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Summer Fun Continues

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Happy Summer!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • International Folk Art Market – Museum Hill,  20 – $85 Sat, July 13 & Sun. July 14
    10am – 5pm
  • Lavender in the Valley Festival – Enjoy crafts, tours, artists, good food, music and—naturally—lots of lavender, all up in the picturesque village of Abiquiú Sat. July 13 & Sun. July 14. This year also has a special Mardi Gras theme, so get ready for Cajun cooking and New Orleans-style jazz tunes from the Shiners Club Jazz Band. To get there, look for purple flags along Highway 84. (Kids under 10 get in free, and sorry—no dogs allowed.) 10am – 5pm Road 1622 Between Mile Markers 210 and 211, Abiquiu.
  • Guided Tours to High-Road Mission Churches – Start at the Santuario de Chimayó and travel to the historic churches in Córdova, Truchas, and Las Trampas; guided by Frank Graziano. Sat, July 13 at 11am Presented by Nuevo Mexico Profundo, an ambitious collaborative project between governmental organizations and communities to preserve Northern New Mexico’s historic churches. For more info: nuevo-mexico-profundo.com. $25 Additional tours will be added to meet the demand, so don’t be afraid to sign up. Group inquiries are welcome, too.
  • Susana Valadez: The Huichol Center for Cultural Survival – Valadez, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, offers a talk and presentation about the work she has been doing over the past 40 years with the Huichol Indians of Mexico.  Xanadu Gallery Sat, July 13 at 4pm. Valadez and the artisans who will accompany her will be at the gallery through July 21, showcasing and selling their artwork; 100% of the sale proceeds goes to Susana’s foundation, The Huichol Center for Cultural Survival, so that they may continue with all of their good work. Xanadu Gallery 135 W. Palace Ave.
  • Glorieta Rock Art Tour – Join the Santa Fe National Forest’s Site Stewards to explore two unusual horizontal rock art panels on Glorieta Mesa Wed, July 17
    9am. The petroglyphs are unique in both design and location and are easily accessible, but the trip will require carpooling in high-clearance vehicles. Bring sunscreen, snacks, water and closed-toe shoes. Register in advance by phone 505-757-6121. Petroglyph creators were storytellers; sign up to find out what their images tell us about them and the times in which they lived. Santa Fe National Forest Pecos Ranger Station 32 S Main St., Pecos.
  • Music on the Hill – free summer concert series on the campus of St. John’s College in Santa Fe that features blues, classic rock, world music, & jazz. Wed. July 17 at 6pm features Cha Wa – a New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian, nominated for a Grammy award for Best Regional Roots.
  • Get Your Tickets to SITE Santa Fe’s Opera Ball & Dance Party.  A pop-up ballroom, where classical waltzes will begin the evening on Fri. July 19, giving way to your favorite dance music! Special surprises & happenings throughout the evening. Many of the Bel Canto artists will be in attendance. Click here for tickets.
  • Lamy Woodstock Benefit is Looking for Sponsors. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock, there will be 2 days of live tunes from the Woodstock era covered by over 30 local musicians in support of a great cause for kids – a benefit for the new non-profit: Child Counseling Center & Play Therapy Institute of New Mexico. The event will be Aug. 17 & Aug. 18. The different levels of sponsorship can be found on the website. For more info call 505-398 -1982 or email childcounselingcenterofnm@gmail.com

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More Coolness

  • Patina Gallery is proud to introduce their latest exhibitionUnearthing New European Makers for 2019. Opening Fri, July 12 from 5-7pm.
    Model.JocelynMontoya.ScottishRiteTheater.SantaFe.NM.2019_1In March of 2019, Patina co-owners and curators, Allison & Ivan Barnett, traveled to Europe to attend the Munich Jewellery Week. In Patina’s 20th year, they were on a quest to discover new, global talent for the gallery.
    To their astonishment, they returned to Santa Fe with 12 new, European makers. Now, Patina introduces a rich colloquy of works. Mastering a range of material and technique, our discoveries possess the brilliance beholden to the diverse array of artists who made them so. Together, they create a compelling collection of art jewelry to stir our fascination.Join us as Allison & Ivan bring to you a compelling exposé of contemporary jewels, eager to become your latest obsession. Patina Gallery, 131 W Palace Ave. 
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  • Kiss of the Wolf Trunk Show & Folk Art Market Celebration
    unnamedDesigner Lori Bacigalupi brings her beautiful designs inspired by travel to Santa Fe Weaving Gallery for a trunk show, Fri. July 12 from 10am – 5pm at 124-1/2 Galisteo St.
  • La Tienda Summer Special Event – Glassware & China, Home Decor & Textiles
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    Saturdays from 9am – 3pm, Private Showings by Appointment 505.986.8664 at Casa Culinaria The Gourmet Inn 617 Don Gaspar Ave.

