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Change Of Seasons: Flower Baskets Coming Down

on October 15, 2019 - 3:42pm
Workers from Los Alamos Landscaping take down the flower baskets Monday that graced the town throughout the summer, including these on Central Avenue, signaling the change of seasons. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

‘News Of The World’ Filming In New Mexico

on October 15, 2019 - 9:58am
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE News of the World, a post-Civil War adventure saga produced by Universal Pictures, has begun principal photography in and around Santa Fe, State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced Monday.
 
The production will continue in the state through November and employ more than 200 New Mexico crew members and 25 New Mexico actors.
 
“Our state film industry continues to draw sizable A-list productions, and that’s incredibly good news for our economy and workers,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said.

Daily Postcard: Tall Symbol Of Fall Spotted On Bryce

on October 15, 2019 - 7:53am

Daily Postcard: The sunny days and cool nights of fall have colored the leaves on this tall tree growing in a yard on Bryce Avenue near Rover Boulevard in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Teatro Paraguas: Divining Bernhardt By Bridget Kelly

on October 14, 2019 - 12:23pm
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Divining Bernhardt, A One-Woman Comedy Written and Performed by Bridget Kelly at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie, Santa Fe.
 
Divining Bernhardt is a live one-woman comedy that explores the power of connection and inter-generational mentorship through the multimedia languages of today. The biographical clock is ticking for wallflower scholar, Phoebe Wainwright, who is desperate to complete her life’s work based on troubled and charismatic 19th Century stage diva Sarah Bernhardt.

Puss In Boots Or El Gato con Botas In November

on October 14, 2019 - 9:49am

Daily Postcard: Hiking Acid Canyon Loop

on October 14, 2019 - 7:59am

Daily Postcard: A hiker rubs off a Trail Marker for the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau program Monday along Acid Canyon Loop. To learn all about the trails to hike inside the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau program underway at the Los Alamos Nature Center, click here. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

More Arts And Culture As Fuller Lodge Art Center Opens Point Of View And Secret City In Unseen Light Exhibits

on October 13, 2019 - 12:13pm

The ninth opening of the Point of View exhibit opened Saturday evening at the Fuller Lodge Art Center and features 58 works selected from nearly 100 submissions and carefully selected by a panel of jurors. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

In conjunction to Point of View, Justin Ramsey opened his solo exhibit The Secret City in an Unseen Light in the Portal Gallery Saturday evening at Fuller Lodge Art Center.

More Scenes From 2019 Evening Of Arts And Culture

on October 13, 2019 - 11:14am
Evening of Arts and Culture drew hundreds to 11 Los Alamos venues where more than 23 individuals and groups waited to to entertain them Friday night. The Clay Club held a sale and fundraiser in the pottery studio at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
These perky pets were one of the items for sale at the pottery studio. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Some preferred the tasty treats to other items on sale. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Actors Eric Bjorklund and Amelia Dolejsi discuss wrinkles, homework and wisdom in a scene

Scenes From 2019 Evening Of Arts And Culture

on October 13, 2019 - 10:13am

Members of the Los Alamos Jazz Project perform Friday night at the Los Alamos Nature Center. The performance was part of the Evening of Arts and Culture, which is spearheaded by the Los Alamos Arts Council. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

The Los Alamos Jazz Project wows the crowd in the Los Alamos Nature Center's planetarium. The audience packed the house to hear the young musicians, which includes elementary, middle and high school students. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Jazz Project musicians perform Friday night. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

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Celebration: New Pajarito Room Wreath At Fuller Lodge

on October 13, 2019 - 10:08am
The Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge now sports a brand new wreath. The former wreath was eaten by mice. This time, the creators decided to nix Indian corn in favor of pine cones. Community folks, including members of the Summit Garden Club and the Los Alamos Garden Club, along with representatives from Los Alamos County and the Historic Preservation Advisory Board gathered Friday afternoon to celebrate the unveiling of the new wreath at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladaily post.com
 
The crowd listens to opening remarks by County Council Liasion to the Historic Preservation

Fort Union Artist-In-Residence Gives Painting Demo

on October 13, 2019 - 9:59am
NPS News:
 
WATROUS Fort Union Artist in Residence Melissa Weinman will give a painting demonstration at the national monument at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.
 
A member of Oil Painters of America, Melissa enjoys painting near mountains and rivers and their dramatic majesty. "I'm attracted to all subjects that are translucent and changing, therefore I'm drawn to paint fruit and flowers, water and clouds, and the figure. I aim to capture my subjects through a palpable sense of atmosphere, masterful drawing, and luscious paint handling," Melissa says.
 
Visitors interested in joining

SFO Reports State Of The Opera 2019 Season

on October 13, 2019 - 8:54am
 The back deck of the Crosby Theatre at the Santa Fe Opera. Photo by Paul Horpedahl
 
SFO News:
 
Running from June 28 to Aug. 24, the 2019 Season presented five operas in 36 performances, a special Santa Fe Opera debut concert by celebrated American soprano Renée Fleming with the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra led by Music Director Harry Bicket and two Apprentice Scenes performances.
 
The 63rd Season, the first led by General Director Robert K.

