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Daily Postcard: Dramatic Cloud Formation

on February 28, 2018 - 6:03am

Daily Postcard: A dramatic cloud formation is spotted near sunset Tuesday over the Los Alamos County Golf Course. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Daily Postcard: View From Main Hill Road

on February 27, 2018 - 6:32am

Daily Postcard: View recently from the Main Hill Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

New Mexico Wildlife Center Hosts Drawing Classes

on February 26, 2018 - 1:48pm

The New Mexico Wildlife Center will host two drawing classes March 17 and March 24. Courtesy image


NMWC News:


The New Mexico Wildlife Center (NMWC) announces a new opportunity for bird lovers.


The center is offering drawing classes 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17 and 24 at its location at 19 Wheat St. in Espanola. The classes will feature several of the center’s ambassador raptors. The two three-hour sessions will be led by Deborah Donelson, MFA.

Yjastros 32 Tickets On Sale Now

on February 25, 2018 - 6:57am
Mystical and innovative, Yjastros 32 explores transformation and tradition in the art form of flamenco.
This breathtaking season features new works by Spanish flamenco master artists Jesús Carmona, Pedro Córdoba, Daniel Doña, and Adrián Santana. The expressive work of these incredible artists intertwine the roots of flamenco dance with modern interpretations to create a visually exquisite tapestry of stunning and powerful choreography.
The concert is 8 p.m. Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. For ticket information,

Los Alamos Arts Council March And April Events

on February 25, 2018 - 6:57am

LAAC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) announces its upcoming events. LAAC is a 501c3 non-profit corporation that for 50 years has supported creative arts activities in Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico.

For more information, visit or call 505.663.0477.

Brown Bag  Show
Los Alamos Arts Council presents a Brown Bag Performance featuring Kim Bakkum and Claire Detels, pianists from Taos, in a program of music by women composers: Clara Schumann (1819-1896), Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944), and Florence Price (1887-1953). The

Daily Postcard: Sunset Beyond Los Alamos Stables

on February 25, 2018 - 6:55am

Daily Postcard: The sun sets Friday evening beyond the Los Alamos stables. Photo by Trisha Ancell 

Friday sunset from the Los Alamos stables. Photo by Trisha Ancell 

BSMA: Lecture, Tour And Workshop On Comics And Science Saturday March 3

on February 24, 2018 - 4:49pm

Science Meets Comics At Bradbury Museum March 3

on February 24, 2018 - 6:02am
BSM News:
Comics expert Jeff Benham from 7000 B.C. leads a lecture at 10 a.m. on the history and use of science in comics.
Attendees can come just for the lecture, or make a whole day of it by adding in a tour of the Museum (led by Museum Director Linda Deck) and then take part in a workshop that helps them create their own science-based comic.

Registration is required for both the lecture and the lecture/tour/workshop combination:

Daily Postcard: Snow On The Valles Caldera

on February 24, 2018 - 5:48am

Snow Friday morning covers the Valles Caldera National Preserve.  Photo by Nina Thayer

March Brown Bag Performance Features Taos Pianists

on February 23, 2018 - 4:33pm
Claire Detels
LAAC News:
The Los Alamos Arts Council’s March Brown Bag Performance will feature pianists from Taos, Kim Bakkum and Claire Detels, playing music by Romantic era composers, Clara Schumann (1819-1896), Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944), and Florence Price (1887-1953).
Some of the music will be played “four-hands,” two players on one piano.
The concert will begin at noon Wednesday, March 7, in Fuller Lodge. The Brown Bag concerts are free to the public.
Bakkum and Detels are professional pianists who have each established an international performing career.

Bach Concert Series Comes To Los Alamos

on February 23, 2018 - 7:12am





Hear some of Bach’s greatest music during the Annual Bach Society Concerts.


New Mexico Performing Arts Society is hosting the concerts, which the New Mexico Bach Chorale and Players will perform.


The concerts are 7 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the United Church of Los Alamos. The shows continue at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at the Immaculate Heart Chapel in Santa Fe and at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Albuquerque.


Featured in the show will be Conductor and Artistic Director Franz Vote and

World-Renowned Artists Provide Incomparable Classical Music Moments At 2018 SFCM Festival July 15 - Aug. 20

on February 23, 2018 - 7:00am
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SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival presents another spectacular lineup in its 46th season, which runs July 15 through Aug. 20.
The Festival’s 40 concerts feature nearly 100 works — including five premieres — performed by the world’s finest classical musicians in beautiful and intimate venues in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Conductor and violinist Alan Gilbert returns to the Festival to serve as Artist-in-Residence for an unprecedented third time.
Spanning the 18th through the 21st centuries, the Festival’s 2018 repertoire includes

Daily Postcard: Young Buck Stretches Tall For A Meal

on February 23, 2018 - 6:57am

Daily Postcard: A young buck stands on its hind legs and stretches tall to snack on bird seed from a feeder in a back yard on 36th Street in the Denver Steels neighborhood. Photo by R D Little

Duane Smith Auditorium Delay Explained

on February 22, 2018 - 12:55pm

An electrical room at Duane Smith Auditorium Wednesday. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

View from the hallway near the bathrooms Wednesday at Duane Smith Auditorium. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

