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Inside Arts Features Musician And Engineer Tony Tomei

Musician and engineer Tony Tomei will be featured on Inside Arts, which airs on Sunday PAC 8. Courtesy photo

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The Los Alamos Museum of Art continues its series, Inside Arts, with an interview of local engineer and musician, Tony Tomei, airing 8:30 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m. Tuesday and 8 p.m. Thursday on PAC 8.

Tomei and accordions go way back. As a mechanical engineering student at New Mexico Tech., Tomei became interested in international folk dancing. That’s when he realized that much of the music was played on accordions and resolved to learn to play the instrument. He embarked on parallel


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Dogs Lifting Spirits Around Los Alamos: Meet Freddie

Freddie, 10, is a Havanese who dreams of lifting spirits around Los Alamos. He is a member of the Rick and Liddie Martinez family. Courtesy photo

 

Freddie is studying this little guy’s moves so he can really lift spirits around Los Alamos. Courtesy video


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Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Covid-19 Update Video

Summer Concert Series News:

The 2020 Los Alamos Summer Concert Series presented by Toyota of Santa Fe is monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic and following the recommendations of county, state and federal authorities as they pertain to large gatherings. 

At this time there are no directives to postpone or cancel any of the 2020 Los Alamos Summer Concert Series dates, which are still two months away. The concerts will take place each Friday May 22 through Aug 28. 

Sancre Productions has produced


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Los Alamos Family In Quarantine Gets Birthday Surprise

The Los Alamos family seated on the stairs today is in two-week quarantine because they were out of state when all of the social distancing guidelines took affect in New Mexico. Today is their son’s 8th birthday and to help him celebrate, Hill Stomper Ringleader Jeff Favorite is putting on a juggling and fire breathing show. Such a wonderful act to celebrate an otherwise very isolated little birthday boy. Photo by Maggie Moore


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Inside Arts Series Features Ruth Williamson

Ruth Williamson

COMMUNITY News:

Ruth Williamson will be featured in the Inside Arts series of The Los Alamos Museum of Art airing on PAC 8 at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Mach 29, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 and 8 p.m. Thursday, April 2.

Williamson almost always wears a smile. Her effervescence makes people want to hang around.  She said music is one of her outstanding assets and sharing music is her driving force. Passing her house people might hear a few bars from Beethoven’s “Sonata Pathetique,” one of her favorite pieces to play.

An accomplished pianist, Williamson has taught music, accompanied choirs


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Scenes From Appreciation Parade For Local Grocery Workers

Los Alamos neighbors Jennifer Neil and Barbara Barber gather a group together to participate in a parade this morning to thank grocery store workers at Smith’s Marketplace, Los Alamos Co+Op Market and Smith’s in White Rock. ‘For social distancing we made it a car parade,’ Neil told the Los Alamos Daily Post. ‘We really want to thank these workers who are keeping things going for all of us … and we encourage people to buy gift cards for them’ Neil is a counselor at Los Alamos Middle School and Barber is a retired special needs teacher. Neil said they really appreciate the Los Alamos Hillstompers


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Inside Art Series: Los Alamos Photographer Ken Hanson

Los Alamos photographer Ken Hanson in 2009 in Alaska. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The Inside Arts series of the Los Alamos Museum of Art will feature local photographer Ken Hanson in an interview that airs 8:30 p.m. today, 4 p.m. Tuesday and 8 p.m. Thursday on PAC 8.

Hanson is one of those talented Los Alamos National Laboratory physicists who also is a talented artist. Upon retiring from a career in image analysis, Hanson began a second career in image analysis of a different kind: photography. He expanded what had been an ongoing hobby into more of a full-time pursuit.

Hanson said he upgraded


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In And Around Town: March 31, 2020

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com.

CALL ORGANIZATION OR VENUE TO SEE IF EVENTS ARE TAKING PLACE

We are receiving many notices of event cancellations due to the New Mexico State of Emergency because of  COVID-19 virus. The calendar will be updated as we receive notifications.

TUESDAY March 31

PAC 8: Inside Arts

Ruth Williamson will be featured in the Inside Arts series of The Los Alamos Museum of Art airing on PAC 8 at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday,


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PAC 8 Annual Online Auction Fundraiser Underway

PAC 8 auction items include jewelry from Bennett’s Fine Jewelry and Gifts. Courtesy/PAC 8

PAC 8 auction items include internships for students. Courtesy/PAC 8

PAC 8 News:

PAC 8, a non-profit organization and community media center is holding its annual online auction fundraiser.

The money raised by this auction will go to scholarships for students, PAC 8 Internships and other worthy programs.

President’s Challenge

PAC 8 Board of Directors President Dave Schiferl will match each dollar donated to PAC 8 with one of his own, up to $500. Your donations totaling $500 will give $1000 to PAC


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New Mexico Film Office Update On COVID-19 Response

NMFO News:

SANTA FE — The New Mexico State Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) has announced support for workers who have lost their jobs, or suffered a reduction in salary, due to the COVID-19 virus.

This support covers eligible entertainment industry workers in New Mexico. 

Last week Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham declared New Mexico a public health emergency in order to help reduce and better track the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Studios and production companies nationwide, including Netflix and NBCUniversal (NBCU), our New Mexico Film Partners, have paused the production of


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