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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Great Backyard Bird Count – Spend a morning in the unique wetland habitat and learn about the diversity of birds from volunteer bird guide Rocky Tucker. The pond at the Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve attracts a wide variety of water birds, including grebes, ducks, herons and egrets, coots and rails, shorebirds, the belted kingfisher and an occasional gull. Songbirds, such as red-winged blackbirds and marsh wrens, nest in the cattail marsh bordering the pond. Others, like black phoebes and violet-green swallows, nest in trees along the banks of the pond. Large cottonwoods and other trees along the Cienega valley provide nest sites for red-tailed hawks, kestrels and herons. The riparian woodlands and the juniper savannas on drier upland slopes provide additional contrasting bird habitats. Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve, 27283 W Frontage Road, La Cienega, Sat, Feb 16, 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Mujeres Olividadas Fronterizas: Forgotten Women Entrepreneurs in Mexican Border Towns – During the early- to mid-20 century, several were instrumental in shaping business on the US-Mexico border. In communities such as Agua Prieta and Nogales, Sonora and Paloma, women were pioneering entrepreneurs at a time when few businesswomen could be found anywhere, much less in the borderlands.  In this presentation, Placitas resident Daniel Arreola recounts the contributions of these forgotten border women and the historical geography of the towns they promoted. Placitas Community Library, 453 Hwy. 165, Sat, Feb 16 at 2pm
  • 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 now thru Feb 17
  • Santa Fe Poetry Trails Open Mic – The local poetry society presents guest host, Steven Lopez, public school teacher and poet. His short reading is followed by  an open mic; sign up at the start of the evening. For more info, contact Debbi Brody at 603-5930. Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W Marcy St., Mon, Feb 18 at 5pm
  • The Manhattan Project in Fiction – The executive director of the Los Alamos Historical Society presents an exhibition presentation on how historic events have been featured in literature, in conjunction with the Atomic, Histories exhibit. New Mexico History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave.,  Wed, Feb 20 at 1pm
  • 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.
  • 100 Women Who Care Members: Please make your checks payable to PARTNERS IN EDUCATION & mail it to Katie Rountree. If you need her mailing address email her here.
  • Sad to hear that the Santa Fe Prom Closet is closing after a decade of helping teens statewide. Here’s a link to read more. The Prom Closet’s inventory sale is scheduled for April 5 from 6 – 9pm April 6 from 9 – 5 pm at the Santa Fe Prep Gym. Along with the thousands of dresses, they also have tuxedos, shoes and accessories. Prices will start at $10.

Other Cool Stuff

  • Women in Transition – A Workshop for women 50+ exploring what’s next. 

    The Transition Network is a community of women 50 and forward whose changing life situations lead them to seek opportunities for new connections, resources and support. If you’re exploring new possibilities, rethinking your life or work, this Women in Transition workshop provides a guiding framework for the transition process. Register online by Feb. 22  www.thetransitionnetwork.org/events/3377/sfnm/   The Transition Network members, $25, non-members $35. 
    Learn about the national organization, www.thetransitionnetwork.org. Questions?  Contact jean@jeanpalmer.com. Sat, Feb. 2312:30 – 5pm at the Montezuma Lodge, 431 Paseo de Peralta

  • Santa Fe Salt Cave offers halotherapy, an alternative health treatment that utilizes salt for its healing properties. Salt by nature is antibacterial, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory. Great for respiratory heath (sinuses, allergies, asthma), emotional support (stress reduction, insomnia, relaxation), skin issues (eczema, psoriasis, acne) and overall general wellness (detoxify toxins, boost immune system). Stop by for a 45 minute session & MENTION THE COOL LIST & SAVE $10 ON YOUR NEXT VISIT – Offer good thru the end of Feb.  $35 + tax for one halotheraphy session. Each session starts promptly on the hour. Call 505-365-2875 or book on their website www.santafesaltcave.com. Located at 1424 Second St. Open weekdays 10am – 7pm (except Tues) & Sat. & Sun. 10am – 4pm. (P.S. I went to the Salt Cave last week for the first time and couldn’t believe how much better I felt in just 45 min! I highly recommend going – Jody)

