Skip directly to content

Arts

Daily Postcard: Deer Grazes On Walnut Street

on February 21, 2018 - 5:35am

Daily Postcard: Deer grazing Saturday near a residence on Walnut Street. Photo by Robert Beberniss

National Hispanic Cultural Center Premieres Documentary On Acclaimed Folklorist Nasario García

on February 20, 2018 - 6:15am
Acclaimed folklorist and author Nasario García will be at the premiere of the documentary ‘Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco’ Thursday in Albuquerque. Courtesy photo

NHCC News:

SANTA FE ― The documentary, Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco, a film about landscape and memory, will have its National Hispanic Cultural Center premiere at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Bank of America Theatre, 1701 4th St SW in Albuquerque.

The film is presented as part of the Bank of America Free Thursday Film Series.

Pianist To Perform First Santa Fe Concert March 11

on February 20, 2018 - 5:56am

Moldovan-American pianist Alexander Paley

COMMUNITY News:

A rare opportunity to hear Alexander Paley, the phenomenal Moldovan-American pianist, who will make his first appearance in Santa Fe at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe.

Paley defected from Russia to the United States in 1988 and later moved to Paris.

More than 20 years ago he founded two music festivals, in Richmond, Va., and Moulin d’Ande in France. His career is a busy mix of solo recitals, concerti and chamber music and he performs unusual four-hand piano works with his wife, Pei-wen Chen.

Hear Two Flying Fiddles Saturday At Planetarium

on February 20, 2018 - 5:56am
Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan are House of Hamill and perform Saturday night in the Planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy photo
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Join two master fiddlers for a unique concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday Feb. 24 “under the stars” in the Planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road.

House of Hamill is an acoustic duo from Philadelphia, consisting of Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan, both accomplished fiddlers and violinists.

Daily Postcard: Evening Clouds Color Los Alamos Sky

on February 20, 2018 - 5:23am

Daily Postcard: Clouds color the sky Sunday evening over Los Alamos. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

‘Guys and Dolls’ Back On Track To Open March 22

on February 19, 2018 - 2:50pm
LALO News:

The gamblers of “Guys and Dolls” beat the odds and found a venue and a schedule that can accommodate the principal actors!

Los Alamos Light Opera presents “Guys and Dolls” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 22, 23, and 24, at Crossroads Bible Church on East Road, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the church.

Los Alamos Community Winds Presents ‘Joyride!’

on February 19, 2018 - 1:09pm
Los Alamos Community Winds Artistic Director Ted Vives conducts a recent rehearsal. Courtesy photo
 
By HEIDI MORNING and TED VIVES 
Los Alamos Community Winds

The Los Alamos Community Winds (LACW) would like to invite you to, “Joyride! A Journey in Music” at 7 p.m.Saturday, Feb. 24 at Crossroads Bible Church.

The Winds will perform selections from several renowned composers including Leonard Bernstein, Percy Grainger, Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, John Philip Sousa, Robert W. Smith, Franz von Suppé and Michael Markowski.

In celebration of Leonard Bernstein's centenary, LACW will continue

Calling Young Artists For 2018 Dog Jog Logo Contest

on February 19, 2018 - 12:56pm

Courtesy/FOSCA

FOSCA News:

Tails are wagging all over Los Alamos in anticipation of the 2018 Los Alamos Dog Jog and Fun Walk, Saturday, April 28 at Rover Park in White Rock.

The Dog Jog is an annual fundraiser for the Friends of Shelter and Companion Animals (FOSCA), that provides funding for spay/neuter surgeries and for catastrophic veterinary care for pets.

The Dog Jog Committee is calling on all creative young artists to put their imaginations and love of dogs to work by submitting a drawing for the 2018 Dog Jog Logo Contest!

The Logo Contest is open to youngsters in third through sixth grades

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Unveils Blanket Of Clouds

on February 19, 2018 - 7:43am
Sundays sunrise unveils a blanket of low clouds settled over the valley. Photo by Marc Bailey

Mutschlecner Reads From New Work At Library Feb. 22

on February 18, 2018 - 7:09am

Poet David Mutschlecner

LIBRARY News:

Poet David Mutschlecner will read from his latest book of poetry “Icon” as the latest offering in Mesa Public Library’s Authors Speak series. The reading starts at 7 p.m., Thursday, .Feb. 22, in the Upstairs Rotunda of Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave. in Los Alamos.

Mutschlecner’s published work includes the poetry books “Esse,” “Sign” and “Enigma and Light” from Ahsahta Press, and “Veils” from Stride Press.

Meow Wolf Completes Major Upgrades

on February 18, 2018 - 6:47am
New artists, new rooms, new murals, new café and bar and a new portal to the multiverse! Courtesy photo
 
MEOW WOLF News:
 
SANTA FE Renowned arts and entertainment group Meow Wolf has announced completion of a major series of upgrades to its internationally-celebrated House Of Eternal Return.
 
Notable upgrades include new rooms by new artists including L.A.-based Cakeland creator Scott Hove, the new Float Café & Bar featuring authentic Cajun cuisine from Meow Wolf’s successful and expanding Trinity Kitchen, and a new secret portal into the multiverse.

