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Summer Blooms

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Hail, Hail Rock ‘n’ Roll: Happy 50th, Woodstock! Combing an outstanding selection of classic rock portraits with an exhibition featuring the historic images and memorabilia of Woodstock 1969, paying tribute to a pivotal era in American music and culture. The exhibition includes iconic portraits and moments by Santa Fe locals Lisa Law and Baron Wolman, along with scenes from the three-day weekend by Henry Diltz, Jim Marshall, Roger Ballen and Jason Lauré. Enjoy a trip “back to the garden” with images of Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, CSN, Santana, John Sebastian, “Country Joe” McDonald, Jefferson Airplane, Richie Havens and more, along with intimate moments of the crowd and the community that hosted 400,000 strong. Edition One Gallery Fri, July 5 at 5pm. Runs thru Aug. 9 at 728 Canyon Rd.
  • Lexus of Santa Fe Pet Adoptions – Pet food drive and adoption event to benefit the Santa Fe Animal Shelter. Any time through July 6, stop by Lexus to drop off Purina brand dry and canned food for dogs, and Friskies and Fancy Feast canned cat foods. Sat. July 6 from 12 – 3:00pm is Pet Adoption Day. Lexus of Santa Fe, 6824 Cerrillos Rd.

  • Fun with the Sun – Play with light, colors and solar radiation. Experiment with heliographic prints, make a photochromic bracelet with beads that change color in the sun, and more. Bring your own pre-washed white canvas shoes or a T-shirt. Space is limited, so RSVP at melanie.laborwit@state.nm.us. Free with museum admission, and New Mexicans are free the first Sunday of every month.  New Mexico History Museum $6 – $12 Sun, July 7 1:30 – 3:30 pm 113 Lincoln Ave.
  • Opera Book Club: Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer – Collected Works and the Santa Fe Opera Guild present Vivace, a book group devoted to readings about the world of opera. In Wesley Stace’s novel, Leslie Shepherd, a music critic nearing the end of his life, reflects on the shocking murder-suicide that rocked London society years before, and strangely echoes the plot of his opera—which Shepherd has helped to write. The opera will never be performed. Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse Mon, July 8 at 6pm, 202 Galisteo St.
  • RAP Community Poetry Class – Join an ongoing craft workshop and conversation that culminates in a public reading in the Railyard Park, as well as a chapbook in the fall. The first half of class is be dedicated to reading and discussing contemporary poems, with each class focused on one of many aspects of craft (voice, tone, structure, style and so forth)—bring a journal. The second half of class is a workshop, where individuals can bring copies of their own poems for peer review, followed by an open discussion and constructive feedback from the class. RSVP or get more info from instructor Elizabeth Jacobson at communitypoetryrap@gmail.com.  Railyard Park Community Room Tue, July 9 from 5:30 – 7pm 701 Callejon St.
  • Plame_ValerieSanta Fe Women to Women’s A Luncheon with Valerie Plame, former career covert CIA operations officer “outed” by the Bush Administration, international speaker, author & advocate for the elimination of nuclear weapons. She is also a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District in the upcoming 2020 election. Her talk: My Life as a Spy, My betrayal by the White HouseWed. July 10 at noon at Inn of Loretto. Tickets must be purchased by July 8.  Click here.
  • Music on the Hill: Ron Crowder Band Bring a blanket and a picnic for rock ‘n’ roll from beloved locals. Thanks to a partnership with the City of Santa Fe, attendees can take a shuttle from the PERA Building (413 Old Santa Fe Trail) parking lot to the field. Service is offered by the Santa Fe Pick-Up, which extends its hours until 8:30 pm tonight. St. John’s College Wed, July 10 at 6pm, 1160 Camino Cruz Blanca

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Upcoming Cool Stuff

  • Art Spa Workshops! Expand your life journey with creativity, nutrition and relaxation in one of our unique workshops located in the hills of Santa Fe, NM.  Inspire and renew your creative spirit!    Join us for quiet but fun, exciting but restful artistic wonderment through art classes and culinary demonstrations.  Take a creative journey while Arizona chef, Christine Hauber tantalizes your taste buds with healthy and easy culinary demonstrations, and hands on food creation and consumption.  Upcoming July workshops:  Mixed Media – Painted Papers, The Interaction of Texture, Color and Feeling. July 10-12. 9-5pm and  Inspired Enameling: The Ancient Art of Melting Glass on Metal. July 25-26. 9am-5pm . Just a few spots remain in these two fun workshops. For information and registration and other upcoming workshops visit Art Spa Workshops.
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  • Write To Heal: A FREE writing workshop based on (but not limited by) the life-changing diagnosis of cancer Seven Tuesdays: July 23 thru Sept 3.  1:30 – 3:30 p.m. The intent of this group for cancer patients and survivors is to experience “Expressive Writing” as a way of healing. While writing may not cure, it can heal, according to scientific studies. Writing with others on parallel paths will be our avenue to reclaim our voices, and reconnect with our lives. Everyone is welcome: if you have never written, or if you have always written. Joanne Fay Brown, MSW, has led Amherst Writers & Artists workshops in Berkeley, Oaxaca, Mexico, and Santa Fe. She is a cancer survivor and a Master in Social Work. Registration is required and space is limited. To Register: Please contact Joanne Brown: 510-381-1205 or joanne@joannebrown.com We will meet at the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico office: 3005 S. St. Francis Dr., Suite 3-B

