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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
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  • 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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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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What’s on your summer reading list?

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Keep the Santa Fe Plaza Beautiful –Meet at the Bandstand for team assignments for painting and cleaning around the Plaza. No experience is needed; team captains and parks crews provide guidance.  breakfast and beverages provided.
    Santa Fe Plaza Sat, Jun 1 from 7 – 10:30am, 100 Old Santa Fe Trail
  • Hummingbird Music Camp Student Concert – Students from Hummingbird Music Camp perform outdoors at San Jose de los Jemez Mission at the historic site. Listen to their melodies while exploring the historic site after hours. Jemez Historic Site Sat, Jun 1 from 6 – 8pm, 18160 Hwy. 4, Jemez Springs
  • Joe Illick: “The Ring” in 60 Minutes—A Talk at the Piano – In just 60 minutes, multi-talented maestro Illick introduces us to the entire saga of Richard Wagner’s The Ring Cycle, playing the piano (and sometimes singing) the complex notes that Wagner wrote for an orchestra of 88 or more. A collaboration with the Wagner Society of Santa Fe. SITE Santa Fe $5 – $10 Sat, Jun 1 at 6pm, 1606 Paseo de Peralta
  • Journeysantafe: Meet with County Commissioner Anna Hansen and learn about current initiatives, ranging from the construction of a new administration building, sustainability projects, improvements and changes to the DCI code for hard rock mining, and much more. Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse Sun, Jun 2 at 11am, 202 Galisteo St.
  • WISC Fellow-in-Residence Dr. Jennifer Denetdale of UNM’s Feminist Research Institute presents “The Photographs of Milton Snow and the Making of the Modern Navajo Nation, 1937-1959″. Wed, Jun 5 at 5:30pm  Jean Cocteau Cinema 418 Montezuma Ave. The events are free, but please register at WISC’s website: https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/WomensInternationalStudyCente/fellows.html
  • Calling All Minds, An Evening with Temple Grandin – As one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism, Temple Grandin presents encouraging and important messages about this disorder and “differently-labelled brains.”  Thurs, Jun 6 at 7 p.m. The Lensic Performing Arts Center, tickets available at www.lensic.org
  • Mark Your Calendars for the upcoming Women to Women Luncheons: Wed. June 19, noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door with Connie Knudson, Feng Shui Specialist & Author of the best-selling book The Feng Shui of Personal Transformation (RSVP here) AND Wed. July 10 at noon, location TBD, with Valerie Plame, former career covert CIA operations officer, international speaker, author & advocate for the elimination of nuclear weapons. We’ll be selling tickets in advance for the luncheon with Valerie Plame and will send out an announcement. If you know you’d like to attend email me and I’ll send you an advance notice so you can sign up.

Upcoming Cool Stuff

  • Saturday Writers’ Sanctuary with Joanne Fay Brown
    Jumpstart your writing, Juice up your creativity in the company of other writers Sat, June 29, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    We begin at 10:00 am with timed writing exercisesOur work is based on the internationally acclaimed Amherst Writers & Artists method.  After lunch you’ll spend the afternoon in silent communion with other writers, working on whatever project is preoccupying you as a writer these days. Joanne will have prompts ready if you feel stuck. You are also welcome to walk in the peaceful arroyo just behind her house. Writing ends at 3:30 pm but you can stay a while, share some of what you’ve been working on, discuss issues of craft, etc. The day is completed by 4:30. p.m. All are welcome! Space is limited — reserve yours! COST: $99. Lunch is included! We meet in a comfortable home less than a mile from the Santa Fe Plaza. Joanne Fay Brown has been leading Amherst Writers & Artists Workshops since 2012. She worked as a writer in the corporate world for 25 years and now devotes herself to poetry, and to the magic of writing with others. www.joannebrown.com 

    Questions? / Register: 510-381-1205 or joanne@joannebrown.com
    * Additional Writers’ Sanctuaries on Aug 3 and Aug 24!

     

  • 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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Lovin’ the Arts in Santa FE

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Cool Private Art Showing & Fundraiser for Site Santa Fe’s Young Curators Program
Sat. Feb. 24 from 3 – 5 pm at the home & studio of award-winning abstract artist, Carol Ann Miraben
RSVP here.

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Ephemera 1 by Carol Ann Miraben, 36″ x 36″, Mixed Media on Wood Panel

 


Cool Pick of the Week

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Dr. Jane Goodall: Tomorrow and Beyond

Tomorrow & Beyond with Dr. Goodall,  a UN Messenger of Peace, Dame of the British Empire, and the subject of countless articles and television programs around the world. She will also discuss the current threats facing the planet and her five reasons for hope in these complex times, encouraging everyone in the audience to do their part to make a positive difference each and every day.  Sun. Feb. 25 at 3pm at the Lensic

 


Cool Posts

  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe  Send in your checks if you haven’t already so we can hit our goal of $10,000 to the first place winner! Make your check payable to SFPS Adelante and send that to Katie Rountree. Email her if you need the address
  • An Evening of One-Acts! A collection of students from NMSA present a powerful, intense pair of one act plays, A.M.L. by Jacquelyn Reingold and A Common Thread by Jayden Chavez. Feb. 23 -24, 7PM NMSA’S Large Rehearsal Hall $10 Adults $5 All Student/Seniors. A Common Thread was written and produced by NMSA student Jayden Chavez
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe Meeting, Sat. Feb. 24 from 2-3 pm at Santa Fe Studios (formerly Warehouse 21) for grade 8-12. Bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!
  • The speaker of the House for New Mexico Brian Egolf aims to encourage compromise in the Legislature. He discusses what’s going on in New Mexico politics. Collected Works Bookstore, Sun. Mar. 4 at 11 am

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