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Los Alamos Art In Public Places Board Has Vacancy

on October 30, 2017 - 12:45pm

A portion of the ‘Carry The Light’ sculpture inside the Los Alamos County Golf Course Community Building. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos Art in Public Places Board (APPB) is accepting applications for one vacancy on the Board. Applicants must be Los Alamos residents. APPB terms are for two years.

The next 24 months will be an exciting time as the Art in Public Places Board finalizes installation of several public art pieces and begins the search for new projects. Installation of Carry the Light, a large hanging dichroic glass sculpture was recently

PEEC: Lisa Coddington’s Last Fall Art Class Of 2017

on October 30, 2017 - 6:48am

Blooming artichoke by Lisa Coddington. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

There is still time to take a class with instructor and artist Lisa Coddington. Her last fall drawing and painting workshop is 20 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. This class, made possible by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), will focus on drawing colorful and intricate autumn leaves.

Participants will explore making color charts and creating their own colorful leaves.

Reza: The Power Of Photography For Humanity Nov. 8

on October 30, 2017 - 6:22am
Afghanistan, Tora Bora village, 2004 © Reza
 
LPAC News:
 
SANTA FE  The Lensic proudly presents National Geographic photojournalist and explorer Reza (Reza Deghati) at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe.
 
Reza has traveled the world taking photographs for more than 30 years and believes visual media can be a powerful tool for social change. While witnessing chaos and suffering, he has captured the resilience of the people who endure.

Scene From Los Alamos Arts Council Pumpkin Glow

on October 29, 2017 - 9:15am

Images of Oppie and Groves carved on a pumpkin displayed at the annual Los Alamos Arts Council Pumpkin Glow event Saturday night on the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Nathan Burnside

Scene from the annual Los Alamos Arts Council Pumpkin Glow event Saturday night on the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Nathan Burnside

Scene from the annual Los Alamos Arts Council Pumpkin Glow event Saturday night on the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Nathan Burnside

Scene from the annual Los Alamos Arts Council Pumpkin Glow event Saturday night on the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Nathan Burnside

Scene from

Daily Postcard: Bosque Del Apache

on October 29, 2017 - 8:09am

Daily Postcard: Although a couple of weeks early for the Festival of Cranes at Bosque del Apache, a Saturday morning visit still reaped a number of breathtaking views. The sunrises, the birds and the habitat are just great ... another wonderful New Mexico landmark that is well worth the visit. This year's Festival of Cranes is scheduled for Nov. 14-19. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Scene Saturday at Bosque del Apache. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Scene Saturday at Bosque del Apache. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Scene Saturday at Bosque del Apache. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Scene Saturday at Bosque del

Get Ready For The Glow Factor Tonight!

on October 28, 2017 - 4:49pm

Los Alamos Arts Council volunteers Sam Nasise and Sophia Salazar gut pumpkins during the carving party held this morning at the Smith's Marketplace. The pumpkins were carved to be included in today's Pumpkin Glow. The event will be held 6-9 p.m. at the Fuller Lodge lawn. The event is free but donations will be accepted. The Los Alamos Arts Council has held the event for 14 years. It has become a staple in the MainStreet's Halloweekend festivies. This year, the event earned the Food Network magazine's attention.

Scenes From Arts Council's Pumpkin Carving Party

on October 28, 2017 - 4:47pm

A scene from the Los Alamos Arts Council's pumpkin carving party Saturday morning at Smith's Marketplace. Photo by KayLinda Crawford

A scene from the pumpkin carving party. Photo by KayLinda Crawford

A scene from the pumpkin carving party. Photo by KayLinda Crawford

Public Invited To Sculpture Unveiling Nov. 5

on October 28, 2017 - 9:40am
Valentino Tzigiwhaeno Rivera performing a hoop dance. Photo by Robert Mesa
Valentino Tzigiwhaeno Rivera jumping over his hoop world. Photo by George Rivera

 

 
MIAC News:
 
SANTA FE  The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture invites the public to a commemorative sculpture unveiling and celebration of life – honoring the late Valentino Tzigiwhaeno Rivera of Pojoaque Pueblo, 2008 - 2016.
 
