Romantic love was long considered an illness — with some bizarre and harrowing treatments
In 18th-century England, viruses and bacteria were not understood — but the idea of contagion was part of the social fabric. We talk to Annika Mann, an ASU scholar of 18th-century and Romantic-era British literature and culture.
Photographer Michael Berman‘s black and white photographs tell the story of life and land on the border, and his essays reveal what happens behind the camera.
Joan Myers‘ new book of photographs, Where the Buffalo Roamed: Images of the New West, explores the decaying icons, strange cultural juxtapositions, and the myths that underly our sense of place in the American West.
That’s the name of Mona Malec’s one-woman show, a story about having a transgender child in a world where acceptance and understanding are hard won. We talk to Mona and director Rod Harrison.
The P’urhépecha people were once part of a major empire, contemporaneous with the Aztecs. Their rituals and beliefs have survived to the present day, and have been documented by two Santa Fe filmmakers.
We talk to producers, directors, and actors in this year’s festival, with themes that include Native American adoption, a Louisiana faith healer, the Standing Rock protests, and a housewife and mother going over the edge.
An exhibit traces the history of childhood in New Mexico over the last century. We talk with photographer Don Usner and writer Bill DeBuys about what these images say about our past–and future.
We talk to director Alix Hudson about the Santa Fe productions of three plays by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes–they follow the life of a man from his youth as a Marine, through addiction, reflection, and search for meaning.
Jamie Bernstein‘s new memoir offers a fascinating glimpse into Leonard Bernstein’s creative life, his family life, and the hard-drinking, chain-smoking, exuberance of New York during one of its most creative eras.