Summer Solstice Week

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Santuario de Chimayo Nocturne
Santa Fe artist, Cheri O’Brien


Cool Picks for the Week

  • Visit Local Artists’ Studios during the Santa Fe Studio Tour, June 16-17 & 23-24, 10 am – 5pm. Over 50 Santa Fe artists open their studios including Cheri O’Brien Studio #09, Roberta Parry Studio #47 & William Rhea Studio Studio #51
  • RSVP Now for Women2Women Luncheon, Wed. June 20 at noon with Margo Covington, a Lymphatic Decongestive Therapist. Her talk is titled,“Self-Empowerment thru the Lens of Lymph” Email Jody to save your space at Cowgirl.
  • Santa Fe River Clean + Green, a community arroyo & river clean up event organized by Santa Fe Watershed Assoc., Sat. June 16. Meet at Alto Park to clean litter from the river. Meet at Montano Park to help trim willows & elms 10am – noon
  • Lantern Decorating for International Folk Art Market Parade with Meow Wolf
    Meow Wolf  needs help to prepare their big display for the market’s parade. Every Saturday in June from 11am – 4 pm, drop in to learn about a variety of art styles, decorate a lantern, and prepare for the parade on the Plaza on July 12.
  • Unity Santa Fe invites you to a Summer Solstice Celebration at 6 pm on June 21. The celebration includes a Labyrinth walk followed by drumming to the Medicine Wheel, Lakota prayer & continued celebration. All are welcome to bring a small gift to Mother Earth for the Labyrinth or Medicine Wheel (stones, flowers, seeds, etc.) 1212 Unity Way.
  • Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Sangria and Song with the Santa Fe Community Foundation, Thurs., June 21, 6:30 PM – 9 PM at the Club at Las Campanas. Featuring performances by Luis Reyes–D.M.A. Collaborative Piano Performance USC and Connor McCreary–M.M. Voice Performance Northwestern.
  • Blue Jeans, Boots & BBQ to Benefit Esperanza Shelter  at the Eldorado Community Center Jun 23 @ 5 – 8 pm with Art Show featuring works by Angel Wynn  Click here for ticket info.

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90 Cool Ice Cream Recipes

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Summer Sizzle

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Sean Mary Helen Johnson
Mixed Media & Photography


Cool Picks for the Week

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  • You’re Invited: Fri. June 8, Open Studio “Make Believe” a Mixed Media Photography exhibit from Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson, 4 – 7 pm at 829 Don Cubero St. Sponsored by Art Showcase
  • 7 Arts Gallery at 125 Lincoln Avenue will be hosting hosting Cheesemongers of Santa Fe
  • RSVP Now for Women2Women Luncheon, Wed. June 20 at noon with Margo Covington, a Lymphatic Decongestive Therapist. Her talk is titled,“Self-Empowerment thru the Lens of Lymph” Email Jody to save your space at Cowgirl.
  • Art Feast Benefit Gallery Opening: Sat., June 9th, 5 – 8 p.m. Heidi Loewen Fine Art, 315 Johnson St. – 20% sale proceeds donated to giving art scholarships, classes & art supplies to Santa Fe Public Schools.
  • Food Depot Benefit: Rock CAN Roll, Santa Fe Place Mall Food Court. Building life-size sculpture from non-perishable food. Wed. June 13 – Sun. June 17. Attendees may vote for their favorite.
  • Pre-registration is required: Wells Petroglyph Preserve Public Tour, Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project, Sat, Jun 16, 9:30am – 11:30am. Docents lead visitors through an insightful two-hour tour representing Archaic, Ancestral Puebloan & Historic Period rock art.
  • Save the Date: Santa Fe River Clean + Green, a community arroyo & river clean up event organized by Santa Fe Watershed Assoc., Sat. June 16. Meet at Alto Park to clean litter from the river. Meet at Montano Park to help trim willows & elms
  • Save the Dates: Santa Fe Studio Tour, June 16-17 & 23-24
  • Get Tickets Now to Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Sangria and Song with the Santa Fe Community Foundation, Thurs., June 21, 6:30 PM – 9 PM at the Club at Las Campanas. Featuring performances by Luis Reyes–D.M.A. Collaborative Piano Performance USC and Connor McCreary–M.M. Voice Performance Northwestern.

