Arroyo Seco Live invites everyone to come to the village and experience the last artisan Makers Market of the year in the new Seco Space this Sunday, October 10, starting at noon. There will be artists, vendors, food, libations, as well as a new lowrider on display, as part of the Low and Slow exhibit. At 4:30 p.m., there will be free live music featuring Taos Pueblo’s own PO.10.CEE, Native American bluesman CW Ayon, and Danza Azteca de Anahuac in celebration of Indigenous People’s Day. Visit secolive.org for more information.
"Songs to Water," is the title of Tizia O'Connor's upcoming show at the Bareiss Gallery this weekend. O'Connor is a well-known Ayurvedic practitioner here in Taos, but is also a talented artist who works with Japanese ink-wash techniques. "Songs to Water" by Tizia O'Connor opens at the Bareiss Gallery this Saturday, October 9, from 4 to 7 pm, with live music. The show will remain up through October 21, by appointment. Call 575 776-4263 for more information.
Local literary organization, Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS), will be hosting the 21st annual Taos Storytelling Festival on Saturday (Oct. 9) at 108 Civic Plaza Drive. The festival will include three events – a writing workshop, a community story swap and a storytelling Grand Slam cash prize competition. The judges include David McDonnell, Cisco Guevara and Sarah Malone. The writing workshop is limited to 25 participants. Tickets are $25 for SOMOS Members and $35 non-members. Students 18 and under are free. “StorySLAM” admission is $8 for SOMOS members and $10 for non-members. Students aged 18 and younger can attend for free. For more information, call SOMOS at (575) 758-0081.
This weekend, October 9 from 5– 8 p.m., Greg Moon Art will host a reception for his late father, Marvin Moon’s (1934-2020) retrospective, “Retro-Moon.” The show will encompass Moon Snr.’s seven-decade career in illustration, fine art, and academia. Visit gregmoonart.com for details.
Thursday, Oct. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Stables Gallery at the Taos Center for the Arts, 133 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, there is an opening exhibit of art from the private collection of Günther Nachtrab the owner of Atelier 751, a contemporary art gallery opened during the 90s. The exhibit includes prints from artists with a Taos connection, national and international artists. A percentage of all sales from this exhibit will be donated to the Taos Center for the Art. Visit tcataos.org. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.