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Kickoff to Summer

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • SITE Santa Fe presents a solo exhibition SITElab 12: Nina Elder: What Endures from June 14 – Sept 15.  The public is invited to the opening with the artist on Fri, June 14, from 5-7 pm 1606 Paseo de Peralta

  • New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus: Stonewall, Summer of ’69 – NMGMC’s annual pride concert features stories and songs of the 1960s to help commemorate one of the LGBTQ+ community’s most pivotal historical moments: The protest that ignited a movement and that still inspires, half a century later.​ June 14 & June 16 at 7:30pm for $20-$45.  National Dance Institute of New Mexico 1140 Alto St.
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    Free Outdoor MoviePlanet of the Apes (1968) – in conjunction with the Interplanetary Festival. Railyard Park   Fri, Jun 14 at 8pm
    Cerrillos Rd & Guadalupe St

  • New Volunteer Orientation –Get all the resources you need as a potential volunteer to get into the garden with basic skills and knowledge with one of their various volunteer opportunities. The class covers the history, future, mission and the sites of the garden. Santa Fe Botanical Garden Sat, Jun 159:30 – 11:30am 715 Camino Lejo
  • Herb & Lavender Festival – Visit vendors and catch lectures and hands-on activities on all things lavender. El Rancho de las Golondrinas  El Rancho de las Golondrinas $6 – $8 Sat, Jun 15 from 10am – 4pm 334 Los Pinos Rd
  • As part of the InterPlanetary Festival, the Innovations & Ideas Expo will feature interactive and experiential booths with participants from academia, to AR/VR, to biotechnology Fri June 15 & Sat June 16 from 12-6PM in the Railyard Park Expo Tent. Lynn Dimet will have a booth to demonstrate BEMER Vascular Therapy. Come experience a complimentary 8-minute BEMER energy session, enhance your general blood flow and recharge your body. The BEMER (Bio-Electro-Magnetic-Energy-Regulation) wellness device uses a pulsed electromagnetic field to deliver a patented therapeutic signal which assists the heart in delivering blood to the smallest vessels in the body.
  • You’re invited to Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon: At noon on  Wed. June 19, at Cowgirl, $25 at the door with Guest Speaker Connie Knudson, Feng Shui Specialist & Author, her talk –  Feng Shui for Financial Abundance (RSVP here)

  • Music on the Hill  this week Wed. Jun 19, Jono Manson from 6-8pm. Athletic Field, St. John’s College, 1160 Camino Cruz Blanca, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Free and open to the public
  • Santa Fe Plaza Bandstand kicks off on Wed. June 19 at 6pm with Felix y Los Gatos and 7:15pm with Shinyribs. The music is free and runs weekday evenings throughout the summer. Click here for the calendar.
  • FEMINISTS: What Were They Thinking? at  THE SCREEN Wed. June 19 at 7 pm In 1977 a book of photographs captured an awakening –  women shedding the cultural restrictions of their childhoods and embracing their full humanity. The film offers candid and riveting interviews with women such as Gloria Steinem, Judy Chicago and Lily Tomlin, among others. A Netflix original doc. directed by Johanna Demetrakas.

  • Get Tickets for Second Annual Bluejeans, Boots & Barbecue to Benefit Esperanza Shelter. Esperanza Shelter, the region’s only domestic abuse services agency, will hold its Second Annual Bluejeans, Boots & Barbecue to benefit its work with women and children who have experienced domestic abuse.  The event is Fri, June 21 from 6-10 pm at the Santa Fe Farmers Market Pavilion & will include dance tunes & catering by Cowgirl restaurant.  The evening will include a special appeal for the Seeds of Hope Children’s Program at Esperanza, which provides therapy and life skills education to approximately 280 children annually. Visit www.esperanzashelter.org/events or call 505.474.5536.
  • Make the Success of Women Winning the Vote Visible. The West led the way to winning the vote. Now, we want to lead the Centennial celebration. Our plan is to have a Votes for Women float in the Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1, 2020. What could be a better day for the first event of the year-long celebration? It will be a glorious, inclusive float in this famous parade, one that portrays the persistence it took for women to win the vote 100 years ago.
    MAKE IT HAPPEN. But fund-raising is urgent. The building of the float will start soon and we need your contribution now. If you want  to see women featured — and our great victory recognized — in this renowned parade, you must donate now.  Visit the website. Follow us on social media. And ask your friends to help, too. Time is critical. Just $5 could help Write Women Back Into History!
  • Plame_ValerieGet your tickets for Santa 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, 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 House & My Plans for the Future. Wed. July 10 at Inn of Loretto. $50. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time. Early Bird prices thru July 1. Click here.

