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Daily Postcard: View Of LA Mountain

on August 22, 2017 - 6:34am

Daily Postcard: View of LA Mountain Monday from the Los Alamos Nature Center. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Meow Wolf Sponsors 93rd Burning Of Zozobra Sept. 1

on August 21, 2017 - 8:26am
Collective Pays Tribute To Powerful Creative Spirit Of Santa Fe’s Own Original Burning Man. Courtesy photo
 
ART News:
 
SANTA FE  Popular Santa Fe-based arts collective Meow Wolf has announced a major sponsorship for this year's Burning Of Zozobra, the 93rd annual burn Friday, Sept. 1 of Labor Day Weekend. 
 
The Burning of Zozobra is a unique cultural extravaganza staged every year by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe on the Friday before Labor Day as an exciting and fiery kick-off to the historic Fiestas de Santa Fe, which at over 300 years is the oldest continual public celebration in

Daily Postcard: Fawns Graze In Pajarito Acres

on August 21, 2017 - 6:29am

Daily Postcard: These two fawns have been seen for several days in the Monte Rey Drive area of Pajarito Acres in White Rock. They were spotted once with their mother but usually are in a particular backyard by themselves. They have nice spots typical of fawns. They usually run or sometimes prance away fast when they spot the homeowners, so grabbing a photograph has been a challenge. Photo by Bob Reedy

Daily Postcard: These two fawns have been seen for several days in the Monte Rey Drive area of Pajarito Acres in White Rock. Photo by Bob Reedy

Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church Features New Stained Glass Art

on August 20, 2017 - 2:11pm

Nambe artist Spin Dunbar created the newest piece of stained glass art at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Photo by Audrey Derell​/Courtesy 

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

​Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com

 

The newly installed stained glass window by Nambe artist Spin Dunbar at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church emcompasses elements celebrated at the church: The Holy Trinity, Martin Luther's heart design and Song. 

Spin Dunbar

The end result shows contemporary images of The Holy Trinity symbol and the Holy Cross as well as a visualization of sound waves in the

Daily Postcard: Western Area Walk Turns Into Standoff

on August 20, 2017 - 6:42am
Daily Postcard: An afternoon walk with the family dog Saturday in Western Area turns into a game of ‘chicken’ ... the big buck blinked. Photo by Brint Perera

Los Alamos Concert Association Unveils 72nd Season!

on August 20, 2017 - 5:33am

LACA's 72nd Season opens with Metales M5, The Mexican Brass, at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 at Ashley Pond. Courtesy/LACA

Wyndsync closes the season at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3 at 4 p.m. at the Smith Auditorium. Courtesy/LACA

 

LACA News:

One highlight among many in the Los Alamos Concert Association’s 72nd season will be the unveiling of a renovation at the Association’s venue, the Duane Smith Auditorium.

Built for the community by the Atomic Energy Commission in the early 1950s, the Smith Auditorium is the second largest concert venue in New Mexico.

Daily Postcard: Flower Basks In Afternoon Sunshine

on August 19, 2017 - 6:54am

Daily Postcard: A flower basks in the glow of the warm afternoon sunshine. Photo by Corrina Hughes

‘Hunted By My Ex’ Completes Filming In New Mexico

on August 18, 2017 - 3:28pm
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced that the theatrical motion picture “Hunted By My Ex”, produced by Vociferous Films, LLC has filmed in Albuquerque. 
 
The production employed 30 New Mexico crew members, 14 New Mexico principal actors and approximately 60 New Mexico background talent.
 
Local crew included: Line Producer Rick Metz, Production Designer Will Albarez, Director of Photography Nolan Rudy, Set Decorator Nathally Bothelho and Costume Designer Kim Trujillo.
 
The theatrical motion picture was directed by Danny J.

Daily Postcard: NJROTC Cadets Drill At Sunrise

on August 18, 2017 - 6:35am

Daily Postcard: An early morning sky shines over NJROTC cadets at drill practice Monday at Los Alamos High School. Photo by CPO Tim Graziani

Top 2017 County Fair Exhibit Winners

on August 17, 2017 - 7:41am
Courtesy photo
 
ARTS News:
 
Exhibits ranging from finely sewn quilts to fruits and vegetables were exhibited during the County Fair.
 
This year, four individuals were awarded the “Best of the Best” award – a beautiful hand crafted glass dish created by local glass artist David F. Schuster. Claire Swinhoe, received the “Fiber Arts – Best of the Best Award” for her Alaska Quilt. Claire Swinhoe, received the “Culinary Arts – Best of the Best Award” for her Traditional English Cake. Samantha Grow received the “Creative Arts Best of the Best Award” for her “Peacock” photograph.

Daily Postcard: Flowers In Bloom In Los Alamos

on August 17, 2017 - 6:33am

Daily Postcard: Flowers in bloom around Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Library Of Congress To Host Appointment Ceremony Of 2017 National Student Poets

on August 16, 2017 - 9:02am
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS News:
 
The Library of Congress will host the appointment ceremony of the sixth class of the National Student Poets Program, honoring five outstanding youth poets from across the United States for their original work Thursday, Aug. 31.
 
The National Student Poets, who represent five different regions of the country, will read original works as part of the ceremony, which will be led by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and Institute of Museum and Library Services Director Kathryn K. Matthew.
 
