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Tempo asked leaders from the Taos Arts Council, the Taos Center for the Arts, the Society of the Muse of the Southwest and the Taos Gallery Association to give us a snapshot of what they accomplished last year and what's on the docket for the new year. more
"The possibilities are endless when our body, voice and imagination are fully engaged in making the written word come alive," said Taos author/activist David Pérez, who will be sharing his love of both storytelling and performance this weekend at a workshop hosted by the Society of the Muse of the Southwest. more
Lovers of poetry will gather Saturday (Jan. 4) at the Mabel Dodge Luhan House, 240 Morada Lane, to honor the 2020-22 poet laureate of Taos, Catherine Strisik. The literary dinner will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. more
"An epic poem is a long, narrative poem that is usually about heroic deeds and events that are significant to the culture of the poet. Many ancient writers used epic poetry to tell tales of intense adventures and heroic feats." more
One is a 70-year-old published author. The other is a 13-year-old aspiring writer. Both will be reading from their work — which includes the provocatively titled "Weird Santa" — on Friday (Dec. 6), 7 p.m., at The Society of the Muse of the Southwest, a.k.a. SOMOS, at 108 Civic Plaza Drive. more
Longtime Taos resident Catherine Strisik has been named the new Taos poet laureate, according to an announcement from Jan Smith, executive director of the local Society of the Muse of the Southwest, also known as SOMOS. 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
SOMOS Prose Month curator Johanna DeBiase has organized a densely packed month of high-quality readings, and she has saved some of the best for last.Many of this week's readings … 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
SOMOS-sponsored Prose Month is not losing any steam as it moves into its third weekend of multiple nights of readings by regional authors. 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
To some, the month of November is all about writing, and the Thanksgiving holiday is a well-timed couple of days off to finish up their novel before the end of the month. more
On the surface, a play set in the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland might seem infinitely remote from the experience of high desert New Mexico. But the play's universal themes -- the interplay of devout faith and elder lore, the death of loved ones and the daily struggle to eke out a living from a harsh environment -- resonated deeply with Taos audiences when it was performed here 30 years ago. more
Writers Levi Romero and Robert Arellano share a passion for culture and education, a deep-rooted connection to Northern New Mexico and a decades-long friendship. Romero is from the Embudo … more
Levi Romero is assistant professor in the Chicana and Chicano Studies department at the University of New Mexico. His most recent book is "Sagrado: A Photopoetics Across the Chicano … more
The mountains above El Valle amass columns of clouds, but in a low-lying pasture near the home of author William deBuys, 70, four horses graze peacefully, oblivious to the … 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
All good things come to an end, they say. So it is with this year's National Poetry Month series at the Society of the Muse of the Southwest, aka SOMOS.This year's celebration concludes … 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
The Society of the Muse of the Southwest was founded in 1983 to support the literary arts in a town better known for painting and sculpture. After 36 years, SOMOS is more vital and active than ever ... 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
This year's theme is "Migration." The Grand Finale is Saturday (Oct. 13) at the Taos Community Auditorium. Lineup includes James Navé, Minton Sparks, Debra Ehrhardt and Cisco Guevara. more
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