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Posts From The Road: Shades Of Gold

on October 20, 2019 - 7:38am

A Mixed Bag: An assortment of color and hues are seen on a hillsidenear Carbondale, Colo., showing aspens in various stages of transformation from summer to winter. Photo by Gary Warren/

Getting Close: The base of a group of aspen trees near Breckenridge, Colo., shines with gold leaves on the trees and many gold leaves cover the ground. Photo by Gary Warren/


Formerly of Los Alamos
For those of us who live in the Rocky Mountain West, the changing color of aspen leaves is a sure sign that summer is fading and fall is upon us.

Daily Post: Tall Trees Along Santa Barbara Trail

on October 20, 2019 - 7:14am

Daily Post: Scene of tall trees spotted Wednesday along the Santa Barbara Trail near Truchas in the Carson National Forest. Photo by Dave North

Fall Arts & Crafts Fair 9 A.M. To 3:30 P.M. Today!

on October 19, 2019 - 6:25am

Fifty artists and artisans from all over New Mexico are participating in the 39th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair at First Baptist Church of Los Alamos, 2200 Diamond Dr. New this year: Bang Bite Filling Station Food Truck. Courtesy/FLAC

Artwork by Elizabeth Brosha. Courtesy/FLAC

Artwork by Gary Chaffin. Courtesy/FLAC

Artwork by John Segell. Courtesy/FLAC

Daily Postcard: Pajarito Mountain Covered In Fall Colors

on October 19, 2019 - 5:33am

Daily Postcard: An early morning view Thursday of Pajarito Mountain blanketed in fall colors. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Daily Postcard: Yearlings Spotted On Barranca Mesa

on October 18, 2019 - 6:57am
Daily Postcard: Three yearlings are spotted roaming carefree Thursday morning on Barranca Mesa. Photo by Ken Hanson

Community Winds Presents Fall Concert Saturday

on October 17, 2019 - 1:50pm

The Los Alamos Community Winds performing Oct. 11 at Evening of Arts and Culture selections from its upcoming concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Crossroads Bible Church. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/


The Los Alamos Community Winds season opener is a little of this and a little of that. The Fall Concert is 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Crossroads Bible Church.

In celebration of its 20th season, LACW will perform several favorites from past concerts including ‘E.T.

Sangre de Cristo Chorale: ‘Heavenly Home’ Oct. 19-20

on October 17, 2019 - 7:53am

The Sangre de Cristo Chorale will peform its ‘Heavenly Home’ concert at 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church in Santa Fe and 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the United Church of Los Alamos. Courtesy photo


The Sangre de Cristo Chorale will present its fall concert Heavenly Home at 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church in Santa Fe and at 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the United Church of Los Alamos.

The Sangre de Cristo Chorale also will perform Heavenly Home at 3 p.m. Oct. 27 during the Bosetti Concert Series at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver.  


Daily Postcard: Fall Colors Brighten Bandelier

on October 17, 2019 - 6:20am

Daily Postcard: Fall color surrounds the village of Tyuonyi in Bandelier National Monument. October at Bandelier brings warm days while the nights are cool to downright cold. The first snow of the season near the visitor center often happens around Halloween with earlier snow in the park's high country. Migrating cranes can be heard flying north overhead and male tarantulas may be encountered on the ground as they wander around searching for love. Photo by Sally King

On The Job In Los Alamos: Local Artist Richard Swenson Creating Metal Menagerie Large And small

on October 16, 2019 - 10:48am

On the job in Los Alamos Monday is local artist Richard Swenson in his studio on Los Pueblos where he creates his metal menagerie including this dragon head. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Metal artist Richard Swenson with his full dragon creation. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Praying Mantis mounted on a mailbox created by metal artist Richard Swenson. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

This creation by metal artist Richard Swenson is ready for Halloween. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Fish created by local metal artist

Change Of Seasons: Flower Baskets Coming Down

on October 15, 2019 - 3:42pm
Workers from Los Alamos Landscaping take down the flower baskets Monday that graced the town throughout the summer, including these on Central Avenue, signaling the change of seasons. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

‘News Of The World’ Filming In New Mexico

on October 15, 2019 - 9:58am
NMFO News:
SANTA FE News of the World, a post-Civil War adventure saga produced by Universal Pictures, has begun principal photography in and around Santa Fe, State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced Monday.
The production will continue in the state through November and employ more than 200 New Mexico crew members and 25 New Mexico actors.
“Our state film industry continues to draw sizable A-list productions, and that’s incredibly good news for our economy and workers,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said.

Daily Postcard: Tall Symbol Of Fall Spotted On Bryce

on October 15, 2019 - 7:53am

Daily Postcard: The sunny days and cool nights of fall have colored the leaves on this tall tree growing in a yard on Bryce Avenue near Rover Boulevard in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Teatro Paraguas: Divining Bernhardt By Bridget Kelly

on October 14, 2019 - 12:23pm
Divining Bernhardt, A One-Woman Comedy Written and Performed by Bridget Kelly at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie, Santa Fe.
Divining Bernhardt is a live one-woman comedy that explores the power of connection and inter-generational mentorship through the multimedia languages of today. The biographical clock is ticking for wallflower scholar, Phoebe Wainwright, who is desperate to complete her life’s work based on troubled and charismatic 19th Century stage diva Sarah Bernhardt.

