During the global pandemic, longtime Santa Fe artist and gallerist Ivan Barnett put his sculptural work on hiatus to focus on a photographic project: a portrait of the City Different that purposefully examines the beauty in the quotidian.
Luci Tapahonso is the author of six books of poetry and was the inaugural poet laureate of the Navajo Nation. She often uses Navajo language in her poetry, where the space between the words can be just as important as the words themselves.
Egyptologist Dora Goldsmith unveils the significance of the sense of smell to ancient Egyptian culture in a series of scent-based workshops designed to bring new life to an antiquated culture.
The Japanese taiko drumming group Kodo performs in a special video made exclusively for the Lensic. See the group performing at venues across Sado Island at the 2020 Earth Celebration.
Adam Swanson, the only four-time winner of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest, will perform ragtime and early jazz in a virtual concert for Southwes…
Alex Tresniowski documents the beginnings of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and organization to which activist and journalist Ida B. Wells contributed greatly via her scathing rebukes of lynch mobs.
Under famed Mexican modernist Rufino Tamayo, Oaxacan-born artist Leovigildo Martinez honed his skill at lithography and went on to become a celebrated artist in his own right. His murals grace the walls of Cafe Pasquals and his paintings are available at Santa Fe landmark's art gallery.
Working under the moniker Dick and Wayne, twin brothers Jesse and Jason Pearson revisit childhood memories, experiences, and adolescent fantasies in a quasi-fictive reimagining of their youth.
The story of Spanish Colonial art in New Mexico is one of evolving styles influenced by trade along historic routes that made Santa Fe an inland port and New Mexico a hub of artistic creation.
In Natalie Goldberg's 15th book, the Zen Buddhist and devoted writing teacher explores Japan, the haiku tradition, and — sometimes — the limits of her own patience.
Santa Fe resident Hannah Day asked her friends to contribute to a cookbook of foods they've made during quarantine. The proceeds benefit Know Your Rights Camp, a racial justice organization.
An award-winning documentary presents a series of portraits of Auschwitz survivors and the different meanings the serial numbers tattooed on their arms, as a reminder of the atrocities committed during the Holocaust, took on in the decades that followed.
Russian-born modernist Esphyr Slobodkina became a central figure in the development of American modernism. A new exhibition provides a glimpse into the breadth of her artistic explorations, which included a mastery of diverse mediums.
David Yarrow's striking black-and-white photography capture wildlife and iconic imagery of the Wild West in stunning detail and impart an immersive sense of presence.
Writer, educator, editor, and curator Alicia Inez Guzmán unravels the complex issues around land use and its history in New Mexico.
Australian writer Claire Thomas' Performance is a curious novel about three women watching Happy Days. It begins moments before the lights go down in the theater. Some 228 pages later, members of the audience file out to the parking lot.
Is The Scapegoat, Sara Davis’ debut novel, in fact, a “propulsive and destabilizing literary mystery,” per its back-cover blurb?
Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism creates a window into the work of mainstream and critical art stars Kahlo and Rivera, as well as contemporaries like Lola Álvarez Bravo, María Izquierdo, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Rufino Tamayo.
Countering Eurocentric depictions of Indigenous peoples with images of beauty, strength, and sensitivity to their contemporaneity as well as their heritage, photographer Cara Romero redefines the Native subject.
In September, the Metropolitan Museum of Art hired its first full-time curator of Native American art in its entire 150-year history.
Aries energy now courses through each blade of grass. We may feel excited or a nap coming on as Aries energy pulses. Although momentum builds this week, we may not be …
In addition to his major support of opera, chamber music, and theater, the late Edgar Foster Daniels was a collector of historic works of art as well as works by prominent contemporary artists. A selection from his private collection is on view at LewAllen Galleries.
Breath is essential to living, but the exhibit Breath Taking shows that it's also central to the making of art. The show features works on the theme of breathing, or in which breathing played a role in their formation, by 18 contemporary artists.
Centered on a seminal work by French artist Camille Claudel, Renegades continues Turner Carroll Gallery's exhibition series on the role of women in the art historical canon.
Artists and singers collaborate on a project that highlights the history and future of the Rio Grande and its vital role as an ecosystem.
Local author Hampton Sides mines history for epic tales of high adventure. He kicks of the month of April with a free talk sponsored by the Rotary Club of Santa Fe.
With an exhibit of of the legendary Mexican artist's paintings at the Albuquerque Museum, Frida Kahlo-inspired merchandise is in plentiful supply.
The Santa Fe Symphony has announced its spring concert lineup, which includes virtual performances at Meow Wolf and other locations throughout Northern New Mexico.
Get ready to read, Santa Fe! The NEA Big Read kicks off on Saturday, March 20, and promises three months of author talks, art contests, and much more.
In Stephen King's Later, Jamie is a kid who can see dead people, and his single mom is a literary agent willing to do whatever she has to in order to keep bread on the table.
Using reductive forms, artist Sheila Miles creates a sense of quietude and mystery in her paintings, capturing the essence of rural places through the interplay of color, light, shadow, and form.
The dreamlike figurative paintings of Gregory Ferrand convey a sense of powerful physiological dramas occurring in small narrative scenes of domesticity, familial life, and everyday human interaction.
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- Where the chile is always hot
- Flatirons Food Film Festival highlights
- Let them eat cake: Coquette satisfies your sweet tooth
- Dosas at home: Paper Dosa gets creative
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