Dec 302012
 
Stylish, NEW Hand-Crafted Camera Straps from HeR

  Stylish, NEW Hand-Crafted Camera Straps from HeR     HeR Camera Straps are hand-crafted and uniquely designed for the fashion, fun-loving on-the-go-camera gal.  The newest creation from Omaha photographer and fashionista, Sarah Foster of Sarah Foster Photography.  Foster’s combined love of photography and fashion have prompted her to design these one-of-a-kind camera straps now available in pre-made or custom designs.   Camera straps may be viewed online at Facebook and Ebay.   To order yours, simply email HeR at hercamerastraps@yahoo.com with your Camera Strap ID Number! Camera Straps are [Read More]

Sep 272012
 
From the Editor

      From the Editor Autumn Greetings!  Welcome to the October 2012 issue of Southwest Flair Magazine! It’s autumn and my favorite time of year and more welcome than ever as we passed out of one of the hottest summers on record. It is wonderful to feel the cool fall air coming in and see the colors as they begin to turn. We are proud to present our cover feature this month: an exclusive interview with the lovely singer/songwriter Ana Egge, formerly of Silver City, New Mexico, as she [Read More]

Sep 272012
 
Ana Egge on New Mexico and Music - Exclusive Interview

Exclusive Cover Feature and Interview with Musician Singer/Songwriter Ana Egge Ana Egge on New Mexico and Music   She’s inspiring and she’s smooth, she’s oh so smooth. She just slips her songs right in and the next thing you know, you’re sailing down the road with Egge. Songs from the heart and the homeland, it’s no wonder Steve Earle saw fit to produce her latest CD, Bad Blood. But there’s no bad blood here; this back-country gal, raised in North Dakota in her early childhood and the remainder in the [Read More]

Sep 272012
 
Journeys out of the West by P. A. Nisbet

Journeys out of the West   Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery invites you to our first gallery show at our new Tucson location at 6872 East Sunrise Drive, in Ventana Village Center at the southwest corner of Sunrise Drive and Kolb Road. Join Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery for a show and sale of P. A. Nisbet's paintings. Opening reception with the artist will be held on Friday, October 12, 2012 from 5 – 7 pm. Show dates October 12 – November 2, 2012.   OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, October 12, [Read More]

Sep 272012
 
Yoga: Developing balance, rhythm and patience will improve your practice and your life

Yoga: Developing balance, rhythm and patience will improve your practice and your life by Cheryl Yale-Bruedigam, CYI – 250   Pose of the Triangle, or Trikonasana, aiding in the development of balance   As you begin your practice you will begin to develop balance, rhythm and patience. They will come naturally as a part of yoga practice and at times you will want to even increase concentration upon them as you work toward continual improvement in your practice and in your life. As you improve, you will then find these [Read More]

Sep 272012
 
Sottsdale's 38th Annual ArtWalk

Galleries to Commemorate ArtWalk’s 38th Birthday Anniversary ArtWalk Coming Thurs., Oct. 18 The Scottsdale Gallery Association has announced that it will kick off its 38th ArtWalk season on Thurs., Oct. 18 from 7 to 9pm. The new Anniversary ArtWalk will feature live painting on the streets, great local music and gallery spotlights on Scottsdale’s favorite artists. Several special attractions are planned for the streets of downtown: May Gallery will be hosting an artist reception for The Art of Bobby Goldsboro. Entertainer-composer Bobby Goldsboro has performed before more than 2 billion [Read More]

Sep 272012
 
Modern Spirit: Fashion of the 1920s

Phoenix Art Museum Presents Modern Spirit: Fashion of the 1920s New Exhibition Explores Roaring 20s Lasting Legacy on Fashion Beyond the Flapper PHOENIX – Phoenix Art Museum presents Modern Spirit: Fashion of the 1920s, a fascinating look into the meaning of fashion in the jazz age. Featuring more than 40 ensembles and accessories by more than a dozen iconic fashion designers including Gabrielle Chanel, Madeleine Vionnet and Jean Patou, the exhibition provides a stunning overview of the decade’s creative and revolutionary garments that continue to impact fashion today.  Modern Spirit: [Read More]

Sep 272012
 
Chicken Avocado with Grapefruit High Energy Lunch

Chicken Avocado with Grapefruit High Energy Lunch A high energy lunch that boosts your metabolism Avocados are rich in fat yes but the good kind of fat. Studies have shown it is actually possible to lose weight with avocados. Grapefruit allows carbohydrates to release more slowly into the blood stream and the combination of the two together provide a wonderful energy boost to get you through the afternoon. Ingredients chicken breast cut into strips black pepper to taste chopped green chiles bell peppers thinly sliced sprinkle grated orange peel olive [Read More]

Sep 272012
 
Fall Foliage Just the Beginning to Autumn in Aspen

  ASPEN, Colo. – Autumn in Aspen has always been somewhat of a local secret. Akin to summer, fall is filled with bluebird skies, world-class festivals, and the same great outdoor adventures like hiking, biking, rafting, and paragliding. But unlike summer's frenetic pace, fall offers the opportunity to experience Aspen's mellower side, where you might just find yourself all alone on your favorite trail. Or dining at your favorite restaurant twice due to the great deal you found. Or even extending your stay in this veritable mountain paradise because of [Read More]

Sep 272012
 
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Celebrates 41st Event

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Celebrates 41st Event World’s Largest Ballooning Event Takes to Skies October 6-14   Photo courtesy Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque, NM – The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta celebrates its 41st event with over 500 hot air balloons representing 19 countries. The 41st event will occur October 6-14, 2012 at Balloon Fiesta Park, in Albuquerque, NM. The breathtaking mass ascensions featuring two waves of hot air balloons will fill Albuquerque’s morning skies with hundreds of balloons on both weekends and on Wednesday of Balloon Fiesta. Evening events bring [Read More]

