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New Mexico Film Office Announces 'Dreamland' To Film In New Mexico

on October 4, 2017 - 1:13pm
NMED News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced Tuesday that the feature "Dreamland" produced by Romulus Entertainment, Automatik Entertainment and LuckyChap Entertainment, will begin principal photography in New Mexico. Production will begin mid-October through mid-November. 
 
"We're proud to see another production choose New Mexico," Film Office Director Nick Maniatis said. "New Mexico's deep talent pool, one-of-a-kind landscapes, and  powerful incentives make our state the perfect place to bring a production."
 
The production will employ

Bandelier Celebrates Fall Fiesta Saturday

on October 3, 2017 - 7:31am

Caroline Lovato, jewelry maker, Santo Domingo Pueblo. Courtesy/NPS

Toyas, potters from Jemez Pueblo. Courtesy/NPS

BANDELIER News:

This Saturday, Oct. 7, visitors are invited to spend a fine autumn day in Frijoles Canyon at Bandelier's annual Fall Fiesta, 11-3 at the park Visitor Center.

Each weekend through the summer, Pueblo cultural demonstrators showcase their work at the park. For the Fall Fiesta, all these artists are invited to come on the one day, sell their crafts, and talk with visitors. In addition, it's also a chance for the artists to visit with each other.

Handmade items

Concert Pianist Makes Los Alamos Debut Friday

on October 2, 2017 - 5:58pm

New Mexico Film Office Announces 'The Kid'

on October 2, 2017 - 5:56pm
MOVIE News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced Sept. 29 that the theatrical feature "The Kid" produced by Suretone will begin principal photography at the end of September through the end of October in Santa Fe.
 
"New Mexico's one-of-a-kind landscapes and superior film infrastructure make New Mexico an unrivaled location to film," said New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis. "We're proud to welcome another production that brings our state's unique history to life."
 
The production will employ approximately 80 New Mexico crew members, 20 New

Live Entertainment To Accompany Tapas And Wine At Taste Of Knowledge Oct. 14

on October 2, 2017 - 2:11pm
LAHS student Jenna Espinoza (front row, right) will perform a type of folk dance from Spain called Sevillanas, which is similar to Flamenco. Courtesy photo
 
Ryan Finn and the other members of his jazz quartet will perform Oct. 14 during Taste of Knowledge. Courtesy photo
 
LAPS News:
 
On the evening of Oct, 14, the old De Colores restaurant will be transformed into a Spanish scene for the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation’s popular fundraiser, Taste of Knowledge.
 
Event-goers will be treated to scrumptious Spanish tapas prepared by Pig+Fig and boutique wines to complement each

Scenes From Sixth Annual Opera On The Rocks

on October 2, 2017 - 5:39am
Attendees of Opera on the Rocks wearing rain gear and sitting under umbrellas, grey skies and light rain but not dampened spirits as Opera Alta performs scenes from Mozart's comic opera The Abduction from the Seraglio Saturday at Bandelier. Presented by the Los Alamos Opera Guild of the Guilds of the Santa Fe Opera, Inc., Bandelier National Monument and Opera Alta in the scenic amphitheater at Bandelier’s Juniper Campground, the performance coincided with the celebration of National Public Lands Day. Photo by Norman Doggett

Opera Alta's singers in the new adaptation of The Abduction from the

Dixon Players Present 'Reliving The 70s'

on October 1, 2017 - 1:02pm

THEATRE News:

If you love Broadway, pop, soul and disco music, singing, acting, dancing and comedy, then “Reliving The 70s” is the show for you! There will be so many recognizable tunes no matter how old you are that include everything from hit musicals, to soulful classics with country, reggae and punk thrown into the mix.

The Dixon Plays will present “Reliving The 70s” at 7 p.m. Oct. 6, 7, 8, 13 and 14 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at The Toolshed, #68 HWY 75 in Dixon.

To follow up the extraordinary success of last year’s “Back To The 60s” revue the Players have imported a talented

LALO Auditions For ‘Guys And Dolls’ Oct. 5-8

on October 1, 2017 - 9:18am

LIGHT OPERA News:

Los Alamos Light Opera announces auditions for the 2018 production of Guys and Dolls, directed by Laurie Tomlinson, with musical direction by Gretchen Amstutz.

Hailed as the “perfect musical comedy,” this award-winning classic, with book by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling and music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, gambles with luck and love under the bright lights of Broadway.

