Articles for the ‘La Vida’ Category

People & Places

I'm like a hungry dog with a bone when I get a new book that I'm anxious to read. Over the weekend I devoured, "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States" by historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.

Kitchen Show: Tome Art Gallery show has something for everyone

(Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo) Jan Pacifico is one of the potters at the Tomé Art Gallery with a room full of all types of pottery. The gallery’s second Kitchen Show runs to Wednesday, Dec. 31.

Taste the difference in beans cooked in traditional micaceous pottery and other foods made in ceramic cookware at Tomé Art Gallery’s special demonstration, “Art in Action,” from noon to 4…[Read more]

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People and Places: Education has become a rat race

Too much homework at too young of an age fosters feelings of inadequacy and a dislike of school. That is one of the conclusions of a 2009 documentary film "Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America's Achievement Culture," directed by Vicki Abeles.

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Ghost stories of Valencia County

Photo courtesy of the Valencia County Historical Society: The Luna Mansion in Los Lunas is home to several spirits, including that of Josefita “Pepe” Otero, whose rocking chair is said to move by itself.

(La Historia del Rio Abajo is a regular column about Valencia County history written by members of the Valencia County Historical Society. The author of this month’s column is Sandy…[Read more]

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