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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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Loving September in Santa Fe

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Cool Pick of the Week:

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Grammy-winner Bonnie Raitt performs at the Santa Fe Opera House, 7:30pm Sat. Sept. 16. It’s sold out, but maybe you can get a scalped seat.


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  • Chaos to Complexity Sat. Sept 16, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Free IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) and the Santa Fe Institute (SFI) explore the creative process in art and science through a discussion between SFI President and Professor of Complex Systems William H. Miller David Krakauer and artist Melissa Cody (Navajo)—the event is moderated by SFI Professor Mirta Galesic.
  • RSVP for SFWomen2Women Luncheon Guest Speaker, Artist, Robbi Firestone, “Finding your purpose through Creativity” Wed. Sept. 20, Cowgirl Restaurant, noon, $25 at the door, space limited.
  • FREE YOUR VOICE: Write in Nature, CONNECT to your Inner Voice, NURTURE your spirit, and FLOW with joy and play in creative expression. 10 to 1 : Friday, Sept. 22
    No experience necessary. $59, includes snacks.Limited to 10. Contact Heloise Jones for more info at writeworks@heloisejones.com
  • 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”, Tuesday, September 26, 6:30pm  –  9:00pm, 125 Lincoln Ave. Pre-registration required. Contact Karen at 670-2906, MidbarNM@gmail.com
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  • 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
  • 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. More info click here  Contact Lina Germann atLina.Germann@STEMSantaFe.org  if interested.
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Sweet Summer

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Cool Pick of the Week

InterPlanetary Project Event #1 Panel Discussion: science fiction authors, scientists,interplanetaryproject_lg explorers, and artists will meet for a conversation at the Lensic to discuss issues around the core question: What will it take to become an InterPlanetary civilization? Panelists include: planetary scientist Lindy Elkins-Tanton, screenwriter Jonathan Nolan, artist Dario Robleto professor of astronomy Sandra Moore Faber and more. Tues., July 18, 2017, at 7:30 pm at the Lensic. Tickets $5


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  • RSVP for SFWomen2Women Luncheon: Wed. July 19 with guest speaker Lynn Dimet, Circulatory Specialist talking about “Healthy Circulation for a More Vibrant Life” P.S, Here are the dates for the rest of our luncheons this year: Aug. 23, Sept. 20 & Oct 25. Mark your calendars and plan to join us!
  • Gallery Opening “Who’s Drinking This Cup of Tea?” at Natasha Santa Fe, Fri. July 14, 403 S. Guadalupe from 5 – 7 pm
  • Tickets on Sale Now for the Platinum Music Awards being held at the Lensic July 21. The event benefits NM Music Commission’s Music in the Schools Program & the Solace Crisis Treatment Center. For tickets go to www.lensic.org/events
  • 100 Women Who Care Meeting on Wed. Aug. 2 from 6-7 pm at Hotel Santa Fe/Kiva AB Ballroom
  • The Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting applications for a $1,000 micro-grant that will be awarded to invest in a local project that aims to make Santa Fe a better place to live, work, and play. The grant is open to individuals and groups with no prerequisites. Applications are due by August 4, 2017, with the grant to be awarded in September. Apply online at http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe or email santafe@awesomefoundation.org for more information.

Cool Reads & Book Give-Away

Summer Reading List and Book Give-AwayClick Here for your chance to win a free signed copy of the new bookWild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love by Janie Chodosh & Lori Robinson

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Warm Soup Kind of a Weekend

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I think it’s gonna be a Warm Soup kind of a weekend

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Jamie Oliver’s Store Cupboard Lentil Soup


Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • Casa Milagros’s Inaugural Annual FundraiserSun. Apr. 30, 2 – 5 pm, 49 Camino Bajo, Santa Fe. If you have never been to Casa Milagro you will not want to miss this opportunity to experience this special place.  Bring your dancing shoes because The Joe West Band will be playing. Appetizers from the amazing Ranch House, Casa Milagro made desserts and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. This is a family friendly environment.  On view will be art created by the residents, many of whom have exhibited at their Inside Out Art Show. Cost is $25.00 per person,kids 12 & under are free. If you cannot attend but would like to support Casa Milagro, mail your check to 49 Camino Bajo, Santa Fe NM 87508, or at casamilagrosantafe.org & donate through paypal. 


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  • Mark your calendars for the next meeting of 100 Women Who Care Tuesday, May 26-7pm at the Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Camino de los Marquez. We’ll put the names of local non-profits in a hat & draw out 3. We’ll hear a short presentation from each, then vote. Whichever one wins, we each write a check for $100 & raise $10,000 in one hour! If $100 is a bit too much, bring a friend & join as a team!
  • Social Media Revamp –  Join this event to learn from a leader in the field of content strategy & digital marketing! Events are valuable for businesses and professionals of all levels. Wed, May 3, 9 – noon, Hyatt Place, 4320 Cerrillos Rd – Special Promo for Cool List Subscribers: enter the promo code Santa Fe VIP for a $20 discount.
  • Registration Open for SFCC course LANDING A LITERARY AGENT with Irene Kraas. Learn multiple ways of approaching and landing an agent. What can you expect an agent to do for you? Write a query letter that commands attention. Identify what agents and publishers are looking for, and more. The course meets for 4 weeks on Wednesdays from 1-4 beginning July 20th. You can register online or by phone at 428-1676 and in person in Room 131.


