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Belisama Irish Dance Company Performs Sunday

on November 27, 2017 - 5:38am
Members of the Belisama Irish Dance Company. Photo by Minesh Bacrania
The community is invited to join the Belisama Irish Dance Company at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 at Fuller Lodge to kick off the holiday season with a Celtic Christmas show. 
The Belisama Irish Dance Company is known for its joyful, energetic traditional dancing and its whimsical forays into other styles of music and dance. 
Admission is free, clapping and foot-stomping are encouraged, and donations are gratefully accepted!

‘Christmas In Los Alamos’ At Karen Wray Gallery

on November 27, 2017 - 5:13am

Photo for the show entitled ‘Winter Wash’, oil on canvas by Karen E. Wray. Courtesy photo

ART News:

Someone bought Erin Breneman’s first floral piece before Karen Wray had a chance to hang it up for the up for the Christmas in Los Alamos exhibition, which opened Friday, Nov 24.

Breneman is the newest artist to show her work at The Karen Wray Gallery. Her floral pieces are luscious and lifelike. People are always surprised to hear that they were made with colored pencil.

“They’re phenomenal,” gallery owner Karen Wray said. “I don’t know how she does it.

Ernestine Aguirre Wins Xi Nu Craft Fair Quilt

on November 27, 2017 - 5:11am
The ladies of the Xi Nu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi announce their quilt winner from their recent craft fair. Ernestine Aguirre won the handmade quilt from the Xi Nu Craft Fair. The handmade offering is a donation of time and talent by Xi Nu member and quilting vendor Alice Garcia. Garcia makes the quilt each year for the  community fundraiser. Courtesy photo

SFCC Chamber Singers Winter Concert Dec. 7

on November 27, 2017 - 5:11am

SFCC News:

Santa Fe Community College Chamber singers present a Winter Concert at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 in Room 727 on the SFCC campus, 6401 Richards Ave. 

The program features performances of SFCC’s choral chamber singers who have participated in classes and rehearsals during the past semester.

The concert is presented by the School of Arts, Design and Media Arts. Singers will be directed by SFCC instructor Laurie Romero.

2017 Winter Guide To Museums & Historic Sites

on November 26, 2017 - 11:02am


The free New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs 2017 Museums & Historic Sites Winter Guide is now available online at

This year’s guide features an historic photo of the New Mexico Museum of Art on the cover in recognition of the Museum’s centennial year. As the storied Museum of Art launches into a second century of service to New Mexico, it hosts three new exhibitions: Horizons: People & Place in 20th Century New Mexican Art; Shifting Light: Photographic Perspectives; and Contact: Local to Global  which like the other centennial exhibitions,

Hillstrummers Ukulele Group Sharing Holiday Music

on November 26, 2017 - 8:14am

Courtesy photo


Join the Holiday Fun with the Betty Ehart Senior Center Hillstrummers Ukulele group playing several December Holiday Singalongs.

Singalong schedule:

  • 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1 at Smith's Marketplace (Produce Lobby);
  • 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 at Fuller Lodge WinterFest Open House;
  • 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19 at BESC with Aspen and Chamisa School Carolers
  • 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 22 at Smith’s Marketplace (Produce Lobby); and
  • 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 29 at BESC Birthday Lunch.

Come and sing some of your favorite Holiday tunes accompanied by this fantastic little instrument.

Cinema Cindy Reviews: Coco

on November 26, 2017 - 7:46am
By Cynthia Biddlecomb
Los Alamos

“Coco” is Disney Pixar’s latest, very colorful, animated film, full of love for family and the inspiration of music. The 3D version will be well worth your wait so that you see the full visual intent of the film. Marketed to the “PG” crowd, older folks may enjoy Coco for the beauty of the film and the values it holds dear. Parents, though, will want to know that the “thematic elements” to scare a child are animated skeletons.

Twelve year old Miguel (perfectly voiced by Anthony Gonzalez) wants to sing and play guitar more than anything in the world.

Daily Postcard: Deer Sip Water In White Rock

on November 26, 2017 - 7:36am

Daily Postcard: Deer sip water from a bird bath in White Rock. Photo by Bob Reedy