The unveiling and celebration is 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov.

2017 NM Filmmakers Showcase Awards Nov. 14

on October 28, 2017 - 9:17am

NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE -- The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) has announced that the 2017 NM Filmmakers Showcase awards ceremony, a panel of 2016 winners and free screening, will be held in Albuquerque.
 
The NM Filmmakers Showcase is an annual event featuring a vast range of creative talent from New Mexico residents from around the State. 
 
The Saturday, Nov. 14 evening awards ceremony will announce the winners of each award category and will also include a panel discussion with the 2016 NM Filmmaker Showcase winners (6:30-8 p.m). On Sunday, Nov.

Lensic Presents: L.A. Dance Project Nov. 14

on October 28, 2017 - 7:46am
Courtesy photo
 
LPAC News:
 
SANTA FE  The Lensic presents L.A. Dance Project, Tuesday, Nov. 14, led by choreographer and dancer Benjamin Millepied (New York City Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, Black Swan).
 
L.A. Dance Project is making an impact on the dance world with its innovative approach to art and movement. Performing adventurous new works along with seminal works from influential choreographers, the company is creating “a defining artistic vision for our time,” says the Los Angeles Times. 
 
At The Lensic, L.A.

Daily Postcard: Dewy Spider Web

on October 28, 2017 - 7:30am

Daily Postcard: Morning dew clings to this spider web constructed beneath a roof-top deck in Los Alamos. Photo by Douglas Reilly

Stormtroopers Gather At Trick-or-Treat Mainstreet

on October 27, 2017 - 8:30pm

Los Alamos stormtrooper Reese Hill, 5, ran into a couple of fellow troopers late today at Trick or Treat Mainstreet.Courtesy photo

Ledoux: The Best Of Agatha Christie In Film

on October 27, 2017 - 9:49am
By MILES LEDOUX
​Los Alamos
 
Mystery author Dame Agatha Christie published her first novel in 1920. The first film adaptation of her fiction appeared eight years later, with the silent movie, “The Passing of Mr. Quin.” The movie is based on the first short story featuring Christie’s recurring character, Harley Quin— not to be confused with the Batman villain of the same name. Since then there have been countless adaptations of her work from all over the world, in many different languages.
 
The most recent English-speaking Agatha Christie movie to hit the silver screen was one of the

Colorful Art Benches Installed At Community Building

on October 27, 2017 - 9:40am

Teens check out the colorful new art benches designed by artist Colin Selig, He created the benches from propane tanks and installed Thursday in front of the Community Building at 20th Street and Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

New Mexico True Television Receives 2nd Regional Emmy® Award

on October 27, 2017 - 9:07am
NMTT News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  New Mexico True Television, the weekly travel show created to take viewers to every breathtaking corner of New Mexico, produced by CliffDweller Digital in cooperation with the New Mexico Tourism Department, has been awarded its second Regional Emmy® Award in two years in the category of “Magazine Program – Program/Special.”
 
The show currently airs regionally on both commercial and PBS stations, as well as public access in Albuquerque, bringing viewers across New Mexico, Southern Colorado, and West Texas face-to-face with fun and adventurous destinations and

Xi Nu Chapter Of Beta Sigma Phi Craft Fair Saturday

on October 26, 2017 - 7:04am

The Xi Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will hold its annual craft fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Crossroads Bible Church on East Road. Courtesy photo
 
By BERNADETTE LAURITZEN
Los Alamos

Sisterhood, celebration and the goal to help others will drive more than 30 years of craft fair experience that summons more than 50 vendors 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to the Crossroads Bible Church.

The dynamic dames of the Xi Nu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will serve it up again this Saturday, as they host their annual fundraiser to aid a large number of community projects.