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  • 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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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Fixit Clinic – Bring your broken electronics, appliances, toys and so on for assessment, disassembly and possible repair. Santa Fe County and Make Santa Fe provide workspace, tools, and guidance by specialists. Whether you fix it or not, you’ll learn more about how it was manufactured and how it worked, ready to share your new-found confidence and insight with your friends, neighbors, and the community at large. MAKE Santa Fe, 2879 All Trades Road, Sat, Feb 2 from 1 – 4pm

  • Um… It’s an Art Show! Drop-In Art Workshop – View the exhibition and work with Unlocked Minds, Inc.’s lead teaching artists on a variety of kid-friendly projects. You can leave your creation behind to be exhibited or take it home for your very own. Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W Marcy St.  Sat, Feb 2 from 12 – 4pm. Free.
  • Journeysantafe: Paul Gibson, of Retake Our Democracy, takes a look at the most important bills in the current 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, Feb 3 at 11am

  • Family Mornings at Folk Art – Storytime Sun, Feb 3 from 11am – 12pm. After storytime, younger children can make their own beaded necklace, and older children make Huichol-inspired beaded bowls. Then do a family treasure hunt to find horses, or explore the last day of the Beadwork Adorns the World exhibit. Free with museum admission, and New Mexico residents get in for free Sun. Feb. 3. Museum of International Folk Art, 706 Camino Lejo,
  • Tax-Aide Santa Fe – SFCC and the AARP have teamed up to offer free (!) help taking care of your taxes. NOTE: This year, you must make an appointment. Call 505-946-3615 or visit sfcc.edu/taxaide to reserve a time. There are some qualifications, and a list of everything you need; get more info when you sign up for a slot. SFCC accounting students who were trained specifically for the service will be among the volunteers available. Higher Education Building, 1950 Siringo Road, Mon., Feb. 4
    8am – 4pm

  • Next Meeting for 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe is Wed. Feb. 6th at Scottish Rite Temple from 6 – 7 pm. The organizers put the names of local nonprofits in a hat and draw out three then hears a short presentation from each, and then votes; to whichever receives the most votes, every attendee writes a check and raises over $10,000 in one hour. Sounds insane and actually works! Join as an individual for $100 each time, or as a group ($50 for a two-team or $25 for a four-team). But wait, it doesn’t end there: The second-place winner receives money from the members not in attendance (approximately $8,000), and the third-place winner receives money from business sponsors ($1,500). In total, over $20,000 is raised at each meeting. You can come as a guest or members, you can bring a guest. For more info click here. If you’d like a tour of the Scottish Rite Temple, come at 5pm.
  • 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.
  • Ken and Judy (KJ Farms) could use your help! Ken’s doctor presented a grim ultimatum: stop farming and vending at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market or risk very serious health problems, such as being restricted to a wheelchair. For the last 15 years, Ken and Judy have been selling eggs at the Farmers’ Market. Their last market was on January 26. While bills are piling up and every-day needs are harder to meet, their sudden loss of income makes things insurmountably difficult. The Market community is really strong and we can help! Please lend a hand if you can and give a donation. If everyone pitches in even just a little, we can immeasurably make a very hard time a little easier. Click here to donate.

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7Arts Gallery will host “Artwork Within”, a solo show for local fine art painter Mary Jo Hatch with an opening reception Fri., Feb. 1, 2019 from 5-7pm. “Artwork Within” will feature works in oil whose main subject matter is houseplants painted in both intimate interiors and garden settings. 125 Lincoln Ave. Show runs thru Feb. 28


Cool Writing Workshops

  • 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

  • Write for Your Life! A Winter Writing Workshop for 6 Thursdays in Feb/Mar
    Juice up your creativity and jumpstart your writing in this small-group lively workshop based on the acclaimed Amherst Writers & Artists method. Together we foster a community of support enabling you to write freely and go deep: writing in response to suggested prompts, building trust in your unique voice, receiving feedback on what’s strong in your first-draft writing. We will also make time for manuscript review with balanced feedback, if requested. All are welcome: beginners, those beginning again, and experienced writers. We meet in a comfortable home near downtown Santa Fe. 6 Thursdays: Feb.21 – Mar. 28, 4 – 6:30 or 7 pm. For more information or to register:  joannebrown.com or contact Joanne Fay Brown 510-381-1205.

