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Daily Postcard: Hiking On Pajarito Trail

on October 15, 2017 - 6:48am

Daily Postcard: Hiking Friday on Pajarito Trail, out of Rendija Canyon. Photo by Stephanie Nakhleh

Daily Postcard: Special Visitor To Bathtub Row?

on October 14, 2017 - 5:24am

Daily Postcard: Must be a special visitor at Bathtub Row. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Morning Frost On Hummingbird Feeder

on October 13, 2017 - 7:11am

Daily Postcard: A bit of frost Tuesday morning covers a local hummingbird feeder. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Beta Sigma Phi Hosts Annual Craft Fair Oct. 28

on October 12, 2017 - 9:01pm

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. The event includes food, baked goods, handmade items and a raffle of items donated by vendors and a quilt made by member Alice Garcia. Garcia also is one of the many vendors. Courtesy photo

An Evening Of Arts & Culture Friday!

on October 12, 2017 - 3:44pm

An Evening Of Poetry At Mesa Library Friday

on October 12, 2017 - 3:39pm
From top left, Dani Bitetti-Salazar, Sam Goldberg, Cameron Pearl, Eben Bold, Trevor Brown, Neil Wilkerson, Britta Schramm, Joseph Thompson and Bethany Day. From bottom left, Michaelle Sutton, Jessica Cooke, Moriah Hein and Jacob Thompson. Not pictured: Casey Curtisand Matt Mesibov. Courtesy photo
 
MPL News:
 
Mesa Public Library will be open late Friday, Oct. 13, in order to take part in the Evening of Arts and Culture, happening at nine locations throughout downtown Los Alamos. Music, performing arts, theater, dance, visual art and poetry will all be presented free of charge.
 
The

Atomic City Car Wash Fundraiser Saturday

on October 12, 2017 - 8:05am
Courtesy photo
 
ACCT News:
 
Atomic City Children's Theater (ACCT) will host a car wash 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday Oct. 14 at the Christian Church of Los Alamos.
 
ACCT's talented and award winning students are hosting their car wash to raise funds for their upcoming February production of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach Jr.
 
We hope the community will support these talented performers.
 
Atomic City Children’s Theater, an official after-school program sponsored by the Los Alamos Public Schools, offers performing opportunities to elementary and middle school age students

Pinon Fourth Grader Stars In Lifetime Movie

on October 12, 2017 - 7:39am

Allyson Harbert in a scene from Lifetime’s ‘A Mother’s Crime’. Courtesy photo

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com 

Allyson Harbert’s acting career has started off with a bang. Harbert, a Pinon Elementary School fourth grader student, recently acted in a Lifetime movie, “A Mother’s Crime”.

The TV movie premiered Friday, Oct. 6. In the movie, Harbert portrays Callie, a 7-year-old girl who was adopted by her biological mother’s sister. However, her birth mother wants her back and resorts to kidnapping to reunite with her daughter.

It might be a diabolical

Los Alamos-Based Fiber Artist Barbara E. Cohen Gifts Pink Scarves To Local Breast Cancer Survivors

on October 12, 2017 - 6:51am
A basket of pink 'breast cancer' scarves awaits recipients. Photo © 2017 Barbara E. Cohen

Pre-distribution photo of Barbara E. Cohen with scarves. Photo © 2017 Dana Stoltz Gray

 

BCAM News:
 
Following a year of planning and execution -- and just in time for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month celebration -- local fiber artist Barbara E. Cohen handed out a dozen knitted and woven pink scarves at the finale to the weekend-long Casting for Recovery local chapter’s annual retreat Sunday, Oct. 1 in Angel Fire.
 
“I decided to gift pink scarves to the 2017 participants after I was lucky

Daily Postcard: Fall Colors On Pajarito Mountain

on October 12, 2017 - 6:50am

Daily Postcard: Fall Colors on Pajarito Mountain viewed from Pipeline Road. Photo by Mark Schraad

Los Alamos Artist Studio Tour Stops At UNM-LA

on October 11, 2017 - 5:37pm
Students in Barbara Yarnell’s Ceramics class wedge the clay in preparation for beginning new pieces. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA
 
Students transfer designs onto clay tiles. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA
 
UNM-LA News:
 
The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos will participate in the Los Alamos Artist Studio Tour (LAAST) Saturday, Oct. 14 and Sunday, Oct. 15.
 
UNM-LA Instructors Barbara Yarnell and Patrick Harris invite the community to view student work from their ceramics, drawing and painting classes. 
 
“This not only provides the public a chance to meet the student artists and view their

LAPS Participates In 'Evening Of Arts & Culture' Oct. 13

on October 11, 2017 - 5:28pm
 
LAPS News:
 
Humanities teacher Michelle Holland is reading from her new manuscript of poetry for about a half hour 7:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the Mesa Public Library. 
 
The poetry reading begins at 6:30 p.m., with two other featured readers, Christopher Adams, and Kelly Doljsi, then Michelle’s students.

Teatro Paraguas & Casablanca Studios Stage 4th Annual Day Of The Dead Celebration

on October 11, 2017 - 8:45am
TP News:
 
Teatro Paraguas and Casablanca Studios (formerly Santa Fe Danceworks) will present the fourth annual El Día de los Muertos Community Celebration Oct. 27-29.
 
The Celebration begins Friday Oct. 27 with El Baile de las Katrinas at Casablanca Studios, located at 1935 Warner St, beginning at 9 p.m. DJ Ricky provides the music.  There will be a Katrina contest, and a cash bar. There is a $7 cover.
 
