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Mark Kemper, a Taos artist and musician, talked to Tempo about his new PopTiks project. more
BOOK REVIEW: THE KING OF TAOS - A novel by Max Evans 176 pp. University of New Mexico Press. $9.99In Max Evans' newest novel, "The King of Taos," readers are taken back in time to Taos in the 1950s, more
This week, the Twirl crew should be frantically running around getting ready for our sixth annual Invent Event. This unique Taos maker fair, produced by Twirl with 65 community partners, gives kids and families rich opportunities to play, create and make stuff together at 35-plus hands-on stations. more
The coronavirus pandemic, the likes of which has not been seen since the Spanish flu of 1918, has swept rapidly across the globe, forcing humans to self-isolate and socially distance. Around the world, people are stuck at home. With no idea how long this might go on for, it's easy to feel panicked and claustrophobic. more
Susan Mihalic's first novel -- recently picked up by Scout Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Inc., and scheduled for a September 1 release -- took several years before anyone decided to take a chance on it. Given, it was a debut, and while Mihalic is an experienced writer and editor, agents still fell by the wayside time after time. Some, after asking the Taos resident to cut 100 pages or so for a rewrite. more
Along with a zombie apocalypse and being abducted by aliens, one of the top fears people have is public speaking, even actors. The ability to deliver an effective speech or sales pitch and to read from a novel in a way that engages an audience are believed to be talents one is born with. more
Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American children's author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, screenwriter and filmmaker who single-handedly forged a new genre of art that falls somewhere between the Surrealist movement of the early 20th century and the inspired nonsense of a child's classroom doodles. more
If you're ever lost in the wilderness in Navajo country and in need of a rescue or a guide, author Jim Kristofic might be the man to call. In his new memoir, "Reservation Restless," a follow-up to "Navajos Wear Nikes," Kristofic as narrator is a wilderness superhero, cultural anachronism, snake charmer, life saver, cowboy, MacGyver and sage. more
New Mexico children's book author Linda Harkey's fourth book, "Doc, Willie, and the Pack" (Archway, 2019), is a continuation of the growing Hickory Doc series. more
Fiction allows us to enter cultures, times and places that we would otherwise not have access to, and in doing so, imbues us with understanding and compassion. We are fortunate to exist in a time when we can read fiction from authors across the globe and learn their perspectives. Often, what we learn is that we are not so different from each other at all. more
These days Las Vegas, New Mexico, is known primarily as a college town and also the production site of the now-canceled Netflix TV series "Longmire." But during its early era as a frontier town, it was a place of random killing sprees, gunfights and barroom brawls, cattle rustling, stagecoach robberies and vigilante justice. more
Erika T. Wurth's newest novel, "You Who Enter Here," is not your typical New Mexico story. There are no farmers or curanderas, no historical figures or famous artists. There are no scenic backdrops with rivers and mountains and old adobe homes. more
The third workshop in the Prose Month series is titled "The Power of the Dark Side: Creating the Perfect Adversary." It will be given Saturday (Nov. 16), from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the SOMOS Salon, 108 Civic Plaza Drive. The fee to participate is $45; $40 for SOMOS members. more
Hope is something many might say is becoming rare these days, according to author Dora Dillistone. It certainly arrived as a surprise for her when she first met a small, skinny horse she would come to know as Luna. more
Our vast world is populated with numerous diverse cultures. A lifetime of travel would not be enough to see them all. But some people are born to travel and seek out experiences and knowledge that only traversing the globe can provide. more
Recording the entire span of one's life is generally referred to as an autobiography, whereas a memoir serves to answer one fundamental life question and only covers those events that pertain to that … more
Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, César Chavez, Elie Wiesel, Harvey Milk and Gloria Steinem are all names you may be familiar with because they … more
There's a definite change in the air and it's not just the weather. The creative winds are whipping up in Taos this week with the opening of The Paseo art expo and next week with ... more
Jamie Bernstein explores the good and bad effects of having a famous father in her memoir, “Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein.” more
It isn't called a 'Vortex' for nothing, but even if you aren't being mesmerized by the sights and sounds in Kit Carson Park this weekend Taos is still the center ... more
A novel-in-stories is an experimental hybrid of forms. What makes it different from the usual novel with chapters is that the stories, unlike chapters, must necessarily stand on their own as … more
As the eldest daughter of legendary American conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), Jamie Bernstein has tales to tell. Coinciding with the centennial birthday celebration of her … more
'Comix (which are typically understood as distinct from comics in that they intend a mature audience) got their start in the 1960s," according to Merriam-Webster's definition. Back … more
Taos writer John Nichols remembers first meeting Phaedra Greenwood. "I drove up to my old-new house and found this woman sitting there in my driveway playing her guitar. She … more
“Yá’át’ééh sha’ ałchíní. Shí éí Erica Elliott yinishyé. Nisha? Haash yinilyé? The words mean, ‘Hello my children. My name is Erica Elliott. And you? What is your name?’” more
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