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The Paseo: Pt. 2

Out of this world – Space, both inner and outer – is the theme for this year’s Paseo Project Festival, a return to the full on original vision Matt Thomas and Agnes Chavez had when they birthed the concept in 2014.

The Paseo. Pt. 1: Janet Webb

Janet is no stranger to the L.A. Art Scene, having grown up there and come of age during the Sixties as the Scene was exploding into the Zeitgeist it would become a part of; a creative tidal wave that swept the planet.

Hot Summer, Shree Yoga

We learn the same lessons until they become the fiber of our being, and we’re off on another exploration, beginning fresh. This is one of the big cheeses of the yoga program: find a boundary, examine it, taste it, swallow it whole as you supersede it, and lovingly move forward.

Paseo Project’s Acequia Aqui

As if getting ready for the biggest Paseo yet were not enough to chew on, the Paseo peeps have loaded up their proverbial plates with even more! Paseo Project’s 2018 festival explores SPACE – both inner and outer space.

TravelNewMexico x Visit Taos Photo Contest

We are thrilled to announce we have teamed up with TravelNewMexico on Instagram to host the Visit Taos Photo Contest! 

The Couse Foundation’s Preservation Mission

The Taos Society of Artists was founded in 1915 and although it disbanded in 1927, the art and artists associated with it, continue to inform Taos’ reputation as an Art Colony.The group grew to include 12 active members and several more associate and honorary members including Joseph Henry Sharp as the founder of the Society.

Taos’ Mystical Splendor Inspires an Active Glamping Experience

Native ceremonies, active adventures, luxurious tents, boho vintage trailers, and indulgent farm to table crafted meals. Experience Taos by connecting to nature. Enjoy outdoor yoga and energizing hikes that meet the mystical Sangre De Cristo mountains. Come slow down and nurture your soul through Taos’ landscape. Connect to your body while indulging in luxury glamping.

Work by Women: Erin Currier

I don’t recall how or where I first met Erin Currier, but I’ve been looking at her work since her first show in Taos at the old South Side Bean. Erin Currier’s critically acclaimed traveling show, La Frontera opens at the Harwood Museum of Art on February 10th, in conjunction with Work by Women.

Work by Women: Maye Torres

The Harwood Museum show, Work by Women, would not be complete  without the inclusion of one Taosena in particular. Graphite drawings so classical and intricate, it was hard to believe they were made by a modern hand. Learn about the highly accomplished Taos artist; Maye Torres, and why locals call her a “national treasure”.

Work by Women: Zoe Zimmerman

Zoe Zimmerman is another amazing addition to the Work By Women show a the Harwood Museum. Living in her art, her camera almost never leaves her side. From studio skills to out door in the moment shots, Zimmerman captivates her audience with her photos. Her singular vision spots things that most miss, creating spectacular art.

Work By Women: Anita Rodriguez

Anita Rodriguez was born and raised here in Taos. An accomplished painter and award-winning writer, she had a head start in the Arts, having had a mother who was an incredibly talented water colorist, who in fact came to Taos to paint.

Get Shanked

Rachel’s cuts are not for the faint of heart. Highly stylized and conceptual, her cutting techniques have been honed over years of continuing education with Vidal Sassoon, and the precision, attention to detail and sharp, sleek looks coming out of her chair are definitely for the more Fashion Forward among us.

The Lightning Field

Located in the remote High Desert of New Mexico at an elevation of 7,200 feet above sea level, the poles which are two inches in diameter and around 20 feet high, are spaced 220 feet apart and have solid pointed tips that define a horizontal plane.Hard to get to, difficult to find.

Southwest Wellness Celebrates 420

April is usually a slow time up here in Taos, but not this year! WEED Day is an unofficial celebration dedicated to cannabis that is marked in various locations around the world every year. People gather to smoke or consume marijuana together, often using the occasion to push for the legalization of the drug.

Twirl’s 4th Annual Invent Event

As if providing the best playspace and toy shop for miles around was not enough, since taking on their non-profit status, Twirl has become a true force in our midst! Empowering the children of our community with knowledge gained via creativity and play, their 4th Annual Invent Event will take place on Saturday April 28th from 12 – 4pm at Enos Garcia Elementary School

6 Reasons Taos is a Dream Come True for Foodies

We know better than anyone that wandering dozens of galleries, hiking and biking our jaw dropping trails and soaking in more than one thousand years of history can work up a serious appetite. Luckily, Taos is home to more than 60 independently-owned restaurants offering something for everyone, from the casual diner to the culinary connoisseur. .

