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Submissions Sought for Los Alamos Photography Club Show

on February 15, 2014 - 9:53am
'Telluride.' Photo by Doug Coombs
'Bernardo, New Mexico.' Photo by Doug Coombs

Staff Report

The 2014 Los Alamos Photography Club (LAPC) Show opens Monday, March 3. This is an annual event sponsored by the Los Alamos Photography Club and exhibited in the Mesa Public Library Gallery.

The show begins with a reception at 5 p.m. Monday, March 3 in the Library’s Upstairs Rotunda. The public is invited to meet the photographers and enjoy refreshments provided by the participants and exhibit sponsors. The photographs will remain on exhibit through March 28 during regular Library hours


Derby Dames Fundraiser with DK and the Affordables Sunday

on February 15, 2014 - 9:45am

Documentary Examines How Craft Brewers Are Rebuilding Economy

on February 14, 2014 - 8:28am

LABC News:

A new documentary,“Crafting a Nation,” examines how American craft brewers are rebuilding the economy by creating jobs, tax revenue and instilling a renewed sense of entrepreneurship in America.

“Crafting a Nation” will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Reel Deal Theater.

The event will feature beer from Santa Fe Brewing Company, as well as a drawing for door prizes and an opportunity to meet with members of the Los Alamos Beer Cooperative’s (LABC) board of directors.

The LABC will explain their role in boosting the economy of Los Alamos and north central New Mexico

NMDT-PC Presents 'All About Love'

on February 14, 2014 - 6:58am

Dancer Nicole Graham in 'All About Love.' Photo by Brittany Felton/Designed by Holger Waschinski


Celebrate Valentine's Day at the ballet. New Mexico Dance Theater Performance Company (NMDT-PC), directed by Susan Baker-Dillingham, will present "All About Love" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, Saturday, Feb. 15 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16 at the Duane W. Smith Auditorium.

Tickets are on sale at Uli's, or 45 minutes prior to performance times, and are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, and free for children age four and under.



Public Invited to Santa Fe National Forest’s Fire and Ice Restoration Festival

on February 12, 2014 - 9:09am

SFNF News:

SANTA FE—The public is invited to celebrate the beauty of winter and the coming of spring at the annual Fire and Ice Restoration Festival. The event, hosted by Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District and the Village of Jemez Springs, is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 22 at Father Fitzgerald Park in Jemez Springs.

This free community event will feature educational booths and presentations that highlight the 210,000-acre Southwest Jemez Mountains Landscape Restoration Project. Special guests will include Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl.

Fun and unique activities are scheduled

This Week at the Reel Deal

on February 12, 2014 - 8:34am
Column by JIM O'DONNELL      
Reel Deal Theater

Friday we will be opening Robocop, and Winter’s Tale.

We will hold The Monuments Men for another week and due to its overwhelming popularity, we will probably hold The Lego Movie another couple of weeks.

I saw the dark, hilarious film, August: Osage County last night and was blown away by the performances in this film. Every actor delivers a knock-out punch, but none more so than Meryl Streep. She has been nominated again this year for Best Actress and I believe it’s all hers.

‘Taos Americaños’ Concert Feb. 15

on February 12, 2014 - 7:47am

TAOS News:

TAOS—The Taos Solar Music Festival is hosting a special musical event titled, “Taos Americaños” at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15 in the historic courthouse at Taos Plaza.

This first time concert in the Mural Room includes music by Americana music royalty, Jim Lauderdale, Ollie O’Shea on fiddle and Phil Parlapiano on squeezebox, and hosted by Taos’ own Max Gomez. Artist and longtime Solar Fest artistic director, Randy Pijoan, will also be doing "artistic endeavors" at the event.

Jim Lauderdale is a Grammy® Award winning musician and one of the most respected artists working in the

Mesa Public Library's Carol Meine Accepts Post in Jemez Springs

on February 11, 2014 - 12:00pm
Carol Meine to head up Jemez Springs Public Library. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
Los Alamos Daily Post

Carol Meine, program specialist at Mesa Public Library, will leave her job Feb. 20 to become the new director of the Jemez Springs Public Library Feb. 21.

“I’m sad to leave,” Meine said. “Library Manager Steven Thomas and Assistant Library Manager Bernadine Goldman have been wonderful to work for.”

Meine has lived in Jemez Springs since 1994. She lived in Placitas from 1980 to 1990 before leaving the state for a few years.