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Iris McLister

The Art of Lowrider Culture

WORKING IN A STYLE HE CALLS “TASTEFUL OVERKILL,” Albuquerque native Rob Vanderslice has been painting lowrider cars in New Mexico for nearly 40 years. Vanderslice, who opened his first shop at 18…

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Year-Round Christmas Joy

THE CHRISTMAS SHOP The Christmas Shop is a love letter to owner Liz Kingswood’s adopted Albuquerque home. “I make it my mission to carry local artists who you can’t find at the box stores,” says…

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Find Holiday Magic in Santa Fe

ON A WINTRY MORNING in downtown Santa Fe, a handsome man strolls past the Cathedral Basilica and pauses before turning to his companion. “There’s nothing like Santa Fe at Christmastime,” he says…

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The Healing Power of Sound

IMMERSIVE RELAXATION isn’t limited to fancy spas. Just ask Santa Fe–based sound healer Adrienne Smith, whose Perfect Fifths Sound Healing travels wherever Smith is booked to fine-tune mental and…

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A New Way to Spa

IF YOU’RE LOOKING for the kind of relaxation that completely turns off your brain, a sensory-deprivation float tank at Ojo Santa Fe Spa Resort, in La Ciénega, might be the ticket. The experience is…

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Carving Out Legacies

ONCE THERE WAS A FATHER FROM MEXICO, a skilled curandero who could find powerful medicine in the most barren deserts. He moved to Arizona with his wife in the first few years of the 20th century, but…

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