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Local Actress Nora Cullinan On Broadway Monday!

on June 22, 2019 - 5:03pm
Los Alamos actress Nora Cullinan will perform on the Broadway stage Monday, June 24 in the Jimmy Awards. Courtesy photo
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Los Alamos actress Nora Cullinan bested 10 other New Mexico female high school students for the title of Best Actress in the Enchantment Awards May 4 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque, winning the opportunity to work with Broadway professionals and perform on a Broadway stage in the Jimmy Awards® in New York City.

The National High School Musical Theatre Awards® (NHSMTA®) program impacts more than

Daily Postcard: Purple Poppies Bloom On Futura

on June 21, 2019 - 5:49am

Daily Postcard: Purple poppies bloom Thursday on Futura Drive in White Rock. Photo by Susan Kestell
Photo by Susan Kestell

SFCC Presents Maasai Beading Class July 9

on June 19, 2019 - 6:25am
Maasai beaded necklace with beaded medallion. Courtesy/SFCC
 
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College Continuing Education Department will offer a Maasai beading Continuing Education class presented by International Folk Artist Phoebe Lasoi 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, July 9.
 
Lasoi is a Maasai designer and beading expert from the Kitengela community in Kenya, just outside Nairobi city and on the southern border of the Nairobi National Game Park. Under the auspices of Acacia Moyo, (www.acaciamoyo.org) she has been invited to participate in the International Folk Art Market this year,

Daily Postcard: Rose Blooms On Trinity Drive

on June 19, 2019 - 5:33am

Daily Postcard: A rose blooms Tuesday afternoon on Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Sally Hayden Von Conta Art Exhibition July 5-26

on June 18, 2019 - 6:34pm
A plein air pastel by Sally Hayden von Conta. Courtesy/Historic Santa Fe Foundation
 
Artist Sally Hayden von Conta. Courtesy/Historic Santa Fe Foundation
 
HSFF News:
 
Historic Santa Fe Foundation (HSFF) is hosting Chasing the Heart, an exhibition of Sally Hayden von Conta's plein air pastels July 5-26 with the opening 5-7 p.m., Friday, July 5 at HSFF’s El Zaguán, 545 Canyon Road.
 
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

von Conta’s newest exhibition features plein air pastels that she created in visually compelling and inspirational locations around New Mexico.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Petree Garden Center

on June 17, 2019 - 11:11am

On the job in Los Alamos are Ethan Vincent and Kathy Wilson working Friday at Petree Garden Center & Florist at 2470 East Road. Vincent has worked at Petree Garden Center for two years and Wilson previously worked at Pajarito Greenhouse and now Petree for a combined five years. Petree Garden Center & Florist is open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and closed Monday. For more information, visit www.petreegardencenter.com. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

NMFO: ‘Briarpatch’ To Film In New Mexico

on June 17, 2019 - 10:16am
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico State Film Office (NMFO) today announced that the USA Network television series, “Briarpatch” produced by UCP (Universal Content Productions) and Paramount Television will begin principal photography mid-June through the end of September in Albuquerque.  
 
Starring Rosario Dawson, who will also serve as a producer, the production will employ approximately 100 New Mexico crew members and 250-350 New Mexico background talent per episode.
 
“Briarpatch” follows Allegra Dill (Dawson), a dogged investigator returning to her border-town Texas home after

Daily Postcard: Stormy Sky Sunday Over Aster Street

on June 17, 2019 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: A stormy sky is spotted Sunday over Aster Street in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Doe Swims Across Animas River

on June 16, 2019 - 6:59am

Daily Postcard: This mule deer doe was spotted swimming across the Animas River in May in Farmington by a couple from England visiting friends in Los Alamos. They made a short trip to Farmington to see the sights and spotted the doe in the river. The current was strong, but the doe made it across just fine and was only swept downstream a short distance. Photo by Heather Toomer

Everything’s Coming Up Rainbows At Pride Celebration

on June 15, 2019 - 1:28pm
Pride SWAG shows Los Alamos Pride and helps fund the second annual celebration Friday at Central Park Square. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Pride banner at the celebration. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Gillian Sutton of Flowers by Gillion sells Rainbow Roses at the event. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Unicorn for a day at Los Alamos Pride Celebration. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Show your colors! Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Pride decorations. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
ICYC, the sexual health textline for teens answers questions at the Pride

Scenes From Mapmaker At Fuller Lodge Art Center

on June 15, 2019 - 12:33pm
A guest checks out the art at the opening reception for 'MapMaker' Friday at at Fuller Lodge Art Center. This new exhibit focused on maps, direction and the perception of the world. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The bluegrass band Quatro provided music at the opening reception of 'Mapmaker' Friday at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Master cartographer Andi Kron's map of the Trinity site detailing the mystery of 'Hot Canyon'. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Visitors to the opening of 'Mapmaker' discuss the exhibit Friday at

Daily Postcard: Red Poppies On Barranca Road

on June 15, 2019 - 7:51am

Daily Postcard: Red poppies bloom Friday along Barranca Road. Photo by Ken Hanson

Poet David Mutschlecner At Mesa Library June 20

on June 14, 2019 - 7:24am
Poet David Mutschlecner
 
LIBRARY News:
 
Poet David Mutschlecner will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at Mesa Public Library as part of the Library’s Authors Speak lecture series.
 
