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Bernice Pearl: A Neighborhood Gem

Bernice Pearl moved to Santa Fe five years ago from NYC when her husband died and, as she says, she “doesn’t waste a minute.”  She is 81 years old and, because she loves kids, chose to live in the Vista Linda … Continue reading

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Issa’s Quest: Radio Taboo

Some random thoughts on the Oscars, and an interview with the fascinating  Issa Nyaphaga, a Camerooni, activist, artist, journalist and one time refugee whose Radio Taboo project will build a radio tower in his village to help people talk about … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Santa Fe!

A very short review of Warm Bodies, some thoughts on the school bonds and Glenn Wikles’s vote, and all about Breakthrough Santa Fe. Hear Talia Winokur, the Director of Breakthrough Santa Fe and some Santa Fe Breakthrough students talk about … Continue reading

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Over Gov’s Objection, Higher Ed Center Goes Forward

Some thoughts on God and Santa Claus, the Republican obsession with rape and incest, and Captain Underpants.  And an interview with Carole Brito about the new Higher Education Learning Center — how it was planned, how Governor Martinez tried to … Continue reading

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Liberian Lights: Rich Fahey’s Story

For the season of lights, we are broadcasting our story on Rich Fahey.  Rich Fahey and his wife Suzanne were Peace Corps Volunteers in Libera in the late 60s.  More than 40 years later, Rich is back,  bringing solar lights … Continue reading

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Dr. Bronze

Come with me on a tour of Santa Fe Bronze and hear the story of its new owner, Cheryl Kirk, former medical doctor and pathologist whose passion for Santa Fe prompted her to become… Dr. Bronze.  We also talk to Paul … Continue reading

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Much ado about… nothing? ATC Coda

We thought we finished our series on the ATC Charter Story.  But… ATC, it turns out, cannot move into the Kuane building after all.  Why? The City of Santa Fe amended its land use ordinance to require a permit from … Continue reading

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The Ms. Show: Who is Mrs. Nancy Udell?

“Do you know the women’s movement has no sense of humor?”  “No, but hum a few bars and I’ll see if I can sing along…”  When I got a wedding invitation addressed to Mrs. Nancy Udell, I started thinking, does … Continue reading

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About Love: Gay Block on her Life and Work

Photographer Gay Block talks about her life and work.  Radius books in Santa Fe recently published Gay’s monograph,  About Love: Photographs and Films 1973-2011.   From early portraits of her mother and her parents friends in Houston, to the Miami Beach … Continue reading

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Liberian Lights: Rich Fahey’s Story

Rich Fahey and his wife Suzanne were Peace Corps Volunteers in Libera in the late 60s.  More than 40 years later, Rich is back,  bringing solar lights and a market for them to Liberia.  His company LEN grew out of a … Continue reading

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