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Final White Rock Artist Market Of Summer Saturday

on August 31, 2017 - 9:10am

The final White Rock Artist Market is happening 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday outside the White Rock Visitor Center. Courtesy/LAMVB

ART News:

The final White Rock Artist Market is happening 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday outside the White Rock Visitor Center. This is the last Artist Market for the summer and will return Memorial Weekend 2018.

Saturday’s market will feature regular artists and artisans but also will include new faces to the Artist Market.

Local Veterans Groups Support Therapy Program At Fundraiser Film Event

on August 31, 2017 - 8:52am
Eddie Crain, founder of Healing America’s Heroes. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Journey along Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Trail captured in award-winning documentary Dan Gandee, a disabled Marine diagnosed with combat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain, finds fly tying to be healing for himself and others.

The former horse trainer and avid fly-fisherman volunteered to teach fly tying at Healing America’s Heroes (HAH), a therapeutic equine and piscatorial program in Chama. The program’s participants are also veterans—men and women—who suffer from PTSD.

HAH founder, Eddie Crain,

‘Communicating Doors’ Opens At LALT Sept. 8

on August 31, 2017 - 7:29am
Scene from ‘Communicating Doors’, opening Sept. 8 at LALT. Photo by Larry Gibbons

By KELLY DOLEJSI
Los Alamos

Women take center-stage in Los Alamos Little Theater’s upcoming production of Alan Ayckbourn’s “Communicating Doors,” showing 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays Sept. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, and 2 p.m. for a matinee Sunday, Sept. 17.

The play begins in a deceptively ordinary-looking hotel room.

Cinema Cindy Reviews ‘Wind River’

on August 31, 2017 - 7:15am

By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos

“Wind River” is a murder mystery with hauntingly beautiful cinematography and a melancholy spirit. Written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, writer of the 2016 film “Hell or High Water” and the 2015 film “Sicario”, Wind River opened Aug. 18and is already garnering high praise from film critics. (Can you hear the “Oscar buzz”?)

In perhaps his best role to date, actor Jeremy Renner (Hurt Locker) plays Corey Lambert, a Fish and Game tracker around the Wind River reservation.

Daily Postcard: Roses Bloom On Walnut

on August 31, 2017 - 6:42am

Daily Postcard: Red roses are blooming at a home on Walnut Street. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

New Mexico MainStreet Partners Receive Town Program Funding From National Endowment For Arts

on August 30, 2017 - 7:20am
NMEDD News:
 
SANTA FE  Aug. 23, New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS), a program of the New Mexico Economic Development Department, announced that more than $300,000 has been awarded to MainStreet partners to support the arts in New Mexico.
 
The City of Albuquerque, the City of Gallup and Creative Startups partnering with Zuni Pueblo have received funding to support their work as centers of arts and innovation and build on their cultural assets to activate their downtown economies.
 
"This funding will support place making and arts programming in New Mexico Arts & Cultural Districts and

Daily Postcard: Colorful Clouds

on August 30, 2017 - 6:30am

Daily Postcard: Colorful clouds spotted Monday from Pajarito Acres. Photo by Jaret McDonald

Daily Postcard: Colorful clouds spotted Monday from Pajarito Acres. Photo by Jaret McDonald

County Dedicates New Public Art Sept. 7

on August 29, 2017 - 11:01am

Albuquerque artist Doug Czor carries in one of the Plexiglass panels that is part of his sculpture, 'Carry the Light', which is installed at the Los Alamos County Golf Course Community Building. Courtesy/czor.com

 

Albuquerque artist Doug Czor's sculpture, 'Carry the Light', hangs from the ceiling in the Los Alamos County Golf Course Community Building. Courtesy/czor.com

 

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com

 

One of the most recent additions to Los Alamos County’s public art collection is Albuquerque artist Doug Czor’s sculpture, “Carry the Light.”