Art In Public Places Board Meets Thursday

on February 17, 2018 - 7:34am
COUNTY News:
 
The Arts in Public Places Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 in Council Chambers in the Los Alamos Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
1. CALL TO ORDER-ROLL CALL
 
2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
 
3. APP BOARD BUSINESS
A Welcome new APPB Member Michelle Mittrach

4. CURRENT AND FUTURE PROJECTS
A WR Pottery Project - update on cost of educational plaque
B Update on Selig artwork in front of the

Los Alamos Learns About New Mexico Museum Of Art's 100 Year History

on February 17, 2018 - 7:26am

New Mexico Museum of Art Docent Lee Manning discusses the museum's history Thursday night at projectY. Manning said the presentation is part of the museum's celebration of its 100th birthday. He has done the presentation several times in Santa Fe, starting in September and Manning explained he will be back up in Los Alamos Thursday to present at the Kiwansis Club. He added he also will share his presentation in March at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, the White Rock Senior Center and Aspen Ridge and Sombrillo.

Vibrant Acrylics Of Chris Pennington Light Up Walls At Rose Chocolatier

on February 17, 2018 - 7:15am
Work by artist Chris Pennington is on display at Rose Chocolatier in Central Park Square. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Horses are a favorite subject in the art of Chris Pennington. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Glowing aspens are the subject of this landscape by Chris Pennington. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Artist Chris Pennington is back in her hometown of Los Alamos for a one-woman show of her vibrant acrylics at Rose Chocolatier, 149 Central Park Square.

The daughter

Daily Postcard: Steller’s Jay Feeding In Snow

on February 16, 2018 - 9:06am

Daily Postcard: Steller’s jay feeding in the snow Thursday morning in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Steller’s jay feeding in the snow Thursday morning in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Steller’s jay feeding in the snow Thursday morning in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

In And Around Town: Feb. 20

on February 15, 2018 - 12:59am
 
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 Kirsten@ladailypost.com.​​​​​​​
 
TUESDAY Feb. 20
 
Lunch with a Leader
This month’s Lunch with a Leader, an event for the community hosted by the League of Women Voters is 11:45 a.m. at Mesa Public Library. The speaker is Andrew Harnden who has been working as the County's Housing & Special Projects manager since July 2016. To order a $10 lunch from the Co+op, call Karyl Ann Armbruster at 505.231.8286 or email her at

NHCC Museum Opens La Ultima Exhibición

on February 15, 2018 - 12:53am
Courtesy/NHCC
 

NHCC News:

ALBUQUERQUE ― The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Art Museum will hold an as new works by artists invited to participate in the 2018 version of the show opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m., Feb. 16, for La Ultima Exhibición.

The exhibition is curated by Augustine Romero and organized around the visual interpretations of Rudolfo Anaya's acclaimed book, Bless Me, Ultima (1972) -- a portrait of life in rural New Mexico as seen through the eyes of a young boy during World War II.

Anaya tells of the spiritual healer, Ultima, as she guides young Antonio on a

Canceled: Lady Luck Runs Out On ‘Guys And Dolls’

on February 14, 2018 - 11:55am

LALO News:

The remodeling of the Duane Smith Auditorium will not be complete in time for the opening of Los Alamos Light Opera’s production of “Guys and Dolls” scheduled for Friday, Feb. 23.

“In keeping with the gambling theme of ‘Guys and Dolls’, LA Light Opera continued to create sets, costume the cast, and rehearse the orchestra, hoping the auditorium would be open in time, as the “beep-beep” of construction hoists continued in the background … but luck ran out on the guys and the dolls,” said Laurie Tomlinson, LALO president and “Guys and Dolls” director.

Los Alamos Light Opera is

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Spotted Through Trees At Pond

on February 14, 2018 - 6:56am
Daily Postcard: Sunrise spotted through the trees at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Daily Postcard: Canyon Rim Trail Bridge

on February 13, 2018 - 5:41am

Daily Postcard: A bridge viewed Saturday afternoon along the Canyon Rim Trail. Photo by Connor Hoch/ladailypost.com

National Shift Toward Sustainability Drives Latest New Mexico True Story Featuring Taos Earthships

on February 12, 2018 - 6:49am
Taos is home to the Greater World Community, the world’s only subdivision of earthships open to visitors for tours and overnight stays. Courtesy/New Mexico True
 
New Mexico True News:
 
SANTA FE Earthships are best described as otherworldly, ethereal ... and while they may be stationary, they are powered through the elements by which they are surrounded.
 
These eco-friendly dwellings, made of discarded items such as automobile tires, bottles, beer cans and metal, might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of vacation.

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Glows Behind Guard Tower

on February 12, 2018 - 5:41am

Daily Postcard: The sunrise Friday illuminates the sky behind the guard tower at the entrance to town. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Emerges Over White Rock

on February 11, 2018 - 1:03am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise emerges Friday over White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

LAAC Announces Upcoming Events

on February 10, 2018 - 7:15am

LAAC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) announces its upcoming events. LAAC is a 501c3 non-profit corporation that for 50 years has supported creative arts activities in Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico.

For more information, visit LosAlamosArtsCouncil.org or call 505.663.0477.

FEBRUARY:

Monday Feb. 12

  • Arts Forum at noon in the Nambe Room at Fuller Lodge

MARCH:

Thursday March 1

  • Deadline to receive proposals for the Rosalie Heller Annual Memorial Lecture in Music. The inaugural lecture is Saturday, Sept. 22.

Wednesday March 7

  • Brown Bag Performance noon to 1 p.m.

Daily Postcard: Friday Sunrise Lights Sky

on February 10, 2018 - 6:19am

Daily Postcard: Friday sunrise lights up the sky over Los Alamos. Photo by Marc Bailey

Pages


Advertisements