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Anthony Bourdain’s Recipe for Scrambled Eggs

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Happy 1st Day of June

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Cool Art

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Cloud #3 by Bill Rhea, oil on canvas
Plan to see a collection of Bill Rhea’s work on the Santa Fe Studio Tour at Studio #51
June 16-17, 23-24


Cool Pick of the Week

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Cool Posts

  • Registration Now Open – Santa Fe Art Spa Workshops
    Expand your creativity with art, food and relaxation in one of our unique workshops located in the hills of Santa Fe, NM.
    June 20 -22  Sculpting the Horse
    June 27-29  Creating Layered Compositions – Mixed Media
    Sept 5-7  Historic Paste Paper & Fiber Fusion Collage
    Registration or information: Ellen Premack at epremack@gmail.com

  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline is today, June 1. Apply here: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org
  • Santa Fe Improv Auditions Jun 2 from 1 – 3pm Join a group of 10 to 18 people and experience what an improv class is like, including the fun of learning improv exercises, being in the moment and laughing together. This “audition” is just playing improv games and having fun, so don’t be freaked out. Sign up for an audition time with an email to kita@santafeimprov.com, or get more info here.

  • You’re Invited: Fri. June 8, Open Studio “Make Believe” a Mixed Media Photography exhibit from Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson, 4 – 7 pm at 829 Don Cubero St. in South Capitol. Sponsored by Art Showcase
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    (A Room of My Own by Sean Mary Helen Johnson, Archival Print)

  • Save the Date: Santa Fe River Clean + Green, a community arroyo & river clean up event organized by Santa Fe Watershed Assoc., Sat. June 16. Meet at Alto Park to clean litter from the river. Meet at Montano Park to help trim willows & elms.
  • Get Tickets Now to Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Sangria and Song with the Santa Fe Community Foundation, Thurs., June 21, 6:30 PM – 9 PM at the Club at Las Campanas. Featuring performances by Luis Reyes–D.M.A. Collaborative Piano Performance USC and Connor McCreary–M.M. Voice Performance Northwestern.

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Happy Holiday Weekend

PrintWelcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. There’s lots going on this week!
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Cool Art

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El Bosque at Sunset by Roberta Parry, Transparent Watercolor
Plan to see a collection of Roberta Parry’s work on the Santa Fe Studio Tour at Studio #47
June 16-17, 23-24


Cool Pick of the Week

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Memorial Day Ceremony

Santa Fe National Cemetery Mon, May 28, 10am
The Memorial Day ceremony includes patriotic music and speakers. The cemetery is expecting a large crowd for the event, so staff will assist with traffic control. Attendees are permitted to bring in lawn chairs and blankets to sit on the grassy areas surrounding the rostrum, but no alcoholic beverages are allowed, so leave that cooler at home for later.


Cool Posts

  • Railyard Park Conservancy‘s Sand Play Saturdays opens today and will take place every Saturday, 10-12  from May 26th to August 11th.
  • Journey Santa Fe presents “Utility Policy, Politics, and a Prosperous, Healthy Future for our State” w/ Merrie Lee Soules, intro by Don Kurtz, hosted by Alan Webber, Bill Dupuy & Susan Tarman. Sun. May 27, 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore
  • Zia Singers 25th Anniversary Concert, Sun. May 27 at 3pm at the Santa Fe Women’s Club
  • Santa Fe Opera Backstage Tours, behind-the-scenes tours backstage at the opera start Mon. May 28 at 9am and continue thru Aug. 24. $10 at the box office.
  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline June 1. Apply here:http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org
  • Last reminder to send your checks! If you are a member but were unable to attend the last 100 Women Who Care Meeting please mail your checks, payable to Feed Santa Fe, to Katie Roundtree.Click here to get her address
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    (A Room of My Own by Sean Mary Helen Johnson, Archival Print)
  • Mark Your Calendar: Fri. June 8, Open Studio “Make Believe” a Mixed Media Photography exhibit from Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson, 4 – 7 pm at 829 Don Cubero St. in South Capitol. Sponsored by Art Showcase
  • Communities in Schools in New Mexico needs volunteers to help w/ food distribution, math tutoring & literacy support. email volunteer@cisnm.org

