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Daily Postcard: Deer Spotted In Western Area

on October 27, 2019 - 6:55am
Daily Postcard: Deer spotted amongst the golden leaves in the trees and on the ground during a drive Wednesday in the Western Area. Photo by LeAnne Anklan

LALO’s Addams Family A Great Halloween Treat

on October 26, 2019 - 4:45pm
Morticia Addams (Giovanna Garofalo) dances with Death and the Ghostly Chorus. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Wednesday (Valerie Lawdensky) and Pugsley (Holly Robinson) play a favorite game. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Review by BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

How much you will enjoy the Los Alamos Light Opera’s Addams Family may depend on how you like your Addamses--mysterious and spooky or altogether kooky. This version definitely leans heavily on the comic aspects of this strange but endearing family.

 The show is based

Scenes From 17th Annual K Of C Haunted House

on October 26, 2019 - 9:53am

The 17th annual Knights of Columbus Haunted House opened Friday night on DP Road. The Haunted House is open again 6-9 p.m. today at the Columbian Club Hall (formerly Knights of Columbus Hall) at 104 DP Road. Entrance fee for children ages 5-16 is $4, children under 4 are free and adults are $6. Fred Garcia and his team create the spooky extravaganza every year for the enjoyment of the community. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from the 17th annual Knights of Columbus Haunted House, which  opened Friday night at the Columbian Club Hall (formerly Knights of Columbus Hall). The

Española Fiber Arts Center Opens Santa Fe Store

on October 26, 2019 - 9:09am
EVFAC News:
 
The Española Valley Fiber Arts Center has announced the Nov. 2 grand opening of its Santa Fe satellite location. Previously the home of Amores Yarn, in the heart of the Railyard District, the new shop is at 328 S Guadalupe St., Ste E.
 
“The expansion into Santa Fe was a logical progression for us,” EVFAC Executive Director Denielle Rose said. “We’ve been looking for the right storefront to grow EVFAC’s program-ming and when this opportunity arose we knew we had to take it.”
 
EVFAC’s largest and most successful annual show, Fall Fiber Fiesta, held at Santa Fe’s Scottish

Daily Postcard: Fall Colored Mountains

on October 26, 2019 - 7:52am

Daily Postcard: View of the fall colored mountains beyond Griffith Gymnasium as seen from Canyon Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scenes From Art Opening At The Karen Wray Gallery

on October 25, 2019 - 4:14pm
Colored pencil artist Erin Breneman, left, and Gallery Owner Karen Wray pose near one of Breneman's drawings during the opening of her solo show Thursday at The Karen Wray Gallery in downtown Los Alamos. The show continues through Nov. 23 at 1247 Centrl Ave. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A colored pencil drawing by
Erin artist Breneman. Most of the art in her solo show features flowers at The Karen Wray Gallery, which continues through Nov. 23. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Guests talk about art during the opening of the Erin Breneman solo show Thursday at The

Moving Arts Española: Midnight Ghost Squad Saturday

on October 25, 2019 - 7:06am

Daily Postcard: Buckman Mesa Shrouded In Mist

on October 25, 2019 - 6:43am
Daily Postcard: Buckman Mesa shrouded in mist viewed through colorful cottonwood trees Thursday afternoon near Otowi Bridge. Photo by Ken Hanson

Canceled: Arts In Public Places Board Tonight

on October 24, 2019 - 4:07pm

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos County Arts in Public Places Board meeting scheduled for this evening is canceled due to lack of quorum.

Update! Guinness World Record Attempt

on October 24, 2019 - 10:52am
Courtesy photo
 
 
LAAC News:
 
Tickets are still being sold at CB FOX for $5 and online for $7 losalamosartscouncil.org.
 
Online sales end at 5 p.m. today. Once we hit 1,150 in ticket sales, we will stop and hold for Saturday.
 
We are grateful! Many farmers in New Mexico have lost their pumpkin crops due to freezes. Our pumpkins have been stored in Pueblo Fruits and Vegetables warehouse in Albuquerque. Thanks to Dan Lucero of Pueblo Fruits and Michael Venticinque of New Mexico Marketing Association for their hard work!

