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Tis the Season

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please share.
Provecho!

Cool Art

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High Rockies High
by Roberta Parry
20″ x 12″
transparent watercolor on paper
click here for purchase information


Cool Pick of the Week

NMGMCNew Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus makes its Lensic debut with all the fun and surprises that have made NMGMC concerts one of the area’s favorite events. It’s a colorful, bright and—obviously—gay variety of warm winter songs to welcome the holiday season. Fri, Dec. 8 at 7:30pm – click here for tickets

 


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • Pics with Pups – Bring your favorite dog (or guinea pig in a sweater, or fish if they’re OK to travel) and get your holiday photo taken with your pet. Proceeds benefit the Christmas Fund of the Street Homeless Animal Project, which provides veterinary and financial support to the companion animals of homeless folks. Counter Culture Café 930 Baca St. Sat. Dec. 9 from 10 am to 1 pm
  • Good news! Wyatt is back tomorrow!! Need help with your iPhone &/or computer? My son, Wyatt can help. He’s here for one week. Email me if you’d like to book time for him to come over. He’s a wiz!!
  • Aloe plant give-away – I have an overgrown aloe plant and would like to share clippings with friends. If you’d like one, email me.
  • Artist in Residence in December – Each Thurs., Fri., & Sat.  between 4 and 7 p.m. local artist Bette Yozel will be demonstrating painting in the lobby of the Hotel St. Francis
  • Artist in Residence in January –  Thurs., Fri., & Sat. between 4 and 7 p.m., local artist Roberta Parry will be demonstrating transparent watercolor painting in the lobby of the Four Seasons Rancho Encantado
  • Need a great car mechanic? I can’t say enough good things about Johnny Pink at Pinky’s Automotive in Santa Fe. 1640 6th St. in Santa Fe, 505-819-1597. He did my brakes & an oil change for half the price of the other mechanic I had been using & he picked up & dropped off my car for me. I was very impressed & want to spread the word. Tell him Jody Feagan sent you.
  • CASA First Volunteer training begins on Jan. 17.  Make a difference in a foster child’s life by becoming an advocate as the child navigates through the court system.  Learn more at  www.CASAfirst.org

Tis the season!

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Jody

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Day One on the Advent Calendar

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please share.
Provecho!

Cool Art

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Tribal Meeting by Sean Mary-Helen Johnson, 13″ x 17″ click here for purchase information


Cool Pick of the Week

River LightsRiver of Lights in Albuquerque is New Mexico’s largest all-original holiday light show with over 500 sculptures and millions of twinkling lights!  The show runs nightly from Nov. 25 thru Dec. 30 from 6 to 9:30 p.m., EXCEPT for Dec. 24 – 25.  Click here for tickets.

 


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • Holiday Gift Fair – the Woman’s Club presents a bazaar for all your holiday gifting needs. Dec. 1 – 3, 10:00am – 5:00pm, 1616 Old Pecos Trail
  • 12 Authors Signing – Participating authors: Jann Arrington Wolcott, James McGrath Morris, Lynn Cline, Rob Wilder, Hampton Sides, Gene Peach, Priscilla Stuckey, Deborah Madison, David Morrell, Dan Flores, Bill DeBuys and Ricardo Cate. Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St., Mon. Dec. 4, 4 – 6 pm
  • Looking to Hire – Bilingual Nurse Case Managers & Social Workers for full time positions in Santa Fe & Albuquerque. For more information, contact Sally-Ann Polson, email: sally-ann-polson@urmedwatch.com
  • Good news! Wyatt is back soon!! Need help with your iPhone &/or computer? My son, Wyatt can help. He’ll be here next week. Email me if you’d like to book time for him to come over. He’s a wiz!!
  • Aloe plant give-away – I have an overgrown aloe plant and would like to share clippings with friends. If you’d like one, email me.
  • Need a great car mechanic? I can’t say enough good things about Johnny Pink at Pinky’s Automotive in Santa Fe. 1640 6th St. in Santa Fe, 505-819-1597. He did my brakes & an oil change for half the price of the other mechanic I had been using & he picked up & dropped off my car for me. I was very impressed & want to spread the word. Tell him Jody Feagan sent you.
  • CASA First Volunteer training begins on Jan. 17.  Make a difference in a foster child’s life by becoming an advocate as the child navigates through the court system.  Learn more at  www.CASAfirst.org

Cool Contest

Congratulations Rebecca Porras, winner of the free one-hour swim lesson for any swim experience level adult with swim instructor Ellen Kemper!!

(If you have a small business or service & would like to offer a gift certificate give-away to post on the Cool List, please email me.


It’s Day One on the Advent Calendar!

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Jody

Happy Thanksgiving!

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please share.
Provecho!

Cool Art

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Multi-Wave 2 by Helen K. Garber, Fine Art Pigment Prints, click here for purchase information

Cool Pick of the Week

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19th annual show on November 17, 18 & 19, 2017 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center (201 W. Marcy Street). The Trash Fashion and Costume Contest takes place at 7:00 pm on Fri., Nov. 17th.  Tickets available at the door and ahead of time HERE.

