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New Mexico History Museum Explores Turn Of The Century Syria In A Post ISIS World

on June 27, 2017 - 11:48am
Portrait: Femme arabe Syrienne, photograph by Bonfils ca. 1899 – 1900. Courtesy/NMHM

Album of Mideast archaeology explorations conducted by Howard Crosby ButlerPortrait: Femme arabe Syrienne, photograph by Bonfils ca. 1899 – 1900. Courtesy/NMHM 

 

NMHM News:
 
SANTA FE  As Syria’s ongoing civil war, staggering death toll, and displacement of thousands of refugees threatens to destroy Syrian culture, the Palace of the Governors displays seven albums of photographs of historic sites in Syria taken between 1899 and 1909.
 
Entitled Syria: Cultural Patrimony Under Threat, the exhibition

Scenes From Y Summer Camp And iCARE Camp

on June 27, 2017 - 5:57am

Y Camp kids creating their Superhero identities. Courtesy photo

Y Camp’s laser maze. Could you make it out? Courtesy photo

Y News:

Y Summer Camp at the Los Alamos Family YMCA runs through July 28 and includes sports, wellness activities, eco-activities, science, group games, dramatic arts, arts and crafts, service projects, guest speakers, swimming, free play, field trips and much more.

Y Camp (Grades K-6th) Y Camp reinforces learning all summer long with fun, interactive reading, science and arts projects.

Kids get the opportunity to explore a specialized theme each week during the

Coro De Cámara Welcomes Princeton Girlchoir

on June 26, 2017 - 7:37am
Princeton Girlchoir performs with Coro de Camara Tuesday, July 11 in Los Alamos. Courtesy/Princeton Girlchoir
 
CORO DE CAMARA News:
 
Coro de Cámara welcomes the acclaimed Princeton Girlchoir’s advanced touring ensemble Tuesday, July 11, to Los Alamos on its first concert stop of a summer Southwest tour. This is a unique opportunity for the Los Alamos community to hear two premier choruses in concert together. 
 
The choruses will participate in an afternoon workshop together and then present a 7 p.m.

Pearce Leads Hearing To Combat Trafficking Cultural Artifacts That Fund Terrorist Organizations, Activities

on June 25, 2017 - 9:20am

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce

CONGRESSIONAL News:

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, chairman of the Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee, led a hearing to examine the best ways to combat the trafficking of cultural artifacts that fund terrorist organizations and activities:

“During times of conflict we see an increased interest in the theft, fraud, looting, and trafficking of priceless religious and cultural sites for artifacts and other antiquities.

Toya Demonstration At Fox Pueblo Pottery

on June 25, 2017 - 6:46am
Dominique Toya holding her polished and matte black 'Fabrege' egg. Courtesy photo
 
FPP News:
 
SANTA FE ― Maxine and Dominique Toya, mother and daughter, and fourth and fifth generation potters from Jemez Pueblo, will demonstrate their work 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Pottery.
 
Dominique Toya will demonstrate clay techniques, and her mother Maxine will paint clay figurines. This demonstration comes a month before an exhibition of their work opens Aug. 12 at Fox Pueblo Pottery.

Heinrich Introduces Bill To Safeguard Tribal Items

on June 25, 2017 - 6:32am
To announce the reintroduction of the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony (STOP) Act, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich hosts a meeting with students from the Santa Fe Indian School Leadership Institute’s Summer Policy Academy (SPA) in his office in Washington, D.C. From left, Patrice Chavez, Santa Fe; Christie Abeyta, Santa Clara/Santo Domingo Pueblo; Gabriel Fuentes, Hopi; Rebecca Rae, Jicarilla Apache; Casey Douma, Laguna Pueblo/Hopi; Regis Pecos, Cochiti Pueblo; Alise Etsate, Zuni Pueblo; Carly Jo Chavarria, Santa Clara/Paiute Shoshone; U.S. Sen.

Daily Postcard: Flowers Flourish In Pajarito Acres

on June 25, 2017 - 6:19am

Daily Postcard: Flowers are flourishing in gardens around Pajarito Acres such as this one on La Senda Road. Photo by Jaret McDonald

Los Alamos Native Performs Classical Guitar June 29

on June 24, 2017 - 7:03am

Mohit Dubey will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

 

Classical guitar music is something that can be heard around the world and at 7 p.m. Thursday, the music will be played locally. Los Alamos native Mohit Dubey will present a free performance in Mesa Public Library’s upstairs rotunda.

 

Dubey grew up in Los Alamos but studies at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio where he is pursuing both a guitar and a physics degree. He is working as a summer intern at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Over Los Alamos

on June 23, 2017 - 8:05am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise today over Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale

Daily Postcard: Glorious Day At Camp May

on June 22, 2017 - 8:07am

Daily Postcard: Photographer Avery Neal says it's always a good day to hike at Camp May; much cooler and always beautiful. Photo by Avery Neal

Fearless Genius: Rare Photos Of Steve Jobs & Insights From Silicon Valley 1985-2000 ... The Lensic July 19

on June 22, 2017 - 5:35am
Ninety Hours a Week to Change the World. Palo Alto, California, 1986. Photo by Doug Menuez
 
LENSIC News:
 
SANTA FE — Documentary photographer Doug Menuez was granted unprecedented access to Steve Jobs and other Silicon Valley innovators in the 1980s and ’90s.
 
In Fearless Genius, July 19 at The Lensic, Menuez shares rare, behind-the-scenes photos and reflects on an incredibly creative era that changed the world as we know it.
 
Menuez’s images reveal the human side of the brilliant minds that fueled the tech revolution.

