the canvas. Featherston is a trompe l’oeil painter, which is French for “to deceive the eye.”
So you haven't read the Harry Potter books, and the world of Hogwarts is alien to you. Maybe you've been wondering what all the fuss is about. Well-trained wizards and Muggles alike can get the whole story in just 70 minutes in the laugh riot production Potted Potter.
After decades of companies paying lip-service to the ideals of diversity and inclusivity without much genuine progress, the overwhelming success of Fire Shut Up in My Bones at the Metropolitan Opera may be the spark that fuels some real change in the world of American opera.
Adapted from the best-selling memoir of New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow, Fire Shut Up in My Bones is the first Met production by a Black composer in the company’s 138 years.
In Tunnel 29: The True Story of an Extraordinary Escape Beneath the Berlin Wall, author Helena Merriman chronicles the creative escape of 29 from East Germany.
Oscar Wilde’s birthday is Oct. 16, 1854, and there’s a simple way to both celebrate it and give yourself a present: Pick up a copy of Oscar Wilde: A Life by Matthew Sturgis.
In Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy, Nathaniel Philbrick brings his gift as a narrator to this on-the-road part of George Washington’s life.
All fictional narrators are unreliable to an extent. But A Calling for Charlie Barnes positively wallows in unreliability, especially in the way families deploy alternative facts to undermine some relatives and elevate others.
Three artists, working independently, bring a multisensory experience to visitors at SITE Santa Fe with three never-before exhibited installations.
Three prominent artists — Judith F. Baca, Mildred Howard, and Jaune Quick-to See-Smith —create evocative works that highlight issues of housing, civil rights, the environment, and immigration policy, and other social and political topics relevant to minority and underrepresented communities and, by extension, to us all.
In his latest book, the author, journalist, and historian tackles the complicated history of European colonialism through the story of a South Seas Islander, who was the first such man to visit England in the age of imperialism.
The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts presents a streaming conversation with Erin Vink, assistant curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Jazz and classical clarinetist Eddie Daniels celebrates his 80th birthday and the release of his new album Night Kisses with a performance and culinary feast at Dave's Jazz Bistro.
Fourteen local, national, and international artists and artist collectives are included in an exhibition and series of public programs that counter the narratives of dominant power structures to reclaim stories and memories of place.
Six artist's in the Thoma Foundation Collection use digital technologies to explore concepts of humankind's interactions with the landscape and the possibilities for representations of the natural world.
Stay centered this busy week. Enjoy the effect when energy pivots and sidesteps its many crosscurrents and all the willful planets dance together as the sun and Mars conjunct and they both square Pluto.
With its punctuationless title, Jon McGregor’s latest is a book about the slipperiness of language, that flexible and fallible vehicle for consciousness and communication on which we are so dependent.
Harald Hardrada, the 11th-century Norse adventurer of Don Hollway's The Last Viking, led an iron-hammered life of struggle, travel, scheming, and violence. Especially that last part.
The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival returns as a full in-person event for 2021 with 47 feature films, more than 100 shorts, and a Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented to Oliver Stone.
Maura Dhu Studi directs a staged reading of Manahatta, a play by Mary Kathryn Nagle that explores cultural misunderstandings behind the Lenape Tribe’s “sale” of Manhattan Island to the Dutch in 1626.
Artist Josephine Halvorson creates a dialogue between the past and present in works inspired directly by her time as an artist in residence at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.
An exhibition by Harwood Art Center's first artist-in-residence, Martín Wannam, in collaboration with artist Marlene Tafoya, challenges the lingering biases of colonialism.
As a portrait of the wobbly unreality of existence that comes with a loved one’s death, Oates' latest novel can be effective and harrowing.
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- 'Eating is the major sport of having a body': Cafe Pasqual's Katharine Kagel
- Off the beaten track: Midtown Bistro
- Authentic Italian cuisine capita a Santa Fe: Chef Cristian Pontiggia
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- This way to Flavor Town: Tune Up Café
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