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Tempo Arts
Fine art

Japanese scroll paintings on view

I cut my artist teeth (literally sometimes) on Japanese scroll painting as a child, so my heart skips a beat when I see Asian imagery, though there's precious little to …
Fine art

Cavalcade of creatives

The PASEO Festival, co-founded by J. Matt Thomas and Agnes Chavez in 2014, has become a joyfully anticipated fixture on the Taos calendar.Pecha Kucha Taos, co-organized by Thomas and …
Fine art

The PASEO: The final frontier

You're probably not familiar with the name Jake Garn. A Utahn, he represented his state for 20 years in the United States Senate and, as a member of the 1985 Discovery space shuttle …
Tempo Music
Music

The official PASEO after-party

Sidecar Tommy Cappel plays drums and keys for the innovative group, Beats Antique. "I have only been to Taos to play music. I'm brought to Taos to entertain people, and every time …
Music

PASEO sound experience

Space is the theme of this year's PASEO Festival. Inner space. Outer space. Personal space. Social space. All kinds of space.I sat down with Agnes Chavez, PASEO Artistic Director and Education …
Entertainment

The rundown in Taos

Everybody knows The PASEO is taking a big piece of the spotlight this week in town, but there are a lot of other things happening too. Here's a brief rundown of what's going on. For more, of course, pick up a copy of Tempo magazine inside today's edition of The Taos News ...
Tempo Culture
Theater

The funny side of getting older

The Dixon Community Players will present "Mid-life! The Crisis Musical" Friday and Saturday (Sept. 14-15) at 7 p.m., and Sunday (Sept. 16) at 2 p.m. The performance directed by Holly …
Nature

Tales in a tree

The study of tree rings has led to insightful discoveries about the history of people and places. Dr. Tom Swetnam is an expert in using tree rings to learn about environmental and …

A Swine Story: Learning the cycle of life at the County Fair

Every night before 10-year-old Alexia Martinez goes to bed, she says, "Goonight Jimmy Dean. I love you!" to the pig she has been caring for all summer. Twice a day, she has been taking him on walks …
Tempo Film
Movies

Movie review: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

‘Crazy Rich Asians” is both a romantic comedy about the ridiculously nutty interactions among family members gathered for a wedding in Singapore and a commentary about ridiculously wealthy people who aren’t Americans.
Film

Movie review: 'The Meg'

A movie like “The Meg” doesn’t come along often, and when it does you might wish you could somehow un-see Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws,” so it could be new all over again.

Oh, bother

There is not a lot of mystery over what the new film "Christopher Robin" wants to leave with its audience as they exit the theater. But, what does seem mysterious is who that …
Tempo Books

A place for words

The Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS) is securing its place in Taos, a place where words matter, because words can change worlds.An unexpected bequest to SOMOS received in …

SOMOS launches fundraiser with big word party

You have one day left to purchase a ticket for a great cause. On Sunday, August 19, SOMOS partners with The Taos News  for a Heading HomeWORD Party and invites the Taos community to …
Literary arts

Last roundup in Taos

Saturday (Aug. 4) at 3 p.m. SOMOS will host poetry readings from Jim Harris and Peter Mladinic. Admission is free.Harris has been the director of the Lea County Museum in Lovington …