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Daily Postcard: Pair Of Ducks At Ashley Pond

on June 25, 2019 - 6:20am

Daily Postcard: A pair of ducks stand on rocks in Ashley Pond recently and wait for a group of tourists to toss them pieces of bread. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Gallery Talk At Mesa Public Library Thursday

on June 24, 2019 - 6:33pm

LIBRARY News:

Mesa Public Library’s Upstairs Art Gallery will host a gallery talk 6-8 p.m., Thursday, featuring several of the photographers showing work in the “So Far From Heaven” exhibit, which hangs in the Gallery until Saturday.

David Halpern, Wendy Young, Kirk Gittings and Jan Pietrzak will talk about their work and answer questions about both their processes and their inspirations.

Halpern has created a series of photographs showing Colorado’s Black Canyon of the Gunnison, following years of on-site photography.

Environmental Management Cleanup Forum June 26

on June 24, 2019 - 4:56pm

Los Alamos Makerspace Launches New Training, Collaboration And Hiring (MaTCH) Pilot

on June 24, 2019 - 11:59am

Alexandra De Lucia, a gifted LANL post-baccalaureate intern, learning how to solder and taking a stab at building hardware at the local makerspace. De Lucia researches machine learning-based monitoring tools on the LANL High Performance Computing Design team. She has been a seasonal volunteer with Los Alamos Makers since the summer of 2017. At that time, she mentored teens during the summer Coder Dojo. She has come back this year and led a weekly Python Club for teens and adults.

Artists; Contributors Named For 2019 Governor’s Awards For Excellence And Lifetime Achievement

on June 24, 2019 - 9:54am
Nicolas Otero, Los Lunas artist, retablo Santo Nino de Atocha. Courtesy photo
 
Roxanne Swentzell, Santa Clara Pueblo artist, clay scultpure, Special Girl. Courtesy photo
 
NMA News:
 
SANTA FE Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Arts Commission announced Thursday the artists and major contributors to the arts who will be recipients of the 2019 Annual Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts.
 
“Art is intimately woven into the fabric of our great state,” Gov. Lujan Grisham said. “Artists uplift us, inspire us and tell the stories that define us.
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Upcoming Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Events

on June 24, 2019 - 9:50am
 
SFSS News:
 
Here’s what’s happening this weekend and next during the Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare festival—a staged reading of a new play based on Henry the Fourth; an open rehearsal; editing Shakespeare; and of course the ongoing community readings out loud.
 
Courage! To The Field!
7 p.m., Sunday, June 23
 
Courage! To the Field! is a new play written by Else C. Went.
 
Directed by Ariana Karp.
 
Courage! To The Field! is an alternate-history play, a good old-fashioned party, and a story told with music.

Human Rights Day Camp For Kids July 1-19

on June 24, 2019 - 9:30am

Moving Arts Española News:

ESPAÑOLA––Kids and youth from across the Española Valley will converge for a Human Rights Day Camp at La Tierra Montessori School this summer to learn about their own human rights.

“Less than 1 percent of juveniles throughout the world know anything about their human rights and neither public nor private schools are doing much to rectify the situation. This is a major reason current human rights abuses against children have reached an all-time high.” –Kids for Global Peace

In a move toward promoting self-advocacy and empowering the youth of Española Valley,

Carved & Cast: 20th Century NM Sculpture, On View At New Mexico Museum Of Art Through July 28

on June 24, 2019 - 6:51am
Raymond Lopez, Carreta de la Muerte, May 1999, ash, pine and basswood with paint, fiber and a ribbon, 17 × 11 3/8 × 24 3/4 in. Collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art. Gift of James and Margie Krebs, 2005 (2004.2.8). Photo by Blair Clark © Raymond Lopez
 
NMMA News:
 
SANTA FE — The New Mexico Museum of Art’s (NMMoA) 20th-century sculpture exhibition, Carved & Cast: 20th Century New Mexican Sculpture, will extend its run through the summer until July 28.
 
The exhibition takes a look at regional sculpture styles specific to the Southwest, centering the medium in its own conversation

Daily Postcard: Cactus Blooms On Bandeliers Frey Trail

on June 24, 2019 - 5:33am

Daily Postcard: A prickly pear cactus blooms along the Frey Trail in Bandelier. The trail begins at Juniper Campground and makes its way to the edge of the canyon where it switchbacks down to the canyon floor (>550' elevation change), and provides excellent bird's eye views of Tyuonyi as well as a foot route from the campground to the visitor center. The Frey Trail was resurfaced in 2018 from where it enters Frijoles Canyon, to where it joins the Main Loop Trail.

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