5 Things To Do In Taos During Spring Break

Looking for a spring break getaway?Taos has it all, plus great weather, and when it comes to traveling with kids, this is as good as it gets, especially at this time of year. But chances are, you already know this and have your flight booked, lodging arrangements set, and are now counting the hours.

Taos Lamppost Banner 2018 Artists

Join us in celebrating the Taos is Art Lamppost Banner Artists and Taos Plaza Invites at Town Hall on Friday,… Read more »

Running and Biking Races in Taos

Taos’ Line-Up of Summer Bike Events and Trail Runs for the Adventure Traveler.

Robert Cafazzo’s Ranchos Treasure Trove

  Stepping inside the centuries old building that houses the Two Graces Gallery in Ranchos de Taos, one feels as if one… Read more »

Taos School of Music

June 17 – August 5, 2018
Over 50 years of preparing young masters for the world stage and bringing superb performances to chamber music lovers.

Taos Blue On Bent Street

Locals too, know that they can find unique gifts here, with no need to look anywhere else, be it for a wedding, birthday, anniversary or Christmas gift.

7 Best Reasons To Get Married In Taos Ski Valley

As Taos Ski Valley gets ready to open for the Season, I thought it a perfect opportunity to share this post. The third… Read more »

All Souls Day At The Martinez Hacienda

Long a tradition in these parts, All Saints and All Souls Day are observed with ritual and prayer as October comes to an end and November heralds the advent of Winter.

Queen of the Mountain

Elisabeth Brownell arrived in Taos in 1962, shortly after meeting Taos Ski Valley founder Ernie Blake at a Chicago Ski Convention, where she’d come from Milwaukee to work at the German Consulate.

Chokola:From Bean To Bar and Beyond

One of Taos’ best kept secrets is about to be a secret no more! This chocolate, much like a fine wine, is to be savoured not inhaled.

Anais Rumfelt At The Harwood

108 Crows was what came directly out of my drawing challenge. A friend wanted me to paint a crow, so I did. And then another. And then another.

Paul O’Connor’s Infinite Eye

Born and raised in Santa Monica, California, Paul O’Connor has lived in Taos with his wife Tizia since 1989. Known for his portraits of… Read more »

7 Best Reasons To Have A Taos Wedding

There are several good reasons to have a destination wedding, especially one here in the Land Of Enchantment, where a sunny day is a virtual given.

Woman Solo

Honestly, I’m still pinching myself that I was able to find as much help as I did in a place where I didn’t know anyone. Taos angels are real!!”

Sonya Davis At The Harwood

Behind the scenes at The Harwood Museum of Art, a few women are very busy making sure everything runs like a well oiled machine.

Shemai Kamala Rodriguez At The Harwood

Shemai is the Manager of Marketing, Media and Memberships and brings her own deep New Mexican roots and incredible professionalism to her position.

Real Men Wear Pink And Drink Rose’

I’ll begin with the wine, which is where he began, on his way to becoming one of the most inspiring entrepreneurial restaurateurs in Taos

Reto Messmer At Envision

Jimmy Murray’s Envision and Georgia Gersh’s Magpie are next door neighbors and on Saturday evening, you will be treated to… Read more »

Dr. Richard Tobin At The Harwood Museum

The Harwood Museum of Art may be a centenarian but the new energy sweeping through its venerable hallways and galleries is deserving of our attention.

Jayne Schell At The Harwood

The museum is actively engaged with the community in regards to our children; their education and their future.

KOKO Does More Than Coffee

In a town not lacking in great coffee (we rival Seattle and NYC in my opinion), I’d had my share of excellent beans that day, not least of which, the one’s I’d brewed at home upon waking.

Taos Spice Merchants

We currently have over 200 spices, salts and blends. We have a large curry selection and numerous whole chili pods from both Southeast Asia and Latin America as well.

Where There’s Smoke There’s Common Fire

As we talked about the changes Common Fire has gone through, it became clear to me that Andy Lynch is not only on his game, but also ahead of his time.

Paseo Project Party

It’s that time of year again! The PASEO  Project is back – a smaller version this year – centered on… Read more »

UP & Over 10K Trail Run

Between scaling steep ski slopes to jogging through aspen groves, mountain trail runs challenge participants with hard breathing climbs and free… Read more »

Music And More On The Mountain

In Taos Ski Valley where the elevation soars and temperatures plunge, you can enjoy a break from intense heat and humidity and a chance to enjoy an inspiring setting and majestic vistas.

Bill Curry On Both Sides Of The Lens

Bill Curry, he’s dined with paupers and kings, appeared in countless editorial and ad campaigns, on TV and in Film, yet he’s as unaffected as it gets.

