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‘Goodnight, Los Alamos’ Book Signing At Bradbury Science Museum Saturday, March 9

on March 3, 2019 - 9:44am

The Bradbury Science Museum, an illustration in Goodnight, Los Alamos. Photo by Brenda Fleming

An illustration of the Fat Man atomic bomb in Goodnight, Los Alamos. Photo by Brenda Fleming

BSM News:

Did you get a copy of Goodnight, Los Alamos over the holidays? Do you want to purchase a copy for an upcoming birthday or baby shower? Now’s your chance to get it signed.

Author Whitney Spivey and illustrator Brenda Fleming will be at the Bradbury Science Museum with Sharpies in hand 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9.

The book—in which two little girls say goodnight to 26 notable places and

Daily Postcard: Trailer Full Of Street Signs

on March 2, 2019 - 8:37am

Daily Postcard: A flat bed trailer filled with street signs was spotted Friday in Los Alamos. Photo by JJ Gonzales

2019 Diversity Week Art Contest Winners Announced

on March 1, 2019 - 5:16pm

One Los Alamos announces the winners of the 2019 Diversity Week Art Contest. Children and Young Adults K-12 were asked to submit artwork celebrating what diversity means to them. Three winners were chosen from 34 creative entries. The winners are, from left, Kylie Shrader (3rd place), Kara-Lynn Christensen (2nd place) and Jillian Lewis (1st place), all 5th graders from Chamisa Elementary School. Art teacher in Renee Mitsunaga's art class. First place received $30, Second place $20 and Third Place $10 – all in Los Alamos Chamber Checks.

March 2019 Edition Of Prism Now Online

on March 1, 2019 - 7:24am

Click the image below to read the March edition of Prism.

Daily Postcard: Snow-Capped Caballo Mountain

on March 1, 2019 - 6:49am

Daily Postcard: Snow-capped Caballo Mountain peeking over Guaje Ridge. Photo by Ken Hanson

(R)evolution Of Spanish Pueblo Architecture In New Mexico March 2

on February 28, 2019 - 12:02pm
Rachel Preston Prinz
 
TCHS News:
 
The Taos County Historical Society announces its March 2, program “(R)evolution of Spanish Pueblo Architecture in New Mexico” with guest speaker Rachel Preston Prinz.
 
The illustrated lecture begins at 2 p.m., in the Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Boardroom, 118 Cruz Alta Road in Taos. The free program is open to the public and members of the Society.

Prinz will trace the beginnings of the style and its evolution in the early years (1912-1917), and how we see it today with new eyes. Today, in Santa Fe, there is an ongoing discussion of the Spanish

Daily Postcard: Scene At Bandelier National Monument

on February 28, 2019 - 6:14am

Daily Postcard: A scene at Bandelier National Monument. Winter/Spring hours at the Bandelier Visitor Center are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and park trails are open dawn to dusk 365 days a year. Courtesy/BNM

Recap Of Middle School Jazz Clinic And Performance

on February 27, 2019 - 8:54am
Los Alamos Jazz Project musicians and Director Ryan Finn. Courtesy photo
 
MUSIC News:
 
Middle school jazz musicians from around the state gathered last weekend in Los Alamos this weekend for two days of intensive learning and rehearsal, culminating in a concert that’s open to the public.
 
Los Alamos Jazz Project Director Ryan Finn created the event to include middle school musicians in the state’s vibrant jazz education program.
 
“This year, the New Mexico Music Educators association expanded to include jazz in its All-State band programs, but that left middle school students

Daily Postcard: Early Morning Sky Over White Rock

on February 27, 2019 - 7:13am

Daily Postcard: Early morning sky Friday over White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Santa Fe Opera Young Voices Concert Sunday

on February 26, 2019 - 8:12pm

MUSIC News:

Join the Los Alamos Opera Guild for a membership social and concert by Young Voices of The Santa Fe Opera. 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3 at the Los Alamos United Church, 2525 Canyon Road.

Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. for a reception with punch and cookies. The reception will continue after the concert. Admission is by donation.

Vocalists Eleanor Henderson, Alexander Waters, Maya Rogers, and Jeremiya Palmer-Scott will present operatic works.

Community members are encouraged to join or renew membership in the Los Alamos Opera Guild.

Scenes From Filming At Los Alamos County Airport

on February 26, 2019 - 8:05am

Scene of generators, lighting and other equipment Monday night at the Los Alamos County Airport as crews filmed scenes for the final season 1 episodes of Our Lady, LTD, (Our Lady of Perpetual Grace). Our Lady, LTD is a 10-episode modern noir drama, produced by MGM Television, about a young grifter who attempts to prey upon a pastor who turns out to be far more dangerous than he suspects. The series stars Ben Kingsley as Pastor Byron Brown and Jimmi Simpson as the disgraced firefighter turned grifter. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Crews film scenes for the final season 1 episodes of

LAPS District-Wide Art Exhibition Wednesday

on February 26, 2019 - 7:37am
 
LAPS News:
 
The community is invited to the Los Alamos Public Schools district-wide art exhibition, 5-7 p.m., Wednesday on the 3rd floor of Mesa Public Library.
 
