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Courtesy photoFollow the Threads owner-artist Marci Leibowitz is a self-identified 'fashion stylist, fiber artiste and fashionista.'

Venue offers style for decor, fashion

An eclectic event is happening Saturday (July 20) that is sure to spark creative flair out of monsoonal doldrums. It's a fashion show and art opening at Follow the Threads Gallery on Ledoux Street. …
Courtesy photoImage maker Jeff Baker

What do you see through a viewfinder?

"The basic material of photographs is not intrinsically beautiful. It's not like ivory or tapestry or bronze or oil on canvas. You're not supposed to look at the thing, you're supposed …
Courtesy photoTaking part in the Wild Rivers Plein Air Festival offers a chance for artists to get out into the breathtaking scenery of northern Taos County, at sites such as the Río Grande Gorge.

Painters flock to Questa for festival

Questa's premier painting event, the Wild Rivers Plein Air Festival, brings extraordinary painting and art-related opportunities to participants and locals alike through this weekend. The festival, …
Tempo Music
Tina Larkin/The Taos NewsTina Collins, right, and Quetzal Jordan, left and are Tina & Her Pony

Wickedly paradoxical duo

Rich vocal harmonies, lush instrumentation and soulful lyrics define Tina & Her Pony. The last time the duo rode through town was November 2017 when they played a show at Taos Mesa Brewing at the …
The Mrs are four Austin women: Andra Liemandt (drums/vocals), Jenny Mason (bass/vocals), Mandy Prater (guitar/vocals),and Larissa Ness (keyboard/vocals).

The Mrs loves to push boundaries

The Mrs is an Austin-based, all-woman, alt-rock band that aims to have a lot of fun while sending out a message of hope and positivity. The band started a little over five years ago …
Recording artists and award-winning New Mexico band Red Wine will perform at the Gran Baile Saturday night (July 20) at Taos Plaza.

Music is the heart of Fiestas

The Fiestas de Taos was plunged into sadness at learning of the death of Ernestine Romero. The popular Tejano-style entertainer was to have headlined the Gran Baile of the Fiestas …
Tempo Culture
Members of the Fiestas de Taos 2018 Royal Court make their last public appearance at the Taos Retirement Village Wednesday (July 17).

Fiestas fun at the Taos Retirement Village

The 2018 Taos Fiesta La Reina Alicia Marie Romero and her Princesas Jazmine Medrano and Angelica Gonzales enjoyed their last public appearance before the new queen and her court were introduced …

Taos Star Guide

The sun moves from the sign of Cancer and into the sign of Leo late Monday (July 22). The Delta Aquarid meteor showers continue ...
Co-director Lynn Hamrick is also a well-known documentary filmmaker.

One night, three short comedies

The cliché about working with a group of unruly and differing people being like "herding cats" might apply to the local theater community — that is until seasoned theater pros …
Tempo Film
Young Simba is presented to The Lion King's followers in the new film directed by Jon Favreau. Simba is voiced as a cub by J.D. McCrary and as an adult by Donald Glover.

Now showing in Taos: ‘The Lion King’

Disney’s new version of “The Lion King” directed by Jon Favreau opens like the 1994 animated musical, setting the stage with an uplifting vocal of “Nants' Ingonyama” ...
Kaya Scodelario stars in the action-thriller 'Crawl' from director Alexandre Aja.

Now showing in Taos: 'Crawl'

Is it an allegory? That was the first question that popped into my mind after watching the super-suspenseful "Crawl."
Jack Reynor and Florence Pugh in a scene from Ari Aster's new horror film, 'Midsommar.'

Now showing in Taos: ‘Midsommar’

Writer-director Ari Aster has made quite a name for himself in a short amount of time for twisting the horror genre on its head. First with the unnerving “Hereditary” ...
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Poet Arthur Sze's first reading of 'The Willow Wind' was at the then-Harwood Foundation in 1972, now Harwood Museum.

The magic of Arthur Sze's words

The third annual Taos Writers Conference, hosted by the Society of the Muse of the Southwest, is robust, including a selection of five one-day intensives on Friday (July 12). On …
Taos poet Ariana Kramer

Poets illuminate their inner universes

Two poets are set to take listeners on a verbal journey through the wilds of their imaginations. A poetry reading by Paula J. Lambert and Ariana Kramer is planned Saturday (June 29), 7 …
Environmental journalist Laura Paskus photographed at Acoma Pueblo, N.M.

Are we at the environmental precipice?

For the past 17 years, Laura Paskus has worked as an environmental journalist. Her job is to pay attention to water, forests, climate change and energy issues in New Mexico. She is …

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