New Mexico And Arizona Bishops Gather In Tucson

on October 13, 2019 - 8:26am

Scene of the grounds at the Redemptorist Renewal Center in Tucson, Ariz., where Catholic Bishops from New Mexico and Arizona gathered Thursday afternoon for a meeting. Founded in 1963 for meetings and spiritual retreats, the Redemptorist Renewal Center is situated in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains and Sonoran Desert. Photo by Fr. Glenn Jones

‘Firstness’ Filming In New Mexico

on October 13, 2019 - 8:24am
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE New Mexico State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced that the independent feature “Firstness”, produced by Firstness LLC, has begun principal photography through mid-October in Carrizozo, Tularosa, Capitan, Ruidoso and Alamogordo.  
 
The production will employ five New Mexico crew members, one New Mexico actor, and two New Mexico background actors.
 
The film is one of the first to take advantage of new tax film tax credit in New Mexico that provides an extra 5 percent incentive for productions in areas outside the Albuquerque-Santa Fe Corridor, said

Daily Postcard: Cirrus Fibratus Clouds Spotted Saturday

on October 13, 2019 - 8:13am

Daily Postcard: Cirrus fibratus clouds are spotted wisping across the sky Saturday morning on the way down the hill from Los Alamos, near Pojoaque High School. Cirrus clouds often produce hair-like filaments—similar to the virga produced in liquid–water clouds—called fall streaks, and are made of heavier ice crystals that fall from the cloud. The sizes and shapes of fall streaks are determined by the wind shear. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Cirrus fibratus clouds spotted in the sky Saturday morning on the way down the hill from Los Alamos. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Daily Postcard: Shadows On Graduation Canyon Trail

on October 12, 2019 - 6:43am

Daily Postcard: Shadows on the rocks along Graduation Canyon Trail. To learn all about the trails to hike inside the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau program underway at the Los Alamos Nature Center, click here. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Rotary Club Features Local Author Phil Rink

on October 11, 2019 - 7:43am

Local writer Phil Rink, who pens the 'Jimi and Isaac' book series, discusses writing young adult books and the publishing business with the Rotary Club of Los Alamos Tuesday afternoon at Cottonwood on the Greens. Rink said his goal is to write books that connect to his readers' lives and help improve their lives. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Running Along Acid Canyon Trail

on October 11, 2019 - 7:06am

Daily Postcard: A runner out with his dogs Monday along Acid Canyon Trail. To learn all about the trails to hike inside the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau program underway at the Los Alamos Nature Center, click here. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Evening Of Arts & Culture Special Section Now Online

on October 10, 2019 - 1:46pm

Click the picture to read the Evening of Arts & Culture Special Section.

SFCC Announces Fall Readings In November

on October 10, 2019 - 1:29pm
SFCC News:
 
SFCC Student Services, Creative Writing Program and the SFCC Library present Fall 2019 Readings in the Library.
 
Faculty and students read their work Nov. 7, 11 and 20.
 
The public is invited to the free events. Refreshments will be served. Note: The Nov. 21 reading features SFCC faculty and staff members reading their work. 
 
Schedule of SFCC Fall Readings in the Library:
  • (11:30 a.m. -12:45 p.m.) Thursday, Nov. 7 - Poetry with Shuli Lamden and class;
  • (1-2:30 p.m.) Monday, Nov. 11 - Creative Non-Fiction with Kate McCahill and class;
  • (6-7 p.m.) Wednesday, Nov.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At The Nature Center

on October 10, 2019 - 7:39am

On the job in Los Alamos Monday at the Los Alamos Nature Center are Christine Cloyd, left, who has volunteered with the organization for more than four years and Rachel Landman who has served at marketing manager for more than a year. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

By RACHEL LANDMAN
PEEC Marketing Manager

Started April 23, 2016, the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau is a fun program to get families outside, exploring our beautiful trails together.

Los Alamos County, Bandelier, and the Valles Caldera have so many great trails, and now, thanks to

Daily Postcard: Fall Comes To Acid Canyon Trail

on October 10, 2019 - 6:47am

Daily Postcard: Leaves are turning fall colors Monday along the Acid Canyon Trail. To learn all about the trails to hike inside the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau program underway at the Los Alamos Nature Center, click here. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

UNM-LA Hosts Annual Regional Piano Competition Saturday And Winners Recital Sunday Oct. 12-13

on October 9, 2019 - 2:25pm

Four of the prize winners with judges in 2018, from left, Astrid Groth, Betty Kang, Philippa Fung, Yeanwoo Park and Kirsten Ditlow. Courtesy photo

UNM-LA News:

The UNM-LA campus will once again host the annual regional piano competition of the Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico (PMTNM) 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, where 26 contestants ranging in age from seven-to-16 will converge on the campus.

The Los Alamos public is cordially invited to attend both the competition and then hear the winners of the competition when they present a Winner’s Recital at 2 p.m. Sunday.  

As

Lads Of Enchantment 2019 Barbershop Harmony Show

on October 9, 2019 - 2:05pm

The barbershop quartet, Sound Check, will perform Oct. 18 during the 2019 Barbershop Harmony Show. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The Los Alamos Lads of Enchantment and the Santa Fe Harmonizers invite Los Alamos to join them for the 2019 Barbershop Harmony Show 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at the United Church of Los Alamos, 2525 Canyon Dr.

In a departure from prior years, the annual show will be presented in Los Alamos on a single night; however, the show also will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail in Santa Fe.

The opening part

Daily Postcard: Los Alamos Storm Clouds

on October 9, 2019 - 6:57am

Daily Postcard: Storm Clouds descend on Los Alamos as seen Tuesday from N.M. 4. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

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