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Daily Postcard: Oppie And Groves Get Base Lift

on June 14, 2018 - 7:13am

Daily Postcard: The Art in Public Places Board is funding repairs and improvements to the appearance of the concrete and stone base of the Oppenheimer and Groves bronze historical sculptures near Fuller Lodge. These sculptures have become immensely popular with tourists often seen taking selfies with the duo. Over time, the concrete base of the statues has become stained and cracked so workers are pressure washing it, reinforcing it with mesh and re-finishing the concrete. The Los Alamos County Council approved this project at its May 22 meeting. Courtesy photo

Daily Postcard: Turtles Spotted At Ashley Pond

on June 13, 2018 - 8:52am

Daily Postcard: A pair of turtles are spotted catching some rays on the rocks at Ashley Pond. Photo by Claire Swinhoe

Ditch The Crowds, Not The Fun, All-Day 4th Of July Extravaganza On New Mexico Tech Campus

on June 12, 2018 - 3:22pm

New Mexico singing legend Tobias Rene. Courtesy photo

NEW MEXICO TECH News:

SOCORRO – “Sure do love waiting in line and searching for parking,” said no one ever. Ditch the crowds, cost and congestion of big-city events and head for the New Mexico Tech campus in Socorro, an oasis in the desert and the host site for the 26th annual 4th of July Celebration.

Entertainment begins at 11 a.m. and closes at dark with a spectacular fireworks display. This year’s headliner is New Mexico singing legend Tobias Rene and his stellar band.

LALT Holds Auditions For Silent Sky

on June 12, 2018 - 8:22am
Courtesy/NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA)
 
LALT News:
 
Los Alamos Little Theatre will hold auditions for its September production of Lauren Gunderson’s Silent Sky, directed by John Cullinan and produced by John Gustafson.
 
Auditions are 2 p.m., Saturday, June 23 and 7 p.m., Sunday June 24. Both sessions are at the Performing Arts Center at 1670 Nectar St. Appointments for auditions outside of the above times can be made, if the director's schedule allows. Auditions by appointment must be completed before June 26. Contact Cullinan at rev.jcullinan@gmail.com.
 
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Pride Week Features Special Events June 15-17

on June 12, 2018 - 8:04am
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation in May, which recognizes the second week of June as Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Week. This is the first time Pride has been recognized or celebrated by the Los Alamos Community.

It started when three women, Tina DeYoe, Roberta Beal and Danielle Sutherland were sitting around talking about how great it would be if Los Alamos had its own Pride Week, as many other communities do.

“The idea spread quickly,” said Pride organizer Anna Dillane who owns Boomerang Thrift Boutique.

Daily Postcard: View From Overlook Park

on June 12, 2018 - 7:34am

Daily Postcard: The view looking northeast during a recent visit to Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Scenes From Summer Concert At Pond Friday

on June 11, 2018 - 5:15pm

Baracutanga performs for a crowd Friday, June 8, at Ashley Pond Park as part of the Gordons Summer Concert Series. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Two young dancers enjoy the music performed by Baracutanga during the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series June 8 at Ashley Pond Park. This Friday, the concert series will present Igor and the Red Elvises. The show begins at 7 p.m. at Ashley Pond Park. All Gordons Summer Concerts are free to the public. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

A crowd enjoys the music Friday, June 8, at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Saxophone Legends Heat Up The Harwood

on June 11, 2018 - 3:41pm
Greg Abate, left, and Richie Cole blow their horns. Courtesy photo

MUSIC News:

The Taos Jazz Bebop Society and the Harwood Museum present The Greg Abate Quintet featuring Richie Cole at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 22 at the Harwood Museum in Taos. Tickets are $25 ($20 for members). Call 575.758.9826 or stop by the museum.

This is a return engagement for Abate and Cole - and a reprise of the sold-out “Tribute to the Phil Woods”, the 2017 concert that rocked the Harwood last year. This is an amazing opportunity to see these two great jazz artists perform together.

This year's show is definitely

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