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Tis the Season

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Happy Holidays!


Cool Picks for the Week

  • Romeo and Juliet—With a Twist, presented by CYC-ICS Theater Company, Directed by Ben Rountree. Adapted by Acacia Burnham. You are supporting  a student-run, student-acted, student-directed theatre company! New Mexico School for the Arts Theatre —enter at the back of the building 275 E. Alameda St.  Fri. & Sat. Nov. 16 & 17 at 7 pm $5 Students; $10 General Admission, FREE to all NMSA students, teachers & alums.
  • Border Partners Holiday Sale – Gift items created by women who live in the town of Palomas, Chihuahua, Mexico, benefit the makers directly. The sale is sponsored by Border Partners, a nonprofit organization based in Deming, NM. A small group of women sew the items in their homes to support themselves and their families; Border Partners then helps them help themselves through efforts including developing jobs and businesses such as the women’s collective. Palomas was devastated by the drug wars of the mid-2000s; many people were killed and most of the town’s residents live in poverty, without clean water, adequate nutrition or good educations. Palomas is located just across the border from Columbus, NM. For more info, visit borderpartners.org. – The sale is at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church, Sat, Dec 1 from 1- 5pm
  • Young Native Artists Winter Show & Sale – The next generation of Native American artists demonstrate and sell their own arts and crafts in the Meem Community Room. New Mexico History Museum, Sat, Dec 1 from 10am – 3pm
  • Create encaustic art with photographs. Make one-of-a-kind personalized Christmas gifts for family, friends or for yourself. For beginners and every level. Bring your own photos or use available image on hand during workshop. Sat, Dec. 1, noon to 3 pm at 7 Arts Gallery, 125 Lincoln Ave. Limited space. Contact Angel Wynn 505-819-1103 or email  for more info or to reserve your spot.
  • World AIDS Day Commemoration by Candlelight – Remember those we’ve lost by heading to the Il Vicino courtyard and hanging with the community.
    Casa España, 321 W San Francisco St., , 5-6pm
  • A Student Panel for New Mexicans Against Gun Violence – Come by & support local high school students who are working on gun violence prevention. Join student seniors Sophie Lussiez and Julia Mazal, as well as a student whose has been victims of gun violence along with Journey Santa Fe Host, Miranda Viscolli. Sun. Dec. 2 at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St.
  • Fourth Annual Winter Watershed Benefit for the Santa Fe Watershed Association – Celebrate the season on Sun., Dec. 2nd from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Hotel Santa Fe. Delicious hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available. Bid on luxury spa stays, tours, wine tastings, and many other fantastic items during our silent auction. Get tickets here.
  • The next CASA First Judicial Volunteer Advocate Training is in January – Get in touch if you are interested in becoming a volunteer to help break the cycle of abuse and neglect in our communities.

Cool Event

Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival  The 20th anniversary event will take place on Nov. 30-Dec. 2 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center (201 W. Marcy Street) with a fashion show, art exhibits and more. Click here for info.

Janet O’Neal Studios, exhibiting at Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival this weekend

More Holiday Cheer

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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

Cool Art

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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