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New Mexico School For The Arts Chamber Strings Win State Championship In Orchestra Competition

on April 16, 2017 - 7:34am
NMSA News:
ALBUQUERQUE  The New Mexico School for the Arts (NMSA) Chamber String Ensemble won the State Championship in the String Category at the NMAA State Orchestra Competition.
The competition, which took place March 31-April 1, featured 16 orchestras from throughout New Mexico and was sponsored by the New Mexico Activities Association.
NMSA Conductor Carla Lehmeier says, “The orchestra is thrilled by the announcement. Our students and faculty worked extremely hard to prepare for the competition.

NM Symphonic Chorus Presents The Creation

on April 16, 2017 - 7:27am
NMSC News:
ALBUQUERQUE  The sixth season of the New Mexico Symphonic Chorus comes to a sensational close with Haydn’s The Creation at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 7, at the First United Methodist Church in Albuquerque.
Roger Melone will conduct, and the New Mexico Philharmonic will join the Chorus in performing this magnificent oratorio, thought by many to be Haydn’s greatest masterpiece.
The Chorus will perform the English translation by Robert Shaw and Alice Parker. Featured soloists will be soprano Hannah Stephens, tenor Gabriel Liboiron-Cohen and
baritone Edmund Connolly.

Charlie Daniels Band Plays Benefit Concert For Española Valley Humane Society May 19

on April 16, 2017 - 7:02am
EVHS News:
ESPANOLA  This year, the Española Valley Humane Society celebrates its 25th anniversary May 19 with a benefit concert featuring Charlie Daniels Band at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino.
Tickets are on sale now at Prior to the concert, ticket holders can enjoy a BBQ dinner at the Resort (not included in the ticket price).
“It’s truly been an eventful 25 years,” Executive Director Bridget Lindquist said.

Daily Postcard: Cedar Waxwings Crowd Local Birdbath

on April 16, 2017 - 6:55am
Daily Postcard: A small flock of cedar waxwings are spotted Thursday morning crowded around a birdbath at a Los Alamos home. Photo by Ken Hanson

More Scenes From Elks Egg Hunt And Wildfire 2017

on April 15, 2017 - 5:27pm

From left, Matelo Maestas, Matthew Campbell, Demitrius Sisneros, Tristan MacDonald, and Cameron Sisneros organize all their loot collected during the 2017 Elk's Easter Egg Hunt and Wildfire event at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Jackie and Adrian Njuyen have fun at today's egg hunt. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

From left, Matthew Slowik, Jack Councel and Helen Slowik check out the eggs they collected during today's egg hunt. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Elks B.P.O.E #2083 Members Bill Gregory, disguised as Elroy, and Chris Weaver hand out

Scenes From Elks Egg Hunt And Wildfire 2017 Day

on April 15, 2017 - 5:18pm

A group of young people get ready to take their picture with the Easter Bunny during the 2017 Wildfire Elks Egg Hunt today at Ashley Pond Park in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Connor Hoch

A long line of families wait for their turn in the bouncy houses during today's 2017 Wildfire Elks Egg Hunt at Ashley Pond Park. The bouncy houses were free, courtesy of First Baptist Church. Photo by Connor Hoch

Classic Air Medical offers tours of its helicopter during today's Wildfire Elks Egg Hunt. Photo by Connor Hoch

Los Alamos Firefighters distribute bike helmets during the event today at Ashley

Fiesta De La Primavera At Fuller Lodge April 30

on April 15, 2017 - 6:02am