Upcoming Cool Stuff

  • The Santa Fe Studio Tour is about to happen! Sat and Sun, June 22 & 23 and June 29 & 30, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. For a list of artists, map, and examples of work, go to santafestudiotour.com
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  •  FENG SHUI FOR FINANCIAL ABUNDANCE

    How are you doing with your 2019 Goals?
    Have you made a Vision Board for 2019?
    Would you love to create a better energy flow in your home or office?
    Would you love to attract your financial goals & dreams more quickly and easily?
    Diamond Feng Shui can help you do just that!
    Instructor, Connie Knudson, Feng Shui consultant, author and coach, will show you how to align your environment with your goals and dreams. Connie was trained by world-renowned Marie Diamond, who was one of the key stars featured in the hit movie “The Secret.” Connie’s website is: www.connieknudson.com. Register Early! This will fill up soon! Sat, June 29 from 1-4 pm, $128 REGISTER HERE or Email Connie Knudson at  cgk999@gmail.com

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Happy Mother’s Day to All

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Celebrating Mothers Everywhere!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Come experience the heart-warming performances as over 500 public school children display excellence through energy and teamwork. Celebrate the impactful programming NDI New Mexico provides to almost 8,500 children statewide. Have fun while making a difference in the lives of thousands of New Mexico’s children! “Our Dancing Feet!” at THE DANCE BARNS Fri, May 10 @ 5 & 7pm  Sat, May 11 @ 2:30pm Schools Featured: Acequia Madre, El Camino Real, Gonzales, Sweeney, Tesuque Elementary, Te Tsu Geh Oweenge School, Dance Barns Class Parents, Community Tiny Tots, Celebration Team, and Saturday SWAT
  • Creativity for Peace Garage Sale Fundraiser – 100% of proceeds benefit the nonprofit Creativity for Peace and its work bringing understanding and dialog to girls from Palestine and Israel. Lutheran Church of the Servant Sat, May 11
    8am – 2pm 2481 Legacy Court
  • Connecting Water & Community: Community Collaborations & Partnerships – Join the discussion at a public input meeting to provide the city with ideas to help shape its five-year water conservation plan. To best serve the community, they need the voices of Santa Feans to be reflected in the plan. Genoveva Chavez Community Center Sat, May 11 from 10am – 12pm 3221 Rodeo Road Santa Fe
  • World Migratory Bird Day – The worldwide celebration of our avian friends with two live bird presentations and flight demonstrations (featuring Sol the turkey vulture, who is more than 20 years old). Learn more at migratorybirdday.org.
    New Mexico Wildlife Center $2 Sat, May 11 from 11am – 3pm at 19 Wheat Street Española
  • Adobe Brick-Making Community Day – May is Historic Preservation month, so celebrate by joining Cornerstones for its 3rd annual Adobe Brick-Making. Learn traditional adobe brick-making and get your hands dirty for a worthy cause. Each brick you make will be used in a Cornerstones preservation project. All ages are welcome. No experience necessary. Cornerstones needs volunteers to help set up and clean up the event areas, to prepare the adobe mix and help others make the bricks, so contact Karen Kuranz kkuranz@cstones.org or 982-9521 if you can assist.
    Drury Plaza Hotel Sat, May 11 from 9:30am – 1pm at 828 Paseo de Peralta
  • Understanding Our Anger as a Catalyst for Positive Change -Women have centuries of built-up anger living in their bodies and minds. Join Betsy Keats to create a new and positive relationship with this powerful emotion in a supportive group environment. To register, email Keats at bkempower1@gmail.com
    Santa Fe Public Library Main Branch Sat, May 11 from 3 – 4:30pm, 145 Washington Ave.
  • Tenor, James Onstad & guitarist David Leisner will be performing concerts in May in New Mexico & New York. As a prelude, come Sat. May 11 at 7 pm for a private concert at Charlotte Jackson Fine Art. The concert is free but only those with reservations are guaranteed a seat. Call 505-989-8688 or email press554@charlottejackson.com554 S. Guadalupe St. in the Railyard.

