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Daily Postcard: CB FOX Dresses Up For Holidays

on November 24, 2017 - 9:12pm

Daily Postcard: CB FOX Department Store is dressed up for the holidays on Central Avenue in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Free Live Theater At Senior Centers Nov. 29-30

on November 24, 2017 - 10:25am

THEATER News:

Mark those calendars for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29 at the Los Alamos Senior Center and Thursday, Nov. 30 at the White Rock Senior Center for a free short play reading of Epiphany by David MacGregor. 

This play is directed by Pat Beck and features Jim Nesmith and Pat Beck. It centers on a long-term couple's discussion of what (and who) is truly important in their lives. How can one man’s simple epiphany trigger such a reaction in his partner?

Daily Postcard: Thanksgiving Sunrise

on November 23, 2017 - 9:07am

Daily Postcard: Thanksgiving sunrise taken from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

In And Around Town: Nov. 24

on November 22, 2017 - 3:39pm

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.​​​​​​​

​​FRIDAY, Nov. 24

Affordable Art Kickoff

The Fuller Lodge Art Center's Affordable Art opens 10 .m. to 4 p.m. The Affordable Arts and the “Connections” show in the Portal Gallery both run until Jan. 6.​http://ladailypost.com/content/annual-affordable-art-show-fuller-lodge-art-center-opens-nov-24

MONDAY, Nov. 27

​Voices of Los Alamos
 
Voices of Los Alamos will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov.

Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert

on November 22, 2017 - 7:39am

Carol Haertling and Lyndee Francom rehearse for the upcoming Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra's holiday concert Tuesday night at the Los Alamos High School. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Musicians with the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra rehearse Tuesday night. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

LASO News: 

The Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra will open the 2017 holiday season with its traditional Pops Concert.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the Crossroads Bible Church. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Daily Postcard: Valle Caldera Sunset

on November 22, 2017 - 7:32am

Daily Postcard: Sunset just beyond the Valle Grande. Photo by Marc Bailey

Meow Wolf Launching Online Store

on November 21, 2017 - 7:36am
 
MEOW WOLF News:
 
SANTA FE  Meow Wolf, the arts and entertainment group that created last year’s THEA Award-winning international sensation, House Of Eternal Return, will launch its first online shop on “Black Friday” Nov. 24 at shop.meowwolf.com .

The small gift shop inside House Of Eternal Return has enjoyed far bigger success than expected since opening in March 2016. The shop features iconic Meow Wolf-branded gifts as well as beautiful and unique art apparel and art objects. The location also features items made by local Santa Fe artists, including Nick Toll’s world-famous 

New Mexico Nutcracker Returns To NHCC

on November 21, 2017 - 7:27am
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE ― Festival Ballet Albuquerque and the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC), with choreography by Patricia Dickinson Wells, and full live orchestra under the baton of Maestro Guillermo Figueroa, present The Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment, Friday through Sunday, Dec. 15-17 in the NHCC's Albuquerque Journal Theatre.
 
Performances are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with 2 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday.
 
Tickets are $14 through $47, with $2 discounts for seniors, children, and NHCC members, and are available from the NHCC Box Office, at

Daily Postcard: Curious Deer Visits Local Backyard

on November 21, 2017 - 6:43am

Daily Postcard: A curious deer visits the backyard of a residence on Walnut Street. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Thanksgiving Art From Barranca Elementary Hallway

on November 20, 2017 - 4:12pm

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School.

Gifted Los Alamos Pianists Win State Piano Competition

on November 20, 2017 - 10:13am
Nicholas Mozyrsky, left, Julia Chen and Dr. Madeline J. Williamson. Courtesy photo
 
MUSIC News:
 
The Annual Piano Competition for the Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico (PMTNM) was held Saturday, Nov. 11, on the campus of the Albuquerque Academy.
 
Two of Los Alamos’ finest young pianists emerged victorious by winning the highest piano awards in the State: Julia Chen, age 13, was awarded First Prize in Level III (ages 12-13) for her stellar performance of Desperate Measures: 12 Variations on a Theme of Paganini by American composer Robert Muczynski (1929-2010) and Nicholas

Local Photographer Spots Bighorn Sheep Near Pilar

on November 20, 2017 - 5:31am

A large ram is spotted eating grass over the weekend near a roadside in Pilar. The bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) is a species of sheep native to North America named for its large horns. These horns can weigh up to 14 kg (30 lb), while the sheep themselves weigh up to 140 kg (300 lb). Recent genetic testing indicates three distinct subspecies of Ovis canadensis, one of which is endangered: O. c. sierrae.

Daily Postcard: Large Hawk Spotted Near Urban

on November 20, 2017 - 5:04am

Daily Postcard: A large hawk is spotted this weekend in a tall tree near Urban Park. Photo by Bob Westervelt

Chamisa Elementary School Celebrates America Recycles Day Recycle Art Show 2017

on November 19, 2017 - 7:24am

Fashionistas with emcee Joyce Haven at the Chamisa Recycle Art Show Nov. 15 at Chamisa Elementary School in White Rock. Photo by Renee Mitsunaga

Caroline Khan models a shopping bag dress. Photo by Renee Mitsunaga

Maison Griffin models an outfit using a recycled t-shirt and yarn. Photo by Renee Mitsunaga

CHAMISA News:

The Chamisa Recycle Art Show was held Nov. 15 in celebration of America Recycles Day. Students created artwork made from recycled materials to display around the school.