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Want to be a Garden Docent? Attend the volunteer meeting and discover what becoming a garden docent entails, how we work with children and youth in the community, how you can help in the garden shop and much more. Snacks and refreshments and talk with current volunteers about how you can become part of their volunteer community. Stewart Udall Center 725 Camino Lejo Sat, Jan 26 from 1-3 pm.
  • Santa Fe-based African Artist Issa Nyaphaga will paint his body to perform Urban Way at exhibit of his work. Reception Sat. Jan. 26 from 4:30-7:30, Free; Urban Way Performance: 5:20 pm, suggested donation $20/$10 students to benefit West African radio station. Art On Barcelona Gallery at Unitarian-Universalist Santa Fe, 107 W. Barcelona.
  • The Life Link hosts its first-ever fundraising gala and silent auction. Since its inception, The Life Link has been helping hungry, homeless and displaced people and families achieve self-sufficiency through emergency assistance, housing, employment services and other supportive programs, including advanced addiction and mental health treatment services. This gala will celebrate Carol Luna-Anderson, founder and executive director of The Life Link for 32 years, and all proceeds go the The Life Link’s programs and services; plus, a portion of the money raised will go back into the member art program as it works to formalize a recovery-based, self-sustaining artists guild. The Lodge at Santa Fe, 750 N St. Francis Drive, $150, Sat. Jan. 26 at 5pm.
  • Fearless Female Voices presented by Blue Raven Theatre featuring 11 short new plays by Santa Fe’s female playwrights – in honor of International Women’s Voices Day. Each playwright will present a 15 minute play, either a short drama or excerpt from a longer piece. Professional actors will bring their plays to life in these staged readings. Sun. Jan, 27 at 1:00 pm, suggested donation – $10, under 21 – free. Please contact Talia Pura for details:  505.428.8508, or talia@taliapura.com.Warehouse 21 at 1614 Paseo de Peralta
  • Re-Create Your Life & Livelihood with Mindfulness presentation by The Transition Network. Author, coach, and meditation teacher Maia Duerr will share the 6 Keys to Liberation-based Livelihood and how they can transform your life. Mon. Jan. 28 from 5:45-7:30 pm at Montezuma Lodge, 431 Paseo de Peralta. Women 50 and forward welcome. Refreshments served. For more information e-mail santafechapter@thetransitionnetwork.com. $5.00 suggested donation.
  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline February 1. Apply here: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org.

  • Next Meeting for 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe is Wed. Feb. 6 at Scottish Rite Temple. You can come as a guest or members, you can bring a guest. For more info click here.
  • Thanks to all who attended Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon with guest speaker, Dr. Susan Oupadia, Retired Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist on a Journey of Life talking about From Pathology to Peace Corps – A Journey Into and Out of Retirement. Mark Your Calendars for our Next 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.
  • Living Juicy! a monthly 30 minute radio show broadcasts the last Thursday of each month on KSFR 101.1 FM in Santa Fe. Living Juicy! also has a website livingjuicy.org with over 280 podcasts available & is free to download. Rhea Goodman, the host, talks with creative people whose innovative journeys entertain, inform, and enlighten.  Living Juicy! acts as a catalyst for transformative change.

Gun Violence is Not Cool

New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence is working on three bills for the 2019 legislative session.  Please call and email all committee members. Our elected officials need to know that the time is NOW to pass gun violence prevention bills.
  • HB87 would prohibit domestic violence offenders under protective orders from possessing firearms .
  • HB130 is a child access prevention bill. This is a youth driven bill by teenagers in our group. It would hold gun owners liable if their firearm gets in the hands of a minor and that minor hurts him or herself or someone else.
  • HB129 This bill would tighten our criminal code so that only security guards can carry firearms at school and not teachers.
Here are the contact numbers for the committee:
Representative Liz Thompson (D):
Representative Andrea Romero (D)
Representative Candy Spence Ezzell (R)
Representative Angelica Rubio (D)
Representative Gregg Schmedes (R)

