Santa Fe Reporter - Arts Valve http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-128-1-arts-valve.html <![CDATA[Aziz Knees - Comedian Aziz Ansari brings laughter, bells and whistles to Santa Fe]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Prior to his Monday appearance at the Lensic, the Parks and Recreation funnyman took time to chat with SFR, and from cousin murderers to green chile, no subject was off-limits. 
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<![CDATA[Lila Love - Mexican chanteuse Lila Downs gets in touch with roots, gangster side]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Effortless, singular and guapachosa, Lila Downs conveys an amalgam of feelings in her songs that take listeners from nostalgia to heartbreak and overwhelming joie de vivre in a single track.
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<![CDATA[Price Is Right - How one legendary actor championed Native American arts]]>
By: Enrique Limón
From continued visits to narrating an early recruitment film and reading poetry students’ work on The Johnny Carson Show, Price would support IAIA in any way he could. ]]>
<![CDATA[In Loom - Newly minted gallery celebrates fiber arts]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Frustrated by the lack of local exhibit spaces for tapestry, LaDonna Mayer decided to take matters into her own loom and transform her personal studio space into a gallery.
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<![CDATA[Great Minds Pink Alike - Eric & Bill Teitelbaum on Bond, writer’s block and brotherly love]]>
By: Enrique Limón
The masterminds of the Pink Panther comic strip will be in town on Saturday for a special retrospective at Chuck Jones Gallery.]]>
<![CDATA[History, Developed - New exhibit delves into instant nostalgia]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Jordan Eddy, Canyon Road’s Matthews Gallery’s director of communications-cum-curator goes through a box containing 50 or so found images to be featured in Familiar Strangers, an exhibit centering on vernacular photography.]]>
<![CDATA[Something About Harry - Actor Harry Lloyd’s latest role is the bomb]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Though history and fanboydom might remember otherwise, Viserys Targaryen is the true unsung hero of Game of Thrones. Think about it: Had it not been for him, Daenerys would have never married Khal Drogo and she wouldn’t have received that carton of dragon eggs as a wedding gift.
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<![CDATA[Paper Trail - Sculptor Kevin Box’s success is written in the stars]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Alongside Japanese honeysuckle, “Indian Magic” crabapple and beaked yucca, a new exotic species has blossomed in the Santa Fe Botanical Garden. It comes in the shape of 15 monumental sculptures by]]>
<![CDATA[Her Daily Bread - Sam McBride is the toastess with the mostess]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Rye, wheat, cinnamon raisin and beyond done in Sharpie, graphite pencil and ballpoint pen populate McBride’s artistic breadbasket.]]>
<![CDATA[On Key - New Railyard public art project is simply grand]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Seventeen-year-old CJ Andrews has a vision for the Railyard. It involves artist-embellished pianos that anyone can come up to and tickle.]]>
<![CDATA[¡Ajúa! - Metalachi’s road to fame is paved with Selena, boobs and “love juice”]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Vega De La Rockha sounds harsh. It’s 1 pm on a Thursday, and he’s just rolling out of a motel bed somewhere in the outskirts of Austin. “It was a crazy night last night, man,” De La Rockha says.
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<![CDATA[Filmed in Stereo - Crowdfunding project aims to illustrate, educate]]>
By: Enrique Limón
A documentary in the works titled This is a Stereotype is slated to address head on “the misunderstanding and perpetuation of stereotypical myths.” ]]>
<![CDATA[Mime, Body, Spirit - Local author remembers silent love ]]>
By: Enrique Limón
The magnetism of his appeal draws me to him: his tenderness, his sensuality, the immense spaciousness of his presence. I feel his face next to mine, the warmth of his skin; he presses himself against me from behind. He presses into my fantasies. His lips touch my ear as he whispers: ‘Meet me at the edge of perception and illusion.']]>
<![CDATA[Hawaiian Topic - New exhibit at the Georgia O’Keeffe exudes island feel ]]>
By: Enrique Limón
“Maybe the O’Keeffe purists would be a little surprised that O’Keeffe participated in the advertising campaign for Hawaiian Pineapple Company,” Theresa Papanikolas, curator of European and American art at the Honolulu Museum of Art, tells SFR.
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<![CDATA[Hot Shots - Michelle and Sidney Monroe are here to [s]cool you]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Eisenstaedt was the German-born LIFE magazine photographer responsible for candid photographs featuring the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Kennedy, as well as the emblematic V-J Day celebration image that features a sailor passionately kissing a nurse in Times Square.]]>
<![CDATA[In Like Quinn - SNL alum takes on politics, “New” Mexico and the Kardashians]]>
By: Enrique Limón
“I was kind of fascinated by the fact that even the people that don’t like the founding fathers never say a word about the Constitution,” Quinn tells SFR. “Everyone loves the fuckin’ Constitution!” He found in the document the main inspiration for Unconstitutional.]]>
<![CDATA[City, Different - Armistead Maupin drives beloved series to the station and waves good-bye ]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Currently living in Tesuque with husband Christopher Turner, Maupin—whose signature writing style was recently dubbed by one New York Times reviewer as “third-person kaleidoscope”— took time to chat with SFR on his way from San Francisco to Berkeley on the first stop of his The Days of Anna Madrigal promotional tour.]]>
<![CDATA[That's the Magic of Maisie - Game of Thrones’ young star to grace Santa Fe]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Unlike many 16-year-olds, Maisie Williams has seen her father beheaded, been imprisoned twice, lived part of her life as a boy and, oh yeah, there was the one time she killed that dude in the woods. An integral part of George RR Martin’s epic A Song of Ice and Fire.]]>
<![CDATA[Snow Job - A year later, Snow Poems Project comes full circle]]>
By: Enrique Limón
SFR was there on the frosty January afternoon when Edie Tsong applied the fist Snow Poem on Teen Court’s street-facing windows. In a race against the clock, oversize Helvetica CY letters (“The same typeface they use in street signs,” Tsong pointed out).
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<![CDATA[Ghost of Arts Valve Past, Pt. 2 - A look back at the cultural movers and shakers of 2013]]>
By: Enrique Limón
2013 was a year for the books in Santa Fe’s arts and culture scene. Anything but stagnant, the nation’s oldest capital was reenergized with a barrage of new faces, ideas and alternative art spaces that again confirm our city’s place on the national art scene. 
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