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Photography & Films Coming to Local Libraries

on July 1, 2012 - 3:41pm
LOS ALAMOS PUBLIC LIBRARIES News:
Celebrate America's National Parks and get into the 4th of July spirit with the opening reception of Enchanted Parks: A Photographic Tale of Life in Our National Parks, by local photographer Leslie Bucklin.
 
A gallery walk-through with the artist is included in the reception set for 5-7 p.m., Tuesday July 3 at Mesa Public Library. The show runs through Aug. 6.   
 
"Enchanted Parks” is a 100-plus piece photography show featuring the Los Alamos Historic District, Bandelier National Monument, and the Valles Caldera National Preserve, as well as several
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Prophet Headlines County's Pajarito Mountain Concert

on June 30, 2012 - 9:45am

Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express played at Pajarito Mountain Friday night as part of Gordons Summer Concert Series sponsored by Los Alamos County. Friday's concert was "KTAOS Night." Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Guitarist James DePrato of Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express. Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express played at Pajarito Mountain as part of the Gordon Summer Concert Series. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express in concert Friday at Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Bassist Kevin White of Chuck

Ryan Finn Jazz Quartet Fills Fuller Lodge

on June 30, 2012 - 9:19am

Fuller Lodge was jammed Friday night with concert goers eager to hear the Ryan Finn Jazz Quartet. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Marlene Hamilton introduces the Ryan Finn Jazz Quartet. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

The Ryan Finn Jazz Quartet played a mixture of New Orleans Jazz, Caribbean, and Brazilian music at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

 

Crowd Packs Opening Night at Fuller Lodge Art Center

on June 30, 2012 - 9:04am

TK Thompson, left, chats with patrons during Friday night's opening of his photography exhibit, "Faces of Jazz" in the Portal Gallery at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Director Ken Nebel of Fuller Lodge Art Center discusses an exhibit at Friday night's opening of "Rhapsody in Blue." Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Patrick Brenner, dressed in a civil war uniform stands next to a photo of himself titled "Blue Captain, Battle of Valverde, 2011." Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

 
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Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview - June 28, 2012

on June 29, 2012 - 8:07am

Editor's Note: The Kiwanis fireworks display has been cancelled due to dangerous fire conditions in Los Alamos County. The 4th of July celebration at Overlook Park in White Rock will go on as planned, sans the fireworks, but all the other great activities will go on as schedule ... so don't miss the great fun at Overlook Park on the 4th.

 

Carol A. Clark and Greg Kendall of the Los Alamos Daily Post co-host the weekly calendar program, Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview, which details events scheduled for Los Alamos, White Rock and beyond.

The program is sponsored by www.fyila.com.

 

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Friday Night Features Art and Music

on June 29, 2012 - 7:38am

“Rhapsody in Blue” is the newest show at the Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

By Kirsten Laskey

It’s a commonly asked question – what is there to do in Los Alamos? As it turns out – lots.

Friday, artistic endeavors will burst at the seams. It begins with the opening reception of “Rhapsody in Blue,” the newest show at the Fuller Lodge Art Center.

The reception is 5-7 p.m. and the show runs through Aug. 4.

About 40 artists, including one participant from Canada, have revealed their interpretations of this theme.

In addition, local photographer TK

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Bestsellers at Otowi Station: Week of June 17-23

on June 28, 2012 - 9:12pm
Otowi Station Bookstore News:
 
Best sellers for the week of June 17-23:
  1. Wonder, R. J. Palacio
  2. The Housekeeper and the Professor, Yoko Ogawa
  3. They Say I Say: the Moves That Matter in Academic Writing, Gerald Graff
  4. The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls
  5. The Green Glass Sea, Ellen Klages
  6. Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Marc A. Meyers
  7. Los Alamos Trails, Craig Martin*
  8. Fifty Shades Freed, E. L. James
  9. Founding Brothers: the Revolutionary Generation, Joseph J. Ellis
  10. Rand McNally Road Atlas, Rand McNally
*local or regional author

TK Thompson Explores 'The Faces of Jazz'

on June 28, 2012 - 12:54am

By Bonnie J. Gordon

TK Thompson has been interested in both jazz music and photography since his early teens.

His current exhibit of black and white photographs of jazz musicians plying their trade is titled “Faces of Jazz.”

The exhibit is on display in the Portal Gallery of The Art Center at Fuller Lodge.

The show continues through Aug. 4. An opening reception for “Faces of Jazz” and “Rhapsody in Blue,” the current show in the main gallery, will take place 5-7 p.m., Friday June 29.

“I noticed at an early age that sometimes musicians solo with closed eyes,” Thompson said.

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Longmire Television Series Filming This Week in Los Alamos and at the Ski Hill

on June 27, 2012 - 7:12pm

COUNTY News:

This week, Los Alamos residents will see those familiar yellow and black signs guiding film talent and production crews through town to base camps and film sites within the County.

These signs will post the letters “LM”—for Longmire, The hour-long drama series from Warner Horizon Television, which began filming in March of this year in Santa Fe, Las Vegas and the surrounding areas.

Filming is scheduled to begin tomorrow through Thursday at private homes in Los Alamos and at the Ski Hill.

Longmire stars Robert Taylor (The Matrix), Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica), Lou

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