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Daily Postcard: A Skyview From Acid Canyon

on February 26, 2017 - 6:25am

Daily Postcard: A skyview Saturday from Acid Canyon. Photo by John Scott

Daily Postcard: Sunset At North Mesa Stables

on February 25, 2017 - 6:29am
Daily Postcard: Wednesday evening sunset at North Mesa Stables. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Help LALO Select Next Production

on February 24, 2017 - 10:27pm

LALO News:

Los Alamos Light Opera is inviting the public to comment on choices for its next show, to be produced the last weekend of February and the first weekend of March2018.

Recently, the LALO Board listed and discussed 25 possible light operas and narrowed the choice down to five.

Plans Announced For Los Alamos Museum Of Art

on February 24, 2017 - 9:09am

Local artists Ruth Tatter and Michelle Griffin recently spoke at the Rotary Club of Los Alamos, describing efforts they are spearheading to create a Los Alamos Museum of Art. In the very first planning stages of this non-profit, Board members are seeking funding, a museum location and a director. Photo by Alison Pannell

Cabin Fever Festival In Jemez Springs Saturday

on February 24, 2017 - 7:48am

An artist carves an eagle out of a block of wood at the Cabin Fever Festival in Jemez Springs. Courtesy photo

EVENT News:

Jemez Springs will provide a much needed reprieve from the lull of winter with the family friendly Cabin Fever Festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.

A portion of all proceeds will benefit Jemez Valley Animal Amigos – a no kill rescue group. In addition, the Jemez Springs Community Library will be selling more than a dozen books by late author Tony Hillerman – some which are signed – as part of their book sale, and as donated by Hillerman’s daughter.

Cabin Fever

Lecture Explores Pictorial Traditions Of Kiowa People

on February 24, 2017 - 7:33am
Untitled (Deer, man and stream). Silver Horn (Haungooah). Ca. 1897. Gift of Charles and Valerie Diker. 55172.; Untitled (Boy and porcupine in tree). Silver Horn (Haungooah). Gift of Charles and Valerie Diker. 55173. Courtesy photo
 
MIAC News:
 
SANTA FE — The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is presenting a lecture exploring pictorial traditions of the Kiowa during the period of radical change in the plains Indian life and culture.
 
The lecture is 10 a.m. to noon, March 11 at the Kathryn O’Keeffe Theater at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, 710 Camino Lejo in Santa Fe.
 

PEEC: Learn Botanical Drawing And Watercolor

on February 24, 2017 - 7:18am
Illustration by Lisa Coddington. Courtesy photo
 

PEEC News:

Learn botanical drawing and watercolor using botanical and natural subjects with Santa Fe Artist Lisa Coddington. Novices as well as those refining their skills will receive encouraging step-by-step instruction in drawing and watercolor.

With easy to understand demonstrations and master artist examples, Coddington will work to reinforce each artist's confidence in creating dimensional autumn-themed subjects.

Daily Postcard: Buckman Mesa And Rio Grande

on February 24, 2017 - 7:06am

Daily Postcard: Buckman Mesa and Rio Grande River during a hike Wednesday. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Los Alamos Piano Students Perform At UNM-LA Sunday

on February 23, 2017 - 4:37pm
Performers Yunseo Kim and Julia Chen. Courtesy photo
 
MUSIC News:
 
In keeping with their ongoing mission of Community Outreach and Service, the UNM-LA Campus will host the first of two planned Spring Piano Recitals at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26. 
 
The campus Student Services Building is accessible either by stairs on the Diamond Drive entrance, or is easily wheelchair accessible by parking in the parking lot behind the building. The recital is FREE and open to the public, sponsored by the Los Alamos Music Teachers Association (LAMTA).
 
Students from the age of 6 through 14 will be

Ahoy, Los Alamos! Annual Rotary Crab Fest Is Saturday

on February 23, 2017 - 12:44pm
This aquamarine pendant, valued at $1,060, was donated to the Crab Fest fundraiser auction by Bennett's Fine Jewelry. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By LINDA HULL
Los Alamos Rotary Club

Ahoy, Los Alamos! It’s time for the 8th Annual Crab Fest, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Los Alamos! You are all cordially invited: Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on the corner of Trinity Drive and DP Road.

Daily Postcard: Dramatic Scene At Nightfall

on February 23, 2017 - 6:53am

Daily Postcard: A dramatic picture emerges Wednesday as night falls on Los Alamos. Photo by Carl Newton

LAHS Band Director Attends Midwest Clinic: International Band & Orchestra Conference

on February 22, 2017 - 1:43pm
Zane Meeks directs a class of students in the newly remodeled Los Alamos High School music wing. Courtesy photo
 
LAPS News:
 
Director Zane Meek was awarded a Professional Development Grant by Los Alamos Public Schools to attend the Midwest Band & Orchestra Festival and Conference in Chicago, IL.
 
This annual conference provides many opportunities for professional development, including sessions about advocacy, recruiting and retention, teaching techniques, instrumental music techniques for specific instruments, music technology in the classroom, student assessments, and so much more.

Arts In Public Places Advisory Board Meets Thursday

on February 22, 2017 - 1:30pm

Local Kids Book Authors Host Reading Event

on February 22, 2017 - 7:34am
Courtesy photo
 
projectY News:

Two local authors, Charlotte Cummings and Janice M. Lovato, gathered at projectY cowork Los Alamos Saturday, Feb. 18, to host a book reading event featuring their latest publications.

