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Articles for the ‘La Vida’ Category
On a brisk, December afternoon in Nob Hill, pale winter sunlight illuminates musician Keith Sanchez, brightening his already warm presence as he explains his musical journey from the Southwest to El Salvador and back again.
If every rose has its thorn, it shouldn't be surprising that the Broadway hit "Rock of Ages" is a bit tough to handle.
When Leroy Bogan earned his bachelor's degree he still wasn't allowed to set foot on the campus of the Texas college of his choice.
Max Coffey likes metal.
As we celebrate the New Year, we also welcome the babies who were born in 2012 to our community.
So far, Jim Rende hasn't found a piece of wood he didn't like.
The art of weaving is becoming a rare skill in the Pueblo of Isleta, but is as vital to the community's cultural heritage and preservation as the traditional clothing that require the intricately woven red, white and green belts, hair and leg ties.
The tall, leafy hollyhock plant with richly pigmented blooms spiraling up its spear-shaped stalk are a common sight around New Mexico, and add a particular charm to the traditional adobe houses and historic haciendas.
It really all started in Socorro County.
Snow might not be falling outside, but the spirit of Christmas is in the air.
Cruising in a glossy vintage car decked out in shiny chrome and colorful paint is the hobby of the Cruz'n South Route 66 Car Club, a member of the New Mexico Council of Car Clubs.
He has raced sled dogs in the rugged terrain of Alaska and built log cabins near the upper peninsula of Michigan.
(La Historia del Rio Abajo is a monthly column about Valencia County history written by members of the Valencia County Historical Society.
She has only been here since April, but already Judy Turner has immersed herself in the Valencia County art community.
Local artist Nicolas Otero, a resident of Los Lunas, was chosen to illustrate the latest children's book, "How Hollyhocks Came to New Mexico," by the acclaimed New Mexican author Rudolfo Anaya, who wrote "Bless Me Ultima."
At the base of a sandy bluff on Belen's West Mesa, in the shadow of a giant white "B" painted on the hillside, Geri Lynn Sanchez lifts her face to a cooling early morning breeze, feeling exhilaration in the anticipation, and later, euphoria, in the completion of her daily run.
The art of the spiritual message and joyous expressions of reverence are what the dancers of Living Waters Pentecostal Church are all about.