Sept. 24, 2017
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Vote for Pedro

Meet Pedro Romero, Santa Fe’s gypsy accordionist

Music Features It’s one of the first sunny spring days on the Plaza, and Pedro Romero is out once more, serenading anyone who has the time to stop and listen.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Loren Bienvenu

All Eyes on the Ball

How to cut a rug like it’s 1651

Music Features “The current rise in popularity of English country dance,” David Millstone believes, has been “fueled in recent years by the popularity of Jane Austen movies.”

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Loren Bienvenu

House Rules

For live shows, there’s really no place like home

Music Features Five people, a dog, a cat and a half-grown pig live in Albuquerque’s Gold House.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Loren Bienvenu

Survival of the Flautist

Santa Fe Youth Symphony hosts musical showdown

Music Features Though it rarely involves concussions and broken bones, the world of classical music is harshly competitive.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Loren Bienvenu


The world’s biggest music festival strikes close to home

Music Features For today’s musician, almost regardless of genre, the pilgrimage to South by Southwest has become a rite of passage.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Loren Bienvenu

Posthumous George

The curtain descends on beloved Santa Fe musician

Music Features George “GT” Koumantaros, a pianist and singer who arrived in Santa Fe almost 35 years ago, died in his home on Feb. 1.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Loren Bienvenu

Album Notes

Two independent recordings, one High Mayhem release

Music Features This Saturday, High Mayhem Emerging Arts hosts a dual CD release show that features the latest efforts by former Pitch & Bark frontman Luke Carr

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Loren Bienvenu

Are DJs Musicians?

Eleven heavyweights weigh in

Music Features Unlike musicians, most DJs don’t need a mic during their sets. This means less banter between songs.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Loren Bienvenu

All Is Fair

ARCOS Dance makes art from love and war

Music Features In 1959, World War II veteran turned philosophy professor J Glenn Gray published The Warriors: Reflections on Men in Battle.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Loren Bienvenu

The Crooning of the Cuckoo

Love & Sex 2013

Love & Sex During passionate lovemaking, according to the Kama Sutra, “Animal sounds may also be used like those of the cuckoo, the parrot, the dove, the green pigeon, the flamingo, the sparrow, the goose or even the be...

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Loren Bienvenu
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