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Happy Febrrrrruary!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Fixit Clinic – Bring your broken electronics, appliances, toys and so on for assessment, disassembly and possible repair. Santa Fe County and Make Santa Fe provide workspace, tools, and guidance by specialists. Whether you fix it or not, you’ll learn more about how it was manufactured and how it worked, ready to share your new-found confidence and insight with your friends, neighbors, and the community at large. MAKE Santa Fe, 2879 All Trades Road, Sat, Feb 2 from 1 – 4pm

  • Um… It’s an Art Show! Drop-In Art Workshop – View the exhibition and work with Unlocked Minds, Inc.’s lead teaching artists on a variety of kid-friendly projects. You can leave your creation behind to be exhibited or take it home for your very own. Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W Marcy St.  Sat, Feb 2 from 12 – 4pm. Free.
  • Journeysantafe: Paul Gibson, of Retake Our Democracy, takes a look at the most important bills in the current legislative session. Retake Our Democracy is a volunteer-based organization committed to making personal and collective activism easier. Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse, 202 Galisteo St.
    Sun, Feb 3 at 11am

  • Family Mornings at Folk Art – Storytime Sun, Feb 3 from 11am – 12pm. After storytime, younger children can make their own beaded necklace, and older children make Huichol-inspired beaded bowls. Then do a family treasure hunt to find horses, or explore the last day of the Beadwork Adorns the World exhibit. Free with museum admission, and New Mexico residents get in for free Sun. Feb. 3. Museum of International Folk Art, 706 Camino Lejo,
  • Tax-Aide Santa Fe – SFCC and the AARP have teamed up to offer free (!) help taking care of your taxes. NOTE: This year, you must make an appointment. Call 505-946-3615 or visit sfcc.edu/taxaide to reserve a time. There are some qualifications, and a list of everything you need; get more info when you sign up for a slot. SFCC accounting students who were trained specifically for the service will be among the volunteers available. Higher Education Building, 1950 Siringo Road, Mon., Feb. 4
    8am – 4pm

  • Next Meeting for 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe is Wed. Feb. 6th at Scottish Rite Temple from 6 – 7 pm. The organizers put the names of local nonprofits in a hat and draw out three then hears a short presentation from each, and then votes; to whichever receives the most votes, every attendee writes a check and raises over $10,000 in one hour. Sounds insane and actually works! Join as an individual for $100 each time, or as a group ($50 for a two-team or $25 for a four-team). But wait, it doesn’t end there: The second-place winner receives money from the members not in attendance (approximately $8,000), and the third-place winner receives money from business sponsors ($1,500). In total, over $20,000 is raised at each meeting. You can come as a guest or members, you can bring a guest. For more info click here. If you’d like a tour of the Scottish Rite Temple, come at 5pm.
  • Mark Your Calendars for our Next Women to Women Luncheon, Wed. Feb. 27 at noon at Cowgirl with guest speaker Abby Bordner, a speaker and consultant regarding the brain science of early childhood talking about Why Early Childhood Education Matters to Everyone. RSVP early! $25 at the door.
  • Ken and Judy (KJ Farms) could use your help! Ken’s doctor presented a grim ultimatum: stop farming and vending at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market or risk very serious health problems, such as being restricted to a wheelchair. For the last 15 years, Ken and Judy have been selling eggs at the Farmers’ Market. Their last market was on January 26. While bills are piling up and every-day needs are harder to meet, their sudden loss of income makes things insurmountably difficult. The Market community is really strong and we can help! Please lend a hand if you can and give a donation. If everyone pitches in even just a little, we can immeasurably make a very hard time a little easier. Click here to donate.