  • Spring Open House at Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary – Celebrate Mother’s Day with the animals in hospice care (from dogs to livestock to turkeys) with workshops, vegan refreshments, art and more. Meet the happy and healthy senior animals—they’ll tell you with smiles and wagging tails that KSAS’ wellness care works! For details, times and directions, visit kindredspiritsnm.org. Sun, May 12
    10am – 4pm Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary 3749-A Hwy. 14
  • Moms in Free at Santa Fe Botanical Garden on Sun, May 12 from 9am – 5pm 715 Camino Lejo
  • 100 Women logoIf you missed the 100 Women Who Care Meeting but would still like to be a part of the donation, send your check in today to Katie Rountree, payable to SFHS Choir Booster Club. Katie is collecting the checks to deliver when all money is in. Email Katie for her mailing address.
  • Zia Singers Spring Concert coming up on Sat & Sun, May 18 & 19 featuring songs made famous by leading ladies of Broadway. These performances are a prelude to our 2020 concerts that will celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women getting the right to vote in our country. Zia Singers are a local all-women’s chorus going all out to celebrate the progress women have made in this century! Performances are at 3pm at James A. Little Theater, 1060 Cerrillos Rd.

  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon. Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. Leona Stucky, a Professional Psychotherapist, Author & AAPC Diplomate. Her talk –  My Journey from Writing a Memoir to Helping Create a National Day of Action. Wed. May 22 @ noon. $25 at Cowgirl restaurant. Space limited. Email jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your space

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Upcoming Cool Stuff

  • FENG SHUI FOR FINANCIAL ABUNDANCE
    How are you doing with your 2019 Goals?
    Have you made a Vision Board for 2019?
    Would you love to create a better energy flow in your home or office?
    Would you love to attract your financial goals & dreams more quickly and easily?
    Diamond Feng Shui can help you do just that!
    Instructor, Connie Knudson, Feng Shui consultant, author and coach, will show you how to align your environment with your goals and dreams. Connie was trained by world-renowned Marie Diamond, who was one of the key stars featured in the hit movie “The Secret.” Connie’s website is: www.connieknudson.com. Register Early! This will fill up soon! Sat, June 29 from 1-4 pm, $128 REGISTER HERE or Email Connie Knudson at  cgk999@gmail.com

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Daylight Saving Time Begins

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • A Day of Action Against Domestic Violence – Please join in on a video/phone conference on Fri, Mar 8 from 2 – 3 PM. Be part of a nationwide network to increase social awareness of the number of deaths from intimate partner violence
    Together we can make a change. Please RSVP to Day of Action March 8th Phone Call.
    https://dvdayofaction.org/phone-call-sign-up

  • Warrior Women Torso Project: Reading, Conversation and Book Signing – Through a 31-piece installation wherein she explores what it means to embody a warrior. Bartel Clements has embarked on a courageous path. Every torso she created has a story—testaments to the courage and strength of each woman. Center for Contemporary Arts, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Fri, Mar 8 from 6-8pm
  • Climate Change & Water Resources in New Mexico & the Greater Southwest –  Learn about recent climate research from Luke Parsons, an award-winning climate communications expert, as he explains how the region is already changing and may continue to change in the coming decades. Santa Fe Botanical Garden Sat, Mar 9 from 4 – 5pm Santa Fe Botanical Garden, 715 Camino Lejo
  • Two Settlements with a River Between – In a lecture subtitled “Interactions between El Barrio de Analco and Santa Fe Across the Centuries,” historian Hilario Romero kicks off a five-week series of dialogues about the neighborhood. In the series, which runs weekly through the first week of April, speakers explore lesser-known facets of El Barrio de Analco National Historic District and its centerpiece, San Miguel Chapel—the oldest church in New Mexico still on its original site, which in the early 1300s was the location of an Ancestral Puebloan dwelling. San Miguel Chapel, 401 Old Santa Fe Trail,$10, Sat, Mar 9 at 4pm
  • Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Begins – Move your clocks ahead 1 hour on Sat. Mar 9
  • New Mexico Rain: The Story of Bill and Bonnie Hearne – Local musicians Bill and the late Bonnie Hearne, both challenged by blindness, carved out a special place in music for themselves. The film relives some of their early days playing and influencing music. Violet Crown Cinema, 1606 Alcaldesa St. $10, Sun, Mar 10 at 11am
  • Honoring Dr. Annie Dodge Wauneka – Women’s History Month calls for a celebration of Wauneka, the tribal leader of the Navajo Nation and public health activist who worked tirelessly to improve the health and welfare of the Navajo People, as well as reduce tuberculosis nationwide. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1963, as well as the Indian Council Fire Achievement Award and the Navajo Medal of Honor. Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, 710 Camino Lejo, Sun, Mar 10 at 1pm

