Sep 152015
Singing for Shelter - Las Cruces

Share It!  RAISING HOPE THROUGH AWARENESS SINGING FOR SHELTER A CONCERT TO BENEFIT HOMELESS YOUTH NOVEMBER 14, 2015   September 11, 2015 – Sometimes a single act of charity can mean the difference between hope and hopelessness. To that end, the Rio Grande Theatre will be the staging ground for an inspirational musical and visual journey geared toward raising awareness of a very real problem facing society today. Benefitting the efforts of Casa Q, a not-for-profit organization providing safe living options and services for homeless LGBTQ youth throughout the state [Read More]

Sep 092015
Elders in Residence Share Their Stories at Jemez Historic Site

Share It! Elders in Residence Share Their Stories at Jemez Historic Site Artists and cultural leaders to spark new conversations with visitors to Jemez Historic Site. (JEMEZ SPRINGS, NM—Sept. 9, 2015)—Jemez Historic Site’s Elder in Residence Program returns this year between September 30 and October 18. During this time two tribal elders will be on site to offer a Native American voice in the interpretation and preservation of Jemez Historic Site. The tribal elders will provide tours and share stories and personal feelings about the site and their culture with [Read More]

Sep 092015
Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico

Share It! (Santa Fe, NM – Sept. 9, 2015) – The Museum of International Folk Art will present Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico, the most comprehensive exhibition to celebrate and study this living tradition as an art form. The exhibition opens November 22, 2015 and runs through September 11, 2016. More than 150 objects will be featured. Among them, items once used by renowned artists Encarnación López y Júlvez “La Argentinita”, José Greco, and Vicente Romero and María Benítez (both from New Mexico). In addition to other stunning loans [Read More]

Sep 052015
Editor's Blog - Labor Day Weekend

Share It!Harleys, Me and Bobbie McGee, more rain and lots to eat. Greetings and a happy Labor Day weekend! I hope it did not rain as much in the rest of the state as it did in Silver City last night; we have so many events and things going on. The energy is high as the town is filled with people and activities. “Me and Bobbie McGee” drifts across the way from The Chicano Car and Music Festival at Gough Park as one of the bands fills the air with [Read More]

Sep 022015
El Santuario de Chamayo, Chamayo, NM

Share It! Located nine miles east of Espanola, New Mexico, and twenty-eight miles north of Santa Fe, this shrine receives about three-hundred visitors per year and is considered to be the most important Catholic pilgrimage in the United States. The first chapel was built on the land by Bernardo Abeyta who asked for permission to build a larger place of worship. Once reports of healings and cures were reported, he received permission and the present-day chapel was built in 1816. It became a national landmark in 1970. Each year during Holy [Read More]

Sep 022015
Editor's Blog - Sundresses & Flannel Shirts

Share It! September 2, 2015 Sundresses & flannel shirts, Allman Brothers, Acoma, petroglyphs and the Gila Cliff Dwellings. As of this writing (which is mid-afternoon) I am wearing a sundress with a flannel shirt. That should give you some idea of the fickleness of New Mexico weather! Layer, layer, layer. Hot, cool, on, off. Not always fashionable, but functional at least. Continuing work today on the new sacred sites guide. I have just completed the section on the Gila Cliff Dwellings. Such a beautiful, isolated and sacred area. I am [Read More]

Sep 022015
Rinconada Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque.

Share It!Watch our video for a walking tour through the petroglyphs   Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago. These images are a valuable record of cultural expression and hold profound spiritual significance for contemporary Native Americans and for the descendants of the early Spanish settlers. Located just off of I-40 on the western side of Albuquerque, Rinconada Canyon offers up to 400 petroglyphs in [Read More]

Sep 022015
The Gila Cliff Dwellings

Share It! Make the drive through the Gila National Forest up to the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. Wind your way through pine trees, beautiful vistas and rock formations to reach the Gila Cliff Dwellings.   Explore the world of ancestors of Puebloan people who lived in the Mogollon area over 700 years ago. Hear the voices of the ancestors on the wind as you traverse the winding trail up to the dwellings. Silently commune with all that is in this ancient and magical place. No doubt many sacred ceremonies [Read More]

Sep 012015
7th Annual Pickamania! Sept. 11-13, 2015 - Silver City

Share It!  7th Annual Pickamania! Sept. 11-13, 2015 Pickamania weekend kicks off in Silver City on Friday, September 11 with the Big Ditch Crickets in downtown. This weekend-ling events offers some of the finest in bluegrass, folk, acoustic and hoe-down in the state. Most of the daytime activities and shows are held in Gough Park with some of the late evening performances in the Beer Garden at Gough Park. Both days are busy, seeing Gough Park packed with fans but Saturday is usually the busiest. There are some great acts coming [Read More]

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