Arts
Fine art

Spring colcha fling

At La Hacienda de Los Martínez, a local fiber arts group has organized an exhibit of colcha embroidery on view through June 29. As part of the New Mexico Fiber Crawl ...
Performance

Visionary performance

The fluidity and solidity of molten rock fascinates Sarah East Johnson. So much so, that she named her Brooklyn-based dance company LAVA.

Visual exuberance

Adeïne de la Nöe was her own kind of rebel.
Festival

Taos Lilac Festival puts a spring in your step

Every year about this time, our little corner of the Land of Enchantment is made even more enchanting by the soft, heavenly scent of lilac blossoms wafting on the breeze.The Taos Lilac …
Fine art

Get in the spin of fiber arts

Last year's fiber crawl was a big success, according to Denielle Rose, media coordinator for the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. "This year, Albuquerque has jumped on board. …
Fine art

'Moderns from the Vault'

The art collection of Alexandra and Peter Rose is magnificently eclectic. A treasure chest of art spills into their home in Taos, too much to display on the walls. Instead …
Fine art

Major art research center coming to Taos

The Couse Foundation of Taos has announced that The Lunder Foundation of Portland, Maine is providing a grant of $600,000 in support of the Taos Society of Artists archive and research center that will be located in the Mission Gallery building at 138 Kit Carson Road.
Fine art

Harwood plans Larry Bell tribute

The Harwood Museum has the largest collection of Larry Bell artworks in the world, thanks to the generosity of the artist and several of his collectors.Bell has been living and …
Literary arts

Art for art’s sake

Some powerful word art went down at Parse Seco’s “A Poem is Where the Heart Is,” the monthlong exhibition of a multidisciplinary “body” of poetry celebrating National Poetry Month in Taos.
Fine art

Ceramic Alchemy

A busy hub of the contemporary art world is hiding in plain sight in a light, airy space between Mesa's Edge and Nambe on the north side of Taos Plaza. That space is Studio 107-B, the …
Fine art

Passionate about nature

The landscape paintings of Dolores "Dee" DiCamillo are on view at Centinel Bank of Taos, 512 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, for the month of May.The show is titled "Eagle Rising." The free, …
Fine art

Ready to take wing

It's a busy time for the University of New Mexico-Taos. Graduation is just a few days away. Students are finishing papers, studying for finals and finishing their art projects.And, next …
Music
Music

String theory

Last summer, Laura Metcalf and Rupert Boyd performed a concert at Taos Art Museum's Fechin House as Boyd Meets Girl. Metcalf returns to Taos with another project this week. The Trifecta Trio (Sarah …
Music

Dennis Hopper Days 2018 canceled

There won’t be a rock concert at KTAOS, or a Dennis Hopper movie at the Taos Community Auditorium, or a barbecue catered by The Tiwa Kitchen, but a few bikers might show up anyway.
Music

Barn Dance Fest announces line-up

In keeping with tradition, Michael Hearne has announced yet another stellar artist lineup for his 16th annual Big Barn Dance Music Festival at Kit Carson Park in Taos.

Photo Gallery: Mother's Day Music Festival draws hundreds to Kit Carson Park

Music

There be classics with Here Be Monsters

This week, "What's Spinning" takes another look at an artist reviewed before in this column. Many artists constantly work to improve their craft, and the same can be said about Here Be Monsters, who …
Film
Movies

Movie review: ‘Life of the Party’

Melissa McCarthy can be really funny. She can have you rolling in the aisles and nail you with a real by-cracky knee-slapper ...
Movies

Movie review: 'Bad Samaritan'

Dean Devlin is a producer best known for blockbuster pictures, such as "Independence Day," "Godzilla" and "Stargate." But, as a director, his rather light resume now lists a …
Movies

Movie review — 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Either somebody at Marvel read my mind or the suits in charge have been playing one heck of a long game. Some time back I complained that superhero movies have fallen into a …
Movies

Movie review – "Annihilation"

The science fiction film tradition owes a lot to visionary, though crude, efforts of the 1950s.You can see how pictures, such as "The War of the Worlds" gave way to …
Film

Taos embraces the moving image

The University of New Mexico-Taos is well on its way to creating a new generation of media makers right here in Taos.Toward that end, the school is hosting the first Taos Film Day Saturday (April 28) …
Books
Literary arts

Joe Hayes to appear at UNM-Taos

The University of New Mexico-Taos will host Joe Hayes, award-winning author and a nationally recognized teller of bilingual Spanish-English stories that draw from Hispanic, Native American and Anglo cultures.
Literary arts

Seasoned poets, and soon to be

The Taos Environmental Film Festival will continue its tradition of joining with the Society of the Muse of the Southwest to present a collaborative event. This year, the theme is …
Books

Outsider humor

A marginalized population is a group of people who exist outside the mainstream culture because …
Literary arts

Murphy awarded NEA Fellowship

Award-winning Taos author Sean W. Murphy is the recipient of a 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Creative Writing. Sean is the author of four books ...
Literary arts

Taos Comics set to debut

You remember Robert Crumb, right?That guy who unleashed a flurry of wacked-out psychotropic hand-drawn fantasies that burned up the retinas of potheads in the 1960s via his seminal …
Literary arts

Words spring forth

Every spring in Taos, the Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS) prepares for a celebration of National Poetry Month. Longtime Taos resident, a frequent contributor to Tempo …
Culture

Photo Gallery: Taos Lilac Festival in full bloom

Cuisine

Tastes on tap

Greasy and gutbomb. These terms are sometimes synonymous with bar cuisine: in other words, food that you may not notice.And while some food and beverage managers, chefs and …
Culture

Historical society to honor three

The Taos County Historical Society 2018 honoree luncheon is at noon Sunday, May 6 at the Sagebrush Inn Convention Center, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur. This year, the society will be …
Culture

Photo gallery: Pins and needles

The nervous tension in the air was palpable at Taos Tattoo on Friday (April 13). The local tattoo parlor was having a special that day: $13 tattoos, plus a $7 tip, for Friday the …
Performance

Acrobatics and tasty foods in Peñasco

The Peñasco Theatre Collective is joining creative forces with pastry chef Ki Holste of the Sugar Nymphs Bistro for a cabaret fundraiser that includes a slice of Cosmic Berry …
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