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White Rock Branch Library Features One-Of-A-Kind Art

on April 12, 2019 - 7:49am
Los Alamos County Art in Public Places Board Member Pete Carson stands in front of the fireplace at the White Rock Branch Library where the glass woven kites will be installed. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
A rendition of the new artwork being installed at the White Rock Branch Library. Courtesy image
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Right now, the fire place at the White Rock Branch Library is just a blank space but soon it will feature artwork that is truly one-of-a-kind.

In October, Los Alamos County Council approved to purchase eight

Daily Postcard: White Caps On Ashley Pond

on April 12, 2019 - 6:34am
Daily Postcard: Strong winds made for some interesting fountain patterns Thursday on Ashley Pond. Photo by Geoff Reeves

Los Alamos Clay Artists Featured In Clay Show

on April 11, 2019 - 4:03pm

Pieces that will be featured in the Celebration of Clay: Many Hands, Many Ways. Courtesy photo

ART News:

Los Alamos clay artists Darla Graff Thompson and Gloria Gilmore-House will represent Los Alamos in the Celebration of Clay: Many Hands, Many Ways at the Gallery at Santa Fe Clay.

The show will host its opening reception 5-7 p.m. April 26 at the Gallery at Santa Fe Clay, located in the Rail Yard District at 45 Camino de la Familia. The show continues through May 31.

 Graff Thompson’s and Gilmore-House’s work is shown at the Fuller Lodge Art Center, which debuted the Celebration of Clay

Daily Postcard: Fiery Sunrise Viewed From Quemazon

on April 11, 2019 - 7:16am

Daily Postcard: A fiery sunrise viewed Tuesday from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Scene Of Spring Runoff In Water Canyon

on April 10, 2019 - 9:38am

This year’s bounty of spring runoff has supercharged the original 1940’s townsite water supply at the head of Water Canyon, which has long since been abandoned. Photo by Jim O’Donnell

U.S. Rep. Luján: 2019 Congressional Art Competition

on April 10, 2019 - 7:55am
U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján
 
CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) announced Tuesday details for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.
 
Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in young people.
 
The winning entry from New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District will be displayed as part of an exhibit in the United States Capitol for one year. In honor of Earth Day, the theme of this year’s Art Competition is Mother Earth.
 
“I look forward

Daily Postcard: Waves Of Color And Pattern In Clouds

on April 10, 2019 - 7:18am

Daily Postcard: Waves of color and pattern spotted in the clouds early Tuesday morning in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Daily Postcard: Late Sunday Afternoon Sky

on April 9, 2019 - 7:53am

Daily Postcard: Late Sunday afternoon sky over White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Mass Board Resignation At Los Alamos Little Theatre

on April 8, 2019 - 4:39pm

Trouble has apparently erupted at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at 1670 Nectar St. The PAC is a Los Alamos County facility managed and operated by the Los Alamos Little Theatre since 1973. The building was constructed in 1943 and served as the East Mess Hall during the Manhattan Project. Courtesy/LALT

 

LALT News:

 

The Los Alamos Daily Post received the following letter in an email sent by former Board President John Cullinan for publication after 4 p.m. today. A response from LALT Board Secretary John Gustafson to the letter submitted to the Post by Cullinan is included below his

Highlands English Professor Poetry Wins Acclaim

on April 8, 2019 - 7:25am
NMHU News:
 
LAS VEGAS, NM A New Mexico Highlands University Department of English professor’s poetry book has won critical acclaim from Publishers Weekly.
 
Tyler Mills’ poetry book “Hawk Parable” was published in March 2019 by the University of Akron Press after winning the prestigious 2017 Akron Poetry Prize.
 
“This book is about a family mystery, with my grandfather, a U.S. pilot during the World War II era, claiming to be involved in the mission to drop the atomic bomb over Nagasaki, Japan,” Mills said.

Los Alamos Little Theatre Gears Up For Annual 8x10s

on April 8, 2019 - 7:22am

Alicia Gallegos and Alexandria L’Esperance rehearse the play, ‘Endless Questions’, written by Maryanne Mimi Adams. ‘Endless Questions’ is one of eight short plays that will be presented by Los Alamos Little Theatre May 3-18 at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St. Directed by Elisa Enriquez, ‘Endless Questions’ takes its structure from the endless barrage of sometimes mindless, sometimes life-probing questions to which every parent has been subjected by their children and that are a natural component to growth and existential understanding. For more information, visit www.lalt.org.

Shakespeare In The Garden Presents Romeo & Juliet

on April 8, 2019 - 6:19am
 
SFBG News:
 
SANTA FE Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.
 
This summer, Shakespeare in the Garden brings perhaps one of the most well-known Shakespeare plays to life: Romeo & Juliet. Produced by Santa Fe Classic Theater, in partnership with the Shakespeare Guild, and directed by Patrick Briggs, this year’s production runs May 31-June 9 at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden.
 
