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Bill To Support Booming NM Film Industry Advances

on January 28, 2018 - 9:10am
Rep. Antonio Maestas
NMDP News:
SANTA FE  A bill to promote the New Mexico film industry sponsored by Rep. Antonio “Moe” Maestas (D-Bernalillo) has passed the House Labor and Economic Development Committee.
HB 113 would encourage film makers in and outside of New Mexico to film within the state by removing the cap on film credits. 
“This bill will help unlock more good-paying jobs in the film industry, and expand opportunities in an industry that is already booming.” Rep. Antonio “Moe” Maestas said.
The film industry has put New Mexico on the map and continues to bring

Da Vinci—The Genius Exhibition Opens In Two Weeks At New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

on January 28, 2018 - 8:14am

Da Vinci—The Genius exhibition. Courtesy/Grande Exhibitions


ALBUQUERQUE — Da Vinci The Genius opens at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) in Albuquerque. 

This world class exhibition from Grande Exhibitions remains on display at the Museum 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through July 29.

Da Vinci – The Genius demonstrates the full scope of Leonardo da Vinci’s remarkable genius as an inventor, artist, anatomist, sculptor, engineer, musician and architect.


Daily Postcard: Buck Spotted On Conoco Hill

on January 28, 2018 - 7:25am

Daily Postcard: Buck spotted Saturday morning on Conoco Hill near Arkansas Street. Photo by Aria Jones

PEEC And LAM Organize Moonlit Hiking Outing Jan. 30

on January 27, 2018 - 10:34am
Hike under the light of the full moon Jan. 30 with adventurer Jean Dewart. Courtesy/PEEC
PEEC News:
Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) and the Los Alamos Mountaineers (LAM) are partnering to offer a guided, moonlit hike 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, followed by an optional potluck dinner 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.
Join adventurer Jean Dewart on the local two-mile hike under the light of the full moon. Dewart is an avid Los Alamos skier, snowshoer, kayaker and hiker.

LAPS Foundation Sends LAMS Band Director Ryan Finn To World’s Largest Music Conference

on January 27, 2018 - 6:55am

LAMS Band Director Ryan Finn with his students. Courtesy/LAPS Foundation


Last fall, the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation awarded nearly $11,000 for LAPS educators to pursue professional development opportunities in their fields. One of the recipients, Los Alamos Middle School Band Director Ryan Finn, recently attended the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, which is the largest of its kind in the world.

The renowned conference hosts thousands of music educators from around the country who work together attending workshops, clinics, and other professional

Cooperation Provides Venue For ‘Carmina Burana’

on January 26, 2018 - 6:19am

For Los Alamos Choral Society

Notice to Los Alamos Choral Society (LACS) supporters:

“Carmina Burana” is moving to a new location. It will not be performed at the Duane Smith Auditorium on Feb. 10, but it will be presented on that same day, at 7 p.m., at the Los Alamos Middle School Gymnasium.

The local production of Carl Orff's massive choral and orchestral interpretation of a collection of medieval songs was scheduled to be the first production in the newly renovated Smith Auditorium.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on January 26, 2018 - 6:12am

Special Blue Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Show Sunday

on January 25, 2018 - 9:22am
Lunar eclipse. Photo by Rick Wallace
PEEC News:
At 2 p.m. Sunday at the Los Alamos Nature Center, Rick Wallace is presenting a special planetarium show about an upcoming, rare astronomical event: a Blue Supermoon Lunar Eclipse.
Join in a discussion about what causes solar and lunar eclipses with a focus on last years' solar eclipse and the upcoming total lunar eclipse visible Wednesday, Jan. 31. Learn about the mythology and folklore surrounding eclipses and science behind them. This show is organized by the Pajarito Environmental Education Education Center (PEEC).
Rick Wallace