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Saxophone Legends Heat Up The Harwood

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


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

New Mexico Film Office Announces 'Dying For A Baby' To Film In New Mexico

on June 11, 2018 - 11:49am
NMFO News:
SANTA FE Thursday, New Mexico Film Office Director, Nick Maniatis, announced that the theatrical motion picture "Dying for a Baby" will begin principal photography in mid-June through late-June. The film is being produced by VF2 Productions, LLC. and filming will take place in Albuquerque.
"New projects like this are a testament to the growth of our film industry - 2018 continues to be a great year for film in New Mexico," Film Office Director Nick Maniatis said.

Christian Church Hosts Pet Palooza June 12-14

on June 11, 2018 - 9:37am
Pastor Doug Partin searches for his ark as he hopes for rain this season. Courtesy photo
Pet Palooza signs dot the community to entice members and non-members to attend. Courtesy photo
Pastor Steve Bublitz of the Christian Church wants you to think about the joyous greeting a dog gives you after a hard day at work or school, the unconditional love you feel and wants you to know that God loves you the same. It is that unconditional love that is a highlight of the second annual Pet Palooza, June 12-14.
“Having a pet allows us to fulfill that need to serve others,”

Daily Postcard: Spanish Broom Explodes In White Rock

on June 11, 2018 - 2:46am

Daily Postcard: A Spanish broom bush explodes Sunday in the front yard of a home in White Rock. Spanish broom is native to the southern Mediterranean region of Europe, including Spain, Morocco, the Canary Islands, Madeira and the Azores and was first introduced to North America in 1848. Source: USDA. Photo by Shari Mills

UNM-LA Class Delves Into 2018 Santa Fe Operas

on June 10, 2018 - 8:02am

UNM-LA News:

UNM-Los Alamos will offer “Introduction to Opera” 6-9 p.m., Mondays beginning June 11.

For those who are curious about opera, or wishing to understand the allure of the world-famous Santa Fe Opera, this is the perfect learning opportunity. The initial class will provide an overview of opera, then each subsequent class will focus on one of the operas of the 2018 Santa Fe Opera season. There may be opportunities to attend dress rehearsals as well.

Instructors Greg Schneider and Dennis Davies-Wilson have taught this class together for 12 years.

Daily Postcard: Summer Morning Hope...

on June 10, 2018 - 7:18am

Daily Postcard: A vision of hope shines through the trees early Friday morning at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Canyon Road in Los Alamos. Photo by Fr. Glenn Jones

Scenes From 2018 ChamberFest Part 1

on June 9, 2018 - 6:23pm
Kids enjoy the bubble pit today during ChamberFest in downtown Los Alamos. ChamberFest is the annual street fair featuring Chamber members and hosted by the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce. At this event, Chamber member businesses and nonprofits showcase their products and services for tourists and locals alike. Booths are concentrated in and around Central Park Square and the green space area off Main Street and Central Avenue. Entertainment includes a band stage, and a kid's activity area as well as the traditional sand pile sponsored by Los Alamos National Bank.

Atomic City Children’s Theater Summer Workshops Begin Monday

on June 9, 2018 - 8:07am

A past ACCT workshop. Courtesy/ACCT


ACCT News:

Atomic City Children's Theater (ACCT) will host its Summer Workshops next week. There are spots still available.

ACCT Co-Directors Daren Savage and Annemarie Brown are happy to offer young people in Los Alamos the opportunity work with material from ACCT’s upcoming production of Disney Beauty and the Beast Jr.

A different workshop will be offered each day, which will focus on dance, singing, acting, directing and makeup.

LAPS will continue to support ACCT as an official after-school program.

Libations & Leonardo: Museum Adult Night Offers Live Music, Dancing, Drawing & Painting Class

on June 9, 2018 - 7:33am
Secrets of the Mona Lisa. Courtesy/Grande Exhibitions
ALBUQUERQUE Take to the dance floor and explore the depths of your artistic talent with a paintbrush and a glass of wine Friday night, June 15 at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.
The Museum is hosting Libations & Leonardo, a dance/paint party with artistic instructions provided by Albuquerque’s Kelly Jo Designs by Wine.


The Libations & Leonardo event is 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, June 15. Regular admission for the night is $25, and includes admission to Da Vinci—The Genius, access to

Daily Postcard: American Flags Along Trinity Drive

on June 9, 2018 - 7:10am

Daily Postcard: American flags wave in the breeze Friday afternoon along the fence at the Elks Club on Trinity Drive in Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/

Daily Postcard: American flags Friday near the Elks Club on Trinity Drive. Photo by John McHale/