Month: October 2018

Happy Cool Halloween

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Cool Art

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Cheri O’Brien Fine Art gallery hosts an eclectic group of talented artists who dabble with skeletons, create scamps and a scallywag or two.  Artwork inspired by Dia de los Muertos, the celebration of death and life.  Artists joining Ms. O’Brien are Jennie Cooley, Holly Wood, Kathleen O’Neil, Lisbeth Cort, Wendy Foster and Larry D. Blissett.  618 Canyon Road down Canyon Alley. Show runs through Nov. 12

More Cool Art

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3 Artists @natasha SANTA FE – Leah Siegel: Using older photographs to create a different body of work — obscured, murky and stained with a blood-reddish tone. Joseph Griffo: plaster castings, using graphite and alcohol emulsions to create ancient looking textures, fine etched detail and mysterious markings. Zoe Viles –  photographs of traces in sand left when the tide recedes – a rhythmic, relaxed.


Cool Picks for the Week

  • Mark Your Calendars for our next 100 Women Who Care meeting, Wed. Nov. 7th at 6pm (arrive early to sign in) at the Scottish Rite Temple. If you’d like a tour of the temple come at 5pm. Invite a friend!
  • Mayor Webber signed a Proclamation recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness month in Santa Fe. For more info about the proclamation, contact Dr. JoAnne Tucker at hv.psorg@gmail.com
  • New Mexico School for the Arts is proud to present the comedy “You Can’t Take IT With You”  Fri. Oct. 26th and Sat. Oct. 27th at 7pm. Tickets $10.00 for adults & $5.00 for students – available at the door. 275 E. Alameda Street
  • Comedy Show & ImproveA Quinn Fontaine Experience, with Bella Gigante, Special Guest Hostess with the Mostess. Featuring: Lisanne Cole, Quinn Fontaine, Catherine Lynch, Craig Thomas McAdams, Susan Mele & Peter Sills. 7:30pm Fri. Oct. 26 at CENTER STAGE 505 Camino De Los Marquez
  •  Creative Adventures in the CommunitySolace Crisis Treatment Center’s 46th Anniversary Celebration. Wear your favorite team jersey. Bring your grill. Pony rides for kids. Speed Silent Auction. Concessions open. Sat. Oct. 27 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds
  • Dia de los Muertos Mariachi Benefit Concert – Traditional Mexican music by Lone Piñon, dance performances by Ballet Folklorico de Santa Fe, and mariachi music by Mariachi Sonidos Del Monte. All ticket sales benefit the Playschool of the Arts, dedicated to the development of young children ages 2 to 4. Lensic Performing Arts Center, $20 – $40, Sun, Oct 28 at 2:pm
  • Dia de los Muertos Public Celebration – Decorate sugar skulls (calaveras de azure), make paper altars (nichos) and experience calavera face painting. Sample traditional Mexican treats and listen to Los Flores del Valle musical performance. Come dressed as a calaca (skeleton). Bring flowers, candles and/or a memento to add to our community altar. Museum of International Folk Art, 706 Camino Lejo, Sun, Oct 28, 1- 4pm
  • Haunted Jemez – Cañon resident Sharon Chism’s roughly half-acre of private property features several spooky scenes outdoors—take a walk around and check out almost two dozen animated and non animated creatures on a circular path. There’s a Western scene, English graveyard, witch’s tea party, werewolves, zombies, Hearse, caskets, mausoleum and plenty more. It’s located on Highway 485—that’s on the way to the Gilman Tunnels, for those who like to take mini-road trips to cool Northern New Mexico destinations. Once you turn off Highway 4 to get on Highway 485, drive about 3 miles until you see a line of pumpkins near a graveyard on the right, and you’ve made it. For Halloween, Chism offers hot dogs, chips, drinks and s’mores around a campfire. Of course, candy will be handed out to all the trick or treaters. Wed, Oct 31, 10am – 10pm
  • Fundraiser for Coming Home Connection: Food, drinks, silent auction, film screening & mariachi singers Thurs. 11/1 from 5:30 – 8pm $35. 505-988-2468

Cool Halloween Treat

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Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats – recipe here


