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UWNNM Board Conducts Site Visit At FSN

on September 24, 2017 - 7:25am

United Way of Northern New Mexico Board members conducted a site visit Sept. 12 at the Family Strengths Network at 3540 Orange St., which receives United Way funding. From left, UWNNM Executive Director Kristy Ortega, UWNNM Treasurer Dr. Cindy Rooney, FSN Executive Director Carie Fanning and UWNNM board member David Trujillo. FSN is a private, non-profit organization that has served the families of Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico since 1989 through its Family Resource Center and programs.

Daily Postcard: Pajarito Acres Sunset

on September 24, 2017 - 6:53am

Daily Postcard: The sunset Saturday from my home in Pajarito Acres in White Rock taken from an iPhone7. Photo by Mohini Rawool-Sullivan

Margaret Hollabaugh Visits Piecemakers Quilt Show

on September 23, 2017 - 3:53pm

Friends and family escort longtime Los Alamos resident Margaret Hollabaugh this morning from Sambriello to the Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Show at Crossroads Bible Church at 97 East Road. Courtesy photo

Margaret Hollabaugh is surrounded today by her special friends amd family at the Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Show at Crossroads Bible Church. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Art Tour Preview: Part Three

on September 23, 2017 - 6:19am
Painting by Tatiana Klimov. Courtesy photo

ART News:

The fourth annual Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 14 and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 15. This free, self-guided tour will take visiters into the studios of nine of Los Alamos and White Rock’s talented artists, in addition to two art classes from UNM-Los Alamos. Each stop offers something new and exciting.

At ProjectY cowork at 150 Central Park Square, guests will see a sample of each artist’s work during the hours of the Tour, or come to the reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct.

Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Show Continues Today

on September 23, 2017 - 6:00am
One of the many beautiful quilts on display at 'Tomorrow's Heilrlooms, Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild (LAP) bi-annual Quilt Show 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. The show continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1for children under 12. The Jemez Mountain Bear Paw quilters co-hosting this event. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Members of the Los Alamos Piecemakers pose with the donation quilt being raffled during the Quilt Show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Vendors are a major part of

Daily Postcard: Main Hill Sunrise

on September 23, 2017 - 5:56am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise viewed Wednesday from the Main Hill Road. Photo by Nathan Burnside

Daily Postcard: Sunset Falls On St. Job of Pochaiv

on September 22, 2017 - 5:07am

Daily Postcard: Sunset falls on St. Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Christian Church at 1319 Trinity Dr. Photo by Fr. Theophan Mackey

Small Business Saturday Commercial In Production

on September 21, 2017 - 4:53pm

Kate O'Donnell of the Reel Deal Movie Theater, left, and Jean Gindreau of PAC 8 film today at Rose Chocolatier in Central Park Square to promote Small Business Saturday. Courtesy photo

Filming is underway for a commerical to promote Small Business Saturday. Courtesy Photo

CHAMBER News: 

 

Production is underway on a local commercial promoting the businesses participating in Small Business Saturday in Los Alamos.

In And Around Town: Sept. 23

on September 21, 2017 - 4:52pm

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post’s community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas.

Send event announcements to Kirsten@ladailypost.com.

 

MONDAY, Sept. 25

 
Chapter AK, P.E.O. Meeting 
Chapter AK, P.E.O., will hold a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Nancy Coombs, 173 San Juan St., on Barranca Mesa. Norma Puckett is the co-hostess. Judy Goldie will give a program on polio eradication. RSVP to Nancy at 412.0219.
 
Voices of Los Alamos

Voices of Los Alamos will hold its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church.

Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Show Friday-Saturday

on September 21, 2017 - 4:50pm

The Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild 2016 Quilt Market alternates each September with the Quilt Market. This year’s quilt show is titled ‘Tomorrow’s Heirlooms. It is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

PIECEMAKERS News:

The Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild (LAP) is hosting its bi-annual Quilt Show “Tomorrow’s Heirlooms” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road.

Brown Bag Show Features Black Mesa Brass Quintet

on September 21, 2017 - 4:47pm
Black Mesa Brass Quintet will perform during the next Brown Bag show at noon Oct. 4 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News: 
 
The next monthly Brown Bag Performances, will be presented noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 4 at Fuller Lodge, and will feature trumpet player, Jan McDonald, leading the locally acclaimed Black Mesa Brass Quintet. The program will present popular and classical tunes arranged for brass quintet and drum set.
 
Favorites such as "Sweet Georgia Brown, "Basin Street Blues" and "Nice Work If You Can Get It," along with the music of Bach and Rossini will be featured in

Daily Postcard: White Rock Sunrise

on September 21, 2017 - 6:59am

Daily Postcard: Wednesday's golden sunrise lights up White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Smart House Art Dedication At Muni Building Oct. 3

on September 20, 2017 - 12:11pm

NHCC Brings 4,000-Sq.-Foot Fresco And Other Masterpieces Online On Google Arts And Culture

on September 20, 2017 - 8:16am
Frederico Vigil’s sketch of the 3-foot-high Romanesque statue of Virgen de Guadalupe, Extremadura. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  People around the world can now view artifacts from the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) online through a partnership with Google Arts and Culture.
 
