World-renowned director wrote the libretto for Dr. Atomic over a decade ago. But this year is the first time it’s being performed in New Mexico, at the Santa Fe Opera — in plain sight of Los Alamos, where the nuclear bomb was invented.
Stuart Ashman and Jason Silverman of the Center for Contemporary Arts talk about saving The Screen movie theater and the power of the arts for people of all ages.
Opera expert Desiree Mays talks about nuclear weapons, broadway musicals, strong women, love and betrayal — all in the context of the five operas of the upcoming season of the Santa Fe Opera.
Who was James Joyce, why is his 1922 novel Ulysses still so influential today, and why do Joyce’s fans celebrate June 16 every year as “Bloomsday”? Find out all that and so much more, as we talk to three local hard core Joyce geeks.
What does art about science look like? How can art make science more comprehensible? How are these disciplines separate and where do they meet? Check out Currents New Media and the SFI Interplanetary Festival to find out more.
The School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe has an extraordinary collection of Pueblo pottery and other Indian arts. But to what extent are the communities who created these works involved in curating, conserving, and understanding them?
What do Shakespeare and Twain have in common? A whole lot more than you think. Scholar Lois Rudnick teamed up with actor/playwright Jonathan Richards to create an evening of fun and revelry — and snuck in a whole bunch of scholarship while they were at it.
From gritty neorealism to philosophical humor to animation, Cinefesta Italia showcases the contemporary Italian film scene. We talk to producer/director Luca Ceccarelli about new Italian cinema and its deep history.
The Santa Fe Film Festival teams up with New Mexico Film Week for five days of films, discussions, events, and parties. We talk today to film programmer Aaron Leventman, writer/director and actor Catherine Eaton, and activist Wade Rathke about film making, psychiatric facilities, and organizing for social justice.
At 93 years old, author Max Evans is still working. One of the iconic writers about the land and its characters and creatures here in the West, he is the subject of a new documentary by veteran journalist and television talk show host, Lorene Mills.