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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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Daily Postcard: Spring Was So Close!

on April 2, 2019 - 7:59am

Daily Postcard: Yucca plants get a coating from the snow that fell Sunday around the area. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Sketching Underway Of Historic Los Alamos Post Office

on March 31, 2019 - 9:55am

Jonathan Machen sketching the historic Los Alamos Post Office Building Thursday afternoon. Machen is a former resident of Los Alamos spending the majority of his formative years at Los Alamos High School and enjoying river running with the Explorer Post. His parents Don and Judy Machen still reside in Los Alamos. He told the Los Alamos Daily Post that he has enjoyed sketching architectural subjects for many years. His works may be viewed at jonathanmachen.com. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Former Los Alamos resident Jonathan Machen at work Thursday sketching the downtown post office.

Museum Of Spanish Colonial Art Spring Auction April 5

on March 31, 2019 - 8:07am
MSCA News:
 
SANTA FE — The community is invited to the first live Spring Auction of museum-quality art works Friday evening, April 5 on the patio of the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, at 750 Camino Lejo at Museum Hill in Santa Fe.
 
The event starts at 4:30 p.m., with cocktails and hor d’oeurves while viewing the objects d’art in the Museum’s Grand Sala. Preview hour followed by a live auction at 5:30 p.m., on the museum patio with auctioneer Russel Kloer.
 
The Live Auction will include a variety of antiquities to contemporary expressions including works by Traditional Spanish

Local Artist Betty Nance Smith At Virtuosos Exhibition

on March 31, 2019 - 7:45am
Betty Nance Smith of Los Alamos with her painting, Abundant Spring, at the Oil Painters of America Virtuosos Exhibition in St. Augustine, Fla. Courtesy photo
 
Virtuosos Exhibition at the Cutter and Cutter gallery. Courtesy photo
 
ART News:
 
Betty Nance Smith of Los Alamos was invited to show her painting, Abundant Spring, in the Oil Painters of America Virtuosos Exhibition for the month of March in St. Augustine, Fla.
 
Signature and Master Signature members were invited, whose status comes from juried National and Regional OPA exhibitions, plus a consistently good portfolio.

Daily Postcard: Cedar Waxwings Gather For Brunch

on March 31, 2019 - 7:15am

Daily Postcard: A flock of cedar waxwings gather to brunch on crab apples in a neighbor's yard Thursday on Barranca Mesa. Photo by Ken Hanson

Photo by Ken Hanson

Photo by Ken Hanson

Photo by Ken Hanson

Santa Fe Public Libraries And Teatro Paraguas Present Cuentos de Primavera (Stories For Spring)

on March 30, 2019 - 10:55pm
Courtesy photo
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Teatro Paraguas will present a performance of bilingual interactive cuentos (or traditional folk tales) for kids of all ages at all three Santa Fe Public Library Branches Friday, April 26, Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28.
 
JoJo Sena de Tarnoff directs a cast of actors ages 4-70. The program includes two cuentos: Abelardo's Dinner (La Comida de Abelardo), based on a story told by Joe Hayes; and The Man Who Couldn't Stop Dancing (El Hombre Que No Podia' Dejar de Bailar). Both tales have been adapted for Teatro Paraguas by JoJo

Governor Recommits State To Film And TV Industry, Signs Legislation Aimed At Steadier Growth, Expansion

on March 30, 2019 - 9:42am
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham speaking Friday at Albuquerque Studios. Courtesy photo
 

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 2 Friday at Albuquerque Studios. Courtesy photo
 
STATE News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 2 Friday at Albuquerque Studios, delivering on a promise to boost the state’s film, television and media industry and provide for steady growth in an economic sector that keeps New Mexicans employed and offers young adults the opportunity to build a sustainable career.
 
Senate Bill 2 more than doubles the annual “cap” on rebate payments to

Daily Postcard: Serene Sunrise Over White Rock

on March 30, 2019 - 7:53am

Daily Postcard: A solo bird takes in the serene sunrise early this morning in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Los Alamos Historical Society: Atomic Film Series 2019

on March 29, 2019 - 3:17pm

Courtesy/LAHS

HISTORICAL SOCIETY News:

The Los Alamos Historical Society has announced that the popular Atomic Film Series returns this year with three films.

These atomic-themed films will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in historic Fuller Lodge with a suggested donation of $5. Grab some fresh-popped popcorn in the lobby and then settle in for a great movie you won’t see anywhere else. This series fosters discussion about the ways we continue to live with atomic legacies.

The theme for this year’s series is the consequences of radioactivity.

‘Kites Of Many Colors’ Coming To White Rock Library

on March 29, 2019 - 8:06am

A sample of a woven glass kite that is part of the ‘Kites of Many Colors’ project being installed over the fireplace in the White Rock Branch Library. Courtesy photo

ART News:

An exciting project is nearing completion in the White Rock Branch Library on Sherwood Boulevard. 