The Celebration continues on Saturday at Teatro Paraguas, and includes actors reading poetry and short stories in English and Spanish selected for the occasion, and live music

Susan Baker-Dillingham Of Los Alamos Donates Monetary Gift To New Mexico Women In Film

on October 11, 2017 - 8:43am
Susan Baker-Dillingham of Los Alamos, left, and NMWIF President Christine McHugh. Courtesy photo
 
NMWIF News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  New Mexico Women in Film (NMWIF) announced Sunday, Sept. 17, that they have received a generous gift of $13,000 from Susan Baker-Dillingham, founder and executive director of the New Mexico Dance Theater Performance Company (NMDT-PC).
 
NMDT-PC was established in 2005 as a 501(c)(3) organization that focused on enriching the lives of New Mexico students through the art of dance.

Daily Postcard: Butterflies, Bees And Arachnids

on October 11, 2017 - 6:24am

Daily Postcard: A butterfly spotted on a flower in a rock pile Saturday afternoon. Photo by Kei Davis

Daily Postcard: A bee buzzing around on a Saturday afternoon. Photo by Kei Davis

Daily Postcard: An arachnid doing what it does on a Saturday afternoon. Photo by Kei Davis

Los Alamos Japan Project Exhibition Opens At Mesa Public Library Today

on October 10, 2017 - 7:04am

Cranes in the exhibit at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Katy Korkos

Panel from Los Alamos Japan project display. Courtesy/Los Alamos History Museum

LIBRARY News:

The Los Alamos/Japan Project exhibition in the Upstairs Art Gallery at Mesa Public Library, which will be on display through Nov. 21, will celebrate its opening with a reception 4-6 p.m. today.

This exhibit at the Mesa Public Library tells the ongoing story of the Los Alamos/Japan Project—an expansive, long-term project to develop dialogue with international museum colleagues and pursue understanding between Los Alamos, Hiroshima,

Bandelier Welcomes Artist In Residence For October

on October 10, 2017 - 6:25am
Lisa Grossman, Bandelier National Monument's Artist in Residence in October. Courtesy/NPS
 
BANDELIER News:
 
Bandelier National Monument is happy to introduce this month's Artist in Residence, Lisa Grossman. In the two weeks she will be here, she is planning to work on a series of oil and watercolor landscapes. She wants to investigate progressions, such as the evolution of light and shadow across the land and archeological sites, and the effects of wind, weather, and dramatic forces of nature.
 
Grossman was born and raised in western Pennsylvania and moved to Kansas City in 1988 to

Call For Involvement In Project To Promote Community Healing Through The Arts

on October 10, 2017 - 6:15am
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE ― The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is looking for people and organizations that are interested in participating in a multi-year project funded through a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to bring our community together to work through the deep historical and contemporary issues that falsely divide us by race, gender and more.
 
The project, called Our Truth, is meant to give value and meaning to the lived stories of our New Mexico community; bring heightened awareness of racial divides and inequalities in a non-data, non-dogmatic, non-partisan

Daily Postcard: Fall Afternoon In Guaje Canyon

on October 10, 2017 - 5:48am

Daily Postcard: Fall afternoon at the old reservoir area in Gauje Canyon. Photo by Josh Smith

NMMNHS: Da Vinci – The Genius Exhibition Explores Early Aviation Concepts Feb. 10 To July 29, 2018

on October 9, 2017 - 6:58am

Da Vinci—The Genius exhibition coming in February to the the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque explores early aviation concepts. Courtesy/Grand Exhibitions

NMMNHS News:

Thousands of visitors and New Mexicans are looking skyward this week at hot air balloons participating in the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Hot air balloon and aviation enthusiasts enjoying the enchanting vision of colorful balloons and special shapes will have another opportunity to study the origins of flight Feb.

Daily Postcard: Autumn Comes To Bathtub Row

on October 9, 2017 - 4:42am

Daily Postcard: Autumn leaves color the landscape this week along Bathtub Row. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Experience An Evening Of Arts & Culture Oct. 13

on October 8, 2017 - 11:18am

COMMUNITY News:

Celebrate the Month of Arts and Culture at the kick off event, An Evening of Arts and Culture, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13.

 

Begin by picking up a program and map at Fuller Lodge, then walk or drive to each of the nine venues presenting programs in music, art, poetry and sculpture.

 

Los Alamos Arts Council, Los Alamos County, Los Alamos Concert Association, MainStreet and Los Alamos Creative District are sponsoring the event.

 

The fun and free event is open to all ages, and will feature concurrent presentations in each venue during the three hour celebration.

Take A Musical Trip Down Memory Lane In ‘Reliving The 70s’ At Tool Shed In Dixon

on October 8, 2017 - 7:36am
The finale of 
‘Reliving The 70s’ during opening night Friday at the Tool Shed in Dixon. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Jazmine Torres and Bear Schacht perform in ‘Reliving The 70s’. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Review by BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Dixon Player’s “Reliving The 70s" is a great big variety show. And I mean big – there are 39 musical numbers (I’m not  kidding), a live band and more than 25 cast members. This is indeed a spectacle in the small Tool Shed Theatre. It was a full house on opening night Friday.

Daily Postcard: Sunrays Shine Over White Rock

on October 8, 2017 - 6:35am

Daily Postcard: Early morning sunrays shine through the clouds over White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypostcom

Los Alamos Art Tour Preview: Part Five

on October 7, 2017 - 3:37am
Sculpture by David Trujillo. Courtesy photo

ART News:

The fourth annual Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 14 and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 15.

This free, self-guided tour will take visiters into the studios of nine of Los Alamos and White Rock’s talented artists, in addition to two art classes from UNM-Los Alamos. Each stop offers something new and exciting.

At ProjectY cowork at 150 Central Park Square, guest will see a sample of each artist’s work during the hours of the Tour, or come to the reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct.

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