Daily Postcard: Summer Solstice 2017

on June 21, 2017 - 9:15am

Daily Postcard: The Summer Solstice captured on camera at about 5:55 a.m. today from the Anniversary Trail in Los Alamos. Photo by Don Siebe

Atomic City Children's Theater Workshops June 26-30

on June 20, 2017 - 8:42am

Children participate in a stagecraft/prop day workshop. Photo by Zazu Puppet/ACCT

ACCT News:

Atomic City Children's Theater will kick off its fundraising season June 26-30 with ACCT Summer Workshops.

ACCT Co-Directors Daren Savage and Annemarie Brown are happy to offer young people in Los Alamos the opportunity work with material from ACCT’s upcoming production of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Jr.

A different workshop will be offered each day including Dance, Singing, Acting, Prop Building and Makeup.

 LAPS will continue to offer ACCT as an official after-school program, but

Norman Doggett Wins Daily Postcard Photo Contest

on June 19, 2017 - 3:23pm

Los Alamos Arts Council Board President Chris Monteith, left, along with Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Marlane Hamilton present Norman Doggett with a $100 check for winning the Daily Postcard photo contest for the first quarter of 2017. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

Norman Doggett's award-winnning shot of Ashley Pond. Photo by Norman Doggett

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

 

Norman Doggett, who works at the Bio Science Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory, was driving to work in January when he noticed a magical winter scene at Ashley Pond.

Josh Smith Captures Father’s Day Sunset

on June 19, 2017 - 8:38am

Light winds and smoke turn Father's Day sunset into a photographer's delight Sunday over Los Alamos. Photo by Josh Smith

Wildland fires create incredible skies Sunday for local photographers. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset sky in Los Alamos. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene.Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene. Photo by Josh Smith

Daily Postcard: White Rock Honors Fire Cadets

on June 19, 2017 - 6:59am

Daily Postcard: The rock in White Rock pays tribute Sunday to the Los Alamos Fire Department's 27th academy graduating class of cadets. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Librarian Of Congress Names Tracy K. Smith Poet Laureate Consultant In Poetry For 2017-2018

on June 18, 2017 - 7:27am
Tracy K. Smith
 
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS  News:
 
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden has announced the appointment of Tracy K. Smith as the Library’s 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2017-2018.
 
Smith will take up her duties in the fall, opening the Library’s annual literary season in September with a reading of her work at the Coolidge Auditorium. Smith, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and a professor at Princeton University, succeeds Juan Felipe Herrera as Poet Laureate.
 
“It gives me great pleasure to appoint Tracy K. Smith, a poet of searching,” Hayden said.
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Arts In Public Places Board Meets 5:30 p.m. Thursday

on June 17, 2017 - 7:31am

COUNTY News:

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.

3. APP BOARD BUSINESS A. 9574-17 Minutes from the Arts in Public Places Board Meeting May 25, 2017 A - Draft Minutes from May 25, 2017Attachments:

4. CURRENT PROJECTS Update on the Golf Course Hanging Glass Sculpture A. 9606-17 Presenters: Susan Schillaci WR Pottery Project - educational plaque and brochure report B. 9576-17 Presenters: Libby Carlsten Update on re-location of Smart House ArtworkC.

Daily Postcard: Firetruck Hangs United States Flag

on June 17, 2017 - 6:34am

Daily Postcard: A Los Alamos County firetruck hangs the United States flag Friday morning in preparation for the Los Alamos Fire Department Cadet Academy Class #27 graduation at the White Rock Baptist Church on N.M. 4. This picture pretty much says it all about our town and our country... Photo by Christine Peters

Scenes From Art Dedication At Aquatic Center

on June 16, 2017 - 3:36pm

County staff, members of the Art in Public Places (APP) Board and members of the community turned out for the dedication ceremoney for the artwork 'Denizens of the Deep' Thursday at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. The artwork, created by local artist Richard Swenson, features sea creatures forged out of discarded machinery parts. Swenson donated the pieces to the aquatic center.

Art Reception At Rose Chocolatier 5 p.m. Today!

on June 16, 2017 - 10:40am
Transitions. Courtesy photo
 
ART News:
 
Rose Chocolatier is hosting a reception Friday night for Ann Greene of Los Alamos.
 
On display will be her intricate beadweavings. The show opens at 5 p.m. and Ann will be on hand to talk about her works. Please stop in and see this incredible show and meet the artist.
 
Ann moved to Los Alamos from Indianapolis in 1984 because she had fallen in love with this place. She says, “It felt like coming home.” ‘Transitions’, her beadwork on a Bell Lap Harp, is her tribute to Los Alamos.
 
She explained that “The Pajarito Plateau has had numerous

Daily Postcard: McCauley Hot Springs

on June 15, 2017 - 6:16am

Daily Postcard: McCauley Hot Springs is not as wet as many states but just as beautiful when water is found. The Jemez are full of little treasures. Photo by Avery Neal

Daily Postcard: Flower Power

on June 13, 2017 - 4:47pm

A gazania flowering in a garden on San Ildefonso Road in Los Alamos. Photo by Claire Swinhoe
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Daily Postcard: Sky View From Los Alamos

on June 13, 2017 - 12:22pm

Daily Postcard: Sky View From Los Alamos. Photo by Avery Neal

APP Board - Notice Of Possible Quorum June 15

on June 11, 2017 - 6:37am
COUNTY News:
 
Notice of a possible quorum of the Art in Public Places Board at the Dedication of "Denizens of the Deep" by Richard Swenson at Aquatic Center June 15 has been published and is available online at: http://losalamos.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx.

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