Hillstrummers Perform At Betty Ehart 11:30 A.M. Friday

on October 24, 2019 - 9:12am
The Hillstrummers Ukulele Group gather at the final performance under Director Dan Gerth before his retirement. The Hillstrummers will perform at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25 for the monthly birthday celebration at the Betty Ehart Senior Center 1100 Bathtub Row. Their musical interlude will include fall selections: Monster Mash, Adams Family and Ghost Riders. Lunch is roast beef but reservations must be made by 10 a.m. at 505.662.8920. Lunch is $10 for non members and guests. Free membership is available for those over 60, with lunch as a suggested $5 donation. Courtesy/LARSO

Daily Postcard: Sunset Viewed Through Jemez Haze

on October 24, 2019 - 8:28am

Daily Postcard: The sunset Tuesday from N.M. 4 viewed through the haze from the prescribed burn underway in the Jemez. Photo by Jennifer Bartram/ladailypost.com

LAMTA Halloween Masquerade Recital Saturday

on October 23, 2019 - 7:31pm

The Los Alamos Music Teachers Association will host its annual Halloween Masquerade Rectial 5-6 p.m. Saturday at Fuller Lodge. Forty music students from the music studios of Janna Warren, Madeline Williamson, Juanita Madland, Patti Wood and Ellen Scudder will be in costume and following the recital, the Los Alamos Arts Council will host its Pumpkin Glow event. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Halloweekend Kicks Off Friday In Los Alamos!

on October 23, 2019 - 5:04pm

Schedule of activities for Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet Oct. 25-26. Courtesy/Los Alamos MainStreet

Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet map. Courtesy/Los Alamos MainStreet

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

Halloweekend returns to haunt Los Alamos Oct. 25-26, with Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet kicking off festivities 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25.

Main Street and Central Avenue from 15th to 20th streets are closed to auto traffic and become a safe pedestrian area where local businesses and organizations distribute candy to costumed families.

This year, even more activities and booths also will be in Central

Freek Week 2019 At Meow Wolf Runs Oct. 26-31

on October 23, 2019 - 12:50pm
Courtesy photo
 
By REBECCA RUTHERFORD
Los Alamos

Freek Week 2019 runs Oct. 26 through Oct. 31 at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe.

So what can you expect from Freek Week?

Here’s some information from Meow Wolf’s website:

Wednesday, Oct. 23

12pm-5pm – Open Studio

7pm-11pm – Cherry Glazerr with Prism Bitch: Presented by AMP Concerts & Meow Wolf

Touring their third full-length album, Cherry Glazerr brings a grunge flair to noise pop. With special act Prism Bitch, this all ages show is going to put the POWER in girl power.

Daily Postcard: Buck Spotted Near Bandelier

on October 23, 2019 - 7:15am

Daily Postcard: A buck is spotted Tuesday off N.M. 4 near Bandelier National Monument. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Artist Erin Breneman Presents Colored Pencil Solo Exhibition At Karen Wray Gallery Thursday Oct. 24

on October 22, 2019 - 8:53pm
Erin Breneman artwork, done in pencil. Courtesy photo
 
Erin Breneman artwork, done in pencil. Courtesy photo
 
Erin Breneman
 
ART News:
 
It can be hard to pursue your own creativity when you have young kids in the house. But Erin Breneman has been able to develop her artistic talent as a parent.
 
For her, the key was to choose a medium that doesn’t make a mess. Colored pencils.
 
Using colored pencils she captures flowers in astounding lifelike detail.
 
Her work is now being featured in a solo exhibition at the Karen Wray Gallery in Los Alamos.
 
