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'La Llorona' Chautauqua Performance Thursday

on October 19, 2016 - 2:29pm

Play Reading At Los Alamos Little Theater Oct. 25

on October 19, 2016 - 2:26pm
 
LALT News:
 
Los Alamos Little Theatre will hold an open play reading of Tom Stoppard’s classic comedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Deadthis coming at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Performing Arts Center.
 
Acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is the tale of Hamlet as told from the worm’s-eye view of two minor characters in Shakespeare’s play.
 
In Tom Stoppard’s best-known work, the Shakespearean Laurel and Hardy finally get a chance to take the lead role, but do so in a world where reality and illusion intermix, and where fate leads the

Calvary Chapel Hosts Pumpkin Patch Saturday

on October 19, 2016 - 9:39am

Prehistoric Experiences At New Dinosaur Park Five Hours From Los Alamos

on October 19, 2016 - 9:21am
The Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience opened in July about five hours from Los Alamos just outside Cañon City, Colo. Photo by Jennifer Bartram
 
Childrens ropes course. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

 

By DAVID SCHMIDT
  • Colorado’s newest dinosaur museum offers learning experiences and high-value family fun for kids of all ages 

The Jurassic and Cretaceous periods may have ended millennia ago, but that’s not stopping a major resurgence of interest in dinosaurs, as well as the presence of 17 skinned animatronic dinosaurs, at the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience (RGDE), which opened in July about

SFWO Presents ‘Dance Sequences’ Sunday

on October 18, 2016 - 8:34am

‘First Lady Of Cumbia’ La Yegros Performs Nov. 5

on October 18, 2016 - 8:20am

Argentine singer, rapper and songwriter La Yegros. Courtesy/NHCC

NHCC News:

ALBUQUERQUE – Argentine singer, rapper and songwriter La Yegros will perform at the National Hispanic Cultural Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre.

Tickets are $12, $17 and $22, with a $2 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members, and are available from the NHCC Box Office, at 505.724.4771, or at www.nhccnm.org.

The event, part of the Center's New Latin Music Series and Festival Chispa, is presented in partnership with Avokado Artists.

While La Yegros now lives in Buenos

Scottish Rite Masquerade Ball: A Midsummer Night's Dream Oct. 29

on October 16, 2016 - 9:23am

Courtesy/Scottish Rite Temple

SRTSF News:

SANTA FE - The Scottish Rite Temple Santa Fe (SRTSF) announces a Midsummer Night's Dream magical cocktail party 7-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 with music by the swingng Max and the Max Pack band, delicious food, tempting drinks and performers from the Upstart Crows. Raffle tickets for outstanding prizes, come in costume!

Ticket proceeds support the maintenance of the Scottish Rite Temple, built in 1911. This historic building was saved from a private sale in 2015, and it has become one of Santa Fe's most sought after event, education, arts and

This Week At The Reel Deal

on October 15, 2016 - 7:43am

 

Gala Auction Features Party & Brewery Tour Nov. 5

on October 14, 2016 - 8:00am
Courtesy image
 
NFGA News:
 
Last year Duel Brewery and Taproom was a featured Gala auction donor, but this year they have pulled out all the stops with a donation that includes a party for 6-8 guests in Santa Fe.
 
Enjoy Belgian style beer, delicious food, visit with the owner and tour the brewing facilities. This exciting auction item, a +$500 value, makes the perfect holiday or birthday party for a group of co-workers, friends or family.
 
Also, a load of seasoned pinon, a $300 value, will be split and delivered to the winner's home in time for the approaching cold months by local

Cinema Cindy Reviews: Snowden

on October 12, 2016 - 7:00am

Staged Reading Of Parted Waters Nov. 5-6

on October 12, 2016 - 6:35am
TP News:
 
Teatro Paraguas is presenting a staged reading of Parted Waters, a play by Los Alamos playwright Robert F. Benjamin.
 
Originally presented as a full production by Teatro Paraguas in 2010, Parted Waters is a gripping yet humorous drama about three generations of a Hispanic family in Northern New Mexico with crypto-Jewish roots.
 