2017 Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival
Friday, November 17 – 5 PM to 9 PM ($5 or fashion show ticket)
2017 Fashion Show Tickets ON SALE NOW at www.ticketssantafe.org 
Saturday, November 18 – 9 AM to 5 PM (free)
Sunday, November 19 – 10 AM to 5 PM (free)


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • The Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library, the philanthropic partner of the Santa Fe Public Library, is looking for enthusiastic library lovers who might join the Friends Board of Directors to help shape the new Friends of the Library strategic plan and to support the Santa Fe Public Library. Board meetings are once a month.  To find out more, click here.
  • Action Matters presented by Silver Bullet Productions – Panelists Bill Richardson & Sam Donaldson, introduced by Mayor Javier Gonzales. Each distinguished guest will reveal the power of actions in community, nation, and world choices. Sat. Nov. 18 at La Fonda, 5:30 reception, wine & appetizers, 6:30 conversation
  • Small Works Art Show Opens Nov 17th 5-7pm at Cheri O’Brien Fine Art, Cheri hosts hosts her artist friends Mary Moore Bailey, Carol Palmer Huntington, Jennie Cooley, Whitney Hobsan, Jodi Balsamo & Spencer Kimball. 618 Canyon Rd. – show runs thru Dec. 11.
  • Contemporary Clay Art Fair Nov. 18 – 19 at the Santa Fe Women’s Club, 161 Old Pecos Trail, 10am – 5 pm
  • CASA First Volunteer training begins on Jan. 17.  Make a difference in a foster child’s life by becoming an advocate as the child navigates through the court system.  Learn more at  www.CASAfirst.org

Cool Contest

Click Here to Enter to win a free one-hour swim lesson for any swim experience level adult with swim instructor Ellen Kemper.


Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

 


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Jody

Snow on the Mountain Tops

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please share.
Provecho!

Cool Art

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Fiesta for Daughters by Angel Wynn
16″ x 20″
Encaustics Mixed Media
Click here for purchase information

Cool Pick of the Week

In conjunction with Cultural Survival, you are invited to a very special evening event Fri., Nov. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Santa Fe Community Foundation featuring Maori elder and activist Pauline Tangiora and special guests. Ms. Tangiora will hold a dialogue around how each of us can rise up in our own community and become empowered in our actions, including and especially our youth.  Q & A will follow.  This is a rare opportunity to host Grandmother Pauline in Santa Fe!

Pauline TangioraA Nobel Peace Prize nominee in 2005 for her work with the 1,000 Women for Peace project, Pauline Tangiora is a Maori elder/activist for indigenous and human rights as well as a youth empowerment advocate. She is one of the 2017 recipients of the Bremen International Peace Award for her work. She is an Earth Charter Commissioner and former president and current vice president of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Aotearoa.  A former representative for the World Council for Indigenous Peoples, life member of the Maori Women’s Welfare League and a committee member of Rigoberta Menchu Tum’s Nobel Laureate Indigenous Initiative for Peace,  Pauline is also one of the 50 council members of the World Future Council and ambassador of the International Council of Indigenous Grandmothers and one of the founding members of Rising Women Rising World.

We are grateful to the Santa Fe Community Foundation for hosting this event.  The foundation is located at 501 Halona St. Santa Fe, NM  87501.  Street parking is available.
Cost:  $20, Students under 18 are free.  All proceeds go to support Ms. Tangiora’s work.

Please RSVP to Kim Langbecker at kimlangbecker@sbcglobal.net. If you are unable to attend this event and wish to support Ms. Tangiora, please contact Kim at the above email address.


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • Holiday Gift Sale on Sat. Nov. 11th at Santa Fe at the Kitchen Sink Recording Studio, 528 Jose St., 10 am – 3 pm, all New Mexico women artists.
  • ‘Write What Matters’ – a writing workshop with Heloise Jones, author of #1 bestselling The Writer’s Block Myth, Sun.,, Nov. 12, 2 – 4:30. Click here for more info
  • CARLISLE TRUNK SHOW NOVEMBER 13-18  Come and see Spring 2018 separates for work and play at 150 St. Frances with Victoria Bridges. 10:00-4:00  M-F By appointment on Saturday the18th. Items will ship January 10 and you are ONLY charged when shipped. Mention 100 Women who Care Santa Fe and enter their free drawing.
  • Bow Wow Film Fest Nov 15th at Violet Crown.  It is a curated dog-oriented film fest that has been traveling the country, and one of the Santa Fe Animal Shelter’s own videos is in it!  All proceeds go toward providing affordable spay/neuter services for pet owners at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter.  Click here for more information.

Cool Contest

Click Here to Enter to win a free one-hour swim lesson for any swim experience level adult with swim instructor Ellen Kemper.


IMG_0086100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe delivered checks totaling $10,100 to CASA First this week. If you were unable to attend the Nov. meeting please send your check to Katie Rountree (if you need her mailing address click here to email her) and make check payable to the 2nd place winner: The New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding. 


