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Everything’s Coming Up Rainbows At Pride Celebration

on June 15, 2019 - 1:28pm
Pride SWAG shows Los Alamos Pride and helps fund the second annual celebration Friday at Central Park Square. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Pride banner at the celebration. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Gillian Sutton of Flowers by Gillion sells Rainbow Roses at the event. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Unicorn for a day at Los Alamos Pride Celebration. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Show your colors! Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Pride decorations. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
ICYC, the sexual health textline for teens answers questions at the Pride

Scenes From Mapmaker At Fuller Lodge Art Center

on June 15, 2019 - 12:33pm
A guest checks out the art at the opening reception for 'MapMaker' Friday at at Fuller Lodge Art Center. This new exhibit focused on maps, direction and the perception of the world. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The bluegrass band Quatro provided music at the opening reception of 'Mapmaker' Friday at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Master cartographer Andi Kron's map of the Trinity site detailing the mystery of 'Hot Canyon'. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Visitors to the opening of 'Mapmaker' discuss the exhibit Friday at

Daily Postcard: Red Poppies On Barranca Road

on June 15, 2019 - 7:51am

Daily Postcard: Red poppies bloom Friday along Barranca Road. Photo by Ken Hanson

Poet David Mutschlecner At Mesa Library June 20

on June 14, 2019 - 7:24am
Poet David Mutschlecner
 
LIBRARY News:
 
Poet David Mutschlecner will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at Mesa Public Library as part of the Library’s Authors Speak lecture series.
 
Mutschlecner has published six books of poetry, most recently Accord, from Otowi Crossing Press. Accord is a long poem in three parts that seeks union between idealist and realist positions; inner and outer realities are braided into one cord.
 
Mutschlecner's passion is theo-poetics, where poetry shines a vivifying light into philosophical-theology, bringing life to spiritual themes in a non-dogmatic

Daily Postcard: Southern Damselfly On Flower Petal

on June 14, 2019 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: A southern damselfly stands on a flower petal Tuesday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Marcela N. Walker

Festival Ballet Albuquerque & National Hispanic Cultural Center Present Sacred Journeys II Aug. 24-25

on June 13, 2019 - 7:15am
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Festival Ballet Albuquerque in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultiral Center (NHCC) presents Sacred Journeys II Aug. 24-25.
 
In this show, classical and contemporary dance combine with the eclectic music of two-time Grammy award-winning Taos Pueblo musician Robert Mirabal in a reflection of New Mexican cultures through dance, music and spoken word.
 
Performances are 7 p.m., Saturday and 2 p.m., Sunday in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre. Tickets are $14, $20, $29, $39 and $48, with a $2 discount for seniors, children 10 and younger and NHCC members.

Dr. Helen Tingsley Reads Original Poetry July 7

on June 13, 2019 - 6:58am
Courtesy photo
 
Dr. Helen Tingsley
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Dr. Helen Tingsley at 6 p.m., Sunday July 7, Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
 
Admission is free. For more information, see teatroparaguas.org.
 
Dr. Helen Tingsley will read from two of her recent books:
  • And the best goes on: poems, stories & snippets along the journey...
  • Me and My Grandma: A story for children about AIDS.
 
Based in New Jersey, Dr. Tingsley visits Santa Fe every year to see her daughter and family.

Los Alamos Pride Festival Events Schedule

on June 13, 2019 - 6:09am

Scene from Secret City Summer Concert Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

Scene from Secret City Summer Concert Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

Daily Postcard: Iris Blooming Along Cerro Grande Trail

on June 13, 2019 - 5:57am

Daily Postcard: Iris are blooming right now along the Cerro Grande Trail in Bandelier National Monument. Photo by Jeff Moore

Eye To Eye With A Praire Dog In Valles Caldera

on June 12, 2019 - 8:40am
Los Alamos resident Anna Yarrow had a relaxed tête-à-tête with this praire dog Friday at the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Photo by Anna Yarrow

On The Job In Los Alamos: Owner Mike Luna Getting Creative At Cruiser’s Custom Embroidery

on June 12, 2019 - 8:02am

On the job in Los Alamos Monday is owner Mike Luna of Cruiser’s Custom Embroidery, which specializes in high speed, high volume custom work with a machine that is definitely ‘not your mamma’s Bernina’. For more information, call 505.412.0488. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

MRM Free Summer Drawing Classes For Teens

on June 12, 2019 - 7:14am
 
MRM News:
 
The Millicent Rogers Museum is hosting a Taos Arts Club/Teen Art Studio summer drawing classes.
 
The classes are available for free to all youth ages 12-19, and complimentary materials will be available if needed thanks to a generous grant from the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation.  
 
Join the Millicent Rogers Museum as a member and receive great benefits. Memberships are tax-deductible and come with a variety of perks based on your member level.
 
All memberships come with free admission to the museum, a 10 percent discount in the store, and discounts on certain special

Daily Postcard: Ladybug Spotted On Potato Leaf

on June 12, 2019 - 6:05am

Daily Postcard: A ladybug basks in the warm sunshine Tuesday morning on a potato leaf growing in the garden of a residence in White Rock. One ladybug can eat up to 5,000 insects in its lifetime, according to nationalgeographic.com. Photo by Geoff Rodgers

LAAC Features The Moipei Triplets In Concert Today!

on June 11, 2019 - 11:30am

The Moipei sisters will perform at 6 p.m. today at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos Arts Council is bringing Taos Opera Institute’s “Cantos De Taos 2019” in a concert at 6 p.m. today in Fuller Lodge. The concert will showcase the Moipei triplets– Mary, Maggie and Marta.

