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Ladies Auxiliary Craft Fair At K Of C Hall April 27

on March 23, 2019 - 8:11am

Daily Postcard: Fog Rainbow Appears In Western Sky

on March 23, 2019 - 7:52am

Daily Postcard: A fog rainbow with just bits of color at the bases appears in the sky Friday looking west from Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Becky Dahl

Labor Stories: From East To West April 6

on March 22, 2019 - 7:44am
TCHS News:
 
The Taos County Historical Society announces its April 6 free public program “Labor Stories From East to West”.
 
The program features Robbin Legere Henderson and David Maes with presentations on Matilda Rabinowitz, a socialist labor organizer from the east and the Silver City Mining strike in New Mexico.
 
The program begins at 2 p.m. in the Kit Carson Electric Boardroom at 118 Cruz Alta Road in Taos.
 
Maes is a Board member of the Taos County Historical Society and chair of the Folklore and Oral History Committee.

Lensic Presents Malpaso Dance Company April 2

on March 22, 2019 - 6:21am
Malpaso Dance Company perform April 2 at The Lensic in Santa Fe. Photo by Nir Arieli
 
LENSIC News:
 
The Lensic presents Malpaso Dance Company, direct from Havana at 7:30 p.m., April 2 at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.
 
Since its establishment in 2012, Malpaso Dance Company has become one of the most sought-after Cuban dance companies, with a growing international profile. Emphasizing a collaborative creative process, Malpaso is committed to working with top international choreographers while also nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography.
 

Los Alamos County Council Proclaims March 18-24 Community Theatre Week

on March 21, 2019 - 2:29pm

Los Alamos County Councilor James Robinson, left, presents a proclamation to Los Alamos Little Theatre Board Member Eric Bjorklund Tuesday night during the regular council meeting. The proclamation recognizes March 18-24 as Community Theatre Week. Los Alamos Little Theatre will host the American Community Theatre Festival and Conference Thursday through Sunday. During the event a theatre company will be selected to attend the Region 6 conference May 2-5 in Midland, Texas. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
COUNTY News:
 
A proclamation recognizing March 18-24 as Community Theatre

SFI: Laws Of Life, Time And Chance March 26

on March 21, 2019 - 1:35pm
Balint Alovits: Time Machine no.10. 2016. Budapest. Courtesy photo
 
LPAC News:
 
SFI Community Event, Laws of Life, Time and Chance, with Srividya Iyer-Biswas is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center 211 W. San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM.
 
We all intuitively understand what is alive and what is not. Equally intuitively, we know that time flows forward and the past is distinct from the future.

LANL Profile: Frederico ‘Cisco’ Archuleta

on March 21, 2019 - 12:12pm

Bassist Frederico ‘Cisco’ Archuleta of LANL’s Hazardous Materials Management group performs with the country music band Perfect StrangR. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

It’s a Friday night and couples at the Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder Resort are ready to dance and have a good time. As the lounge’s lights dim, the country music band Perfect StrangR takes the stage.

As the stage lights begin their colorful interplay of patterns, bassist Frederico “Cisco” Archuleta of the Laboratory’s Hazardous Materials Management group, along with drummer Timm Kailey, set the pace and the beat for the opening song,

Los Alamos Rotarian Mike Katko On Writing Pursuits

on March 21, 2019 - 10:21am

In honor of Rotary International Literacy Month, Los Alamos Rotarian Mike Katko recently described his pursuits in writing and read from his book of poetry, Skies and Other Things, and introduced his forthcoming novel, Big Medicine, Pretty Water. Katko, who is the oldest of seven children, was born in Spain. He served in the Vietnam War; was a construction worker; owned the popular Los Alamos restaurant, Tony’s Pizzeria; and was a school teacher and principal for 17 years. Katko’s book of poetry may be purchased through Wilhelmena Press at ww.MikeKatko.com. Photo by Linda Hull

Daily Postcard: Colorful Sunrise Over White Rock

on March 21, 2019 - 7:07am

Daily Postcard: A colorful sunrise paints the sky early this morning over White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Catchy Tunes At Community Singalong At Fuller Lodge

on March 20, 2019 - 1:26pm

Broadway performer DS Magid

LIBRARY News:

Everyone is invited to a Community Singalong, 7 p.m., April 5 at Fuller Lodge.

Broadway performer DS Magid and the Los Alamos County Library System have teamed up to present an evening of songs from classic Broadway musicals of the ‘40s,‘50s, and ‘60s.

The Singalong will be fun for everyone, with no solos, no rehearsals and no special skills needed.

DS Magid’s enthusiasm for all things theatrical has never waned, from her early career singing on Broadway, right through stints as a director, producer, musical director, and award-winning

Daily Postcard: Moon Over Clouds Above Los Alamos

on March 20, 2019 - 7:35am
Daily Postcard: The moon is spotted over clouds in the sky Monday from North Mesa. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Daily Postcard: Hiking Trail Off Rio Bravo

on March 19, 2019 - 4:57am

View from the hiking trail Monday off Rio Bravo in White Rock. Photo by Jenn Bartra/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Limerick

on March 18, 2019 - 7:39am
By SONJA KELLER
Los Alamos
 
I thought Los Alamos should have its own limerick. Happy St. Patrick's Day!
 
