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ScienceFest Schedule Of Events: Saturday July 15

on July 14, 2017 - 7:11pm

ScienceFest News:

ScienceFest Schedule for Saturday July 15:

This major event celebrates the science in everyday life in hands-on, interactive experiences. Great for millennials, families and kids, ScienceFest highlights the groundbreaking science that still happens in Los Alamos. This year’s theme is “100th Anniversary of the Ranch School.” Discover Ranch School Days – without the Ranch School, the Manhattan Project would not have been located here.

Los Alamos Ashley Pond Park
10am-3pm

FREE admission

MAIN GATE PARK FESTIVAL INFORMATION BOOTH & PHOTO OPP
Main Gate Park
9am-2pm

ASHLEY POND PARK

ScienceFest Schedule: Friday July 14

on July 14, 2017 - 9:07am

ScienceFest News:

Today's shedule of activities for ScienceFest 2017:

LOS ALAMOS COUNTY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
SCIENCEFEST CONCERT: The Peterson Brothers Band
Ashley Pond Park Stage
7-10pm

FREE admission

 
FULLER LODGE LAWN FAMILY CAMP OUT
Fuller Lodge Lawn
Bring your family tent and sleeping bags to take advantage of this once in a life-time opportunity to camp at Fuller Lodge Lawn. Art & crafts, snacks, campfire songs and S’mores Wars!
7pm-7am
FREE admission

FLIGHT OF THE ORIGAMI CRANES!
Los Alamos History Museum
Each year the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum receive

Sky Scenes From White Rock

on July 14, 2017 - 8:52am

The sky following rain showers Wednesday evening near Rover Boulevard and Kimberly in White Rock. Photo by Kat Kolleen

A double rainbow fills the sky following rain showers Thursday in Pajarito Acres in White Rock. Photo by Jaret McDonald

A double rainbow spotted Thursday from Pajarito Acres in White Rock. Photo by Jaret McDonald

Santa Fe Opera: Lucia’s Ecstasy, Agony, Brokenness And Transcendence

on July 14, 2017 - 4:46am
Lucia (Brenda Rae) and the Santa Fe Opera Chorus. Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017
 
Enrico Ashton (Zachary Nelson) and the Santa Fe Opera Chorus.  Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017
 

By CARL NEWTON
Los Alamos

The opening weekend of the Santa Fe Opera followed the ridiculous Die Fledermaus on Saturday night with the sublime bel canto seria Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti directed by Ron Daniels. Daniels had never seen Lucia before the task of directing it was presented to him. He proved more than worthy of the challenge.

Daniels’ modus operandi is to study the

Daily Postcard: Sunset Colors Downtown Los Alamos

on July 14, 2017 - 4:07am

Daily Postcard: A colorful sunset follows rain showers Thursday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Big House Art Unveiled In Central Park Square

on July 13, 2017 - 7:50pm

From left, Central Park Square owner Philip Kunsberg, MainStreet Executive Director Suzette Fox and Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan this afternoon unveil the Big House Art on 19th Street in Central Park Square. Kunsberg and MainStreet collaborated to bring the art to Los Alamos. Photo by Ryn Herrmann

Daily Postcard: Father And Child House Finch

on July 13, 2017 - 4:48am

Daily Postcard: A father and child house finch at a home in Los Alamos. Photo by Greg Noeninckx

Daily Postcard: Los Alamos Reservoir

on July 12, 2017 - 5:43am

Daily Postcard: Los Alamos Reservoir is back to its old self bringing memories to many of fishing days gone by. Photo by Avery Neal

Scenes From Sunday's Lavender Festival

on July 11, 2017 - 10:22am

Hundreds of lavender bushes at Sunday's Lavender Festival at the Purple Adobe Lavender Farm in Abiquiu. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Photo by Robert Beberniss

Photo by Robert Beberniss

Daily Postcard: Major Downpour Hits White Rock

on July 11, 2017 - 5:33am

Daily Postcard: A major downpour strikes at about 5:30 p.m. Monday in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Suspended Moment July 16

on July 10, 2017 - 8:24am

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival Begins July 16

on July 9, 2017 - 6:47am
SFCM News:
 
SANTA FE  The 2017 Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival begins 6 p.m., Sunday, July 16, at St. Francis Auditorium in the New Mexico Museum of Art.
 
The Festival — which marks its milestone 45th season this year — runs through Monday, August 21, and includes more than 40 concerts performed in Santa Fe and Albuquerque by more than 80 of the world’s top classical musicians and ensembles. Concerts feature nearly 100 works, which span the 17th through the 21st centuries and include five commissioned premieres.

Lensic Earns 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

on July 9, 2017 - 6:46am

LENSIC News:

SANTA FE – The Lensic Performing Arts Center’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent nonprofit/charity evaluator.

This is the second consecutive year The Lensic has earned this top distinction, which is awarded to only about a quarter of the more than 8,000 organizations Charity Navigator evaluates.

