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O’Keeffe’s Desert Abstraction ‘Bear Lake’ Finds Home At New Mexico Museum Of Art

on December 7, 2017 - 7:53am
Georgia O'Keeffe, Desert Abstraction ‘Bear Lake’, 1931, oil on canvas, 16 1/2 x 36 1/2 in. On long term loan to the New Mexico Museum of Art from the Museum of New Mexico Foundation (1984.336) © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Photo by Blair Clark
MNMF News:
SANTA FE  In honor of the New Mexico Museum of Art Centennial year celebration, the Museum of New Mexico Foundation made permanent its long-term loan of the Georgia O’Keeffe’s Desert Abstraction (Bear Lake) to the Museum.
With this move, the 1931 O’Keeffe piece becomes part of the Museum of Art’s permanent collection. 

Iceland’s Secret Solstice 2018 Announces Exclusive Performances Inside A Glacier + Lava Tunnel

on December 7, 2017 - 7:46am
Into The Glacier. Photo by Juliette Rowland

The Lava Tunnel Raufarhólshellir. Courtesy photo
Iceland’s Secret Solstice, the bucket-list music festival held during 96 hours of straight sunlight in Reykjavik from June 21-24, 2018 announces the return of their signature side events, Into The Glacier and The Lava Tunnel for their fifth edition with tickets on sale at 7 a.m. ET / 4 a.m. PT Thursday, Dec. 7.
Combining a world-class music festival with the many one of a kind attractions that the land of fire and ice has to offer, Secret Solstice will once again prove why it

Coro De Camara Performs ‘Deck The Hall’ Concerts

on December 7, 2017 - 7:16am

Coro de Camara presents ‘Deck the Hall’ Dec. 15 at the United Church of Los Alamos and Dec. 17 at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos. Courtesy photo


Coro de Cámara presents “Deck the Hall”, a merry concert of holiday favorites and offers a free, 30-minute preview performance at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 for Santa’s arrival at the Santa Fe Railyard.

Full concert performances:

  • 7 p.m. Friday, Dec 15 at the United Church of Los Alamos, 2525 Canyon Road;
  • 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave.; and
  • 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec.

Daily Postcard: View Spotted From LAHS E Wing

on December 7, 2017 - 6:50am

Daily Postcard: The view spotted Wednesday from behind E wing at Los Alamos High School. Photo by Randall Morris

Free Weekly Raspberry Pi Club At Los Alamos Makers

on December 6, 2017 - 2:33pm
Einstein meets Raspberry Pi is one of the projects completed at Los Alamos Makers. The bust of Albert Einstein was 3D printed and brought to life with Raspberry Pi-powered animated eyes. Courtesy/Prisca Tiassé Yoder

Los Alamos Makers News:

“It's small. It's cheap” ($10). “You can turn it into an environmental monitor that can keep track of the temperature in your house, and even turn on your fan or air conditioner before you get home from work.”

This is how Akkana Peck describes the Raspberry Pi in her latest book, “Jumpstarting the Raspberry Pi zero - Controlling the world around you with

New Art Show On Display At Rose Chocolatier

on December 6, 2017 - 8:41am

Examples of art created by Lene Bryson, left, and Connie Pacheco on display through Jan. 16 at Rose Chocolatier in Central Park Square. Courtesy photo

ART News:

Rose Chocolatier is hosting artists and friends Connie Pacheco and Lene Bryson. Their work is on display at Rose Chocolatier throughout the holiday season.

Forty plus years of memories connect these two friends who are sharing the results of their creative passions in this show at Rose Chocolatier.

Pacheco has worked in many media, lately with new materials including mica and gold leafing.

Daily Postcard: Cattails Spotted At Fenton Lake

on December 6, 2017 - 8:22am

Daily Postcard: Seeds burst forth from cattails spotted last week at Fenton Lake. Photo by Claire Swinhoe

Daily Postcard: Cattails spotted last week at Fenton Lake. Photo by Claire Swinhoe

Daily Postcard: Hiking Along Otowi Trail

on December 5, 2017 - 7:41am

Daily Postcard: A view of Barranca Mesa on a recent hike along the Otowi Trail. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Daily Postcard: Moonset Sunday Over Ashley Pond

on December 4, 2017 - 4:52am

Daily Postcard: The moon sets early Sunday morning over Ashley Pond. Photo by Marc Bailey

Brown Bag Show At Fuller Lodge Wednesday

on December 3, 2017 - 4:23pm

Kathy McIntosh


LAAC News: 


The Brown Bag Performance season’s fourth monthly concert will be presented noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Fuller Lodge and will feature the virtuoso talents of Kathy McIntosh, harpsichordist; Kay Newnam, violinist; Patrick Neher, contrabassist; and Candace Magner, guitarist.

The program will present Baroque and Classical era music along with a bit of Contemporary thrown in.

2017 Youth Shakespeare Festival Santa Fe Dec. 9

on December 3, 2017 - 6:34am
Courtesy photo
The International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe is is hosting its second annual Youth Shakespeare Festival Santa Fe 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 9, at New Mexico School for the Arts at 275 E 275 E. Alameda St. in Santa Fe.
Seven Santa Fe Schools and Upstart Crows of Santa Fe perform scenes from Shakespeare's plays. 

Students from Academy of Technology and the Classics, Capital High, Monte del Sol Charter, New Mexico School for the Arts, Santa Fe High, Santa Fe Indian School, and Santa Fe Prep have been brushing up their Shakespeare since September.