“[Romeo & Juliet is] one of my favorites; it has this visceral, big emotion that

Daily Postcard: Tangerine Accents Tint Clouds In Sky

on April 8, 2019 - 5:59am

Daily Postcard: Tangerine accents tint clouds in the sky as the sun begins to set Sunday evening over Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Hakim Bellamy To Talk Bravos Awards & Books April 26

on April 7, 2019 - 8:24am

NMBC News:

 

Hakim Bellamy is the featured speaker at noon, April 26 at the New Mexico Book Co-op in the Golden Corral on San Mateo.

 

The primary discussion is on the Creative Bravos Awards now handled by the City of Albuquerque. Bellamy also will have a conversation with the attendees on the needs of the book community.

 

Bellamy is the former Poet Laureate of Albuquerque and now works for the City of Albuquerque Cultural Affairs Department.

 

The meeting is open to the public but each attendee must buy their own lunch buffet. Attendees come early starting at 11 a.m. to network.

 

For information,

Daily Postcard: Cherry Blossom Spotted In White Rock

on April 7, 2019 - 8:03am

Daily Postcard: The first cherry blossom blooms this morning on this tree in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Village Arts On DP Road

on April 6, 2019 - 7:23am

On the Job at Village Arts on DP Road are employees Alicia Gore, left, and Tami Gonzales, center, assisting customer Helen Ortega with a framing project Thursday. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jennifer Bartram/ladailypost.com

Friends Of Los Alamos Pride Seek Volunteers

on April 5, 2019 - 8:18am
North Star Psychiatric Services owner Dr. Brian Haigh at LA Pride 2018 with a volunteer-built, smoke-spewing dragon he helped fund. Courtesy photo
 
At LA Pride 2018, private donations were used to purchase T-shirts and fabric paint, inflatable pool tubes for the ‘make your own float’ station, and balloons and bubble solution for the ‘over the rainbow’ bubble challenge, among other materials for festival activities. Courtesy photo
 
FLAP News:
 
The Friends of Los Alamos Pride (FLAP) invites the community to join in the organizing of Los Alamos Pride Week 2019. Los Alamos Pride

Daily Postcard: Black Bear And Cubs In Frijoles Canyon

on April 5, 2019 - 7:41am

Daily Postcard: The young black bear that first began frequenting the developed area in Frijoles Canyon at Bandelier National Monument a few years ago is now grown and a mom with two cubs of her own. The park hopes she will teach her offspring the necessary wariness of humans that she learned only through several years of adverson techniques applied by diligent park rangers. The public is reminded that the survival of any wildlife, especially large wildlife like bears, in any park is largely dependent upon human visitors and park staff.

NMSA Offers Full-Major Creative Writing & Literature

on April 4, 2019 - 1:08pm
Courtey/NMSA
 
NMSA News:
 
SANTA FE New Mexico School for the Arts (NMSA) will now offer Creative Writing and Literature as a full Major, alongside current majors of Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts, beginning fall 2019.
 
Applications for the inaugural cohort are open and 20 New Mexico 9th graders will be accepted into the program.
 
Applicants to NMSA are screened solely on measures of passion, promise and aptitude in the arts; formal arts training and academic background are not considered in the audition process.

Roger Montoya Of Moving Arts Espanola Shares Program Success At Los Alamos Rotary Club Meeting

on April 4, 2019 - 9:00am

Roger Montoya, co-founder and artistic director of Moving Arts Espanola (MAE), spoke Tuesday at the Rotary Club of Los Alamos. Montoya described the growth and success of the nonprofit since it opened its doors in 2008 to the children and youth of the Española Valley and the surrounding communities. MAE provides ‘high quality, affordable performing and visual arts education’ plus free meals and academic support for ages 3-18. MAE programs promote ‘the creative, physical, academic, social and emotional health and well-being’ of its many participants.

Daily Postcard: Spring Weather Dusted With Snow

on April 4, 2019 - 8:26am

Daily Postcard: A dusting of snow covers the area early Sunday evening looking northeast from the turnoff to White Rock at the bottom of the Main Hill Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scenes From 24th Annual Los Alamos Photographer’s Show Opening Event In Gallery At Mesa Public Library

on April 3, 2019 - 6:40am

The 24th Annual Los Alamos Photographer's Show opened Monday evening in the gallery at Mesa Public Library. The show features the images of 26 photographers exhibiting 154 photographs of exotic animals and locations from all over the world and at home. The show rums through April 27. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The gallery was well attended Monday for the opening. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Doris Ford stands by her photo of a Blue Footed Booby taken in the Galapagos Islands. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Janet Harry views a photo entitled ‘Got My Goat’ by

Daily Postcard: Sunset Amid Cloudy Sky In White Rock

on April 3, 2019 - 5:26am

Daily Postcard: The sun begins to set amid a cloudy sky recently in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Get Fancy With Those Easter Eggs This Year!

on April 2, 2019 - 4:44pm
Candle wax is used to decorate an Easter egg. Learn how to create intricate designs on eggs during the Pysanky Egg Dyeing Class Saturday at the Fuller Lodge Art Center. Courtesy photo
 
FLAC News:
 
Ever used the white crayon out of a box of Crayola’s to create a ghost image on an Easter egg that only shows up once it is set in dye? That is the idea behind the Pysanky Egg Dyeing Class. But this technique is far more elaborate!
 
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Prism April 2019

on April 2, 2019 - 9:16am

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