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Bran Ghigliotty

Bran's Fancy Words

Bran is a writing student at Santa Fe University of Art and Design and Editorial Assistant at SantaFe.com.

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The Murk of Memory

"'The Pearl' spoke of loneliness, longing and and a troubled relationship to the landscape."

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Shepard Fairey Visits SFUAD

"Fairey will be working on a permanent mural on the Santa Fe University of Art and Design campus throughout the week of February 18"

Levi Ben-Shmuel

Speaking for a Wiser Life

Levi Ben-Shmuel is a Tai Chi and Kabbalah teacher, and co-creator of "Sulam Chi: A Dance of Life."

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Three Biblical Tips to Stay Sane in Our Overloaded World

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Are You Living Life as a Champion?

'Few are called to pursue an extreme sport or profession where you put your life on the line on a regular basis. But all of us are called to be true to who we are.'

Mary MacIntyre

Poetically Hungry

Mary MacIntyre writes incessantly, is an avid photographer, and a classic health food nut.

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Arthur Panaro

Sinuhe Speaks

Arthur Panaro is a psychotherapist, teacher and writer. He did 7 years of hard time on fantasy island, Manhattan, NYC, before making the jump to hyper-space in New Mexico.

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Ivory Towers and Crocodiles in the Mote

The Power Struggle Over Ideas

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Short Fiction: Untitled

'He is confused, surprised, stunned that he should have become this all powerful supplier of food...'

James Glover

Once a Day Marketing

James Glover, That Branding Guy, provides the inspiration and ideas for you to build more mindshare and capture marketshare with your customers in his Once a Day Marketing blog. Tune in often to his short, entertaining and practical marketing and branding tips and watch your organization become more successful and profitable.

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Once a Day Marketing LLC

Branding the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

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Once a Day Marketing, LLC

Enhancing Your Brand Through Transparency

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ArtBeat

Art on the Radio

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ArtBeat: February 14, 2014

"Happy V-Day!"

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ArtBeat: Febuary 7, 2014

"This week's podcast features Patina Gallery’s Ivan Barnett with Kim Alderwick and Cecile Lipworth and Jessica Montoya on behalf of One Billion Rising."

Greta Chapin McGill

Santa Fe Fashion and Style

Greta is an artist, writer and renaissance woman

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Mantra LIfestyle Bazaar Trunk Show

'The City Different is and always will be a welcoming, special place for entrepreneurial women to blossom.'

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Exhibition of the Work of New Mexico Artist Judy Chicago

"This exhibition is a small intensely personal encounter with the artist."

José Smith

The Beans & Chile

José Smith is a writer, stay-at-home dad and fiend of excellent essays.

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The Spectacle of Fiestas

"Fiestas, absorbed through the senses of a child, is the essence of the spectacle."

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The Skinny on Zozobra 2013

'We held our kids close, assuring them all was gonna be okay, their eyes ripe with wonder and awe.'

Tom Maguire

Culture Vulture

Tom Maguire is a musician, arts supporter and a guy who travels the Southwest in a 13’ Scamp trailer, because he couldn’t figure out how the tent poles went together.

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Architectural Plagiarism? Iraqi Architect Zaha Hadid’s China Syndrome

"We should wage this war without surrender, for ideas are what have created and shaped our society and we should treasure them, honor them and protect them."

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Cello Denied Frequent Flyer Miles

"Musican and his cello battle with airlines..."

Georgia the Dog

Ask Georgia

Advice for humans and critters from a dog's eye view.

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Ask Georgia

'My wife and I are wondering how things are going with the new dog Sofie.'

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When Harry Met Sofie

'Look, I was adopted. You were adopted.'

Dirk Gray

Stars and Gripes

Dirk Gray attended New Mexico Military Institute and is a Chaplain for the 47th New Mexico Honor Guard, providing Military Funeral Honors. Contact him with questions at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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New Services for Veterans

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Welcome to Veteran Specialists

'Veteran Specialists is a planning service designed to meet the needs of Active Duty and Veteran military personnel at key moments of their lives.'

