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Scenes From Friday's Red Elvises Concert

on June 19, 2017 - 3:26pm
The Red Elvises rocked Los Alamos on Los Alamos Daily Post Night Friday at the Summer Concert. Tim Hayn on keyboards rocking it with a Los Alamos fan. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Everybody bellydance! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Red Elvises on stage Friday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Firefighters enjoy the show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A huge crowd came out for the concert. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Igor Yuzov, lead singer and guitarist of the Red Elvises. Photo by Bonnie J.

Constellations & Monsters At Nature Center Planetarium

on June 19, 2017 - 9:28am
 
PEEC News:
 
Ever wonder which constellations you might see this summer?
 
Friday, June 23, the Los Alamos Nature Center will host an interactive tour of the heavens that highlights the planets, star patterns, and constellations visible in the coming months. This special show takes place at 7 p.m. in the nature center planetarium.
 
Sea Monsters a film that uncovers a time when prehistoric sea creatures come to life, will play in the planetarium on Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, at 2 p.m.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At The Reel Deal Theater

on June 18, 2017 - 11:48am

On the job in Los Alamos at the Reel Deal Theater, from left, Brian Trujillo, Kayti Herring, Dylan Irish and Connor Temple, and in front, everybody's favorite person at the Reel Deal, Clara Lucido! Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Santa Fe Opera's Apprentice Concert Sunday

on June 17, 2017 - 9:10am
 
SFO News:
 
Join us in welcoming The Santa Fe Opera 2017 Festival Season with a Community Concert by Apprentice Singers from The Santa Fe Opera. Soprano Abigail Rethwisch and Baritone Kenneth Stavert will be preforming. The Santa Fe Opera’s pianist Michael Spassov will be the accompanist.
   
Los Alamos and Española Valley Opera Guilds invite you to enjoy the concert at the Los Alamos Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Avenue; Los Alamos.
 
Punch and cookies will be provided at the concert, which begins at 2:30PM on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Guild members are free.

Los Alamos Daily Post Sponsors Red Elvises Tonight!

on June 16, 2017 - 7:58am
Igor and the Red Elvises play Ashley Pond at 7 p.m. today. Courtesy photo
 
By RUSS GORDON
Los Alamos Concert Producer

The Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series presents Igor and the Red Elvises at 7 p.m. today and we’re proud and happy to tell you it is “Los Alamos Daily Post Night!”

A whole lot of Los Alamosians have seen the Red Elvises and I imagine that many of them will be at the Pond Friday. I think they’ve played for us 17 times and I’ve reserved a date with them for next year. If you haven’t caught this band, I suggest you join their fans. This is Los Alamos’ favorite band!

Cinema Cindy Reviews: ‘Wonder Woman’

on June 15, 2017 - 7:32am

By CYNTHIA Z. BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos

“Wonder Woman”, the much anticipated DC comics movie, has arrived to cheering audiences. The film provides a backstory for Diana Prince, princess of the Amazons, later nicknamed “Wonder Woman” as she joins the DC pantheon of superheroes.

Gal Gadot, the sensually super-buff Israeli actress, debuted as Wonder Woman in the Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice movie just last year, starting a noisy buzz about Gadot getting her own movie.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on June 15, 2017 - 7:11am

Council Announces ‘Russ Gordon Day’ Proclamation

on June 13, 2017 - 7:05pm

Concert producer Russ Gordon. LADP/file photo

COUNTY News:

  • Community asked to join in ‘Thanks for the Musical Memories’ honoring Russ Gordon

Los Alamos County Community Services Director Brian Brogan announced today that the Council has asked County staff for a special recognition honoring long-time concert producer Russ Gordon for his thousands of hours and 28 years of service dedicated to bringing great musical acts to Los Alamos.

The County contracts with Gordon each year to produce the Summer Concert Series. Gordon recently announced that he will be retiring and moving out of state.

Tuesdays At The Pond: Zoltan And The Fortune Tellers Tonight!

on June 13, 2017 - 6:09pm

Zoltan and the Fortune Tellers perform at 7 p.m. today at Ashley Pond. Courtesy Photo

 

CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

The Tuesdays at the Pond Entertainment Series continues this evening with Zoltan and the Fortune Tellers.

Brought to you by the Los Alamos Creative District, the concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Ashley Pond Park stage.

Zoltan and the Fortune Tellers play ticklishly oddball original tunes about cheese, love, sandwiches, snake oil and much more. The trio features Zoltan Szekely on guitar and vocals.

