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The Taos News and Tempo are asking that you videotape yourself doing what you do; draw a line, spin your wheel, throw paint, blow your horn, strum that guitar or banjo, make your voice or violin sing, slam that poem or read that story in progress. Post it to YouTube or TikTok and share the link with us! This is open to anyone in Taos County and the Enchanted Circle. more
Heritage Fine Arts just handed a $1,950 check last week (April 28) to Marci Lameman, sister of well-known Diné/Navajo artist Andersen Kee. The check is the first of more hoped-for assistance to aid folks in dire circumstances in Navajo Nation - many of whom are elderly or without electricity or running water - who are especially at risk during this current coronavirus pandemic. more
The Taos Center for the Arts closed its doors on March 12, in accordance with the governor's emergency public health orders in response to COVID-19. But that doesn't mean it's stopped providing stimulating entertainment. more
It’s easy to forget how desperate people can be when deprived of freedom. Even today, with the world upended by a dangerous pandemic, freedom is often taken for granted in the west.  more
"Poetry and Art in Public Places" is a collaboration of SOMOS (Society of the Muse of the Southwest) and the Taos Arts Council. Originally intended to be displayed in coffee shops, town facilities and galleries, the project will now exist online throughout the poetry month of April on the SOMOS website - somostaos.org. In this ekphrastic project, poets and artists respond to one another's work. more
There's long been talk of an art renaissance in Taos. It seems counterintuitive when isolation is the mantra, and everything is closed. Taos artist Máye Torres said she thinks the time is ripe. more
Like musicians everywhere, those in Taos find themselves suddenly unemployed and at home. Here's what they're doing with themselves: more
It's a different world than last week, and by the time you read these words, more will have changed as we take active steps to ward off the common threat of a microscopic virus, and the isolation that comes with it. more
How self-imposed quarantine affects artists is something Tempo was wondering last week: how they're dealing with the self-imposed solitude and how different that solitude is from their normal creative space. more
'Tortilla Soup from scratch, chiffon and kitten heels' was the post from a friend who's found a way to have fun while in "lockdown." Another emphasized her absolute need for lipstick to be ready for her day. more
FaraHNHeight Fine Art returns to Taos with the "Sovereign Spring Quake Show," an exhibit of contemporary Native American Art. The pop-up show will be at the TCA's Stables Gallery, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. It opens on Wednesday (March 18) at 11 a.m. more
People could say it sure sounds like a great Indian name. But, the owners and operators of Bison Star Naturals don't want you to see them, as just another Native-owned business. more
Eight weeks of practice and theory ended with a tasty creation from the culinary department at the University of New Mexico-Taos branch. more
Update, Wednesday, March 18: The Taos art colony will steadfastly continue through lockdown, and the galleries who show the work of many of the talented artists who live here are prepared to keep their doors open to continue bringing some beauty and meaning into these dark days. Others are more wary. more
The Paseo Project is pleased to announce PPAIR: The Paseo Project Artist-in-Residence program. This opportunity, new for 2020, supports sending Taos-based artists on a fully-funded residency program to develop their work. For 2020, The Paseo Project is offering a one-month artist residency at the world-renowned Vermont Studio Center, in Johnson, Vermont. more
Rhoda Blake (1918-2015), first lady and ski pioneer of Taos Ski Valley, is the star of Founders Day this Saturday (March 7), when her children Mickey, Wendy and Peter Blake gather together to remember this iconic force of nature who practically built the ski valley from the ground up. more
Watching Emileah Lujan skillfully navigate over the buffalo grass despite the wind, amidst grazing horses, stepping to the beat of a single drum, one feels the legacy this young Taos Pueblo hoop dancer carries - a legacy woven into every position of every hoop. Right now, Lujan is carrying that legacy across the Pacific Ocean, throughout the northern part of Japan as a member of a small touring group. more
According to Bonnie Golden, one of four local women who founded Taos Immigration Allies, "immigration involves basic human rights, everyone but Native Americans are immigrants, and everyone has a right to asylum. Everyone. We shouldn't forget where we came from, our education, social status and wealth don't matter." more
Since Georgia Gersh opened Magpie, her gallery at the Sheepskin Compound, in April 2014, it has quickly become an important landmark and a haven for the Taos arts community. more
From drumming to skating to powerful documentaries, there's a lot to take in around Taos this week. Here are some highlights: more
Just as the Red Willow Creek has flowed through the Taos Pueblo mountains, so centuries of artistic craftsmanship, drawn from the everyday lives and experiences of Taos Pueblo ancestors, flowed down from generation to generation. Now come the lesser-known but newest generation of young artists at Taos Pueblo, who are developing unique approaches and styles all their own. more
New Mexico has a rich tradition of folk music, and the members of Lone Piñon have devoted considerable time to learning it. more
Here are some highlights for entertainment and arts options this week: more
Mardi Gras celebrations are just some of the entertainment and arts options awaiting Taoseños and visitors alike this week. Here are some highlights: more
It's every artist's dream to be at work in your studio, when two well-connected art collectors stroll in, buy several large pieces, commission you to work on a few projects and invite you to do a one-man show at a museum in Washington, D.C. Taos artist Thom Wheeler is living that dream. more
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