The Santa Fe International Folk Art Market has become the largest market of its kind in the world. By giving master artisans access to a global marketplace, the market has played a pioneering role in empowering traditional communities while preserving historic art forms. More than 150 invited artists from 54 countries participate in a weekend… Read more »
Posts By: Jenny Kimball
Artist Tony Abeyta grew up in Gallup, New Mexico and has lived, worked and studied around the world. He received an Honorary Doctorate from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) where he is an Adjunct Profesor. He was awarded the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts in 2012 and was honored… Read more »
Outdoor festivals: Sample a true western tradition at the 64th annual Rodeo de Santa Fe, with a slate of cowboy fun from Mutton Bustin’ to Barrel Racing, a carnival midway and beer garden. The party kicks off with the annual parade in downtown Santa Fe. If you’re feeling a little more international, our annual Greek Festival… Read more »
This is Part III and the final installment of a three-part history post from our Chef Concierge, Steve Wimmer on the occasion of La Fonda’s 90th birthday. You can read the first two installments here and here. Through the fall season very fashionable clothes were advertised for sale in the New Mexican. One could get… Read more »
The new La Fonda opened on December 30, 1922, just 10 years after New Mexico had obtained state hood and 382 years since the first tourists showed up in New Mexico.
All throughout the summer and fall the major preoccupation of the New Mexican newspaper was the progress on La Fonda which was eagerly anticipated and the De Vargas Hotel (now the St. Francis) which seemed to be garnering less press. When they opened simultaneously the evening of Dec 30th 1922, Santa Fe had 169 new hotel rooms to welcome the anticipated increase in tourist traffic.
Brian Hardgroove is the bassist for Public Enemy (inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in December 2012), but his musical talents extend far beyond one instrument, one band. Hardgroove is an accomplished musician, producer, radio host and teacher. After relocating to Santa Fe from New York City, Hardgroove immediately lent his talents… Read more »