Coyota’s Magic Tamales

There are tamales and there are tamales. But nobody makes tamales like Coyota  –  tamales unlike any you have tasted before, filled with magic and memory.

Joan Severance For Fandango 2017

Joan Severance is helping to promote Fandango 2017, the annual Gala event to benefit Taos Historic Museums. Book signing by Joan, raffle and buffet.

Tim Woolridge At The Sagebrush Inn

It was perfection; medium rare, finished with the compound butter and served with julienne vegetables and a baked potato. Easily enough for two and at an unbelievable $17.95, the best kept secret in town. But not for long.

100 Things To Do In Taos

Spend an evening at the annual Taos Pueblo Pow Wow. (second weekend of July) *Hot Tip: Join in with the dancers in an informal ‘Round Dance’

July 4th At Taos Ski Valley

Experience a high altitude, Alpine Independence Day at Taos Ski Valley, on the Mountain, where the air is fresh and clean, cooled by evergreen breezes.

Adapted Sports Clinics

Cycling – Sitting Volleyball – Kayaking Clinics When: 11:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday, April 22, 2017 Where: Taos Charter School and… Read more »

Our Lady Of Mercy

Miguel Martinez was born and raised in Taos. The influence of women underlies all of the artist’s work and it’s not… Read more »

Cherie Burns Goes Diving For Starfish

Cherie was leaving for NYC the following morning and had a million things on her agenda, but kindly took time out to talk to me about her new book, Diving For Starfish.

William Coupon At DAFA

From paupers to Presidents, William Coupon has shot them all. And he’s lived to tell the stories. I remember William Coupon… Read more »

Art and Chocolate Plus Three Golden Tickets

A Tasty Fundraiser for The PASEO in Taos When: 5:00PM to 7:00PM on Friday, February 10, 2017 Where: Chokola on… Read more »

Hacienda del Sol

Blog courtesy of taoStyle.net In the era of airbnb, it’s easy to forget about the fabulous Bed and Breakfast Inns… Read more »

The Apartment On Dona Luz

Blog courtesy of taoStyle – Read more at www.taoStyle.net On the corner of Dona Luz, across from the Guadalupe Church,… Read more »

ACEQ

      If you are planning on skiing Taos this winter, don’t miss ACEQ in the village of Arroyo… Read more »

Bookends

As 2016 draws to a close, I find myself reflecting on the shattering impact this year has had on so… Read more »

The Gift of Giving With Claireworks

  Giving it back or paying it forward, tithing is living according to the Golden Rule that says the Universe… Read more »

Manzanita Market

If the Manzanita Market looks familiar, it’s because this little apple didn’t fall very far from the tree. Manzanita Market… Read more »

Three’s A Charm At Wilder Nightingale

Winner of the 2016 American Art Awards for Best Gallery in New Mexico, Wilder Nightingale Fine Art is home to several talented artists.

Aventura

Aventura’s vests, jackets and coats are as much about function as they are about form; cocooning the body with the cozy warmth of a favorite blanket.

Winter In Taos

  I thought these pictures, by Bill Curry, of Patricia Michaels in winter with her partner James, were the perfect segue from Robert… Read more »

Chokola

Mousse and bon bons aside, the emphasis at Chokola is definitely on the in-house production of the chocolate they make from the ethically sourced aforementioned beans.

Chocolate and Cashmere

Haleigh Palmer, the owner of Golightly Cashmere, available exclusively online or at her two retail outlets, Chocolate and Cashmere in… Read more »

Michelle’s

Michelle McIntosh was born in Santa Monica and brought up in Malibu, Taos, Maysville, Kentucky (where her mother Ellie is… Read more »

Twirl, A Play and Discovery Space

Twirl is housed in a sprawling 150 year old adobe building in the heart of the Historical District in Taos…. Read more »

Robert Mirabal

When I contacted Robert earlier this week regarding this profile piece on him, I asked if he had anything specific… Read more »

Dennis Hopper’s Taos Legacy

“I was born in Dodge City, Kansas, on a farm, in 1936. I followed the light changing on the horizon”… Read more »

Paul O’Connor

2014 was a great year for Paul O’Connor. His acclaimed book Taos Portraits won in three categories including Best Book… Read more »

Lenny Foster

There’s a serene stillness that permeates Lenny’s work which is not surprising given that he views his photography as part… Read more »

Agnes Chavez

Agnes Chavez is a Cuban-American multi-media artist and educator. Her work and vision is at the core of Taos’ celebrated,… Read more »

Auromesa

Tizia O’Connor’s Auromesa is an Ayurvedic Haven on Hondo Mesa.

