When Railrunner service was cut recently, Santa Fe didn’t get a vote. No Santa Fe representative has sat on the Rio Metro Board since its inception. Now, Santa Fe officials are pushing the Rio Metro Board to reverse the decision.
Kaleidospoke is a three-month long art exhibition and film showcase organized and curated by graphic artist Vanessa Wilde. The work, which includes that of six muralists from around the country who are also cyclists, explores issues in modern cycling. Wilde talks to SFR about the bike scene in Santa Fe and how it relates to art.
Lauren Addario is a funny, self-effacing artist; the cultural technology coordinator for New Mexico Highlands University’s media arts department—and the older sister of Lynsey Addario, a New York Times photojournalist captured, abused and released by forces loyal to Muammar el-Qaddafi in Libya last month.
The Santa Fe Children’s Museum closes its doors on Monday, April 18. But don’t worry: It will reopen on May 7, bigger and better than ever. SFR visited with recently hired Executive Director Anna Marie Tutera Manriquez and Deputy Director Jeff Dailey to learn what the expansion means for the city’s most curious and clamorous constituency.
US nuclear testing occured in the Marshall Islands between 1946 and 1958, during which time the US detonated 67 nuclear bombs, including the 1954 “Bravo” test, which was larger than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Artist and documentary filmmaker Adam Horowitz first went to the Marshall Islands in 1986 and made a 16 mm film, Home on the Range, about nuclear testing in the area.
According to Phillips Director and Chief Curator Irene Hofmann, SITE Santa Fe’s micro-granting art initiative SPREAD was the largest event of its kind. SPREAD raised nearly $8,000 for the kitty through sales of 250 tickets, as well as donations, for the March 18 dinner.