Entertainment

Culture On Tap: Celebrate Hill Stompers 20th Anniversary

The Hill Stompers lifting spirits and spreading good cheer. Courtesy/Skip Wecksung

LACDC News:

The community is invited to help celebrate the Hill Stompers’ 20th anniversary during a virtual Culture On Tap Jan. 25.

The Hill Stompers is an award-winning jazzy street band that brings energy, sparkle and fun to community events, parades, fundraisers, bars, and private parties.

The Hill Stompers celebrated its 20th birthday in December 2020.

During the Culture On Tap event, Jeff Favorite, founder and director of The Hill Stompers, will talk about the reason for forming the Hill Stompers, present


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In And Around Town: Jan. 22, 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

Check with groups that meet regularly for schedule changes.

Register by Jan 31-Seranades Feb. 5,6,7,12,13 & 14

Valentine Serenades by the Community Winds
The Los Alamos Community Winds (LACW) is offering Instrumental Valentine Serenades to the community. LACW will be offering a performance of three musical selections for $40 with the optional add-ons (for $10 each) of a beautifully wrapped


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Century Bank Joins Fun Of Backcountry Film Festival

Century Bank’s Tim Branch hands a Backcountry Film Festival sponsorship to PEEC Executive Director Katie Bruell. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Century Bank is again sponsoring the Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC) showing of the Backcountry Film Festival from the Winter Wildlands Alliance.

The screening is 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, with the streaming link live for 72 hours for ticket-holders.

And exciting news just in! Thanks to Century Bank, ticket holders will receive one free drink from the Pajarito Brewpub and Grill plus a discount code for 15 percent off their food and drink


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2021 New Mexico Music Awards Call For Entries

NMMA News:

The New Mexico Music Awards (NMMA) has announced a call for entries for the 34th annual awards program. The entry deadline is Feb. 8, 2021.

Music produced in New Mexico during the 2020 calendar year is eligible for this year’s program. An awards banquet and show is held every May to present the awards while allowing songwriters, musicians, audio engineers, producers, managers, recording studio owners and other recording industry to network with one another.

The awards program provides education and encouragement to those working within the New Mexico music industry.

Beginning


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Los Alamos Community Winds Offers Valentine Serenades

Los Alamos Community Winds offering personal serenades for your sweetheart. Courtesy image

LACW News:

The Los Alamos Community Winds (LACW) is offering Instrumental Valentine Serenades to the community.

What better way to celebrate the international day of love than to have a group of musicians perform at your doorstep?

How many of today’s readers remember from long ago the romantic gesture of a serenade to your wife, girlfriend or significant other, perhaps sung by a barbershop group or a college fraternity?

The Los Alamos Community Winds has come up with a new twist to this and will be offering


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PEEC: Test Your Knowledge At Trivia Tuesday Jan. 12

Join PEEC for its first-ever Trivia Tuesday at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 12. In this month’s virtual game, questions will focus on New Mexico fun facts, snow and winter wildlife. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Test your nature knowledge at Trivia Tuesday night with the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).

PEEC will host its first-ever trivia night at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 12 via Zoom. Challenge friends old and new at this interactive program and compete for prizes.

This month, there will be three rounds of trivia and questions will focus on New Mexico fun facts, snow and winter wildlife.

Prizes


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International Shakespeare Center Announces Release Of First History Play Podcast: King John

Courtesy/ISC

ISC News:

The International Shakespeare Center (ISC) has announced the release of its first History Play podcast: King John.

The cast for this program includes Patrick Harvey, Olivia Rose Barresi, Sam Gibbs, Jesse Van Buren, Danielle Reddic, Meg Hachmann, Rafe Terrizzi, Liam Mitchell, Bronwyn Barnwell and Julia Larsen.

This is the beginning of the creation of a complete radio library of Shakespeare’s canon and five episodes of in-depth “table work” discussions about text, character and dramaturgy for each play.

“Table work” is a precious time in the rehearsal process for


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Iconic Las Cruces New Year’s Eve Chile Drop Goes Virtual

The Chile Drop features a New Year countdown with a 19-foot long chrome chile, a tribute to the New Mexico’s world-renowned red and green chile, decorated with 400 feet of LED lighting. Courtesy photo

STATE News:

LAS CRUCES — In a normal year, thousands of visitors flock to Las Cruces for a unique New Year’s Eve celebration and tradition – the annual Chile Drop.

Like the Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball Drop, the Chile Drop features a New Year countdown with a 19-foot long chrome chile, a tribute to the New Mexico’s world-renowned red and green chile, decorated with 400 feet of programmed LED lighting.


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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival And Youth Symphony Present Free Screening Jan. 23-31, 2021

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and the Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association present the documentary R. A. W. Tuba: From Sandtown to Symphony Jan. 23-31, 2021. Courtesy photo

MUSIC News:

SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and the Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association present a free screening of the documentary R. A. W. Tuba: From Sandtown to Symphony, which will be available to screen via RawTubaSantaFe.com Jan. 23-31, 2021.

The 29-minute film was produced by Early Light Media as part of its Invisible Thread series—which focuses on “people-driven stories” and “explores human connectivity”—and


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