Mexican Brass To Play At The Pond Sept. 8

on August 29, 2017 - 7:46am

Metales M5, The Mexican Brass, performs Sept. 8 at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

 

LACA News:

Metales M5, The Mexican Brass, will perform beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 at Ashley Pond Park in the final “Gordon’s Concert” of the season.

The free concert is a joint presentation the Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series and the Los Alamos Concert Association.

“Russ Gordon, the summer concert impresario and I have been trying to figure out how to collaborate for several years,” LACA Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin said.

NMSA Receives Sixth ‘A’ From PED

on August 28, 2017 - 2:16pm
NMSA News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico School for the Arts (NMSA) is proud to announce that it has received its sixth consecutive “A” grade from the New Mexico Public Education Department for school year 2016-2017.
 
Eric Crites, NMSA Head of School, congratulated the dedication and skill of the school’s faculty, and the motivation and diligence of its students, citing both as primary factors in the ongoing academic success that has characterized the school since it opened in 2010.
 
“NMSA students demonstrate every day that hard work in a dual-curriculum, rigorous academic and mastery arts

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Announces New Visitor Center In Abiquiú

on August 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
Georgia O’Keeffe Hitching a Ride to Abiquiu with Maurice Grosser, 1944. Photo by Maria Chabot. Gift of The Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation. ©Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
 
ART News:
 
ABIQUIU — The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum announced that it will occupy an enhanced visitor center at Abiquiú Inn in Abiquiú.
 
The new center will be at the site where the Museum’s tour office presently operates.
 
“We are very excited about this opportunity,” said Robert A. Kret, director of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.

Final Summer Drawing Class Of 2017 With Local Artist Lisa Coddington Sept. 7

on August 28, 2017 - 8:44am
Hummingbird and Wild Four O'clocks by Lisa Coddington. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Artist and instructor Lisa Coddington is returning to teach a one-day workshop on drawing using botanical and natural subjects at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
 
This class, made possible by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), is great for all skill levels. The workshop runs 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 7. Register to learn techniques for creating realistic, still life and nature-inspired art.
 
Participants will explore pencil techniques that portray plants and animals.

Talk With Santa Fe Artist Paul Pletka Oct. 7

on August 28, 2017 - 8:02am
Paul Pletka
 
NMHM News:
 
SANTA FE  A few days after his new book comes out, Santa Fe artist Paul Pletka will give a lecture 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at the New Mexico History Museum auditorium. 
 
The lecture entitled Converging Rituals of Faith in the New World will be followed by a discussion with curator Andrew Connors of the Albuquerque Museum. Following the discussion, Pletka will sign copies of his book, Paul Pletka: Imagined Wests by Amy Scott (Author) James K. Ballinger (Foreword), Paul Pletka (Contributor).
 
Born in San Diego in 1946 and raised in the American Southwest,

Daily Postcard: Fawns Frequent Pajarito Acres Home

on August 28, 2017 - 6:35am
Daily Postcard: Two fawns spotted earlier this month frequenting a residence in Pajarito Acres are most recently seen eating some of the bushes at the home in White Rock. Photo by Robert Reedy
 
Daily Postcard: A doe is spotted nursing one of her fawns at the residence in Pajarito Acres. Photo by Robert Reedy

Hummingbirds Flock To Sweet Water Dispenser

on August 27, 2017 - 8:11am

Hummingbirds are spotted flocking around a sweet water dispenser Saturday at a home on Trinity Drive. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Hummingbirds drink from a sweet water dispenser Saturday at a home on Trinity Drive. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Hummingbirds drink from a sweet water dispenser Saturday at a home on Trinity Drive. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Hummingbirds drink from a sweet water dispenser Saturday at a home on Trinity Drive. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Daily Postcard: Deer Spotted Munching Geraniums

on August 27, 2017 - 7:12am

Daily Postcard: Deer spotted eating geraniums Saturday in Pajarito Acres. Photo by Pamala Pritchard

Daily Postcard: Deer spotted sipping water from a bird bath Saturday in Pajarito Acres. Photo by Pamala Pritchard

