White Rock Kids For Peace!

Sept. 21 is International Day of Peace (aka World Peace Day), and the children in this photo are part of a new local chapter of a global nonprofit organization called ‘Kids For Peace’. They painted the White Rock rock to send a message of peace to the community, and to remind others to do so as well. Courtesy photo

Sept. 21 is International Day of Peace (aka World Peace Day), and the children in this photo are part of a new local chapter of a global nonprofit organization called ‘Kids For Peace’. They painted the White Rock rock to send a message of peace to the community, and to remind others to do so as well. Read More

After Hours Art Club Forming At Little Studio On The Mesa

Little Studio On The Mesa News:

            • Unleash Your Creativity at Little Studio on the Mesa

Little Studio on the Mesa has announced the launch of “After Hours Art Club” – a fun monthly event that offers adults the opportunity to unleash their creativity in a relaxed and inspiring environment.

Little Studio on the Mesa strives to make art accessible to everyone. As such, the studio has partnered with Dragonfly Playhouse Daycare in White Rock to provide professional childcare services during the event. Now, you can enjoy your creative time worry-free while your children are in a safe and nurturing environment. Read More

Los Alamos Arts Council Presents: An Evening of Classics Concert & Silent Auction Tonight!


Los Alamos Arts Council presents “An Evening of Classics Concert & Silent Auction” 5:30-8:30 p.m. today, Sept. 19, at Fuller Lodge.

Jennifer Perez and Tjett Gerdom present an evening of classics, accompanied by Natasha Stojanovska. This will be an evening to remember and will benefit the Month of Arts and Culture programming in October.

Tier 1 & 2 Tickets include early access at 5:30 p.m. to a cocktail reception, with beer and wine by Bathtub Row Brewing Coop and catered hors d’oeuvres. A silent auction begins at 6 p.m. with art, football tickets and more. Each of Read More

PAC 8 Community Media Center: Sept. 22-28, 2023

PAC 8 News:

PAC 8 Community Media Center is available for recording events, transferring of old media, shooting and editing, live streaming and drone photography and videography.

For information, email pac8@losalamos.com, call 505.662.7228 or visit pac8cmc.com.

PAC 8 Television schedule for Sept. 22-28, 2023:

Friday, Sept. 22, 2023

  • 6 a.m. Democracy Now! – Live
  • 1 a.m. The Thom Hartmann Program
  • 11 a.m. County Council Meeting Replay 9-5–23
  • 3 p.m. Democracy Now!
  • 5 p.m. PAC PAGES – Los Alamos  County News Updates
  • 6 p.m. Adult Vaccines in Primary Care: Impact on Disease Prevention
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Los Alamos Choral Society 2023 Season Begins Sept. 26

Los Alamos Choral Society rehearses for a spring 2023 concert. Courtesy Photo

Los Alamos Choral Society

Los Alamos Choral Society invites all interested singers to join us for our 2023-24 season!

We are an amateur choral group that has been singing in Los Alamos since November 1943. We encourage any one, regardless of age or musical background, who enjoys singing and seriously wants to participate in the production of choral music, to join our choral society. Join with us in the challenge and thrill of performing the great works of classical and modern composers. We perform in Read More

Teatro Paraguas ‘United In Blood: The Revolutionary Music And Poetry Of Chile’ Oct. 13 At NHCC In Albuquerque

United in Blood: The Revolutionary Music and Poetry of Chile, opens Oct. 13. Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas


Teatro Paraguas presents United in Blood: The Revolutionary Music and Poetry of Chile, opening Friday, Oct. 13 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque for one weekend.

United in Blood is a fully staged performance celebrating the artistic, social and political vision of four of Chile’s most beloved musicians and poets: Pablo Neruda, Victor Jara, Violeta Parra, and Gabriela Mistral. Though not all four knew each other, several of them did, Read More

Banned Books Week: ‘Let Freedom Read!’ Oct. 1-7, 2023

AFT New Mexico President Whitney Holland. Courtesy/AFT NM

Whitney Holland
AFT New Mexico

Every year, groups who support access to reading designate an entire week of advocacy, information, and education around Banned Books. Launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries, Banned Books Week highlights the value of free and open access to information and brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, educators and readers of all types — in shared support of the Read More

Swatch Salon Offers Nail Art And Stress-Free Atmosphere


When Lydia Duffy began working in cosmetology five years ago, she didn’t yet know exactly where it would take her.

She had always been drawn to creative work – through her other business Citrus & Honey, which produces handmade fiber arts, as well as through singing and piano playing – but when she began working in salons, she found a passion for nail art.

“I did hair for a small portion of time, but I just always kept coming back to nails,” Duffy said.

Duffy wanted the flexibility of being her own boss and the pride of owning her own small business. Swatch Salon Nail Lounge Read More

‘To Make, Unmake And Make Again’ Debuts Oct. 6 At New Mexico Museum Of Art

Rick Dillingham, Globe, 1977, kiln fired reassembled glazed ceramic, 8 1/2 × 10 1/2 × 11 in. Collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art. Gift of the Richard James Dillingham Estate, 1996 (1996.22.1). New Mexico Museum of Art. Courtesy/NMDCA


SANTA FE — What defines an artist? For Rick Dillingham (1952-1994), it was more than art and the pieces he created. He was a maker, collector and community builder.

