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Authors Speak Series Hosts Photographer and Author Don Usner

on November 16, 2013 - 6:55am

LIBRARY News:

Mesa Public Library Art Gallery presents seventy remarkable photographic portraits by Don Usner of participants in the Lannan Foundation’s Readings and Conversations literary series of the last 15 years. All the portraits are black and white and eloquently reveal the personality of each author.

The exhibition is open to the public this month, and at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 Don Usner will be guest speaker for the monthly Authors Speak event. Both an author and photographer, he will discuss his experience meeting and photographing the Lannan authors as well as his own books.

Treasures From Vault Exhibit Opens at Millicent Rogers Museum

on November 16, 2013 - 6:51am

Picture of Millicent Rogers with museum exhibits. Courtesy photo

MRM News:

The Millicent Rogers Museum, located in Taos, announces the Nov 18 opening of Treasures from the Vault. This exhibit of rarely or never-before-seen objects from the permanent collections of the museum will be open through Jan. 26, 2014. 

"We are thrilled to be able to exhibit these objects that visitors may never have seen from our collections," Museum Executive Director Peter S. Seibert said.

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Olions Present One-acts at the Blackbox

on November 15, 2013 - 7:22am
Mateo Cardiel and Megan Pimentel rehearse for the Olions one-act plays, which begin Friday at the LAHS Blackbox Theater. Courtesy photo

LAHS News:

The Los Alamos High School Olions Thespian Club will present four one-act plays in the LAHS Black Box Theater at 7 p.m., Nov. 16, 17 and 23, with 2 p.m. matinees Nov. 17 and 23.

Olions sponsor Rachel Saxton will direct "This Property is Condemned," written by Tennessee Williams. The three remaining plays are student written and directed.

Enjoy Words and Music at Opera Guild Social

on November 14, 2013 - 7:44am

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LAOG News:

Los Alamos Opera Guild (LOAG) will host a Membership Social 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 at Fuller Lodge. The Guilds of The Santa Fe Opera, Inc. supports the Educational and Community Programs of The Santa Fe Opera.

The event includes a lecture by Dr. William Derbyshire titled “Murder Most Foul…” The lecture will explore the prevalent theme of murder throughout operas, be they tragedies or comedies. Derbyshire holds a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in Russian and Slavic linguistics.

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Atomic City Children’s Theater Holds Auditions for Disney Aladdin, Jr.

on November 13, 2013 - 9:33am

Courtesy/ACCT

ACCT News:

Atomic City Children’s Theater (ACCT), the Los Alamos Public Schools’ award winning after-school theater program, is excited to announce auditions for their Mid-School production of Disney Aladdin, Jr., a two-act musical play based on the full-length movie of the same name.

Auditions will be held in the Mountain Elementary gym 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. The auditions are open to any 7th or 8th grade students in the Los Alamos area. Registration begins at noon.

ACCT also offers students the chance to explore other areas of technical theater, such as working lights

Los Alamos Music Teachers Present Musicale Sunday

on November 13, 2013 - 6:21am

LAMT News:

The Los Alamos Music Teachers will present their students in a musicale at UNM-LA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. The concert is free and open to the public and students will perform vocal, piano and violin selections.

The students who will be performing are Jon Doorn, Pippa Fung, Betty Kang, Sonya Svyatskaya, Michelle Yang, Ethan Vincent, Marin Kelly, Jerry Li, Injie Mourad, Katherine Shurikhin, Kristin Fassbender, Jeanine Fassbender, Yunseo Kim, Evelyn Wohlbier, Samuel Wang, Joseph Dale, Lucas Yeager, William Dale and Michael Keeler.

The students are from the studios of Aejin

LALT's 8x10: Short, Sweet ... So Good

on November 9, 2013 - 10:07am
Frances (Jody Shepard) and Charlie (Brent Nye) in 'Shadows.' Photo by Larry Gibbons
 
Veronica (Gwen Lewis) and Joe (Larry Gibbons) in 'Kubler-Ross Comes to Dinner.' Courtesy photo.
 
Review by BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

One act plays are a lot like speed dating, the subject of the first of the eight one acts in 8x10: The Fourth Dimension. With only 10 minutes to make an impression, the playwright has to pack a lot of punch into a brief period. The actors have to engage you at once. It makes for an interesting and intense night at the theatre.

The eight dramas on stage

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