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The Vista Grande Public Library (VGPL) will host Santa Fe artist, Roberta Parry, March 2- 30 in the library gallery. “Of Rocks and Trees” features transparent watercolors and some gouache.

The exhibit includes intimate watercolor ‘portraits’ of rocks and trees as they grace and inform our landscape. Parry’s strong yet lyrical paintings reflect her affinity for watercolor and the impact of light and color on her work. She explains, “Color and light are the elements that most strike my sensuous core, and transparent watercolors best capture the vibrancy and translucence of sky, earth, water and all that grows and travel therein.”

The public is invited to meet the artist March 8 from 4 – 6 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

The VGPL exhibition series is for the enjoyment of patrons when visiting the library located south of the El Dorado Community School, on 14 Avenida Torreon. Exhibition art will be on sale by the artist and available to the purchaser after the close of the show. The library will receive a sales commission benefiting operations and library programming.


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YOUTH RALLY FOR GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION LEGISLATION
WHEN: MARCH 8TH 12:00 NOON
WHERE: ROTUNDA OF CAPITOL
PLEASE COME AND STAND WITH GOVERNOR LUJAN GRISHAM AND OUR YOUTH TO DEMAND AN END TO GUN VIOLENCE
OUR YOUTH WILL BEGIN BY HOLDING A DIE IN FOR 6 MINUTES AND 20 SECONDS WHICH IS HOW LONG THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LASTED.
(T-shirts with the names of all children shot and killed in school shootings will be handed out before the DIE IN.)
The Governor and students will then speak about the importance of passing gun violence prevention legislation in New Mexico.

 


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Love is in the Air

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • News from 100 Women Who Care: At our most recent meeting we drew 3 names out of the hat and heard wonderful presentations from:

    And then we voted and Healing Voices-Personal Stories was the 1st place winner! We collected $10,000 for them. For those who could not attend, please send your checks in for the 2nd place winner, PARTNERS IN EDUCATION. Mail it to Katie Rountree. If you need her mailing address email her here.

  • Nordic Voices – A six-voice a cappella group, making waves not only in Scandinavia, but in places as far afield as South Africa, Taiwan & Bolivia are here in Santa Fe. St. John’s College, 1160 Camino Cruz Blanca, $20, Fri, Feb 8 at 7:30pm
  • Love Your River Day – Join the Santa Fe Watershed Association‘s River Stewards to pick up litter from the river and arroyos. Meet at the barn. Bring some work gloves—everything else is provided. Each participant will be entered into a drawing with the possibility of winning a great prize donated by Outside Magazine, Watershed Association and other local businesses. Meet at Frenchy’s Field, Osage Avenue and Agua Frí­a Streets, Sat, Feb 9 from 10am – 12pm
  • Yoga-Pilates-Relaxation Fundraiser – Stretch and work your muscles, and benefit a great organization at the same time. All proceeds will be donated to the Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project. Bring your yoga mat and a water bottle. Class size is limited to 50, so get your tickets now. Española Fitness Center, 326A South Paseo de Oñate, Espanola, $15, Sun, Feb 10 from 5 – 6pm
  • Santa Fe Film Festival – The annual fest, now in its 20th year, brings together distinguished industry specialists and movie lovers through accessible screenings, panels, workshops and parties. Check santafefilmfestival.com for all events, ticket info and more. Individual screenings start at $10 apiece, and head to the website for options on all-access passes.  Various locations Feb 13 – 17, $10 – $200
  • Community Day at the Garden – Get free admission to the garden for New Mexico residents and students. Santa Fe Botanical Garden, 715 Camino Lejo, Thu, Feb 14

  • 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.