Auditions are 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct 5, 4-7 p.m.; 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 and 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Oct. 7-8 at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St. in Los Alamos. Callbacks are 7 p.m.

Cinema Cindy Reviews American Made

on October 1, 2017 - 8:06am
By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos

“American Made” is the latest movie in which Tom Cruise plays a cheeky character caught up in shady deals. While a fun action film, American Made has a serious side to it; the film gives us a look into the morally questionable lengths to which the U.S. went in order to attempt the overthrow of leftist regimes in Central America. “Is all this legal,” asks Tom Cruise’s character? “It is when the good guys do it,” is the reply.

Cruise plays Barry Seal, a real life pilot who flew surveillance planes in Central America, then ran guns to the Contras—the insurgent group

This Week At The Reel Deal

on September 29, 2017 - 10:17am

Jazz Show At The Tub In Central Park Square Saturday

on September 29, 2017 - 10:06am

Cinema Cindy Reviews Kingsman: The Golden Circle

on September 29, 2017 - 9:21am
By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” is the second in what promises to be a fun franchise, loosely based on a UK-made series of spy action-comedy comic books that were first published by Marvel’s “Icon” Comics in 2012.

A sequel to “Kingsman: The Secret Service” (2014), The Golden Circle features some of the same central characters; but the threat of world domination is posed by a very different villain. Support for the good British guys comes from a new quarter, an American underground spy service.

Taron Egerton’s central character, Gary “Eggsy” Unwin, who went through

LAHS Olions Student One-Acts Oct. 5-7

on September 28, 2017 - 7:19am
 
OLIONS News:
 
The community is invited to attend the Los Alamos High School Olions Student One-Acts.
 
Student actors will be showcasing several student-written and directed one-acts, as well as two one-acts that will be competing at the state International Thespian Society Competition.
 
Performances are 7 p.m. Oct. 5-7, with a 2 p.m. matinee Oct. 7. Tickets are $7 and $5 for kids/seniors. On preview night, Oct. 5, tickets are $5 for all.
 
Everyone is encouraged to attend one of the performances and support these LAHS thespians.

ETHEL & Robert Mirabal: The River Oct. 3

on September 26, 2017 - 5:56am
The string quartet ETHEL. Courtesy/Erin Patrice O’Brien

Robert Mirabal. Courtesy/CurryImages.com

 

LPAC News:
 
Daring string quartet ETHEL and Grammy-winning flute musician Robert Mirabal of Taos Pueblo join forces for a cross-cultural concert inspired by water and its essential role in life on earth.
 
The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 West San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Tickets are $25-$45 and available at Lensic.org, TicketsSantaFe.org, 505.988.1234, and the Tickets Santa Fe Box Office at The Lensic.
 
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Los Alamos Relay For Life Slated For Saturday

on September 26, 2017 - 5:55am
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Twelve teams have registered to participate in the 2017 Los Alamos Relay for Life, which kicks off with an opening ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ashley Pond Park.

The event raises money for the American Cancer Society and the community is invited to participate in a number of ways. In former years, Los Alamos Relay for Life teams have walked throughout the night, however, this year participants may begin to walk at 10 a.m. and can walk for whatever amount of time they wish between 10 a.m. and the 9 p.m. closing ceremony.

There

Meow Wolf Debuts Stunning New Installation

on September 25, 2017 - 11:30am
Art Collective caps astonishing summer with The Art Motel, presented by Zappos. Courtesy photo
 
MEOW WOLF News:
 
LAS VEGAS, Nev.  In April, Meow Wolf in Santa Fe won a coveted THEA Award from the Themed Entertainment Association in Anaheim, California for the collective’s first permanent installationHouse of Eternal Return.

Since then, the group has enjoyed a nearly incredible summer where it concluded the fastest regulation crowd fund in history, secured $1.1 million in Local Economic Development Act funding from the State of New Mexico and City of Santa Fe, began distributing grants

Scenes From Lucky Ducky Carnival At FSN

on September 24, 2017 - 7:29am
Saturday was the annual Luckey Ducky Day at Los Alamos Family Strengths Network on Orange Street. The fundraiser attracted hordes of kids and their grownups for a day of funfilled activities. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scenes from Lucky Ducky Day. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scenes from Lucky Ducky Day. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scenes from Lucky Ducky Day. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scenes from Lucky Ducky Day. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scenes from Lucky Ducky Day. Photo by Bonnie J.

