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Vending Friend Request

Art lovers, meet your new best bud

Arts Valve Leading the way to the living room of her Sunlit Hills home, Victoria Brown is positively giddy. “Here she is,” she says, like a proud mom opening her brag book. “She” is a newly minted art dispenser ma...

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Enrique Limón

Son of a Bisque

Touchdown! Soup-based fundraiser to be uncanned this weekend

Food Writing Be it down-home alphabet, Warholian tomato or perhaps sexy clam chowder, few things scream out comfort food quite like soup does. The fine folks at the Food Depot know this.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Enrique Limón

Opening Day

As the New Mexico Legislature kicked off its session, various New Mexicans made their voices heard

Local News Idle No More, the international protest movement aimed at restoring the rights of indigenous peoples including Native Americans, staged a protests and silent round dance at the Roundhouse on opening day of the ...

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Enrique Limón

Blades of Gory

The Mayan gift that keeps on giving

Art Features We get it. Even though we put together the be-all/end-all guide to, well, the end, it never really came. But don’t let loose your trusty pet falcon just yet.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Enrique Limón

The Candy Man Can

Local chocolatier aims for lieutenant governor position

Local News On the corner of Ninita Street and St. Francis Drive is CG Higgins Confections—a veritable Taj Mahal of sweets, of which proprietor and namesake Chuck Higgins is the maharaja.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Enrique Limón

Mother Hugger

How one local author has a grip on the self-help market

Arts Valve It’s a nippy January morning and Elizabeth Gaylynn Baker, Jack of many trades, is standing by the Plaza obelisk giving away free hugs.She’s accompanied by a man wielding a sign advertising the offer and a...

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Enrique Limón

Feeling Cold, Cold, Cold

Chill out with subzero art install

Art Features Santa Fe-based installation artist Cheri Ibes is out to challenge your concept of ice sculpture. Just don’t expect any swans or woven baskets à la ritzy hotel

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Enrique Limón

Let It Snow (VIDEO)

With Snow Poems Project, the writing’s on the window

Arts Valve Edie Tsong appears to be a little frantic as she spreads out 10-inch-tall cutout letters transported inside an SFR back issue. The clock is ticking, and she has less than two hours to use them to stencil a po...

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 Enrique Limón

Ghost of Arts Valve Past

Revisiting some of this series’ memorable subjects

Arts Valve Being an art and culture authority (in a city that lives and breathes it) is no easy task. Especially when my personal definition of art goes far beyond a painting hung on a perfectly lit wall, or a poignant ...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Enrique Limón

Are Curators on the Verge of Extinction?

Trend suggests they might be going the way of the dodo

Arts Valve Organizing your junk drawer? No, you’re curating your expendables. Planning a kiddie party? Nope, you’re curating it—that clown ain’t gonna hire itself. The term “curator” is so overused these day...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Enrique Limón
 
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