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Roy Zimmerman Concert Thursday Oct. 25

on October 19, 2018 - 6:46pm

Courtesy/DPLA

 

DPLA News:

 

The community is invited to attend a Roy Zimmerman Concert sponsored by the Democratic Party of Los Alamos County at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos at 1738 North Sage St.

 

Over more than 20 years on stages, screens and airwaves across America, Roy Zimmerman has brought the sting of satire to the struggle for Peace and Justice. His songs have been heard on HBO and Showtime. He has recorded for Warner/Reprise Records. His YouTube videos have garnered over seven million views, and he’s a featured blogger for the Huffington Post.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on October 18, 2018 - 4:32pm

Sangre De Cristo Chorale Concert Saturday, Sunday

on October 18, 2018 - 2:33pm
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
The Sangre de Cristo Chorale will present its fall concert, How Can I Keep from Singing? Performances are 4 p.m. Saturday in St. John’s United Methodist Church in Santa Fe and 4 p.m. Sunday at the United Church of Los Alamos.

Composers are often inspired to honor and elevate folk songs and other “music of the people” into fancy art music. Included in Sangre de Cristo Chorale’s October concerts will be works by Bela Bartòk, Johannes Brahms, Aaron Copland, Alice Parker, Gwyneth Walker, Mack Wilberg, and others.
 
Three of the pieces give a nod to veterans, inspired

Los Alamos Little Theatre Presents ‘Rumors’ Nov. 2-17

on October 18, 2018 - 6:31am

Los Alamos Little Theatre announces the cast for ‘Rumors’, with performances Nov. 2-17. ‘Rumors’ is an over-the-top farce written by noted playwright Neil Simon. Standing at left, Director Patrick Webb and actors, top row from left, Cindy Hines, Holly Robinson, Trisha Werner, Tami Martinson, Cassandra Bowman and Trevor Nickless. Actors seated from left, Thomas Graves, Ian Foti-Landis, Paul Lewis and Larry Gibbons. For more information, visit www.lalt.org. Courtesy photo

PEEC And Reel Deal Present Documentary ‘Free Solo’

on October 17, 2018 - 3:52pm

The community is invited to join PEEC and the Reel Deal Theater for a special showing of ‘Free Solo’ at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center and Reel Deal Theater present a special showing of the acclaimed documentary “Free Solo” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1.

This stunning film follows climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream of climbing El Capitan … without a rope. Pajarito Brewpub will serve beer and wine at this event and the ticket sales will serve as a fundraiser for PEEC.

Tickets are available for

PEEC: Learn How Black Bears Have Responded To Jemez Mountain Wildfires

on October 16, 2018 - 5:43pm

Learn how black bears have responded to wildfires and forest restoration treatments in the Jemez Mountains during a talk by James Cain at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

The community is invited to learn how local black bear populations have responded to recent wildfires in the Jemez Mountains. Biologist James Cain will lead the talk at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

He will discuss his research on recent wildfire impacts on black bears and how they have responded to subsequent forest restoration treatments.

Los Alamos Ski Club Hosts 75th Anniversary Celebration Weekend: Oct. 26-28

on October 16, 2018 - 5:22pm

Los Alamos Ski Club News:

In 1943 a group of Manhattan Project scientists began the Los Alamos Ski Club, the mission was to bring together others that were interested in skiing as a recreational sport.

Later they expanded the Club and interest in skiing by working together to put in a rope tow to create a local ski area at Sawyers Hill. By the 50s the Club moved the ski area to Pajarito Mountain and continued its tradition of utilizing volunteers to bring an incredible skiing experience to the Los Alamos community.

After 75 years, the Los Alamos Ski Club continues to bring the ski community

Spies, Lies & Nukes Ticket Discounts Through Oct. 20

on October 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos Daily Post readers are being offered a 15 percent discount for tickets purchased today through Oct. 20 for the Spies, Lies & Nukes event, Nov. 3-4 at La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe. The promocode for this discount is: plame1.

During the event, former covert CIA officer Valerie Plame and several of her CIA colleagues will discuss their perspectives and experiences on cyber warfare, covert action, international affairs, and nuclear proliferation.

Scenes From An Evening Of Arts & Culture

on October 14, 2018 - 6:36am
Jeff Favorite leads the Hill Stompers Friday night at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op during the 2018 Evening of Arts & Cuture. The event ran 5-9 p.m. within the Creative District of Los Alamos and included nine venues and about 23 presentations occuring simultaneously. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Dancing to the Hill Stompers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Rob Dunham of the Hill Stompers blows his horn. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Eric Bjorklund and Pat Beck of the Pajarito Players on stage at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Bonnie J.

More Scenes From An Evening Of Arts & Culture

on October 14, 2018 - 5:02am

Young musicians in the Los Alamos Jazz Project, lead by instructor Michael Burt, Jr., perform Friday night at the Teen Center. The Jazz Project performance was part of the Evening of Arts & Culture. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

A crowd listens to music by the Los Alamos Jazz Project. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Bach2Rock String Quartet entertains the crowd Friday night at projectY with everything from the classics to movie soundtracks. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Members of the Los Alamos Light Opera’s cast for ‘Guys and Dolls’ entertains the crowd

In And Around Town: Oct. 18

on October 12, 2018 - 10:10am

 In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas.

Send event announcements to Kirsten@ladailypost.com.​​​​​​​

 
 
 
SATURDAY Oct. 20
 
Girls Discovery Workshop
Girls in grades 6-9 are invited to participate in a day of empowerment and inspiration starting at 9 a.m. at UNM-LA.This free workshop will include interactive sessions on topics such as self-defense, healthy relationships, non-traditional sports, how to get involved in your community, mapping your journey and so much more.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on October 12, 2018 - 6:13am

Hear Martinu, Tower, Puts, Tailleferre & Stauss Oct. 21

on October 11, 2018 - 6:12am
SSF News:
 
Hear the music of Martinu, Tower, Puts, Tailleferre & Stauss 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at First Presbyterian Church at 208 Grant St., in Santa Fe.
 
