February 2014

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – February 2014


Through March 16, 2014

Cowboys Real and Imagined

NM History Museum

This exhibit explores NM’s contribution to the cowboys of both myth and reality from the 1600s to the present day.


Through April 1, 10 am-5 pm

Heartbeat – Music of the Southwest

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

A celebration of sight, sound and activity for visitors of all ages. Over 100 objects relating to Southwestern Native music and dance are featured. 505.476.1250, http://indianartsandculture.org/


Feb. 2, 2 pm

The Melting World: A Journey Across America’s Vanishing Glaciers

Center for Contemporary Arts

CCA Living Room

Author Christopher White (The Melting World) will tell tales of his journey documenting the loss of Montana’s alpine glaciers. Naomi@ccasantafe.org


Feb. 4 Registration Deadline

City of Santa Fe March 4th Election

Santa Fe County Clerk, 103 Grant Ave., 505.986.6280, co.santa-fe.nm.us


Feb. 5-26, Weds., 11 am- 1 pm

Winter Hikes Around Santa Fe

The city of Santa Fe is offering hiking opportunities ranging from easy to moderate on local trails and the Galisteo Basin Preserve. $20. Register in person at least 24 hours prior to the first hike. 505.955.4047, www.chavezcenter.com


Feb. 5, 5:30-7 pm

Green Drinks – Mayoral Candidates

Bishop’s Lodge Ranch Resort, 1297 Bishop’s Lodge Road

Patti Bushee and Javier Gonzales discuss their “Green Vision for Santa Fe.”


Feb. 5, 7 pm

Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour

The Lensic, 211 W. San Francisco

WildEarth Guardians hosts this mix of films, from mountain sports to amazing wild places. Thrilling imagery and thoughtful storytelling. $15. 505.988.9126, ext. 0.


Feb. 6, 1-3 pm

Tree Pruning Workshop

Railyard Park and Plaza

Arborist Tracy Neal will prune trees and answer questions at this hands-on workshop. Meet at the Railyard Community Room behind Site SF. marc@railyardpark.org


Feb. 8, 12 pm

Southside Quality of Life Listening Session

Southside Public Library Community Room


Feb. 9, 2-4 pm

BFA Creative Writing Event: Hearts Afire

Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, 108 Cathedral Place

Institute of American Indian Arts faculty and students read their work. Free. 888.922.4242


Feb. 9 6:30-8:30 pm

Reading of Cascarones

Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie

A new play by Irma Mayorga developed at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center Playwrights’ Conference. Dreamlike encounters with John Wesley Powell, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado and others whose actions influence the present. Reservations: 505.424.1601


Feb. 10, 6 pm

Mayoral Forum

CCA, 1050 Old Pecos Trail

Discussion focused on issues of arts, culture and creativity. Free.


Feb. 10, 6 pm

Land Grants, Trails, and People in Southeast Santa Fe

Hotel Santa Fe

SW Seminars lecture by author Steve Post, author of Ten Thousand Years of Living in Santa Fe, former deputy director, Office of Archaeological Studies, Museum of NM. $12. 505.466.2775, southwestseminars@aol.com, SouthwestSeminars.org


Feb. 10-14

Sculpting Workshop with Roxanne Swentzell

Tower Gallery, Cities of Gold Road, Pojoaque

Beginners welcome. $950 includes supplies and firing. To register: 505.455.3037 (ask for Cindy) or swentzellinc@roxanneswentzell.net


Feb. 11, 4-6 pm

Eldorado/285 Recycles

ECIA Conference Room

Eldorado area recycling advocacy group monthly meeting. All welcome. 505.466.9797, eldorado285recycles@mail.com, www.eldorado285recycles.org


Feb. 11, 6:30-8:30 pm

Lifesongs Community Conversations

Academy for the Love of Learning, Seton Village

An evening with Molly Sturges, Acushla Bastible, Denys Cope and Christine Sandoval. Lifesongs is an intergenerational arts program that promotes social inclusion and dignity for elders and people in hospice care. Free. Registration: 505.995.1860, www.aloveoflearning.org/programs/lifesongs


Feb. 13-28

Floyd Red Crow Westerman Sculpture Exhibition

Galeria El Farol, 808 Canyon Road

Rarely seen bronze sculptures by the late great singer/songwriter actor of prominent Native American leaders. Info: 415.328 4321


Feb. 14, 6-9 pm

At the Artist’s Table

SF School of Cooking, 125 N. Guadalupe

An intimate evening of fine art, cuisine and conversation featuring artist Susan Contreras and chef Michelle Roetzer. A fundraiser for Partners in Education Foundation. Tickets: $300/couple or $175/person. Reservations: 505.474.0240, www.attheartiststable.org/


Feb. 15, 9:30 am-12 pm

Love Your River Day

Frenchy’s Park, Osage at Agua Fria

Help keep the SF Riverbed free of trash. Free training provided. Cocoa, baked goods and good friends. 505.820.1696, stewards@santafewatershed.org


Feb. 17, 10 am-2 pm

Renewable Energy Day at the Roundhouse

NM State Capitol Building

Celebrate the economic, environmental and community benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency. Learn about the latest developments and network with others working to improve NM’s energy future. A diverse array of community groups, business associations and public institutions will have displays and demonstrations. Press conference at 12 pm. 505.310.4425, esha@gotsol.org


Feb. 18, 5:30 pm

Water Matters Lecture Series

SF Community Foundation, 501 Halona St.

