Aug 282015
2015 Santa Fe Indian Market Fashion Show

Share It!Here are some highlights of the 2015 Santa Fe Indian Market Fashion Show. Amazing designs and ceremonial-type attire for all ages. The SWAIA Indian Market is an annual event held every August on the historic Plaza in downtown Santa Fe. The fashion show is one of many events during the show’s run. Native fashions are a highlight of the event as well as a major influence in “Santa Fe-style” clothing and accessories. For more information visit Share It!

Jul 092013
Abiquiu - Get off the Highway!

Share It! We had spent a few days at Abiquiu Lake, and on the morning we left we were talking to the hosts, and they suggested we visit Abiquiu on our way back to Santa Fe. I told them we had been through Abiquiu many times. That was when they asked if we had actually gotten off the highway and went up to the village itself. I have been through there many times, but I didn't know there was more to see. After thanking them for their hospitality, we headed [Read More]

Jun 062013
The Real Abiquiu - Review

Share It!The Real Abiquiu – Review Countless times we have “driven through” Abiquiu, New Mexico, on highway 84. Either heading to the lake or up to Chama, but never had we visited the “real” Abiquiu. Not until our most recent trip to actually camp at Riana Campground at Abiquiu Lake, where the camp hosts told us about the “real” village of Abiquiu. Topping a small hill just above the Abiquiu Post Office on 84, up a bumpy dirt road, lies the old Abiquiu. Most adjectives that come to mind are [Read More]

Jun 192012
The Bison: American Icon at Branigan Cultural Center

Share It!The Bison: American Icon at Branigan Cultural Center LAS CRUCES- The Branigan Cultural Center proudly presents The Bison: American Icon, an exhibition that explains and documents the history of these majestic animals.  This presentation is organized by the C.M. Russell Museum of Great Falls, Montana and made possible through NEH on the Road, a special initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities and adapted and produced by the Mid-America Arts Alliance. This exhibit opens to the public on Friday, June 22, 2012 and ends on Saturday, August 11, [Read More]

Mar 122012
25th Anniversary Celebration of Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque

Share It!Albuquerque Recognized as Center for Flamenco in U.S.   ALBUQUERQUE, NM (March 2012) – The National Institute of Flamenco in Albuquerque, New Mexico, proudly announces the 25th anniversary celebration of Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque, June 8-16, 2012. Featuring nine days of performances by Spain’s greatest living artists, Festival Flamenco is an exciting opportunity for newcomers to entice their curiosity about the art form, and for aficionados to indulge in a flamenco immersion experience. For 25 years during the month of June, the romantic lure of flamenco has drawn [Read More]

Jan 232012
Award-Winning Musician Randy Granger to Kick off "For the Love of Art" Month at Branigan Cultural Center

Share It!Award-Winning Musician Randy Granger to Kick off "For the Love of Art" Month at Branigan Cultural Center  LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Branigan Cultural Center will feature a concert by award-winning local musician Randy Granger as it kicks off "For the Love of Art" month, Feb. 3, 2012 from 5 -7 p.m. A multi instrumentalist and composer, Granger performs on Native American flute, World Percussion and vocals. He headlines many Native American and World Music festivals around the country and his music is heard on NPR, Music from the [Read More]

Dec 212011
The Tao of Taos Pueblo

Share It!The Tao of Taos Pueblo by Linda Thompson Taos Pueblo ©Terry Thompson, (Taos, New Mexico) In Chinese philosophy, the tao is the natural process through which all things change, a process necessary to a harmonious life. Taoism is a mystical sixth-century B.C. philosophy that Confucians adopted as the path of virtuous conduct. In the Tiwa language of Taos Pueblo, however, tao means 'to or toward the village.' Are the two words related? It is believed that Spaniards, encountering the people now known as Taos Native Americans in their [Read More]

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