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Los Alamos Choral Society Meet & Greet Tuesday!

on February 17, 2018 - 8:45am
By CHARMIAN SCHALLER
For Los Alamos Choral Society

Los Alamos Choral Society (LACS) will hold a brief "meet and greet" party at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the social area of the United Church of Los Alamos to welcome the choir's new director, Steve Paxton.

Paxton holds a bachelor's degree in music (with an emphasis in composition) from the University of North Texas, a master's degree in music (composition and voice) from North Texas, and a doctorate in fine arts from Texas Tech University.

He was on the faculty of the School of Music at Texas Tech from 1981 to 2003, and he was department

Los Alamos Big Band Valentine’s Dance At Fuller Lodge Tonight

on February 17, 2018 - 7:57am
 
MUSIC News:
 
The Los Alamos Big Band is presenting a Valentine’s Dance 7-9 p.m. tonight at Fuller Lodge.
 
Admission is $15/couple, $10/single, and $5/student. Admission is free for middle-school children and younger with a paying adult. Tickets are available at the door. Come dance to a variety of Big Band favorites, including romantic Valentine’s Day tunes, or just relax and listen!
 
The Los Alamos Big Band is a 16-instrument 1940s Glenn Miller-style swing band that plays for public events, weddings, conventions, fund raisers, and more. The band has been playing at dances

Art In Public Places Board Meets Thursday

on February 17, 2018 - 7:34am
COUNTY News:
 
The Arts in Public Places Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 in Council Chambers in the Los Alamos Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
1. CALL TO ORDER-ROLL CALL
 
2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
 
3. APP BOARD BUSINESS
A Welcome new APPB Member Michelle Mittrach

4. CURRENT AND FUTURE PROJECTS
A WR Pottery Project - update on cost of educational plaque
B Update on Selig artwork in front of the

Los Alamos Learns About New Mexico Museum Of Art's 100 Year History

on February 17, 2018 - 7:26am

New Mexico Museum of Art Docent Lee Manning discusses the museum's history Thursday night at projectY. Manning said the presentation is part of the museum's celebration of its 100th birthday. He has done the presentation several times in Santa Fe, starting in September and Manning explained he will be back up in Los Alamos Thursday to present at the Kiwansis Club. He added he also will share his presentation in March at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, the White Rock Senior Center and Aspen Ridge and Sombrillo.

Vibrant Acrylics Of Chris Pennington Light Up Walls At Rose Chocolatier

on February 17, 2018 - 7:15am
Work by artist Chris Pennington is on display at Rose Chocolatier in Central Park Square. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Horses are a favorite subject in the art of Chris Pennington. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Glowing aspens are the subject of this landscape by Chris Pennington. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Artist Chris Pennington is back in her hometown of Los Alamos for a one-woman show of her vibrant acrylics at Rose Chocolatier, 149 Central Park Square.

The daughter

Daily Postcard: Steller’s Jay Feeding In Snow

on February 16, 2018 - 9:06am

Daily Postcard: Steller’s jay feeding in the snow Thursday morning in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Steller’s jay feeding in the snow Thursday morning in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Steller’s jay feeding in the snow Thursday morning in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

This Week At The Reel Deal

on February 15, 2018 - 1:00am

NHCC Museum Opens La Ultima Exhibición

on February 15, 2018 - 12:53am
Courtesy/NHCC
 

NHCC News:

ALBUQUERQUE ― The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Art Museum will hold an as new works by artists invited to participate in the 2018 version of the show opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m., Feb. 16, for La Ultima Exhibición.

The exhibition is curated by Augustine Romero and organized around the visual interpretations of Rudolfo Anaya's acclaimed book, Bless Me, Ultima (1972) -- a portrait of life in rural New Mexico as seen through the eyes of a young boy during World War II.

Anaya tells of the spiritual healer, Ultima, as she guides young Antonio on a

Canceled: Lady Luck Runs Out On ‘Guys And Dolls’

on February 14, 2018 - 11:55am

LALO News:

The remodeling of the Duane Smith Auditorium will not be complete in time for the opening of Los Alamos Light Opera’s production of “Guys and Dolls” scheduled for Friday, Feb. 23.

“In keeping with the gambling theme of ‘Guys and Dolls’, LA Light Opera continued to create sets, costume the cast, and rehearse the orchestra, hoping the auditorium would be open in time, as the “beep-beep” of construction hoists continued in the background … but luck ran out on the guys and the dolls,” said Laurie Tomlinson, LALO president and “Guys and Dolls” director.

Los Alamos Light Opera is

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