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Book of the Month - Volume VIX

Book of the Month - Volume VIX
November 17 - January 27, 2015
Location: Encore Gallery at the Taos Community Auditorium

Artist Joy Purcell, one of the founding members of the Taos Book Arts Group, is perhaps, one of the most prolific. She finds inspiration all around her, as in this installation entitled, “It’s the Journey.”

The literal foundation of this piece is a manipulated book of poetry by Robert Burns. Its dog-eared pages reminded artist Joy Purcell of the fact that a real, “old fashioned” book differs from an IPad in that, “you cannot dog-ear” the pages of an IPad. “There is magic in the books we grew up loving,” she says. She made the book a piece of art by folding the pages in order to make the solid, drum-like foundation.

The wasps nest, another found object, came from Tres Piedras. Joy has used this particular nest in other pieces she has formerly created. So it is many-times recycled. The layers of the nest and the leaves captured in it are further reminders of pages in a book. The small wasps nest, Joy found embedded in a ceramic gargoyle outside her front door. At the center of the installation is a small book with honeycomb printing.

As she works, Joy tells herself stories. On the one hand, the three rusted bottle caps, she admits, “There are stories there, but I am not yet sure what the those stories are.” On the other hand, the Tibetan script on an accordion-folded book with exquisite writing and flowing lines speaks of how another culture, a long journey away, expresses itself.
 

Making art for Joy is a journey of discovery. A Joy-full journey that is part of her daily life as a person and an artist.

 

These events are planned for TCA’s various venues: the auditorium, Encore Gallery, and Stables Gallery. Most events, but not all, are sponsored by TCA. Submit your TCA event here.

Event Listings

ongoing since August 2014

Venice: A Reality of a Different Order - Works by Robbie Steinbach

August 29 - January 13, 2015
Location: Caffe Renato
Prints and Photographs by Robbie Steinbach
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November 2014

TCA Exhibits at The Historic Taos Inn - Photography by Bruce W. Norman

November 2 - February 2, 2015
Location:
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Book of the Month - Volume VIX

November 17 - January 27, 2015
Location: Encore Gallery at the Taos Community Auditorium
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3rd Annual TCA Members Open - Call for Entry

November 19 - March 9, 2015
Location: Encore Gallery and the Stables
Open Entry - Drop Off date January 27th, 2015, noon to 2pm at Stables Gallery. Opening Jan 30, 2015, 4-6pm
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6th Annual Self Portraits - Juried Exhibition

November 20 - January 27, 2015
Location: Encore Gallery at the Taos Community Auditorium
The Many Faces of Taos Artists
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Second City Improv - A night of laughter

November 21, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Met Live in HD: Il Barbiere Di Sivigilia (Rossini)

November 22, 2014 11:00 AM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Days and Nights"

November 23, 2014 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Days and Nights"

November 24, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Days and Nights"

November 25, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "The Better Angels"

November 30, 2014 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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December 2014

Movies at the TCA "The Better Angels"

December 1, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "The Better Angels"

December 2, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Elsa & Fred"

December 7, 2014 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Elsa & Fred"

December 8, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Elsa & Fred"

December 9, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Working Class Theatre presents: "A Christmas Carol"

December 10, 2014 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Working Class Theatre presents: "A Christmas Carol"

December 11, 2014 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Working Class Theatre presents: "A Christmas Carol"

December 12, 2014 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Met Live in HD: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg (Wagner)

December 13, 2014 10:00 AM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Working Class Theatre presents: "A Christmas Carol"

December 13, 2014 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Young Ones"

December 14, 2014 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
The TCA Film Society will be hosting a discussion immediately following the Sunday, Dec. 14th screening. Everyone is welcome.
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Working Class Theatre presents: "A Christmas Carol"

December 14, 2014 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Young Ones"

December 15, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
The TCA Film Society will be hosting a discussion immediately following the Sunday, Dec. 14th screening. Everyone is welcome.
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Movies at the TCA "Young Ones"

December 16, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
The TCA Film Society will be hosting a discussion immediately following the Sunday, Dec. 14th screening. Everyone is welcome.
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Robert Mirabal & Special Guest Robby Romero and Friends, A Holiday Concert

December 19, 2014 7:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Interstellar"

December 21, 2014 2:00 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Interstellar"

December 22, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Movies at the TCA "Interstellar"

December 23, 2014 7:30 PM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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January 2015

Met Live in HD: The Merry Widow (Lehar) New Production

January 17, 2015 11:00 AM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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Met Live in HD: Les Contes D'Hoffmann (Offenbach)

January 31, 2015 11:00 AM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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February 2015

Met Live in HD: Iolanta (Tchaikovsky) / Bluebeard's Castle (Bartok) New Production

February 14, 2015 10:30 AM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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March 2015

Zoe Zimmerman: Photography

March 6 - April 26, 2015
Location: Encore Gallery of the TCA
Recent photography by Taos artist Zimmerman, Opening March 6, 5-7pm

Met Live in HD: La Donna Del Lago (Rossini) New Production

March 14, 2015 11:00 AM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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April 2015

Met Live in HD: Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) / Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) New Production

April 25, 2015 10:30 AM
Location: Taos Community Auditorium
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