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Open House Features Locally Made Gifts

on November 23, 2013 - 7:18am

Classical Music World: The Special Joys of Live Performance

on November 22, 2013 - 6:53am
Want to see a great live performance? Cellist Joshua Roman will be in concert in Los Alamos Jan. 24. Photo by Tina Su
Classical Music World: The Special Joys of Live Performance

I don’t listen to recorded music very often. That probably comes as a surprise to people who know that I’m the artistic director of the Los Alamos Concert Association (LACA).

I certainly listen to CDs as part of my work with LACA. I do listen to the radio and sometimes to a CD in the car, but I hardly ever put on a CD at home just for, I guess, fun.

This is, in part, because I can’t

Scenes from LAHS Olians Student-Directed One-Acts

on November 22, 2013 - 6:47am
Mateo Cardiel and Rose Vigil in 'This Property is Condemned.' Photo courtesy of
Charlotte Berg and Megan Pimentel in 'Chemistry.' Photo courtesy of

Winterfest 2013 Celebrates the Season

on November 22, 2013 - 6:43am
Light Parade 2012. Photo by Salvador Zapien/
Staff Report
One of the 20 “Best Small Towns to Visit” (Smithsonian Magazine, May 2013), Los Alamos is also one of the best places in New Mexico to bring the holiday season to light with a number of festive events beginning a week before Thanksgiving, on Nov. 22, with the Affordable Art Sale.

The Affordable Art Sale at the Fuller Lodge Art Center takes place Nov. 22–Jan. 4. This is a great opportunity to start holiday shopping, with art created by local and regional artists and affordably priced at $250 and under. Call

Linda Lomahaftewa Exhibit Opens at Than Povi

on November 22, 2013 - 6:27am
Ancestral Bird # 6, monotype, Chine Colle, mixed media by Linda Lomahaftewa. Courtesy photo

ARTS News:

Than Povi Fine Art Gallery will inaugurate today a new series of one-person exhibitions of historical and contemporary importance. The inaugural exhibition features monotypes by artist and teacher, Linda Lomahaftewa.The exhibition will be on view through Jan. 10. 

A reception for the artist is 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. This event is fre and is open to the public.

Holiday Events in Taos

on November 22, 2013 - 5:42am

Staff Report

TAOS—Many people are opting to reduce stress associated with the holidays and spend them at a new destination such as Taos, New Mexico especially with the Town’s unique “Yuletide in Taos” events taking place Nov. 29–Dec. 31.

Taos was named one of Yahoo’s! top five “Best Destinations for Your Christmas Vacation” in the U.S. (November 2013) and one of Travel and Leisure’s top picks for “Best Places to Spend Christmas” (October 2013).

Beginning Nov. 23, shoppers can start their holiday shopping while saving on sales tax with tax free shopping at participating downtown stores. Tax