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Pajarito Reads: 'Blaize Castle' a Fun Read in the Style of Jane Austen

on March 4, 2013 - 11:53am
Los Alamso Daily Post

“This hat sells books,” said local author Inez Ross when I admired her bright red fedora.

Ross, who has a life-long love affair with trains and rides often, finds her hat is a great conversation starter onboard the train.

“People ask me if I’m in the Red Hat Society and I say I belong to the Black Feather Authors’ Society,” Ross said. This often leads directly to a sale.

The other secret of Ross’ success in selling her books on the train is the size.

Thoughts From the Big Chair: The Dramatic Renaissance of TV Drama

on March 4, 2013 - 11:44am
Thoughts From the Big Chair
Comments on Television and Associated Media From a Lifelong Addict
Column by RALPH E. CHAPMAN (Twitter @RalphEChapman)
©2013, Ralph E. Chapman
The Dramatic Renaissance of TV Drama

Hey gang! Let me first mention that today is the first anniversary of the entrance into our (My Lovely Bride and I) lives of Lola, our beautiful brindle Chihuahua, that we adopted from the Los Alamos shelter.

Adding her to family - along with our cats Ray and Lena  (from the Española shelter) - has completed our family.

Jeff Favorite Brings 'The Gospel of Mark' to the Stage

on March 4, 2013 - 10:12am
Photo by TK Thompson/
Favorite Brings “The Gospel of Mark” to the Stage
An estimated 6,001,500,000 Holy Bibles have been printed. Before the Gutenberg Bible was printed in 1450, however, most of the illiterate population’s access to the Bible was purely oral: a rich Jewish storytelling tradition that grew in the homes of the early Christian church and was later professed to the populace by church authorities. 

“The Gospel According to Mark,” a dramatic one-person performance by Jeffrey Favorite at 7:30 p.m.

Pajarito Brew Pub Hosted Bluesman Ryan McGarvey Saturday

on March 3, 2013 - 7:32am
It was standing-room only Saturday night at the Pajarito Brew Pub when Ryan McGarvey played an acoustic set following his gig at the Ski Hill for Skiesta. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
After performing with his band at Skiesta Saturday, Albuquerque bluesman Ryan McGarvey gave a solo acoustic performance at Pajarito Brew Pub Saturday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Community Members Crowd into Skiesta Event

on March 3, 2013 - 7:15am
Members of  the Los Alamos Beer Coop enjoy their favorite beverage at Skiesta on Saturday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Beer vendors dispense their wares at Skiesta. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Skiesta crowd enjoys an unseasonably warm day on the ski hill Saturday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Five Local Bands Play Wedding Expo

on March 2, 2013 - 10:17am

Andy Z out-frout with the Andy Zandrozny Jazz Ensemble. Photo by TK Thompson/
The Los Alamos Big Band at the Expo. Photo by TK Thompson/


The Los Alamos Big Band, Jeff Seay and the Pickup Artists, The Craig Martin Experience, The Andy Zandrozny Jazz Ensemble and Richard Hannemann performed in the Tewa Grand Ballroom at the Northern New Mexico Wedding Expo at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino Feb. 23.

The Wedding Expo was organized so that brides can plan every part of their wedding, including music.

Magnificence of Pajarito Mountain

on March 2, 2013 - 10:04am

Snow left on the mountain after last week's snow storm shot from the middle road (truck route) looking up to Pajarito Mountain to the west just past the shooting range. Photo by TK Thompson/

Join the Puzzle Platoon in LALT’s ‘Van Choc Straw’

on March 2, 2013 - 9:44am
From left, Stephen Fasel, Gwen Lewis and Pat Beck. Photo by Salvador Zapien/
Los Alamos Daily Post

The world premiere of the full-length version of Van Choc Straw by Marc Dunn took place Friday, March 1 at Los Alamos Little Theatre.

A shorter version of Van Choc Straw was produced as a radio play on KUNM Radio a year ago. The shorter version will be LALT’s entry in the New Mexico AACTFest March 21-24.

Van Choc Straw takes place in the basement of Althea Witlin's (Pat Beck) home.