Sep 262012
 
Phoenix Fashion Week October 3-6, 2012

8th Annual Phoenix Fashion Week Returns to Talking Stick Resort October 3-6, 2012 PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 20, 2012) – Talking Stick Resort has renewed their exciting partnership with Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW), by hosting the 8th annual eventtaking place October 3-6 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Las Vegas-style casino-resort sets the stage to host thousands of fashion fans, designers, buyers, celebrities, and industry professionals. Within its expansive property the stage will be set for breathtaking established and emerging designer runway shows, designer of the year competition, fashionable seminars, model of the [Read More]

Sep 262012
 
Give Yourself a Southwestern Manicure

Give Yourself a Southwestern Manicure     This takes a little longer than usual but for a special occasion or just to add a little southwest flair to the same old drab look, why not? We did!   Soak nails in olive oil for a few minutes. Gently pat dry Massage cuticles with natural aloe vera from the plant. Air dry. Select your three favorite southwest shades of nail polish. Apply a single stroke down one third on side of nail with a darker shade. Repeat on other side with [Read More]

Sep 262012
 
Little Sister Rug's Journey Marks a Sign of Healing

Little Sister Rug's Journey Marks a Sign of Healing Fort Sumner, New Mexico — One of the largest Navajo rugs in the world is currently on display at Fort Sumner State Monument through October 28, 2012. The Little Sister Rug measures 26 by 28 feet. Twelve weavers, members of the Chilchinbeto Chapter of the Navajo, worked simultaneously and in two groups – one on each side, their work meeting in the middle. The project was begun in 1981 and completed a year later. The rug appears to be a compilation [Read More]

Sep 262012
 
Furne One to Present 'Best Of' Collection at Phoenix Fashion Week

Furne One to Present 'Best Of' Collection at Phoenix Fashion Week 10/6: Celebrity-favorite and hotly anticipated designer Furne One to close out fashion week with dramatic finale show SCOTTSDALE, AZ (September 25, 2012) – Phoenix Fashion Week is set to launch their 8th year of fabulous fashion shows as the top fashion event in the Southwest, and this year promises to be one of the most exciting yet. Celebrated for his natural ability to craft extravagant and artistic designs and one of the most hotly anticipated designers on the global [Read More]

Sep 262012
 
Win a $10,000 Dream Closet Makeover from Classy Closets

Win a $10,000 Dream Closet Makeover from Classy Closets 100 lucky winners will receive a free mini-closet makeover, One will win a custom closet worth $10,000! SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.  – Do you look at your closet and cringe? Is your home organization system somewhere between "not good" and "non-existent" ? Or maybe, after too many shopping trips have you just run out of space? Then you’re in need of a serious closet makeover from Classy Closets. Classy Closets has kicked off their “Dream Closet Makeover Contest” and will award one lucky [Read More]

Sep 262012
 
Photographing the Places We Make Sacred

Photographing the Places We Make Sacred A lecture by John Carter for the exhibits “Illuminating the Word: The Saint John’s Bible” and “Contemplative Landscape” Santa Fe (Sept. 19, 2012) – John Carter, a curator and historian with the Nebraska State Historical Society speaks on “Ritualized Naming of the Landscape through Photography,” at 2 pm on Sunday, Oct. 14, in the New Mexico History Museum Auditorium. The lecture is free with admission; Sundays are free to NM residents. “People in Western civilization particularly have a penchant for naming and claiming places,” [Read More]

Sep 262012
 
Santa Fe's Newest Museum: The Pablita Velarde Museum of Indian Women in the Arts

Santa Fe's Newest Museum Opens to the Public The Pablita Velarde Museum of Indian Women in the Arts elebrates the creative powers of North American indigenous women   Santa Fe (September 13, 2012) – Join us on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 5-8 p.m. for an opening reception at the brand new Pablita Velarde Museum of Indian Women in the Arts. Named for the painter who opened the door for Native women artists, this museum is dedicated to the painters, potters, sculptors, weavers, actresses, dancers, writers, singers, poets, film makers and [Read More]

Sep 262012
 
Fashionably Pink Celebrity Fashion Show Benefitting The Cure

Phoenix Fashion Week Presents 'Fashionably Pink' Celebrity Fashion Show Benefitting Susan G. Komen for the Cure ® Phoenix Local celebrities and breast cancer survivors take the runway for fashionable giving at the Musical Instrument Museum with special guest Nancy Brinker on October 3rd SCOTTSDALE, AZ (September 13, 2012) – The Fashionably Pink Celebrity Fashion Show benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure ® Phoenix kicks off Phoenix Fashion Week for the fourth consecutive year on Wednesday, October 3rd. To emphasize the importance of this show, Phoenix Fashion Week has added [Read More]

Sep 262012
 
Arizona Biltmore Sweetens 83rd Year of Traditional Afternoon Tea

Arizona Biltmore Sweetens 83rd Year of Traditional Afternoon Tea With Seasonal and Holiday Surprises Each Month      PHOENIX, Ariz., September 11, 2012 -Though Afternoon Tea at the Arizona Biltmore (www.arizonabiltmore.com) is an 83-year tradition dating back to when the resort opened in 1929, the experience changes each year – with an infusion of trendy tea sandwiches, popular teas, and innovative desserts and pastries.   "The roots of Afternoon Tea go back several hundred years to England, but at the Arizona Biltmore we keep it fresh and lively by updating [Read More]

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