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Daily Postcard: Sun Sets Behind Pajarito Ski Hill

on March 8, 2019 - 6:38am

Daily Postcard: The sun sets Thursday behind Pajarito Ski Hill. Photo by Trisha Ancell

24th Annual Los Alamos Photo Club Show April 1-17

on March 7, 2019 - 10:10pm
LAPC News:
The Los Alamos Photo Club is hosting its 24th Annual Show April 1 through April 27 in the upstairs gallery of the Mesa Public Library.
The public is invited to the April 1 opening as well as to the April 16 Club walk-through. Both events will allow guests and participants to view submitted works and to interact informally with the photographers
The show is intended to give people who live or work in Los Alamos a chance to display their photos in a formal setting. Entries are not juried.

Scene Of Garden Installation At Home In White Rock

on March 7, 2019 - 11:57am

A Santa Fe Landscapes & Water Gardens installation underway Tuesday afternoon at a home on Rover Boulevard in White Rock. Santa Fe Landscapes & Water Gardens at 1718 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe, is a family owned and operated company established in 2005. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scene of a garden installation Tuesday afternoon at a home on Rover Boulevard in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Millicent Rogers Museum Hosts 7th Annual Taos Pueblo Artists Winter Showcase March 8-10

on March 7, 2019 - 7:36am
The 7th Annual Taos Pueblo Artists Winter Showcase is March 8-10. Courtesy photo
MRM News:
As part of the Millicent Rogers Museum’s ongoing commitment to Taos Pueblo, the museum is hosting its 7th Annual Taos Pueblo Artists Winter Showcase 5-7:30 p.m. March 8; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 9 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 10.
Unique and original artworks will be available for purchase directly from the artists, and visitors can still enjoy the museum’s permanent galleries during this event.
7th Annual Taos Pueblo Artists Winter Showcase—Kathleen Michaels, Office Manager at the Millicent Rogers

Daily Postcard: Pair Of Ravens Watch Sunrise

on March 7, 2019 - 7:09am

Daily Postcard: A pair of ravens perched atop a tree Tuesday in White Rock watch the sun emerge from behind the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

White Rock Artist Market Registration Now Open

on March 6, 2019 - 7:18am
The Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation (LACDC) and Discover Los Alamos are soliciting applications for this summer’s 7th Annual White Rock Artist Markets.
The markets are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, June 1 to Sept. 7 on the lawn outside the White Rock Visitor Center at 115 N.M. 4 in White Rock.
Space is limited and registrations are accepted until all slots are filled, others will be put on a waiting list. There is a fee of $25 per market registration.
“The White Rock Artist Markets offers a significant opportunity for artists

Daily Postcard: Leafless Tree Silhouetted By Sun

on March 6, 2019 - 7:07am

Daily Postcard: A leafless tree is silhouetted by the morning sun and clouds Monday in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Review: LALT Takes On ‘Church & State’

on March 5, 2019 - 7:56am
The cast of  ‘Church & State’ from left, Ian Foti-Landis, Sen. Charles Whitmore (Tim Orcutt)  Sara (Alexis Perry-Holby) and Alex Klein (Charlotte Jusinski). Courtesy/LALT
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Little Theatre is presenting a first rate production of “Church & State”, a play about the collision of the personal and the political, written by Jason Odell Williams.

The play is ably directed by Patrick McDonald. The quick shifts from comedy to drama and back present a challenge to which he rises admirably.

In brief, a

Legislative Roundup: March 5

on March 5, 2019 - 7:43am
Luann McConnell from the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces spins wool Monday in the state Capitol during Culture Day at the Legislature. Photo by Gabriela Campos/The New Mexican
A stack of tortillas decorated with stenciled patterns using cinnamon, colored sugars, Nutella and butter sit in a stack of edible art Monday at a booth in the state Capitol during Culture Day at the Legislature. Photo by Gabriela Campos/The New Mexican
SFNM News:
Days left in the session: 12
Another state song: O, Fair New Mexico has been the state song since 1973. New Mexico

Daily Postcard: Golden Sunrise At Overlook Park

on March 5, 2019 - 7:32am

Daily Postcard: The sky turns a golden hue as the sun begins to rise Sunday above Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Gabriel Andrade

Daily Postcard: Roadrunner Sculpture Captures Sunlight

on March 4, 2019 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: Local metal artist Richard Swenson's Roadrunner sculpture captures the sunlight Friday near El Parasol in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by JJ Gonazales

‘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
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


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/

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.