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Fuller Lodge Art Center: Susannah Smith Travels in Egypt

Susannah Smith poses next to her favorite piece in the show underway at Fuller Lodge Art Center titled “Look up! Temple at Dendera.”  Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com 

Staff report

Fuller Lodge Art Center describes the themes of its show “Tri, Tri and Tri Again” this way:

  • There are three primary colors and three states of matter.
  • Space has three dimensions and we divide time into the past, present and future.
  • For stools and cycles, three represents stability. What will you do with threes?

Susannah Smith’s photos from her travels in Egypt are Read More

County Libraries Promote Visual Literacy

Artist Jerry Joslin created the bronze sculpture whose subject celebrates reading entitled, “The Legacy.” Courtesy/LAC 

COUNTY LIBRARY News:

Los Alamos County Libraries have many different collections: diverse genres of books, different book formats, books using new technologies for reading and listening, periodicals, music, movies, and much, much more. But did you know that the libraries also have art collections and galleries?

Permanent Art Collection

Los Alamos County Libraries have a permanent art collection of paintings, sculpture, weavings, pottery and works Read More

Hannemann Music Celebrates Five Years in Business

 

Richard Hannemann. Photo by Mandy Marksteiner

By Mandy Marksteiner

This September, Hannemann Music celebrates its 5th anniversary, carrying on the long tradition of home-based music stores in Los Alamos.

Owner Richard Hannemann is a professional musician who plays the guitar, mandolin and clarinet.

He graduated from Los Alamos High School in 1969 and gained his core musical knowledge through the Los Alamos Public Schools music program.

“I have a great deal of respect for the music program,” Hannemann said. “One of the biggest reasons to have a music store in town is to Read More

Beatles Tribute Band Plays Pond Friday

Beatles tribute band, Yellow Dubmarine plays at 7 p.m. Friday at Ashley Pond. Courtesy photo

By Russ Gordon

The Beatles were the most popular and influential rock band of the 20th Century. You can’t argue too much about that and I’m not going to argue that “… we all live in a yellow submarine.”

From 1962 thru 1970, the Beatles had an amazing 54 songs that made it to #1 on the Billboard Music Charts in the U.S. and UK.

Friends of the Summer Concert Series, this Friday, Aug. 24 we have a fabulous reggae, ska, dub, rock, punk and rocksteady Beatles tribute band, Yellow Dubmarine playing at 7 p.m. at Ashley Pond. Read More

Atomic City Children’s Theater Preps for Busy Year

Courtesy/Atomic City Children’s Theater

By Kirsten Laskey

For the last five years, Atomic City Children’s Theater (ACCT) has given local students an in-depth theater education and the organization shows no signs of slowing down during the 2012-2013 school year.

In fact, this year the program is expanding to include a field trip planned for January to the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, Ga., and a new program for third and fourth graders called Act II.

Director Daren Savage said ACCT has provided productions for fifth through eighth grade students but it was decided to extend to the younger Read More

Fuller Lodge Art Center Releases Fall Class Schedule

Fuller Lodge Art Center at 2132 Central Ave., announces fall class schedule for teens and adults. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com

Staff report

Have you always wanted to make your friends look like flesh-eating Zombies or create a stained glass snowflake? Fuller Lodge Art Center has just the class for you.

The Art Center has released its fall class schedule for teens and adults. 

Classes include: Walking Dead Workshop, Stain Glass Snowflake, Beginning Oil Painting, Beginning Ceramics, Media Exploration, Stained Glass Basics, 3D Stained Glass, Ceramics, Latex, Masks, Sculpture Read More

Council Proclaims September 2012 as ‘Art & Culture Month’ in Los Alamos County

During tonight’s Los Alamos County Council meeting in the Community Building at 20th Street and Central Avenue, Council proclaimed September 2012 as “Art & Culture Month” in Los Alamos County. Accepting Council’s proclamation from left, Executive Director Marlane Hamilton of Los Alamos Arts Council, Arts Council President Tiffany Hinojosa and Fuller Lodge Art Center Executive Director Ken Nebel who also serves on the Los Alamos Art Council Board. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


County Councilor David Izraelevitz, center, presents a  Read More

Performing Arts Center Presents ‘Parted Waters’ Sunday Aug. 26

Argos MacCallum performing the character of “Reynaldo” in Parted Waters. Courtesy photo
 
PERFORMING ART CENTER News:
 
Los Alamos Little Theatre and Teatro Paraguas of Santa Fe are teaming up to produce a New Mexico Statehood Centennial Event in Los Alamos.
 
Parted Waters by local playwright, Robert F. Benjamin, will be produced at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St., at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26.
 
The performance will be directed by Fran Martone, who starred in the Los Alamos production of Time Enough and directed Galileo’s Footsteps and Manhattan
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White Rock’s Art Market Seeks Exhibitors

CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

The Los Alamos Creative District on Sunday, Aug 26 will hold its second Art Market. 

The location is the outdoor space in front of The Hive, 134 N.M. 4 in White Rock.

The market will run 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is free to the public.  

The Los Alamos Creative District is looking for artists/artisans to join in and sell at the market. 

Owner and jewelry designer Kathy Kjeresen of Kathy’s Natural Designs participated in the first Artisan’s Market. The event is sponsored by the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce as a way to provide local and regional Read More

‘Tri Tri Tri Again’ Reflects Artistic Side of Number Three

Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Kirsten Laskey

By Kirsten Laskey

Fuller Lodge Art Center is celebrating the number three. For those mathematically challenged, not to worry – this is no number-crunching exhibit.