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Happy Springtime!

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I love Paris in the springtime!

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Tuileries in Paris


Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • New Mexico Women in Film quadri-city Film Fiesta! in Las Vegas, Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Santa Fe, April 20-23, 2017 – The NMWIF FIESTA! 2017 screens from 5pm – 9pm each day with an intermission 6:30pm – 7:30pm.  All Access Tickets for each location are $15. Limited seating…all showings expected to sell out!

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  • Mark your calendars for the next meeting of 100 Women Who Care Tuesday, May 26-7pm at the Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Camino de los Marquez. We’ll put the names of local non-profits in a hat & draw out 3. We’ll hear a short presentation from each, then vote. Whichever one wins, we each write a check for $100 & raise $10,000 in one hour! If $100 is a bit too much, bring a friend & join as a team!
  • Volunteers needed for Women Build with Habitat for Humanity Thursday,
    May 11 & Friday, May 12 – site location 59 Willow Back Road in Santa Fe.
  •  Register Now for 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Santa Fe

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Happy Easter

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Coconut Macaroon Birds’ Nests

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Cool Pick of the Week: 

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Film & Panel Discussion –  
Antarctica Ice & Sky with a post film panel discussion will feature scientists from the Los Alamos National Laboratory who study Antarctic ice sheets and their relationship to global climate models.  A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Climate Masters and the Santa Fe Watershed Association. Violet Crown, Wed. Apr. 19th at 6:30 PM.


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  • Last Chance to RSVP for Apr. 19 Santa Fe Women to Women LuncheonGuest speaker will be author Janie Chodosh, talking about her life as a writer and her latest book Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and Planet They Love. Wed. Apr. 19, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email: Jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your seat. Don’t forget to bring a book donation for the Free Little Library at Pasatiempo Senior Center!
  • Book Talk from author, Heloise JonesThe Writer’s Block Myth – A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom. You’ll glean insights and tools to help you move forward. Sat., Apr. 15, 2 – 3 pm, SF Library – Main Branch
  • Silver Bullet Productions, a non profit educational film company, is presenting a benefit concert with Doug Montgomery and Maura Dhu Studi at Vanessie to raise funds for underserved communities, schools, and tribes. Wed. Apr. 19th, 6:00 pm

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Springtime in Santa Fe

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Trailer for Seagull

Seagull-PosterjpgAt the March SFW2W luncheon, 2 Cats Productions presented the trailer for their new short film, Seagull. In case you missed it, here is the link: https://vimeo.com/209470106

2 Cats Productions is the collaboration between New Mexico Writer/Producer Catherine Fridey & New Mexico Actor/Director Catharine Pilafas. Between the two, they wrote, directed, produced and starred in the six minute short film that they are now hoping to take to film festivals. If you’d like to help these creative and talented women by sponsoring a film fest application fee (anywhere from $25 to $100 per application) they’d love your help. Contact Catherine Fridey at chezantoinette@gmail.com or Catharine Pilafas at catharine.ep@gmail.com


Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • Change Yourself, Change Your Life. The Ultimate Mind Workshop with Dr. Mao Shing Ni, doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, a best-selling author, board-certified anti-aging specialist and co-founder of Yo San University and the Tao of Wellness, award-winning centers for acupuncture and integrative medicine with offices in Southern California. He’ll be in Santa Fe for a one-day workshop Sun., Apr. 9,  9 am – 5 pm at the IHM Retreat Center,  50 Mt. Carmel Road – you can register here: https://infinichi.com/

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  • Mark you calendars for Ap. 19RSVP for the next Santa Fe Women to Women LuncheonGuest speaker will be author Janie Chodosh, talking about her life as a writer and her latest book Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and Planet They Love. Wed. Apr. 19, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email: Jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your seat
  • Free Little Library at Pasatiempo Senior Center – Bring books to donate to the next SFW2W Luncheon on Apr. 19 or contact Layne Vickers Smith, email santafepotter@comcast.net to schedule a pick up.
  • New Gallery in Town! Stop in sometime to the new 7 Arts Gallery at 125 Lincoln. It’s an artist-to-public art gallery and studio…think farm-to-table restaurant, and one of our 100 Women Who Care members, Karen Milstein is an artist there. See the gallery & works-in-progress in the studio area – kinda cool!
  • Book Talk from author, Heloise JonesThe Writer’s Block Myth – A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom. You’ll glean insights and tools to help you move forward. Sat., Apr. 15, 2 – 3 pm, SF Library – Main Branch

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    Zucchini, Feta, Mint Quiche


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