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.
How do you find an ancient Mesoamerican city under a dense and dangerous rainforest? Steve Elkins figured it out, and Doug Preston wrote a book about it…and now it’s the cutting edge of archaeology.
All of us are part of a collective intelligence–from our communities, to our workplaces, to our governments. We talk to MIT professor Tom Malone about how artificial intelligence and information technology can make our group mind smarter–and more democratic.
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.
Pat Mitchell grew up in a small town in Georgia but had big dreams. With natural talents for leadership and storytelling, she broke ground as a journalist, television host, and media executive. We talk about her new book.
Dr. Ross Greene, author of NY Times Bestsellers, Lost in School and The Explosive Child, talks about how to help even the most difficult kids learn without punishing them.
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.
Two brilliant and controversial activists talk about their decades of fighting for the lives of sea and land creatures–and the victories that have come from positioning themselves far outside the mainstream.
Lauren Ancel Meyers combines a deep knowledge of biology and statistics and biology to create models that help us deal with seasonal epidemics like influenza and major worldwide pandemics.
And what do we mean by “intelligence,” anyway? If there were, how would they get here, and why would they want to? We talk to astrophysicist Paul Davies about his lifelong exploration of these questions.