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Summer Love

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Cool Art

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Make Janet O’Neal’s Studio your last stop on the Eldorado Studio Tour on Sat. May 19 from 5-8pm and join her for a wine & cheese reception. Janet is an award-winning photographer & mixed media artist. Plan to tour her studio & see her stunning, new works. RSVP Space Limited
Sponsored by Art Showcase, promoting artists in Santa Fe for Film, Interior Design & Collectors


Cool Pick of the Week

Japanese Cultural Festival

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This local tradition features stage performances and activities reminiscent of the festivals of Japan. Visit many specialty vendors and taste festival street food and bento for sale. Admission is $5 for adults, and free for children under 12.

May 19th, 9:30AM- 5PM, Santa Fe Community Convention Center


Cool Posts

  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon w/ guest speaker, Dede Feldman, former State Senator, consultant & author. Wed. May 23, noon at Cowgirl $25 at the door. Space limited.
  • One Year Anniversary Celebration at Cheri O’Brien Fine Art Gallery, 618 Canyon Road. “If Life is a Circus Then I Must Be a Clown”, Fri. May 18th 5-7pm
  • Mugs for CASA, Help Fill a Foster Child’s Cup at Cafe Opuntia, Sun. May 20 from 2 – 5 pm. Mugs created by artists, students & friends will be sold for advocacy for local foster care children. Music by Lisa Carman.
  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline June 1. Apply here:http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org
  • If you are a member but were unable to attend the last 100 Women Who Care Meeting please mail your checks, payable to Feed Santa Fe, to Katie Roundtree. Click here to get her address
  • Mark Your Calendar: Fri. June 8, Open Studio “Make Believe” a Mixed Media Photography exhibit from Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson, 4 – 7 pm at 829 Don Cubero St. in South Capitol. Sponsored by Art Showcase
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Summer Time Cooking!

Here are 5 recipes for Bruschetta. Buen Provecho!


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Feels like Summerrrrr!

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Cool Art

Canyon Road Spring Art Festival – All along Canyon Road, galleries open their doors with live painting demos, plein aire painting, refreshments and more.
Canyon Road, Sat, May. 12, 10am – 3p

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San Miguel Mission by Cheri O’Brien Oil on Canvas
Cheri O’Brien  Fine Art
618 Canyon Rd


Cool Pick of the Week

MFA Graduate Residency Readings
Lannan Foundation 313 Read St. , Fri, May. 11th at 7:30p

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Hear from those about to graduate from the IAIA Low Residency MFA in creative writing program. Tonight’s readers are Kate O’Neill, Rowena Alegria, Anna Osceola (Crow Tribe of Indians of Montana), Arielle Robbins, Brendan Basham (Diné) and Rose Simpson (Santa Clara Pueblo).


