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Enchanted Island Populated By Amazing Singers And Actors

on August 4, 2017 - 6:03am
Ensemble Cast. Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017
Anna Christy (Morgana) and Alek Shrader (Oronte). Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017

Los Alamos

Handel’s “'Alcina' is one of his “magic” operas which is based on an ancient epic poem. Handel’s traditional operatic style is a mixture of recitatives and da capo areas (the opening A section is repeated after an intervening B section). The arias may express amorous intention, sorrow, pity, despair or determination. In the repeated A section, feelings are usually intensified.

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New Play By Robert Benjamin Opens Aug. 10

on August 4, 2017 - 6:01am
Paula, a young motorcyle cop (Alix Hudson), offers David, (Jim McGiffin) a rose. Photo by Cameron Gay
Sweethearts Ruby (Marguerite Scott) and David (Jim McGiffin) share a moment, while David’s daughter Dawn (Juliet Salazar) looks on in disapproval. Photo by Cameron Gay

Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos playwright Robert Benjamin’s latest full-length play, Still in the Game, opens Aug. 10 at Teatro Pajaguas in Santa Fe.

Benjamin is a late-blooming playwright.

Daily Postcard: Thursday's Sunrise Casts Golden Hue

on August 4, 2017 - 5:23am
Daily Postcard: The sunrise Thursday casts a golden hue across the sky in White Rock. Photo by Jim Gourdoux

New Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Patrick Neher Speaks At Art On Tap Today

on August 3, 2017 - 8:25pm

New Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Patrick Neher speaking today at Art On Tap at UnQuarked in Central Park Square. Courtesy photo

Scenes From Final Movie In The Park For 2017

on August 3, 2017 - 11:03am

Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes presents a prize to 3-year-old Hendricks Deschamp at Wednesday night's final Movie in the Park of this season at Ashley Pond Park, which was sponsored by the Los Alamos Public Safety Association. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Firefighter Kenny Anderson helps Rebecca Jiang operate a fire hose. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Los Alamos Police Department Dispatchers Seth Martinez and Andrea Garcia hand out free popcorn and other items at Wednesday's Movie in the Park. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Scene from Wednesday night's Movie

Lensic: Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Aug. 26

on August 3, 2017 - 9:25am

Ricky Skaggs
LPAC News:
Bluegrass and country music legend Ricky Skaggs—winner of 14 Grammy awards and 8 Country Music Awards—performs with his band, Kentucky Thunder at 7:30 p.m.  Saturday, Aug. 26, at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 West San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501.
TICKETS: $46-$75. Available at, TicketsSantaFe.org505.988.1234, and the Tickets Santa Fe Box Office at The Lensic. 
Ricky Skaggs—born in 1954 in the small town of Cordell, Kentucky—has been playing mandolin and performing since he was a 6. With Bill Monroe as a mentor and a family who