Cool Art

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7Arts Gallery will host “Artwork Within”, a solo show for local fine art painter Mary Jo Hatch with an opening reception Fri., Feb. 1, 2019 from 5-7pm. “Artwork Within” will feature works in oil whose main subject matter is houseplants painted in both intimate interiors and garden settings. 125 Lincoln Ave. Show runs thru Feb. 28


Cool Writing Workshops

  • Soul Craft – An Online Writing Workshop for Life, Business & Inspiration
    If you want a more engaged life, a more successful business, or to become a more inspired (and inspiring) version of yourself…WRITE! Award-winning author and writing coach Kelly Madrone is offering a new online group designed to hone your writing skills and connect you with your undiscovered passion. www.kellymadrone.com/write-now. Marketing can annoy the heck out of people, but it doesn’t have to! Grow your business with soul. Learn how to use blogs, newsletters, articles, and other creative content to cultivate not just customers or clients, but community.  www.kellymadrone.com/blogging-for-business

  • Write for Your Life! A Winter Writing Workshop for 6 Thursdays in Feb/Mar
    Juice up your creativity and jumpstart your writing in this small-group lively workshop based on the acclaimed Amherst Writers & Artists method. Together we foster a community of support enabling you to write freely and go deep: writing in response to suggested prompts, building trust in your unique voice, receiving feedback on what’s strong in your first-draft writing. We will also make time for manuscript review with balanced feedback, if requested. All are welcome: beginners, those beginning again, and experienced writers. We meet in a comfortable home near downtown Santa Fe. 6 Thursdays: Feb.21 – Mar. 28, 4 – 6:30 or 7 pm. For more information or to register:  joannebrown.com or contact Joanne Fay Brown 510-381-1205.

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Christmas Countdown

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Happy Holidays!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Holiday Market: Recycled and Reimagined – The International Folk Art Market and four artists in the IFAM family have partnered with clothier Eileen Fisher’s  recycling program to revitalize and create new garments. The artists have transformed recycled garments into original clothing, and each one is a one-of-a-kind treasure. International Folk Art Alliance, 620 Cerrillos Road, Fri & Sat, Dec 14 & 15

  • Canyon Road Holiday Block Party – Galleries up and down our artsiest street open with refreshments, farolitos, bonfires, music and plenty of Santa Fe magic. Fri, Dec 14 from 4-7 pm

  • Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: The Nutcracker – Lensic Performing Arts Center, Sat & Sun Dec 15 & 16 – click here for tickets
  • Mandala Construction Closing Ceremony – The monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery construct a sand mandala by pouring colored sand into place over a period of nine days. They are creating a Green Tara, who is called upon for protection, health, happiness, wisdom, abundance and success, and is the female manifestation of enlightenment. After finishing the mandala between 10 am and noon, attend a closing ceremony and destruction of the mandala at 1 pm.
    Institute of American Indian Arts83 Avan Nu Po Road,  $10, Sun, Dec 16
  • Schola Christmas Concert – Schola Cantorum of Santa Fe performs an a cappella Christmas concert, including “Auld Lang Syne,” “Ave Maria,” “O Holy Night” and all your favorite holiday songs. Santuario de Guadalupe, 100 N Guadalupe St, Sun, Dec 16 at 3pm

  • Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble: Songs of Hope and Light – Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, 50 Mt. Carmel Road, $10 – $25, Sun, Dec 16 at 3pm
  • GLOW: Cosmic Nights – Light up your holiday season with thousands of twinkle lights and beautiful large-scale light installations all aglow throughout the garden. Enjoy live music, festive beverages, and meet Santa. Opens at 5 pm last entry 7:30 pm. Kids 12 and under get in free! Santa Fe Botanical Garden, 715 Camino Lejo, Dec. 14 thru 31, 2018 (closed Dec 24 & 25).

Cool Events

Janet-ONeal-ArtMeet Santa Fe artist Janet O’Neal the featured artist in residence this weekend. She’ll being doing demonstrations & showing her work at Four Seasons Rancho Encantado, Fri – Sun 12/14 – 12/16. Call 505-946-5700 for more info


Kahn_ClaireRenaissance artist, Claire Kahn, returns to Patina Gallery for her eighth solo exhibition, Winter in Jacona She weaves a mosaic of color amongst the intertwined Japanese, cylindrical glass beads that comprise her collection of necklaces and bracelets. 131 W. Palace Ave. Opening Fri. Dec. 14. Show runs thru Jan. 14


More Holiday Cheer

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