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Annual WinterFest Lights Parade Registration Opens; Sponsors Welcome

on November 7, 2017 - 4:16pm

Scene from last year's WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

Registration is open for the annual WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade. This year’s “Woodland” themed parade will march up Central Avenue beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec 2. 

The official Tree Lighting Ceremony will follow the parade at 7 p.m. around Ashley Pond.

Businesses and organizations interested in participating in this year's WinterFest Light Parade can find details here.

Los Alamos celebrates winter with many events scheduled around town, and The Holiday Lights Parade is the

Art On Tap Celebrates Creative Side Of Los Alamos

on November 7, 2017 - 6:27am

Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Patrick Neher, left, speaks about the Arts Council and new LAAC board member opportunities during a recent Art On Tap at UnQuarked. Courtesy photo


A group gathered at UnQuarked recently to hear about the variety of things happening in the Los Alamos Creative District and within the Los Alamos Arts Council.

LACDC Communications Director and Creative District Curator Ryn Herrmann demonstrates the creative side of Los Alamos during a recent Art on Tap at UnQuarked. Courtesy photo

LACDC Communications Director and Creative District

‘Come Write In!’ At The White Rock Branch Library

on November 7, 2017 - 6:05am

The word count across the world so far in the National Novel Writing Month evennt. Courtesy image


The Los Alamos County Library System is hosting the NaNoWriMo program (short for National Novel Writing Month) in November, joining libraries and writing groups around the world to support and stimulate writers.

Writing sessions begin at 6 p.m. each Tuesday in the White Rock Branch Library. Writers will be encouraged to write a 50,000-word novel during the month - but all writers are welcome to attend, whether their writing takes the form of a novel or something shorter.


Daily Postcard: Stormy Sunrise On North Mesa

on November 7, 2017 - 5:07am

Daily Postcard: A stormy sunrise on North Mesa. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Daily Postcard: Stag At Sunset Near Bandelier

on November 6, 2017 - 6:15am

Daily Postcard: A stag is spotted at sunset Sunday on N.M. 4 near Bandelier. Photo by Nickolas Seet

Daily Postcard: Night Sky At Burnt Mesa Trailhead

on November 5, 2017 - 5:41am

Daily Postcard: The night sky spotted recently from Burnt Mesa Trailhead. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

Phillip Noll Shares Photography Secrets Wednesday

on November 4, 2017 - 11:52am

An example of Phillip Noll’s work. He will present a Q&A session Wednesday evening at The Karen Wray Gallery about how to create stunning nature photography. Photo by Phil Noll


At 5 p.m. Nov. 8, award-winning photographer Phillip Noll will offer a walkthrough of his exhibit, “The Four Corners: A Photographic Exhibition,” at The Karen Wray Gallery.

Phillip Noll

Noll’s photography exhibition runs through Nov. 19. It includes a portfolio of two decades worth of images representing “The Four Corners.”

The photographs capture the beauty of places like White Sands, the Grand

Big Fun With Four Chairs And A Keyboard: [title of show] Opens At LALT

on November 4, 2017 - 8:18am
From left, Susan (Holly Robinson), Heidi (Joy Reynolds), Jeff (Patrick MacDonald) and Hunter (Stuart Rupprecht) perform a musical number. Photo by Larry Gibbons
Los Alamos Daily Post

The musical comedy [title of show], not a typo, (music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen, book by Hunter Bell) tells the story of its own creation as an entry in the New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2004 up to its Broadway opening in 2008.

Collaborators, writer Hunter (Stuart Rupprecht) and composer and lyricist Jeff (Patrick MacDonald), recruit two actress friends,