Santa Fe Reporter - Art Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-20-1-art-features.html <![CDATA[Gabriel García Márquez: 15 Essential Quotes - The Nobel Prize-winning author died today at 87]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Macondo and the world of literature mourns one of its brightest beacons. Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez died today at the age of 87 at his Mexico City home. ]]>
<![CDATA[One for the Books - Get ready for World Book Night]]>
By: Zoe Haskell
On World Book Night, April 23, volunteers across the country and beyond distribute free books to light or non-readers.]]>
<![CDATA[Game Day - GoT mastermind gets own day, says season four is laden with “a fair amount of sex”]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Mayor Javier Gonzales channeled his inner Jaime Lannister on Saturday morning at Sanbusco Market Center when he wielded a sword to cut the ceremonial ribbon in the proclamation of George RR Martin Day. ]]>
<![CDATA[Show Your Bones - Exploring ancestry with Judith Fein]]>
By: Austin Eichelberger
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.]]>
<![CDATA[It’s Alive!!! - Opera Lust at the Lensic ]]>
By: John Stege
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Model Citizens - Models bare inner muse; clothes stay on]]>
By: Sophie Engel
“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.]]>
<![CDATA[White Like Me - Hilton Als’ latest explores race, interpersonal relationships]]>
By: Bett Williams
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Say What? - Jennifer Jasper comes home ]]>
By: Austin Eichelberger
The show, which Jasper stages at Teatro Paraguas on Jan. 9 and 10, covers life as the middle child in a family with five girls as well as some more personal experiences that set an appropriate tone, given that this is a homecoming for Jasper.]]>
<![CDATA[Best Dangerous Books - 2013 was a year for the books—literally]]>
By: Bett Williams
I nearly had an aneurism when I saw what was in store for dangerous writing in 2014—namely the Semotext(e) series of pamphlets to premiere at the Whitney Biennial. Curated by Hedi El Kholti, the list of writers functions as a primer on how to stay intellectually and emotionally alive in an era where the most essential writing is corralled into the margins.]]>
<![CDATA[Match Master - New Mexico’s grandmaster to take on a crowd in simultaneous chess ]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
Getting inside the head of an elite chess player probably isn’t a task for the timid. To those who are close to chess, the game is much more than 32 pieces on 64 squares. It’s more than knowing the rules of how the pawn, rook or bishop can move, more than memorizing opening plays; more than snatching an opponent’s pieces off the board.]]>
<![CDATA[Uncovered Ephemera - Inside Melinda Miles’ Passages]]>
By: Austin Eichelberger
Melinda Miles, who moved to Santa Fe from the Los Angeles area in 1980, described her own work as a “meditation on our passage through time.” Now, on a cold, sunny December afternoon, Sarah McCarty and Eric Thomson sit inside Argos Gallery amid a quiet aura of that same notion.
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<![CDATA[Little Luminaries - ]]>
By: A Qasimi
“The ladies had Japanese lanterns,” Gracie Olivas, a Santa Fe resident who’s been lighting farolitos for decades, explains. “When those burned out, they used their papers from their dishes that had been wrapped in color paper. And they had makeshift lanterns.]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend Strip - Performance artist bares all in her pursuit of a story]]>
By: Zoe Haskell
Let’s go ahead and admit it: we all love a good juicy tell-all, a chance to peak into the life of someone else and discover that we’re not the only ones with issues.]]>
<![CDATA[Tender is the Night - Tender is the Night]]>
By: Sophie Engel
Winter has arrived in Santa Fe. And with it comes the parade of winter-inspired events. We are all ready for warm drinks and outdoor lighting displays around town. It’s a magical time when the imagi]]>
<![CDATA[Poetry Unexplained - Reading poems with Santa Fe’s poet laureate]]>
By: Jon Davis
It’s a rare and beautiful thing to witness a poet discover his or her raison d’écrire. That’s a phrase that I made up. It means, if I’ve got it right, “reason for writing.” I wanted it to]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Power - Inside the myth that was the Harvey Girls]]>
By: Zoe Haskell
Santa Fe history buffs can tell you that the American Southwest, like a cactus-encrusted Rome, wasn’t built in a day. In fact, it took some time and concentrated effort for its image to change.
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<![CDATA[20 Outstanding pieces of art at the 92nd Indian Market - ]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Some 150,000 visitors descended upon downtown Santa Fe (and SFR's parking lot) from around the nation and the globe, effectively doubling the city's population over the weekend. Here are some of this year's most eye-catching pieces...
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<![CDATA[Where Are the Songs of Summer? - In our own backyard no less]]>
By: John Stege
What? Yet more song cycles from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival? Well, why ever not, since the SFCMF’s 4th and penultimate week’s opening concerts Aug. 4/5 showcased a couple of the crazy successes of the summer so far.]]>
<![CDATA[2013 SF County Fair Instagram Dispatch - ]]>
By: Enrique Limón
“I had a late breakfast so I won’t be eating,” known County Fair enthusiast and former SFR editor Julia Goldberg told me over the phone. The yearly event, she said, is the highlight of her summer and a quintessentially Santa Fe experience. 
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<![CDATA[Cycling the Romantics - Lieder-lovers take note]]>
By: John Stege
Keyboards have been seriously in style at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival ever since a pianist, the late Alicia Schachter, founded the SFCMF with her husband, Sheldon Rich, in 1972]]>