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Autumn Skies & Pumpkin Pies

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Mark Your Calendars for our next 100 Women Who Care meeting, Wed. Nov. 7th at 6pm at the Scottish Rite Temple. The deadline to nominate your favorite non-profit & put their name in the hat is Oct. 24. Email Katie with your nomination.
  • A Couple of Spots Still Available for BE A HONEY & LEARN THE BUZZ ON BEES – Register now for Oct 20 Workshop. Be an apiarist for the day by learning about some of New Mexico’s 500 species of bees, including HONEY BEES! You will learn about bee artistry by studying their honeycomb, how they live their lives and how we need them in our environment. This one day class will fill you in on everything “bees” from plants to pollination, hives, gardens and how to increase their populations and attract them to your garden. – Lunch will be a creative mix of bee reliant fruits and vegetables along with a full meal and tasting, selecting and pairing various local honeys. Takeaways: Using a combination of materials, you will assemble your own native bee house and make a pair of hand dipped beeswax candles. $100 per person. Questions and Registration: epremack@gmail.com
  • Santa Fe Independent Film Festival runs now thru Oct. 21 – more info here
  • Hiro’s Table showing at CCA/The Screen as part of the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival by film maker Lynn Hamrick, who lives in Taos. Dates are Fri. Oct. 19 at 2pm and Sun. Oct. 21 at 2:40pm.
  • Quilt Fiesta Santa Fe – a stunning show of quilts on display, some for sale, as well as 20 vendors selling quilting fabric, notions, buttons, rubber. stamps, sewing machines and sewing tables. Also a gift shop of hand made placemats, bags, quilts, table runners etc. Fri. Oct. 19 & Sat. Oct. 20 at the SF Convention Center.
  • The New Mexico School for the Arts presents Cinematic Mime Fri. Oct. 19 at 7pm & Sat. Oct. 20th at 2pm. Tickets at the door $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students.
  • Hunt for Red Rocktober river clean-up on Sat. Oct. 20 at Alto Park Picnic Area from 10am – noon. Find the Red Rocks in the River (as you pick up trash) & be entered in drawing for prizes. More info at Santa Fe Watershed Association
  • Let’s Grow: Compost Clinic – Learn how to compost your yard and food waste in a hands-on clinics that teaches proper techniques for building a thermal pile, turning, finishing and screening compost. Bring hats, gloves, study shoes, water and a pitchfork if you have one. Presented by the Santa Fe Compost Action Team (SCAT) of the Santa Fe Master Gardener Association. Santa Fe County Fairgrounds, Sat, Oct 20 from 9 – 11am – Free
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    Cheri O’Brien Fine Art at 618 Canyon Rd. 

    Canyon Road Paint Out & Sculpt Out – 10th annual event in which artists set up easels outside and paint. Lunchtime parade too.  Sat. Oct. 20 10am – 5pm For more info visitcanyonroad.com

  • Tech Talk: Free Online Learning Opportunities – Explore online learning opportunities available through the Santa Fe Public Library and beyond, including Great Courses, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and Brainfuse. Participants are welcome to bring smartphones, tablets or laptops to follow along. Santa Fe Public Library Main Branch, Mon, Oct 22 at 10:30am

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Sweater Season is Here!

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Cool Three-Women Show

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Divas in Danger
“Escape, Betrayal & Budget Plastic Surgery”
Fri. Oct. 12 @ 8pm
Railyard Performing Arts Center, 1611 Paseo de Peralta
Tickets normally $20, but say you SAW IT ON THE COOL LIST & get in for $15