Thanks to this new virtual exhibition, users will be able to see Mundos de Mestizaje, a 4,000-square-foot painting that is the largest concave fresco in North America, in addition to select pieces from the NHCC Art Museum's permanent collection.
 
Get up close with ultra-high resolution

Daily Postcard: Sunset Colors Los Alamos Sky

on September 20, 2017 - 5:57am

Daily Postcard: A recent sunset paints a dramatic picture in the sky over Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Daily Postcard: Deer Visits White Rock Garden

on September 19, 2017 - 4:34am

Daily Postcard: A deer visits a local garden this weekend on Grand Canyon in White Rock. Photo by Betsy Veeser

Photo by Betsy Veeser

Daily Postcard: Sunset Glows Over North Mesa

on September 18, 2017 - 5:39am

Daily Postcard: A sunset glows in the sky Friday over North Mesa. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Santa Fe Institute Presents Stanislaw Ulam Memorial Lecture Series Sept. 25-26

on September 17, 2017 - 7:21am

‘Prodigal Son’ by Thomas Hart Benton, lithograph (1939). Courtesy/Santa Fe Institute

SFI News:

The Stanislaw Ulam Memorial Lecture Series is 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 and Tuesday, Sept. 26 at The Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.

SFI's popular Ulam Lecture Series - now in its 25th year - honors the memory of the late Stanislaw theoretical mathematician Stanislaw Ulam.

Debt, default, and forgiveness have been at the heart of almost every major financial boom, bust, and recovery. Without debt, growth is nearly impossible.

Bob Hautman Wins 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Contest

on September 17, 2017 - 7:01am

Bob Hautman's winning entry in the 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. Courtesy photo

USF&WS News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bob Hautman, an artist from Delano, Minn., is the winner of the 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. The announcement was made Saturday by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Principal Deputy Director Greg Sheehan at the annual art contest, held at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at the Noel Fine Arts Center.

Hautman’s acrylic painting of a pair of mallards will be made into the 2018-2019 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, or Duck Stamp, which

Los Alamos Art Tour Preview: Part Two

on September 17, 2017 - 6:36am
Glamour Shot, scratchboard art by Heather Ward. Courtesy photo

LOS ALAMOS ART TOUR

The fourth annual Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 14 and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 15. This free, self-guided tour will take visiters into the studios of nine of Los Alamos and White Rock’s talented artists, in addition to two art classes from UNM-Los Alamos. Each stop offers something new and exciting.

At ProjectY cowork at 150 Central Park Square, guests will see a sample of each artist’s work during the hours of the Tour, or come to the reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct.

Daily Postcard: Bear Visits Walnut Street

on September 17, 2017 - 5:54am

Daily Postcard: A bear is spotted on the hunt for a picnic basket Saturday morning on Walnut Street. Photo by Gerald Antos

Daily Postcard: A bear is spotted Saturday morning at a home on Walnut Street. Photo by Gerald Antos

Best-Selling Author J.A. Jance In Los Alamos Tuesday

on September 15, 2017 - 8:38am
J. A. Jance
 
LIBRARY News:
 
Best-selling author J. A. Jance will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Fuller Lodge as part of the Los Alamos County Library System’s Authors Speak Series.
 
Her latest book, “Proof of Life,” was just released Sept. 5. This will be Jance’s only New Mexico appearance on her fall book tour. J. A. Jance’s books will be for sale at the talk, thanks to Collected Works Bookstore.
 
Seating will be limited to the first 125 people for this talk, so Jance fans are advised to come early.
 
Jance’s writing career spans three decades and includes more than 50

A Celebration Of Native Artists In Santa Fe

on September 15, 2017 - 7:25am
IAIA News:
 
SANTA FE — The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) invites the public to join their artists-in-residence in learning about their craft through a free, hands-on event 1-2:30 p.m., Sept. 23.
 
IAIA also will host a free dinner, open to the public, 5-6:30 p.m., Sept. 28 in honor of their Native artists-in-residence. The artists’ studios will be open for viewing after the dinner.
 
Along with Native artists Leanne Campbell and Marlene Ann Nielsen, weaver Janice George has been an artist-in-residence at the IAIA for the month of September.

Daily Postcard: Birds Compete For Peanuts

on September 15, 2017 - 5:49am

Daily Postcard: An acorn woodpecker is spotted chasing off a scrub jay from a feeder full of peanuts at this home on Ridgeway. Photo by Marion Stelts

‘Communicating Doors’ Is Zany, Horrifying, Touching

on September 14, 2017 - 2:39pm
The three heroines try to explain things to a dubious Harold. Photo by Larry Gibbons
 
Poopay (Trisha Werner) fends off the murderous Julian (Ian Foti-Landis). Photo by Larry Gibbons

 

Review By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
bjgordon@ladailypost.com

Great comic acting makes it all work in Los Alamos Little Theatre’s production of “Communicating Doors”.

The 1994 play by Alan Ayckbourn takes three women, separated in time by 20 years, on a time traveling adventure in murder and mishap.

The action starts in the present with Poopay (Trisha Werner), a dominatrix, is called in to

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