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Cool Jazz on a Warm Night at Ashley Pond

on June 7, 2014 - 8:11am
Sax great Greg Abate was joined for the concert by three New Mexico jazz musicians: John Rangel on keyboard, drummer Pete Amahl and on bass, Andy Zadrozny. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
 
The concert
crowd grooves to Greg Abate. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
 
Greg Abate, the Prince of Beebop, blows while drummer Pete Amahl and keyboardist John Rangel back him up. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
 
Concertgoers purchase treats from a vendor. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
 
Keyboardist John Rangel is one of New Mexico's top jazz players.

Native American Artists Del Curfman and George Alexander Show Work at Cordova Branch of Del Norte Credit Union

on June 7, 2014 - 7:54am
Art by Del Curfman. Courtesy/DNCU
 
Art by George Aleander II. Courtesy/DNCU

DNCU News:

Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU) supports the local/regional art community via its North Stars Art Series, with rotating exhibits at several area DNCU branches. Its latest collaboration with The Institute of American Indian Art (IAIA) exemplifies the program’s objective—to present DNCU members with an aesthetic viewpoint while offering artists an opportunity to reach potential patrons.

Jazz Great Greg Abate Plays Ashley Pond Tonight in Summer Concert Series

on June 6, 2014 - 9:39am
Greg Abate, 'the Prince of Bebop' plays Ashley Pond tonight. Courtesy/gregabate.com

By RUSS GORDON

So, can you dig jazz? Bebop? The kind of music made famous by saxophone monsters like Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, Lester Young and Ben Webster? If you don’t really know the music of these legends, just come on out to Ashley Pond at 7 tonight and listen to a man critics call the “Prince of Bebop,” Greg Abate.

Bebop became famous in the ‘40s into the ‘50s, coming from the scat singing of folks like Dizzy Gillespie.

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AAUW Hosts Presentation by Stacia Lewandowski on History of Santa Fe Art Scene

on June 6, 2014 - 7:06am

White Rock Artist Market Begins Saturday

on June 5, 2014 - 7:03am
Artists display their wares at the 2013 White Rock Artist Market. Courtesy/LACC

CHAMBER News:

This Saturday, June 7, kicks off the start of the White Rock Artist Market’s summer season. The Artist Market is twice a month ,10 a.m. to 3 p.m., June through October outside the White Rock Visitor Center on N.M. 4.

The first market includes 10 artists and crafters from both Los Alamos and White Rock area. These artists will be selling their paintings, photography, hand crafted jewelry, natural beauty products, hand painted wood pieces, tie dye clothes, yarn works, and much more.

This Week at the Reel Deal

on June 4, 2014 - 9:18am
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Reel Deal Theater           

This week we are opening Edge of Tomorrow, with Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise. Wewill hold X-Men: Days of Future Past, Maleficent, and A Million Ways to Die in the West. Godzilla and Blended will end this Thursday.

Movie poster for 'Edge of Tomorrow' Courtesy/Reel Deal Theater

Edge of Tomorrow has been getting over the top 90 percent ratings, and Emily Blunt, one of my favorite actresses’ co-stars (or stars) in this science fiction thriller directed by Doug Limon, who also brought us The Bourne Identity, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith.

The

Little Theater Holds Reading of 'Mr. Roberts'

on June 4, 2014 - 9:06am

'USS Reluctant Anchored Off Ennui' artwork used with permission from the artist, Glenn Secrest of Secrest Fine Art, Newport, R.I. Courtesy/LALT

LALT News:

Los Alamos Little Theatre will hold a reading of the play "Mr. Roberts" by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 in the Green Room of the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St.

"Mr. Roberts" is scheduled to be performed in March as part of the LALT 2014-15 season. Anyone interested in reading from the script - or listening to the reading - is welcome to attend.

The Story:

Welcome aboard the U.S.

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Scenes from Tuesday at the Pond with Savor

on June 4, 2014 - 8:53am
The Los Alamos Creative District hosted “Tuesdays at the Pond” June 3. The first performer was Savor, a Cuban/Latin singing instrumental group with Afro-Cuban rhythms. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
 
Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
 
Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
 
Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
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Savor Plays Cuban/Latin Music at the Pond Today

on June 3, 2014 - 11:05am

CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

The Los Alamos Creative District will host “Tuesdays at the Pond” at 7 p.m., beginning June 3. The first performer will be Savor, a Cuban/Latin singing instrumental group with Afro-Cuban rhythms. Everyone is invited.

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Los Alamos Symphony Awards Four Scholarships

on June 3, 2014 - 7:32am
Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra scholarship winners, top row from left, Judy Lee, Chip Mielke, bottom row from left, Kristen Haertling, Maria McTeigue. Courtesy/LASO

LASO News:

Four Los Alamos High School seniors have been awarded scholarships from the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra.

Judy Lee and Chip Mielke each received $300 and Kristen Haertling and Maria McTeigue each received $200.

The LASO awards are presented to seniors who have demonstrated outstanding musical achievement and who plan to continue musical pursuits, regardless of what he or she does in the future. 

Mielke is a

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