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Jody

Hello November

Cool Art

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Slim Thinks He Has a Pretty Good Chance with the Ladies Tonight by Cheri O’Brien 48” x 30” Oil on Canvas unframed Click Here for Purchase Info

Cool Pick of the Week

SINCLAIR LEWIS’ IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE! IS HAPPENING HERE
Local personalities perform dramatic reading of play, Nov. 6, at Adobe Rose Theatre at 7 PM, $15, reserve at www.brownpapertickets.com, or call, 505-690-5845. All proceeds will benefit the New Mexico New Deal Preservation Association.


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • Meet the Mayoral Candidate Series starting Nov. 7th at The Montecito Santa Fe. It is free but RSVP’s are necessary because of space. Contact RHemann@lifehousehs.com or call 505-428-7777
  • Holiday Gift Sale on Sat. Nov. 11th at Santa Fe at the Kitchen Sink Recording Studio, 528 Jose St., 10 am – 3 pm, all New Mexico women artists.
  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe met on Wed. Nov. 1 & raised $10,000 for CASA First. If you were unable to attend the meeting please send your check in to Katie Rountree (if you need her mailing address click here to email her) and make payable to the 2nd place winner: The New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding. 

Cool Contest

Click Here to Enter to win a free one-hour swim lesson for any swim experience level adult with swim instructor Ellen Kemper.

 

 


It’s almost Time for Pumpkin Pie! Here’s a recipe I like!

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And don’t forget to turn back the clock…daylight savings time ends on Sun. Nov 5th

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Jody

El Dia de los Muertos

Happy El Dia de los Muertos dia-de-los

Cool Pick of the Week:

  • 100 Women Who Care Meeting Wednesday, Nov. 1st, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm at The Women’s Club of Santa Fe, 1616 Old Pecos Trail

Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • Nuevo Dias de los Muertos opening Fri., Oct. 27 from 5-7pm Cheri O’Brien Fine Art gallery. Please join recycle artists Jennie Cooley and Holly Goldstein, contemporary artist Michael Gullberg, sculptor/painter Cheri O’Brien, metalsmith Carol Palmer Huntington, photographer/artist Angel Wynn and more for a spirited evening.  Show runs Oct. 27 through Nov. 13
  • Day of the Dead activities at Casa Chimayo outdoor patio from 2 – 5 pm, 409 W. Water St., children & families welcome. 10% of all proceeds for the day go to United Way of Santa Fe County’s high quality early childhood programs.
  • Climate Education Symposium at Monte del Sol Charter School. As part of the New Mexico Citizens’ Climate Education conference, “Getting Beyond the Climate Argument: Plugging Into Solutions,” a day-long symposium features speakers, small group discussions and moderated panels. Sat, Oct. 28, 8:30am – 5:00pm, $18 – $22


Congratulations Contest Winner!

Congrats Nancy Guthrie, winner of the FREE 1-hour massage from  Jennifer Lamprey
Licensed Massage Therapist

Thanks Jennifer for providing the gift certificate. If you have a business & would like to offer a gift certificate give-away to members of the Cool List email me for more information.


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Jody

ROCtober in Santa Fe

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe. Please share.
Provecho!

Cool Art:

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Cool Pick of the Week:

dogsSanta Fe Wags & Chili Festival: This family- and dog-friendly event will feature a Canine Kissing Booth (get smooched by an ADW dog), a Photo Booth for you and your pets, $5 vegetarian Green Chile meals including a drink and dessert, Fun Contests for you and your pets, and a Raffle! Saturday, October 21, 2017 Marty’s Meals, 1107 Pen Road – Free Admission. Please Bring Cash for Food, Raffles & Contests. All proceeds go to support the great work of Assistance Dogs of the West.


Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • Canyon Road Paint Out, Sat. Oct. 21 – Join more than 100 Santa Fe’s artists for the 10th annual event in which they set up their easels outside and chat with passersby as they create great works of art. Don’t miss the lunchtime parade. 10 am – 5 pm.
  • Archaeologist and anthropologist Benjamin A Bellorado discusses the human history of the area around the embattled Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. Presented by Southwest Seminars, it’s part of the lecture series Mother Earth, Father Sky: Perspectives on the Environment of the American West. Hotel Santa Fe, Mon. Oct 23, 6pm $15
  • RSVP for the last Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon of the Year, Wed. Oct. 25 at noon at Cowgirl $25 at the door. Featuring guest speaker Yolanda Arrey & Ruth Dennis from Sierra Vista Alzheimer’s Community,  talking about “Caregiver Realism, Dementia Survival Skills and Knowing When to Get Help”. Also, see a special showing of “Cowgirl” paintings by Santa Fe artist, Cheri O’Brien.

Cool Contest

Enter to Win a FREE ONE HOUR MASSAGE from Jennifer Lamprey
Licensed Massage Therapist – one entry per person only – must live in the Santa Fe area – CLICK HERE to enter

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Jody