Category: Arts

Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles

Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles Concert

November 11 in Ilfeld Auditorium New Mexico Highlands University presents Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles in concert Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. Established in 1994, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles is the first all-female mariachi ensemble in America and […]

Ronald Maltais

Castañeda Concert Series returns:

Men’s acapella group to launch its second season On Nov. 17, Castañeda Concert Series artistic director Ronald Maltais is bringing de Profundis, a men’s acapella group to Las Vegas to open its second season. The performance will be at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets […]

Michael Lucarelli

A happy happenstance

Michael Lucarelli, a musician par excellence I hope Michael doesn’t mind me sharing this story before you get into reading his Q&A. He is first and foremost an artist worth listening to. Sharing his story is an honor. This began with an query from Michael that indicated he’d […]

Awaiting Students

Art School Opens June 1

Open House and Registration Day Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The creative minds behind Pasatiempo Fine Arts Academy… Painting, drawing, sculpting and making cut-paper collages occupies much of Meredith Britt’s creative energy. She has a bachelor’s in fine art from the University of Colorado at […]

Pasatiempo Fine Arts Academy

Pasatiempo Fine Arts Academy

More to come later, but just a heads up that on May 20 Pasatiempo Fine Arts Academy will have an open house and registration day for anyone interested in taking classes from artists in a variety of disciplines, including the art of writing. I will have two classes, […]

Q&A: Music at the Castaneda

A unique concert experience will take place on Sept. 10, in the historic Castaneda Hotel, featuring the works of famous composers and under the guidance of artistic director Ronald Maltais. The program is underwritten by Allan Affeldt, the Las Vegas Arts Council, Southwest Capital Bank, and other donors. […]

Compuerta

Q&A With Sharon Stewart

Making a life with photography According to Sharon Stewart’s website bio, photography is in her genes. Her Great Great Aunt Sadie, Quaker, was a commercial photographer in 1880s Iowa, having a studio with another Quaker woman. Stewart says the impetus of her photographic work is service and beauty. […]

Elaine Querry & Alice Winston Carney

Q&A: Photographer Elaine Querry

…seeing the world through her eyes Photography is one thing; taking images to another level requires ingenuity and originality. Technique plays a part, but only when applied by an expert hand and a discerning eye. Elaine Querry is that kind of photographer. She has been working in this […]

Leonora - Light

INSPIRATION

Tea, dark and strong, bearing a type of beauty in its shadowy depths. My jaded spirit rises on wisps of steam. I feel the Leonora of my spirit, right, faithful and true, not some sleepy sprite, but a song of focused certainty leaking out of my brain one […]