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All humans are creators. It's not something we just do on Saturdays, or when we graduate from art school or retire from the 9-to-5 grind. Every human being, indeed, all life itself, is one big bang of nonstop, emerging, engaging, intensifying and expressive creativity. 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
Nancy Laupheimer, Director of the Taos Chamber Music Group, offers the community this video as a bit of relief in these times: more
For five years, musicologist Claire Detels has presented a Great Women Composers concert here in Taos in celebration of March as Women's History Month. This year's sixth concert, under the auspices of Taos Soundscapes, was planned for Saturday (March 21), but has been canceled in light of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus. It is the first time Taos Soundscapes has ever canceled a concert. more
'Music is the balm that we can turn to when the world seems to be spinning out of control: offering solace, inspiration and even exultation," said Taos Chamber Music Group director and flutist Nancy Laupheimer, in introducing the next program of TCMG's 2019-20's season. more
It’s not every day that jazz drummers form a drummers’ ensemble to spotlight one another’s abilities. But that is exactly what legendary drummer Albert “Tootie” Heath has designed. more
The sounds of traditional New Mexican string music and rich folk tunes filled Taos Community Auditorium on Saturday (Feb. 29) as community members enjoyed the Living Room Concert featuring Lone Piñon. Taos Center for the Arts launched the Living Room Concerts on Feb. 6 in hopes of highlighting emerging singer-songwriters. more
Although Eliza Gilkyson released "Calling All Angels" in 1987, the lyrics still ring true today. Gilkyson, the Austin-based folk musician, is the daughter of songwriter and fellow folk singer Terry Gilkyson. Her brother is guitarist Tony Gilkyson, who played with the legendary Los Angeles-based bands Lone Justice and X. more
Power plays, sexual politics, abuses of power, cults of personality played out for a fickle public -- it all sounds like a scene ripped from today's headlines. But George Frideric Handel's "Agrippina" premiered at the Teatro San Giovanni Crisostomo in Venice in 1709. Without changing a word, it fits right into a modern setting. more
The only challenge to hosting the Lat'in Go party at Taos Mesa Brewing, according to Jayson Wylie, is "where to fit all the dancers." He's the director of brewing operations and president at TMB, and for years he's been working with percussionist Ricky Carlini, the promoter of the event and member of the party headliner, Concepto Tambor. more
New Mexico has a rich tradition of folk music, and the members of Lone Piñon have devoted considerable time to learning it. more
The Taos Center for the Arts (TCA) launched its new Living Room Concerts series on Feb. 6 with rising folk, Americana star Kelly Hunt and violinist Stas Heaney. The sold-out concert, attended by 85 people, was a great success with the rapt audience filling the Encore Gallery, 145 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, and listening carefully as Hunt and Heaney worked their musical magic. more
The delicious smorgasbord of sound from the Magic Beans are returning to Taos Mesa Brewery Friday (Feb. 21) to funk up your night and rock your soul. more
A special concert is coming to town on Monday (Feb. 24). The Taos Jewish Center worked some magic to bring Beyond the Pale, Toronto's award-winning acoustic-roots ensemble known for its unique take on klezmer, Balkan and Romanian music.… more
The Taos Center for the Arts features Kelly Hunt for its first in a series of Living Room Concerts held at the Encore Gallery. more
Taos News reporter Jesse Moya was on the scene at the Arithmetic hip-hop show at the Mothership last Friday (Jan. 31).He caught the vibe and the beats through his lens. more
Franz Schubert (1797-1828) was an Austrian composer who bridged the classical and Romantic periods of European music. He is especially known for his prolific songs, or lieder, for which he set the verse of famous poets to music. During his lifetime, the Schubertiade developed as an informal gathering in a private home of friends for the purpose of performing and celebrating Schubert's music. This tradition continues today. more
"Taos has a large hip-hop community stunted by lack of venues to support it," according to Taos Mesa Brewery co-founder, president and CEO Jayson Wylie. In response to this shortfall, on Friday (Jan. 31) at 8 pm, TMB and Neight Larcen Productions are hosting the Landon Wordswell and Roar X Arithmetic Tour, a hip-hop showcase. more
The genre-bending "cosmic Americana psychedelic rock" band Grant Farm is landing tonight at the Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership, 20 ABC Mesa Road, in El Prado. more
Texas troubadour Susan Gibson recently received a certificate from the performing rights organization Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) for three million airplays of  “Wide-Open Spaces," an anthem for women striking out on their own that became a hit for the Dixie Chicks and soared to the top of the country music charts three decades ago. She said the song she penned in her 20s is one that she needs to hear more of as she gets older – to curb the  "temptation to take less risk." more
For a small town whose main drag is just about a mile long, Red River regularly packs a musical wallop with a thriving scene of top-shelf talent, and this weekend is another instance that will not disappoint. more
Rachael Penn has a wide appreciation for musical styles. She has played everything from classical to flamenco to Middle Eastern music to her own original songs. These days it is the old-time tunes of Appalachia that have captured her heart. Penn will be performing a solo dinner show featuring fiddle, banjo and vocals this Friday (Jan. 24) from 6 to 8 p.m. at Old Martina's Hall. more
Singer-songwriter and best-selling author James Twyman is channeling the spirit of Saint Francis of Assisi in a one-man musical, "Brother Sun, Sister Moon," and he's making an appearance in Taos for one morning only, Sunday (Jan. 26), 10 a.m., at Unity of Taos, 69 Blueberry Hill Road. more
Clifton (C-Plus) Johnson and Woody Andrew, from Oklahoma City, have been playing music together for more than 20 years now, playing their original music as well as covers. They'll bring their duo Born In November this Sunday (Jan. 19) in The Taos Inn's Adobe Bar. more
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