Next to a volcano I swear
you'll find our small city so fair.
Yes life on The Hill
is perfect until
lava catches us unaware!

Daily Postcard: Snowy Sangre De Cristos

on March 18, 2019 - 7:16am
Daily Postcard: The snowy Sangre de Cristos viewed recently from the East Gate area of Los Alamos. Photo by Ken Hanson

Daily Postcard: Elk Herd Spotted Near Pajarito Acres

on March 17, 2019 - 7:37am

Daily Postcard: An elk herd is spotted early Thursday evening at the intersection of NM 4 and N. Monte Rey Drive in White Rock. Photo by John Bartlit

Chamisa Elementary School Student Yan Kaa Martinez Wins State Youth Art Month Flag/Poster Contest

on March 16, 2019 - 8:46am

Chamisa Elementary School sixth grader Yan Kaa Martinez wins New Mexico's Elementary Youth Art Month Flag/Poster Contest. Courtesy photo

CHAMISA News:

Chamisa Elementary School proudly announces the State of New Mexico’s Elementary Winner for the Youth Art Month Flag/Poster Contest is Yan Kaa Martinez. 

The school celebrates the efforts of all sixth grade creative problem solvers who worked diligently to create posters that exemplified the theme: “Your Art, Your Story.”

Martinez will receive $100 in art supplies and the Chamisa art program will receive $300 in art supplies from the

Daily Postcard: Evening In Downtown Los Alamos

on March 16, 2019 - 8:24am

Daily Postcard: Evening falls over downtown Los Alamos Friday looking east from 15th Street and Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Cedar Waxwings Dine At Pond

on March 15, 2019 - 7:49am

Daily Postcard: A small flock of Cedar Waxwings is spotted feasting on berries (even upside down) Thursday at Ashley Pond Park in downtown Los Alamos. According to the Audubon Society, these birds are sociable at all seasons, and it is rare to see just one waxwing. Occasionally a line of waxwings perched on a branch will pass a berry back and forth, from bill to bill, until one of them swallows it. Photo by Lynn Wysocki-Smith

A Waxwing takes a break from munching berries to sip water from a shallow puddle Thursday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Lynn Wysocki-Smith

A Waxwing turns his most

Los Alamos Children's Dentistry Donates $1,800 To Art Council Kite Festival

on March 14, 2019 - 4:36pm

Christine Monteith with Los Alamos Arts Council and Dr. Bill Nichols, owner of Los Alamos Children's Dentistry, hold up a $1,800 check Tuesday at Nichol's office, 751 Trinity Dr. The money will be used to purchase t-shirts for the arts council's Kite Festival. The festival is May 18-19 at Overlook Park in White Rock. Nichols has supported the Kite Festival for three years. 'We enjoy how it's an event for all the little kids in the community .... it's just a really fun, cool event,' he said. Monteith said the arts council appreciates his longtime support.

Senior Centers To Host Dramatic Reading For ‘Of Butterflies And Roses’ March 27 And April 4

on March 14, 2019 - 10:58am

Mandy Marksteiner, left, and Cassandra Bowman will perform a dramatic reading for ‘Of Butterflies and Roses’ at the senior centers. Courtesy photo 

COMMUNITY News: 

A dramatic reading of  “Of Butterflies and Roses,” by Claudia I. Haas will take place at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. A reading also will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the White Rock Senior Center.

‘Of Butterflies and Roses,’ takes place after a memorial service for Clara and Laurel’s mother is done, and the last guest has left.

Laurel and Clara are now picking up the last

Marc Hudson Exhibition At Karen Wray Gallery In April

on March 14, 2019 - 10:13am
Artist Marc Hudson. Photo by Mandy Marksteiner
 
Cabinet handles by Marc Hudson. Photo by Mandy Marksteiner
 
By MANDY MARKSTEINER
Los Alamos

The community is invited to a reception, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at the Karen Wray Gallery, for artist Marc Hudson whose solo exhibition runs April 25 through May 23.

Ashed Glazed Vase with Cholla by Marc Hudson. Photo by Marc Hudson

A master of glazes

One of the things that make Hudson’s art stand out is the beauty and variety of the glazes that he uses.

Daily Postcard: Snow Covered Jemez Mountains

on March 14, 2019 - 9:36am

Daily Postcard: Scene of snow covered Jemez Mountains Wednesday viewed from N.M. 502. Photo by Robert Travis

2019 Kathak Class Annual Recital March 17

on March 13, 2019 - 2:20pm

Daily Postcard: Raven Spotted Watching Rain

on March 13, 2019 - 7:50am

Daily Postcard: A raven is spotted watching the rain fall Monday over White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

 

Daily Postcard: View From Old Anderson Overlook

on March 12, 2019 - 5:42am
Daily Postcard: View of a nice gloomy day with great clouds shot Monday from the old Anderson Overlook (where you park on the right heading down the Main Hill Road. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com
 

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