Parted Waters focuses on three Hispanic men-- grandfather, son, and grandson-- whose farm near Truchas has been in the family for generations.
 
Grandfather Reynaldo tends the farm and is mayordomo (foreman) of the local acequia.

'Out Of This World' Pumpkin Splash & Halloween Carnival Oct. 29

on October 11, 2016 - 3:26pm
COUNTY News:
 
It’s an “Out of this World” Pumpkin Splash & Halloween Carnival at the Walkup Aquatic Saturday, Oct. 29.
 
Admission is $7 per participant and is limited to 150 space travelers. Admission includes diving into the pool to collect your pumpkin, flying over to the classroom for pumpkin decorating, then moving from one intergalactic themed adventure to the next with space themed carnival games, a photo booth, and crafts.
 
The event is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the pumpkin retrieval beginning at 11 a.m.

Cinema Cindy Reviews: 'Deepwater Horizon'

on October 10, 2016 - 11:45am
By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos
 
“Deepwater Horizon” is the latest disaster flick to hit the theaters. It tells the seat-gripping story of events that led to that oil exploration rig erupting on April 20, 2010.
 
Eleven men lost their lives that day, and the oil and sludge continued to gush into the Gulf of Mexico for another 87 days.
 
‘Deepwater Horizon’ movie poster. Courtesy image
 
This would prove to be America’s largest environmental disaster, polluting the flora and fauna of the Gulf Coast.
 
This is not a film about the environmental ramifications of the Deepwater

Teatro Paraguas Presents Donald Levering And Rich Boucher Nov. 6

on October 9, 2016 - 9:08am
 
TP News:
 
The Diabolical Poet meets the Paradoxical Rhapsodist in the Neutral Territory, and there they will dialogue in verse on such sundry and variegated topics as:
  • Money for babies, and debt turned on its head;
  • Eating ice cream as polar ice caps melt;
  • Father in the mirror;
  • Father in the sky;
  • Apes in space;
  • Apes writing poems;
  • Lincoln and Lenin back from the Great Beyond,;
  • Rachmaninoff and the Pagan Love Orchestra; and
  • Why are we here and Who are we really?

Rich Boucher resides in Albuquerque.

Nuclear Worker Documentary Coming To Los Alamos

on October 8, 2016 - 9:32pm
COMMUNITY News:
 
The Award Winning documentary “The Safe Side of the Fence” will be showing at 7 p.m., Oct. 20 at The Reel Deal Movie Theater in Los Alamos.
 
The film looks at the nation’s nuclear legacy from the Manhattan Project to today’s nuclear industry. World War II’s Manhattan Project required the refinement of massive amounts of uranium, and St. Louis-based Mallinckrodt Chemical Works took on the job.
 
As a result, the chemical company’s employees would become some of the most contaminated nuclear workers in history. This documentary explores the legacy that St.

Black Holes Film At Planetarium This Weekend

on October 7, 2016 - 4:01pm

Cinema Cindy Reviews: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

on October 7, 2016 - 8:49am
By Cynthia Biddlecomb
Los Alamos
 
“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” is appropriate entertainment for older teens and adults, young and old, during this pre-Halloween season. Tim Burton directed this adventure-fantasy, based on a popular young adult novel by Ransom Riggs. Though the film is not especially scary, there are creatures in the film that do come close. But some of these may just tickle your funny bone.
 
The story may surprise you, traveling in time as it does between two eras in history (1943 and 2016), two points on a well-studied map (suburban Florida and an

This Week At The Reel Deal

on October 7, 2016 - 7:24am

‘Election’ Shows At Library Today

on October 6, 2016 - 2:21pm
By KELLY DOLEJSI
Los Alamos

Escape debate season with a film about an over-achieving, over-prepared female running against a popular, soft-headed male for student body president.

The award-winning “Election” (1999, rated R), screening at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mesa Public Library, begins with high school teacher Jim McAllister’s (Matthew Broderick) morning routine. He’s a healthy guy, running, showering, and looking forward to a day teaching civics, a job he enjoys.

