Tag: New Mexico

Photos From Last Weekend’s Taos Vortex Will Inspire You To Go Big This Weekend

Jessica Bernstein/Uproxx Taos Vortex was this past weekend, and from the looks of it the New Mexico art collective Meow Wolf was able to pull off a truly immersive and psychedelic weekend for the lucky festival-goers in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Imagine being trapped in the world of Alice in Wonderland, but instead of wanting […]

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Lynda Benglis Redefined Sculpture in the ’60s. Now, She’s at Her Most Prolific.

Memory is as important to the work of Lynda Benglis as any of her artistic materials, including the globular polyurethane foam and wax for which she is perhaps best known. A pioneer of free-form sculpture who radically pushed the medium in the late ’60s, she fills her biomorphic abstract works with the textures, sounds and […]

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U.S. Can Block Migrants Seeking Asylum, but Only in Some States, Appeals Court Rules

A federal appeals court said Friday that President Trump can begin blocking some Central American migrants from applying for asylum in the United States, but only along parts of the border with Mexico. Migrants who seek asylum in New Mexico and Texas can be subjected to the administration’s new rules, which effectively prohibit them from […]

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Sky Civilian Gives Us A Guide To Santa Fe Ahead Of This Weekend’s Taos Vortex

Lindsey Kennedy/Uproxx Taos Vortex, the psychedelic music festival from the minds behind the Meow Wolf art collective, is this weekend in Santa Fe, New Mexico and we’ll be going live on the Uproxx Travel Instagram over the weekend to catch all the madness on the festival floor. Ahead of her set at the festival, we […]

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Facing Opposition, E.P.A. Backtracks on Use of ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Wild Animals

The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday withdrew its support for the continued use of so-called cyanide bombs to protect livestock from predators, reversing course amid strong opposition to the practice. The E.P.A. administrator, Andrew R. Wheeler, said he was withdrawing an interim reauthorization for the use of M-44 devices, which are used to kill […]

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Jeffrey Epstein Chose New Mexico for a Reason

If there’s a secret, New Mexico will try to keep it. The Land of Enchantment has gotten a lot of practice over the years, well before the now-late Jeffrey Epstein purchased the Zorro Ranch south of Santa Fe. The world’s first nuclear weapon, code name “Gadget,” was detonated in New Mexico on June 18, 1945. Tourists […]

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Back-to-School Sales Tax ‘Holidays’ Lure Shoppers Despite Slim Savings

If you missed out on the blitz of deals offered early this week by many online retailers, don’t despair: There may be additional savings on the horizon, as more than a dozen states gear up for their annual summer sales tax “holidays.” This year, 16 states are offering back-to-school promotions, exempting many items, including clothing, […]

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Jeffrey Epstein Registered as a Sex Offender in 2 States. In New Mexico, He Didn’t Have To.

STANLEY, N.M. — Jeffrey Epstein, the New York financier, managed to evade federal prosecution a decade ago in a Florida sex case involving dozens of teenage girls, in part by agreeing to register as a sex offender. But for a man with many residences, and many high-powered lawyers, registering as a sex offender was not […]

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Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash

ALBUQUERQUE — Congress has so far thwarted President Trump’s plan to build a wall along the border with Mexico. But that hasn’t stopped some supporters from finding a way to build their own barrier. A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing […]

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