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Scenes From LAAC Kite Building Workshop

on April 24, 2018 - 4:12pm

Los Alamos Arts Council hosted a kite building workshop April 17 at Mountain Elementary School. Here, Los Alamos Arts Council Board President Chris Monteith gets the tools ready to build the kites. The workshop is in preparation for the upcoming Kite Festival May 19-20 at Overlook Park. Photo by Daisy Gorman-Nichols

Students work on building their own kites during the Los Alamos Arts Council's kite building workshop April 17 at Mountain Elementary School. Photo by Daisy Gorman-Nichols

Museum’s Monthly First Friday Celebrates ‘Star Wars’ And Da Vinci’s Military Inventions May 4

on April 24, 2018 - 8:06am
Aerial Screw conceptual model of drawing by Leonardo da Vinci. Courtesy/Grande Exhibitions
Flapping Wing conceptual model of drawing by Leonardo da Vinci. Courtesy/Grande Exhibitions
ALBUQUERQUE  The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science’s next First Friday event jointly celebrates the launch of the next Mars landing mission and “Star Wars” day.
(May the 4th be with you!) During May 4th’s First Friday, patrons will be able to learn about and imagine space exploration and defense.

SFCC Spring Choral Concert May 1

on April 24, 2018 - 7:57am
SFCC News:
Santa Fe Community College Spring Choral Concert is 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 in the Jemez Rooms on the SFCC campus at 6401 Richards Ave., in Santa Fe. 
The program features folk songs from the United States and Wales, music by Benjamin Britten and the New Mexico State Song. The concert is directed by Fred Graham and the choir is accompanied by Margaret Coxwell on piano. 
The concert is presented by the School of Arts, Design and Media Arts and free and open to the public.
Call 505.428.1731, for more information.

High Desert Saxophone Quartet Performs Friday

on April 24, 2018 - 5:52am
The next Sage Concert Series presentation is Friday with the High Desert Saxophone Quartet (and friends) performing at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos. 
The group includes:
David Dennison – Tenor Sax
Dennison retired from 37 year engineering career Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, EG&G Energy Measurements and General Electric Nuclear Energy Division. Started the clarinet at 8 years old and later added the alto saxophone.

SAR Celebrates 40 Years Of Creativity

on April 24, 2018 - 5:35am
SAR News:
SANTA FE  The Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) turns 40 this year and is celebrating the occasion with a festive event June 22 at the Poeh Cultural Center in Pojoaque Pueblo.
Themed “Honoring Forty Years of Creativity in Native American Arts,” the evening features a presentation by artist Nora Naranjo Morse, music, food prepared by a Native American chef, and a live and silent auction of select work by past SAR artist fellows. Proceeds from ticket sales and the auctions will go directly toward IARC educational programming.
The IARC also will honor Naranjo Morse with a

Registration Opens For New Mexico Museum Of Natural History & Sciences Summer Camps For Children

on April 23, 2018 - 12:50pm
Students examine display at New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. Photo by Caitlin Jenkins
ALBUQUERQUE  Registration is now open for the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Sciences summer camp programs. The camps are for grades K-5 as indicated.
Kindergarteners must have experiences in full-day classes before attending. 
  • Young Explores Camp: Wild Weather & Curious Climatology, June 18-22 (9 a.m.- 4 p.m.) – Become a meteorologist for a week - adventure through lightning, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and winter storms. K-2 & 3-5 sections;
  • Da Vinci –

NMFO: ‘The Unsettling’ To Film In New Mexico

on April 23, 2018 - 11:57am
NMFO News:
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the series “The Unsettling” produced by AwesomenessTV will begin principal photography late April through the beginning of June in Santa Fe and Lamy. 

We're proud to welcome another series to New Mexico,Film Office Director Nick Maniatis said. With strong infrastructure and enhanced incentives in place, New Mexico is able to support productions of all sizes and genres.” 

The production will employ 60 New Mexico crew members, 10 New Mexico actors and approximately 50 New Mexico background talent.