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JourneySantaFe: Ray McGovern—Former CIA Analyst and Presidential Briefer

JourneySantaFe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)     August 30, Sunday, 11 am 

Ray McGovern—Former CIA Analyst and Presidential Briefer—On Renewing the Nation’s Commitment to Diplomacy and Non-Aggression as the Primary Means for Resolving International Disputes

Introduction by  Ken Meyers, co-founder  of Santa Fe Chapter of Veterans  for Peace;

Moderator:  Bill DuPuy, Former  KSFR News Director

 

Ray McGovern was a speaker fpr Veterans for Peace in Albuquerque on August 27, 2015 More >

JourneySantFe: Ray McGovern – Former CIA Analyst and Presidential Briefer

JourneySantaFe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)

August 30, Sunday, 11 am: Ray McGovern – Former CIA Analyst and Presidential Briefer – On Renewing the Nation’s Commitment to Diplomacy and Non-Aggression as the Primary Means for Resolving International Disputes

Ray McGovern was a speaker fpr Veterans for Peace in Albuquerque on August 27, 2015 on the occasion of the 87th anniversary of More >

Goatscaping: A Sustainable, Greener Option at BDD’s Solar Array

Santa Fe, NM – Buckman Direct Diversion (BDD) has a new team of landscape workers tackling the fields of weeds at the Booster Station 2A (BS2A) solar array.  This team doesn’t require health insurance or retirement benefits either!  The hard workers include 45 goats, two sheep, four watch dogs and one petite goat wrangler from Horned Locust Goatscaping.  Twelve more goats will be joining the team next week. The goatscaping is scheduled to last 2-3 weeks, eating during the day, and resting at night.

Horned Locust Goatscaping was recommended by the array construction contractor Positive Energy Solar to tackle the huge More >

11th Annual Gila River Festival Sept. 24 – 27

The 11th annual Gila River Festival – Finding Balance in a Changing World – planned in and around Silver City, Sept. 24 – 27, , will explore the inherent tension between modern society’s technological sophistication and our imperative to live within the bounds of the natural world. How do we balance humanity’s needs and desires while living within the confines of nature, and with respect for other living beings? What does our current imbalance mean for the Gila River and its watershed?

Register now  for a variety of expert-guided field trips in the Gila National Forest and along the Gila River, More >

All Trails Lead to Santa Fe Conference, Sept. 17- 20

 

The All Trails Lead to Santa Fe Conference, Sept. 17-20 at the Santa Fe Convention Center, celebrates and explores the stories of the three historic trade routes that converged in Santa Fe, New Mexico, opening the American West to settlement and commerce.

The conference will feature presentations by New Mexico State Historian Rick Hendricks, author and historian Marc Simmons and archaeologist Steve Post. There will be field trips each day to significant historical sites around Santa Fe.

 

Scholars, trail enthusiasts and the general public are invited to attend. More information and registration are available at  www:3trailsonferencesantae.org.

Sponsored by three historic trail organizations:

 

El Camino More >

Gaia Gardens calls it quits, urges support for local farmers

Poki Piottin, operator of Gaia Gardens and Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute board member, has made the difficult decision to shut down the farm.

This summer they decided to showcase how beautiful a farm stand can be in the middle of the city. Despite the overwhelming support of at least 43 other neighbors, it has been a constant battle to do the work they set out to do.

One of Gaia Gardens’ final acts will be in supporting the community that has let them down. “For the rest of the season, we will be giving our produce to people in need.”

Farming “for More >

JourneySantaFe:Dysfunction in the Congress, Former United States Senator Jeff Bingaman

JourneySantaFe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)     August 16, Sunday, 11 am

Dysfunction in the Congress Former United States Senator Jeff Bingaman In Conversation with Bill Dupuy, the Former News Director of KSFR Radio Station

Jeff Bingaman served from 1983-2013 and is a member of the Democratic Party and served as Chairman of Committee Outreach for the Senate Democratic Caucus. At the More >

94th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market Begins Aug. 22

Santa Fe, New Mexico: August 9, 2015:  — The 94th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market begins at sunrise in downtown Santa Fe on Saturday, Aug.22. For close to one hundred years, Santa Fe Indian Market has been the benchmark for quality and authenticity for Native American artwork.

