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Hungrytown Comes To Los Alamos

on February 18, 2018 - 10:13am

Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson make up the celebrated acoustic duo Hungrytown. Courtesy photo

LIBRARY News:

The Los Alamos County Library System presents the celebrated acoustic duo Hungrytown, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave. in Los Alamos.

This is a free concert sponsored by the Los Alamos County Library System and the Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries.

Last July, Hungrytown returned from a successful six-and-a-half-month tour of the US, UK and New Zealand, covering over 16,000 miles in the US alone.

Mutschlecner Reads From New Work At Library Feb. 22

on February 18, 2018 - 7:09am

Poet David Mutschlecner

LIBRARY News:

Poet David Mutschlecner will read from his latest book of poetry “Icon” as the latest offering in Mesa Public Library’s Authors Speak series. The reading starts at 7 p.m., Thursday, .Feb. 22, in the Upstairs Rotunda of Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave. in Los Alamos.

Mutschlecner’s published work includes the poetry books “Esse,” “Sign” and “Enigma and Light” from Ahsahta Press, and “Veils” from Stride Press.

Cinema Cindy Reviews ‘Black Panther’

on February 18, 2018 - 6:59am
By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos
 
Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” is a visually rich and creative film. Like all Marvel movies, Black Panther is an action adventure flick—your typical, fast moving plot, where Good fights Evil, but with a definite underlying message.
 
Black Panther movie poster. Courtesy image
 
This time, we are taken to an idyllic yet isolated land, intentionally hidden from the rest of the world. The nation of Wakanda hides under a vast, East African, jungle canopy.

Meow Wolf Completes Major Upgrades

on February 18, 2018 - 6:47am
New artists, new rooms, new murals, new café and bar and a new portal to the multiverse! Courtesy photo
 
MEOW WOLF News:
 
SANTA FE Renowned arts and entertainment group Meow Wolf has announced completion of a major series of upgrades to its internationally-celebrated House Of Eternal Return.
 
Notable upgrades include new rooms by new artists including L.A.-based Cakeland creator Scott Hove, the new Float Café & Bar featuring authentic Cajun cuisine from Meow Wolf’s successful and expanding Trinity Kitchen, and a new secret portal into the multiverse.

Los Alamos Choral Society Meet & Greet Tuesday!

on February 17, 2018 - 8:45am
By CHARMIAN SCHALLER
For Los Alamos Choral Society

Los Alamos Choral Society (LACS) will hold a brief "meet and greet" party at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the social area of the United Church of Los Alamos to welcome the choir's new director, Steve Paxton.

Paxton holds a bachelor's degree in music (with an emphasis in composition) from the University of North Texas, a master's degree in music (composition and voice) from North Texas, and a doctorate in fine arts from Texas Tech University.

He was on the faculty of the School of Music at Texas Tech from 1981 to 2003, and he was department

Los Alamos Big Band Valentine’s Dance At Fuller Lodge Tonight

on February 17, 2018 - 7:57am
 
MUSIC News:
 
The Los Alamos Big Band is presenting a Valentine’s Dance 7-9 p.m. tonight at Fuller Lodge.
 
Admission is $15/couple, $10/single, and $5/student. Admission is free for middle-school children and younger with a paying adult. Tickets are available at the door. Come dance to a variety of Big Band favorites, including romantic Valentine’s Day tunes, or just relax and listen!
 
The Los Alamos Big Band is a 16-instrument 1940s Glenn Miller-style swing band that plays for public events, weddings, conventions, fund raisers, and more. The band has been playing at dances

Art In Public Places Board Meets Thursday

on February 17, 2018 - 7:34am
COUNTY News:
 
The Arts in Public Places Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 in Council Chambers in the Los Alamos Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
1. CALL TO ORDER-ROLL CALL
 
2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
 
3. APP BOARD BUSINESS
A Welcome new APPB Member Michelle Mittrach

4. CURRENT AND FUTURE PROJECTS
A WR Pottery Project - update on cost of educational plaque
B Update on Selig artwork in front of the

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