In his excursions into the wilderness surrounding his home in the Ortiz Mountains, James McConnell discovered a world alive with soaring ravens and coyotes, weaving and bobbing along the trails, as well as stunning night blooms. He put them together into a body of work that reveals, with candid intimacy, nature through the lens.

The Santa Fe Symphony launched the 2022 concert year with a program featuring a Mozart symphony, a Haydn concerto, an overture that’s an orchestral showpiece, and a co-commissioned premiere that had very unusual but highly welcome aspects — a trumpet concerto written by a woman composer for a woman soloist.

Whether he was working in painting, printmaking, or bronze, Nathan Oliveira seemed to capture the human figure in moments of stasis, caught somewhere between the viewers apprehension of them in this world, and a world beyond our own.

They've morphed and expanded over the years, but Nosotros's blend of rock, salsa, jazz, and cumbia continues to electrify audiences.

Emerging New Mexico artists working in new media are showcased in a three-person exhibition of perception-bending and perception-expanding artworks.

Random Acts

Eye in the sky

Kate Joyce transforms the routine experience of flight commutes into an intimate and metaphysical sensory experience and a meditation on time, place, and bodies in space.

Since its founding in 1990 as a one-day annual celebration, the Chicago Humanities Festival has grown to offer more than 100 events every year in venues throughout the…

Etsuko Ichikawa's pyrograph artwork involves the fluid movements of a dance and the molten nature of heated glass, which produces works of ephemeral beauty.

It’s a good time to catch up with friends and reassess our situation rather than push ourselves forward with Venus and Mercury now both retrograde.

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David Muck co-founded Zephyr Development Corporation, a terminal emulation software firm, in 1985 and has since volunteered with several nonprofits.

As a boy growing up off of Highway 14, Steven Herrera thought his dream of being in the movies was just that. But with perseverance and an unflaggingly positive outlook, he's made that dream a reality.

The Santa Fe Symphony’s concert on Sunday, Jan. 16 features a true rara avis as part of the program — a trumpet concerto by a female composer written for and played by a female soloist. 

Six artists broaden the definition of landscape as an artistic genre, challenging our notions of what it is and suggesting possibilities for future representation.

Dominic Cooke’s 2017 revival of Follies, staged by the National Theatre and streaming at the Lensic on Saturday, Jan. 15, is a superb opportunity to celebrate the memory of Stephen Sondheim.

With roots in Scottish folk traditions, the Maxwell Quartet bring fresh enthusiasm to a performance in Los Alamos, playing with conviction and panache.

Artists Debra Baxter and Dawn Cerny bring together artists from several generations of Bard College's MFA program for a sculptural show that challenges the legacies of minimalism and postminimalism.

Trumpeter Shamarr Allen exudes a style flavored by his Native New Orleans, and creates an exhilarating sound influenced by a variety of genres.

The exhibit commemorating the first 17th-century printed edition of William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies can still seen online, offering viewers a glimpse into the history of one of the world's most influential works of literature.

Julia Lambright explores the inadequacies and impermamance of nature in her ephemeral and dreamlike paintings. 

It’s going to be a wonky week so when things get strange, push the pause button and hold still for a minute. 

Yara Zgheib's second novel revisits the bad old days of 2017, delving beneath the headlines to tell a wrenching personal story, which traces the paths of two Syrian immigrants torn apart by the U.S. travel ban. 

Poet Laureate Joy Harjo discusses her signature project with poet Layli Long Soldier.

In Santa Fe Modern, author Helen Thompson highlights the radical architecture of modern Santa Fe structures and why it belongs.

In this New Year’s Day performance, Laurent Pelly’s storybook staging of Jules Massenet’s Cendrillon is presented by the Met with an all-new family-focused, 95-minute version that’s sung in English.

Virtual Vivace, the Santa Fe Opera Guild’s online book club, explores The Merry Wives of Windsor, the Shakespeare comedy at the center of Falstaff

A look back on the past 12 months and the 33 movies that earned the highest praise from Washington Post critics.

Vivo artists explore the clarity and inspiration that comes with the meeting of the conscious and subconscious during the creative process in Awakenings.

Kuzana Ogg's abstract canvases reflect the flow of life in its tranquility and bustling activity and forge an equilibrium between them.

Against the Grain presents the work of 21 artists from nine states who explore themes of identity, time, human connection, and the environment in their works.

With the sun, Venus, and Pluto in industrious, goal-oriented Capricorn we can accomplish a lot in the weeks ahead if we get organized now.

The futuristic Swan Song is a maudlin tear-jerker with the barest patina of a sci-fi flick that wants you to think deeply about its central, morbid question.

In Our First Civil War: Patriots and Loyalists in the American Revolution, H. W. Brands offers a fast-paced, often riveting account of the military and political events leading up to the Declaration of Independence and those that followed during the war. 

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The exceptional stories in On Girlhood explore the realities of growing up Black and female.

With his recent move to Santa Fe, the birth of a daughter, and the release of a new album, the last year brought many changes to Carter Beckworth's life. And some of that's reflected in, in a roundabout sort of way, in his music.

Add a touch of class to your holidays by joining Joe Illick and a specially assembled New Year’s Eve Orchestra for a concert at the Lensic Performing Arts Center.

Drink a champagne toast and ring in the New Year with dance and song when La Emi performs with special guests (singers and musicians) at The Lodge at Santa Fe.