Cool Posts

  • Register now for Usui/Holy Fire II Reiki Classes w/ Licensed Reiki Master Teacher, Teresa Jantz. Reiki I & II – May 19 & 20, Animal Reiki – May 21, Art/Master – Nov. 2, 3 & 4. Learn more & register at TouchpointTherapy.com 970-903-2547
  • Free Admission to Santa Fe Botanical Gardens in celebrating an Annual Day of Awareness that Honors the Role Public Gardens Play, Fri, May. 11th 9am – 5pm
  • Spring Book Sale at Vista Grande Public Library, Fri. & Sat. May 11-12, 10am – 6pm
  • Last day to donate Mother’s Day Donation Drive Benefitting Esperanza Shelter – accepting donations at 2000 Old Pecos Trail, May 7th through May 11th, 8:00am- 5:00pm – Suggested items to donate: Gift cards in amounts of $10 or $20
    Gently used clothing, including coats, hats, socks, and shoes
    New underwear of all sizes for women and children
    New pillows/pillow protectors
    Twin sheets (for the Shelter)
    Sheets of varying sizes (for survivors starting over in new housing)
    New blankets of varying sizes
    Luggage and backpacks
    Food
    Laundry detergent
    Cleaning supplies
    Paper products
    Monetary donations are also welcome
  • Citizens’ Climate Lobby Meeting, La Farge Public Library, Free, Sat, May. 12th, 10am. Come learn how CCL is working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide and how you may help.
  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline June 1. Apply here: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org
  • If you are a member but were unable to attend the last 100 Women Who Care Meeting please mail your checks, payable to Feed Santa Fe, to Katie Roundtree. Click here to get her address
  • You are InvitedJanet O’Neal Art Tour Reception – Make Janet O’Neal your last stop on the Eldorado Studio Tour on Sat. May 19  and join her for a wine & cheese reception. Janet is an award-winning photographer & mixed media artist. Plan to tour her studio & see her stunning, new works. For questions or to RSVP contact Katie at katie@artshowcase.live.  5-8pm – Studio #56, 4 Cuesta Road, Eldorado RSVP HERE Space Limited
  • Santa Fe Indivisible Meeting, Center for Progress and Justice, Mon, May. 14
    7pm. Join the politically progressive group for occasional guest speakers, discussing your concerns, and group activism like writing postcards to deliver to our reps in Congress. Newcomers are always welcome, so go fight the good fight.
  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon w/ guest speaker, Dede Feldman, former State Senator, consultant & author. Wed. May 23, noon at Cowgirl $25 at the door. Space limited.

Happy Mother’s Day! To all mothers & everyone who has mothers!

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Spring Blooms Again!

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Cool Art

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Photograph by Santa Fe artist Irene Owsley, click here for purchase info

Cool Pick of the Week

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Quinn Fontaine: Hung Like a Seahorse
Quinn Fontaine presents the “show and tell” version of his memoir, live and in person, directed by Susan Mele. The book is subtitled A Real-Life Transgender Adventure of Tragedy, Comedy, and Recovery, if that gives you an idea of the wild ride you’re in for.
Adobe Rose Theatre, 1213 Parkway Drive,
Fri, Apr. 6 & Sat. Apr.7 at 7:30pm Buy Tickets Here


Cool Posts

  • Second Street Brewery donates 15 percent of all beer sales at all three of their locations on Sat. Apr. 7 to Pints for Parkinson’s New Mexico. It’s a Team Fox event to benefit The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, for which 100 percent of proceeds go directly to research projects.
  • Author Event – Santa Fe author & activist Debra Denker reads & talks about her new book Weather Menders, Sun., Apr. 8 @ 3pm Bookworks 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW in Albuquerque
  • Join the Greyhound Adoption League of New Mexico and Texas for a meet-n-greet with their adoptable dogs & learn how to be a foster. Opuntia Café, 922 Shoofly St., Sun, Apr. 8 from 11am- 1:pm
  • Mark you calendars for the next 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe meeting Sat. Apr. 21 from 2-3pm Studio Center (formerly Warehouse 21). Students grades 7 – 12, bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!

  • Mark you calendars for the next 100 Women Who Care Meeting, Wed. May 2 at 6 pm at the Scottish Rite Temple
  • Miyuki Matthews, a senior at Santa Fe Prep, is organizing a golf tournament called Nine & Dine for Parkinson’s.  Miyuki has a family member with Parkinson’s.  She wanted to do something special for the Parkinson’s community in Santa Fe and took this on for her senior project. The event is Saturday, May 5th at the SF Country Club.  Registration starts at 2pm and the Shotgun Start is at 3pm.
    You can go to NMParkinson.org to register, donate or be a sponsor for this event.


Going on Vacation

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