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Tuesdays At The Pond: Canciones Españolas Tonight

on July 26, 2016 - 8:27am

LACDC News:

Tuesdays at the Pond tonight features "Canciones Españolas - with Christina Martos, Carlos Archuleta, Andre Garcia-Nuthman and Franz Vote". The repertoire for this program is classical Spanish Art Song and Zarzuela, featuring music from Spain and various Latin-American countries.

The concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Ashley Pond Park Pavillion. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner and enjoy “Canciones Espanolas”. Tuesdays at the Pond brings a variety of entertainment acts to the Ashley Pond stage in downtown Los Alamos every Tuesday evening through Aug. 9.

The Los Alamos

Los Alamos Concert Association: 2016-17 Season

on July 24, 2016 - 3:21pm

Grammy Award winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet opens the LACA concert season at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Courtesy photo

 

LACA presents Brown-Urioste-Canellakis Trio Nov. 5 at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Photo by Sophie Zhai

 

Hailed as the greatest American violinist active today, Joshua Bell performs Feb. 3 at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Photo by Chris Lee

 

LACA News:

 

A violin super star, a Grammy-winning guitar quartet, and a recipient of the piano world’s “genius grant” are just some of the pleasures in store during the upcoming season of the Los

Scenes From Ashley Pond Park Friday

on July 23, 2016 - 9:07am

A crowd fills Ashley Pond Park Friday for the summer concert. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Tossing the Frisbee Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene at Ashley Pond Park Friday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LAMC Director of Support Services Marc Witkowski hosts the Los Alamos Medical Center booth Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene at Ashley Pond Park Friday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Guitarist Diego Figueiredo Plays Ashley Pond Tonight

on July 22, 2016 - 10:03am

Russ Gordon, ‘Diego (Figueiredo) will possibly be the greatest guitarist to play Los Alamos.’ Courtesy photo

SUMMER CONCERT News:

Brazilian music, classical and jazz maestro, Diego Figueiredo will play a FREE concert at the Ashley Pond Pavillion in Los Alamos at 7 p.m. today.

The concert is this week's production of the Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series (www.gordonssummerconcerts.com.) Diego will possibly be the greatest guitarist to play Los Alamos. Check him out on Youtube or his website www.diegofigueiredo.

Santa Fe Opera’s Roméo et Juliette Hits Right Notes

on July 22, 2016 - 8:18am
Ailyn Pérez (Juliette) and Stephen Costello (Roméo) in ‘Roméo et Juliette’ (c) Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2016
 
Susan Vishmid (dancer), Tim Mix (Capulet), and Beth Miller (dancer) in ‘Roméo et Juliette) (c) Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2016
 

By ROGER SNODGRASS
And CARL NEWTON
Los Alamos Daily Post

What is not to like about the Santa Fe Opera’s first production of French composer Charles Gounod’s 150-year-old opera, Roméo et Juliette?

Opening night on Saturday introduced a work of passionately clashing circles of romantic love and social hatred, ecstasy and oppression, sunrise and

Guitar Concert Feaures Los Alamos Native July 26

on July 22, 2016 - 7:19am
Classical guitarist Mohit Dubey. Courtesy photo

LIBRARY News:

The sounds of classical guitar will waft through Mesa Public Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, as Los Alamos native Mohit Dubey presents a live concert in the Upstairs Rotunda and Art Gallery.

Dubey is a young classical guitarist and physicist-in-the-making. A student of Roberto Capocchi at New Mexico School for the Arts and Stephen Aron at Oberlin Conservatory, Mohit has played concerts across the world - from Santa Fe to Italy to Jordan.

L.A. Junction Performs At Ashley Pond Aug. 2

on July 21, 2016 - 9:22am

Auditioning Tenors & Basses For 2016-17 Coro de Cámara Season

on July 20, 2016 - 10:13am
Coro de Cámara News:
 
Coro de Cámara is a long-standing chamber chorus based in Los Alamos and Santa Fe. It is dedicated to presenting diverse choral programs of high caliber to audiences in both cities.

We are currently auditioning tenors and basses for the upcoming season. If you have excellent pitch, sight-reading skills, and musicality, please consider scheduling an audition.
 
To learn more about Coro de Cámara or auditions, please complete the online inquiry form at www.corodecamara-nm.org or leave a message for Artistic Director Nylea Butler-Moore at 505.695.6037.

YMCA Camp Performance July 26

on July 20, 2016 - 10:06am
YMCA News:
 
Please join us for an adventure through the past, as we experience the music of the 1920’s up to the 1970’s at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at Barranca Elementary School Gym, 57 Loma Del Escolar St. in Los Alamos.
 
RSVP to Ashley Sullivan at 505.412.5218.

