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‘The Disappearing Art Show:' Check it Out Before it's Gone

on August 18, 2013 - 7:37am
'Cooke's Peak' by Benjamin Harry. Courtesy photo

LIBRARY News:

Los Alamos County Library presents “The Disappearing Art Show,” featuring more than 175 framed prints, paintings and photographs, all free to borrow from your library. The show will be on display Aug. 30 to Sept. 25, or until there is no art left. Visit the Mesa Public Library Art Gallery on the second floor to see the show.

'Cholla and Saguaro' by Gustave Baumann. Courtesy photo

 Los Alamos County Library System has collections in many different formats: magazines, large print books, foreign language books and newspapers,

Bring on the Clowns: ‘Trickster’ Exhibit Opening Tonight

on August 16, 2013 - 12:44pm

Tricksters cavort in the new show at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

'Madame Belle Reveals All' by Los Alamos artist Wendy Dunn and her father, Frank Miller of Spring Lake, Mich. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

 

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Tricksters come in all shapes and sizes and exist in every culture. A trickster is a prankster, a wise fool, a crafty schemer and often the butt of his own joke.

A trickster disrupts the social norms and sets the world spinning in a new direction.

The latest show at Fuller Lodge Art Center

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Singer-Songwriter Lisa Morales Plays the Pond Friday

on August 15, 2013 - 7:33am

Lisa Morales on the cover of her album, 'Beautiful Mistake.' Courtesy photo

By RUSS GORDON

The Los Alamos Summer Concert Series continues at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 at Ashley Pond with the wonderful singer-songwriter and rocker, Lisa Morales and her new band. Morales sings rock and blues, honkytonk and, by request, some of her traditional Mexican-Arizona music.

Morales has played here a number of times with her sister Roberta and their band, Sisters Morales. They have presented some of the best concerts the Series has had in its 24 years.

Live Music Under the Stars at Opera on the Rocks

on August 15, 2013 - 7:00am

Opera on the Rocks in 2012 at Bandelier National Monument. Courtesy/LAOG

LAOG News:

Enjoy an exciting night of opera at Bandelier National Monument during the second annual Opera on the Rocks event, Saturday Sept. 21.

Opera Alta will perform Amahl and the Night Visitors at 6:15 p.m. at the Juniper Campground Amphitheater. This opera was originally created by the composer Gian Carlo Menotti for NBC making it the first opera written entirely for television. The event is an opportunity for those not familiar with opera, as well as for opera enthusiasts to enjoy listening in a special venue.   

Riding Wooden Horses at Saturday's Art Show

on August 13, 2013 - 7:43am

This children couldn't resist taking a ride on the wooden horses created by Taos artist Juan Rivera during Saturday's Art and Crafts show at Fuller Lodge ... and of course their parents ended up buying them. Photo by Sandra Quintana

Rodeo royalty having fun from left, Princess Maria Gibson, Queen Rachel Larson and Sweetheart Maria Macginnes. Photo by Sandra Quintana

 

Pink Clouds Float Above Walnut Street

on August 13, 2013 - 6:55am

Colorfully illuminated clouds float above Walnut Street Monday. Photo by Bob Beberniss

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