La Regenta in New York

Cuban Cultural Center of New York Teresa Dovalpage’s La Regenta en La Habana Thursday, March 21, 2013 @ 6:30 pm The New York City launching of La Regenta en La Habana, Teresa Dovalpage’s delightful and original new novel. In her latest work, the author takes Clarin’s classic masterpiece as a point of departure, with contemporary Havana as…

Eva Mirabal: a healthy disregard for the impossible

Eva Mirabal Originally published in Taos News Art was present in Taos Pueblo painter Eva Mirabal’s life from her early years. Her father was a model for Nicolai Fechin and Joseph Imhof, and she often accompanied him to the artists’ studios. He was such a popular model that a wooden bust of him was once…

Interview in The Latino Author

This week, TheLatinoAuthor.com is interviewing author Teresa Dovalpage who was born in Havana and now lives in Taos, New Mexico. She has a PhD in literature and currently teaches at UNM-Taos. She also writes a weekly column for the local newspaper, Taos News. A bilingual author, she has published six novels, four in Spanish and…

Award-winning baker brings rich culinary heritage to Taos

Originally published in Taos News Photo: Tina Larkin   Alexandra Rose has family ties with the Russian nobility and Leo Tolstoy. Her grandfather owned a well-known vineyard by the Dnieper River and one of his wines, named Knyazhev, won the Grand Prix at the Paris Exposition in 1900. “My grandfather learned to cook from his…

Health and wellness resources

Originally published in Enchanted Homes Taos’ high desert climate and pure air are powerful enough reasons to make the town a health destination. But there is more: the mineral springs in and around Taos, like Ojo Caliente, the first natural health spa in the country, and Manby Springs, are also renowned for their curative properties. The…

Love is in Taos air

Originally published in Taos Wedding Issue Taos reputation as a romantic destination is growing.  In 2011 the city was named by Shape Magazine as one of the Top 12 “Best Honeymoon Destinations for Active Couples” in the world. “Taos also has what people call ‘good vibes,’” says Stella Mares McGinnis, who adds, “This is a…