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Students Create Valentine Cards For Veterans

on February 14, 2019 - 5:52pm

Students from the Los Alamos and White Rock Youth Activity Centers created Valentine cards for local troops serving our country as well as Valentine cards delivered this morning for local veterans at the VFW and the American Legion. Courtesy photo

Choral Society/Symphony Orchestra In Concert Sunday

on February 14, 2019 - 5:47pm


Join LACS/LASO at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 at Duane Smith Auditorium for a classical music concert lasting about an hour.

The concert will include two short pieces, “Ave Verum Corpus,” a lovely lament sung in Latin created by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1791, and “The Promise of Living,” from the opera The Tender Land, music by Aaron Copland, libretto by Horace Everett, which tells a story of farm life in the Midwest.

The third piece will be Ludwig Van Beethoven’s Mass in C Major, composed in the early 1800s.

Don Taylor’s Photography Celebrates 35 Years!

on February 14, 2019 - 8:39am
Don Taylor of Don Taylor’s Photography during an interview Tuesday afternoon in his studio in Central Park Square. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Don Taylor’s Photography is celebrating 35 years in business and owner Don Taylor is brimming with gratitude.

“The people in Los Alamos are very loyal to small businesses and I find that so rewarding,” Taylor told the Los Alamos Daily Post during an interview Tuesday at his studio in Central Park Square. “When I think of those 35 years – I am thankful.

Daily Postcard: Small Iceberg Spotted In Ashley Pond

on February 14, 2019 - 7:40am

Daily Postcard: A small iceberg has formed in the center of Ashley Pond. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Daily Postcard: View From Anderson Overlook

on February 13, 2019 - 6:33am
Daily Postcard: The view Monday from Anderson Overlook with a snow flurry underway in the valley. Photo by Ken Hanson

Moving Arts Española Gala Draws Mayors; Lab Officials

on February 12, 2019 - 9:18am

Welcoming 80 guests to the annual Moving Arts Española fundraising gala are Executive/School Director and Co-founder Salvador Ruiz-Esquivel, right, and his partner Artistic Director/Co-founder Roger Montoya Feb. 2 at Los Luceros Ranch north of Española near the village of Alcalde. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

The gala was a joyful event attended by Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Thom Mason, center, and Northern New Mexico College President Rick Bailey, third from left, who introduced Mason to educators including Española Superintendent of Schools Bobbie Gutierrez, left,

Legislative Roundup: Feb. 12

on February 12, 2019 - 5:54am
Anne Hanika-Ortiz walks along the painting-lined Annex Walkway Monday leading to the Capitol.. The Roundhouse and adjoining annex are home to the New Mexico Capitol Art Collection, which consists of 650 pieces by New Mexican artists including ceramics, photography, textiles and paintings. Photo by Gabriela Campos/The New Mexican
A mixed-media artwork titled "Mogollon Lion" by Linda Brewer was on display Monday in the Annex Walkway at the Capitol.

Meet Jesús Malverde Patron Saint Of Drug Lords

on February 12, 2019 - 5:35am
Statue of Jesús Malverde, the Patron Saint of Drug Lords. Photo by Mary Ann Hatchitt
ALBUQUERQUE New Mexico is a state where many homes are adorned with Santos, retablos, depictions of patron saints, and other cultural icons based in Christianity, often crafted by local artisans.
Recently, a diverse group of New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science employees and citizens serving as an advisory committee to Drugs: Costs and Consequences, the new exhibition now open at the Museum, received an education about a specific patron saint with a dark side.

Daily Postcard: Colorful Clouds Above White Rock

on February 12, 2019 - 5:11am

Daily Postcard: Dark gray clouds tinged in a fiery shade of orange color the sky early Monday morning above White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Daily Postcard: Bucks Spend Night On Yucca Street

on February 11, 2019 - 7:33am

Daily Postcard: Four bucks spent Friday night behind a building on Yucca Street. The bucks are fairly well known in the area having been seen traveling together for several years. Photo by Laurie Waters

Daily Postcard: Cooper’s Hawk Perches On Fence

on February 10, 2019 - 8:30am

Daily Postcard: A female Cooper’s Hawk perches on a fence Saturday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Lynn Wysocki-Smith

Dance Arts Los Alamos Students Compete In Las Vegas

on February 9, 2019 - 8:29am
DALA Director Stephen Wynne with dancers from left, Elizabeth Merrill, Jadie Gonzales and Avery Hinckley. Courtesy/DALA
DALA News:
Three local dancers representing Dance Arts Los Alamos, went to the big city of Las Vegas, Nev. for the Feb. 7 Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP) dance competition.  
Los Alamos High School student Avery Hinckley, 14, has been dancing since he was 4 years old. His goal is to one day become a professional ballet dancer. Los Alamos Middle School student Jadie Gonzales, 14, has been dancing since she was 7 years old.

