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Domingos En Arte: Boleros Al Atardecer Brings Romantic Latin Music To NHCC's Summer Music Series

on July 5, 2017 - 7:50am
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.
 
We have invited some of our musician friends, from the local community and outside, for lively community get-togethers right next to the beautiful Rio Grande Bosque. Spend Sunday evenings enjoying live music, drinks, and delicious Latin cuisine with family and friends in this enchanting courtyard setting.
 
July 9, Boleros al Atardecer is an evening devoted

Scenes From Friday's Summer Concert

on July 3, 2017 - 9:25pm
Grayson Capps performing Friday at Ashley Pond. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Big hug. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Henna hands. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

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.

Local Youth Attend Santa Fe Opera

on June 28, 2017 - 7:44am

The Espanola Valley Opera Guild hosted local youth and their families at the Santa Fe Opera. Courtesy/EVOG

 

OPERA News:

 

The Espanola Valley Opera Guild hosted more than 60 local youth and their families Monday, June 26 at the Santa Fe Opera.

 

The students were members of the Pojoaque Valley High School Choir and Moving Arts Espanola. They were treated to a dessert tailgate/masquerade party on Twomey Terrace at the Opera and were served gelato made by Daniel’s Café in Los Alamos, homemade cookies and sparkling apple cider.

 

The students received free tickets to attend that

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Sean Rowe At Fuller Lodge June 28

on June 17, 2017 - 5:27pm

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!

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.

Classical Music World: Notes From Cliburn 11 And Final

on June 13, 2017 - 12:42pm

Yekwan Sunwoo of South Korea with his gold medal and the Van Cliburn trophy. Courtesy photo

Americans Daniel Hsu (bronze medalist) and Kenneth Broberg (silver medalist) share their excitement with gold medalist Yekwon Sunwoo. Courtesy photo

Gold medalist Yekown Sunwoo hugs his host mom. Courtesy photo

 

By Ann McLaughlin
Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association

Fort Worth, proudly known as Cow Town, has been Piano Town for three weeks. The Fifteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition came to a close there Saturday and what a close it was!

Bass Performance Hall was sold out

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 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.

Classical Music World: Notes From Cliburn 10

on June 10, 2017 - 7:20am
American Daniel Hsu brings the chamber music portion of the Cliburn to a close. Courtesy photo 
 
Rachel Cheung, the finalist from Hong Kong, enjoys the audience's response to her performance of Brahms. Courtesy photo 
 
Russia's Gregory Tchaidze performs with the Brentano String Quartet. Courtesy photo 
 
By ANN MCLAUGHLIN
Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association
 

Following a practice that began with the very first Cliburn Competition, all competitors are required to learn a brand new work written especially for the competition.

Classical Music World: Notes From Cliburn 9

on June 9, 2017 - 5:45pm
Yekwan Sunwoo of South Korea and the Brentano String Quartet play as one. Courtesy photo
American Kenneth Broberg enjoys the final moment of his performance with the Brentano String Quartet. Courtesy photo
 
By ANN MCLAUGHLIN
Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association
 

The “plays-well-with-others” round of the Cliburn Competition has begun.

First, Cliburn competitors are required to choose one of five piano quintets to play with the Brentano String Quartet.

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

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