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Other Cool Stuff

  • 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

  • Tapping for Love! Please join Andi Sutherland and friends for an evening of EFT Tapping for Love, this coming Wed, Feb 13th, in the Canyon Room at the Hotel Santa Fe from 7 – 8:30 p.m.  If you yearn for more love in your life, whether it’s love of another, self-love, or even the experience of Divine Love, please join us as we tap away your obstacles to knowing and having that love.  Group tapping is powerful and fun, and no prior experience is necessary.  The cost is $15.  Please RSVP to 505.310.1465 or andi@andisutherland.com, if possible.  www.andisutherland.com

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Feliz Ano Nuevo

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Journeysantafe: Paul Gibson of Retake Our Democracy, takes a look at the upcoming 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, Dec 30 at 11am
  • Kwanzaa Family Gathering – Celebrate the week-long Afro-centric celebration. Each day honors one of seven principles: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith. Join the community for food, music, drumming, dancing and stories, plus activities for children and and a candle-lighting ceremony. Sponsored by the Santa Fe NAACP.
    Genoveva Chavez Community Center, 3221 W Rodeo Road, Sun, Dec 30 time 2- 4pm
  • 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, 4 thru 31st.
  • Public Swearing In of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Lt. Governor Howie Morales – The doors open at 9 am, followed by a meet-and-greet until 2 p.  Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Tue, Jan 1, 2019 at noon, 201 W Marcy St.
  • Career Talks for Teens – Monthly gatherings bring in professionals to share about their careers to expose high school students to interesting, in-demand careers and give them the opportunity to network with professionals. The professionals give a brief talk about what they do and how they got started, then allow time for questions, discussion, and/or a hands-on demonstration of their work. Santa Fe Public Library LaFarge Branch, 1730 Llano St. Wed, Jan 2, time 4:30 – 5:30pm
  • From the Santa Fe Animal Shelter – If you have lost your pet, please do this immediately:
    • File a lost report with the Shelter. You may do this by calling 505.983.4309 x1606 or visiting the Shelter in person.
    • Post a photo and description of your pet on the Santa Fe Lost Pet website or on their Facebook page.
    • Canvas your neighborhood. Visit your neighbors and put up posters. Use this link to create a poster.
    • Put a “Lost Pet” ad in the Santa Fe ScoopCraigslist, and the Reporter. (Online sites are usually free.)
    • Call the Shelter often to see if your animal is there.  Realize, though, that we make no guarantee that we can identify your pet from the description given.  It is best to visit in person.
    • View lost/found pets on our website by following these links. The website is updated several times each day.  Again, do not rely on these postings alone.  Please continue to call and visit the shelter regularly.

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New Year’s Eve on the Plaza – Hot chocolate and biscochitos, piñon bonfires, fireworks and favorite musical groups on the bandstand make for a festive end to 2018. Al Hurricane, Jr. headlines with his classic New Mexico sound. Mayor Alan Webber and other city officials welcome in the new year, and a Zia symbol goes up the flagpole at midnight. Dress the kids warmly and bring the whole family downtown. Mon, Dec 31
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Dreaming of a White Christmas

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Happy Holidays!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Winter Solstice Labyrinth – Join friends and neighbors for a sunrise gathering to mark the age old tradition of welcoming the winter solstice at the Eldorado labyrinth located close to the cactus garden at the community center. Eldorado Community Center, 1 Hacienda Loop,Fri, Dec 21 from 6:30am to 7:30am
  • Santa Fe Homeless Persons’ Memorial Vigil – In conjunction with the National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, join the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness for a memorial ceremony to honor and celebrate the lives of homeless friends and neighbors who passed away in 2018. It’s in the courtyard, so dress warmly. Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 417 Agua Fría St., Fri, Dec 21 at 3pm
  • Museum Hill Holiday Stroll – Free admission to the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and the Museum of International Folk Art. The Tewa Women’s Choir performs at 5 pm at the MIAC Theater; Renate Yazzie (Diné) performs a mix of classical and holiday music on piano at 5:30 pm in the MIAC lobby; at MOIFA, make your own farolito and check out a mercado with holiday gifts; also featuring an outdoor tree lighting, ornament workshop for adults and families, plus holiday refreshments and traditional Western holiday music sung in Diné piped outdoors.
    Museum Hill, 710 Camino Lejo, Fri, Dec 21 from 4pm – 7pm
  • A Baroque Christmas from Santa Fe Pro Musica– Loretto Chapel, 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Tickets $20 – $90, Fri. Dec. 21 – Mon. Dec. 24
  • 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).

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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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