Author Tommy Orange returns to Taos

Author Tommy Orange
"There There" was published in June and immediately appeared on The New York Times Bestsellers List that same month. When a debut novel debuts on the Bestsellers List, the literary world takes notice.

Shop tax free at your local businesses -- one day only

Once the frenzy of Black Friday fades, Small Business Saturday (Nov. 24) aims to attract shoppers to local merchants whose stores serve hometown retail needs -- not just to keep those businesses …
The kiva fireplace in the foyer of the Sagebrush Inn was designed and built by Carmen Velarde.

Enchanted Homes in this week's paper

Get inspired with restaurateur Kimberly Armstrong’s beautiful home in Ranchos de Taos. Her historic compound has been renovated in harmony with natural surroundings.

A day earlier! Look for your Taos News this Wednesday

The Taos News publishes on Wednesday (Nov. 21)  this week, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The paper will be available with your favorite street vendor and in store.
Health and Fitness

How can you manage diabetes, addiction and pain without drugs?

Caring for the whole person is the mission of Taos Whole Health Integrative Care. The healthcare practice was founded in April 2017 to help identify and correct …
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Taos Day School Thanksgiving Pow-Wow on Thursday

The specials include a Hand Drum Contest, Spectator Dance, and "Non- (Pow-Wow) Singing Contest."

Jazz artist Grace Kelly honors Frank Morgan at Taos Jazz Festival

Award-winning jazz songwriter, saxophonist and singer Grace Kelly performed in a quartet at Taos Mesa Brewing on Saturday (Nov. 17) for the annual Frank Morgan Jazz Festival. Kelly was Morgan's protégé and is a Taos fixture in this annual festival.

Star Guide for Week of Nov. 21-28, 2018
The Thursday (Nov. 22) full moon opposes the sun’s newly arriving philosophical Sagittarius. New faces and new places over the next … Read More
“Spring,” 65.5-by-93 inches, oil and graphite by Brian Shields. “Under the Surface, Beyond the Edge” is a selection of paintings and works on paper by Shields that was on display at a pop-up show at his studio in Los Angeles Nov. 17-18.
What's goin' on?
Tempo, of course, will be focusing on coverage of holiday themed events starting this week. But that doesn't mean there's a lot of … Read More
"Asparagus" is a 20-minute animated film by Suzan Pitt, currently running continually at the Marinaro Gallery in NYC. It premiered in 1979 at the Whitney Museum.
Filmmaker Suzan Pitt honored for elevating the art and craft of film animation
The term "award-winning" is not lightly used here. Spanning a career of decades, Pitt has been recognized by the most prestigious … Read More
How-to books offered by Huston and Navé
Allegra Huston and James Navé have a long history of collaborating in Taos - beginning 18 years ago with Julia Cameron's "The … Read More
Courtesy image"San Isidore, The Acequia Saint," wood sculpture by Chris White at Bryan's Gallery in Taos.
Stayin' alive with Taoseño Chris White's creativity
Sculptor and jeweler Chris White knows well the challenges of being a Taos son, an artist, a husband and father of two young boys. Of … Read More
Members of the Taos Community Chorus
Taos Community Chorus opens 40th season with Mozart's 'Requiem Mass in D Minor'
Mozart's 'Requiem' was left incomplete when the Austrian composer died in December 1791 at the age of 35. However, because Mozart had … Read More
¿Habla usted Spam-glish? read by Larry Torres

  • The Spirit is willing pero la carne es débil
  • Toda la familia lives in a fantasy world
  • Canutito learns to think culturalmente
  • El Vato Loco meets al Bato Loco
  • Las mujeres tienen un secret club
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Photo Gallery: Taos Tigers beat Lovington 55-7

Scenes from Taos' 55-7 victory against Lovington on Saturday (Nov. 17) at Anaya Stadium. The Tigers will move on to the state semifinals Nov. 24 against Portales, which beat Grants 64-32 on Saturday. 

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Are you prepared to stay safe and sound in an emergency?
Staying healthy and fit means being prepared when there's a natural or man-made disaster.Last weekend's snowstorm was a reminder to … Read More
How old am I?
On Nov. 18, I will celebrate 82 years on earth. Is my body slowing down? Sure. I don't run up and down the stairs as fast as I used … Read More
The energy lab at the Energy Smart Academy at Santa Fe Community College where students learn to conduct energy ratings and weatherize homes.
Creating a warm and energy-efficient home on a tight budget
November has already brought colder temperatures. A warm and comfortable house can make the coming winter a cozy and pleasant … Read More
Courtesy photo Sarah Nelson A male evening grosbeak pays Northern New Mexico a visit recently.
Grosbeaks: Here one day, gone the next
Evening grosbeaks are stunning, stocky birds and you'll know it if you see one in your backyard. They aren't loyal backyard visitors … Read More
Photo by Al SchneiderTamarisk, aka salt cedar, Tamarix chinensis. Several species were introduced hundreds of years ago and proved to be invaders that clog waterways and crowd out native plant species.
Apply for a Native Plant Society grant; enrich your environment
The subject is money. Relax, it's not about yours but about the grants awarded by the Native Plant Society of New Mexico from the Jack … Read More
ShutterstockThe real centerpiece of most Thanksgiving dinners is the turkey.
The perfect turkey
The real centerpiece of most Thanksgiving dinners is the turkey. While some might wish for a different entree, for the majority, … Read More

Hot doggin' it on the Plaza, vegetarian style

Most people prefer not to know what goes into regular hotdogs. But a small business on the plaza is willing to share all the intricate parts of the hotdogs they sell …

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