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Village Arts Jewelry Sale Friday And Saturday

on February 9, 2018 - 8:17am
Village Arts News:
Happy Valentine's Day ... come to Village Arts on DP Road:
  • 11 a.m. to  5:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9; and
  • 10:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10.
Besides a large selection of gold, silver and precious stone jewelry we:
  • Buy gold, silver, jewelry, coins, gems, diamonds in any condition;
  • Offer appraisals for insurance purposes;
  • Restring pearls and beads;
  • Size rings;
  • Create custom pieces using your gemstones or ours; and
  • Strive to find that special something that you have been looking for.

Call For Entries: 2018 Los Alamos Photo Club Photo Show April 9-May 5

on February 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
LAPC News:

The Los Alamos Photo Club (LAPC) and Los Alamos Adobe Users Group (LAAUG) announce their annual photo show, April 9-May 5, in the upstairs gallery of the Mesa Public Library.

Photo Club members as well as anyone living or working in Los Alamos County are encouraged to submit their work for display. There is no entry fee or jurying required. 

Entries are due by April 6 to with the subject line: Description of entries for 2018 LAPC show by [name of photographer]”.

Prospective entrants should visit the LAPC website at

‘Carmina Burana’ In LAMS Gym 7 P.M. Saturday

on February 8, 2018 - 8:41am
For Los Alamos Choral Society

At times in the last couple of weeks, the Los Alamos production of Carl Orff's “Carmina Burana” has seemed like a traveling show—but it has now found a home.

“Carmina” was originally scheduled to be presented in the Duane Smith Auditorium, but as the show day approached, it became apparent that construction on the lobby of the auditorium would not be completed in time to allow for last-week rehearsals or the performance itself.

Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus and his staff found an unusual but practical

Daily Postcard: Steller’s Jay Spotted In Quemazon

on February 7, 2018 - 3:45am
Daily Postcard: A Steller’s Jay spotted Tuesday in Quemazon. The Steller's Jay is a jay native to western North America, closely related to the blue jay found in the rest of the continent, but with a black head and upper body. It also is known as the long-crested jay, mountain jay and pine jay. Source: Photo by Trisha Ancell
Steller’s Jay. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Los Alamos Arts Council Calendar Of Event

on February 1, 2018 - 9:10am
LAAC News:

  • Art on Tap, 5:30-7 p.m., at UnQuarked wine cafe, featuring Gordon’s Puppets. Free

  • Brown Bag Performance, noon to 1 p.m., Fuller Lodge, featuring Juanita Madland, piano, in a program of classical music. Free

MONDAY Feb. 12
  • Arts Forum, noon, Nambe Room, Fuller Lodge

  • Volunteer Appreciation Party, 6-8 p.m., Fuller Lodge. By invitation

  • Deadline to receive proposals for the Rosalie Heller Annual Memorial Lecture in Music (inaugural lecture is Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018)

  • Brown Bag Performance,

Mesa Public Library Free Film Series Shows Milagro Beanfield War 6:30 p.m. Thursday

on January 31, 2018 - 8:50am

Milagro Beanfield War, directed by Robert Redford, is the featured film at Mesa Public Library for February, airing 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the upstairs meeting rooms at Mesa Public Library.

It stars Ruben Blades, Richard Bradford, Sonia Braga, Melanie Griffith and Christopher Walken, among others. 

The film was shot in Northern New Mexico including Los Alamos and Truchas, and is being shown in conjunction with New Mexico Film Week Feb. 6 through 11. 

The movie was adapted from John Nichols’ book of the same name.

Daily Postcard: Bluebird Perches In Birch Tree

on January 30, 2018 - 4:56am

Daily Postcard: A bluebird perches on the branch of a birch tree Monday in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

LACA Concert An Experience To Remember

on January 29, 2018 - 12:49pm
István Várdai. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos

Bringing back István Várdai for the Jan. 21 Los Alamos Concert Association's  cello concert with pianist Shai Wosner provided the audience with a thrilling afternoon. Their choice of works gave us the opportunity to hear wonderful compostitions that are rarely heard. Works by Eastern European composers, Kodály’s Sonatina and Janácek’s Pohadka, are pieces that we have probably not heard before.

My earliest memory of an outstanding cellist in performance is Antonio Janigro with the band that he created in Zagreb, I Solisti di