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‘Hunker Down’ KRSN Radio Performance 12:30 P.M. Today

Pat Beck rehearsing the ‘HUNKER DOWN’ radio play. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

What’s the best way to spend the 4th of July, well, “Hunker Down,” of course.

“Hunker Down,” is a play written by Robert Benjamin of Los Alamos. The old school radio show performance will play at 12:30 p.m. today on KRSN AM 1490 or FM 107.1.

Feel free to turn on the radio or stream it from anywhere in the world at www.krsnam1490.com.

The 20-minute theater production, will be performed by Pat Beck and Jim Sicilian.

 Jim Sicilian rehearsing the ‘HUNKER DOWN’ radio play. Courtesy photo

“While sheltering in place, a widow


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In And Around Town: July 3, 2020

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com

‘Wildflowers’ Exhibition at Karen Wray Gallery Opens
The “Wildflowers” Exhibition runs through July 25.The Karen Wray Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 1247 Central Ave., Suite D-2, in Los Alamos. Please wear facemasks, practice social distancing, and wash your hands. For more details, call 505.660.6382 or email kewray40@comcast.net.

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Los Alamos Arts Council And Fuller Lodge Art Center Merge

Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Chris Monteith and Assistant Director Ken Nebel hold a banner to celebrate the merger between the arts council and art center. Courtesy/LAAC

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) and Fuller Lodge Art Center (FLAC) announce that they are now operating as one organization.

LAAC will continue to present its popular events such as the Brown Bag Concert Series, Lectures, Pumpkin Glow, Scarecrow Contest, Kite Festival and much more. LAAC will now supervise all the excellent activities at FLAC, including rotating exhibits, a gallery shop and


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Hookers And Stitchers Spotted In Rover Park Thursday

Members of the Hookers and Stitchers group spotted Thursday afternoon at Rover Park in White Rock. Pictured are Helena Whyte, back of Bev Edwards, Diana Langner and Ann Longmire. Additional members in attendance recently  include Carole Rinard, Helena Whyte, Edwina Matthews, Nancy Cope and more. The volunteers social distance, wear masks and get to enjoy visiting in person while stitching, knitting, crocheting and chatting, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays … all are welcome. Photo by Nancy Cope


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NDI New Mexico Delivers Over 750 Online Dance Classes

Students stretch and practice the ‘V-sit’ for jazz class. NDI New Mexico’s Super Wonderful Summer (online) as well as the Afterschool programs delivered via Zoom keep dancers inspired and moving at home. Courtesy/NDI

Courtesy/NDI

NDI News:

Inspiring Children and Families, NDI New Mexico Delivers Over 750 Online Dance Classes.

These online classes are helping me develop into a much stronger dancer as well as teaching me more about dance each day. I thought I would thank you and let you know how amazing this online program has been, and I’m really enjoying it so far, and can’t wait for more. — Dakota,


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Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts Performs Virtually In Los Alamos Summer Concert Series 6 P.M. Friday July 3

Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts perform virtually at 6 p.m. Friday for the Summer Concert Series. Courtesy/Sancre

Virtual Summer Concert News:

The Virtual Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Presented by Toyota of Santa Fe is proud to present Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts at 6 p.m., Friday on the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Facebook Page. 

Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts formed in January 2013 and has been touring steadily through the north, mid and southwest states. The band is made up of Ryan Chrys on guitar and vocals, Susan Phelan on bass and vocals, Lauren Michaels on vocals, Jack Yoder on


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Silver Lining Emerges Despite Pandemic Canceling 75th Anniversary Season Of Los Alamos Concert Association

LACA Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin in front of the Smith Auditorium Tuesday discussing how 75th anniversary plans were sadly dashed due to the pandemic and her appreciation for community support. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark@ladailypost.com

Plans for celebrating the 75th year of the Los Alamos Concert Association (LACA) were dashed with the outbreak of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.

But out of disappointment has emerged a sense of gratitude for the generous show of support from the community.

LACA Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin


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Artwork Lifting Spirits Around Los Alamos

The grandchildren of Linda Sanders, David, Sarah and Emily, have been making crafts to brighten the day of local seniors. They were distributed in mood boosting bags and in the drive-thru lunch program at both senior centers. To learn about lunch options, shopping or transportation services, call 505.662.8920 or visit www.losalamosseniorcenter.com. Courtesy/LARSO

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HU Alumna Receives UK Scholarship For Film Study

Shanea Strachan

NMHU News:

Las Vegas, N.M. – Shanea Strachan, a New Mexico Highlands University media arts and technology alumna, received a United Kingdom Chevening Scholarship to enroll at Bournemouth University in Dorset, England to pursue a master’s degree in producing film and television.

The British High Commission Nassau awarded Strachan, a Freeport, Grand Bahama native, the scholarship. She is the only Bahamian to receive the honor this year.

“My passion is to focus on original content creation of television shows and movies,” Strachan said. “The stories that are most important


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