December 2009

SAVE THE DATE !!! Coming up in the first full moon in the new year…. World premiere of: DANCING EARTH in “OF BODIES OF ELEMENTS” Directed and Choreographed by Rulan Tangen Prices $15, or $10 for children, students with ID, and seniors, Santa Fe — SPECIAL PREVIEW on Sunday January…

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November 2009

At the end of Oct, 8 DANCING EARTH performers  participated at the  Desert Botanical Garden’s wonderful Dias De Los Muertos festivities in AZ, where we were proud to dance for the CD release party of our talented composer Quetzal Guerrero. We presented 3 more programs, were photographed by Colleen across…

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October 2009

GRACIAS, THANK YOU, PILOMNIA, MERCI, MEEGWETCH, KENAH To All the Sante Fe Performers, Volunteers, and Community who came out for the standing room only “KANTI-KANTI” fundraiser ! La Mujere giant puppet from Wise Fool beckoned in the crowds who were then blessed by the Aztec dancers – their tall feather…

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September 2009

RULAN TANGEN, VISITING DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, ST LOUIS! Open to Public Events: Saturday Sept 12 8 pm Edison Theater : “DANCING WHO I AM” – Rulan will perform a solo along with notable dance professionals, and participate in an panel discussion about ethnic profiling in the Arts Sunday…

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July 2009

Rulan heads to Salem Oregon for Native Wellness Institute’s Youth Leadership Camp, with star Native athletics coaches in football and basketball. The hard work was rewarded by a trip to the Nike headquarters where Sam McCracken gave inspirational speeches. At the Santa Fe Photo Workshops, Rulan was photographed in a…

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May/June 2009

Rulan models for the exquisite leather designer Tiffany Gremillion, for a campaign photographed by the amazing Iscah Trujillo! Makeup products used for these looks are from two amazing woman-owned companies that create luxurious eco-friendly cosmetics without parabens or petroleum, see the beautiful mineral colors  for a vast selection of skintones…

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April 2009

Rulan Tangen accepted the award on behalf of ANCESTOR EYES for Best Short Film at the North American Indigenous Image Awards held at the Isleta Casino in New Mexico . Also winning was Raoul Trujillo,  as Best Actor for APOCALYPTO and Eli Secody for Best Traditional Recording. Andrea True-Joy Fox,…

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March 2009

Rulan Tangen in residence as guest faculty in the dance department of Herberger College, Arizona State University in Phoenix. Activities include teaching community dance workshops at ASU, Cuervo Art Gallery, and Gila River Boys and Girls Club, guest lecturing for Global Dance History Course . Also, with tech assistance from…

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February 2009

Jaco Cortes and wife, music teacher Ariane Estrada-Cortes, welcomed in new life with the joyous birth of baby girl Camila Carolina Cortes in San Francisco on February 5th, Felicidades! DANCING EARTH begins this semesters Cultural Creative Movement Programs in Santa Fe at the Sweeney Public School and La Mariposa Elementary…

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