Roll ‘Em in the City Different

Santa Fe Weird Kyle When filmmakers think location, location, location, Santa Fe remains high on the list. According to MovieMaker, a trade publication, Santa Fe is still ranked Number 3 on the list of small cities. Savannah, Georgia and New Orleans are ranked ahead of Santa Fe. Pittsburgh and Cincinnati are number four and five…

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Fifty and Growing On

Santa Fe Weird Kyle The Santa Fe Farmers’ Market celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year. What a ride it’s been! Back in ’68, when the market first started, it consisted of a band of traveling farmers, willing to squat wherever they could, to sell their potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, onions, beets and other good eats. They…

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Keep Austin Weird

Kyle Kyle and I attended the Writer’s League of Texas Agents Conference in Austin this summer. While there, we made a point to learn why and how Austin became the first city to celebrate its unique character by branding itself “Weird.” The city’s unofficial motto is “Keep Austin Weird.” The father of that motto –…

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A Passion for Craft

In a Cafe by Edgar Degas {{PD-US}} A Passion for Craft The distinctive genius of Edgar Degas   Degas, A New Vision, the Edgar Degas retrospective exhibition, underway until January 16, 2017 at the Houston Museum of Fine Art is an astounding study of an artist’s commitment to the process of creating art. The exhibition…

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