Special guest speakers will include 2016 National Student Poet Joey

Artist Reception & Book Signing Aug. 16-17

on August 15, 2017 - 3:44pm

Bandelier Hosts Hubbell Trading Post Navajo Rug Trunk Show Aug. 18-20

on August 15, 2017 - 3:39pm
Navajo rugs on display at Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site. Courtesy/Hubbell Trading Post
 
NPS News:
 
From Friday, Aug.18, through Sunday, Aug. 20, Bandelier National Monument will be hosting the Hubbell Trading Post Navajo Rug Trunk Show.
 
It will be presented from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the park Visitor Center. Authentic Navajo rugs will be available for sale in a wide array of designs and prices, straight from the Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site in Ganado, Arizona. Hubbell's trader, Edison Eskeets, will present rug talks at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Meow Wolf Releases New Film And Plans Grand Finale Weekend For Summer In The Multiverse

on August 15, 2017 - 3:27pm
New film and special weekend celebrates summer success. Courtesy photo
 
MEOW WOLF News:
 
SANTA FE  Meow Wolf has announced a grand finale weekend Saturday Aug. 19 and Sunday Aug. 20 for their wildly popular Summer In The Multiverse program that features a cavalcade of more than 100 live performers at random in the House of Eternal Return.
 
The final weekend will include an amplified roster of aerialists, acrobats, musicians, magicians, storytellers, alien characters and more, along with DJ’s in the parking lot, free hands-on activities for kids in the David Loughridge Learning

Daily Postcard: Rainbow Monday In White Rock

on August 15, 2017 - 1:54am

Daily Postcard: The view out the back door of a home in White Rock at about 7:30 p.m. Monday. Photo by Steve Stringer

Daily Postcard: Low Clouds In Evening Sky

on August 14, 2017 - 6:32am

Daily Postcard: Clouds float low in the sky looking toward Los Alamos from Santa Fe. Photo by Scot Rygh

Daily Postcard: Storm Clouds Over Los Alamos

on August 13, 2017 - 7:03am

Daily Postcard: Storm clouds fill the sky earlier in the week over Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Scenes From 2017 Arts And Crafts Fair

on August 12, 2017 - 2:07pm

From left, Tracy Durland shows Carolyn and Andy Stewart her husband Garret's work during the Fuller Lodge Art Center's arts and crafts fair this morning at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Sandra Moench sets up her booth during this morning's Fuller Lodge Art Center arts and crafts fair. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

David Merriman works on a wind chime during the arts and crafts fair. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Michael Harvey and his son Jacob sell their glass art during today's arts and crafts fair. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos History Museum Celebrates Ranch School

on August 12, 2017 - 7:57am

The 100th anniversary of the Ranch School is being celebrated throughout Los Alamos. The newest exhibit at Fuller Lodge Art Center pays tribute to the Ranch School and right down the street, the Los Alamos History Museum also is celebrating the school in one of its exhibits. Museum Shop Manager and Volunteer Coordinator Todd Nichols explained that the exhibit started in the beginning of August and should be displayed for at least the next three months. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

One of the pieces in the exhibit is a portion of a tree trunk that belonged to one of two ponderosa

Scenes From ‘Meanwhile Back At The Ranch’ Opening Reception At Fuller Lodge Art Center Friday Evening

on August 12, 2017 - 7:32am

Artist Cherie Trottier, left, stands beside her work, ‘Peggy Pond Church’s Poetry Cabin’along with writer, Sharon Snyder. Snyder’s biography on Peggy Pond Church inspired Trottier’s piece. The work is on display in the Fuller Lodge Art Center’s newest exhibit, ‘Meanwhile Back at the Ranch’. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Artist Wendi Dunn checks out one of the exhibits at the Fuller Lodge Art Center's newest show, ‘Meanwhile Back At The Ranch’, during Friday’s opening reception. Dunn’s own work, ‘Dinosaur Ranch’, is a part of the show. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

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Daily Postcard: Sunrise From Walnut Street

on August 12, 2017 - 6:24am

Daily Postcard: A sunrise Friday lights the sky from Walnut Street. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

SF Opera's Apprentice Scene Program Begins Sunday

on August 11, 2017 - 6:40pm
A past performance from the Santa Fe Opera's Apprentice Scene Program. Courtesy/Santa Fe Opera
 
By CARL NEWTON 
Los Alamos 
 

On the path down to the Dapples Pavilion Cantina at the Santa Fe Opera there is a paver with the inscription, “The SFO Apprentice Singers/ May Our Dreamers Become Our Stars." Stardom was in Joyce DiDonato’s future when she was an apprentice in 1995. She speaks with authority when she said, “The wonderful performing opportunities and intensive instructions the young artists receive here are invaluable and could very well be the building blocks to their own

PEEC: Painting Class With Lisa Coddington Aug. 31

on August 11, 2017 - 2:59pm
Rufous hummingbird and Indian paintbrush flowers by Lisa Coddington. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Artist and instructor Lisa Coddington is returning to teach a one-day workshop on painting using botanical and natural subjects Aug. 31 at the Los Alamos Nature Center on Canyon Road. 
 
This class, made possible by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), is great for all skill levels. The workshop is 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. Register to learn techniques for creating realistic, still life, and nature-inspired art.
 
Participants will explore watercolor techniques

Performers Rehearse For 'Aladdin'

on August 11, 2017 - 8:03am

Cast members of the Missoula Children's Theatre production of 'Aladdin' rehearse for the big show earlier this week. The performance is 7 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church. Tickets are available at the door starting at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $15 or $7 for children ages 12 and younger. For LAAC members, tickets cost $10 or $5 for children ages 12 and younger. Los Alamos Arts Council sponsors Missoula Children's Theater. Courtesy/Patrick Neher 

Rehearsals for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of 'Aladdin' have been held throughout the week at Crossroads Bible Church.

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