“We come together from many

Daily Postcard: View Of Prescribed Burn

on October 26, 2017 - 5:30am

Daily Postcard: View of a prescribed burn Wednesday afternoon looking west from I-25 toward the Jemez. The prescribed burn began Wednesday on an approximately 2,330-acre project area in the Banco Bonito district of the Valles Caldera National Preserve – north of N.M. 4 near mile marker 30. The burn operations will be completed within a 3-10 day period. Photo by James Chrobocinski

Flat Jack Spotted On Central Avenue Promoting Halloweekend In Downtown Los Alamos Oct. 27-28

on October 25, 2017 - 10:36am

Flat Jack promotes Halloweekend. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District News:

Flat Jack was spotted Tuesday on Central Avenue near CB FOX Kidz, in front of the Teen Center on 20th Street and in front of Fuller Lodge. The skeleton is created from chalk and painted on the local roads using sewer grates for his rib cage.

Los Alamos Creative District Curator Ryn Herrmann made the Flat Jack template to promote Halloweekend Friday Oct. 27 and Saturday Oct. 28 in downtown Los Alamos.

For the complete Halloweekend schedule, visit losalamosmainstreet.com.

Los Alamos

Daily Postcard: Red-tailed Hawk in Barrancas Canyon

on October 25, 2017 - 5:20am
Daily Postcard: Red-tailed Hawk in Barrancas Canyon. Photo by Cornell Wright
 
Red-tailed Hawk spotted in Barrancas Canyon. Photo by Cornell Wright

Los Alamos Retirement Community Moana Scarecrow

on October 24, 2017 - 1:54pm

The Los Alamos Retirement Community Moana Scarecrow is on Central Avenue as part of annual Trick or Treat on MainStreet festivities. Courtesy photo

Lensic: The 5 Browns Classical Piano Ensemble

on October 24, 2017 - 1:39pm
THE LENSIC News:
 
SANTA FE  The Lensic presents The 5 Browns in a concert of classical piano music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe.
 
These five Julliard-trained pianist siblings have but one mission: waking up classical music by introducing it to the wildest, largest, most excited audience they can find.
 
With complex five-piano arrangements (playing on a total of 440 keys!), the 5 Browns—Ryan, Melody, Gregory, Deondra, and Desirae—reveal a deep connection to the music while bringing fresh energy and character to

Julie Smith Art Showing At Los Alamos Co+op

on October 24, 2017 - 9:06am
Eve ... the face of all races. By Los Alamos artist Julie Smith/www.juliecolors.com
 
MJ's Sophie. By Los Alamos artist Julie Smith/www.juliecolors.com
 
By JULIE SMITH
Los Alamos
 
Coming into this world in 1962 I was welcomed by a mother with artistic talents and a love of music; I was embraced in her fabric artistry and surrounded by the soul-shifting rhythms of the blues, rock and roll, the psychedelic movement and the vibrant colors of Pop Art in its heyday.
 
I’ve lived in cities from the deep south to the pacific coast and points in-between, making friends from all over the world and

Daily Postcard: Fall Leaves In Quemazon

on October 24, 2017 - 6:53am

Daily Postcard: Fall Leaves in Quemazon. Photo by Jenn Bartram

Fall Leaves in Quemazon. Photo by Jenn Bartram

‘Zomb-mingos’ Spotted In Western Area

on October 23, 2017 - 4:14pm

‘Zomb-mingos’ on the prowl for Halloween spotted today at a Western Area home. Photo by Melissa Salmon

‘Zomb-mingos’ spotted today at a Western Area home. Photo by Melissa Salmon
 

Ingram Spark Director Robin Cutler Speaks Oct. 27

on October 23, 2017 - 5:08am
Robin Cutler
 
NMBC News:
 
Robin Cutler, director of Ingram Spark, will speak to the New Mexico Book Co-op on Ingram Spark and other book related questions and trends.
 
Ingram is the world’s largest book distributor. The lunch is Friday, Oct. 27, at Golden Corral on San Mateo in Albuquerque.
 
The meeting starts at noon but people come as early as 11 a.m. to network and have lunch. Each attendee pays for their own lunch and is expected to pay and partake of the lunch bar. The lunch is open to the public and beginners in the book business are encouraged to attend.
 
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