May 202016
 
Those Who Served: Honoring D-Day

Share It! Those who served: Honoring D-Day A lecture by author and historian Jeff Lowdermilk Saturday June 4, 2016 2 pm New Mexico History Museum Auditorium 113 Lincoln Avenue FREE with admission On June 6, 1944, nearly 160,000 American and allied forces stormed a 50 mile stretch of beaches in the Normandy region of France. This WWII invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history with more than 9000 soldiers were killed or injured that day. The Cemetery at Normandy marks 48 New Mexicans who lost their [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 012015
 
Santa Fe - Zozobra, Watch Him Burn

Share It!Coming up this week in Santa Fe, the burning of Zozobra which takes place at Ft. Marcy Park every year on the first Thursday after Labor Day. It is an interesting festival, originally developed in honor of La Conquistadora, where the believers shed the “old” from the year; these are represented in the ugly man that is burned. As the crowd watches their old ways go up in smoke, they are purged and cleansed. Zozobra also kicks off the weekend of Santa Fe Fiesta, the oldest civic celebration in the [Read More]

Aug 302015
 
Order Your 2016 Doors & Windows of Santa Fe Calendar

Share It! This beautiful 2016 calendar, The Doors and Windows of Santa Fe, is now available for order from Discover New Mexico. Featuring the photography of Cheryl Bruedigam, co-publisher of Discover New Mexico. The architecture of Santa Fe is some of the most unique architecture in the United States. This calendar focuses specifically on the unique doors and windows of the “City Different.” Order one for your home and another for your office. Your New Mexico-loving friends are sure to want a copy too. This calendar will make a treasured [Read More]

Aug 302015
 
2015 Fall and 2016 Winter Yoga Events in New Mexico

Share It! Each season lends a reason for retreating with yoga and fall and winter can be two of the best times. In the fall it is a beautiful time to get out and enjoy the nature of New Mexico while deepening your practice. In the winter, it is time to renew, shed the burdens of the past year, do some detox and refresh for the new year to come while getting rid of the holiday excesses. Below are the yoga events coming up this fall and winter, though some [Read More]

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 http://swaia.org/Indian_Market Share It!

Aug 282015
 
Review of New Mexico RV Parks and Campgrounds Stayed in by Discover New Mexico

Share It!  Albuquerque Central KOA, Albuquerque – Excellent (see the article)   Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post, Albuquerque – Clean, affordable, staff was not overly friendly, wi-fi was poor. Park has a clean pool, a gift shop and laundry. Located next to Camper World. It is not in Albuquerque but on the outskirts with open countryside surrounding it. Los Suenos de Santa Fe RV Park, Santa Fe – Very good (see the article) Riana Campground, Abiquiu Lake – The Riana campground check-in was easy and the camp hosts [Read More]

Nov 192014
 
Santa Fe Canyon Road Farolito Walk

Share It!One of Santa Fe’s most beloved holiday traditions, the Canyon Road Farolito Walk, lights up the hearts and souls of thousands who promenade this famous path on Christmas Eve.   Small, sand-filled, paper bags illuminated with votive candles line the historic neighborhood streets and adobe walls. Carolers gather around the farolitos (Spanish for paper lantern; diminutive of farol, lantern; from faro, lighthouse, lantern; from Latin pharus, from Pharus, Pharos) or luminarias (small bonfires), and sing for joy as they warm themselves, and our hearts, from the cold night.   [Read More]

Nov 182014
 
Indian Country, The Art of David Bradley

Share It!Indian Country, The Art of David Bradley To be an artist from the Indian world carries with it certain responsibilities… which I do not take lightly.—David Bradley (SANTA FE—NOVEMBER 17, 2014)—David Bradley (b. 1954), Minnesota Chippewa, creates narrative artworks which tell stories and histories not often heard by non-Native people nor understood from a Native American perspective. Saturated with a powerful Native voice and evocative visual descriptions of Indian experience, Bradley’s artworks depict historical, social, and political truths, personal narrative, and cultural critique. In Bradley’s narratives of Indian Country, [Read More]

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