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe Deadline for Nomination Forms is Wed.  Jan. 23rd – If you are planning to send in a new nomination form please email it to Katie Rountree. If you have already sent in your nomination form, please let her know that you will be attending so she can have the form at the meeting. Remember to drop your name in the hat when you arrive. Our next meeting is Wed. Feb. 6 at 6pm at Scottish Rite Temple. For more info click here.
  • SOLD OUT! Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon with guest speaker, Dr. Susan Oupadia, Retired Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist on a Journey of Life talking about From Pathology to Peace Corps – A Journey Into and Out of Retirement on Wed. Jan. 23 at noon. Mark Your Calendars for our Next Luncheon, Wed. Feb. 27 at noon at Cowgirl with guest speaker Abby Bordner, a speaker and consultant regarding the brain science of early childhood & RSVP early! $25 at the door.
  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline February 1. Apply here: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org.
  • The Zia Singers Community Chorus will perform “Requiem & Rebirth: A Journey of the Soul” concerts on Sat. & Sun. Jan. 19 & 20 at 3 PM. Concerts will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Avenue in Santa Fe. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Students with IDs and children under 12 are $10. For more information and to purchase tickets, please go to: www.theZiaSingers.com.
  • Española Valley Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Presentation about “Courageous Motorists: African American Pioneers on Route 66” by Santa Fe historian Frank Norris, complete with refreshments and children’s activities. For more information, contact Edith Brown at 753-2562 or edithbrown11@cybermesa.com. McCurdy Ministries Community Center, 362 South McCurdy Road,  Mon, Jan 21 from 10am – 12pm.
  • You’re Invited to Your ACTIONS MATTER, sponsored by Silver Bullet Productions, a non profit educational film company.  Listen to experts on protecting Public and Sacred Lands in New Mexico: Speakers include Senator Mark Udall, activist Winona LaDuke, Secretary of Interior under Obama Sally Jewell. Moderated by Valerie Plame. Limited seating. Purchase tickets through Silver Bullet Productions www.silverbulletproduction.com or 505-820-0552. La Fonda Hotel Sat. Jan. 26, Reception at 6PM; Panel discussion at 7PM.
  • Cancer Foundation for New Mexico’s (CFFNM) Sweetheart Auction returns for its 14th year—promising excitement, fascinating Live and Silent auction items, and a night dedicated to helping save lives. CFFNM is a local, independent nonprofit that helps cancer patients in northern New Mexico access treatment in Santa Fe. The Sweetheart Auction is an action-packed night where bidders vie for nearly 400 items—ranging from art to experiences to fine wines to jewelry. Admission is $100 per person and includes a dinner/dessert buffet and an open wine and beer bar. Feb. 9, 5 p.m. Please visit www.cffnm.org or call 505-955-7931, ext. 1.

It’s Cool to March

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Santa Fe Women’s March – Sat. Jan 19 at 11 am, then march to the Plaza at noon for speakers and performers until 2 pm. Begins at State Capitol Building 490 Old Santa Fe Trail.



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    Artist in Residence this weekend at The Four Seasons Rancho Encantado
    . Meet Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson. She’ll be doing demonstrations Fri. Jan. 11, Sat. Jan. 12 & Sun. Jan. 13 and showing her more recent work. Call (505) 946-5700 for more information.
  • Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary Family Program – Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary focuses its efforts on educating the general public about the wild wolf, wolves and wolf-dogs in captivity. Wolf ambassadors wolf demonstrate such points as wolf physical characteristics, behavior, wild wolf diet, hunting strategies, family life, physical adaptations and pack structure, the difference between wolves and dogs, wild and domestic animals, and some of the myths about wolves portrayed by the media, where these ideas originated, and why they are false. Santa Fe Public Library LaFarge Branch, 1730 Llano St. Sat. Jan 12th at 1:30 pm
  • The Rare Splendors of Namibia – John Pitts discusses the two-week trip he organized and led to Namibia in the spring of 2018. This, his third trip to Namibia, also featured co-leader and Santa Fe resident geologist Kirt Kempter, who reveals the dramatic geologic history of Namibia, including world-class rock art sites. The group also visited two surviving tribes native to Namibia, the San (Bushman) and the Himba, and viewed a wide variety of wildlife. Travel Bug Coffee Shop 839 Paseo de Peralt, Sat, Jan 12th at 5pm

