A talk with Amber Dorko Stopper and Janet Finegar of the Philadelphia Krampuslauf!
An essay from the instigator of the Portland Krampuslauf, Arun Once Was ZyGoat.
It’s summertime in the Old Pueblo again, the time of year in the Sonoran desert when the influence of the elements over our lives is at its peak, and that influence is surely being felt by many here now; along with the scorching heat that we are all accustomed to enduring, we also have…
Spring salutations to everyone from Many Mouths One Stomach! The seasonal changes may not be as dramatic throughout the yearly cycle for those of us here in the desert southwest as they are for other locales, but the signs are there if we keep a look-out for them; budding ocotillos and mesquites, nest-building birds, wildflowers….
And here we are again friends, at the end of another year on ye olde Gregorian calendar, in the wake of the 21st annual All Souls Procession, and at the start of what may well be a rather warm and dry winter for those of us here in Southern Arizona! With the new year approaching,…
An interview with Randall Swindell of Ensphere and Karen Falkenstrom of Odaiko Sonora, musical directors for this year’s All Souls Procession Grand Finale ceremony. Plus, Gerry Loew’s short promotional video for All Souls Procession 2010.
The yearly cycle has returned us once again to Fall in Southern Arizona, when we begin looking forward to cooler temperatures and the coming of the All Souls Procession Weekend. There’s lots to tell you about, many new and exciting changes, so I’ll get right to it!
Summer’s here, friends! Many peoples of the northern hemisphere have for centuries observed the summer solstice and Midsummer’s Day by lighting raging bonfires, and at this time of year the heat of the raging bonfire is something we in the Sonoran Desert can relate to. Since folk-culture is a reflection of the soul of a…