2019 Lectures & Curator’s Coffee Series: ‘The Brain: It’s More Than You Think’ Saturday Feb. 23

on February 9, 2019 - 7:56am
2019 Lectures & Curator’s Coffee Series: The Brain: It’s More Than You Think Feb. 23 at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Courtesy/NMMNHS 
ALBUQUERQUE As part of the programming associated with the new traveling exhibition Brain: The Inside Story, which opens Saturday Feb. 23 at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, the museum’s 2019 Lectures & Curator’s Coffee Series theme is, “The Brain: It’s More Than You Think.”
Brain: The Inside Story draws on research and technology to present recent findings in neuroscience, highlighting

Taos Actor Brings ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ To Los Alamos Performing Arts Center Saturday Feb. 16

on February 9, 2019 - 7:42am

  • An immersive comedy about depression and the lengths we’ll go for those we love


The Performing Arts Center will host visiting artists from Taos in a performance of Every Brilliant Thing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.


You’re seven years old. Mom’s in the hospital because, says Dad, “she’s done something stupid.” So you start to make a list – everything that’s brilliant about the world, everything worth living for. Number 1: ice cream. Number 2: water fights. Number six: roller coasters. Over years, the list grows, evolves, and takes on a life of its own.



Daily Postcard: Buck Relaxes On Sycamore Street

on February 9, 2019 - 6:33am

Daily Postcard: A buck is spotted relaxing and soaking up the afternoon sunshine Friday on Sycamore Street in Los Alamos. Photo by David C. Guenther

Daily Postcard: View Wednesday On Main Hill Road

on February 8, 2019 - 7:03am

Daily Postcard: View Wednesday afternoon heading down the Main Hill Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Daily Postcard: Sandhill Cranes Fly Over White Rock

on February 7, 2019 - 7:54am

Daily Postcard: Sandhill Cranes circling to gain altitude in the sky heading north Monday above White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

LALT Hosts Reading For 8X10 Plays

on February 6, 2019 - 5:09pm

A past Los Alamos Little Theatre 8X10 production. Photo by Larry Gibbons

LALT News:

Los Alamos Little Theatre invites interested patrons and prospective actors to attend a play reading at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the Green Room at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St.

The evening’s reading will feature the eight short plays to be performed by LALT in May. The plays were selected from 22 scripts submitted by New Mexico playwrights.

This production format of short plays provides multiple opportunities for persons wishing to gain on-stage experience and offers a variety of roles

Art Council Sponsors Free Brown Bag Concert Today

on February 6, 2019 - 8:05am

The Los Alamos Arts Council is sponsoring a free concert noon to p.m. today at Fuller Lodge. Black Mesa Brass Quintet headed by Jan McDonald will preform and the community is invited to join them for what is sure to be an enjoyable hour of music. Courtesy photo

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Breaks Through Dark Clouds

on February 6, 2019 - 7:22am

Daily Postcard: Dark clouds fill the sky as the sun begins to rise early this morning in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Quirky Pairing For Post-Valentine’s Day Dinner

on February 5, 2019 - 9:34am



Secret City Kitchen, the UNM-LA cafe and Los Alamos Makers, the local makerspace at 3540 Orange St., have come together to present a "Date Night" like no other.

Friday, Feb. 15, the makerspace will turn into a quirky pop-up venue for a unique evening of exquisite food, paired with a memorable experience making a custom keepsake.

Secret City Kitchen will serve a special 3-course meal and each couple will get a chance to choose their 5 by 7 design and leave with a custom commemorative laser-engraved sign.

The deadline to register for the event is Thursday, Feb.

10th Annual Folk Art Flea On The Move

on February 5, 2019 - 5:40am
Table of paintings; flat art. Courtesy photo
Blusas. Courtesy photo
SANTA FE The Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) is celebrating the 10th year of its innovative Folk Art Flea, and it is on the move. Normally held in May, this year’s Flea is jumping to June—Saturday, June 8.
The Flea also is moving outdoors. Look for the big tent on Milner Plaza on Museum Hill where this year’s Flea treasures will be waiting for new homes. The large tent will be easy to spot and will provide a roomy and shaded location for shoppers to peruse this year’s folk art finds.

Daily Postcard: Deer Grabs Snack On Barranca Mesa

on February 5, 2019 - 5:32am

Daily Postcard: A deer grabs a morning snack Sunday at a residence on Barranca Mesa. Photo by Dale Dalmas

Scenes From Art Center Reception For Two Shows

on February 4, 2019 - 3:42pm
Fuller Lodge Art Center hosted a reception Friday for its two February shows, Fly On The Wall in the main gallery and Universe in Pieces in the Portal Gallery. The event was part of the  Los Alamos Creative District's Creative Crawl. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Artist Deco with one of her large scale collages in the Portal Gallery. The one-woman show is called Pieces of the Universe. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Work featured in 'Fly on the Wall'. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Ted Greer with his photograph, McCauley Springs Pond.

Daily Postcard: Owl Spotted In Graduation Canyon

on February 4, 2019 - 8:02am

Daily Postcard: A Western Screech Owl is spotted Saturday in Graduation Canyon behind East Park in Los Alamos. Photo by Geoff Reeves