Lynn Cline

Gourmet Girl

Lynn Cline is a former food editor and the author of two books – Romantic Days and Nights in Santa Fe and Literary Pilgrims: The Santa Fe and Taos Writers' Colonies, 1915-1950. She also loves to cook, when not dining out.

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Easter Eats Around the World

However you celebrate Easter, you'll most likely enjoy a feast of foods that have come down through the ages and traveled the globe, crossing cultures and countries...

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Santa Fe’s Spring Cuisine

Joe's Burger Week, A Taste of Italy, new life for a Harvey House & more

Polly White

Santa Fe Business Musings

Polly White is a local business owner, active community member and astronomy geek.

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Social Media Getting Started Guide

"Don’t think you have to spend many hours a week on this, but you do need to keep a steady presence"

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Conditions are Great for Going Solar in New Mexico

"People are making their own power all over the state"

Eric Davis

The Way I See Things

Eric Davis is rebel, a renaissance man, a racounteur, and a philosopher of little or no consequence.

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Having my first child at 52

Who’s Your Daddy? Part Five

Lost in a world of baby toys, diapers and a much-younger wife, while trying to retain my sanity.

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Lost in a world of baby toys, diapers and a much-younger wife, while trying to retain my sanity

Who’s Your Daddy? Part Four

April 15, 2013.

Casey St. Charnez

Media Rare

Casey St. Charnez has been video editor for Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide since 1986 and buyer for Lisa Harris' Video Library since 1981. He likes Lisa, cats, crosswords, and the Metropolitan Opera, probably in that order.

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‘The Big Show’ Oscar Prediction Show and Contest: A Predilection for Prediction

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Star Wars in Navajo, Finally in Santa Fe

'I don’t know how to say “May The Force be with you” in Diné…but I shall find out soon.'

Staci Golar

Culture Junkie

Staci Golar is a writer, artist and fan of the Welsh village name Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrob-wllllantysiliogogogoch.

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Local Treasures

Our Lady of Guadalupe

"How 'Our Lady' Became a Potent Symbol of Santa Fe"

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Pueblo Feast Days Throughout New Mexico Fill Body and Spirit

"...it’s a quintessential New Mexican experience..."

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‘Teddy Bears’: A Film Review

'With a comedic twist surrounding Andrew, Dave and Owen’s lust for love, this film leaves you with a direct yet complex question: What do you really want and are you willing to go after it?'

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‘Funeral Kings’: A Film Review

"This film awakens the young soul within and dares you to take the next step"

Todd Eric Lovato

Fox in a Forest

Todd Eric Lovato is a Santa Fe native, the managing editor of SantaFe.com, an award-winning musician and an overfed, long-haired leaping gnome.

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SFPD: 76-year-old Points Gun at Student on Prep Campus, Goes to Jail

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SFPD Rescues Abused Alligator or Some People are Stupider Than Their Pets

"If you're moronic enough to think owning a pet alligator in Santa Fe is a perfectly good idea, you're probably too stupid to take care of it properly."

Susan Tungate

Information and Inspiration Under Santa Fe Skies

Susan Tungate is a writer, intrepid traveler, blogger and writing teacher.

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M&M’s as Moments

'Notice the moments that shine out at you and grab your attention.'

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News Flash: Government Shuts Down, Leaves Keep on Turning

Marc Choyt

Ornamentation Without Exploitation

Marc Choyt is an activist fair trade jeweler, journalist and author of an upcoming book about business, circle and blessing: 'The Circle Manifesto.'

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Howling Against The Triple Bottom Line

'Human beings are not greater or more important than other species, or even the elements that keep us alive. All that is, is essential for the whole. '

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Over Our Dead Salmon: Bristol Bay, DeBeers and Ethical Jewelry

'For those considering purchasing jewelry, support only those jewelers who can honestly answer the question: Can you trace your gold, silver platinum and gems from mine to market?'

Andrew Leo Lovato

Communication Guy

Andrew Lovato, Ph.D., is a communication professor, author and eavesdropper.

