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Community Members Crowd into Skiesta Event

Members of  the Los Alamos Beer Coop enjoy their favorite beverage at Skiesta on Saturday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
Beer vendors dispense their wares at Skiesta. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Skiesta crowd enjoys an unseasonably warm day on the ski hill Saturday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

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Five Local Bands Play Wedding Expo

Andy Z out-frout with the Andy Zandrozny Jazz Ensemble. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

The Los Alamos Big Band at the Expo. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

By MANDY MARKSTEINER

The Los Alamos Big Band, Jeff Seay and the Pickup Artists, The Craig Martin Experience, The Andy Zandrozny Jazz Ensemble and Richard Hannemann performed in the Tewa Grand Ballroom at the Northern New Mexico Wedding Expo at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino Feb. 23.

The Wedding Expo was organized so that brides can plan every part of their wedding, including music. The bands set the mood for the event and the


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Join the Puzzle Platoon in LALT’s ‘Van Choc Straw’

From left, Stephen Fasel, Gwen Lewis and Pat Beck. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
 
Review by BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The world premiere of the full-length version of Van Choc Straw by Marc Dunn took place Friday, March 1 at Los Alamos Little Theatre.

A shorter version of Van Choc Straw was produced as a radio play on KUNM Radio a year ago. The shorter version will be LALT’s entry in the New Mexico AACTFest March 21-24.

Van Choc Straw takes place in the basement of Althea Witlin’s (Pat Beck) home. Because of her age, Althea is being forced to sell her home and


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‘Never Cry Wolf’ with Anthropologist Paula Sabloff March 13

Anthropologist Paula Sablouff. Courtesy/SFI

SFI News:

The popular Science On Screen series at the Center for Contemporary Arts, 1050 Old Pecos Trail in Santa Fe, continues at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, with anthropologist  Paula Sabloff’s take on Never Cry Wolf.

Dropped alone into the Arctic Circle to study the hunting patterns of wolves, a biologist discovers the deeper mysteries of the wild.

Sabloff, a Santa Fe Institute (SFI) professor and anthropologist, brings a natural science perspective, gleaned from years of field work, to Carroll Ballard’s 1983 Oscar-nominated


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David Mills as Langston Hughes a Dramatic Treat

David Mills performing as Langston Hughes. Courtesy photo

By JANE LIN

Los Alamos is in for a dramatic treat when actor/writer David Mills performs an excerpt from his show, “Dreamweaver: The Works of Langston Hughes” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 4 at UNM-LA in the Student Center Lecture Hall (Bldg. 2.)

The event is free and open to the public. The event is funded by the Jim Sagel Memorial Lecture Series Fund, established in honour of the writer Jim Sagel who taught creative writing at UNM-LA for many years.

I experienced the full show when David Mills performed it at The Lensic in Santa Fe on


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Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: Feb. 28

This week’s preview sponsored by www.fyila.com

Author Speak Series features Slim Randles 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at Mesa Public Library
Slim Randles is a veteran newspaperman and outdoorsman, and was a registered outfitter and guide until someone made the mountains steeper. Both his novels and non-fiction books are based on rural living, and he has also been an award-winning columnist for the largest daily newspapers in Alaska and New Mexico.

First Friday Forts 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, March 1
Come to PEEC and get building! On the first Friday of every month, join other kids who like building


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Open Mic at De Colores Kicks Off Friday

Jonathan Dowell with his dulcimer. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

Blues & Brews Open Mic Night at De Colores kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, March 1.

Your host is Jonathan Dowell and his Magic Mountain Dulcimer.

All the regulars will be there and new musicians are always welcome to jam. Everyone is invited to join the fun and hear the music.

De Colores Restaurant is located at the entrance to Los Alamos on the Main Hill Road.

For more information, call De Colores at (505) 662-6855.


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ACCT’s ‘The Little Mermaid, Jr.’ Raised Nearly $1,000 for Student Actors

Chef Louis (Nic Gonzales) and his helpers prepare to cook Sebastian (Daniel Sarrao.) Courtesy photo

Sebastian (Daniel Sarrao) left, Ariel ( Kim McKinley) and Flounder (Jordan Bailey) contemplate ‘human stuff.’ Courtesy photo
 
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Atomic City Children’s Theater and Los Alamos Public Schools’ Middle Schoolers presented “Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr.” last  weekend.

The students had been working on this play since before Christmas. Many current 8th grade students have been participating in ACCT since 5th grade, so


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