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Last Chance to See 'Nana's Naughty Knickers'

on January 10, 2014 - 5:49am

Brews + Bands Presents Kitty Jo Creek Band at Ski Hill

on January 10, 2014 - 5:42am

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TOTH: Need a New Year’s Resolution?

on January 9, 2014 - 7:14am
Members of the TOTH Generations Band from left, Lisa-Jo Dunham, Lisa Rothrock, and Jennifer Griffin. Photo by TK Thompson
 
Need a New Year’s Resolution?
By LISA ROTHROCK

Looking for a different way to start the new year? Maybe you made that New Year’s resolution to start going to church again—but which church? Which service? How do you dress? What can you expect?

Try starting Jan.

Classical Music World: Finding LACA Concert Artists

on January 8, 2014 - 9:24am
Cellist Joahua Roman will perform in Los Alamos Jan. 24. Photo by Tina Su.
 
Classical Music World: Finding LACA Concert Artists
By ANN McLaughlin

There are two questions I’m often asked as artistic director of the Los Alamos Concert Association (LACA). How do you find the artists that appear on LACA’s concert series and how do you entice them to come to this little dot on the map? 

The answers are pretty simple. They find us and we pay them.

Of course it is a little more complicated than that, but those short answers are for real.

This Week at the Reel Deal

on January 8, 2014 - 8:29am
Column by JIM O'DONNELL
Reel Deal Theater

This Friday, we will be opening The Wolf of Wall St. and Her.

Her, stars Joaquin Phoenix, whose character falls in love with his computer’s highly advanced operating system played by Scarlett Johansson.

This film, written and directed by Spike Jonze, is clearly pushing the envelope in this original adult comedy. Phoenix has been nominated again this year for the upcoming Golden Globes Awards and is on the short list for an Academy nomination.

He won the Globes in 2005 for his brilliant performance as Johnny Cash in Walk the Line. I look forward

LASO Seeks Conductor

on January 7, 2014 - 7:51am

LASO News:

The Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra (LASO) is seeking a permanent conductor. LASO is soliciting letters of interest and résumés from interested parties by Jan. 20. Qualified applicants will be called to arrange for an interview sometime in February. Three persons will be selected to audition with the orchestra by conducting one complete concert cycle in the 2014-2015 Season.

LASO dates back to 1948 and is a typical community orchestra, comprised of volunteers from the community, who play at a wide spread of ability and experience.

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'Painting, Drawing & Pottery' Shows This Month at Library Gallery

on January 6, 2014 - 9:17am
Painting by Mi Ra Won. Courtesy/Mesa Public Library Art Gallery
 
Raku pottery by Mei Li Shih Milonni. Courtesy/Mesa Public Library Art Gallery
 
By CAROL MEINE
Mesa Public Library

“Painting, Drawing & Pottery,” an exhibit by three artists: Mi Ra Won, Christine Haein Chung and Mei Li Shih Milonni, will be shown at Mesa Public Library Art Gallery Jan 6-25. The Gallery is open during regular library hours.

“I have wanted to be an artist since I was five years old. My dream never changed,” Won said.

Others will see the results of that dream as the artist, born in Seoul, South Korea,

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Jazz Up 2014 With Craig Martin Experience

on January 6, 2014 - 8:50am
Craig Martin Experience. Courtesy/CME

Staff Report

A new year of jazz kicks off at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan.11 at the Blue Window Bistro with Jazz Night featuring Los Alamos’ own Craig Martin Experience. The band performs 7-10 p.m., tickets are $10 and dinner reservations are required. Call 505.662.6305 for reservations.

“We’re bringing plenty of new tunes to our fifth appearance at the Blue Window,” band leader Craig Martin said. "The jazz repertoire offers an endless supply of new songs or arrangements that we just have to play."

The variety of jazz will be featured in two sets.

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Auditions for Disney 101 Dalmations KIDS Jan. 11

on January 5, 2014 - 7:17am

ACCT News:

The Atomic City Children’s Theater (ACCT) announces auditions for ACCT II Disney 101 Dalmations KIDS. ACCT II auditions are open to 3rd and 4th grade students from Los Alamos and White Rock. Registration begins at 1  p.m. and auditions begin at 2 p.m. in the Pinon Elementary School Gym Saturday, Jan. 11.

All 3rd and 4thgrade students who audition for 101 Dalmations are welcome to participate if they can commit to the nine-week rehearsal schedule 4-6 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Rehearsals begin Jan.

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