Scenes From Annual Creche Show

on December 3, 2017 - 6:31am
This unusal rock creche is one of the many on display from around the world Saturday at the annual Creche Show inside the Los Alamos LDS Church. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Scene from the annual Creche Show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Scene from the annual Creche Show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Scene from the annual Creche Show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Scene from the annual Creche Show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Scene from the annual Creche Show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Daily Postcard: Dramatic Sunrise Over Pajarito Acres

on December 3, 2017 - 6:04am

Daily Postcard: A dramatic sunrise is spotted Tuesday above Pajarito Acres. Photo by Douglas Reilly

County Holiday Tree Lighting At Ashley Pond

on December 2, 2017 - 9:23pm

The Los Alamos County holiday tree lighting Saturday night at Ashley Pond Park. Nancy Ann Hibbs

The Los Alamos County holiday tree lighting Saturday night at Ashley Pond Park. Nancy Ann Hibbs

Scenes From Mesa Library WinterFest Activities

on December 2, 2017 - 4:36pm

Eileen Zhang and her son, Derek, create holiday crafts this morning at Mesa Public Library while Zhang's mother looks on. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

A group works on holiday arts and crafts today at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Youngters playing with water beads; or tiny beads that expand in water. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Kiley McNeel does beadwork with her father Stephen this morning at the library. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Kelly Dolejsi and her daughter Jocelyne participate in arts and crafts activities at the

Scenes From Affordable Art Show At FLAC

on December 2, 2017 - 4:26pm

Volunteer Debbie Huling checks on one of the Christmas trees during the Affordable Art Show today at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Christie Kelly, right, checks out the offerings at the Affordable Art Show today at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Fuller Lodge Art Center volunteer Judy Dean wraps up a purchase. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

One of many displays at today's Affordable Art Show at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Young Explorers: Winter Camps For School Age Kids

on December 2, 2017 - 7:45am
Children explore and learn during the NMMNHS Winter Camp Programs. Photo by Caitlin Jenkins
Children participate in hands-on activities during the NMMNHS Winter Camp Programs. Photo by Caitlin Jenkins
Children investigate the diversity of garden habitat during the NMMNHS Winter Camps. Photo by Caitlin Jenkins
ALBUQUERQUE  Keep your young explorers engaged and active this winter for one or all of the day-long Young Explorers Winter Camps at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. 
The camps start Dec. 18 and run through Jan.

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Paints Sky Over Los Alamos

on December 2, 2017 - 7:30am

Daily Postcard: The sunrise paints the sky Thursday over Los Alamos. Photo by Jim Gourdoux

Daily Postcard: Hiking At Natural Arch In Los Alamos

on December 1, 2017 - 7:13am

Daily Postcard: A family hikes near the Natural Arch along Mitchell Trail. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Experience Holiday Magic At Newly-Refurbished New Mexico Museum Of Art

on November 30, 2017 - 4:45am
Warts and Freckles Flying in the Air. Courtesy/NMMA
NMMA News:
SANTA FE  Make this holiday season one to remember by joining in the festivities at the newly refurbished New Mexico Museum of Art as it launches its second century. 
Special hours and activities at New Mexico’s oldest museum:
  • Friday, Dec. 1, the museum is open until 7 p.m.
  • Sunday Dec. 3, Museum admission is free for New Mexico residents with ID.
  • Saturday, Dec.

Teatro Paraguas 7th Annual Holiday Flamenco

on November 30, 2017 - 4:31am

Sangre De Cristo Chorale Performs Concert Dec. 9-10

on November 30, 2017 - 4:24am

The Sangre de Cristo Chorale will present its holiday concert, “Reverence and Joy”, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe and at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 at the United Church of Los Alamos.

From 16th-century sublime music to contemporary ridiculous favorites, “Reverence and Joy”, is a celebration of some of the best-loved holiday music featuring pieces by John Rutter, Franz Biebl, Tomás Luis de Victoria, and others. Highlights of the sublime include such sacred works as Biebl’s “Ave Maria” and Luis de Victoria’s “O magnum mysterium”.


Daily Postcard: Birds Visit Quemazon

on November 30, 2017 - 3:37am

Daily Postcard: An array of birds visit a residence Thursday morning in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

Stitched Creations By Valentina Devine Opens Thursday

on November 29, 2017 - 2:30pm
Valentina Devine. Courtesy photo

Mesa Public Library Upstairs Art Gallery features the Stitched Creations of fiber artist Valentina Devine in December. 

She will welcome the public and preview her work at an opening reception 5-7 p.m. Thursday. The show will be up through December.

Devine is a nationally known designer and fiber artist, whose work has been published in several books and magazines. This exhibit has several dozen colorful pieces: wall-hangings, sweaters, scarves, bedcoverings and more. All of the pieces in this exhibit are designed by her.

Devine came to Los

Arts And Crafts Fair Fundraiser Dec. 2

on November 29, 2017 - 5:10am
White Rock resident and Pojoaque Valley High School Concert Band Director Debra Minyard invites shoppers to the arts and crafts fair this weekend.
“We have 30 vendors registered so far, so come on out and join us for a day of shopping and holiday cheer!” Minyard said.
Crafts, music, food and a visit from Santa are all on the agenda for the 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. festivities in the Frank B. Lopez Auditorium at Pojoaque Valley Middle School on N.M. 502.
“The fundraiser is to benefit the PVHS Band as we raise funds for bus trips and entrance fees to festivals,”