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By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
Looking at one of Daniel Sprick’s portraits is like looking into the eyes of someone you know; when you can see a feeling move across their irises and, without a word, know what they’re thinking.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Irish Spring - Go nuts (responsibly) for St. Paddy’s]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Surely St. Patrick’s Day has some kind of actual historical context or, like, an allegory about snakes that we should all probably know. But c’mon, you guys, let’s face it—it’s a big fat excuse to get trashed and dance and stuff. But where?]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Light Worker - Get bent, light]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
“I think what fascinates me about light is that it’s not something that you can grasp,” says artist Sophia Dixon Dillo, whose new installation and light box series opens Friday at Winterowd Fine Art.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Slow Ride 2: The Legendof Curly’s Gold - Santa Fe lowrider exhibits come to a close]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Last year, SFR featured a cover story on the Summer of Lowriders, a joint exhibits project between the New Mexico History Museum and the New Mexico Museum of Art.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: A Maverick Portrait Maker - This gal’s lens has seen it all]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
When your lens has stared down some of the most well-known faces in the world, you can easily consider yourself a maverick.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Avian Awe - Staten Island painter gives birds the spotlight]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Herb Smith paints birds in such detail, they seem physically present on the page—like you could touch their wings and feel individual feathers brush your fingertips.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Go Deeper - This Georgia quartet is our new fave band]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero
Until now, the most exciting thing we could possibly say for Athens, Georgia, was that The B52s hailed from there, but indie-rock quartet Deep State is putting Athens back on the map with their kickass style.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Collective Talent - A new collective presents a new artist]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
Need help making it through the feels you are undoubtedly having about all these changes happening in the world? Experience art. And you can get both your aural and visual fix at the Wonky Art Show this Friday.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | A Future in Space - Seasoned author presents a new novel outside her usual series]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
If you like strong women and space adventures, author Carrie Vaughn’s newest book, Martians Abroad, may be just the thing for you.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Battle of the Broths - Behold the annual soup-off!]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Soup is king of comforting, make-you-feel-better foods, so when freezing temperatures have you griping more and smiling less, a hot bowl of chicken noodle just might be in order. But it can be fairly difficult to make a good soup, simple though it ma]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Hard Content - Half of local art collective SCUBA branches out]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Kim Jones, Alex De Vore
Crockett Bodelson has carried a case of drawing paper and a marker with him since he was a child. The case—the red plastic kind his Legos came in—is the artist’s way of being ready in an instant.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Never Fear - Refugees Speak puts human faces on the refugee crisis]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero, Kim Jones
Human beings seem to have an overactive fear of the unknown, and we’re hard-pressed to think of a more immediate example of the ugliness that can be born of fear than the current international refugee crisis.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks x2: X-Mas Sucks - What do we do when we don’t care about the holiday?]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Kim Jones, Charlotte Jusinski
We totally feel for those of you out there who dread this time of year. Maybe you don’t celebrate Christmas for personal or religious reasons, or maybe you’re just sad you’ll have to spend all that time with family.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Of Course, Of Course - The artistic power of horsing around]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Kim Jones, Charlotte Jusinski
Must one be trained in some sort of official fashion to create meaningful art, or is there an inherent value in natural talent unshackled by institutional methodology?
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Cinema Paradiso - The Santa Fe Film Festival gets rolling tonight]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
Though we have access to numerous film festivals here in Santa Fe, two big ones stand out above the rest.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks | In Dreams - Haley Bonar writes the songs]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero, Kim Jones
Minnesota-based songsmith Haley Bonar takes another stab at pretty pop-rock numbers with her newest effort, Impossible Dream.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks | Making Spirits Bright - Create your own gifts this year]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Black Friday is hell for most. This year, thankfully, there is a more creative and comfortable option.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Fresh Experience - New artists bring innovation to their graduating exhibit]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
The Fall Senior Graduating Exhibition at the Institute of American Indian Arts is the culmination of years of the featured students’ lives. The celebratory event displays the works of emerging sculptors and narrative painters ready to infuse the ar]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Hysteria Ensues - Comedy from the big city comes to Santa Fe]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero
Maxwell Lucas has been trying to gain a foothold for standup comedy for a couple years now with his ongoing events, The Lulz Comedy Show.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Birthday Suit Bold - Two artists aim for empowerment]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
For Anna Yarrow, the upcoming show ANNA—a namesake for the artist, but also a reference to the Arabic word anna, which means “I am”— is about empowerment.
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