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Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary Art Show Fundraiser

on August 1, 2017 - 8:19am

Meet Missoula Children's Theater Directors

on August 1, 2017 - 6:35am

Julia Bourland

LAAC News: 

Missoula Children’s Theatre Directors Julia Bourland and Ryan Jacob Pierce will be bringing the theatre’s production of “Aladdin” to the stage in Los Alamos.

Bourland said she is thrilled to start her post graduate life with the Missoula Children’s Theatre.

 

Ryan Jacob Pierce

She graduated in three years with a BFA in theatre with an acting emphasis from Viterbo University. Some of her favorite credits include Agnes from “Dancing at Lughnasa,” Capulet in “Romeo and Juliet” and Moth in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Pierce also said he is thrilled to be

Los Alamos Natives Return Home To Perform

on August 1, 2017 - 6:33am
Kristen Annalize Sussman
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
​Los Alamos Daily Post
 

Music and performing have always been a part of Los Alamos natives Kristen Annalize Sussman’s and Nathan Salazar’s lives. Although the arts have taken Sussman and Salazar throughout the country and the world, they are returning to their hometown to host a concert.

Nathan Salazar

The Taos Opera Institute is presenting the concert at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Admission is free.

Sussman, a soprano, and Salazar, a pianist, will perform a number of pieces from several operas and as well as several

Daily Postcard: Golden Sunrise Colors White Rock

on August 1, 2017 - 6:28am

Daily Postcard: A golden sunrise spotted in the sky Friday from Estante Way in White Rock. Photo by Jim Gourdoux

Missoula Children's Theater: 'Aladdin' Auditions Aug. 7

on July 31, 2017 - 5:29pm

A previous Missoula Children's Theatre production. Courtesy/LAAC

LAAC News: 

Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) and Missoula Children’s Theatre will hold auditions for “Aladdin” 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 7 at Crossroads Bible Church. Those auditioning should arrive at 9:30 a.m. to register and stay for the full two hours.

Those who are selected for a part need to stay after the auditions for their first rehearsal, which is 12:30-2:30 p.m. There is no cost to audition but there is a $35 fee to participate in the production.

Anyone entering first through 12th grade is invited to audition.

Latin Legends Alejandra Guzman And Gloria Trevi Perform At Santa Ana Star Center Aug. 31

on July 31, 2017 - 10:26am
Alejandra Guzman and Gloria Trevi. Courtesy photo
 
CONCERT News:
 
RIO RANCHO  The first leg of the Gloria Trevi vs. Alejandra Guzman tour has been such a huge success that the tour returns for a second leg in the USA and all over Latin America.
 
Latin rock pop legends continue to break record ticket sales, demonstrating their legacy and power and will bring their tour Aug. 31 to the Santa Ana Star Center.
 
Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4 at the Santa Ana Star Center Box Office, online at www.santaanastarcenter.com or by phone at 888.694.4849.
 
Groups of 15 or more

Daily Postcard: Bird’s Eye View Of Deer In Quemazon

on July 30, 2017 - 6:54am

Daily Postcard: A bird’s eye view of a deer strolling around a residence in Quemazon. Courtesy photo

Daily Postcard: Beautiful Friday Evening Sky

on July 29, 2017 - 6:25am

Daily Postcard: A beautiful sky captured on camera Friday evening from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Public Program: 'Route 66 In New Mexico' Sept. 9

on July 28, 2017 - 7:52am
TCHS News:
 
The Taos County Historical Society announces its 2 p.m. Sept. 9, free public program “Route 66 in New Mexico” by Baldwin Burr.
 
The monthly program is at Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Boardroom, 118 Cruz Alta Road in Taos. This illustrated lecture is part of the Society's participation in the Taos Arts and Cultural Consortium theme of Taos Legends and Stories and is presented in partnership with the Taos Arts Council.
 
The intersection of Central Avenue and Fourth Street in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is the only place in America where U.S. Route 66 crossed itself.

Art On Tap: Welcome New Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Aug. 3

on July 28, 2017 - 7:51am
CREATIVE DISTRICT News:
 
Art On Tap Thursday, Aug. 3 welcomes the new Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Patrick Neher. Art On Tap begins at 5:30 p.m. at UnQuarked, 145 Central Park Square.
 
Art On Tap is sponsored by the Los Alamos Creative District and hosted by Fuller Lodge Art Center. The On Tap series begins each evening with an informal 10-15 minute lecture followed by a lively group discussion. All ages are welcome!
 
On Tap is a way for people to get out and about in the community, learn something new, and meet people with similar interests.

Tuesdays At The Pond: The Hill Stompers Aug. 1

on July 28, 2017 - 7:34am
 
CRAETIVE DISTRICT News:
 
The next Tuesdays at the Pond is 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 1 and will feature Los Alamos’ own Hill Stompers, at Ashley Pond Park stage.
 
The Hill Stompers are a crazy street band from Los Alamos that turns every event into a party! They play at parades, fundraisers, community events, weddings, private parties, schools, and bars in New Mexico, Colorado and even as far as Boston. Recently the Hill Stompers thrilled Los Alamos ScienceFest crowds. Just follow the trail of glitter and feathers to find them Aug. 1 Tuesdays at the Pond.
 