Refreshments will be served and music will be provided by the Los Alamos Jazz Project.
 
March is Youth Art Month and also Music in the Schools Month. LAPS Art Teacher and Youth Art Month Coordinator, Renee Mitsunaga, explained that during Youth Art Month, students engage in a problem-solving creativity project that inspires them to use art to communicate the given theme.

Auto Electric Plays Blue Window Mardi Gras Party 3/5

on February 26, 2019 - 7:08am

 

Legislative Roundup: Feb. 26

on February 26, 2019 - 6:58am
Daniel ‘DC’ Casillas of Albuquerque, who works with On Set FX, applies movie makeup to Nicole Montoya of Glorieta as part of a demonstration Monday during Film and Media Day at the Capitol in Santa Fe. Photo by Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican
 
By The Santa Fe New Mexican:
 
Days left in the session: 18
 
Confirmed: The Senate on Monday voted 34-0 to confirm Jackie White as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
 
White, 44, previously worked as a captain for the Albuquerque Fire Department.

Daily Postcard: Red-naped Sapsucker In White Rock

on February 26, 2019 - 6:54am

Daily Postcard: A Red-naped Sapsucker is spotted in a tree Saturday on Mesa Verde Drive in White Rock. Photo by Jacqueline E. Ladach

Student Art Show Opens At Mesa Library Wednesday

on February 25, 2019 - 3:48pm

The walls in the upstairs art gallery at Mesa Public Library are beginning to fill up with artwork created by students from every school in the Los Alamos Public School System. Courtesy photo

LIBRARY News:

The Upstairs Art Gallery at Mesa Public Library is more colorful than it has ever been, with the walls covered with artwork created by students from every school in the Los Alamos Public School System.

The exhibit opens to the public with a reception 5-7 p.m. Wednesday and will remain on display regular library hours through March 24.

This year’s All-Schools Art Show at Mesa Public

One More Chance To Hear Edith Boulevard And Learn About Scottish Dancing At Fuller Lodge Tonight

on February 25, 2019 - 3:33pm
Clara Byom, left, and Deb Bluestone are the Albuquerque duo Edith Boulevard. They performed Sunday night at the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium. The duo will be playing for the Los Alamos Scottish Dancers at their regular meeting 7:30-10 p.m. today at Fuller Lodge. Everyone is invited to listen, watch or try it out for themselves! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Lutheran HSN Choir Performs In Los Alamos March 8

on February 25, 2019 - 12:39pm

Lutheran High School North Concert Choir will perform March 8 at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The Lutheran High School North Concert Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, March 8 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2000 Diamond Dr. Admission is free.

Lutheran High School North is a private Christian high school in Houston,Texas. The Lutheran High North Concert Choir is made up of 18 students from the nineth through the 12th grade.

Some students have sung in a choral setting for many years while others are, for the first time, experiencing what it is like to be

Daily Postcard: View From Oppenheimer Drive

on February 25, 2019 - 6:43am

Daily Postcard: View Sunday evening from Oppenheimer Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Icicles Line Roof On Bathtub Row

on February 24, 2019 - 7:18am
Daily Postcard: Icicles drip off the roofline of this home at 1999 Bathtub Row. Photo by Ken Hanson

Shaman Statue Near Overlook: ‘Celebrating Snow’

on February 23, 2019 - 9:54am

The Shaman statue ‘Celebrating Snow’ today near Overlook. Photo by Jenn Bartram

Snow Scene In White Rock This Morning

on February 23, 2019 - 9:04am

Snow scene this morning at a residence in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Artistic View Of Moon Over Los Alamos

on February 23, 2019 - 6:29am

Daily Postcard: An artistic view of the moon shines large Wednesday night above Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Chamisa Elementary School Teachers Collaborate On Artist In Residence Project Funded By LAPS Foundation

on February 22, 2019 - 4:18pm

Artist in residence Gasali Adeyemo poses with a group of 4th graders at Chamisa Elementary School. Courtesy/LAPSF

A student proudly displays her artistic creation. Courtesy/LAPSF

 

LAPS FOUNDATION News:

When educators are able to spread lessons across multiple disciplines, it can be a really effective means of teaching, not to mention a lot of fun for the students.

Last fall, Chamisa Elementary Librarian Beverly Nelson submitted a grant to the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation to help fund an artist in residence for the 2017-18 school year.

LAHS Choir In Concert With University Of Denver’s Lamont Chorale At Smith Auditorium Saturday

on February 22, 2019 - 7:47am
LAPS News:
 
Come hear Los Alamos High School’s Schola Cantorum in concert with University of Denver’s Lamont Chorale at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Duane Smith Auditorium.
 
Schola Cantorum is LAHS’s premiere mixed ensemble, having won state competitions twice, first in 2015 and again in 2017.
 
Los Alamos is the last stop on the Lamont Chorale’s tour of New Mexico, and they have already performed with Santa Fe and Albuquerque high school choirs.
 
The concert is free to attend and open to the public.

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