March 1, 2015

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February 4, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr  
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Protesting the PARCC

Suspended teens want meeting with state officals about the standardized test

Local News A dozen Santa Fe High School students stood in front of the state Public Education Department today, calling for a meeting with Public Education Department Secretary Hanna Skandera over testing that they say goes too far. ... More

Feb. 25, 2015 by Joey Peters

 

 

#JeSuisArtShow

New art exhibit speaks volumes

Picks Artist Issa Nyaphaga was a cartoonist in exile in Paris from 1996 to 2006, and a contributor for Charlie Hebdo. ... More

Feb. 25, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Get Schooled

SFHS theater dept. goes across the pond and beyond

Art Features There is something special going on over in the Santa Fe High School theater department. ... More

Feb. 18, 2015 by Emmaly Wiederholt

3 Questions

with Sharr White

3 Questions Award-winning Broadway and off-Broadway playwright Sharr White explores the tangled relationship of a formerly married couple in Annapurna, where a woman shows up at her ex-husband’s trailer after 20 years apart.
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Feb. 18, 2015 by Emily Zak

Finding Demo

That odd little building on Museum Hill meets its maker

Arts Valve “It’s better that way,” the artist, who flew in to supervise the demolition, says. His trip, layovers and a memorable encounter with customs later, took close to 20 hours. Being present for the momentous occasion was important given that he was a banner man for the ill-fated movement to save the original 19th century CA Fàbregas i de Caralt factory. ... More

Feb. 04, 2015 by Enrique Limón

NM Moderne

New exhibit at the O’Keeffe Museum celebrates state-made and inspired art

Arts Valve The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is set to unveil Modernism Made in New Mexico, an sublime patchwork of 15 artists who, like O’Keeffe, were deeply inspired by New Mexico, its people, traditions and jaw-dropping vistas. ... More

Jan. 27, 2015 by Enrique Limón

The Music Goes Round and Round

Silence and riddles during SFCMF’s fourth week

Classical The other day an old pal recalled a little lecture delivered in this space a few years back. The gist? Will you audiences please, please stop already with those obligatory knee-jerk standing ovations? Save same for the real, rare spine-tingling conce ... More

Aug. 13, 2014 by John Stege

Calling It a Season

SFCMF says hasta luego

Classical Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival audiences could do the figuring-out for themselves at noon, Aug. 19, at the Lensic when Yefim Bronfman just about tore our heads off with his reading of Prokofiev’s fresh and fierce sonata. ... More

Aug. 26, 2014 by John Stege

A Thing of Beauty

Cocteau’s masterpiece to screen at his namesake cinema

Picks Back in the summer of 2013 when the revamped Jean Cocteau Cinema was to open its doors, SFR wrote that new owner George RR Martin wanted to kick off the theater’s second coming with Cocteau’s classic La Belle et la Bête.
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Feb. 11, 2015 by Enrique Limón

3 Questions

with Ulla Pedersen

3 Questions Give elderly animals some much deserved lovin’ this Valentine’s Day with a party at Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary, complete with vegan refreshments and furry and feathered company. ... More

Feb. 11, 2015 by Emily Zak

High Flying, Adored

Make way for The Art of Flying

Picks From a home studio hidden within an aging barn outside Taos, David Costanza and Anne Speroni craft immense and ethereally lo-fi soundscapes as The Art of Flying. ... More

Jan. 27, 2015 by Alex De Vore

SFO ‘14: Not Over Till…

August 23

Opera Sammy Cahn wrote the lyrics, and Ol’ Blue Eyes sang it first: “I’m oh, so glad we met the second time around.” Ergo, herewith another look at this season’s Santa Fe Opera summer offerings. 
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Aug. 05, 2014 by John Stege

Yo Confieso

Play broaches cultural norms, national identity

Picks Raul Garcia is the pen behind Confessions of a Mexpatriate. The play, performed this weekend by actor Mical Trejo, deals with, among other subjects, the syntax of mainstream American media and steadfast heritage norms.
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Feb. 04, 2015 by Enrique Limón

George RR Martin Talks North Korea, Unveils Dragonstone Studios

Author’s latest endeavor takes over old Desert Academy space

Arts Valve In a candid chat, the Bayonne, NJ, native opened up about his ever-growing memorabilia collection, North Korea, his plans on taking Game of Thrones’ Sibel Kekilli for a night on the town and Monopoly.
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Dec. 18, 2014 by Enrique Limón
 
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