The evening began with everyone participating in make & take art projects using trash items.

Scenes From LAAC Holiday Arts And Crafts Fair

on November 19, 2017 - 6:00am

Judy Mohr, an artist from Albuquerque, participates in the Los Alamos Arts Council's annual holiday arts and crafts fair Saturday at Los Alamos Middle School. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 

Lisaida Archuleta sells her glass artwork during the Los Alamos Arts Council's arts and crafts fair Saturday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Robert Jump, a local artist, sells his pottery at the Los Alamos Arts Council's fair. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Susan Suazo draws an intricate design on a gourd during the Los Alamos Arts Council's fair.

Daily Postcard: Colorful Sunrise Spotted In White Rock

on November 19, 2017 - 5:45am

Daily Postcard: A colorful sunrise spotted Friday over White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Blue Bird Hangs Around Quemazon

on November 18, 2017 - 7:08am

Daily Postcard: A blue bird spotted this week hanging around Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

LAAC: Holiday Arts And Crafts Fair Saturday!

on November 17, 2017 - 4:15pm

Laurette Oneil will sell her jewelry during the annual holiday arts and crafts fair Saturday. Courtesy photo

Jewelry by Laurette Oneil. Courtesy photo

LAAC News: 

The Los Alamos Arts Council will host its 2017 Northern New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Los Alamos Middle School.

 

Nearly 100 artists from around New Mexico and some from out-of-state will present their art and handy work for the early holiday shopping enjoyment of the public.

 

Art work ranges in price from $5 to $1,000. Also at the fair will be live music (a flute ensemble and string

SFCC Hosts 28th Holiday Arts And Crafts Fair Dec. 9

on November 17, 2017 - 6:58am
SFCC News:
 
Santa Fe Community College will host the 28th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 in the college’s Main Hallway and Campus Center, 6401 Richards Ave. The event is free and there is plenty of free parking.
 
The popular community event features about 75 artists, who sell items ranging from fine art to regional handcrafted goods. The Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair gives students and local artists an opportunity to sell their work directly to the public.
 
Area residents enjoy the festive fair along with the opportunity to support regional

Daily Postcard: Buck Visits Quemazon

on November 17, 2017 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: A buck pays a morning visit to a home in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

British Phone Booth Adorns Community Tree

on November 16, 2017 - 9:26am

A British phone booth adorns the Community Tree at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Tickets to win the tree or items donated by each vendor will be raffled off at $1 per chance. Donations of ornaments from community members are still being requested. Call 505.695.9139 for information. The Festival is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The event is free with a donation of pre-packaged snacks, lunch items or drinks for school students. Courtesy photo

Musical Piñata For Christmas V Dec. 8

on November 16, 2017 - 7:11am
TP News:
 
Teatro Paraguas is delighted to invite you to their A Musical Piñata for Christmas V, opening Dec. 8 and running for two weekends. This festive bilingual evening of live music, carols, and comedy is the fifth annual holiday celebration at Teatro Paraguas.
 
TP’s musical director JoJo Sena de Tarnoff has formed a lively ensemble of musicians, dancers, and actors, ranging in age from 4 to 70. The evening will begin with an original one-act play entitled Santa Fe, 1944- A Christmas Story, based on the memories of Buddy Rosacker who grew up in Santa Fe in that era. Mr.

Daily Postcard: Half Moon Shines Through Clouds

on November 16, 2017 - 5:44am

Daily Postcard: Half the moon shines through the clouds Tuesday night over Los Alamos. Photo by Robert Beberniss

UNM-LA Presents Gift To Pat Soran

on November 15, 2017 - 7:25am

At the UNM-Los Alamos Advisory Board meeting Nov. 13, UNM-LA CEO Dr. Cindy Rooney presented Advisory Board member Pat Soran with a ceramic vase created by instructor Barb Yarnell in appreciation for the ceremonial mace, which Soran provided to the college for the May 2017 graduation. Soran created the mace, incorporating a unique UNM-LA symbol provided by instructor Skip Canfield. The mace, a traditional symbol of university scholarship and integrity, is used by higher education institutions for graduation and other special ceremonies. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

Arts In Public Places Advisory Board Meets Thursday

on November 15, 2017 - 5:35am
COUNTY News: 
 
Arts in Public Places Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The public is welcome to attend the meeting. 
 
Agenda: 
 
1. CALL TO ORDER-ROLL CALL
 
2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
 
3. APP BOARD BUSINESS
  • Approval of Minutes from Oct. 26, 2017
  • Review and approve APPB meeting calendar for 2018
 
4. CURRENT PROJECTS
  • WR Pottery Project - cost for educational plaque
  • Update on Selig

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