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‘Hunker Down’ KRSN Radio Performance 12:30 P.M. Today

Pat Beck rehearsing the ‘HUNKER DOWN’ radio play. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

What’s the best way to spend the 4th of July, well, “Hunker Down,” of course.

“Hunker Down,” is a play written by Robert Benjamin of Los Alamos. The old school radio show performance will play at 12:30 p.m. today on KRSN AM 1490 or FM 107.1.

Feel free to turn on the radio or stream it from anywhere in the world at www.krsnam1490.com.

The 20-minute theater production, will be performed by Pat Beck and Jim Sicilian.

 Jim Sicilian rehearsing the ‘HUNKER DOWN’ radio play. Courtesy photo

“While sheltering in place, a widow


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In And Around Town: July 3, 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

‘Wildflowers’ Exhibition at Karen Wray Gallery Opens
The “Wildflowers” Exhibition runs through July 25.The Karen Wray Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 1247 Central Ave., Suite D-2, in Los Alamos. Please wear facemasks, practice social distancing, and wash your hands. For more details, call 505.660.6382 or email kewray40@comcast.net.

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NDI New Mexico Delivers Over 750 Online Dance Classes

Students stretch and practice the ‘V-sit’ for jazz class. NDI New Mexico’s Super Wonderful Summer (online) as well as the Afterschool programs delivered via Zoom keep dancers inspired and moving at home. Courtesy/NDI

Courtesy/NDI

NDI News:

Inspiring Children and Families, NDI New Mexico Delivers Over 750 Online Dance Classes.

These online classes are helping me develop into a much stronger dancer as well as teaching me more about dance each day. I thought I would thank you and let you know how amazing this online program has been, and I’m really enjoying it so far, and can’t wait for more. — Dakota,


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Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts Performs Virtually In Los Alamos Summer Concert Series 6 P.M. Friday July 3

Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts perform virtually at 6 p.m. Friday for the Summer Concert Series. Courtesy/Sancre

Virtual Summer Concert News:

The Virtual Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Presented by Toyota of Santa Fe is proud to present Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts at 6 p.m., Friday on the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Facebook Page. 

Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts formed in January 2013 and has been touring steadily through the north, mid and southwest states. The band is made up of Ryan Chrys on guitar and vocals, Susan Phelan on bass and vocals, Lauren Michaels on vocals, Jack Yoder on


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Silver Lining Emerges Despite Pandemic Canceling 75th Anniversary Season Of Los Alamos Concert Association

LACA Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin in front of the Smith Auditorium Tuesday discussing how 75th anniversary plans were sadly dashed due to the pandemic and her appreciation for community support. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark@ladailypost.com

Plans for celebrating the 75th year of the Los Alamos Concert Association (LACA) were dashed with the outbreak of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.

But out of disappointment has emerged a sense of gratitude for the generous show of support from the community.

LACA Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin


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Night With A Nerd: Virtual Bingo – Periodic Table July 9

BSMA News:

The community is invited to join a virtual bingo game 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9 that has STEM topics rather than numbers in the squares.

For the periodic table – the squares have symbols and someone calls the word. Players match to the symbols on their card. For example, if the word called is “sodium” then players look for “Na”.

Everyone is invited to play. RSVP to the event to get a link to a bingo card emailed the day of the event. 

Multiple players in the same household should register individually.To register, click here.

Winners receive a gift certificate to the Gadgets store inside


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Theater Continues In Santa Fe: Outdoors With The Crows

Upstart Crows of Santa Fe actors perform in a socially-distanced, small-audience, outdoor production of Shakespeare’s tragedy, Macbeth at 6 p.m. July 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12. Courtesy/UCSF

UCSF News:

A director’s debut, a cast disrupted by the pandemic, Zoom rehearsals to keep the play alive, a change of venue, the need to completely reblock and redesign the play, delays as they waited for restrictions to allow performance.

Despite the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune these intrepid young players have persisted and created a live theater experience worthy of this provoking tragedy


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Santa Fe Opera Celebrates 2020 Season With New Digital Performance Series Premiering July 3 Through Aug. 1

Courtesy/SFO

SFO News:

SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Opera announces Songs from the Santa Fe Opera, a digital performance series celebrating the opening nights of the five originally-scheduled operas that were to comprise the 2020 Summer Festival Season.

Susan Graham, acclaimed mezzo-soprano and Santa Fe Opera audience favorite, hosts the Opening Night of the season and a celebration of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville from the stage of the Santa Fe Opera Friday, July 3, followed by other opera luminaries in later presentations. Then, from July 11 through Aug. 1, viewers can tune in each Saturday


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Los Alamos Virtual Summer Concert Series Begins Friday!

Los Alamos Virtual Summer Concert Series News:

Friday night singer-songwriter Eryn Bent is kicking off the Los Alamos Virtual Summer Concert Series, presented by Toyota of Santa Fe.

Bent has enchanted audiences since she was 14, with her powerhouse vocals and honest, gritty songwriting. As a performer from Montana, her deep western roots shine through in her Americana, folk-style songwriting.

Bent has independently recorded, written and released three amateur albums, the first of which was privately released in 2005. Most notably, Eryn completed her first studio album in early 2014 –


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Dr. Hall Plays Tuesday At The Pond Online June 23

Creative District News:

The community is invited to the Los Alamos Creative District’s Tuesdays at the Pond performance June 23.

This Tuesday local legend Dr. Hall performing his original Blues, Americana and Folk music, including some never-before-released songs from his upcoming album “The Long Road Home”, which becomes available next week.

Catch his performance and some exclusive discount codes for local restaurants and The Bathtub Row Brewery only through the www.CreativeLosAlamos.com website and the Los Alamos Creative District Facebook page.

Check out the Dr. Hall promo here:


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