The sisters will be accompanied by pianist Billie Whittaker. The concert is free but donations will be accepted.

The Moipei triplets from Nairobi, Kenya, are recent music graduates of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.

Their musical journey began in 2002 when they competed in the Kenya

LAAC Hosts Annual Meeting Tonight At Fuller Lodge!

on June 11, 2019 - 11:06am

Brian Billow's 'New Mexican Flag on Map' is one of two paintings that will be raffled during the Los Alamos Arts Council's annual meeting at  7 p.m. today at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

'Red Range' is one of the paintings that will be raffled during the Los Alamos Arts Council's annual meeting. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos Arts Council announces its annual meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge.

Los Alamos Creative District: Downtown Crawl Friday

on June 11, 2019 - 9:20am

 

CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

 

The Los Alamos Creative District is once again teaming up with local organizations to host a Downtown Creative Crawl Friday, June 14.

 

Schedule for Downtown Creative Crawl:

 

3-4 p.m. Los Alamos Nature Center/PEEC

Come pet a snake or ask questions about the animal exhibits with a member of the critter team. Critters are fed and available to be held.

 

4-7 p.m. Pride Festival

Pride Festival, presented by Friends of Los Alamos Pride, is a family-friendly festival celebrating the LGBTQ+ community.

Santa Fe Opera Announces Gabriella Reyes Assuming Role Of Musetta For ‘La Bohème’ Opening June 28

on June 10, 2019 - 1:01pm

Gabriella Reyes will assume the role of Musetta for La bohème, which opens the Santa Fe Opera season Friday, June 28. Courtesy/SFO

SFO News:

SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Opera announces a casting update for La bohème, which opens the season Friday, June 28.

Nicaraguan-American soprano Gabriella Reyes will assume the role of Musetta, replacing Kirsten MacKinnon, who has withdrawn from the production for personal reasons.

Reyes is a 2017 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions grand finalist and recently made her Metropolitan Opera debut as the High Priestess in Aida, followed by

Let’s Go Fly A Kite!

on June 10, 2019 - 12:15pm
Scene from the Los Alamos Arts Council 22nd annual Kite Festival May 18-19 at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Tammy Jimines
 
Scene from Kite Festival at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Claire Sander’s daughter Emily, 4, knows that running is an essential part of getting her kite airborne. Courtesy photo
 
By TAMMY JIMINES
Los Alamos
 
There's something special about flying kites. There aren't any electronics involved, no modern technology, and no gaming console required. Just a kite, some string, and Mother Nature's wind.
 
I think flying a kite is the

‘World’s Greatest Trumpeter’ Shamarr Allen Performs Los Alamos Summer Concert At Pond Pavilion Friday

on June 10, 2019 - 11:13am

Shamarr Allen

Summer Concert News:

The greatest Summer Concert Series in the state rolls on as Sancre Productions welcomes Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs Friday night to the Ashley Pond Park Pavilion.

Shamarr Allen is the definition of New Orleans. Hailing from the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Allen has influences in jazz, hip-hop, rock, funk rhythms, blues and country. In addition to performing with his band, Allen has collaborated with many renowned artists around the world such as Willie Nelson, Patti LaBelle, Galactic, Harry Connick Jr, and Lenny Kravitz, to name a few.

Shamarr

Daily Postcard: Fledgling Raven Takes Snack Break

on June 10, 2019 - 8:21am

Daily Postcard: A recently fledged raven takes a snack break from flight training Saturday morning on a rooftop in Los Alamos. Photo by Marc Bailey

Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival Schedule

on June 9, 2019 - 9:02am
SFSS News:
 
This weekend and next weekend is the Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare festival—a performed reading of Shakespeare’s contemporary; Romeo and Juliet; an artist’s drawing event; a workshop in Shakespeare’s language; community readings.
 
The Knight of the Burning Pestle
7 p.m., Saturday, June 8
 
The Knight of the Burning Pestle, written by Francis Beaumont in about 1607. Directed by Karen Machon.
 
The ISC’s Long Dead But Well Read series produces performed readings of the works of Shakespeare's contemporaries.

Daily Postcard: Sunset Over Griffith Gymnasium

on June 9, 2019 - 7:26am

Daily Postcard: The sun begins to set Monday evening over Griffith Gymnasium. Photo by Carol A. Clark.ladailypost.com

Pre-Concert Scenes At Ashley Pond Pavilion Friday

on June 8, 2019 - 8:19am
Secret City Summer Concert Series Co-producer Monica Griego thanks Moving Arts Espanola for its Mexican Folklorico performance Friday at Ashley Pond Pavilion. Entertainment geared to young people is presented at 6 p.m. each Friday prior to the opening and headline acts at the summer concerts. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A crowd begins to gather for Friday night's concert at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Concert-goers perch on the rocks Friday at Ashley Pond Park waiting for the show to begin. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
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Folklorico!: Moving Arts Espanola Presents Dances From Jalisco Ahead Of Secret City Summer Concert Friday

on June 8, 2019 - 7:47am
Moving Arts Espanola presents a Mexican Folklorico dance performance from the state of Jalisco. The dancers performed at 6 p.m. Friday at Ashley Pond Pavilion before the Secret City Summer Concert. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scene from the dance performance. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scene from the dance performance.Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scene from the dance performance. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scene from the dance performance. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scene from the dance performance.

Daily Postcard: Giant Yucca Blooming In White Rock

on June 8, 2019 - 6:47am
Daily Postcard: A giant yucca was spotted blooming Thursday at a residence in White Rock. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

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