3 Questions Rob Wilder is many things: an educator, a humorist, an author; he even had a column in SFR for nearly 10 years. These many parts of him come together in his newest novel, Nickel, out next month from local imprint Leaf Storm Press. ... More
Picks Tanya Tagaq is an Inuit rock star, in that she brings her traditional sound into contemporary time. She combines musical traditions from her Inuit identity with methods and melodies from punk and metal, creating a species of sound all her own. ... More
Opera Yogi Berra, sublime phrasemaker that he was, advised anybody who’d listen that “it ain’t over till it’s over.” So readers, be aware: Santa Fe Opera’s 60th season ain’t over, and won’t be until La Fanciulla del West shuts the place down. ... More
“I’ve had some success as a sideman, but I think the endgame for any musician who wants to be an artist is to be fully expressing yourself as an artist,” Josh Martin told me on a recent morning.
Weekend Picks Somewhere underneath the last grasp of warmth you can feel the slight chill of impending fall. If it helps, there are art markets, films, music events and art openings galore to ease the sting. These are just a few. ... More