New Mexico Museum of Art explores the multifaceted aspects of Dillingham’s work as an artist, community activist and anthropologist in their latest exhibition To Make, Unmake and Make Read More

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Fuller Lodge Art Center

On the job in Los Alamos is gallery staff member Seth Heatherly showing off the gallery’s latest exhibit ‘Everyday’ recently at the Art Center at Fuller Lodge. The exhibit, which focuses on ‘characteristics of people, places and things despite an obstacle course of disabilities’. The exhibit showcases paintings by Mavis Keepin and Dana Wilson vanWestienen, who are Los Alamos High School 1973 graduates and life-long friends. The show runs through Oct. 10 at the art center at 2132 Central Ave. To learn more, click here. Photo by Connor Hoch/ladailypost.com Read More

5th Occasional Los Alamos Pub Crawl Saturday Sept. 23

The Hill Stompers liven up the aisles at Smith’s during a previous Pub Crawl. Photo by Skip Wecksung

Hill Stompers News:

The Hill Stompers, Los Alamos’s own eccentric adult marching band, will be leading the Fifth Occasional Pub Crawl on Saturday, Sept. 23. The purpose of the Los Alamos Pub Crawl is to get music in the streets and other unexpected places, to educate the public about marching band music, and to have great fun!

The band will play a lot of music, march from place to place, and interact with the crowd. This is an excellent opportunity for the whole family to learn about brass, woodwind and Read More

New Mexico Museum Of Art Welcomes Alexandra Terry As New Curator Of Contemporary Art

Alexandra Terry


SANTA FE — After an extensive nationwide search, New Mexico Museum of Art (NMMOA) has announced Alexandra Terry as the new Curator of Contemporary Art.  

“We’re excited to name Alexandra Terry as our next Curator of Contemporary Art,” Executive Director Dr. Mark White said. “Her credentials as a scholar of contemporary art make her an ideal complement to our strong curatorial team, especially as we prepare to open the New Mexico Museum of Art Vladem Contemporary.” 

Terry earned a Master of Fine Arts in Curating from Goldsmiths in London and a Bachelor of Arts in Photography Read More

Scenes From Taste Of Knowledge 2023 At Fuller Lodge

LAPS Foundation Board Member Leslie Bucklin addresses the crowd at Taste Of Knowledge today at Fuller Lodge as Oppie looks on puffing his pipe at right, (AKA LAPS Foundation Board Member Kurt Steinhaus). Taste of Knowledge is an annual fundraiser for the Los Alamos Public Schools. Proceeds benefit teachers, staff, students and facilities. Courtesy Photo

Scene from Taste of Knowledge today where a little rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of guests outside Fuller Lodge. Courtesy Photo

Scene from the live auction and paddle raise event today at Taste of Knowledge from which the proceeds benefit Read More

Scenes From 2023 UllrFest Saturday On Pajarito Mountain

Scene from 2023 UllrFest, the annual ode to the coming winter, returned to Pajarito Mountain Ski Area Saturday. Festivities included  music by DK and the Affordables, Bike and Hike, Strava Downhill Race, New Mexico Craft Brewfest with brewers from Bathtub Row, Bear Creek, Boxing Bear, Canteen, Flix Brewhouse, Hidden Mountain, Palmer Brewery and Cider House, Red River, Second St., Steelbender and Tumbleroot Distillery and Brewery. Courtesy photo

DK and the Affordables entertained the crowd Saturday at UllrFest. Courtesy photo

Scene from 2023 UllrFest Saturday at Pajarito Mountain Ski Read More

Posts From The Road: Black Canyon Of Gunnison Nat’l Park

Painted Wall: The Painted Wall is one of the most popular views within Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. The 2,250 feet cliff is the tallest cliff in Colorado and third tallest in the U.S. The name comes from the various lines in the granite wall that looks like paint swatches have been made across the face of the wall. The wall stands 2,250 feet from the canyon rim to the Gunnison River. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Pulpit Rock Viewpoint: A view from the Pulpit Rock viewing area with a view of the Gunnison River in the bottom of the canyon. We visited the park this summer when the sun Read More

2023 Dixon Studio Tour Celebrates 42nd Year Nov. 4-5

Artists featured above include quilter Doris Rendon, Glass Images Art by James and Christy Archuleta, Woodwork by Miguel  Licona and Hands and Harvest photo by Sylvia Vergara. Courtesy/Dixon Tours

Dixon Studio Tour News:

This year the Dixon Studio Tour celebrates its 42nd tour – the longest continuously running studio tour in New Mexico.

The 2023 Tour includes an extraordinary number of artists and craftspeople as well as local businesses.

You can get an early bird look at the artists participating by clicking here, to browse artist links, bios, photos, short videos and read all about Read More


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