The community is invited

Los Alamos Jazz Project Performs At Smith Auditorium

on October 22, 2019 - 4:04pm
Starting at 6 p.m., Dec. 12, the LAHS Jazz Band, LAMS Jazz Bands One and Two, and the Los Alamos Jazz Project will host a winter concert at Duane Smith Auditorium. Courtesy photo
 
Courtesy photo
 

JAZZ BAND News:

 
The Los ALamos High School Jazz Band, Los Alamos Middle School Jazz Bands One and Two, and multiple combos from the Los Alamos Jazz Project performed Oct. 15 at Duane Smith Auditorium. 
 
The music played by these different groups ranged from classic jazz standards, such as “Now is the Time” and “Moanin”, to Brazilian bossa nova style jazz, including Antonio Carlos Jobim’s

Help Still Needed For Guinness World Record Attempt

on October 22, 2019 - 7:36am
Los Alamos Arts Council Vice President Steve Bublitz in front of CB FOX Saturday promoting the upcoming attempt in downtown Los Alamos to break the Guinness World Record for the most people caring pumpkins at one time. ‘We can do this Los Alamos!’ Bublitz said. Volunteers are still needed to help with the event. Respond to help by Wednesday. Oct. 23 to laacpumpkincarvingparty@gmail.com. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
LAAC News:
 
To gather 1,300 people carving pumpkins at the same time in downtown Los Alamos and break the Guinness World Record Saturday, Oct. 26 ... help is

Daily Postcard: View Saturday On Central Avenue

on October 22, 2019 - 6:19am

Daily Postcard: View Saturday morning looking west on Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Lensic Presents Wise Fool’s Circus Luminous 2019: Chaos! Thanksgiving Weekend Nov. 29 Through Dec. 1

on October 21, 2019 - 6:12pm
Circus Luminous 2018 scene. Courtesy/Anne Staveley
 
The Lensic News:
 
SANTA FE — The Lensic presents Wise Fool’s Circus Luminous 2019: Chaos!, Nov. 29 through Dec. 1.
 
Circus Luminous 2019 is a miraculous, family-friendly extravaganza that explores the ups and downs of chaos, with acrobats, dancers, aerialists, jugglers, contortionists, a live band and more!
 
Tickets: $20-$45 (Kids 12 and under: $12-$27). Available at Lensic.org, 505.988.1234, or at The Lensic box office, 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.
 
You’ll experience four competing approaches to dealing with

Deer Visit Los Alamos Neighborhood Sunday

on October 21, 2019 - 8:38am

Deer pay a visit Sunday to a local residence near 48th Street  Photo by Nesha Fehnel

Photo by Nesha Fehnel

Daily Postcard: White Rock Home Set For Halloween

on October 21, 2019 - 7:08am

Daily Postcard: Spotted Sunday afternoon ... this house is all decked out and ready for Trick or Treaters at 118 Balboa Dr. in White Rock. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Scarecrows Surface For Contest On Central Avenue

on October 20, 2019 - 4:07pm

The Los Alamos Arts Council is again working with Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District to bring the Annual Scarecrow Contest to downtown Los Alamos. Community members are invited to vote for the ‘Fan Favorite’ through Oct. 26 at CB FOX Department Store, Fuller Lodge Art Center or the Los Alamos Visitors Center. As a part of the Halloweekend events,  Saturday, Oct. 26, there will be a special community event 1-2 p.m. during which the winning entry in ‘Fan Favorite’ and four other categories will each receive $75 in Chamber Checks redeemable at dozens of local businesses.

The Tallis Project At Cathedral Of St. John Nov. 23

on October 20, 2019 - 8:57am
 
PVNM News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Polyphony: Voices of New Mexico will stage, in a public setting, a reconstruction of Talls' monumental 40-part Renaissance motet, Spem in Alium, written in 1570 for eight choirs of five voices each.
 
Arguably the greatest work of Renaissance choral music by an English composer, Spem in Alium was Tallis' crowning achievement.
 
This project is supported by a grant from New Mexico Arts.
 
Date: Saturday, Nov. 23 at Cathedral of St. John, 318 Silver Ave. SW in Albuquerque.
 
5 p.m. Guest Lecture by Prof. Colleen Sheinberg
5:30 p.m.

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