Daily Postcard: View Leaving Los Alamos Friday

on August 26, 2017 - 7:53am

Daily Postcard: Pink clouds color the sky to the east spotted Friday when leaving Los Alamos. Photo by Ryn Herrmann

Arts In Public Places Board Updates Council On Work

on August 25, 2017 - 7:11am

Art in Public Places Advisory Board Chair Susie Schillaci updates the County Council at Tuesday's work session on the board's work as Community Services Director Brian Brogan listens at right. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Art in Public Places Advisory Board's mission is to promote and encourage programs that develop public art, enhance the community's awareness and interest of public art as well as visually enhance the community by bringing art into municipal structures.

Daily Postcard: Storm Clouds Over North Mesa

on August 25, 2017 - 6:46am

Daily Postcard: Storm clouds paint a dramatic picture in the sky Wednesday above North Mesa. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Daily Postcard: Storm clouds in the sky Wednesday above North Mesa. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Daily Postcard: Storm clouds in the sky Wednesday above North Mesa. Photo by Corrina Hughes

LA Arts Council Kicks Off Brown Bag Season Sept. 6

on August 24, 2017 - 4:51pm

Bethany Filer

LAAC News:

The first of the monthly Brown Bag Performances, presented noon to 1 p.m., Sept. 6 at Fuller Lodge, will feature soprano singer Bethany Filer and internationally traveled pianist Nathan Salazar.

The program will present the Romantic Era music of Bellini, Liszt, Schubert, Johann Straus, and Claude Debussy, as well the contemporary music of Ned Rorem. All Brown Bag Series performances are free to the public and bringing your lunch-to-munch during the performance is encouraged.

‘Killing Buddha’ At Teatro Paraguas Sept. 8-10

on August 24, 2017 - 6:15am
 

Buddha Flute. Courtesy photo
 
Buddha Stage. Courtesy photo
 
TP News:
 
Teatro Paraguas is proud to host Theatre Dojo, a touring "raw theatre" company based in southern New Mexico, comes to the Philanthropy Theatre to present their award-winning original play with music, Killing Buddha, written by actor and director Algernon D'Ammassa with music by Randy Granger of Las Cruces.
 
Killing Buddha will perform 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Sept. 8-10, at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie, Santa Fe, NM, 87507. $18 general admission, $15 student/senior, call 505.424.1601 for

Daily Postcard: Unusual Colors Fill Evening Sky

on August 24, 2017 - 6:02am

Daily Postcard: Unusual colors fill the Tuesday evening sky over Los Alamos. Photo by Josh Smith

Daily Postcard: Daffodil Brightens Garden

on August 23, 2017 - 6:01am

Daily Postcard: This pastel peach colored daffodil brightens a local garden. Photo by William Mead

PEEC: Los Alamos Children’s Dentistry Adopts Nature Center Gardens

on August 22, 2017 - 4:12pm

Dr. Bill Nichols of Los Alamos Children’s Dentistry in his newly adopted nature center gardens. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Los Alamos Children’s Dentistry has adopted the three mesa gardens at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

This generous gift will help the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) maintain the gardens for a full year. The three mesa gardens include a pollinator garden, a native plant garden, and a water-wise garden. The gardens are in full bloom right now, making it a perfect time to visit the nature center and take in the flowers.

Los Alamos Children’s Dentistry (LACD)

Los Alamos Arts In Public Places Meets Thursday

on August 22, 2017 - 7:59am

COUNTY News: 
 
The Arts in Public Places Advisory Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 110 at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda
  • CALL TO ORDER-ROLL CALL
  • PUBLIC COMMENT 
  • APP BOARD BUSINESS Approval of Minutes from July 27, 2017 
  • CURRENT PROJECTS
A. WR Pottery Project - draft educational plaque
B. Update on the Golf Course Hanging Glass Sculpture - Approve cost and plan Dedication Event for Sept. 7 Presenters: Susan Schillaci
C.

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