Community Invited To Bingo Night Wednesday At IHM

on June 13, 2017 - 2:24pm

Courtesy image

COMMUNITY News:

The community is invited to attend Bingo Night, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. Packets are $20 each and 16 games will be played. The event is a fundraiser for the parish youth group.

Prizes will be gift baskets with a minimum value of $20. Frito pies, chili dogs, candy and popcorn will be available for purchase.

"This will be a great night out for all ages," IHM Youth Minister Kendra Wilhelm said. "If it is successful, we will have more Bingo Nights in the future."

Immaculate Heart of Mary is at 3700 Canyon Road and the Parish

New Mexico Tourism: Nine ‘Father-friendly’ Adventures

on June 13, 2017 - 2:18pm

STATE News:

SANTA FE – With Father’s Day right around the corner, the New Mexico Tourism Department has compiled a list of trip ideas designed with dads in mind.

The “New Mexico True Detours for Dad” is a roundup of nine “father-friendly” adventures that will be pitched to outlets around the country to inspire summer travel for fathers and families.

To see what trips made the list of New Mexico True "Detours for Dad” and view “The Guide,” visit NewMexico.org.

“Our state is a mecca for the things that dads love most,” Tourism Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Latham said.

Scenes From Friday's Summer Concert At Pond

on June 11, 2017 - 6:34am
A big crowd turned out for Friday's Summer Concert at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Western Centuries from Seattle perform on stage Friday night at the Summer Concert. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Queen of the night. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Mother-daughter waltz. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
On the dance floor. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A perfect evening for the weekly Summer Concert. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Secret Circus At Bathtub Row Brewing Tonight

on June 10, 2017 - 7:05pm
Klas Åhman of Secret Circus jams with a friend Friday at Bathtub Row Brewing. The entire band, originally from Sweden, will bring their Indy music at 8 tonight to Bathtub row. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Chamberfest Draws Mobs To Downtown Los Alamos

on June 10, 2017 - 5:31pm

Youngsters fish for rubber duckies during today's Chamberfest in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Mairen Hoch/ladailypost.com

CB FOX's spinner offers customers discounts in the store during Chamberfest today in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Mairen Hoch/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos National Bank provides its gigantic sandpile for the kids, which is a staple feature during the annual Chamberfest. Photo by Mairen Hoch/ladailypost.com

KRSN showcases its antique car during Chamberfest. Photo by Mairen Hoch/ladailypost.com

Rebecca Burg gets into her 'Trolls' costume at the Children's Dentistry

Chamberfest Festivities Downtown Los Alamos Today!

on June 10, 2017 - 7:35am

Rubber ducky fishing at Chamberfest 2013. Courtesy/LACC

CHAMBER News:

The community is invited to come downtown 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today to enjoy music, dance, shop, dig in a giant sand pile, look at 4x4 vehicles, and explore other family-friendly entertainment.

Chamberfest is expected to draw more than 2,000 residents to the downtown area. Businesses and nonprofits utilize this opportunity to provide giveaways and games for attendees as well as sell merchandise and distribute information.

Chamberfest is the annual Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce event featuring Chamber Members.

SFI Community Event: The Majesty Of Music And Mathematics June 19

on June 9, 2017 - 1:09pm
Courtesy photo
 
LPAC News:
 
New Mexico PBS, The Santa Fe Symphony, and the Santa Fe Institute are collaborating to tape The Majesty of Music and Mathematics at The Lensic Performing Arts Center.

This multi-media production will explore the interconnectedness of music and mathematics. The evening will feature remarks by Cristopher Moore, an SFI mathematician and computer scientist, and musical selections by The Santa Fe Symphony with Guillermo Figueroa, Principal Conductor.

The Majesty of Music and Mathematics will air on New Mexico PBS/KNME in 2018 and will be distributed to PBS stations

LALT Holds Auditions For 'Communicating Doors'

on June 9, 2017 - 1:06pm
LALT News:
 
Los Alamos Little Theatre will hold auditions for the play, "Communicating Doors," by Alan Ayckbourn, which will be performed in September. Auditions are 3-5 p.m. June 18 and 5-7 p.m. June 19 at the Performing Arts Center. Please have a prepared one minute monologue – you can pick your own! Scripts will be available at the Mesa and White Rock libraries.
 
"Communicating Doors" is a murder mystery with a time travel twist. It has parts for three males and three females and takes place in a suite at the Regal Hotel, London in May 1977, October 1997, and July 2017.
 

