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Let It Snow (VIDEO)

With Snow Poems Project, the writing’s on the window

Arts Valve Edie Tsong appears to be a little frantic as she spreads out 10-inch-tall cutout letters transported inside an SFR back issue. The clock is ticking, and she has less than two hours to use them to stencil a po...

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 Enrique Limón

Ghost of Arts Valve Past

Revisiting some of this series’ memorable subjects

Arts Valve Being an art and culture authority (in a city that lives and breathes it) is no easy task. Especially when my personal definition of art goes far beyond a painting hung on a perfectly lit wall, or a poignant ...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Enrique Limón

Are Curators on the Verge of Extinction?

Trend suggests they might be going the way of the dodo

Arts Valve Organizing your junk drawer? No, you’re curating your expendables. Planning a kiddie party? Nope, you’re curating it—that clown ain’t gonna hire itself. The term “curator” is so overused these day...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Enrique Limón

Ray of Light

Hillside Avenue holiday display shines bright like a diamond

Arts Valve For the last 15 years, a 1948 red GMC truck has permanently decorated Ray Herrera’s driveway. “It’s a one-owner,” Herrera boasts, explaining that he inherited the vehicle from his father after he passed...

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Enrique Limón

Gimme Elder

Local photog offers a new take on old subjects

Arts Valve Hal Kahn has an issue with the digitally retouched, wrinkle-free world in which we live, and his self-funded photography exhibit, Faces of the Elderly, reflects it. “I want to show the wrinkles,” the 60-yea...

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Enrique Limón

Arting in LA

SoCal A&C movers and shakers share their impressions of the Santa Fe art scene

Arts Valve Picture postcard from the 2012 USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellowship.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Enrique Limón

First [Appropriation] Nation

Open season on Native American appropriation shows no signs of stopping

Arts Valve When it comes to mainstream appropriation of another culture’s imagery, few groups seem to be targeted as often as Native Americans are. One of the latest examples to make a splash is No Doubt’s video for ...

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Enrique Limón

Blame It on the Trains

Local club proves that model railroads are far from child’s play

Arts Valve Chuck Cover gets a twinkle in his eyes when he leads visitors to the backroom of his Seton Village home. “This space was the main selling point,” he says, walking towards his impressive model railroad layou...

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 Enrique Limón

Hall of Game

For one artist, it’s always hunting season

Arts Valve When Frederick Prescott first came to Santa Fe 30 years ago, he fell in love. “I’d heard about Santa Fe, but I didn’t know what it was,” the Bay Area native says. A day and a half in our town, and Presc...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Enrique Limón

Get Yer Halloween Costume On!

No outfit selected yet? We've got you covered

Arts Valve 'Tis the ghoulish season when ladies get to dress up as a slutty version of Marvin the Martian (yes, really) or a whorish just about everything else, and men get to cover down to the ankles and gawk away.

Thursday, October 25, 2012 Enrique Limón
 
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