Santa Fe Reporter - Summer Guide http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-45-1-summer-guide.html <![CDATA[The Land of Summer - Get more amazed than at the amusement park in New Mexico’s great outdoors]]>
By: Laura Paskus
Public lands. The two words conjure images of desert vistas and windswept mountaintops, forests and badlands.
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<![CDATA[Reel Fun - Or: Learning to fish the tear-free way, from a total stranger]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Learning a new physical skill is often a humiliating experience. Teaching your body to do something novel involves a period of repetition that eventually builds enough muscle memory so that you can think about something else while doing it.
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<![CDATA[Pinkies Down - The wine of the summer is fun, un-fussy rosé]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
What should you be drinking this summer? Pink wine. When it’s as hot as an horno out there, and you’re as thirsty as a silvery minnow—but you want real wine, not the refreshing sports drink known as pino grigio.
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<![CDATA[Pack a Sandwich - The perfect lunch for a summer hike]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
There’s nothing like reaching the summit after a challenging hike and resting on a nice, flat rock to enjoy lunch with a gorgeous vista. … And then opening your pack to pull out a soggy dough ball that once was a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.]]>
<![CDATA[Day Trips - Nothing says vacation like actually taking one]]>
By: Joseph J Fatton, Maria Egolf-Romero, Elizabeth Miller
While most of what you read on these pages is about how to enjoy summer in Santa Fe, nothing says vacation like actually taking one—even if it’s just for the day.
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<![CDATA[Fore! - Darkness takes mall mini golf to the next level]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
Santa Fe Place might just be making a comeback. Two new storefronts face Rodeo Road, and just the other night, I heard some teenagers talking about waiting to catch the bus there. What were they doing? “Hanging out,” one says with just a tiny eye]]>
<![CDATA[Run It Out - Boutique fitness is all the rage, but running never went out of style]]>
By: Steven Hsieh
On a cool Sunday morning, Eric Peters runs up a mountain incline near the Dale Ball Trails, steadily planting his feet between loose rocks. I lag behind, my lungs struggling to process the thin air.
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<![CDATA[Strangers in a Familiar Land - SITE Santa Fe biennial invokes the shared experience across continents and the value of the overlooked]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
In Paolo Soleri’s now-abandoned amphitheater at the Santa Fe Indian School, we see everything that SITElines.2016 is about. Free-form concrete is cast as art in biometric and geometric forms.
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<![CDATA[What’s Opera, Doc? - The Santa Fe Opera is more accessible than you think]]>
By: John Stege
Show of hands, people. Been out to the opera recently? The Santa Fe Opera, that is? Thought so.
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<![CDATA[Pick a Fest - How to narrow down your summertime plans and avoid festival fatigue]]>
By: Alex De Vore
It’s getting warm out there and that means tons more to do, but you’re a genius of a human with happy feelings all the time and a jam-packed social calendar.
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<![CDATA[Inaugural Season - Reportory theater takes on award-winning plays]]>
By: Emmaly Wiederholt
“I really believe in the idea of a theater company that can relate to its community. I think theater has a responsibility to deal with meaningful issues, preferably issues of social justice.” With these words, founder and artistic director Robert]]>
<![CDATA[Beaten to Death - Summertime movies for people who hate to think too hard]]>
By: Alex De Vore
If there were ever a good time to be obsessed with film and/or going to the movies, it’s summer.
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<![CDATA[Don’t-Miss List - All the shows, openings and events you don’t wanna miss]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Obviously, SFR is here with you all summer to point out the best in arts and culture events, but as we’ve perused announcements and heard about things through the grapevine, we knew we had to throw together a Don’t-Miss list.
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<![CDATA[Swing, Batter, Batter, Swing - Baseball and summer go together like kids and sunshine]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
What would a summer without baseball feel like? “For me,” says City Councilor Ron Trujillo, “empty.” Trujillo is kind of synonymous with baseball Santa Fe.
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<![CDATA[Railyard Rising - How I stopped worrying and learned to love the Railyard]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Following an amazing weekend full of great friends in from Denver and a killer outdoor show booked and promoted by AMP Concerts (with a little help from me, for disclosure’s sake), I was in a great mood.
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<![CDATA[The Essential Summer Day-Trip Guide - ]]>
By: Nicholas Anderson
We all want to have a summer that we can remember. We want to have experiences that prove to be lasting. But is there any way to ensure that this happens? Probably not.
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<![CDATA[Come Sale Away - In Santa Fe, yard sales are a way of life]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
“The best things in my house are from garage sales. I’ve been going to garage sales every year for more than 20 years,” Debbie Masse says as people mill around in her driveway in Santa Fe’s South Capitol neighborhood.
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<![CDATA[Touchdown! - For semipros, the Santa Fe Dukes, football is a family affair—a championship-winning ONE]]>
By: Zoe Baillargeon
New Mexico’s only all-female, full-contact football team, had a pretty even slate of wins and losses throughout the season.]]>
<![CDATA[Here’s the Kicker - The great outdoors is often better experienced on two wheels]]>
By: Thomas Ragan
Frances Sayre wasn’t always into motorcycles. She didn’t always have a motorcycle repair shop just off Siler Road. She wasn’t born to ride, as they say. Instead, it was a contest about nine years ago that caught her eye. BMW was sponsoring it. ]]>
<![CDATA[Enter Dog Man - A trip to Manby Springs yields a long, hot soak…and an interesting character]]>
By: Benjamin Yeager
Two months after I moved to Santa Fe, my girlfriend Kristin flew from New York to visit me. I wanted to show her some of what the Southwest had to offer: sweeping desert vistas, staggering canyons and, of course, hot springs.
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