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on December 14, 2018 - 7:56am

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

In And Around Town: Dec. 13

on December 13, 2018 - 8:38am
 
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.

FRIDAY Dec. 14
 
Gingerbread Building Workshop
Family Strengths Network will host its annual Gingerbread Building Workshop 4-6 p.m. at the Family Strengths Network at 3540 Orange St. This workshop is geared toward adults and teens. The cost is $20 per kit. Registration is required and can be done online www.lafsn.org.
 
SATURDAY Dec. 15
 
Gingerbread Building Workshop
Family Strengths Network will host its

Alamogordo Offers Affordable Basecamp For Getaway

on December 13, 2018 - 8:33am
Alamogordo. Courtesy photo
 
TRAVEL News:
 
ALAMOGORDO Located less than a half-hour drive away from one of the southernmost ski areas in the United States, Alamogordo offers a wide array of affordable lodging and dining options, as well as exciting and memorable attractions.
 
Alamogordo serves as an ideal basecamp for an adventurous winter trip, with plenty of activities to keep every member of the family entertained.  
 
“Oftentimes, the holiday season and winter months involve spending large amounts of money to make memories,” said Michelle Brideaux, Communications & Marketing

North Mesa Stables Hosts Luminaria Walkabout Sunday

on December 12, 2018 - 4:38pm

A family enjoys the festivities at a past Luminaria Walkabout event. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COMMUNITY News:

Calm and peaceful. That’s North Mesa Stables after the sun sets, and on a beautiful winter’s night during the holiday season, magical! As the horses and other barnyard animals munch their hay, it’s a great time to meander up and down the stable roads.

Between 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, various stable owners will greet visitors with decorated barns, and maybe some other holiday cheer.

Meow Wolf To Create Exhibition In Washington D.C.

on December 11, 2018 - 5:47am

Meow Wolf in Santa Fe. Courtesy/www.meowwolf.com

MEOW News:

  • Former Fringe DIY Collective Announces Third New Massive Installation This Year

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Meow Wolf rocketed into 2018 with back-to-back January announcements of huge new permanent installations in Denver and Las Vegas. Now the booming arts startup bookends a phenomenal orbit around the sun with news of a major permanent installation coming to the nation’s capital: Washington, D.C.

The project is the result of a partnership with the Cafritz Foundation and will be a three-level, 75,000 square foot structure located in the Fort

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.

Scenes From County Holiday Tree Lighting Saturday

on December 9, 2018 - 8:34am

The public gathers Saturday night at the Municipal Building to watch the County's annual holiday tree lighting. The festive event included a photo booth, refreshments and holiday music performed by Coro de Camara. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

It was a full house Saturday night at the Municipal Building. The crowd waits to see the lights shine on the holiday tree. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Incoming Los Alamos County Councilors Randall Ryti and Sara Scott, right, join Council Vice Chair Christine Chandler, who recently was elected Dist.

IHM Places First In WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade

on December 8, 2018 - 10:22pm

The Immaculate Heart of Mary Church float is the winner of the 2018 Holiday Lights Parade. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

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

The 2018 Los Alamos MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade judges are Los Alamos County Economic Development Administrator Joanie Ahlers, left, and Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark. County Councilor Morrie Pongratz announces the floats. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

The Los Alamos MainStreet

Lauderdale And Gomez Play Fuller Lodge Dec. 30

on December 8, 2018 - 8:36am

MUSIC News:

Americana music legend Jim Lauderdale will join his friend Max Gomez on Max’s return to Los Alamos Sunday, Dec. 30. Lauderdale is both a "songwriter's songwriter," who's written/co-written many modern classics for iconic artists, as well as an intuitive sideman, who's enhanced the music of a bevy of esteemed musicians.

As a solo artist, since 1986 up until now, he's created a body of work spanning 29 albums of imaginative roots music, encompassing country, bluegrass, soul, R&B and rock, as well as helping pave the way for the current Americana movement.

LAHS Winter Dance Show Wednesday Dec. 12

on December 8, 2018 - 8:19am

Teatro Paraguas Presents Atravesada: Poetry Of The Border Jan. 11-20

on December 8, 2018 - 8:09am
Courtesy photo
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Back by popular demand, Teatro Paraguas presents Atravesada: Poetry of the Border, 7:30 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m., Sundays Jan. 11-20 at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
 
Atravesada: to have been crossed, to have gone through, to have been pierced, to have been meddled with.
 
“A borderland … is in a constant state of transition … Los atravesados live here: those who cross over, pass over, or go through the confines of the ‘normal’”. Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands.
 
Atravesada is part of Teatro Paraguas’ annual Poesía

Casting Call For Extras In Los Alamos For ‘Our Lady LTD’ Filming Monday At LANB And The County Airport

on December 7, 2018 - 4:04pm

Movie equipment is moving into a portion of the parking lot this afternoon. The north parking lot and entrance will be closed Sunday, Dec. 9 and Monday, Dec. 10 due to onsite filming. LANB customers are asked to park in the south parking lot and use the south entrance on both days. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News:

Our Lady, LTD is putting out a wide-ranging call for extras—and cars—to participate in scenes being filmed in Los Alamos Monday, Dec. 10 and Tuesday, Dec. 11 as well as future scenes in the coming months.