Tuesdays At The Pond Features Los Alamos Light Opera Tonight

on July 19, 2016 - 2:36pm

 

LACD News:

This week Tuesdays at the Pond features Los Alamos Light Opera. Join us for a night of Broadway favorites, including some wonderful children performances from Annie and The Sound of Music. Other Broadway numbers include songs from Brigadoon, A Man of No Importance, South Pacific, Pippin, Pete's Dragon, Les Miserables, The Fantasticks, The Music Man, Carousel, and Oklahoma. Sit back and enjoy some Broadway in Los Alamos!

The concert is tonight, Tuesday, July 19 and begins at 7:00 p.m. at Ashley Pond. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner and enjoy the Los Alamos Light Opera!

RUNA Celtic Music Band Plays Ashley Pond Tonight

on July 15, 2016 - 8:46am
RUNA band members from left, Cheryl Prashker, Maggie Estes White, Shannon Lambert-Ryan, David Curley and Fionán de Barra play at Ashley Pond at 7 p.m. today. Courtesy/www.runamusic.com
 
RUNA wins Best World/Traditional Song Award. Courtesy/www.runamusic.com
 
By RUSS GORDON
Summer Concert Promoter

RUNA, a Celtic all-star band from the U.S., Ireland and Canada is playing at 7 p.m., today at Ashley Pond Park in downtown Los Alamos.

This is a FREE CONCERT.

Tuesdays At The Pond Features Wise Fool Tonight

on July 12, 2016 - 10:52am

Courtesy/LACDC

 

CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

 

This week Tuesdays at the Pond features Wise Fool. Tightrope walking, clowning, acrobatics, puppets, and of course a bit of magic will delight and tickle everyone at 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 12 at Ashley Pond Park.

Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner and enjoy the antics of Wise Fool!

Tuesdays at the Pond, a summer entertainment series, runs through Aug. 9. It brings a variety of entertainment acts to the Ashley Pond stage in downtown Los Alamos every Tuesday evening.

The Los Alamos Creative District directs a variety of programs that

PEEC: New Laser Light Shows July 31 - Aug. 7

on July 11, 2016 - 10:01am
 
PEEC News:
 
Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is bringing all new Laser Light Shows to the Los Alamos Nature Center July 31 through Aug. 7.
 
Choose from up to four different shows each day. Enjoy laser shows choreographed to music as a full-dome experience in the nature center planetarium.
 
With 14 unique laser light shows, there is truly something for everyone. Music fans will love to see how laser light transforms their favorite bands in Laser Rock, Laser Retro, and Laser Viny.

Back With A Vengeance … Don Giovanni Scores At Santa Fe Opera

on July 10, 2016 - 7:35am
A goreous sunset posed for the opening of Don Giovanni at the Santa Fe Opera July 3. Photo by Roger Snodgrass/ladailypost.com
 
Daniel Okulitch (Don Giovanni) and Solomoan Howard (Commendatore) in 'Don Giovanni'. (c) Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2016
 
By ROGER SNODGRASS and CARL NEWTON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Brazilian-born Ron Daniels’ bold staging and direction of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni takes a great work and makes it greater.

The Good, The Bad And The Sbagliato*

on July 7, 2016 - 7:31pm
Patricia Racette (Minnie), Gwyn Hughes Jones (Dick Johnson) and ensemble cast in ‘The Girl of the Golden West’. Photo by Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2016
 
Gwyn Hughes Jones (Dick Johnson) and Patricia Racette (Minnie) in ‘The Girl of the Golden West’  Photo by  Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2016

 

BY ROGER SNODGRASS AND CARL NEWTON
Los Alamos Daily Post

  • For its Diamond (60th) Anniversary Santa Fe Opera goes for the gold

One of the great all-time Italian comic operas, Giacomo Puccini’s Fanciulla del West takes place in a small-mining camp during the early days of the California gold

Pajarito And Gordon's Concert Series Features Grayson Capps 7 p.m. Friday

on July 7, 2016 - 3:23pm

Songwriter and musician Grayson Capps takes center stage this Friday at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Courtesy photo

CONCERT News:

  • FREE Concert Begins at 7 p.m.

American songwriter and musician Grayson Capps will take center stage this Friday at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area as part of the popular Gordon's Summer Concert Series. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is free to the public.

Capps' music, which has been described as "soulful," "gritty" and "swampy" was inspired by Capps' experiences in the South, where he grew up. Friday's concert will mark the first time the rock 'n roller has been to

Unitarian Church Presents Jim Scott In Concert

on July 5, 2016 - 7:55pm

Singer-songwriter Jim Scott

UNITARIAN CHURCH News:

Singer-songwriter Jim Scott brings his “Pete Seeger Songfest” to the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos at 7 p.m. Friday, July 15 at 1738 N. Sage St. Admission is $15 at the door.

