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BSMA: Lecture, Tour And Workshop On Comics And Science Saturday March 3

on February 24, 2018 - 4:49pm

Venice Baroque Orchestra In Los Alamos March 9

on February 24, 2018 - 1:49pm

The Venice Baroque Orchestra. Courtesy/LACA

LACA News:

The Venice Baroque Orchestra, one of the world’s great period instrument ensembles, will appear in Los Alamos at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9 in the Crossroads Bible Church at 97 East Road.

Presented by the Los Alamos Concert Association, the ensemble will bring with them recorder virtuoso Anna Fusek.

LACA’s usual venue, the Duane Smith Auditorium is undergoing renovation and will not be available for this performance.

Science Meets Comics At Bradbury Museum March 3

on February 24, 2018 - 6:02am
BSM News:
Comics expert Jeff Benham from 7000 B.C. leads a lecture at 10 a.m. on the history and use of science in comics.
Attendees can come just for the lecture, or make a whole day of it by adding in a tour of the Museum (led by Museum Director Linda Deck) and then take part in a workshop that helps them create their own science-based comic.

Registration is required for both the lecture and the lecture/tour/workshop combination:

Air Force Academy Band To Perform In ABQ Feb. 26

on February 24, 2018 - 5:51am
The U.S. Air Force Academy Band will conduct a jazz concert at 7 p.m., Feb. 26 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Journal Theater.
Admission is free and guests are encouraged to bring family and friends to this night of entertainment.
The versatility and professionalism of this unique ensemble reflects the great diversity and ingenuity that makes the United States Air Force the greatest air and space force the world has ever known.

Daily Postcard: Snow On The Valles Caldera

on February 24, 2018 - 5:48am

Snow Friday morning covers the Valles Caldera National Preserve.  Photo by Nina Thayer

Village Of Jemez Springs Postpones ‘Cabin Fever Festival’ Slated For Feb. 24, Due To Impending Weather

on February 23, 2018 - 4:57pm
VJS News:
JEMEZ SPRINGS — The Village of Jemez Springs announced that they plan to postpone the annual “Cabin Fever Festival” originally scheduled for this Saturday,
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Feb. 24 citing weather forecasts of windy and near-freezing conditions. The Village plans to reschedule the event towards the end of March, and may announce a new date by next week.
“Most weather reports are forecasting highs in the low 30s and gusty winds on the day of the event, so to be prudent and fair to our visitors and vendors, we are postponing the event,” Mayor Bob Wilson said.

March Brown Bag Performance Features Taos Pianists

on February 23, 2018 - 4:33pm
Claire Detels
LAAC News:
The Los Alamos Arts Council’s March Brown Bag Performance will feature pianists from Taos, Kim Bakkum and Claire Detels, playing music by Romantic era composers, Clara Schumann (1819-1896), Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944), and Florence Price (1887-1953).
Some of the music will be played “four-hands,” two players on one piano.
The concert will begin at noon Wednesday, March 7, in Fuller Lodge. The Brown Bag concerts are free to the public.
Bakkum and Detels are professional pianists who have each established an international performing career.