But amid all this peachiness, a dank pit exists.

The Lensic Presents Rita Moreno: My Life With Words And Music Oct. 27

on October 5, 2016 - 7:26am
Rita Moreno. Credit/Mark Hill
 
LPAC News:
 
SANTA FE  The Lensic presents stage, film and television treasure Rita Moreno in Rita Moreno: My Life with Words and Music at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27. Tickets start at $25 (TicketsSantaFe.org).
 
With her quick wit, deep insight and earthy candor, Moreno will share fascinating stories and songs from her childhood in Puerto Rico and her seven-decades-long career, including encounters with some of show businesses’ biggest names.
 
She is one of only 12 living performers who have the distinct honor of winning all of the industry’s most

LAAC's Brown Bag Performance Features Hawaiian Music With Hot Jazz By Blonde Aloha Noon Wednesday

on October 4, 2016 - 6:52pm

Eve West Bessier and Patrick Markham of Blonde Aloha perform at noon Wednesday at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy/LAAC

LAAC News:

The days are getting shorter and cooler but the Los Alamos Arts Council is offering an escape to warmer air, sunnier skies and rolling ocean waves in Wednesday's noontime Brown Bag Show at Fuller Lodge.

The show features Blonde Aloha, a duo made up of Patrick Markham and Eve West Bessier. The performers will sing and perform traditional Hawaiian music. They blend traditional Hawaiian music with hot jazz from the 1920s and 1930s as well as Beatles tunes.

Markham is a

Night Sky Planetarium Show At Nature Center Oct. 7

on October 4, 2016 - 10:42am
View of the night sky and Milky Way galaxy. Courtesy photo
 
PEEC News:
 
Learn more about the stars and constellations visible this month at Pajarito Environmental Education Center's star show at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7 in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium. 
 
With physicist Paul Arendt as the host, attendees will enjoy a tour of celestial objects—star patterns, constellations, planets, and deep sky objects— easily viewed through binoculars this month.

Farmington Police Department To Host Second Annual National Night Out Event Today

on October 4, 2016 - 10:36am
 
FPD News:
 
FARMINGTON  The Farmington Police Department will host its second annual National Night Out event 4-7 p.m. today. Oct. 4, at the Farmington Boys and Girls Club.
 
The Helpful Heroes Junior Civitans will launch their Back the Blue campaign during the event, which is this year’s theme. Attendees will enjoy a variety of activities and attractions, including bubble soccer, face painting, a police pumpkin pick and demonstrations by FPD’s specialty units. District Coordinator Unit officers will give away several bicycles throughout the event.
 
The New Mexico Attorney

Dances Of India: 'Beauty & The Beast' Oct. 16

on October 4, 2016 - 7:49am
Photo by Elena E. Giorgi
 
YMCA News:
 
She began dance lessons when she was 10, and after 11 years of dedication to this, her parents wondered what she would do for a living. They needn’t have fretted.
 
Alina Deshpande also enjoyed science, which led to a Masters and PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the University of New Mexico. Today she works at Los Alamos National Laboratory as a senior scientist, but her love of dance has served her well, nurturing a creative spirit to share dance as a teacher at The Family YMCA.
 
This creative spirit also has empowered her to produce an annual

New Mexico Symphonic Chorus Celebrates Autumn With ‘Choral Colors’ Concert Oct. 16

on October 3, 2016 - 8:13am
NMSC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  For the first concert of its 2016-17 season, the New Mexico Symphonic Chorus will celebrate autumn with beautiful and exuberant music from composers Bartók, Effinger, Pinkham, Ginastera and Thompson in the “Choral Colors – Fall Festival” concert.
 
The 70-member Chorus is led by Roger Melone at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at the First United Methodist Church in Albuquerque. Also on the program is a guest chorus, the award-winning Eldorado High School Concert Choir directed by Megan Rader.
 
“This concert program will bring joy to our audience.

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