Presentation by Laura McCarthy, director of conservation programs, The Nature Conservancy. Presented by Amigos Bravos. 575.758.3874, bravos@amigosbravos.org


Feb. 19, 6-7:30 pm

NM Women’s Justice Project

Natural Grocers Community Room, 3328 Cerrillos Road

Public meeting to stop expansion of the women’s prison. Speaker: Bette Fleishman. 505.466.1048


Feb. 20, 4 pm

Hearing on La Bajada Mesa Mining

Santa Fe County Courthouse, 102 Grant Avenue

See newsbite, pg. 35, www.raintreecounty.com/SaveLaBajadaMesa.html


Feb. 21, 5-8 pm

Edible Art Tour (EAT)

Members of the SF Gallery Association team with local restaurants; stroll from doorway to doorway or take shuttle buses between downtown and Canyon Road; EAT: $35; EAT and Fashion Feast dance party $70. 505.603.4643, artfeast.com


Feb. 27-March 2

Real Food Challenge

SF University of Art & Design, 1600, St. Michael’s Drive

This retreat is an opportunity for student leaders from around the region to build community, participate in workshops about the food system, and develop leadership and organizing skills for projects and campaigns to further local, sustainable, fair food efforts on campuses. $35. Info: 505.501.5826 or ethan@realfoodchallenge.org. To register: http://realfoodchallenge.org/programs/trainings or https://www.facebook.com/events/557966964285034


March 1-2: Workshop; March 3-4: Tour

Finding Our Creative Spirit: Dreaming Awake

SF Community Convention Center

Contemporary expression of practical wisdom of the seer of ancient Mexico.” Workshop on Carlos Castaneda’s Tensegrity taught by his direct students. Followed by a tour of Chaco Canyon for workshop participants. Sponsored by Cleargreen, the organization Castaneda founded. Info: 505.820.1528, sftg@nmi.net


March 10, 6 pm

Living Life to the Fullest with Native Humor

Hotel Santa Fe

SW Seminars lecture by artist, humorist, filmmaker Ricardo Cate (Pueblo of Kewa). $12. 505.466.2775, southwestseminars@aol.com, SouthwestSeminars.org


March 27-28, 8 am-5 pm

SW Jemez Mountain Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project

Santa Fe Community College Jémez Rooms

3/27: All-Hands Monitoring Presentations will showcase results from 2013 activities. 3/28: Implementation Workshop will use information from monitoring to develop implementation strategies in the project area for 2015. Info: 505.438.5431, pashmead@fs.fed.us


April 26, 12-4 pm

Earth Day at the Railyard

Railyard Park

Large-scale collaboration of local groups involved in education, conservation, multi-arts, environmental and social justice, and creative community engagement. Procession, music, poetry, visual arts, storytelling, performances, community participation. earthdaysantafe.info


May 15-18

Soul Renewal Wilderness Retreats

SF National Forest Lands

Time for you! Unplug so you can plug into Nature as a teacher and nurturer. Tools and skills for living a more beautiful world into being. Hosted by LeadFeather.org and Larry Glover, permitted with the USFS since 1989. 505.690.5939, www.wildresiliency.com


First Saturday of Each Month, 10 am-12 pm

SF Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Natural Grocers, Community Room, 3328 Cerrillos Road

Creating political will for a livable world.” maria@myearthprints.com


Tuesdays and Saturdays, 8 am-12 pm

Santa Fe Farmers’ Market

1607 Paseo de Peralta (& Guadalupe)

Northern NM farmers & ranchers bring you fresh greenhouse tomatoes, greens, root veggies, cheese, teas, herbs, spices, honey, baked goods, Southwestern body care and much more. www.santafefarmersmarket.com


Sundays, 10 am-4 pm

New Mexico Artisan Market

Farmers’ Market Pavilion



Saturdays, Approx. 2 pm

Meet Your Farmer

Joe’s Dining, Rodeo & Zia

A lunch experience. An opportunity to ask questions about farming, enjoy a local meal and meet farmers who grow NM foods. Vendors from the farmers’ market have an after-market lunch and meet the community. Info: Sheila@joesdining.com


Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops, Classes and Experiences



7th Edition of “Day Hikes in the Santa Fe Area”

Features 56 destinations, new reconfigured hikes with maps and photos, safety tips, resource guide. Available in local bookstores.


Unwanted Mail and Phone Books

Opt out of unwanted phone books, catalogs, credit card solicitations. Free service will help SF shed thousands of pounds of waste and dollars in costs. http://santafe/catalogchoice.org


Borrow a Kill-A-Watt Device

Main Library and Southside Branch

Electricity Measuring Devices may be checked out for 28 days www.santafelibrary.org or call any reference desk.


Santa Fe Recycling

Make 2014 the year to reduce, reuse and recycle as much as you can. City residential curbside customers can recycle at no additional cost and drop by 1142 Siler Road, Building A to pick up free recycling bins. At least 50 percent of curbside residential customers recycle now. Let’s take that number to 100 percent. For more information, visit http://www.santafenm.gov/trash_and_recycling or call 505.955.2200 (city); 505.992.3010 (county); 505.424.1850 (SF Solid Waste Management Agency).


Sustainable Growth Management Plan for SF County

Hard copies $20, CDs $2. Contact Melissa Holmes, 505.995.2717 or msholmes@santafecounty.org. The SGMP is also available on the county website: www.santafecounty.org/growth_management/sgmp and can be reviewed at SF Public libraries and the County Administrative Building, 102 Grant Ave.




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