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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
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
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
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
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
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
Jim Kristofic has written four books. His latest, “Medicine Women: The Story of the First Native American Nursing School,” is a detailed history tracing the story of Ganado Mission on the Navajo Indian ... more
Folktales are stories by the people for the people, passed down from generation to generation. In … more
Scottish musicians Ben Please and Beth Porter are partners in life and as the duo The Bookshop Band. They will be in town Tuesday (Jan. 29) to record a concert album called "Best of … more
Santa Fe writer Caroline Fraser was working in her office detached from the main house she shares with husband Hal Espen, a writer for Outside Magazine. Inside their home, Espen was … more
John Biscello's newest novel, Nocturne Variations, is exactly what the title promises, a dreamy narrative landscape bursting with a lyrical kaleidoscope of sights, sounds and perspectives. more
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 other things happening ... more
"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. more
Author Michael McGarrity said, "In 1982, after I left a position as supervisor of a program for seriously mentally ill patients, I took the summer off and started writing just to see if I had what it took to tell a story. It turned into a hobby." more
When poet and teacher Lauren Camp was awarded an artist-in-residency at the historic Mabel Dodge Luhan House five years ago, she at first planned to work on quite another book, one … more
Peter Hiller, Ramona Sakiestewa, and Ann Lane Hedlund are launching a new book, "Navajo Weavers of the American Southwest," at several locations throughout the Southwest, including … more
Lucille Gallegos-Jaramillo and George Jaramillo have dedicated their careers to education and have helped shape the minds of several kids and young adults through their heartfelt extensions of the self more
“If I were to go outside and stuff the dirt from this place in my mouth, it would be sweet,” says Anita Otilla Rodríguez. The enjarradora (master mud plasterer), author, painter … more
The working styles and perspective on their own mortality could not be more divergent between the authors John Nichols and Natalie Goldberg.Nichols is nocturnal. He "comes alive at … more
'There are some people you meet in history that you just can't forget. For me, and my 7-year old mind, it was Crazy Horse." So says William Hart McNichols, affectionately known as … more
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