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Moon Over White Rock

on October 19, 2013 - 10:36am

A large October moon shines brightly early Friday evening looking east from Grand Canyon Drive in White Rock. Photo by Katy Korkos

Fun Packed HalloWeekend Planned

on October 19, 2013 - 8:52am



Los Alamos MainStreet hosts Trick or Treat on MainStreet 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 in downtown Los Alamos.

Last year more than 3,000 people attended the event. Local businesses and organizations will open their doors and set up tables along Central Avenue to hand out treats to the costumed trick-or-treaters.

A performance by High Flyers Gymnastics will start at 5 p.m., followed by The Hallo-wiener Parade at 5:30 p.m. and a dance performance by New Mexico Dance Theater at 6 p.m. Find a complete event list on

Festivities will continue

UNM-LA to Show Gandhi in Composition Cinema Lecture Series Oct. 24

on October 19, 2013 - 8:46am

UNM-LA News:

The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) will feature Gandhi, Oct. 24, as the fourth installment in the Composition Cinema I: A Film and Lecture Series, which will run through Nov. 14.

The host for Gandhi will be UNM-LA Adjunct Faculty member, Dora Akleksandrova, and the discussion will center around her course theme “free will.”

Gandhi is a biography about Mohandas Gandhi, the spiritual and political leader of the non-violent resistance movement (Satyagraha) in India against the United Kingdom’s rule during the 20th century.

The film is free and open to the public

Rumba Class Benefits High School Dance Club

on October 19, 2013 - 7:36am

BESC News:

Natalia Barkhudarova will be teaching a Rumba Dance Class 7:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

Barkhudarova will teach a dance sequence in Rumba, plus focus on some of the fine points of arm styling.

A donation of $10 per dancer is suggested. The money will be given to the Los Alamos High School Dance Club for transportation expenses.

The Dance Club is planning trips to New Mexico State University High School Dance Day in February and to the Capital City High School Dance Festival in March.

White Rock Father and Daughter Compete For Humor Prize

on October 18, 2013 - 7:09am

Staff Report

Longtime White Rock resident Lowell Christensen is the author of three stocking stuffer books: Coping With Texas and Other Staggering Feets; Beginning Farming and What Makes a Sheep Tick; and The One-Minute Zillionaire–Achieve Wealth, Fame, and Success in an Instant, Give or Take a Hundred Years. Now he’s hoping to win a prestigious award.

The Robert Benchley Society presents an annual award for humor. The contest is judged by a nationally recognized humorist, and the winner is flown to Boston for a black-tie awards banquet at the Harvard Club.

Party With Beer Co-op Halloween Night

on October 18, 2013 - 6:33am

Enjoy Dinner and Entertainment at Saturday's American Legion Fundraiser

on October 17, 2013 - 8:02am


On Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 American Legion Post 90, Auxiliary Unit 90 will be hosting a fundraiser in support of Auxiliary Charities. Dinner will be served by the Ladies Auxiliary starting at 5:30 p.m. for $6 a plate consisting of New Mexican Fare.

Live entertainment at 7 p.m. will be provided by BAT, a musician and interactive entertainer. BAT honors and entertains Veterans throughout the country. If you have never seen BAT, this may be your only chance this year due to his busy touring schedule.

The American Legion is a national organization created to honor and serve