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Sky Above Los Alamos After Thunderstorm Sunday

on July 9, 2018 - 8:50am

A view of the sky Sunday night after a thunderstorm passes over Los Alamos. Photo by Marc Bailey

Daily Postcard: Hollyhocks Bloom On Canyon Road

on July 9, 2018 - 6:38am

Daily Postcard: Stately towers of Hollyhocks are spotted basking in the late afternoon sun on Canyon Road. The stalks of this elegant flower can reach heights of 9 feet tall. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scenes From Summer Concert With Cali Shaw Band

on July 8, 2018 - 10:34am

In the seventh weekly show of this year's Gordons Summer Concert Series, the Cali Shaw Band performed to a large crowd of all ages Friday night at Ashley Pond Park in downtown Los Alamos. Band leader Cali Shaw is a singer-songwriter born in San Francisco and now based in New Mexico. He is considered a rising talent in the southwestern U.S folk scene. Shaw incorporates smart and personal lyrics, vintage Gibson guitars and exotic string instruments such as the Charango and Cuban Tres that lend an interesting twist to modern folk music. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Scene from the Cali

White Rock Rock Welcomes LAHS Class Of 1978

on July 8, 2018 - 8:35am

The White Rock rock is painted green and gold Saturday to welcome members of the Los Alamos High School Class of 1978. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Newton: ‘Candide’ In The Best Of All Possible Worlds

on July 6, 2018 - 5:41pm

A scene from ‘Candide’. Photo by Ken Howard/Courtesy of Santa Fe Opera

Alek Shrader (Candide), Brenda Rae (Cunegonde) and Kevin Burdette (Pangloss). Photo by Ken Howard/Courtesy of Santa Fe Opera

By CARL NEWTON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Beginning Friday’s opening was the Star Spangled Banner, conducted by Harry Bicket, before launching into the Candide Overture. That was especially appropriate for the composer of Candide, Lenny Bernstein, an American original, composer, conductor and educator extraordinaire.

Voltaire’s “Candide or Optimism” is a satirical novella, and this production is

ScienceFest Features January Storm And Auto Electric

on July 6, 2018 - 10:04am
January Storm. Courtesy photo
 
Auto Electric. Courtesy photo
 
LASF News:
 
Don’t miss January Storm and Auto Electric as they perform at the ScienceFest Discovery Day Beer/Wine Garden noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, July 14 on the Fuller Lodge patio.
 
January Storm will play popular classic songs noon to 3 p.m. and Auto Electric, a classic rock band, plays 3-6 p.m.
 
Libations will be available for purchase until 6 p.m. from Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op, Tractor Brewing Company and UnQuarked Wine Room.
 
The 2018 Los Alamos ScienceFest is July 11-15, with the biggest day, Discovery Day,

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