The lobby area at Duane Smith Auditorium on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Maire O'Neill/


Los Alamos Daily Post

Delays in the renovation project at Duane Smith Auditorium have caused the Los Alamos Light Opera production of  “Guys and Dolls” to move its performances to March 22-24 and change the location to Crossroads Bible

Daily Postcard: Deer Grazes On Walnut Street

on February 21, 2018 - 5:35am

Daily Postcard: Deer grazing Saturday near a residence on Walnut Street. Photo by Robert Beberniss

National Hispanic Cultural Center Premieres Documentary On Acclaimed Folklorist Nasario García

on February 20, 2018 - 6:15am
Acclaimed folklorist and author Nasario García will be at the premiere of the documentary ‘Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco’ Thursday in Albuquerque. Courtesy photo

NHCC News:

SANTA FE ― The documentary, Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco, a film about landscape and memory, will have its National Hispanic Cultural Center premiere at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Bank of America Theatre, 1701 4th St SW in Albuquerque.

The film is presented as part of the Bank of America Free Thursday Film Series.

Pianist To Perform First Santa Fe Concert March 11

on February 20, 2018 - 5:56am

Moldovan-American pianist Alexander Paley


A rare opportunity to hear Alexander Paley, the phenomenal Moldovan-American pianist, who will make his first appearance in Santa Fe at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe.

Paley defected from Russia to the United States in 1988 and later moved to Paris.

More than 20 years ago he founded two music festivals, in Richmond, Va., and Moulin d’Ande in France. His career is a busy mix of solo recitals, concerti and chamber music and he performs unusual four-hand piano works with his wife, Pei-wen Chen.

Hear Two Flying Fiddles Saturday At Planetarium

on February 20, 2018 - 5:56am
Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan are House of Hamill and perform Saturday night in the Planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Daily Post

Join two master fiddlers for a unique concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday Feb. 24 “under the stars” in the Planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road.

House of Hamill is an acoustic duo from Philadelphia, consisting of Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan, both accomplished fiddlers and violinists.

Daily Postcard: Evening Clouds Color Los Alamos Sky

on February 20, 2018 - 5:23am

Daily Postcard: Clouds color the sky Sunday evening over Los Alamos. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

‘Guys and Dolls’ Back On Track To Open March 22

on February 19, 2018 - 2:50pm
LALO News:

The gamblers of “Guys and Dolls” beat the odds and found a venue and a schedule that can accommodate the principal actors!

Los Alamos Light Opera presents “Guys and Dolls” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 22, 23, and 24, at Crossroads Bible Church on East Road, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the church.

Los Alamos Community Winds Presents ‘Joyride!’

on February 19, 2018 - 1:09pm
Los Alamos Community Winds Artistic Director Ted Vives conducts a recent rehearsal. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Community Winds

The Los Alamos Community Winds (LACW) would like to invite you to, “Joyride! A Journey in Music” at 7 p.m.Saturday, Feb. 24 at Crossroads Bible Church.

The Winds will perform selections from several renowned composers including Leonard Bernstein, Percy Grainger, Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, John Philip Sousa, Robert W. Smith, Franz von Suppé and Michael Markowski.

In celebration of Leonard Bernstein's centenary, LACW will continue

Calling Young Artists For 2018 Dog Jog Logo Contest

on February 19, 2018 - 12:56pm



Tails are wagging all over Los Alamos in anticipation of the 2018 Los Alamos Dog Jog and Fun Walk, Saturday, April 28 at Rover Park in White Rock.

The Dog Jog is an annual fundraiser for the Friends of Shelter and Companion Animals (FOSCA), that provides funding for spay/neuter surgeries and for catastrophic veterinary care for pets.

The Dog Jog Committee is calling on all creative young artists to put their imaginations and love of dogs to work by submitting a drawing for the 2018 Dog Jog Logo Contest!

The Logo Contest is open to youngsters in third through sixth grades

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Unveils Blanket Of Clouds

on February 19, 2018 - 7:43am
Sundays sunrise unveils a blanket of low clouds settled over the valley. Photo by Marc Bailey

Mutschlecner Reads From New Work At Library Feb. 22

on February 18, 2018 - 7:09am

Poet David Mutschlecner


Poet David Mutschlecner will read from his latest book of poetry “Icon” as the latest offering in Mesa Public Library’s Authors Speak series. The reading starts at 7 p.m., Thursday, .Feb. 22, in the Upstairs Rotunda of Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave. in Los Alamos.

Mutschlecner’s published work includes the poetry books “Esse,” “Sign” and “Enigma and Light” from Ahsahta Press, and “Veils” from Stride Press.

Meow Wolf Completes Major Upgrades

on February 18, 2018 - 6:47am
New artists, new rooms, new murals, new café and bar and a new portal to the multiverse! Courtesy photo
SANTA FE Renowned arts and entertainment group Meow Wolf has announced completion of a major series of upgrades to its internationally-celebrated House Of Eternal Return.
Notable upgrades include new rooms by new artists including L.A.-based Cakeland creator Scott Hove, the new Float Café & Bar featuring authentic Cajun cuisine from Meow Wolf’s successful and expanding Trinity Kitchen, and a new secret portal into the multiverse.