Installation will begin April 25 for “Kites of Many Colors”, a project consisting of woven glass kites that will be installed over the fireplace in the branch library. 

This project is by Markow and Norris who are nationally renowned glass artists.

A dedication ceremony is being planned for Sunday, April 28 with the

Daily Postcard: Spring Is Here!

on March 29, 2019 - 5:57am

Daily Postcard: Daffodils are spotted Thursday sprouting in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Daily Postcard: Signs Of Spring In Rendija Canyon

on March 28, 2019 - 7:25am

Daily Postcard: Signs of spring are emerging throughout the community including Pasque flowers spotted blooming during an early morning hike Wednesday in Rendija Canyon. Photo by Doris Thielemann  

Another sign of spring is a small creek flowing Wednesday morning in Rendija Canyon. Photo by Doris Thielemann

Midwest Book Reviews Gives New Mexico Historical Chronology Five Stars

on March 27, 2019 - 5:46pm
Don Bullis of Rio Grande Books. Courtesy photo
 
RGB News:
 
Midwest Book Reviews, one of the largest book review publications in the U.S. gave high marks to a local book on New Mexico history.
 
Established in 1976, the Midwest Book Review is an organization committed to promoting literacy, library usage, and small press publishing.
 
The MBR publishes the following monthly book review magazines specifically designed for community and academic librarians, booksellers, and the general reading public:
 
  • The Bookwatch
  • California Bookwatch
  • Children's Bookwatch
  • Internet Bookwatch (a
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The Isle Of Dogs Screens At Mesa Public Library April 4

on March 27, 2019 - 4:50pm

Courtesy/MPL

LIBRARY News:

The Isle of Dogs (2018, rated PG-13, 1 hr., 41 min.), written by Wes Anderson (along with Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman and Kunichi Nomura), directed by Wes Anderson and with voices by Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin and Edward Norton, will be shownApril 4 at Mesa Public Library. 

The film is a stop-motion-animated science fiction comedy.

In the film, dog flu threatens not just dogs but the populace of a town in Japan, and the mayor sends all the town’s dogs to an island.  Atari, a boy searches the island for his dog Spots, with the help of other dogs.

Isle of

Around The World In White Rock April 3

on March 27, 2019 - 2:45pm

Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

The public is invited to travel around the world in two hours during the 8th annual Multicultural Fair at Chamisa Elementary School at 5 p.m. April 3.

Presented jointly by Chamisa Elementary and Piñon Elementary Schools, the fair offers attendees the opportunity to celebrate the cultural diversity in the local community through dance, music, crafts and food tastings.

Students receive a passport to visit the many countries represented at the fair.

On The Job In Los Alamos: Secundino Sandoval

on March 27, 2019 - 8:49am

On the job in Los Alamos is beloved local artist Secundino Sandoval working in his studio. ‘It’s the other artists and the customers I’ve met that make it fun,’ Sandoval said of his long career. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Viewed From Quemazon

on March 27, 2019 - 7:45am

Daily Postcard: The sunrise viewed Thursday from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Daily Postcard: View From Anderson Overlook

on March 26, 2019 - 7:47am

Daily Postcard: View early Friday evening From Anderson Overlook. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Chamisa Elementary Hosts Multicultural Fair April 3

on March 25, 2019 - 11:32am

Daily Postcard: Fiery Sunrise From Quemazon Sunday

on March 25, 2019 - 7:44am
Daily Postcard: A fiery sunrise viewed Sunday from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Historic Churches Of New Mexico By Frank Graziano

on March 24, 2019 - 7:42am
 
HSSF News:
 
Historic Santa Fe Foundation presents a lecture, book launch, book signing and reception for Frank Graziano on the event of his new publication Historic Churches of New Mexico Today.
 
The talk, “Researching and Writing Historic Churches of New Mexico Today”, is scheduled for at 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 21in the sala of HSFF offices lat 545 Canyon Road, Suite 2 in Santa Fe.
 
There is no admission for the talk, but due to limited seating, RSVP is required.
 
Following the talk is a reception and Graziano will sign copies of his new Oxford University Press book Historic

Fiber Arts Crawl Takes Place May 17-19

on March 24, 2019 - 7:41am

The Fiber Arts Center in Espanola. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The third annual New Mexico Fiber Crawl is May 17-19.

The event opens the doors to more than 35 studios, businesses, farms and museums for an immersive, in-depth look at some of New Mexico’s richest traditions in communities across Northern New Mexico.

The New Mexico Fiber Crawl weekend is free and open to the public. Visitors receive a passport and travel to the various sites to obtain stamps.

Families, fiber enthusiasts, artists and collectors can participate in demonstrations on weaving, felting, spinning, knitting,

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