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Glorious Last Days of Summer

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Handwriting Lives! During the golden age of penmanship (1860-1930), before the typewriter, becoming a master penman was the path to a successful career and high regard of friends and colleagues. Today there are only 11 individuals who bear the title of master penman, and one of them is Bill Kemp of Albuquerque. New Mexico History Museum, Fri, Sep 14 at 6pm
  • Santa Fe Watershed Association presents a Talk and Tour: Common Problems, Commons Solutions: Archaeological Insights into Sustainably Managing Water for the Long-Term by award-winning anthropological archaeologist Dr. Michael Aiuvalasit. The talk will be held this Fri., Sept. 14th at the Women’s Club in Santa Fe, and the tour will take place the next day on Sat., Sept. 15th.  Click here for prices and info.
  • New Mexico Railroad History Celebration – Family weekend event in the Railyard Sept. 15-16. Click here for details. Train Film Fest includes:  3:10 to Yuma and the original Murder on the Orient Express at Violet Crown Cinema, $9 – $12, Sat/Sun, Sep 15/16 at 2 & 6pm. Railroad Art, Photography, and Model Railroad Exhibition from September 8-30.
  • Santa Fe Renaissance Faire – Sat/Sun Sept 15 & 16 at El Rancho de las Golondrinas – a community event whose proceeds help fund the educational programs of El Rancho de las Golondrinas and the Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences. 10am – 5 pm. Travel back in time. Ride in a Spanish Galleon. Learn about Renaissance arts and sciences. Shrink in size as you enter the Fairy Village and pet a unicorn. Enjoy performances and music, food, and arts and crafts.
  • Poet Lauren Camp: Reads Turquoise Door – Camp’s fourth collection of poetry is written as a series of conversations with Mabel Dodge Luhan, the artist, feminist, and utopian visionary of early 20th-century Taos. op.cit Books in DeVargas, Sun, Sept 16 at 2pm
  • Full Moon Water Wheel Ceremony – Pray for moisture, bless the waters and offer up items for blessings and in hopes of heavy rains. Frenchy’s Field, Mon, Sept 24 at 5pm
  • 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. Click here for tickets. Seating Limited



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Happy First Day of Fall

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Cool Pick of the Week:

shamrockIrish American Writers and Artists Salon

Irish and Irish-American poetry, music and literature, for those who are in the know, are gloriously dark, abundantly rich genres apt for mining. The Irish American Writers and Artists, a New York-based nonprofit founded by Malachy McCourt, hosts its first salon in Santa Fe with writers Lawrence Welsh, Anne Valley-Fox, Argos MacCallum, and tons more. Sat, Sep. 23 at 6:00pm, Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie Santa Fe, NM  ph. 424-1601. Free admission with donations gratefully accepted.


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  • Guns-to-GardensNew Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence (NMPGV) is inviting you to a free event that celebrates life over death, love over hate, and art over guns. Come and join NMPGV and watch a gun forged into a gardening tool right before your very eyes by RAWTools. Get inspired while award-winning poet Jimmy Santiago Baca reads his radical and fiery poetry. Then get your groove on to the awesome music of Eileen and the In-betweens. See art made from guns through our Guns to Gardens program by our very own internationally renowned sculptor Jeremy Thomas and by SFCC art and welding students. Coats made out of gun parts by Sarah Nolan of Singular Couture will be on display. Special guest speakers include: Santa Fe Mayor Gonzales, Valerie Plame, Warren Montoya from Rezonate Art and Jill Benjamin.  Oct. 7th 5:30 -7 P.M. at CCA Email Miranda Viscoli for info 
  • Karen K. Milstein, PhD, LISW will be leading the workshop “The Interface of Art and Mental Health. What We Contain, What Contains Us – How We Can Grow Ourselves”, Sept. 26, 6:30-9pm, 125 Lincoln Ave. Pre-registration required. Contact Karen 
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Santa Fe is on Sat. Oct. 7 raises money for breast cancer research and patient support services. Here’s their website: www.makingstrideswalk.org/SantaFeNM Questions? email Jessica Duncan
  • The True Story of Fake News: A look into the long and sordid history of fake news, who makes it, who profits from it, and what we can do about it. A fundraiser for the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, October 7th, 6-7pm for VIP $100 tickets, or at 7:30-9pm $12-$35, at the Lensic.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for sponsors and auction donors for their upcoming Golden Ticket Gala coming up on Oct. 7th. Contact Stacy Fischer for more info
  • New Mexico PBS, KNME, Ch-5 will broadcast the oral history documentary by SF Women2Women member, Shebana Coelho titled Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco, about the acclaimed New Mexico Folklorist, on Oct. 12 at 7pm within Hispanic Heritage month. The film will also have two free preview screenings: Oct. 4 at 7 pm at the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque and Oct. 5 at 6 pm at the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe.
  • Looking for Volunteers and Sponsors for the Fall 2017 Santa Fe Expanding Your Horizons Conference that will take place on Saturday October 21, 2017 at Santa Fe Community College. They are expecting 200 girls from Santa Fe and Northern NM, their biggest one yet! Expanding Your Horizons Conference is a dynamic conference to encourage girls in 5th-8th grade to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) by providing women STEM role models and hands-on workshops. Contact Lina Germann if interested.