Those interested should read the criteria below and

TV Series ‘Our Lady LTD’ Filming In Los Alamos

on December 7, 2018 - 4:00pm

COUNTY News:
  • “Our Lady LTD” Crews At Main Gate Park, Airport, LANB, DP Road

Starting Friday morning, December 7, Los Alamos County residents will begin to see the familiar signs of a film production entering the townsite area where the MGM Television series “Our Lady, LTD” will be filming through Tuesday, December 11.

Gold signs with black letters “LOCS” will be posted along NM502, Trinity Drive and Central Avenue to direct film crew in vehicles of all sizes to the Los Alamos Main Gate Park, Los Alamos County Airport and Los Alamos National Bank (LANB).

Friday, December 7 and Sunday,

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on December 7, 2018 - 10:00am

Belisama Irish Dance Company Performs Sunday

on December 6, 2018 - 9:09am
Members of the Belisama Dance Company. Photo by Aimee Price
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
The Belisama Irish Dance Company will perform 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at Fuller Lodge to kick off the holiday season with a Celtic Christmas show.
 
The Belisama Irish Dance Company is known for its joyful, energetic traditional dancing and its whimsical forays into other styles of music and dance.
 
Admission is free, clapping and foot-stomping are encouraged, and donations are gratefully accepted!
 
Photo by Kate Russel
 
Photo by Kate Russel

Community Winds Presents Holiday Prism Concert

on December 6, 2018 - 1:55am

The Los Alamos Community Winds prepares for the upcoming Holiday Prism Concert at a recent rehearsal. Photos by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

MUSIC News:

For the eighth year, Los Alamos Community Winds presents the Holiday Prism Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at Crossroads Bible Church in Los Alamos.

Much as a prism breaks light into its component parts, this prism concert showcases the music and musicians of Los Alamos and White Rock in all their varied components.

LAAC Hosts Holiday Open House At Fuller Lodge

on December 3, 2018 - 3:41pm
Chamisa's 'Sign-Sations' perform at a past Fuller Lodge Open House. Courtesy photo
 
A local Ukele group peforms at a previous open house. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Los Alamos Arts Council is once again hosting its Annual Fuller Lodge Open House 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Fuller Lodge.
 
Throughout the event several performers will take to the stage including a local Ukulele group, the Chamisa “Sign-Sations,” Shashi Charles, guitar player Bill, cellist Joy Charles and Juanita Madland and her students.
 
Additionally, Los Alamos Family Council will have the Cookie Walk in the

Sangre De Christo Chorale Presents ‘Stille Nacht’

on December 3, 2018 - 1:14pm
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
The Sangre de Cristo Chorale presents “Stille Nacht” to celebrate the mystery, joy and love of the holiday season.
 
The chorale will host two concerts. The first at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 in the First Presbyterian Church on 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. The second at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at the United Church of Los Alamos.
 
The concerts will feature the Chorale’s premiere of a work written for the group by Bradley Ellingboe, “Mary’s Song.” The concerts also include Poulenc’s haunting and inspiring set of four Christmas songs, many other familiar (and

Read The December Edition Of Prism

on December 3, 2018 - 12:00pm

Click the image above to read the December issue of Prism.

WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade Organizers Urge Parents, Families To Exercise Caution At Event

on December 3, 2018 - 10:30am

Zia Credit Union float dazzles crowd at 2017 WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade. Courtesy/LA MainStreet

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

The annual WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade will be gliding down MainStreet at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. It’s always a fun, colorful, family-friendly event, made even more special with this year’s “Candyland” theme.

As the date approaches, however, the Los Alamos MainStreet staff would like to remind parents and families to exercise caution with little ones when attending the parade.

Snow Provides Sledding Fun At Ashley Pond Today

on December 2, 2018 - 3:52pm

The snowstorm this morning made way for some sledding fun for parents and kids this afternoon at Ashley Pond Park. The National Weather Service has Los Alamos under a winter weather advisory until 5 p.m. today and predicts a 20% chance of more snow until 11 tonight. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

‘This is the life! Hey let’s go around again daddy!’ Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Hillstrummers Present 2018 Holiday Music Event

on December 2, 2018 - 6:48am

Members of the HillStrummers Ukulele Group gather to practice strumming holiday music at Smith's. Front row from left, Diane Little, Darlene Potter, Yvonne Trujillo, KokHeong, Janet Harris, Colleen Hanlon, Ruth Lier and Director Dan Gerth. Back row from left, Irene Powell, Cathy Knoop, Linda Bates, Elise Lee, Pat Gary, Christine Rand, Greg Rand, Kathleen Logan, Jan Littleton and Holly Kennedy. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The Los Alamos HillStrummers Ukukele Group will be playing holiday music in the community on:

  • Friday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m.

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