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Salon El Zaguán With Rob Martinez Jan. 10

on December 26, 2018 - 7:35am
Rob Martinez
 
HSFF News:
 
Historic Santa Fe Foundation presents the January Salon El Zaguán monthly lecture series with Rob Martinez on Brujería: A History of Witchcraft in New Mexico.
 
The talk is scheduled for 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in the sala of HSFF's El Zaguán located at 545 Canyon Road, Suite 2, Santa Fe.
 
There is no charge for admission for members and the non-members entry fee is $10. RSVP is required to 505.983.2567 or info@historicsantafe.org. Membership information on Join & Give page.
 
New Mexican enduring beliefs in witchcraft and the ways of sorcerers

Daily Postcard: Cloudy Sunrise Today Over White Rock

on December 26, 2018 - 7:08am

Daily Postcard: Cloudy sunrise emerging early this morning over White Rock. The National Weather Service forecasts 1-2 inches of snow will fall over the Los Alamos area today through early Thursday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Christmas Lights Shine Bright Around Los Alamos

on December 23, 2018 - 2:08pm

Christmas lights, the moon and a falling star Saturday night at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Central Avenue is decked out in holiday spirit Saturday night in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Marr family home on San Ildefonso Road has new displays this year and Santa and his elf will be giving out candy canes to community members who stop by to visit Christmas Eve. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

A Christmas display at a home on 45th Street. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

A Christmas display at a home on 36th Street and

Teatro Paraguas: ‘We Are Hispanic, American Women … Okay?’

on December 23, 2018 - 7:02am
Scene from ‘We Are Hispanic, American Women … Okay?’ Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas
 

TEATRO PARAGUAS News:

Teatro Paraguas is proud to present “We Are Hispanic, American Women… Okay?” (WAHAWO), by local playwright Patricia Crespín and directed by Alix Hudson, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 7-24.

Staged 10 years ago to the month by Paraguas, this revival of WAHAWO is a hilarious, heartfelt romp about sisterhood, generational wisdom, and body politics.

The play takes place in matriarch Ramona’s (JoJo Sena de Tarnoff) kitchen, where her grizzled and disillusioned mother

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Paints Sky Over White Rock

on December 23, 2018 - 6:57am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Saturday in White Rock on the morning after the Winter Solstice. Friday’s winter solstice: the shortest day and longest night of the year here in Earth’s northern hemisphere. Starting Saturday, the sun will be up a few seconds longer each day, signaling the start of the slow but steady march toward spring. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Daily Postcard: ...Not Christmas Without The truck!

on December 22, 2018 - 6:55am
Daily Postcard: It's just not Christmas without the truck! Been wondering where the famous Christmas truck is? It has been spotted parked outside of Don Taylor's Photography at 181 Central Park Square. For many years Don Taylor parked the truck near his studio on Central Avenue but it hasn't been seen since he moved to Central Park Square. Many people have told him that it's just not Christmas if they don't see the truck, which he has decorated annually for more than 20 years as his way of saying happy holidays to Los Alamos. Courtesy/Don Taylor's Photography

Daily Postcard: Jurors Exhibit Holiday Cheer

on December 21, 2018 - 6:43am

Daily Postcard: Jurors exhibit holiday cheer Wednesday night in front of the Los Alamos Justice Center at 2500 Trinity Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LALT: ‘Murder At The Lone Elm’ Cast Prepares For New Year’s Eve Performance

on December 20, 2018 - 4:05pm

The cast and crew of ‘Murder at the Lone Elm’ get ready for their opening performance New Year’s Eve. At top, standing, from left are actors Terry Beery, Cassandra Bowman, Shashi Charles, Matthew Waller, Spook Kellum, Aaron Waller, Joey Robinson (stage manager), Trish Ebberts (assistant director), Teresa Bradford and Alex L’Esperance. At bottom, kneeling or sitting, from left are Miles Ledoux (writer and director), Megan Pimentel, Gwen Lewis and John Gustafson (producer). ‘Murder at the Lone Elm’ is an interactive murder mystery, in which the audience is invited to help figure out whodunit.

2019 Native Treasures: Diego And Mateo Romero

on December 20, 2018 - 9:43am
Deer Dancer (from the Deer Dancer series), Mateo Romero 2018. Collection of the artist. Courtesy/Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
 
Theatre of War, Diego Romero. Courtesy/Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
 
Emergence Angle, Diego Romero. Courtesy/Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
 
Diego Romero. Photo by Cara Romero
 
MIAC News:
 
SANTA FE The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce Diego and Mateo Romero as the 2019 recipients of the Native Treasures Living Treasures award.  
 
This award honors Native American artists who have made outstanding artistic

Daily Postcard: Hiking Saturday At Bandelier

on December 20, 2018 - 8:39am

Daily Postcard: A doe spotted during a hike Saturday at Bandelier National Monument. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

A d oe and buck seen during a hike Saturday at Bandelier. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Ice around a stream  during a hike Saturday at Bandelier. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Dwellings seen during a hike Saturday at Bandelier. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Daily Postcard: The moon Above Bandelier

on December 19, 2018 - 8:11am

Daily Postcard: The moon is framed in a cloudy sunset at Bandelier National Monument. Visitor Center hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the Visitor Center will be closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Trails are open dawn to dusk 365 days a year, but Bandelier is alerting visitors not to let the short days of winter catch them unaware and to be sure to leave the park before dark. Also, strong winds and hazard trees because of recent fires and forest die-back have left some areas of the park potentially dangerous during times of high winds.