Indian Market is the largest juried Native art show in the world and the largest cultural event in the Southwest. This year’s market will feature more than 1,000 artists who will exhibit a wide variety of artistic media from traditional weavings and basketry to exquisite jewelry and pottery. Two-dimensional art forms like painting and More >

Farm-to-Table Dinner: Heirloom Food and Story

Farm-to-Table Dinner celebrating Two Cultures – East Indian and Pueblo Indian with Spoken Word Artists, Larry Littlebird and Shebana Coelho Thursday, August 27, 2015 / 6:00 – 9:00 pm Held at a beautiful private home in Santa Fe

 

A farm-to-table dinner celebrates two families and cultures, the Coelho Family from Bombay, India and the Littlebird Family from Pueblo Indian ancestry. The event is a Benefit Fundraiser for Tano Farm at Hamaatsa (www.hamaatsa.org/TanoFarm), a 501c3 non-profit that addresses food insecurity in Indian country and other food deserts in underserved communities in New Mexico.

This story dinner launches the HEIRLOOM FOOD AND STORY SERIES,which More >

JourneySantaFe: The Intersection of Values and Electoral Success With Don Kurtz

JourneySantaFe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore  (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)   August 9, Sunday, 11 am

The Intersection of Values and Electoral Success With Don Kurtz, the founder of the Progressive Voter Alliance of Doña Ana County Moderator: Alan Webber, former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Journey Host: Bill Dupuy, former news director of KSFR Radio Station

Kurtz is the owner of Río Associates, a consulting firm in More >

Indigenous Rights Center: Historic conversation Friday connecting indigenous struggles & Black Lives Matter movement

Indigenous Rights Center  (located inside P&J Center at Harvard & Silver SE, Albuquerque) Friday Aug 7 7pm: an historic conversation with Aureliano Molina and the Black Lives Matter LA chapter about the state of African and Indigenous resistance in the Americas.

Molina is an organizer with the Civic Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). His organization is 22 years old and works directly with the Lenca indigenous peoples and the eight other indigenous nations in Honduras, including the Garifuna, an Afro-Indigenous nation. COPINH organizes in 200-plus communities for territorial and ancestral rights. They have fought against Canadian mining More >

70th Anniversary of U.S. Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki to be observed in Los Alamos and Santa Fe

Activists and concerned citizens from across the nation are preparing to come to Los Alamos, New Mexico, the birthplace of the atomic bomb and main national nuclear weapons laboratory, to mark the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On Thursday, Aug. 6, and Sunday, Aug. 9, after processions through town and sitting in symbolic sackcloth and ashes, leading voices for peace will address rallies in the park at Ashley Pond, on the spot where the Hiroshima bomb was built. On Aug. 7 and 8, a national conference on nonviolence will be held at the Hilton More >

Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) offering courses at the Higher Education Center (HEC)

SANTA FE, NM, August 3, 2015. The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) will offer unique courses this Fall 2015 at the Higher Education Center (HEC) at 1950 Siringo Road in Santa Fe. These courses are designed to promote IAIA’s four-year programs in Studio Arts, Cinematic Arts and Technology, Creative Writing, Museum Studies, and Indigenous Liberal Studies. For those interested in taking an IAIA course at the HEC, IAIA will waive the $25 application fee. Also, the cost for books are covered through tuition. (No out of pocket cost for required books.)

For more information about the courses, please contact Jonathan More >

JourneySantaFe: PRC Commissioner Valerie Espinoza In Conversation with Bill Dupuy

JourneySantaFe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)     August 2, Sunday, 11 am

PRC Commissioner Valerie Espinoza In Conversation with Bill Dupuy, the former news director for KSFR Radio Station.