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Bike to Work Week in Santa Fe

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Santa Fe Bike to Work (or to Yoga) Week

May 13 – 21, 2017

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Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • Celebrate Cycling in Santa Fe with Santa Fe Bike Week. Events include: 5/14 Women’s Bike Ride, 5/16 Bicycle Parade, 5/17 Bike to School Day, 5/19 Bike & Brew Festival, 5/20 Pageant for Vintage Bikes, and more!  www.biketoworksantafe.com


Cool Posts to Share:

  • RSVP for the next Women 2 Women Luncheon Wed. May 17, noon, at Cowgirl with Guest Speaker, Hillary Randolph, Owner of Wear Your GRACE. Her talk is titled Wear the Difference, BE the Difference. Come with ideas, stories to share and leave with new friends & connections!
  • Grand Opening 7 Arts Gallery, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Fri. May 12, at 125 Lincoln St. – meet the artists – drinks & snacks
  • Mini-Workshop: “The Writer’s Block Myth – Get Past Stuck” with Heloise Jones at Vista Grande Public Library Wed. May 17, 7 – 8 pm – FREE
  • At our May 2nd meeting of 100 Women Who Care we voted to support Resolve/Impact, a violence prevention program in New Mexico. If you were not able to attend, please send your check today to Katie Rountree. At the meeting we also heard presentations from STEM Santa Fe & NM Parkinson’s Coalition – all doing great work in Santa Fe!


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Happy 1st Day of Spring!

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Cool Pick of the Week:

  • Free Talk from the Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico, entitled “Plants of the Jemez Mountains”, Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm at Christ Lutheran Church, by Dr. Chick Keller, who will discuss his work and show some of the more interesting plants discovered in the Jemez Mountains.

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  • Last chance to RSVP for Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon with Guest Speaker, Catherine Fridey,Film Producer/Director, talking about  her latest project, Seagull, a short film she wrote, co-produced, and stars in. Wed. March 22, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email: Jodyville@yahoo.comto reserve your seat
  • Author talk by Heloise Jones, author of The Writer’s Block Myth – A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom  Her book, written for people living in the real world, is a guide like no other out there on the topic of writing and creativity. SW Writers in Albuquerque Tuesday March 21st at 7:00 p.m.
  •  Gerald Hausman, poet and author of more than 70 books for children and adults, will read from his book Island Dreams: Selected Poems, Tuesday, March 28 at SFCC Peterson Student Center, Senior Common room 7 – 9 p.m.

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OscarTime

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Who are your picks for the Oscars? Download your ballot here AND get the recipe to make these golden Oscar cookies from glucrafted.com

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Cool Pick of the Week:

  • code-redBook Release Event!
    Santa Fe author Janie Chodosh will be at Collected Works (202 Galisteo) for CODE RED book release event! There will be a staged reading by students from New Mexico School for the Arts as well as door prizes. Five percent of all sales will be donated to the Santa Fe Girls’ School. Saturday, February 25th, 6 pm

Posts to Share:

  • Defenders of Wildlife is sponsoring a free talk by Dr. Sarma, the elephant doctor of India at the Santa Fe Main Library, Thursday, March 2 at 6 pm
  • Spring Poetry Search from the Santa Fe Reporter WIN $100 in cash or one of two prize packages and see your winning poem published in SFR next month. Entry deadline, March 1 at midnight. Click here to enter.
  • During the 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe Meeting that was held on Tues. Feb. 7, we voted to support the Santa Fe Girls School. If you are a member but were unable to attend the meeting, please mail your check to Katie Rountree today, making your check payable to Santa Fe Girls School. If you need Katie’s address email her here.

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