“Maybe the O’Keeffe purists would be a little surprised that O’Keeffe participated in the advertising campaign for Hawaiian Pineapple Company,” Theresa Papanikolas, curator of European and American art at the Honolulu Museum of Art, tells SFR.
Arts Valve Eisenstaedt was the German-born LIFE magazine photographer responsible for candid photographs featuring the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Kennedy, as well as the emblematic V-J Day celebration image that features a sailor passionately kissing a nurse in Times Square. ... More
Art Features To celebrate the release of Fein’s third book, two events have been planned in Santa Fe: the first is dubbed “Calling in the Ancestors,” and involves a short discussion about the book. Fein hopes the afternoon doubles as a chance for attendees to share stories behind their own photographs and other heirlooms. ... More
Art Features “For three hours in a day, I’m lines and shapes and colors. I’m not skinny, I’m not fat, I’m not objectified. There is no judgment. It’s all about lines and shapes, colors and art and energy,” explains model Jessi Just as she leans in. ... More
Art Features I’ve caught a few transmissions at other venues, but the Lensic version remains in a class by itself, given our town’s ravenous opera lust. Preshow audiences greet, air-kiss and gossip in the theater’s jammed lobby like they’re at the niftiest cocktail party in town. ... More
Art Features To get hung up on this conceit is missing the point. Falling into Hilton Als’ way of seeing the world is to both dismiss and adopt easy labels as one so desires. It’s simply the way he and his friends talk about things as citizens of a certain kind of New York City. ... More
Arts Valve “I was kind of fascinated by the fact that even the people that don’t like the founding fathers never say a word about the Constitution,” Quinn tells SFR. “Everyone loves the fuckin’ Constitution!” He found in the document the main inspiration for Unconstitutional. ... More
Arts Valve Unlike many 16-year-olds, Maisie Williams has seen her father beheaded, been imprisoned twice, lived part of her life as a boy and, oh yeah, there was the one time she killed that dude in the woods. An integral part of George RR Martin’s epic A Song of Ice and Fire. ... More
Arts Valve Currently living in Tesuque with husband Christopher Turner, Maupin—whose signature writing style was recently dubbed by one New York Times reviewer as “third-person kaleidoscope”— took time to chat with SFR on his way from San Francisco to Berkeley on the first stop of his The Days of Anna Madrigal promotional tour. ... More
Picks Mardi Gras. Fat Tuesday. Carnival Season. Call it what you want; the year’s biggest celebration of food, drink and depravity is a fantastic excuse to go nuts, drink some fineass drinks and hand out beads in exchange for…well, you know. ... More
Picks The plot is thin (Barbarella crash lands in her search for the illustrious scientist and then proceeds to bone just about everyone and everything she comes across), as are the costumes, and there is no denying how goofy the whole thing feels. But, even a billion years later, the impact is undeniable. ... More
Picks If the couples around you flaunt their love in what you’re sure is overcompensation of the highest degree and your love of Gin Blossoms explodes into a full-on obsession, it can only mean one thing—Valentine’s Day. ... More
The Santa Fe mayoral race has at time been heated, and on Thursday, it can potentially get slurry as MIX, in partnership with Hutton Broadcasting, presents a debate different, if you will, replete with candidates Bushee and Gonzales, as well as grub by Annapurna and suds from Duel Brewing.