Entrevista en el Nuevo Herald

por Luis De la Paz Originalmente publicada en el Nuevo Herald Teresa Dovalpage nació en La Habana en 1966 y ahora vive en Taos, Nuevo México, donde se desempeña como profesora en la universidad local y columnista para el periódico Taos News. Tiene un doctorado en literatura y escribe indistintamente en su lengua materna como…

Taos secret underground

Photo: Tina Larkin Story and image originally published in Taos News Doña Luz Lane is a whimsical street located just a few steps off the Plaza. Among the many shops that line it is Red Cat Melissiana, a folk art and antique store housed in an old adobe. The front entrance is decorated with honeycups;…

Master sculptor John Suazo celebrates 40 years of art

Photo: Tina Larkin Photo and story originally published in Taos News (Tradiciones) Taos Pueblo sculptor John Suazo has received multiple awards and distinctions. His sculpture “Waiting for Grandfather” was installed at the University of Arizona in Tucson in 2013. His work is in numerous museums and galleries throughout the country and has also been exhibited…

Chef Dooling: using food like a painter’s palette

Photo: Tina Larkin; image published in Taos News Story originally published in Taos News Chef Adam Dooling remembers being keenly interested in food since childhood. One of his first kindergarten projects was to write and illustrate a Chinese menu. “My mom still has it,” he said. “And I was always helping her and my aunts…

Taqueria El Torito brings Mexican flavor to Valerio Plaza

Photo: Tina Larkin, published in Taos News Originally published in Taos News Tacos and burritos are among the most popular Mexican comfort foods. Taqueria El Torito, a taco cart located in Valerio Plaza, offers them in many permutations that go from the mildly spicy taco de asada, made with steak, to a really hot burrito…

Taos Mountain Warrior Fitness promotes health and teamwork

Originally published in Taos News Don’t wait until New Year’s Eve to make the resolution to get in shape. “It’s better to start now, so you are in shape by New Year or as early as Thanksgiving,” said trainer Carmen Medrano-Ruiz. Medrano-Ruiz and her husband Daniel Ruiz, of Taos Mountain Warrior Fitness, offer fitness classes…

Corn harvest: a feast of horno-roasted chicos

Originally published in Taos News On Friday September 5th at 4 p.m. students from Eno s Garcia Elementary School and Chrysalis Alternative School met at Parr Field. They harvested red chile and corn, led by Miguel Santistevan, executive director and founder of the nonprofit AIRE (Agriculture Implementation Research and Education) and a teacher at Taos Municipal…

Cumbres-Toltect train: riding into the Old West

Originally published in Taos News The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is offering half-price tickets to all residents of Taos, Santa Fe and Española. From August 17th to the 31st, northern New Mexico residents have the opportunity to take a ride back in time, enjoying a railroad built in the 1880’s and a train pulled by…