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Hillstrummers To Play Patriotic Programs July 14

on July 3, 2017 - 10:31am

Courtesy photo

BESC News:
 
The Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC) Hillstrummers Ukulele Group will play a Patriotic Program at 11:30 a.m. during lunch Friday, July 14 at the White Rock Senior Center (WRSC).
 
The community is invited to attend.
 
For BESC lunch reservations call 662-8924 before 10 a.m.  For WRSC lunch reservations call: 672-2034 before 10 a.m.
 
 

Third Annual ¡Fiesta Los Alamos! Aug. 26

on July 1, 2017 - 7:24am

Trio Los Amigos de New Mexico perform Mariachi music at a previous ¡Fiesta Los Alamos! Courtesy photo

ROTARY STARS News:

The 3rd Annual ¡Fiesta Los Alamos! is just around the corner, and tickets are selling quickly. The organizing group, Los Alamos Rotary STARS, has just announced the schedule of entertainment and activities for the event, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26 at Fuller Lodge. ¡Fiesta Los Alamos! promises to be a fun and magical evening for all ages again this year.

The schedule for the evening is as follows (subject to change):

  • 5 p.m. Doors open/Cash bar and Dinner buffet;
  • 5-7 p.m.

Governor Touts NM True Adventures Over July 4th

on June 30, 2017 - 7:39am
Eagle Nest Lake State Park. Courtesy photo
 
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE  In honor of Independence Day, Gov. Susana Martinez touted several New Mexico True adventures for New Mexicans and visitors alike to enjoy over the Fourth of July holiday.
 
“There are so many incredible New Mexico True adventures that are just waiting for you and your family to enjoy,” Martinez said.

Celebrate July 4 At Pinon Park Pool

on June 28, 2017 - 7:00am
Cannonball contest. Courtesy photo
 
PPP News:
 
Manager Jeremy Goettee explains “Pinon Park Pool's biggest celebration of the season, the 4th of July, will be a full day filled with games, contests, and prizes - fun for the whole family!"
 
"Special events throughout the day will include floaty races, diving contests, penny toss, and your chance to splash the managers on the guard stand. As always we will be having the classic battle of the year between the adults and the pool staff taking part in a greased watermelon scramble in the afternoon.

Teatro Paraguas And SageRight Productions Present ‘Still In The Game’ Aug. 10-20

on June 28, 2017 - 6:28am
 
THEATER News:
 
Teatro Paraguas and SageRight Productions will present a new play by Robert F. Benjamin of Los Alamos entitled Still in The Game for 10 performances, opening Thursday Aug. 10, at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe.
 
Still in the Game is the latest play in Benjamin’s ongoing inquiry into the subject of “aging with grace, courage and humor.” Two previous “aging” plays were produced at Teatro Paraguas, Not Quite Right (2015) and Salt and Pepper (2013).
 
Directed by Sheryl Bailey, Still In The Game focuses on the journey of David (played by Jim McGiffin), a recently widowed

Domingos En Arte: Summer Music And Dance Series

on June 27, 2017 - 12:01pm
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Domingos en Arte, a summer music and dance series presented by Melaza Music, AMP Concerts, and the National Hispanic Cultural Center in the NHCC's Fountain Courtyard, continues its second season in July.
 
Musicians from the local community and outside have been invited for lively community get-togethers right next to the Rio Grande Bosque. Spend Sunday evenings enjoying live music, drinks, and delicious Latin cuisine with family and friends in this enchanting courtyard setting. 

July 2, Grammy-winning conjunto band Los Texmaniacs is joined by

Tuesdays At The Pond Features Roaring Jelly Tonight!

on June 27, 2017 - 9:38am

Roaring Jelly plays the pond at 7 p.m. today. Courtesy photo

LA CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

The Tuesdays at the Pond Entertainment Series continues this evening with Roaring Jelly. Brought to you by the Los Alamos Creative District, the concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Ashley Pond Park stage.

Roaring Jelly is a Celtic band local to Los Alamos, playing a variety of Irish, Scottish, European Folk and Americana music.

