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Tijerina Trio Brings Unique Sound to Pajarito Brewpub Saturday

on April 9, 2013 - 10:01am
Photo by Melissa Lea

Staff report:

The Todd Tijerina Trio will showcase its fierce and unique brand of R&B and blues 7-11 p.m. at Pajarito Brewpub Saturday, April 13. Admission is $5 at the door.

The Albuquerque-based group is touring to promote its newest album, Meant To Be, which received four New Mexico Music Award nominations, winning Blues Song of the Year for Tijerina’s song “Nothin’ Like the Blues.”

“Tijerina’s technical prowess is glazed with a finesse that can mesmerize an audience into a state of spellbound awe.

Toppers Band Marches in Disneyland Parade

on April 9, 2013 - 9:48am

Los Alamos High School Toppers Band marching at Disneyland. Courtesy photo


It's Spring Break and the Los Alamos High School Toppers Band is out and about marching in the Disneyland Parade.

They also got a chance to work with one of Disney’s directors in their recording studios laying down three tracks, one of which was the classic “When You Wish Upon a Star.“

Besides their adventures at Disney, they are touring museums, movies studios, going to the beach and taking in a performance of West Side Story.

Plaque presented to the Los Alamos High School Toppers Band.

Los Alamos Actors Perform with Dixon Community Players

on April 9, 2013 - 8:22am

Los Alamos actors Jeff Favorite and Rose Corrigan with actress Cindy Valerio of Taos. Courtesy photo

DCP News:

The Dixon Community Players present Holly’s Follies 2: A Tribute to Gershwin this weekend.

It is an original production conceived and directed by Holly Haas. Featuring songs, music and dance from more than 20 Gershwin shows and movies.

The Dixon production features several Los Alamos residents including Jeff Favorite, Rose Corrigan and George Spillman.

Sheila Schiferl of Los Alamos is the music director.

The Dixon Community Players opened last weekend to great reviews and

Daniel Isle Sky Returns to Coffee House April 19

on April 8, 2013 - 5:38am

Musician Daniel Isle Sky performing Friday April 5, at the Coffee House Café, 723 Central Ave. in Los Alamos. He has been performing music since the age of 12 and released his solo album 'I’m Coming Over' in May of 2012 as an adult contemporary, up-beat, pop-rock album available on iTunes and Sky has played at venues throughout the Southwest including New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona. He is returning to the Coffee House Cafe 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 19. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Bronach Celtic Blues Tonight at Brewpub

on April 6, 2013 - 8:14am


Deadline Looms for Hastings Smith Vocal Scholarship

on April 6, 2013 - 6:14am

SDCC News:

The mailing deadline of April 8 is fast approaching for college-bound high school seniors who will graduate this spring and want to apply for a $500 scholarship awarded to students dedicated to singing. 

The Hastings Smith Memorial Vocal Scholarship is among the musical education opportunities offered by the Santa Fe-based Sangre de Cristo Chorale to enrich the lives of young people in the region.

The Chorale, now in its 35th year, awards the scholarship to two applicants per year who want to excel in singing. 

Strong candidates will demonstrate a strong past achievement and


Los Alamos Choral Society Announces Spring Schedule

on April 5, 2013 - 9:40am

Los Alamos Choral Society Director Dr. Badarak discussing a fine point with choir members during rehearsal. Photo by TK Thompson/

LACS News:

The Los Alamos Choral Society is celebrating its 70th anniversary with an active Spring schedule.

The Choral Society is directed by Dr. Mary Badarak and Cindy Little is the piano accompanist. At 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Duane Smith Auditorium, the Choral Society will join with the Los Alamos Community Winds and the Los Alamos High School Choirs in a performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.

The performance will be directed by Dr.