  • Ruxandra Marquardt, violin;
  • Alice Norris, viola;
  • Sally Guenther, cello;
  • Pamela Epple, oboe;
  • Gail Springer, soprano; and
  • Debra Ayers, piano.
Reserve tickets here.

Scenes From Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

on October 7, 2018 - 8:34am

This year marks the 47th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The 360-acre Balloon Fiesta Park includes 100 acres of grassy area filled with concessions selling everything from traditional New Mexican food to balloon memorabilia. This is the most photographed event in the world. Find the official Balloon Fiesta schedule of events here. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Scene from the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Scene from the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Scene from the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

‘I’ve Got A Song’ With Nancy Hood Oct. 25

on October 6, 2018 - 4:40am
Nancy Hood
 
MUSIC News:

"I've Got A Song: A Living History Of The McCarthy Era", a program of stories and songs by Nancy Hood with musical accompaniment by James Cooper and narration by Susanna Cooper at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at Jemez Springs Public Library.
 
The performance will be followed by a question period. Although the program is free, donations may be made to Friends of the Library to support costs of production.
 
Written and performed by Nancy Hood, “I’ve Got a Song” depicts Nancy’s childhood experiences growing up in a leftist family during the McCarthy Era.

October Version Of Prism Now Online

on October 5, 2018 - 4:50pm

Click the above image to view the October Issue of Prism. Prism can be viewed online all month by clicking the Prism button on the sidebar to the right of the news feed.

 

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on October 4, 2018 - 4:04am

Brown Bag Show: Galisteo String Quartet Wednesday

on October 2, 2018 - 8:37am
Galisteo String Quartet will peform Wednesday. Courtesy image
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
The Arts Council invites the public to attend the Brown Bag performance of The Galisteo String Quartet, at noon Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Fuller Lodge. The members of The Galisteo String Quartet, Janet Cordova and Julanna Gilbert (violins), Kathleen Neher (viola) and Robert Coombe (cello), live in the Santa Fe and Los Alamos area.
 
They have played with various musical groups for many years and met through mutual musical friends.

Sage Concert Series Presents Pianist Yelena Mealy And Quemazon Brass Quartet

on October 1, 2018 - 12:09pm

Pianist Yelena Mealy

COMMUNITY News:

The UCLA Sage Concert Series presents a double header for its fall concert. Pianist Yelena Mealy and the Quemazon Brass Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Church at 738 N. Sage St. Admission is free but donations are accepted.

Mealy was born in Kazan, a large Russian city on the Volga River. There she started her musical instruction at age six, attending one of the many Russian Music Schools. That education continued through 8th grade at which time she went to Kazan Secondary Vocational School of Music for four years.

LALT: Auditions For ‘Murder At The Lone Elm’ Oct. 4, 6

on September 30, 2018 - 5:49pm

LALT News:

Los Alamos Little Theatre announces audition dates for “Murder at the Lone Elm,” an interactive murder mystery written and directed by local playwright Miles Ledoux.

Auditions are 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, and 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. in the Performing Arts Center at 1670 Nectar St. Persons auditioning will be asked to read excerpts from the script and engage in some impromptu dialogue to mimic engagement with an audience trying to determine murderer from among a cast of suspects.

The play will be performed Jan. 4-19 with a special New Year’s Eve performance Dec. 31.

Director Ledoux

Scenes From Ullr Fest At Ski Hill Today

on September 29, 2018 - 6:42pm

Scene from the annual Ullr Fest today at Pajarito Mountain. Ullr Fest celebrates the coming winter by featuring New Mexico craft beer, with nearly a dozen local breweries in attendance, as well as live music, lift-served hiking and mountain biking, Strava mountain bike races, a disc golf tournament, a viking costume contest and more. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Ullr Fest today at Pajarito Mountain. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Ullr Fest today at Pajarito Mountain. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

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Decorating Underway For LAHS Homecoming Dance

on September 29, 2018 - 11:59am

Members of the Los Alamos High School Homecoming Dance Decorating Committee hard at work today preparing an Aloha themed venue for tonight's dance. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos High School Homecoming Dance Decorating Committee member inflating beach balls. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos High School Homecoming Dance Decorating Committee members. Courtesy photo

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on September 28, 2018 - 6:08pm

Scenes From Billy Bob Volleyball Game Wednesday

on September 28, 2018 - 7:40am

Hilltoppers Sam Fisher, Team White and Dylan Irish, Team Green go head to head at the net as part of Los Alamos High School Homecoming activities this week. The ‘Billy Bob Game’, a longstanding tradition where senior boys play volleyball as a fundraiser for the volleyball team, was held Wednesday evening in Griffith Gymnasium. Football players divided into two volleyball teams and played each other and the girls volleyball team members participated as coaches and officials.

Serenata Of Santa Fe ‘Worlds Apart’ Concert Oct. 21

on September 27, 2018 - 6:02am
SSF News:
 
Serenata of Santa Fe presents the chamber music concert ‘Worlds Apart’ featuring works by Martinu, Tailleferre, Joan Tower, Kevin Puts and Ron Strauss.
 
The concert is 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe with Ruxandra Marquardt, violin; Alice Norris, viola; Sally Guenther, cello; Pamela Epple, oboe; Gail Springer, soprano; and Debra Ayers, piano.
 
Tickets are available at Serenataofsantafe.org and at the door (cash/check only).
 
For more information, call 505.989.7988 or email Serenataofsantafe@gmail.com.
 
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