Scott’s concert in Los Alamos will focus on the music of the late folk legend, Pete Seeger. Scott collaborated on many projects with Seeger, and leads a celebration of Seeger's and his own songs of earth, justice and peace. A prolific composer in his own right, Scott's guitar skill and infectious manner brought Seeger to call him “some kind of magician.”

Formerly a

Tuesdays At The Pond Features Undercover Gangsta & The Soft Vatos 7 p.m. Today!

on July 5, 2016 - 11:53am

Courtesy/LACD

CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

This week Tuesdays at the Pond features Undercover Gangsta & the Soft Vatos. Collin McClenahan and Jake Bonn and are both from Los Alamos and play acoustic versions of rock and punk songs.

The concert begins at 7 p.m. today at Ashley Pond Park. Bring a blanket and picnic dinner and enjoy Undercover Gangsta & the Soft Vatos.

Tuesdays at the Pond, a summer entertainment series, runs through Aug. 9. It brings a variety of entertainment acts to the Ashley Pond stage in downtown Los Alamos every Tuesday evening.

The Los Alamos Creative District directs a

Hilltopper Marching Band Performs In National Parade

on July 3, 2016 - 9:28am

Los Alamos Hilltopper Marching Band. File photo

LAHS News:

The Los Alamos Hilltopper Marching Band is set to perform at noon, July 4, in the National Independence Day Parade on Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.C.

The Hilltopper Marching Band, which left for the nation’s capital Friday, was selected by Gov. Susana Martinez to represent the State of New Mexico in the National Independence Day Parade. More than 50 student-performers in the Hilltopper Marching Band are making the trip to Washington, D.C.

The Los Alamos students’ appearance in the National Independence Day Parade is one

LAHS’s Devon McCleskey Wins 2016 Jimmy Award!

on July 3, 2016 - 8:20am

2016 Jimmy Award winner Devon McCleskey, front row at right. Courtesy/Terry S. Davis

Devon McCleskey, center, performs in New York. Courtesy/Terry S. Davis

COMMUNITY News:

Actor Devon McCleskey of Los Alamos High School has won a 2016 Jimmy Award.

The eighth annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards were held Monday at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway in New York. McCleskey won for ‘Best Performance in the Ensemble’. 

McCleskey competed at the Jimmys following his win as Best Actor at the Popejoy Awards in May in Albuquerque.

The Jimmy™ Award is named in honor of James M.

Hill Strummers Kick Off Patriotic Holiday At Sombrillo

on July 2, 2016 - 8:17am

Strumming fun kicks off the 4th of July holiday weekend Friday morning and some of the BESC Hill Strummers Ukulele group enjoy a Patriotic Singalong with residents of the Sombrillo Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. Members of the group include, front row from left, Jeanette Mortensen, Jan Littleton, Patricia Rathbone, Janet Harris and Doris Ford, standing. Back row from left, Ruth Lier, Elise Lee, Linnea Ohlsen and Gerry Ohlsen. Courtesy photo

 

Two Local Bands At Ashley Pond Tonight

on July 1, 2016 - 2:02pm
DK Warner, left, and Eddy Partridge will play tonight at Ashley Pond. Courtesy photo
 

Music News:

Go local tonight with DK & the Affordables and Eddy & the Nomads at 7 p.m. tonight at Ashley Pond. It's the next Los Alamos Summer Concert, sponsored by KBAC FM/Hutton Broadcasting/www.santafe.com.

DK Warner and the Affordables play roots rock and rockabilly. Eddy Partridge and the Nomads play roots rock and classic rock from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

"Both bands are from Los Alamos and are two of the best and most fun groups in town," Promoter Russ Gordon said.

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U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján Sends Letter To Topper Band

on June 30, 2016 - 12:01pm

Tuesdays At The Pond Features An Evening Of Opera

on June 27, 2016 - 1:23pm
Courtesy image

COMMUNITY News:

 

 

 

This week Tuesdays at the Pond features An Evening of Opera presented by Opera Singers, Soprano, Heather Bingham with Baritone, Tyler Oliphant and Mezzo-Soprano Rebecca Morris, accompanied by Sarah Frogget.
 
The concert begins at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 28 at Ashley Pond. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner and enjoys opera favorites by Bizet, Mozart, Delibes, Floyd, Meyerbeer, and musical theater favorites from South Pacific, Phantom of the Opera, Carousel and others.
 
Tuesdays at the Pond, a summer entertainment series, runs through August 9. It

SFOG: Meet A 21st Century Diva July 17

on June 27, 2016 - 8:56am

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