 

“It’s important that people who invest in The Lensic know we’re using their donations wisely to accomplish our mission, which is to enrich lives by

Richard Swenson Sculpture Show Opens Monday

on July 8, 2017 - 7:44am
Metal sculptures by Richard Swenson on display this month at Mesa Public Library Gallery. Courtesy photo

LIBRARY News:

Richard Swenson’s imaginative metal sculpture is familiar to many people in Los Alamos and White Rock. He has installed dozens of his favorite works in Mesa Public Library for the next month, with an opening reception 5-7 p.m. Monday, July 10.

A veritable menagerie of domestic and exotic animals awaits you at Richard Swenson’s show in the Upstairs Art Gallery.

Santa Fe Opera Opens 2017 Season With Snap, Crackle And Pop

on July 7, 2017 - 8:45am

Prince Orlovsky (Susan Graham) and Dr. Falke (Joshua Hopkins). Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017

Adele (Jane Archibald) and the Santa Fe Opera Chorus. Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017

By CARL NEWTON
Los Alamos

With a drum roll from the pit, the audience rose as one and Maestro Nicholas Carter led the orchestra and more than 2000 voices in the National Anthem. Then began the overture for Johann Stauss’ Die Fledermaus which the “Waltz King” loaded with highlights of the musical numbers from his most successful operetta.

The essence of the story is the notary Dr.

LAHS Alumni Phil Rink Releases 6th Jimi & Isaac Book

on July 6, 2017 - 7:36am
COMMUNITY News:
 
Los Alamos High School Class of 1978 Phil Rink has just released his new book for children and young adults. It is the 6th book in the Jimi & Isaac series. This book takes the boys to Jimi's Grandpa's farm for a summer of work and growing up.

NEW! In Cow Poop, Jimi and Isaac think they are going to have a fun summer on Jimi's Grandpa’s farm, away from their parents. They quickly realize that living on a farm is real work, and there is a lot to learn about the chickens and the dairy cows and life in the country.

Tom Joyce: 'Everything At Hand' Show Opens July 28

on July 5, 2017 - 8:29am
CCA News:
 
SANTA FE — Internationally renowned sculptor Tom Joyce, who has innovated and elevated the art and science of forging iron to newly expressive heights, unveils his latest creations at the Center for Contemporary Arts July 28 in a solo exhibition that promises to be one of the most important contemporary art events of Santa Fe’s summer arts season.

Tom Joyce: Everything at Hand continues Joyce’s explorations of iron as a profoundly symbolic material whose regenerative matter, aesthetic malleability, and cultural meaning resonate locally and globally at the deepest levels of

Daily Postcard: Thunderheads Over White Rock

on July 5, 2017 - 7:35am
Daily Postcard: Thunderheads fill the sky Sunday evening over White Rock. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Flower Baskets Aglow On Central

on July 4, 2017 - 7:17am
Daily Postcard: Hanging baskets on Central Avenue in the glow of a street light. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Community Bids Farewell To LAAC's Marlane Hamilton

on July 3, 2017 - 9:36pm

Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Marlane Hamilton officially retired from her position Friday. To celebrate Hamilton's many contributions to the arts organization as well as to the community, a farewell reception was held Friday night at Fuller Lodge. The event was catered by Blue Window Bistro. As a goodbye gift, the arts council presented Hamilton with a signed photograph of Fuller Lodge. In addition to saying goodbye to Hamilton, the community had the opportunity to meet new Executive Director Patrick Neher. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Clockwise from left, Los Alamos

Friday Night At Ashley Pond

on July 1, 2017 - 11:01am

Scene from Friday night's Summer Concert at Ashley Pond in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Tom Joyce: 'Everything At Hand' Opens July 28

on June 30, 2017 - 7:38am
Courtesy/Center for Contemporary Arts
 
CCA News:
 
SANTA FE — The Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) announces Tom Joyce: Everything at Hand, exhibition opening Friday, July 28 with a CCA VIP and Members’ Preview 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 27, followed by a public reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 28.
 
There will be an exhibition walkthrough with the artist and CCA Executive Director Stuart Ashman 2-3 p.m., Saturday, July 29. The exhibition is on view July 28 through Dec. 31.
 
About the Exhibition:
 
Internationally renowned sculptor Tom Joyce, who has innovated and elevated the art

White Rock Artist Market Returns July 1

on June 29, 2017 - 11:59am
Artist booths at White Rock Visitor Center. Courtesy photo
 
LACDC News:
 
The White Rock Artist Market takes place again 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 1, outside the White Rock Visitor Center.
 
This market will feature some of our regular artists and artisans but will also include some new faces to the Artist Market.

Art Santa Fe Returns July 13-16

on June 29, 2017 - 8:03am
ART News:
 
SANTA FE  Art Santa Fe, the four-day juried contemporary art show in its 17th year, will convene at the Santa Fe Convention Center Thursday, July 13 to Sunday, July 16.
 
As one of the newest additions to Redwood Media Group, which owns and produces fine art show exhibitions including Spectrum Miami and Artexpo New York, Art Santa Fe will feature extraordinary art from around the world, specially curated programming, special events, and entertainment.
 
“Last year, by bringing in Redwood Media Group’s expertise in producing fine art shows, we were able to put on a very

Daily Postcard: Deer Searches For Hummingbird Food

on June 29, 2017 - 7:28am

Daily Postcard: A deer is spotted Wednesday morning searching for hummingbird food at a residence in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

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