Daily Postcard: Doe And Buck Spotted At Bandelier

on December 17, 2018 - 7:08am

Daily Postcard: A doe and buck are spotted during a walk Saturday afternoon at Bandelier National Monument. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Scenes From Gingerbread House Building Workshop

on December 16, 2018 - 7:40am

The Family Strengths Network presented its annual ginger bread house building workshop Wednesday at 3540 Orange St. FSN offers four classes, one for toddlers, two for the school ages and one for the teens and adults. This year's classes mark the 17th year that FSN has offered the classes for the holiday season. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Dante Maez is busy decorating pieces for his house. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Alaina and Elizabeth Cleveland work on the pieces of their house. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Gillian Hsiehratliff puts the finishing touches on her

Daily Postcard: Inspirational Message At FBCLA

on December 16, 2018 - 7:13am

Daily Postcard: An inspirational message is carved in wood and fixed to a tree trunk to form a cross at the edge of the parking lot of First Baptist Church Los Alamos at 2200 Diamond Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

A cross and inspirational message at First Baptist Church Los Alamos at 2200 Diamond Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Letter To The Editor: LAAC Thanks Los Alamos!

on December 15, 2018 - 10:10am
By CHRIS MONTEITH
Interim Executive Director
Los Alamos Arts Council

Los Alamos Arts Council would like to take this time to thank all of the people who have helped to make the events at LAAC a roaring success.

Over the past six months, we have had several events that have required the help of other organizations in town, as well as the assistance of many volunteers.

Our number one Thank You goes to our board members and their families, who spend many hours in preparation, as well as time staffing each event.

Arts & Crafts Fair Benefits PVHS Band Saturday

on December 14, 2018 - 10:34am
Proceeds from arts and crafts fair Saturday at Pojoaque Valley Middle School Auditorium benefit concert band students at Pojoaque Valley High School. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen
 
Some of the items entered in the arts and crafts fair Saturday. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen
 
By BERNADETTE LAURITZEN
Los Alamos

Debra Minyard may be a White Rock resident, but by day she is a mother of sorts to 40 kids as she dons her teacher cape as the band director for Pojoaque Valley High School.

She is asking for the community's help supporting her concert band students as they host an arts and

Christmas Tubas Concert At TOTH Dec. 22

on December 14, 2018 - 6:37am

The Christmas Tubas perform in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 in Kelly Hall at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The community is invited to hear the mellow sounds of the Christmas Tubas as they perform in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 in Kelly Hall at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church.

The group is made up of a core of adult musicians from other groups in Los Alamos (Big Band, Symphony, etc.), and is augmented by talented high school students.

They play a variety of arrangements created specifically for a tuba choir, and some tunes that

2018 Winter Indian Market Dec. 14-16

on December 13, 2018 - 7:37am

Daily Postcard: Buck Nibbles Birdseed At Local Home

on December 13, 2018 - 7:25am

Daily Postcard: A buck is spotted eating birdseed spilled on the grass of a home recently on Camino Encantado. Photo by Thai Ha

Daily Postcard: Ponderosa Pine Forest At Bandelier

on December 12, 2018 - 6:19am

The Ponderosa Pine Forest at Bandelier National Monument gets more moisture from winter snows and summer rains than lower elevation zones. Ponderosa pine forests are found at middle elevations on the Pajarito Plateau where increased snowfall and summer rains create wetter conditions. The Ancestral Pueblo people used these trees as roof beams for their homes and hunted the mule deer, which thrive in this community. Ponderosa pine forests provide important habitat for a wide range of species such as Abert's Squirrels, Red-tailed Hawks and Western Bluebirds. Source: Bandelier.

Daily Postcard: Buck Leaps Over Fence Sunday

on December 11, 2018 - 5:10am
Daily Postcard: A buck is spotted leaping over a fence to visit an elk grazing on grass Sunday on Arkansas Avenue. Photo by Stan Bodenstein
 
The buck also is spotted Sunday sauntering across Arkansas Avenue. Photo by Stan Bodenstein

More Scenes From 2018 Holiday Lights Parade

on December 10, 2018 - 1:28pm

First place winner in the 2018 WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade is the Immaculate Heart of Mary float. The annual parade Saturday night illuminated Central Avenue with many brightly colored lights and ornaments displayed on the 35 floats participating this year. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Dominic Dinkel and a contingent of angels walk with the IHM float down Central Avenue in the 2018 WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade. Photo by Maria Dinkel

The New Beginnings Fellowship float is the runner-up in the 2018 Holiday Lights Parade. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the

Help LALT Figure Out Whodunnit New Year's Eve

on December 10, 2018 - 12:31pm

LALT News:

If you are wondering what to do this New Year’s Eve, why not get in touch with your inner Sherlock Holmes and come help the Los Alamos Little Theatre (LALT) figure out Whodunnit?

LALT will offer a special New Year’s Eve performance of its January show, “Murder at the Lone Elm” at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 31 at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St. in Los Alamos.

“Murder at the Lone Elm”, written and directed by Miles Ledoux, is an interactive murder mystery — meaning the audience gets to interrogate the suspects to see if they can determine who the murderer is.

The play is set in the

Free Meow Wolf Ticket For Each UNM Lobos Entry

on December 10, 2018 - 9:59am

Courtesy photo

MEOW WOLF News:

SANTA FE – Meow Wolf strongly supports local sports teams and athletes and has partnered with the University of New Mexico Lobos to offer a free ticket to House Of Eternal Return with each Lobos ticket purchased for the Dec. 11 game versus the University of Colorado Buffaloes.

Meow Wolf tickets will be distributed by ushers upon entry, and are valid 2 p.m. until close, Dec. 12-17.

“Sports and arts are closely related in my mind,” Meow Wolf CEO Vince Kadlubek said. “Growing up, both athletics and creativity were opportunities for expression and self-discovery.

Daily Postcard: Snow Covered Rose In White Rock

on December 10, 2018 - 7:44am

Daily Postcard: Snow from the storm Friday covers this rose in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

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