Taos Blue

Taos Blue celebrates 27 years on Bent Street this month!

Roberto Ugalde

The Michael McCormick Gallery has a new addition to its already impressive stable of artists.

El Caballero

Traditionally Caballero (translated from the Spanish), means a Knight or a gentleman, but here in the Land of Enchantment it also refers to an exceptional horseman.

A Season of Magic

Farolitas are lit all through town and if we are lucky, a light dusting of snow will grace us with picture postcard beauty.

Luminarias or Farolitos?

Luminarias or Farolitos? No matter what you decide to call them, firelight is a major theme for the Holidays in the Land Of Enchantment!

Nancy Laupheimer

Nancy’s considerable musical experience continues to inform her own creative passage and the uniqueness of Taos Chamber Music Group’s programming.

Angus MacDonald

Angus MacDonald’s story reads like a novel. Born and raised in Marfa, Texas before Donald Judd arrived and staked out the town’s Art cred,

Earthships: Taos Born and Bred

When Reynolds first came to Taos in 1969, fresh out of architecture school, there were only a few paved roads and a Piggly Wiggly grocery store on the Plaza.

Paseo à deux

Inspired and inspiring, these two remarkable members of our vibrant Art Community, Agnes Chavez and J Matthew Thomas have gifted Taos.

Chris Maher’s Not So Secret Suppers

The founder of one of Taos’ best eateries, a working actor and a world-class chef, Chris is another reason Taos is so special.

Taos Takes Manhattan

And Patricia Michael’s unique vision is right on time in an era when Fashion more than ever before, celebrates individuality.

An Afternoon with Dean Stockwell

Rumor has it when Dennis was looking for a ranch to buy after making Easy Rider, it was Dean who suggested he look in Taos.

Richard Spera and J.Matthew Thomas

A native New Yorker, Richard graduated from Cornell University’s Hotel and Restaurant School before creating and managing several successful restaurants in the City.

The Love Apple

This beautiful, chic young mother and entrepreneur, grew up here in Taos and managed the highly acclaimed Joseph’s Table, before opening The Love Apple.

El Monte Sagrado Resort & Spa

A vaulted dining space off the lobby boasted a five-star culinary experience, but the space that really got people talking was the bar.

Zoe Zimmerman

Born in New York City, for all her years here, Zoe couldn’t shake the NY vibe if she tried, but Taos is where her heart is.

Amber In The Red Dress | Taos Youth Ballet

Amber Vasquez is a true Taos Treasure. An accomplished dancer and choreographer, Amber is the Founder and Director of the Taos Youth Ballet.

Palacio de Marquesa – A Change of Scenery

The Palacio de Marquesa is in high demand for travelers to Taos, and rightly so. I left feeling pampered and rejuvenated.

Taos Ghost Tours – Melody Romancito

Taos with its long and often fraught history is most definitely haunted and Melody is happy to show you exactly where these wraiths prefer to hang out.

Kristian Moore’s Letherwerks

Google him and you’ll have an “aha” moment. He’s appeared in many major motion pictures and films made for TV; Moore is the epitome of a working actor.

The Historic Taos Inn

Home to The Adobe Bar and the famed Doc Martin’s Restaurant, The “Inn” as it is affectionately referred to by locals, is an historical landmark in Taos.

Pärcht Bottle Shop and Bites

Speaking of interactive, we quickly got down to business on some of those Bites. First up, arugula/pear/ricotta with honey. Then charcuterie, cheese, cornichons, caperberries.

This Ain’t No Disco

Taos Mesa Brewing’s original location (dubbed the “Mother Ship” by its owners), is housed in an old, converted airplane hangar, four miles east of the bridge on 64., and has been one of the hippest hangouts in Taos since opening in 2012.

Dennis Hopper Days

When Dennis Hopper passed away just a couple of weeks after his 74th birthday in May 2010, American Pop Culture lost one of its greatest iconoclastic figureheads.

Taos Pow Wow | In the Buffalo Pasture

The Annual Taos Pow Wow is an incredible celebration of culture and tradition which brings together people of all the nations on this Turtle Island.

Angelisa Espinoza – Heritage Inspirations

It is her love of geology, history and culture that sets her apart, and make her tours memorable.

Clinton Joseph Murphy – Shree Yoga

Shree Yoga Taos has a roster of incredible Yoga instructors aside from Suki and Genevieve, both of whom you have met here today meet Clinton Joseph Murphy.

‘Tis The Season To Shop

Substance is the go to boutique in Taos for stylish women who crave the latest fashion trends. Substance offers a… Read more »

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