Fall Festivals Around New Mexico

on September 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
NMTD News:
 
SANTA FE  The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta may be the most well known, but fall is full of fairs and festivals all across New Mexico.
 
The New Mexico Tourism Department has created a roundup of some of the best fall events happening this season. From harvest fests to Oktoberfests, there is something for everyone in all four corners of the state.
 
Highlights from the New Mexico True Fall Festivals & Event calendar include:
 
Steampunk Spectacular in Madrid (Sept. 23): There will be live entertainment, workshops, a costume contest, and a live action role-play of a murder

This Week At The Reel Deal

on September 21, 2017 - 4:46pm

Celebrate And Support Metzger’s 70th Anniversary ... Drop By Los Alamos Store Saturday!

on September 20, 2017 - 12:39pm
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Join Metzger’s Hardware Saturday, Sept. 23, as we celebrate 70 years of serving Los Alamos!

Prize drawings every hour 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with moore than $2,700 in prizes to be given away. Grand Prize Drawing at 2:30 p.m. for a $799 Traeger pellet grill. Free Hot Dogs and brats 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and  birthday cake at 2 p.m. along with music by the LAHS Hilltopper Marching Band.

Check out an LAFD firetruck and meet the robots from the LAPD bomb squad!

Pick up a copy of our Fall Merchandise Catalog and sign up for one of two $500 Shopping Sprees to be given away Nov.

Countdown On For Ski Season At Pajarito Mountain!

on September 20, 2017 - 12:31pm
Pajarito fall colors starting to show. Photo by Marci Partin
 
Photo by Marci Partin
 
 
SKI PAJARITO News:
 
With fall in the air, now is the time to view the changing colors and enjoy a fun-filled weekend at Pajarito Mountain this Friday through Sunday!  
 
Pajarito is hosting its popular, annual festival, Ullr Fest Saturday, Sept. 23. New this year, there will be FREE mountain bike lessons, a meet and greet with Pajarito’s new mountain bike director Hogan Koesis, and a free guided hike as part of the annual event’s festivities. 
 
Ullr Fest celebrates the coming winter by featuring New Mexico

Sign Up Underway For Halloweekend Oct. 27-28

on September 20, 2017 - 11:53am

Oppie ad Groves show Halloween spirit in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Scene from Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

Get your costumes ready as Halloweekend returns Oct. 27-28 to haunt Los Alamos!

Friday, Oct. 27, Los Alamos MainStreet hosts Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet 4-6 p.m. in downtown Los Alamos. Main Street and Central Avenue, from 15th to 20th streets, are closed to auto traffic and become a safe pedestrian area where local businesses and organizations distribute candy to costumed families.

While businesses in the downtown area open

Ullr Fest Transportation To And From White Rock

on September 18, 2017 - 1:40pm

COUNTY News:

The DWI Planning Council is partnering with Atomic City Transit (ACT) to provide additional bus service this Saturday, Sept. 23 for Ullr Fest.

Shuttles run every 30 minutes between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from the Sullivan Field parking lot to the Ski Hill and back. The additional service is between the White Rock Visitor Center and Sullivan Field.

This service will be available by request for connections to/from the Ski Hill shuttle. Call ACT at 661.RIDE (7433) to request your ride!

Valles Caldera Hosts Fall Star Parties

on September 18, 2017 - 7:38am
NPS News:

JEMEZ SPRINGS — Valles Caldera National Preserve will be hosting two star parties this fall 7-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 and 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. 
 
To minimize light pollution, gates will close 1.5 hours after the event begins, so late arrivals risk not being able to participate.
 
These star parties will take place near the Valle Grande Entrance Station. Park staff and educators from the Pajarito Environmental Education Center will provide short talks, telescopes for viewing, and youth activities.

Historic Route 66 At Treasure House Books Oct 7

on September 18, 2017 - 7:27am
RGB News:
 
There will be a talk about and book signing for the new book – Historic Route 66: A New Mexican Crossroads. Essays on the Hispanic Heritage of Old Highway 66, by Joseph P. Sanchez and Angelica Sanchez Clark – 1-3 p.m. Saturday Oct. 7, at the Treasure House Books at 2012 South Plaza NW Albuquerque Old Town.
 
The history of Historic Route 66 is much more than a line on a map; it is about the heritage of a people who lived along it.

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