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"Neighbor:" A Solo Show by Britta Albrecht

Landscape paintings are ubiquitous in Santa Fe, but Britta Albrecht takes the subject matter to an entirely different place. Combing watercolors with pen and ink, Britta creates geometric shapes that seem like echoes of nature rather than realistic portraits. Meet Britta and see her latest work for "Neighbor," her solo exhibition that opens on Saturday, April 13, from 4 - 7 p.m. "My newest body of work is centered on the idea of creating portraits of landscapes and highlighting the unique emotions and personalities of our unfailingly present neighbors," Britta...

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4th Annual Sock Drive is Underway!

4th Annual Sock Drive is Underway!

This month's snow and freezing temperatures have made us even more appreciative of the simple pleasure of being warm. For many women and children in Santa Fe, however, this basic level of comfort is out of reach. We all can help. Now through the end of January, we're collecting new and gently used socks to benefit the Casa Familia Urgent Transition Center, St. Elizabeth Shelter’s House for Families and Women. The Center is northern New Mexico’s only full-time shelter for families and single women. Their case managers and staff provide help to...

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French Rags Trunk Show!

French Rags Trunk Show!

Where: Art.i.fact When: Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. What: Tunics, scarves, tops and more from the iconic knitwear company! French Rags is an elegant, stylish knitwear brand with an inspiring heritage. The company was founded by Brenda French in the bedroom of her Southern California home. It quickly took off, and Brenda found herself dressing luminaries such as Hillary Clinton and Hollywood celebrities. At its peak, French Rags was manufactured in three factories that employed more than 375 people. Brenda, a native of Ashton, England, came to...

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4th Annual Baca Street Bash is July 21!

4th Annual Baca Street Bash is July 21!

Don't miss the city's best block party of the summer! Groove to live music and DJs! Make a tee-shirt! Adopt a pet! Celebrate local artists! You’ll find all of this and more at the Fourth Annual Baca Street Bash on Saturday, July 21, from 4 - 8 p.m. The fun starts at the intersection of Baca and Cerrillos; from there, it’s an easy walk to the participating establishments: Gallery Ethnica, 1301 Cerrillos Rd. counter culture cafe, 930 Baca St. Natural Stones, 930 Baca St. Art.i.fact, 930 Baca St. HyperClash, 926...

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"Commercial Appeal:" A Solo Exhibition by Carmen Selam

Carmen Selam is a multi-disciplinary artist who works in printmaking, painting, and clay. Additionally, she is a traditional tribal artist, weaver, and bead worker. "My work explores the relationships between living on and off of the reservation and how these relations influence my way of life," Carmen says. "I tend to use iconography and popular culture as a tool to delve deeper into the untold indigenous history of America. My art is a reflection of living in contemporary society as a Yakama-Comanche woman." Presented by Curate @ the Art.i.factory.  

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