A project that is near to our hearts
Last week our amazing video team put together a short piece to inspire the city we love to get through this collective experience we are going through. Luckily we're in a position where we can broadcast such a message through our six radio stations, SantaFe.com, our various social media platforms and more. It's something we had to do. It's something we had to share.
Please watch and continue reading to learn a little more.
The words you hear during the video are that of Hampton Sides, a Santa Fe resident and award-winning author of books you probably know, like Blood and Thunder, Ghost Soldiers. He both wrote and narrated:
The City Different
The city that dares to be different
The city at the end of the trail
A city of art and music
Of mountains and rails
The City of Sacred Faith
Of markets and great books
Of miracle staircases and magical cooks
Now our spaces have gone silent
Our plazas empty, our stages quiet
In this time of pause
Being apart brings us together
As we meet this head on
United by our differences
And a history that is long
Soon we will dare again to be different
We’ll shimmer at the end of trail
We’ll burn away our cares
The City different will prevail
From the SantaFe.com video team
Scott Hussion: It was so nice to get outside and explore our amazing city during this time.
McCall Sides: We wanted to shoot everything in a cinematic way. We showcased a lot of locations that we knew would be familiar to locals, using some footage we shot with crowds this past year and matched the shots from the same locations completely empty.