The 2017 Summer Entertainment Series features a wide variety of musical acts, and happen every Tuesday night through Aug.

NNMC Hosts 10th Annual Garlic Harvest Festival

on June 26, 2017 - 4:25pm
 
NNMC News:
 
The Northern New Mexico College ¡Sostenga! Farm will hold its 10th Annual Garlic Harvest Festival 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, July 1.
 
The festival marks one of the season’s first harvests and brings the community together in celebration of the traditional agricultural practices utilized on the ¡Sostenga! Farm.
 
It also highlights the culture and history of farming in northern New Mexico with a focus on traditional Hispano and Native American farming techniques, sustainable agriculture, and food justice.
 
Former lieutenant governor Roberto Mondragon will host

Kiwanis 4th Of July Extravaganza: Ready, Set, BOOM!

on June 26, 2017 - 10:17am
The Kiwanis Club hosts its annual 4th of July extravaganza Tuesday, July 4 at Overlook Park. Courtesy photo
 
By CHARMIAN SCHALLER
Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos

A lot of work goes into preparing for the Los Alamos Kiwanis Fourth of July Festivities in Overlook Park, and this year it seems to be flowing smoothly.

Fireworks Preparations

Fireworks Chairman Pat Soran said in an interview Sunday that the shells had arrived.

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.

Los Alamos County Where's Waldo Day

on June 24, 2017 - 7:41am

Los Alamos County Chief Surveyor Jason A. Romero, right, spots Waldo, (Recreation Specialist Eric Peterson) Friday wandering around Ashley Pond during the County's 100 Days of Summer Fun! Courtesy photo

Scenes From Tonight's Summer Concert

on June 23, 2017 - 10:23pm

A large crowd turns out for this evening's summer concert at Ashley Pond Park where the Craig Martin Experience performed. Photo by Karen Kendall

The Craig Martin Experience performs before a large crowd this evening at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from this evening at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from this evening at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Taos School Of Music Presents Shanghai Quartet

on June 23, 2017 - 6:54am

Shanghai Quartet will perform July 16 at the Taos Community Auditorium. Courtesy photo

TAOS SCHOOL OF MUSIC News:

The Taos School of Music presents two stellar concerts July 16 and July 19 at the Taos Community Auditorium.

​At 7:30 p.m. July 16, the Shanghai Quartet will perform Mendelssohn String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80; Bridge String Quartet No. 1 and Brahms String Quartet Op. 51, No. 1. Following this performance, Robert McDonald will perform a solo piano recital July 19. This show also is at 7:30 p.m. McDonald's program will showcase Mozart Piano Sonata No.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on June 22, 2017 - 3:56pm

Pajarito Celebrates Solstice With 100 Days Of Summer

on June 20, 2017 - 4:20pm

Pajarito bike trail. Photo by Stacey Glaser/Pajarito Mountain

Blue skies today above Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Stacey Glaser/Pajarito Mountain

A wildflower grows on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Stacey Glaser/Pajarito Mountain

PAJARITO News:

There are blue skies today at Pajarito Mountain in Los Alamos. Pajarito is celebrating the Summer Solstice with the 100 Days of Summer Celebration.

The weather is looking great for this fun event!

Enjoy lift-served mountain biking and hiking 4-7 p.m., and a New Mexico-inspired menu is available 4-7 p.m. at the Pajarito Mountain Café.

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

Tuesdays At The Pond Welcomes Back Marcos Cavalcante June 20

on June 19, 2017 - 3:45pm

Marcos Cavalcante

CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

The Tuesdays at the Pond Entertainment Series continues Tuesday, June 20 with Marcos Cavalcante. Brought to you by the Los Alamos Creative District, the concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Ashley Pond Park stage.

Marcos Cavalcante is a Brazilian guitar player, composer and arranger. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition from Universidade Estadual de Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, a Masterʼs Degree in Music-Jazz Studies and a Doctoral Degree in Music-Classical Guitar Performance and Literature, from Indiana University School of Music.

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.

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