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Scenes From ‘When Oil And Water Mix’ Art Opening

on October 19, 2018 - 7:17pm

Artists Anne Marie Trapp, left, and Kate O'Donnell greet visitors Thursday evening during the opening of their show, 'When Oil And Water Mix', at the Karen Wray Gallery. O’Donnell’s work is in oil and Trapp’s work is in water color. Their show runs through Nov. 10. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Shirley Huber enjoys the festivities at the art show opening Thursday night. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Roy Zimmerman Concert Thursday Oct. 25

on October 19, 2018 - 6:46pm



DPLA News:


The community is invited to attend a Roy Zimmerman Concert sponsored by the Democratic Party of Los Alamos County at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos at 1738 North Sage St.


Over more than 20 years on stages, screens and airwaves across America, Roy Zimmerman has brought the sting of satire to the struggle for Peace and Justice. His songs have been heard on HBO and Showtime. He has recorded for Warner/Reprise Records. His YouTube videos have garnered over seven million views, and he’s a featured blogger for the Huffington Post.

Iconic Turquoise Tab Necklace Is Back At MRM

on October 19, 2018 - 7:43am
Turquoise Necklace by Leekya Deyuse, c. 1946, gift of Paul Peralta-Ramos. Courtesy photo

Silver and moonstone necklace. Courtesy photo
MRM News:
This iconic turquoise necklace by Zuni jeweler Leekya Deyuse and originally owned by Millicent Rogers has just returned to the Millicent Rogers Museum after being on loan to the Albuquerque Museum for a special exhibit on jewelry from New Mexico.
The necklace is made of 294 tabs of Cerrillos and Blue Gem mined turquoise, weighs 4.5 lbs., and is the most iconic of all pieces of Southwest jewelery owned by the Millicent Rogers Museum

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on October 18, 2018 - 4:32pm

Sangre De Cristo Chorale Concert Saturday, Sunday

on October 18, 2018 - 2:33pm
The Sangre de Cristo Chorale will present its fall concert, How Can I Keep from Singing? Performances are 4 p.m. Saturday in St. John’s United Methodist Church in Santa Fe and 4 p.m. Sunday at the United Church of Los Alamos.

Composers are often inspired to honor and elevate folk songs and other “music of the people” into fancy art music. Included in Sangre de Cristo Chorale’s October concerts will be works by Bela Bartòk, Johannes Brahms, Aaron Copland, Alice Parker, Gwyneth Walker, Mack Wilberg, and others.
Three of the pieces give a nod to veterans, inspired

New Children’s Book Celebrates Los Alamos

on October 18, 2018 - 2:16pm

The cover of Goodnight, Los Alamos. Courtesy image

The Bandelier scene in Goodnight, Los Alamos. Courtesy image


  • Local moms Whitney Spivey and Brenda Fleming write and illustrate Goodnight, Los Alamos, available Oct. 21

When first-time mom Whitney Spivey had twin daughters in March 2017, she struggled to find a Los Alamos-themed book to read to them before bed. So, she wrote one. In Goodnight, Los Alamos, two little girls say goodnight to 26 notable places and things around Los Alamos.

It starts like this:

The sun has moved from east to west,

over the Jemez it now rests.

Art Opening Reception For Kate O’Donnell And Anne Marie Trapp At Karen Wray Gallery 5-7 p.m. Today!

on October 18, 2018 - 7:40am

Los Alamos artist Kate O’Donnell will show her oil paintings in a joint show with local water color artist Anne Marie Trapp at an opening reception 5-7 p.m. today at the Karen Wray Gallery. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos

What Happens When You Mix Oil and Water? The community is invited to find out at an opening reception for local artists Kate O’Donnell and Anne Marie Trapp 5-7 p.m., today at the Karen Wray Gallery at 1247 Central Ave. in downtown Los Alamos.

Bringing the Outside In

For oil painter O’Donnell, the beauty of gardening is bringing the outside in.

“I’m always