Seattle Band Western Centuries Plays Pond Tonight

on June 9, 2017 - 10:17am
 
SUMMER CONCERT News:
 
The Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series presents the Seattle band, Western Centuries, a country band from Seattle in a free concert at 7 p.m., today at Ashley Pond Park.
 
“A country band from Seattle?” you might ask. Yeah, well Seattle ain’t Nashville! These guys are rooted in classic country but with a twist. They’re more like the great country-rock bands, The Band, the Flying Burrito Brothers, the Byrds and Gram Parsons. As Steve Teller of KSFR says, “Country music as God intended it.”
 
Western Centuries play a wide range of styles from Zydeco to

This Week At The Reel Deal

on June 8, 2017 - 4:28pm

Pajarito Celebrates SummerFest June 10

on June 8, 2017 - 2:54pm
Courtesy/PajaritoMountain
 
SUMMERFEST News:
 
Pajarito Mountain Ski Area’s most popular event, SummerFest is this Saturday, June 10. Pajarito kicked off its summer season Memorial Day weekend with lift-served mountain biking and hiking and features exciting events all summer.
 
Brewfests, Live Music and More Great Events!
 
SummerFest is the first of several events happening at the Los Alamos ski area this summer and one of Pajarito’s biggest events of the year.

Nothing To Do? ... So Not True! Los Alamos County Hosts 100 Days of Summer Program

on June 8, 2017 - 10:29am
The 100 Days of Summer kicked off May 26 and runs through Sept. 8. Los Alamos County Image
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
 

“There’s nothing to do” is a commonly stated phrase, especially in small towns. The Los Alamos County Community Services Department is striving to prove this statement wrong through its 100 Days of Summer Program.

 

The program kicked off May 26 during the Los Alamos County Summer Concert; its purpose is to educate locals on the multitude of  local programs and activities in town so they will stay in the County rather than venture elsewhere in search

Classical Music World: Notes From Cliburn 7

on June 7, 2017 - 2:07pm

Cliburn finalists, standing, from left, Americans Daniel Hsu and Kenneth Broberg, South Korean Yekwon Sunwoo, Russian Yuri Favorin, and seated: Rachel Cheung of Hong Kong and Georgy Tchaidze of Russia. Courtesy Photo 

 

By ANN MCLAUGHLIN
Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association
 
It was a long and busy last day in the Cliburn Competition semi-final round.
 

Kenneth Broberg of the U.S. shot up in my estimation after a magisterial performance of the Liszt B-minor sonata.  Italian Leonardo Pierdomenico sank just a little after a nice but not stellar recital.

Brown Bag Performance Series Los Alamos/Santa Fe String Quintet Today

on June 7, 2017 - 7:19am
LAAC News:
 
Always free, always entertaining, take a lunch break at the Brown Bag Performance series in Fuller Lodge. 
 
Presenting a wide range of programs, from Beethoven to ballet, opera to jazz, chamber music to bagpipes, these concerts have been entertaining Los Alamos music lovers on their midday breaks since 1973. Brown Bag Performances connect performers to the community. Performances are noon, usually on the first Wednesday of each month but dates may vary. Brown Bag is funded in part by the County of Los Alamos.
 
For the June 7 Brown Bag, LAAC presents Los Alamos/Santa Fe

Classical Music World: Notes From Cliburn 6

on June 6, 2017 - 10:01am

Russian competitor Georgy Tchaidze enjoys a standing ovation with Fort Worth Symphony conductor Nicholas McGegan. Courtesy Photo 

Rachel Cheung of Hong Kong, the only woman still in the Cliburn contention. Courtesy photo

 

By ANN MCLAUGHLIN
Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association
 

At this point in the Cliburn Competition, the jury has heard more than 52 hours of music and there are many hours to go. Committing to serve on a Cliburn jury is a major commitment for people who already have busy performing and teaching schedules.

The 10-member jury headed by Chairman and

Cinema Cindy Reviews 'Wonder Woman'

on June 6, 2017 - 5:54am
By CYNTHIA Z. BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos
 
“Wonder Woman”, the much anticipated DC comics movie, has arrived to cheering audiences. The film provides a backstory for Diana Prince, princess of the Amazons, later nicknamed “Wonder Woman” as she joins the DC pantheon of superheroes.
 
Gal Gadot, the sensually super-buff Israeli actress, debuted as Wonder Woman in the Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice movie just last year, starting a noisy buzz about Gadot getting her own movie.

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