Vail Film Festival Painting Unveiling and Gathering with Artist David Gonzalez at Art on a Whim

David Gonzalez is most known in Colorado for his bright action paintings of cyclists and skiers. Most recently he has painted town scenes of Bridge Street in Vail and the ski slopes. Come meet him this weekend!

What: Artist David V. Gonzales Demonstrations
When: Saturday, March 12: 1-5 PM, Sunday, March 13: 1-3 PM
Where: Art on a Whim Gallery, 227 Bridge St, Vail (Next to the Covered Bridge)

What: Vail Film Festival Painting Unveiling Party
When: Sunday, March 13: 4-6 PM
Where: Art on a Whim Gallery, 227 Bridge St, Vail (Next to the Covered Bridge)

The Story Behind the Perfect Knife

Corey Milligan founded New West Knifeworks and Moutain Man Toy Shop after making his first knife in 1996. Milligan refined his knife making skills by reading books and working with other knife makers in the United States and Japan and has mastered the art of the perfect durable knife. He draws inspiration for his knifes from cooking, personal experiences, talking to other chefs and customer input.

Why Quality matters beyond the food!

Please enjoy the insider views coming soon by David Glutz's that will bring to The Catalogues readers, what defines a culinary experience beyond the food.

The New Mexico Jazz Festival

We love Santa Fe — a city replete with art and culture.Exemplifying this is The New Mexico Jazz Festival — a collaborative project of the Outpost Performance Space, the Lensic, Santa Fe’s Performing Arts Center, and the Santa Fe Jazz Foundation. The two week Festival takes place each year in the last two weeks of July. The New Mexico Jazz Festival is exciting in that it features local as well as world renowned artists and jazz masters and brings together the two major New Mexico cities— Albuquerque & Santa Fe. Check it out at

The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show!

Did you know?

In addition to all the buying, selling, wheeling, dealing and celebrating that take place on the West World show grounds and local Arabian ranches, the Arabian horse public outspends other area visitors two to one. The Scottsdale All-Arabian Horse Show brings in excess of $33 million to the local economy during its ten-day stint. Among of the show's many benefits are the fact that not only are the Arabian horses showcased.

Magazine Readership Jumps 8% this Century!

A new analysis of 81 magazines that have published continuously at least since 2000 has shown that magazine readership has increased by about 8% in the last ten years.

While newsstand sales and subscriptions have been on the decline, Mediamark Research and Intelligence data on total audience for leading consumer magazines as analyzed by MediaPost shows an upward trend.

Why QR Codes Are Poised to Hit the Mainstream!

QR Codes 101

If you’re not yet familiar with QR codes, they’re similar to the barcodes used by retailers to track inventory and price products at the point of sale. The key difference between the two is the amount of data they can hold or share.

When you scan or read a QR code with your iPhone, Android or other camera-enabled Smartphone, you can link to digital content on the web; activate a number of phone functions including email, IM and SMS; and connect the mobile device to a web browser.

Editor's Blog -- On the Road with Blakeney, Part I

Welcome to The Catalogues blog spot. Over the next few months I will take you on a weekly tour of travel, taste, and recreation ... all the really cool and hip places to visit in our area of influence, including Scottsdale, Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Sedona, Phoenix, Tucson, Jackson Hole , Sun Valley and other places along the way.

Our first stop, the beautiful BOULDERS GOLF CLUB & RESORT in Carefree, Arizona.

Check out our new Blog!

We're happy to announce we've just launched our new Blog on!