Cummings is author of the newly released "Frankenstein Teaches Yoga" and Lovato wrote "A Journey for Felix." The event, which was free and open to the public, featured book readings by the authors, yoga demonstrations for kids, snacks, and art activities.
 
Both books are available on Amazon and the community also can obtain copies locally.

LAAC Awards $100 To Photo Winner Kelly Benner

on February 21, 2017 - 2:55pm

Photo contest judges from left, TK Thompson and Dean Carstens with photo contest winner Kelly Benner and Los Alamos Arts Council Board President Chris Monteith this morning as Benner is awarded $100  for her winning photo, ‘Luminarias’. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos resident Kelly Benner is the winner of the top photo of the quarter published as a Daily Postcard in the Los Alamos Daily Post newspaper. 

When she submitted her photograph, “Luminarias,” which depicts lit farolitos at the Jemez Springs Historic Site, Benner

Daily Postcard: Sun Sets On Upper Frijoles Canyon

on February 21, 2017 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: Thick cloud cover forms a smooth backdrop to the setting sun Saturday evening looking across upper Frijoles Canyon toward Peralta Ridge. Photo by Marc Bailey

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Breaks Through Low Clouds

on February 20, 2017 - 6:45am

Daily Postcard: Sun begins to appear through low lying clouds this morning in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LALT Opens 'The Other Place' Friday, Feb. 24

on February 19, 2017 - 9:48am
LALT News:
 
The Los Alamos Little Theatre has announced the dates for the upcoming play, The Other Place.
 
Show dates are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Feb. 24, 25, and March 10, 11, 17, and 18 and the Sunday matinee is 2 p.m. March 12 at the Los Alamos Performance Center at 1670 Nectar St.
 
This compelling drama centers on Juliana Smithton, a successful neurologist whose life seems to be coming unhinged. Her husband has filed for divorce and her daughter has eloped with a much older man. And just as her research leads to a potential breakthrough, events take a disorienting turn.

Fancy Fiddles Auction Raises Thousands For Los Alamos Public Schools Orchestra Program

on February 19, 2017 - 8:08am
Forty-five musical instruments destined for the landfill found new life as art and raised thousands for Los Alamos Public Schools orchestra program Saturday at the Fancy Fiddle Auction in Fuller Lodge. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Ann McLaughlin, the artistic director of the Los Alamos Concert Association holds up a decorative violin for sale during Saturday's live auction, while Auctioneer/Emcee Jeff Favorite urges on the crowd to bid higher. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Bidders check out the fiddles up for bid. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 

Fundraiser For Belisama Irish Dance School Feb. 25

on February 19, 2017 - 7:41am

Belisama Irish Dance with Director Adrienne Bellis, 2nd from right and Assistant Director Celia Bassett, 3rd from left. Courtesy photo

DANCE News:

Join the Belisama Irish Dance School for a  lively afternoon of ceili dancing (Irish social dance), live music, a short Irish dance demonstration and refreshments to help fund the Belisama Irish Dance Company’s future performances and new costumes. A Girl Scout Fun Patch will be offered for those Girl Scouts joining the fun!

The event is 2-4 p.m. Saturday Feb. 25 at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos, 1738 North Sage St.

Meet the dancers, then

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Lights Up Los Alamos

on February 18, 2017 - 6:03am

Daily Postcard: Friday's Sunrise sends a fiery glow across the Los Alamos sky. Photo by Marc Bailey

City RockFest Tour Features Seventh Day Slumber

on February 17, 2017 - 8:40am
Courtesy image
 
MUSIC News:
 
City RockFest Tour is bringing Seventh Day Slumber back to Northern New Mexico next week, Thursday Feb. 23 at Pojoaque Middle School. 
 
With them are Project 86 and Disciple headlining the show, with Random Hero and Scarlet White opening. Don't miss these five bands, 3.5 hours of great music, for a single ticket of only $10. Doors open at 6 p.m. VIP Tickets are still available for early entry at 5:30 p.m. and an opportunity to meet the bands. 
 
Check out this show at https://www.facebook.com/events/1774658079451130/ or tour page on,

Notice Of Possible Quorum: APP Board

on February 17, 2017 - 6:29am

COUNTY News:

A notice of a possible quorum of members of the Art in Public Places Board at the White Rock Municipal Complex Ribbon Cutting Ceremony has been published and is available online here.

The event is 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at the White Rock Municipal Complex at 139 Longview Dr.

Members of the Arts in Public Places may attend this ribbon cutting ceremony and a quorum may be present but no action will be taken by this board.

The public is invited to attend.

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Fancy Fiddles Auction Sample #3

on February 15, 2017 - 6:51am

This instrument, titled Fiddler Crab, and 45 others will be on offer at the Fancy Fiddles Auction beginning at 2 p.m., Feb. 18 in Fuller Lodge. Silent bidding is underway now at Village Arts Framing on DP Road. Proceeds will benefit the Los Alamos Public Schools orchestra program. Click here for details. Photo by Kathryn Willcutt

Daily Postcard: Early Morning Light

on February 15, 2017 - 6:41am

Daily Postcard: Early morning light wakes up Los Alamos. Photo by Kathryn Willcutt

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