Cool Picks for the Week

  • Mark Your Calendars for our next 100 Women Who Care meeting, Wed. Nov. 7th at 6pm at the Scottish Rite Temple. The deadline to nominate your favorite non-profit & put their name in the hat is Oct. 24. Email Katie with your nomination.
  • BE A HONEY & LEARN THE BUZZ ON BEES – Register now for Oct 20 Workshop. Be an apiarist for the day by learning about some of New Mexico’s 500 species of bees, including HONEY BEES! You will learn about bee artistry by studying their honeycomb, how they live their lives and how we need them in our environment. This one day class will fill you in on everything “bees” from plants to pollination, hives, gardens and how to increase their populations and attract them to your garden. – Lunch will be a creative mix of bee reliant fruits and vegetables along with a full meal and tasting, selecting and pairing various local honeys. Takeaways: Using a combination of materials, you will assemble your own native bee house and make a pair of hand dipped beeswax candles. $100 per person. Questions and Registration: epremack@gmail.com
  • Gun Violence Prevention Town Hall, Sat. Oct. 13 at 2pm, SITE Santa Fe, Marlene Nathan Meyerson Auditorium, FREE
    SITE Santa Fe and New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence team up to present a town hall meeting on gun violence prevention, in collaboration with For Freedoms. Across the country, For Freedoms is helping to organize a 50 state initiative to advocate civic participation through town halls on topics affecting our country.
    Moderated by Mayor Alan Webber
    — Brian Egolf, New Mexico House Majority Leader
    — Lt. Michelle Williams, Santa Fe Police Department
    — Sheila Lewis, New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Santa Fe Safe
    — Miranda Viscoli, co-president of New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence
    — Carolyn “Bentli” VeneKlasen, Gun Violence survivor
    — Sophie Lussiez and Brannon Selestewa, Student activists on Gun Violence Prevention
  • You’re invited to “EFT Tapping for Emotional Balance” with Andi Sutherland.  If you find that you’re on an emotional roller coaster right now and your emotions are often awry, please join us for an evening of EFT Tapping to help you return to a state of emotional well-being.  We’ ll meet on Wednesday, October 17 at the Unitarian Universalist Building (at the corner of Barcelona and Galisteo) in the Library from 7:00 – 8:30. There’s a suggested donation of $15. Tapping in a group is powerful and fun, and no prior experience is necessary. You’ll leave with a tool you can use any time to help soothe your emotions. Please call Andi at 505-310-1465 to RSVP (if possible) and for more information. www.andisutherland.com
  • Want to be a mentor? Inspire Santa Fe wants to connect Santa Fe high school student with mentors for the school year. For more information contact director, Todd Lopez at toddlopez@seednm.org 505-231-5484 They have more than 100 students hoping to be matched with a wonderful mentor. Here is the list: (you will notice many of the fields are recurring because they have more than one student interested in that field):Mechanics
    Social Justice / Environmental Law
    Chemistry / Photography
    Constitutional Law / Theoretical Physics
    Electrical Engineering / Computers
    Computer Programming / Italian
    Law / Soccer
    Drawing / Painting / Photography
    Alzheimers, Astronomy, Astrology, Global Cultures, Community Service, Biofuels, Medicine, Psychology, Sustainability
    Audio Production / Japanese
    Anesthesiology / Lawyer / Marketing And Advertising
    Creative Novel Writing / Culinary/cooking
    Law / Computer Programming
    Theater / Archaeology
    Financial Services / Investments
    Computer Programming
    Painting
    Medical / Women’s Health
    Screen Writing, Film / Film Making
    Nutrition / Health
    Astronomy
    Vet / Animal Care
    Medical / Nurse
    Medical/Doctor
    Computer Engineering / Piano / Neurology
    Film / Visual Or Performing Arts
    Architecture
    Leadership / Education
    Baking / Cooking
    Singing
    Dentistry
    Lawyer
    Business, Fashion Design, Fashion Psychology, Computer
    Filmmaking, Film Creative Writing, Screen Writing, Drawing, Painting
    Cooking, Drawing Forensics, Piano
    Auto Mechanics / Repair
    B & W Photography
    Master Motor Builder
    Programming, Theater Lighting Fantasy World Building, Creative Writing
    Architecture / Construction
    Creative Writing
    Computer Sciences (hardware And Software Engineer) Computer Code (website Or Personal Program Design)
    Veterinarian
    Baking / Culinary
    Forensic Science Dark Room Photography
    Body Painting / Drawing
    Filmmaking
    Astronomy / Engineering
    Anything In Medicine – Veterinarian, Emt, Surgery, Etc. / Korean
    Ski/Bike Design Action/Nature Cinematography
    Computer Programming Video Game Design, Japanese, Programming, Architecture
    Registered Nurse Landscape Or Portrait Photography In Black And White
    Architecture / Engineering
    Contemporary Dance / Ballet
    Business (Peyote Bird Design)
    Guitar / Music
    Social Justice / Art
    Mechanical Engineering Music Recording/ Live Performances
    Creativity For Peace (I’d Like To Compare/combine) FIrst Responder EMT, Firefighter, Paramedic
    Kung Fu / Japanese
    Different Genre Painting; Medicine: Pediatrician Medicine: Obstetrician / Action Photography
    Biomedical Engineering/robotics, Automechanics/car/engine Building Making+selling Jewelry For Fundraising, Encryption Programming, Computer Repair
    Immigration Law
    Astronomy, Pediatrics, Surgery In Veterinary,
    Hip Hop Dance / Digital Art
    Psychology
    Composing Piano/violin/orchestra / Urban Studies
    Sports Medicine
    Pediatrics / Oncology
    Photography / Doctor
    Stock Trading / Investments
    Baseball / Engineering
    Horses / Photography
    Photography / Basketball
    Jewelry Design
    Social Justice Immigration Law
    Animal Care / Vet
    Animal Care / Lawyer
    Architect, Engineer, Astronomy
    Photography / Make Up Artist
    Criminal Law
    Leadership
    Soccer, Medicine,Radiology Leadership,photography
    Surgery / Medical
    Doctor / Medical
    Patchwork Quilting
    Forensic Science Technicians / Architecture
    Animal Care / Medical
    Medical Nurse
    Mindfulness
    Debate, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis Photography, Comedy
    Baseball
    Health Care / Nurse
    Doctor
    Doctor
    Mechanic
    Business Of Running A Business
    I Would Like To Learn About How You Can Turn Art Into A Career How To Build A Business
    Math / Physics
    Medical
    Early Childhood Education / Criminal Justice
    Medical / Psychology
    Forensic Pathologists Urban Dance/choreography
    Law, Math, Science, Arts Engineering, Science Hiking, Going Outdoors, Video Games Learning New Things, Being Challenged
    Filmmaking / Fencing
  • 50 Shades of Green: Medical Cannabis in Israel. Dr. Nirit Bernstein, leading expert licensed to study medical cannabis in Israel, describes how Israel went from innovative regulations to breakthrough uses of cannabis. What are the secrets of cannabis? Why must it be consumed naturally as a plant material? Why, despite its medicinal properties, is it still considered a dangerous drug? What is its potential for finding cures for serious diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and multiple sclerosis? Temple Beth Shalom, Sat, Oct 13, 7:30pm
  • Santa Fe Independent Film Festival runs Oct. 17 – 21 – more info here