Rather, the newest gallery show features a host of diverse and beautiful interpretations of the theme – “Tri Tri Tri Again.”

As it turns out, three is not just a number.

“Hoo Doos” by Carol Kaleko. Photo by Kirsten Laskey

“Symbolism in art is as varied as the cultures and backgrounds of the artists, and we have a very diverse population represented in the ‘Tri Tri Tri Again’ Read More

Dance Arts Los Alamos Hosts Dancer’s Resale and Open House; Announces Fall Classes

Photo by Paulo T. Photography

DALA News:

Dance Arts Los Alamos (DALA) will kick off its 2012-2013 year with the Dancer’s Resale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the White Rock Studios at 111 Longview Dr. in White Rock. 

An Open House will be held noon to 4 p.m. for families new to DALA, or anyone who has questions about classes or needs assistance with the registration process.

DALA has expanded its class offerings again this year and is offering more than 45 classes at its three studios located in both Los Alamos and White Rock. 

DALA is pleased to add Melissa Briggs to the faculty who will Read More

Sam Hagan Performs Wednesday at BESC

LARSO News:

The Los Alamos Retired & Seniors Organization (LARSO) is hosting a wonderful lunch concert for seniors at noon Wednesday, Aug. 15 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

Sam Hagan, vocalist from Atlanta will be accompanied by Juantia Madland. 

They performed together last year and were quite a hit.  Sam is in town to attend the opera and offered to do a concert at the senior center. 

Sam Hagan, one of the Southeast’s finest tenors, didn’t actually plan to be a professional singer. Until recently, he was a full-time biology and chemistry teacher at Atlanta Read More

Fun Ran Rampant at Friday Night Concert!

State Rep. Jim Hall challenges Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Member Services Coordinator Katy Korkos to a race on the bouncy slide at the County’s Summer Concert at Ashey Pond Park. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Jim Hall and Katy Korkos “race for pinks” on the bouncy slide. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Amanda Stoddard waits patiently for her balloon animal, created by Josh Lawyer. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Adam Wall draws a cactus with blue sky for a chalk art contest during the Gordon Summer concert. The contest was sponsored Read More

County Fair Exhibits on Display at Mesa Public Library

Lynzee Clay won First place and Grand Champion for her award winning Jalapeños and tomatoes. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

06. Laura Johnstone takes home the Award of Merit for her apple mint. The Award of Merit was given to the horticulture entry that displayed no disease or damage and was at the peak of maturity. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Rachel Norman poses with her Lego creation “King Kong vs. Godzilla.” Rachel won first prize and the Ribbon for Reserve Grand Champion for her age group. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

There were dozens Read More

Albuquerque and Four Corners Pipe and Drum Band

The Los Alamos contingent of the Albuquerque and Four Corners Pipe and Drum Band perform several numbers at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church after evening mass Wednesday evening. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

The Albuquerque and Four Corners Pipe and Drum Band played several tunes after the Wednesday evening mass, both in the Sanctuary and the Reception Hall. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com Read More

Summer Art Camp Ensures Artistry Never Stops

Fuller Lodge Art Center calls its Summer Art Camp “The Best Six Weeks of Summer” for children from Los Alamos, surrounding communities and even foreign countries. Courtesy photo

FULLER LODGE ART CENTER News:

This summer 80 to 100 students age 4 through 6 grade filled the classrooms at Fuller Lodge Art Center on Central Avenue each week, while teens met for classes at Village Arts on DP Road.

Whether painting, drawing, sculpting, dying yarn and knitting or creating things from recycled materials, these young artists were exploring their creativity with enthusiasm and laughter. Read More

Auditions Begin Aug. 19 for “The Woman in Black”

LOS ALAMOS LITTLE THEATER News:

Auditions for The Woman in Black play are 2-5 p.m. Aug. 19 and 7-9 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Los Alamos Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St.

Scripts are available at Mesa Public Library for overnight check out.

The Woman in Black play, adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill, takes place in a Victorian theater where a man named Kipps has hired an Actor to help him tell a life-changing, true ghost story to family and friends.

Auditioning for one man aged 25 to 35 and one man aged 40 to 65. Also, auditioning for two women who have a  non-speaking role but Read More

Fuller Lodge Art Center Celebrates Creativity, Beauty

Sacred heart silver jewelry piece by artist Gregory Segura. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

By Kirsten Laskey

In tough economic times, people scale back. They tighten their belts and trim away anything unnecessary. At first glance it may appear that being frugal is no fun; however, a closer look reveals a far different picture.

Pinching pennies can unleash creativity – just take a look at what will be on sale at the Fuller Lodge Art Center’s Summer Arts and Crafts Fair, which runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday on the lawn behind Fuller Lodge.

Paintings of horses by artist Karen King. Photo Read More

Stone River Boys Play at Ashley Pond Friday

The Stone River Boys play country-soul music at Ashley Pond at 7 p.m. Friday. Courtesy photo

By Russ Gordon

It’s Los Alamos County Fair weekend and I’d like to tell you about the Summer Concert Series’ participation.

On Friday night, Aug.10, we’re gonna do a show of country-soul music at Ashley Pond. This means excellent country music played with soul. Sound strange? Not at all.

There’s been Ray Charles with all of his country hits in the early 60’s, Joe South, Joe Tex, Charlie Rich, Flying Burrito Bros., O.C. Smith’s “Little Green Apples,” Elvis, Arthur Alexander, Solomon Burke, Fats Domino, Read More

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