Mutschlecner has published six books of poetry, most recently Accord, from Otowi Crossing Press. Accord is a long poem in three parts that seeks union between idealist and realist positions; inner and outer realities are braided into one cord.
 
Mutschlecner's passion is theo-poetics, where poetry shines a vivifying light into philosophical-theology, bringing life to spiritual themes in a non-dogmatic

Daily Postcard: Southern Damselfly On Flower Petal

on June 14, 2019 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: A southern damselfly stands on a flower petal Tuesday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Marcela N. Walker

Festival Ballet Albuquerque & National Hispanic Cultural Center Present Sacred Journeys II Aug. 24-25

on June 13, 2019 - 7:15am
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Festival Ballet Albuquerque in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultiral Center (NHCC) presents Sacred Journeys II Aug. 24-25.
 
In this show, classical and contemporary dance combine with the eclectic music of two-time Grammy award-winning Taos Pueblo musician Robert Mirabal in a reflection of New Mexican cultures through dance, music and spoken word.
 
Performances are 7 p.m., Saturday and 2 p.m., Sunday in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre. Tickets are $14, $20, $29, $39 and $48, with a $2 discount for seniors, children 10 and younger and NHCC members.

Dr. Helen Tingsley Reads Original Poetry July 7

on June 13, 2019 - 6:58am
Courtesy photo
 
Dr. Helen Tingsley
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Dr. Helen Tingsley at 6 p.m., Sunday July 7, Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
 
Admission is free. For more information, see teatroparaguas.org.
 
Dr. Helen Tingsley will read from two of her recent books:
  • And the best goes on: poems, stories & snippets along the journey...
  • Me and My Grandma: A story for children about AIDS.
 
Based in New Jersey, Dr. Tingsley visits Santa Fe every year to see her daughter and family.

Los Alamos Pride Festival Events Schedule

on June 13, 2019 - 6:09am

Scene from Secret City Summer Concert Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

Scene from Secret City Summer Concert Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

Daily Postcard: Iris Blooming Along Cerro Grande Trail

on June 13, 2019 - 5:57am

Daily Postcard: Iris are blooming right now along the Cerro Grande Trail in Bandelier National Monument. Photo by Jeff Moore

Eye To Eye With A Praire Dog In Valles Caldera

on June 12, 2019 - 8:40am
Los Alamos resident Anna Yarrow had a relaxed tête-à-tête with this praire dog Friday at the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Photo by Anna Yarrow

On The Job In Los Alamos: Owner Mike Luna Getting Creative At Cruiser’s Custom Embroidery

on June 12, 2019 - 8:02am

On the job in Los Alamos Monday is owner Mike Luna of Cruiser’s Custom Embroidery, which specializes in high speed, high volume custom work with a machine that is definitely ‘not your mamma’s Bernina’. For more information, call 505.412.0488. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

MRM Free Summer Drawing Classes For Teens

on June 12, 2019 - 7:14am
 
MRM News:
 
The Millicent Rogers Museum is hosting a Taos Arts Club/Teen Art Studio summer drawing classes.
 
The classes are available for free to all youth ages 12-19, and complimentary materials will be available if needed thanks to a generous grant from the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation.  
 
Join the Millicent Rogers Museum as a member and receive great benefits. Memberships are tax-deductible and come with a variety of perks based on your member level.
 
All memberships come with free admission to the museum, a 10 percent discount in the store, and discounts on certain special

Daily Postcard: Ladybug Spotted On Potato Leaf

on June 12, 2019 - 6:05am

Daily Postcard: A ladybug basks in the warm sunshine Tuesday morning on a potato leaf growing in the garden of a residence in White Rock. One ladybug can eat up to 5,000 insects in its lifetime, according to nationalgeographic.com. Photo by Geoff Rodgers

LAAC Features The Moipei Triplets In Concert Today!

on June 11, 2019 - 11:30am

The Moipei sisters will perform at 6 p.m. today at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos Arts Council is bringing Taos Opera Institute’s “Cantos De Taos 2019” in a concert at 6 p.m. today in Fuller Lodge. The concert will showcase the Moipei triplets– Mary, Maggie and Marta.

The sisters will be accompanied by pianist Billie Whittaker. The concert is free but donations will be accepted.

The Moipei triplets from Nairobi, Kenya, are recent music graduates of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.

Their musical journey began in 2002 when they competed in the Kenya

LAAC Hosts Annual Meeting Tonight At Fuller Lodge!

on June 11, 2019 - 11:06am

Brian Billow's 'New Mexican Flag on Map' is one of two paintings that will be raffled during the Los Alamos Arts Council's annual meeting at  7 p.m. today at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

'Red Range' is one of the paintings that will be raffled during the Los Alamos Arts Council's annual meeting. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos Arts Council announces its annual meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge.

Los Alamos Creative District: Downtown Crawl Friday

on June 11, 2019 - 9:20am

 

CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

 

The Los Alamos Creative District is once again teaming up with local organizations to host a Downtown Creative Crawl Friday, June 14.

 

Schedule for Downtown Creative Crawl:

 

3-4 p.m. Los Alamos Nature Center/PEEC

Come pet a snake or ask questions about the animal exhibits with a member of the critter team. Critters are fed and available to be held.

 

4-7 p.m. Pride Festival

Pride Festival, presented by Friends of Los Alamos Pride, is a family-friendly festival celebrating the LGBTQ+ community.

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