Puss In Boots Or El Gato con Botas In November

on October 14, 2019 - 9:49am

Daily Postcard: Hiking Acid Canyon Loop

on October 14, 2019 - 7:59am

Daily Postcard: A hiker rubs off a Trail Marker for the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau program Monday along Acid Canyon Loop. To learn all about the trails to hike inside the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau program underway at the Los Alamos Nature Center, click here. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

More Arts And Culture As Fuller Lodge Art Center Opens Point Of View And Secret City In Unseen Light Exhibits

on October 13, 2019 - 12:13pm

The ninth opening of the Point of View exhibit opened Saturday evening at the Fuller Lodge Art Center and features 58 works selected from nearly 100 submissions and carefully selected by a panel of jurors. Photo by John McHale/

In conjunction to Point of View, Justin Ramsey opened his solo exhibit The Secret City in an Unseen Light in the Portal Gallery Saturday evening at Fuller Lodge Art Center.

More Scenes From 2019 Evening Of Arts And Culture

on October 13, 2019 - 11:14am
Evening of Arts and Culture drew hundreds to 11 Los Alamos venues where more than 23 individuals and groups waited to to entertain them Friday night. The Clay Club held a sale and fundraiser in the pottery studio at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
These perky pets were one of the items for sale at the pottery studio. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Some preferred the tasty treats to other items on sale. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Actors Eric Bjorklund and Amelia Dolejsi discuss wrinkles, homework and wisdom in a scene

Scenes From 2019 Evening Of Arts And Culture

on October 13, 2019 - 10:13am

Members of the Los Alamos Jazz Project perform Friday night at the Los Alamos Nature Center. The performance was part of the Evening of Arts and Culture, which is spearheaded by the Los Alamos Arts Council. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

The Los Alamos Jazz Project wows the crowd in the Los Alamos Nature Center's planetarium. The audience packed the house to hear the young musicians, which includes elementary, middle and high school students. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos Jazz Project musicians perform Friday night. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Celebration: New Pajarito Room Wreath At Fuller Lodge

on October 13, 2019 - 10:08am
The Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge now sports a brand new wreath. The former wreath was eaten by mice. This time, the creators decided to nix Indian corn in favor of pine cones. Community folks, including members of the Summit Garden Club and the Los Alamos Garden Club, along with representatives from Los Alamos County and the Historic Preservation Advisory Board gathered Friday afternoon to celebrate the unveiling of the new wreath at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladaily
The crowd listens to opening remarks by County Council Liasion to the Historic Preservation

Fort Union Artist-In-Residence Gives Painting Demo

on October 13, 2019 - 9:59am
NPS News:
WATROUS Fort Union Artist in Residence Melissa Weinman will give a painting demonstration at the national monument at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.
A member of Oil Painters of America, Melissa enjoys painting near mountains and rivers and their dramatic majesty. "I'm attracted to all subjects that are translucent and changing, therefore I'm drawn to paint fruit and flowers, water and clouds, and the figure. I aim to capture my subjects through a palpable sense of atmosphere, masterful drawing, and luscious paint handling," Melissa says.
Visitors interested in joining

SFO Reports State Of The Opera 2019 Season

on October 13, 2019 - 8:54am
 The back deck of the Crosby Theatre at the Santa Fe Opera. Photo by Paul Horpedahl
SFO News:
Running from June 28 to Aug. 24, the 2019 Season presented five operas in 36 performances, a special Santa Fe Opera debut concert by celebrated American soprano Renée Fleming with the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra led by Music Director Harry Bicket and two Apprentice Scenes performances.
The 63rd Season, the first led by General Director Robert K.

New Mexico And Arizona Bishops Gather In Tucson

on October 13, 2019 - 8:26am

Scene of the grounds at the Redemptorist Renewal Center in Tucson, Ariz., where Catholic Bishops from New Mexico and Arizona gathered Thursday afternoon for a meeting. Founded in 1963 for meetings and spiritual retreats, the Redemptorist Renewal Center is situated in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains and Sonoran Desert. Photo by Fr. Glenn Jones

‘Firstness’ Filming In New Mexico

on October 13, 2019 - 8:24am
NMFO News:
SANTA FE New Mexico State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced that the independent feature “Firstness”, produced by Firstness LLC, has begun principal photography through mid-October in Carrizozo, Tularosa, Capitan, Ruidoso and Alamogordo.  
The production will employ five New Mexico crew members, one New Mexico actor, and two New Mexico background actors.
The film is one of the first to take advantage of new tax film tax credit in New Mexico that provides an extra 5 percent incentive for productions in areas outside the Albuquerque-Santa Fe Corridor, said

Daily Postcard: Cirrus Fibratus Clouds Spotted Saturday

on October 13, 2019 - 8:13am

Daily Postcard: Cirrus fibratus clouds are spotted wisping across the sky Saturday morning on the way down the hill from Los Alamos, near Pojoaque High School. Cirrus clouds often produce hair-like filaments—similar to the virga produced in liquid–water clouds—called fall streaks, and are made of heavier ice crystals that fall from the cloud. The sizes and shapes of fall streaks are determined by the wind shear. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Cirrus fibratus clouds spotted in the sky Saturday morning on the way down the hill from Los Alamos. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Daily Postcard: Shadows On Graduation Canyon Trail

on October 12, 2019 - 6:43am

Daily Postcard: Shadows on the rocks along Graduation Canyon Trail. To learn all about the trails to hike inside the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau program underway at the Los Alamos Nature Center, click here. Photo by Jenn Bartram/