Jan 23 - 29, 2014 
Kichi for Tako

Museum Review

Kichi for Tako

It's time for an intervention

By Gail Guengerich
Tako Kichi means “kite crazy” in Japanese. Kichi is a good word to know because it seems the Japanese are kichi for so many thingstea ceremonies, folding kimonos and arranging flowersall of which involve meticulous attention to detail.

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Book News

Dede in Wonderland

By Steven Robert Allen
Former state senator Dede Feldman describes her first legislative session in 1997 as “a little like riding a motorcycle in a thunderstorm in the nude.” Sound like an exaggeration? It isn't. Legislative sessions in New Mexico can be terrifying, bombastic and exhilarating.
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Book Review

Cher Me This …

It's a new biography, man.

Review by Mark Lopez
Most people know about Cher from her illustrious music career. Hits like “I Got You Babe” and “The Beat Goes On,” with her former husband and music partner Sonny Bono, put her in the public eye. But her solo hits “If I Could Turn Back Time” and “Believe”which, I'll admit, was a personal obsession of mine as a childare what catapulted her to iconic status.

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