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Sad Santa

I played Santa Claus last year and all I got was this lousy self-hatred

Winter Guide When I was asked to play Santa Claus at an unnamed business in the weeks leading up to last year’s Christmas, I couldn’t decide whether or not I was being told I’m fat.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Alex De Vore

Enrique’s Favorite Things!

Your Cultural Gift Guide

Winter Guide Step away from the big-box store. Most of Santa Fe’s venerable culture institutions have shops with oddities guaranteed to satisfy even the pickiest person on your list. 

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Enrique Limón

Hark!

Angels, tenors and kings sing this holiday season

Winter Guide Already tired of “Santa, Baby” and “Feliz Navidad” on the radio? Close your eyes and tap into a different brand of holiday music. Why not try something that is centuries old and not on an endless loop i...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Julie Ann Grimm

Arty for the {Holiday} Party

Where to get your dose of holiday cheer, zombies and foamgina

Winter Guide Giddy Up! Pair your denim with a tux jacket and mosey on down to the fourth annual Cowboy Christmas Dinner and Dance. Benefiting Horses for Heroes New Mexico—a local non-profit that provides horsemanship tr...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Enrique Limón

Humbug For Real

These are a few of my least favorite things

Winter Guide There are those for whom the holidays become a painful and baffling ordeal wrapped up in a glittery, nauseating package. We are the types who check our clocks on Thanksgiving and Christmas around noon, and t...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Alex De Vore

Little Luminaries

Down low or up high, farolitos reign supreme

Winter Guide “The ladies had Japanese lanterns,” Gracie Olivas, a Santa Fe resident who’s been lighting farolitos for decades, explains. “When those burned out, they used their papers from their dishes that had been...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Got Wood?

Lighters, tied cords and flares, oh my!

Winter Guide “See the oak?” Martinez asks, holding up the thick, heavy wood. “You need some other kind of wood to burn. ‘Cause this oak— you can’t just start [with] it. You know what I mean? Because it’s so de...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Justin Horwath

Ghosts of Christmas Past

At 403, Santa Fe is one of America’s most haunted cities

Winter Guide “I’ll be wearing a fedora and a strapping satchel,” says quadruple-threat Allan Pacheco, author, tour-guide, SAG actor and paranormal investigator. He shows up as promised, adroned in said items, plus a c...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Tess Cutler
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Zoe Haskell

A Very Santa Fe Christmas

Lifelong resident Ray Herrera talks regional holiday tradition and décor

Winter Guide Christmas, which includes farolitos and luminarias, is important to me because the tradition has been a part of my life for at least 50 years. My first recollection of this tradition is when I lived on East Man...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Ray Herrera
 
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