The 2017 Tuesdays at the

Daily Postcard: Clouds Swirl Over Los Alamos

on July 28, 2017 - 6:29am

Daily Postcard: Clouds swirl Tuesday evening over Los Alamos. Photo by Michael Redondo

Large Lightning Strike Spotted In White Rock

on July 27, 2017 - 9:03pm

Lightning at 6:39 p.m. today in the sky above White Rock. Photo by Hannah Gartz, 14

NMFO Announces 'The Brave' To Film In New Mexico

on July 27, 2017 - 8:55pm
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announces that the television series "The Brave," produced by Universal Television and Keshet Studios will begin principal photography at the end of this month through the beginning of December.
 
Production takes place in Albuquerque and Santa Fe.
 
"It's great to see the return of one of our best 'customers' in Universal Television with the new series 'The Brave'," New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis said. "This continued success speaks volumes about all our state has to offer.

Sunset Colors Sky Above Los Alamos

on July 27, 2017 - 8:04pm

The sunset colors the sky Wednesday above Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Wednesday sunset scene. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Wednesday evening sunset scent. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Wednesday evening sunset scene. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Sampling Steve Jobs Stirs Emotions For 90 Minutes

on July 27, 2017 - 5:03pm
Edward Parks (Steve Jobs) and Jessica Jones (Chrisann Brennan). Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017
 
Edward Parks (Steve Jobs) and Wei Wu (Kṑbun Chino Otogawa). Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017
 

By CARL NEWTON
Los Alamos

Composer Mason Bates sampled many sources of sounds in constructing his electronica based score. His goal was to create sound worlds for each character – sonic IDs. For Jobs he describes it as a quicksilver blend of orchestra and electronica incorporating Mac computer sounds.

Solo Show By Allen Brown Opens At Karen Wray Gallery

on July 27, 2017 - 4:54pm
Poster for Allen Brown’s New Mexico Landscape series of watercolors. Courtesy photo

ART News:

The Karen Wray Gallery presents the artwork of Los Alamos artist, Allen Brown.
Brown will give his first solo art show at the Karen Wray Gallery 5-7 p.m.  Friday, Aug. 4 at 1247 Central Avenue, Suite D-2 in Los Alamo

“Allen is an artist who should be more well known,” Wray said. “He understands light, shadow, composition, design, and perspective. He has lots of heart. He feels it, and you can see that in his work.”

This exhibit will feature Brown’s “New Mexico Landscapes” series in oils and

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Nathan Salazar, Kristen Sussman Concert Aug. 5

on July 27, 2017 - 4:52pm

NMFO: 'New Mexico Film Residency Certification Card'

on July 27, 2017 - 7:21am
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE  The New Mexico Film Office and the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department (TRD) has announced a new way to make the hiring of New Mexico residents easier for both the film and television industries.
 
The Taxation and Revenue Department has begun issuing New Mexico Film Residency Cards to ease the hiring process for New Mexico residents seeking employment in the industries.
 
By providing documentation requested on the current Declaration of Residency (such as a New Mexico driver's license, a utility bill and others), TRD will verify residency and proof of

Mesa Public Library Screens 'Roxanne'

on July 26, 2017 - 5:14pm
By KELLY DOLEJSI
Los Alamos

There was Pinoccio. There was Cyrano de Bergerac. And then, there was Steve Martin in “Roxanne” (1987, rated PG), screening at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug.  3, at Mesa Public Library.

Martin, as screenwriter and lead actor, and director Fred Schepisi take the story of the plentiful proboscis to its romantic and comedic extreme in this retelling of de Bergerac’s classic tale.

C.D. Bates (Martin) runs a small-town fire department staffed by well-intentioned men who can neither save an altitude-wary cat nor snuff a fire.

Daily Postcard: Quemazon Sky Resembles Painting

on July 25, 2017 - 7:07am

Daily Postcard: The evening sky looks like a painting in Quemazon. Photo by Dino Sgambellone

Meow Wolf Constructs Playhouse To Raffle For New Mexico Appleseed's Annual Charity

on July 24, 2017 - 10:30am
Non-Profit Will Raffle One-Of-A-Kind Playhouse To Help End Poverty In New Mexico. Courtesy photo
 
MEOWWOLF News:
 
SANTA FE  Meow Wolf has joined New Mexico’s best builders and architects to create its own special custom playhouse for the New Mexico Appleseed Parade of Playhouses Gala Friday, Aug. 25, at the Albuquerque BioPark Botanic Garden.
 
Each team has constructed a playhouse to be auctioned off—or raffled off in the case of the Meow Wolf version—at the gala to support New Mexico Appleseed’s work that addresses the root causes of poverty through systemic change.
 
Prior to

Los Alamos High School Students Attend Preview Of Santa Fe Opera’s The (R)evolution Of Steve Jobs

on July 23, 2017 - 9:10am

Los Alamos High School students attend the preview performance Thurday of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs at the Santa Fe Opera. Courtesy photo

LAHS students listen to a discussion by librettist Mark Campbell. Courtesy photo

LAHS / SFO News:

Catherine Puranananda’s AP Literature and Composition classes at Los Alamos High School had the privilege Thursday evening of attending a preview performance of Santa Fe Opera’s world premier of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.

Puranananda’s classes worked with Santa Fe Opera over the course of the school year.

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Shines Over White Rock

on July 23, 2017 - 6:49am

Daily Postcard: This morning's sunrise shines over White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Opera And Rainbows

on July 22, 2017 - 7:48am

A pre-opera shower and rainbow show delighted patrons Friday evening before the performance of Lucia de Lammermoor. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

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