Taos Ski Valley Raises The Bar

November 15th, 2019|

  Less than half an hour north of the town of Taos, a winding road through towering pines leads to Taos Ski Valley. Known to serious skiers for its steep terrain, backcountry access and European [...]

10Qs with Art Committee Member Sarah Hart

November 13th, 2019|

Where did you grow up?Wethersfield, Connecticut. Who has influenced you?My mom. She was incredibly creative and kind. Why TCA?Because of everything it has done and all the things it can do for our community. What [...]

The House That Mabel Built

November 13th, 2019|

    Mabel Dodge Luhan was an American socialite. She was also a renowned salon hostess, writer and patron saint to some of the most talented artists, literary figures, and political radicals during the early [...]

Heritage Holidays

November 8th, 2019|

Thanksgiving weekend is coming up. taoStyle turns 5 that weekend, and I am certainly filled with gratitude; for life, for family and friends, and for you, my readers, without whom, this blog would not have [...]

Clean Taos And The Fashion Revolution

November 6th, 2019|

Fast fashion is fast. It is also disposable and cheap –  a toxic combination that exploits our environment along with workers and we, the consumers. The undeniable weight it burdens our planet with, is astronomical [...]

Steven Bundy Captures The Spirit Of The West

November 1st, 2019|

“It’s my last show as President of the Board.” Margo Beutler-Gins noted. The New Masters of Taos series, which she spearheaded at the Blumenschein Museum, continues with a show of photography that celebrates the South [...]

Cid’s Anniversary Weekend

October 30th, 2019|

    Until quite recently, shopping for organic foods required a special trip to a natural foods store or farmers market.  Today, you can find an extensive selection of organic products in thousands of natural [...]

Ghostly Ganja & Mango Madness at SWWellness

October 28th, 2019|

Yesterday, The Guardian newspaper noted that “La Calavera Catrina, the elegant female skeleton once used to mock the rich Mexicans who aspired to be Europeans ( is), increasingly seen as the personification of the Day [...]


October 25th, 2019|

A cliffhanger is a literary narrative or plot device. Where the ending is sudden and abrupt, with the characters in the story left in an impossible situation, seemingly  without any way out. Michael McCormick’s recent [...]

Stakeout Revival

October 24th, 2019|

The Stakeout on Outlaw Hill has reinvented itself. With a facelift and a new approach to events and dining, the old beloved local haunt now promotes itself as “New Mexico’s premier venue, a reprieve from [...]

Smart Style At Salon X 

October 23rd, 2019|

Taos is home to a lot of hairdressers. Not too surprising, hair stylists are creative types and we know this place is a magnet for them. But in a small town like Taos, the sheer [...]

Anais Rumfelt: The Art Of Figurative Art

October 18th, 2019|

Figurative art has existed for thousands of years in cultures all around the world.  With a history as long as the history of representation itself, the earliest example is the carved mammoth ivory, sculptural figure [...]

Five Kid-Friendly Things To Do In Taos

October 16th, 2019|

  Traveling with children can be challenging. Especially if your destination is somewhere you’ve never been, so I thought a few easy suggestions might be in order; things to do with the children that won’t [...]

Goodbye Columbus

October 14th, 2019|

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. So says Marcellus in William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, referring to the corruption in the political hierarchy. The Bard’s words resonate through the centuries. Especially now as corrupt [...]

Shree Yoga Embraces The Change Of Season

October 11th, 2019|

  The theme for October is Quietude.    Liz Fox, Shree Yoga Taos’ Studio Manager told me as we sat in the Indian Summer sun, outside El Gamal. Liz had just come from teaching a class [...]

Painting The Town Pink

October 10th, 2019|

There’s a worldwide annual campaign taking place this October. It involves thousands of organisations, coming together on Pink Ribbon Day, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research as well as to show [...]

Peter Walker & Blaise Basara: Media That Matters

October 7th, 2019|

  “Let’s make media that matters!” Peter Walker likes to say. The current Chair of UNM-Taos’ Digital Media Arts Program, Peter has brought this Department up front and center at UNM-Taos’ Campus.  The program leads [...]

The 2019 Taos Wool Festival

October 4th, 2019|

The Taos Wool Festival Celebrates its 36th year! A destination spot for weavers, knitters and all wooly lovers from near and far, who know that it is one of the best kept Autumnal secret for [...]

30 Years On Bent Street

October 3rd, 2019|

  Happy Birthday to Taos Blue and Sue Westbrook! This month they both celebrate birthdays and 30 years on the corner of Bent Street. Since first opening her doors in just a tiny corner of what [...]

Lawrence J. Herrera At Magpie

October 2nd, 2019|

Lawrence J. Herrera was born and raised in Oakland, California. One of six boys, he grew up with resourceful and creative parents; immigrants from Spain and Portugal. He recalls a happy childhood, filled with family [...]

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