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Daily Postcard: Dragonfly Emerges From Larva

on September 18, 2018 - 5:35am

Daily Postcard: A dragonfly is spotted recently emerging from larva in Los Alamos. There are three stages in the life-cycle of all dragonflies: the egg hatches into the larva, which moults up to 15 times before emerging as an adult. Unlike most other insects, there is no pupal stage and the transition from larva to adult is known as incomplete metamorphosis. Source: british-dragonflies.org.uk/content/biology-ecology. Photo by Claire Swinhoe

LA Piecemakers Quilt Guild Hosts Maggie Ball Sept. 25

on September 17, 2018 - 3:46pm

Maggie Ball

COMMUNITY News:

Quilt artist, traveling teacher and author Maggie Ball is coming to the Los Alamos Piecemakers to present a free lecture titled, “The Bears Come Out at Night” 7 p.m., Sept. 25 at the United Church of Los Alamos on Canyon Road.

The public is invited.

Ball has more than 20 years of teaching experience for all skill levels throughout the U.S. and overseas. She is author of Traditional Quilts With a Twist where she tweaked traditional patterns to make more than 20 new designs. Check out her website at dragonflyquilts.com. 

Her lecture is in Graves Hall, which is

Student Donates Celestial Tree Sculpture To Highlands

on September 17, 2018 - 3:30pm
Fine arts senior Mary Miller stands with her sculpture, Celestial Tree, that she donated to Highlands. Courtesy/Ali Romero/Media Arts
 
NMHU News:
 
LAS VEGAS, NM An 11-foot-tall steel tree sculpture depicting the total solar eclipse of 2018 is planted firmly in the earth in front of New Mexico Highlands’ Burris Hall, thanks to a donation from a fine arts student.
 
The university’s Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve fine arts senior Mary Miller’s Celestial Tree sculpture installation in front of the fine arts building.
 
“Trees are used as a symbol that connects us to

Fall For Bach Sept. 30

on September 17, 2018 - 12:55pm
SOSF News:
 
Keyboard music of J.S. Bach is scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday Sept. 30, at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. Santa Fe.
 
Kathleen McIntosh will perform on harpsichord and Ron McKean on organ and harpsichord.
 
Reserve your tickets here.

Daily Postcard: Morning Hike On Guaje Canyon Trail

on September 17, 2018 - 6:04am

Daily Postcard: The Guaje Canyon Trail Sunday morning during a hike. The trail is 11.2 miles long. It begins at Upper Guaje Road and ends at Camp May. Courtesy photo

Anderson Overlook Draws Tourists, Artists, Students

on September 16, 2018 - 6:10am

Tourists were busy taking selfies and artists painting the panoramic view Saturday at Anderson Overlook. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

A group of students and their professor from New Mexico Tech in Socorro on a field trip Saturday to examine local geology across the road from Anderson Overlook. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

NHCC Hosts Bless Me, Ultima Reading Oct. 14

on September 16, 2018 - 5:58am
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE ― The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) will present a beginning-to-end reading of Rudolfo Anaya's acclaimed novel, Bless Me, Ultima Sunday, Oct. 14.
 
The reading will take place in the NHCC Art Museum where an exhibition, La Ultima Exhibición, enters its final month.
 
Over 40 dignitaries, New Mexico authors, youth (including school students), adults and elders will read, each for 15 minutes, between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.
 
The reading is free and open to the public with museum entrance fee.

2018 Festival of Trees Event Is Nov. 17

on September 16, 2018 - 5:35am
‘Fishin’ is one of many trees auctioned from the 2017 event. Courtesy photo
 
LARSO News:
 
The Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization (LARSO) and Champions of Youth Ambitions (C'YA) have announced the date.
 
The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. The theme for this year's community tree festival is SNOW and community members are asked to donate just one item for the effort.
 
The event is a fundraiser for youth and senior programs. The donation of holiday items are appreciated for what is often a 100+ item silent auction.
 
Questions can be directed to the senior

Scenes From 11th Annual Santa Fe Renaissance Faire

on September 16, 2018 - 4:25am
Scene from the 2018 Santa Fe Renaissance Faire Saturday in El Rancho de las Golodrinas. Photo by Tammy Jimines
 
Scene from the 2018 Santa Fe Renaissance Faire Saturday in El Rancho de las Golodrinas. Photo by Tammy Jimines
 
Staff Report

The Santa Fe Renaissance Faire at 334 Los Pinos Road in Santa Fe is a community event whose proceeds help fund the educational programs of El Rancho de las Golondrinas and the Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences.

Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences (SFSAS) is a preschool to 8th grade nonprofit school committed to academic excellence in an

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