It’s Cool Outside! Time for Sweater Season…Happy Fall!
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If you have something you want to post to the Cool List regarding a non-profit in Santa Fe Email me & I’ll be happy to share for free. If you have something you’d like to post regarding your for-profit business, service or event, I’ll be happy to share for a small fee. Email me for details.

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Pumpkin Spice Days Are Here

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Cool Art

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New art series by Angel Wynn
Opening Reception Oct. 5 from 5-7pm
7 Arts Gallery – 1/2 block from the Plaza at 125 Lincoln Avenue


Cool Picks for the Week

  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon Wed. Oct. 10 at noon at Cowgirl with Guest Speaker Debra Ehrhardt talking about “From the Jamaican Page to the Hollywood Stage”.  Debra is in town for her one-woman show on Thurs. Oct. 11. (see more info below). $25 cash at the door. Click here to RSVP.
  • Here From Hollywood for One Night OnlyCock Tales: Shame on Me! Ticket includes Dinner & One Woman Show with Actress/Playwright, Debra Ehrhardt Thurs. Oct. 11 at Cowgirl. Click here for tickets. Seating Limited
  • At Joe’s Dining: “Of Rocks and Trees” watercolor paintings by Santa Fe artist Roberta Parry through October, 2801 Rodeo Rd
  • Global Big Day is an international birding event to collect data on migrating birds. Bandelier National Monument, Sat, Oct 6. Meet at the visitor center at 8 am for a bird walk down the Falls Trail to kick off this important bird day; bring water, wear comfortable shoes or boots and tote some binoculars if you have them.
  • SFWC Flea Market – Find bargains, food ‘n’ fun at the annual market to benefit the Woman’s Club, young women’s scholarships and local nonprofits. Santa Fe Woman’s Club, Sat, Oct 6 from 1616 Old Pecos Trail , 8am – 4pm
  • Close-Up Magic Workshop with Francis Menotti – Known as the magician that fooled Penn and Teller, Menotti  teaches some tricks focusing on coins, cards and borrowed items. Bring a fresh deck of cards; they’re also available for purchase at the cinema. Jean Cocteau Cinema. Sat, Oct 6, 12 – 1pm – $10
  • Golondrinas Harvest Festival – Autumn is a vibrant time to visit Santa Fe’s living history museum. Taste syrup from the burro-driven sorghum mill, help make cider by cranking a traditional apple press, pick a pumpkin from the scarecrow-guarded patch; children can stomp grapes by foot, make a cornhusk dolls or roll their own tortilla by hand. El Rancho de las Golondrinas, Sun, Oct 7 from 10am – 4pm, $6 – $8
  • Santa Fe Farmers Market New Hours: Wednesday Afternoon Market and El Mercado del Sur are now closed for the season. Saturday & Tuesday Markets are open 8am – 1pm
  • Pet Supply Drive for Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Espanola Valley Humane Society.
    Donations will be accepted:
    Mon. Oct. 8 thru Fri. Oct. 12
    at 2000 Old Pecos Trail
    8:00am- 5:00pmSuggested Donations Include:
    Kitty Litter (non-clumping)
    Cat Toys
    Pet Carriers/Kennel-Aires
    Large/Small Stainless Steel Food Bowls
    Non-Plush Dog Toys Suitable for Sanitizing (such as Kongs)
    Collapsible Dog Kennels
    Blankets & Towels
    Purina Brand Dry & Canned Food for Puppies, Adult Dogs, Kittens & Adult Cats
    Friskies & Fancy Feast Canned Cat Foods

Cool One-Woman Show
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  • Ticket includes Dinner (vegetarian options) & One Woman Show with Actress/Playwright, Debra Ehrhardt Thurs. Oct. 11 at Cowgirl. Click here for tickets. Seating Limited

If you have something you want to post to the Cool List regarding a non-profit in Santa Fe Email me & I’ll be happy to share for free. If you have something you’d like to post regarding your for-profit business, service or event, I’ll be happy to share for a small fee. Email me for details.

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Saludos,

Jody