Stories from this issue
With winter comes the joy and adventure of skiing and boarding; fragrant wisps of cedar and piñon smoke snaking from chimneys; deep red from ristras peeking out from under a blanket of fresh snow; steaming bowls of posole and sweet biscochitos; farolito-lit walkways; and historic folk dramas reminding us of the meaning of the season.
Taoseños are known for getting people to gather for events and causes, and in no other time of year is that more true than during the winter holidays. No matter what is going on in the outside …
Test your Santa knowledge in this fun 10-question quiz!
When people are asked the age-old question, “What do you want for Christmas?” many respond with a material item or two, or money. Some, in honesty, say “good health,” …
From an epic train ride to ornament making, Taos has a number of festive activities to have some Christmas fun with your children and relive holiday magic through your child’s eyes.
Here is …
Taking action to benefit those less fortunate is a year-round need across town, the country and around the world. The holiday season, however, tends to enhance the plight of others often causing a …
Had your fill of "A Christmas Story" this season? Maybe the kids are even done with "Frosty the Snowman" and "Elf" for another year. If so, then you're in luck as — in true Hollywood form …
Taos is art, and that includes music and performance. Taos is also about tradition. Put all of that together and you get holiday- and inspirationally themed events unlike any …
Once the riflemen signal the birth of Christ, they part the crowd to allow passage for the procession featuring a statue of the Virgin Mary hoisted high upon a dais.
From Dec. 16 through 24, Las Posadas is performed over the nine consecutive nights before Christmas. Las Posadas are held in different churches and parishes around Taos as well as select private homes.
The longtime local favorite Christmas play “Los Pastores,” which revolves around the shepherds’ journey to Bethlehem in search of the baby Jesus, delivers on good will...
This 17th annual inspirational gathering of many faiths takes place at St. James Episcopal Church, 208 Camino de Santiago, Taos on Dec. 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
In the past, during my parents' early years, people celebrated Christmas in a very different way than we do today. It was a time for worship, people getting ready for the coming of the Messiah, Christ our King.
The common history of the biscochito begins in Spain, where they are apply known as mantecados — manteca means lard. Conquistadors brought the treat with them in the 16th century.
Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado have always had a steady stream of folk scholars across the ages. These scholars have acted as beacons and cultural consciences for the settlers in this …
For 15 years, we've been publishing 'Taos Aglow' – a guide that celebrates the unique holiday spirit in Taos. This year we've selected Seamus Berkeley for the cover. Find Taos Aglow magazine in this week's edition!