When it comes to the census, New Mexico the most difficult state in the US to get an accurate count of its residents. Why? And why does it matter so much? What are the politics of counting? Sara Solovich of Searchlight New Mexico, tells the story of our sprawling, rural state, and what’s at stake if the count is not accurate.
What would it take to run two marathons a day–for 52 days in a row? Meet the runners who treat the 3100 mile race as a spiritual practice. And the Native American runners who run to express their historical running traditions and connection with the land.
We talk to Ana Pacheco about her new book, Pueblos of New Mexico, and to three local writers about a new literary space called The Living Room.
In its fourth decade, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale is composed of some of the finest singers in the US. They’re doing three programs in Santa Fe this summer, which we discuss with artistic director, Josh Haberman
Neoliberal economics is a flawed theory, according to economists Sam Bowles and Wendy Carlin of the Santa Fe Institute. They offer an alternative theory and practice of a more nuanced–and fair–economics.
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.
We discuss the Santa Fe Opera symposium on Dr. Atomic, featuring authors, artists, survivors, and others grappling with the disastrous of atomic weapons.
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.
Susan Turetsky has been mediating disputes between landlords and tenants for over two decades, and she knows the letter of the law better than anyone in the state. We talk about the common—and uncommon—issues that arise, and how to prevent problems before they happen.
Global Outreach Doctors is a Santa Fe-based group of medical practitioners who travel to disaster areas around the world to provide crisis care. We talk about the upcoming mission to a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.