Valerie Espinoza was elected commissioner of District 3 of the Public Regulation Commission in November 2012.  She began serving her term and was selected to be vice-chair of the commission in January 2013. More >

Quivira Coalition seeks executive director

The Quivira Coalition, a nonprofit dedicated to building resilience in western working landscapes, is seeking an executive director to provide inspired leadership and management. The ideal candidate will have seven or more years of executive, administrative or program experience within a highly respected organization.

 

Quivira’s programs foster ecological, economic and social health through education, innovation, collaboration, and progressive public and private land stewardship. The organization was founded in 1997 by two conservationists and a rancher to work at the Radical Center, where people are coming together to explore their common interests rather than argue their differences. The group believes that this is where real change happens, More >

Big Step forward as Cerros del Norte Conservation Act clears Senate committee

Bill to protect special areas as wilderness within Río Grande del Norte National Monument now ready for full senate vote

 

TAOS, NM (July 30, 2015) – A diverse coalition today applauded the mark-up of the Cerros del Norte Conservation Act in the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The legislation can now move to a vote on the Senate floor.

The Act would provide extra protection for special areas contained within Río Grande del Norte National Monu­ment by designating two new wilderness areas – Ute Mountain (Cerro del Yuta) and San Antonio Mountain (Río San Antonio). Designated in 2013, Río More >

TeslaTech ExtraOrdinary Technology Conference Underway

TeslaTech ExtraOrdinary Technology Conference

Wed. July 29 to Sun. Aug. 2

Introducing the following topics and many others:

John Fiala—Radiant Energy Harvest Workshop

Identification and farming/harvesting techniques of natural ambient electromagnetic radiation (EMR)

Aeron Goldheart—Tesla’s Humanitarian Wireless Technology Helps Relieve PTSD

Max Miller—Stan Meyer Unveiled! Convert Water to Fuel

Paul Potter—Domed Spacecraft Propulsion Dynamics

520.252.0374 contact Steve Elswick

www.teslatech.info/ttevents/2015conf/2015ETCall.pdf

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New Mexico Gay Rodeo Association Schedules Zia Regional Rodeo in Santa Fe Aug. 15-16

 

 

The New Mexico Gay Rodeo Association (NMGRA) announces the family-friendly “Zia Regional Rodeo” will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15 and Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 at the “Rodeo de Santa Fe” Rodeo Grounds. Mayor of Santa Fe Javier Gonzales will be the 2015 Grand Marshall, and retired Santa Fe Fire department Battalion Chief Katie Cassidy will be the 2015 Community Hero.

 

The Zia Rodeo competition is one stop along the way of a season-long series of rodeo competitions across the U.S. and Canada. The top 20 cowboys and cowgirls in each of the 13 rodeo events will qualify for the World More >

USDA’s 16th Annual National Farmers’ Market Week to Kick Off at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market

Every year the first week in August is the USDA’s National Farmers’ Market Week (August 2 – 8, 2015). Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate our nation’s thousands of farmers markets, the farmers who make them possible, and the communities that host them. This year marks the 16th Annual National Farmers Market Week recognizing the important role that farmers markets play in the agricultural and food economy. The U.S. Department of Agriculture began declaring National Farmers Market Week in 2000.

Each year a different, outstanding farmers market is chosen to host the opening of National Farmers’ Market Week. The Santa Fe More >

JourneySantaFe: Fred Nathan, Founder and Executive Director of Think New Mexico

JourneySantaFe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)  July 26, Sunday, 11 am

Fred Nathan, Founder and Executive Director of Think New Mexico, On “Health Care Transparency and How to Make Health Care More Affordable in New Mexico” Moderator: former news director KSFR Radio Station, Bill Dupuy

Fred will discuss Think New Mexico’s recent successful effort to enact legislation that will create a More >