  • Continuing Education Open House – Learn about the wide variety of classes for life-long learners. Meet instructors and sample culinary delights prepared by SFCC instructors and much more during an open house in room 131. For more info, visit sfcc.edu/offices/continuing-education or call 428-1676. Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave., Tue, Jan 15th 10am – 2pm

  • National Popular Vote at the Roundhouse – The National Popular Vote table inside the Roundhouse provides supporters a physical space in which to meet, compare information, strategize, get ready to attend all of New Mexico’s National Popular Vote-related hearings, deliver petitions and hold lobby days. It’s on the main floor near the Roundhouse’s west entrance (closest to the Capitol Parking Facility). For more info, visit nationalpopularvotenm.org. New Mexico State Capitol Roundhouse, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Free, Wed, Jan 16 from 10am – 3pm

  • Upcoming: Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon RSVP with guest speaker, Dr. Susan Oupadia, Retired Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist on a Journey of Life talking about From Pathology to Peace Corps – A Journey Into and Out of Retirement. $25 Space Limited. Cowgirl, Wed. Jan. 23 at noon.
  • Upcoming: Blue Raven Theatre and Warehouse 21 present a new play festival Fearless Female Voices featuring 11 short new plays by Santa Fe’s female playwrights – in honor of International Women’s Voices Day. Each playwright will present a 15 minute play, either a short drama or excerpt from a longer piece. Professional actors will bring their plays to life in these staged readings. Sun. Jan, 27 at 1:00 pm, suggested donation – $10, under 21 – free. Please contact Talia Pura for details:  505.428.8508, or talia@taliapura.com

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    – 20% OFF All Natasha Nargis clothing, scarves,wraps, shibori, handwoven wearables – 10% OFF other items natasha SANTA FE/403 S Guadalupe – 505 913-9236

 

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • IAIA Winter Readers Gathering: Tommy Orange and Luci Tapahonso -The annual series returns, this year featuring Tommy Orange, a recent graduate from the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts, His first novel, There There, received national acclaim from the New York Times, NPR and more. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, was born and raised in Oakland, California, and currently lives in Angels Camp, California. Luci Tapahonso is an award-winning poet and emerita professor of English and literature at the University of New Mexico. She is the author of three children’s books and six books of poetry including A Radiant Curve, which was awarded the Arizona Book Award for Poetry in 2009. Go to the auditorium in the Library and Technology Center at American Indian Arts, 83 Avan Nu Po Road , Sat, Jan 5 at 6pm
  • Jouneysantafe: Mayor Alan Webber – The mayor reviews his first 10 months in office and looks ahead to the coming year. Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse, 202 Galisteo St.
  • Introduction to Zen – Everyone is welcome, newcomers and experienced practitioners alike, to explore the basics and finer points of Zen meditation, including good posture and finding a comfortable position. There’s also a chance to go over questions and instruction. Free. Donations welcome. Mountain Cloud Zen Center 7241 Old Santa Fe Trail, Wed, Jan 9 at 5pm.
  • Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon – Mark your calendars for Wed. Jan. 23 at noon with guest speaker, Dr. Susan Oupadia, Retired Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist on a Journey of Life talking about From Pathology to Peace Corps – A Journey Into and Out of Retirement. $25 Space Limited. RSVP here
  • Cupcake Clothing is closing its doors. Everything is on sale from now till the inventory is gone or January 31, which ever comes first. 322 Montezuma Ave.
  • roberta-parry-edge-of-sangre-de-cristo-stormArtist in Residence this weekend at The Four Seasons Rancho Encantado. Meet Santa Fe watercolor painter, Roberta Parry. She’ll be doing demonstrations Fri. Jan. 4 from 4-7pm, Sat. Jan. 5 friom 9-11 an & Sun. Jan. 6 from 10am-1pm.

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