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on April 18, 2019 - 3:47pm

Anne Hillerman’s ‘The Tale Teller’ Mesa Library April 24

on April 18, 2019 - 8:39am
Anne Hillerman
Santa Fe author Anne Hillerman will speak 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 at Fuller Lodge, presented by the Los Alamos Public Library’s Authors Speak Series.
She also will show slides that illustrate the themes in her latest book, The Tale Teller.
Hillerman has just released the latest book in her series set in Navajo Country, featuring the detectives Joe Leaphorn, Jim Chee and Bernie Manuelito.
After the death of Hillerman’s famous father, the writer Tony Hillerman, she found herself wanting to hear more stories about the people who had come to

Scenes From Annual Holi Festival At Fuller Lodge

on April 17, 2019 - 8:36am

Sirphey hosted the annual Holi festival Sunday at Fuller Lodge with lots of color, music, food and drinks for all ages. Holi is the most colorful festival on earth, wherein communities come together for food, music, and of course, a color fight. And Unquarked hosted a beer garden with wines and brews from New Mexico breweries and wineries. At the event, Dance Arts Los Alamos instructor Neslihan Caren-Zeytun leads the crowd in dances. Photo by John McHale/
Scene from the color fight during the Holi festival Sunday behind Fuller Lodge. Photo by John McHale/

SFCC: Information Night/Talent Show April 25

on April 17, 2019 - 8:32am
SFCC News:
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College will present a student talent show accompanied by information tables for prospective students to learn about SFCC programs and resources 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 25 in the main hallway and Campus Center on campus at 6401 Richards Ave.
Meet with representatives from many SFCC departments while current students show off their talents. Also learn about student support services, including financial aid.
Along with traditional fields of study, SFCC offers a wide range of classes including those in biofuels, game design, culinary arts,

Funding Secured For State Poet Laureate Program

on April 17, 2019 - 7:44am
Sen. Bill O’Neill
SANTA FE Landmark Legislation. 282 bills signed into law. A $7 billion budget. Unprecedented capital outlay dollars for statewide infrastructure spending.
The 2019 session was one for the books. But among the marquee accomplishments of the legislature were several measures that, while receiving fewer headlines, also will have a lasting impact on the state. One such accomplishment was securing the funding to establish a state Poet Laureate program.
The idea to establish a state Poet Laureate program dates back several years.

Artist Petr Jandacek Displays Stations Of The Cross

on April 17, 2019 - 7:39am
Local artist Petr Jandacek is opening his home to the community 5-7:30 p.m. today for an outdoor display of his uniquely crafted Stations of the Cross. Photo by Lynn Finnegan
Created by local artist Petr Jandacek, the station ‘Jesus falls for the first time’ is depicted by a pavement stone marred with a bloodied handprint. Photo by Lynn Finnegan
Los Alamos

Longtime Los Alamos resident and local artist Petr Jandacek is opening his home to the community 5-7:30 p.m. today, April 17, for an outdoor display of his uniquely crafted Stations of the Cross.

The “Stations of

Daily Postcard: Red-Naped Sapsucker At Bandelier

on April 17, 2019 - 7:14am

Daily Postcard: A red-naped sapsucker is spotted at Bandelier. The bird has a 16-inch wingspan and is uncommon but can be seen mostly in spring and fall in Frijoles Canyon. Photo by Sally King/NPS

NMHU Receives Indigenous Pottery, Basket Donation

on April 16, 2019 - 4:30pm
Victor Ramirez, a Highlands anthropology graduate student, examines a Hopi pottery piece that was donated to Highlands. Photo by Rick Loffredo/University Relations
NMHU News:
LAS VEGAS, NM Anthropology students at New Mexico Highlands are learning first-hand about Indigenous Southwest pottery and baskets, thanks to the generosity of two sisters.
Margaret Hermann and Kathleen Walz have donated their mother’s collection of Southwest Native American pottery and baskets as well as Guatemalan Mayan huipiles, embroidered women’s blouses, to the Highlands anthropology program.   

Plein Air Painters Host ‘Jemez Spring Paintout & Show’

on April 16, 2019 - 3:59pm
ART News:
JEMEZ SPRINGS — For the second year, the Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM) will host a “Spring Paintout and Show” April 26-May 1 at various locations in and around the beautiful Village of Jemez Springs.
An exhibition will follow, May 4-23 with an opening reception and awards ceremony.
Plein air painting is a French word which literally translates "open air.” New Mexico’s love affair with plein air painting began with the Taos Masters, Santa Fe Cinco Pintores, Georgia O’Keefe and many more artists. There are 370 PAPNM members in the state.
“The paint out is