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Elvis Romero and the Cosmic White Corvette: ‘Lillianna’

A serialized novel and podcast by Andrew Leo Lovato

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Elvis Romero and the Cosmic White Corvette: ‘Trank’

A serialized novel and podcast by Andrew Leo Lovato

Patty Armstrong

Where’s My Great Career?

Patty Armstrong is a career counselor and educator on a mission to help people of all ages find careers they enjoy.

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OMG! I Am So Nervous About Interviewing!

'An interview is like an oral exam. You wouldn't take a test without preparation and you shouldn't go to an interview without having written out and reviewed likely questions and best answers...'

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It’s Not You. It’s Unregulated, Non-Standardized and Secretive Human Resources

'The field of Human Resources and its tools are in dire need of a fix.'

Melissa J White

Santa Fe Sky 365

Does Santa Fe average 300 days of sunshine a year?

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Frances Madeson

Written Word, Spoken Word

Creatively Searching for Dignity, Justice and Laughter in Unusual Places

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‘Tougher Sentencing’

'It was that emphatic "TOUGHER sentencing" that propelled me downtown this morning. I wanted to ask the folks involved about that, because my impression was that sentences were already plenty harsh.'

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Sister Sharing Circle

'Is Slavery Why Black Women Aren't Breastfeeding?” In a word, Yes.'

Dick Rosemont

The Guy In the Groove

Dick is an all-around music guy and wild shirt aficionado.

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JFK & The Beatles

Did a president's death inaugurate a musical revolution?

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Too Old To Rock?

'It's one thing to get on stage and run through songs the audience recognizes and expects. But how long can performers continue to be artistically vital..."

Thor Sigstedt

Thor’s Hammer

Thor Sigstedt is an artist in wood, words, cameras, bronze, cast iron, glass, notes and steel; a homesteader from Spirit Valley specializing in forest diversity and “land ethics” and a dabbler in practical and non-practical non-zero new paradigm complexity in the multiverse.

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Susurrus Arroyo

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Notes on sports and coming of age in northern New Mexico

‘Buffalo Ball’ - An Okay Game

Karen Denison

At Home Outdoors

Karen Denison is owner of Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing guide service, a former biologist, and a shameless admirer of the outdoors.

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Spring Awakens at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks Monument

'Summer hours have begun, so get yourself out there early'

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Rift Valley Drama

"Along the length of the Rift (and particularly the western boundary) there have been extensive volcanic episodes."

Liz Simon

Trips & Quips

Liz Simon is a photographer, writer and cyclist who likes to combine the three in her quest to discover the nooks and crannies of New Mexico. Sometimes, means of transportation other than bicycle are employed---including the Rail Runner and motorcycle.

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The Goal: Breakfast at Totemoff’s

'I will be posting photos of my early morning treks.'

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The Last Day of 2013

Susie Morgan

Hoof Prints in Santa Fe

Susie Morgan is a lifetime lover of horses, the outdoors and lives for adventures. She lives in Las Campanas, and is reconnecting with horses after working 27 years in New York City.

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Extreme Trail Clinics Come Back to New Mexico with Mark Bolender

"Mark is a noted author, trainer and breeder of quarter horses."

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Plaza Blanco Badlands Back Country Report from Bill Manns

'Once you drop into the canyon the towering stone hoodoos and formations start to resemble spooky people, cathedrals or out of this world fortresses.'

Craig Smith

Critical Faculties

Craig Smith answered an ad for singers for the Santa Fe Desert Chorale’s first season way back when – OK, 1983 – and has been here happily ever since. He is a writer, editor, journalist, arts critic, general wordsmith, and wannabe polymath.

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Santa Fe Opera Review: ‘King Roger’

" 'Roger' explores the ages-old conflict between head and heart , a/k/a Apollonian restraint versus Dionysian abandon"

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Santa Fe Opera Review: ‘Maometto II’

"The July 18 performance I attended, the second, was ravishing musically and vivid dramatically"

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