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National Hispanic Cultural Center Holiday Events

on November 19, 2019 - 5:59am
Baila! Baila! (2018). Courtesy/NHCC
 
Illuminarte 2018, Luminarias. Photo by Edward Lujan/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Capture a bit of holiday magic this season at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, where a full roster of celebratory events is planned in December.
 
HAH! Happy Arte Hour 
Thu. Dec. 5 
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 
Domenici Education Building 
 
On the first Thursday of the month, NHCC invites adults for artistic fun in a relaxed social setting, which includes snacks, refreshments and beer & wine for sale from Pop Fizz.

Taos Chamber Music Group Presents Three Concerts

on November 17, 2019 - 5:40am

Virtuoso Russian pianist Gleb Ivanov

TCMG News:

The Taos Chamber Music Group (TCMG) presents three performances, Dec. 13, 14 and 15 as part of a Russian holiday weekend at the Harwood Museum of Art.

All feature virtuoso Russian pianist Gleb Ivanov, beginning with a solo recital of Prokofiev Piano Sonatas  Friday, Dec. 13.

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 and 15, Ivanov joins TCMG members for chamber music by Alexander Borodin (Piano Trio in D Major), Mikhail Glinka (Trio pathétique in D minor) and Anton Arensky (Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor).

For tickets and more information, visit

Luminarias de Abo Event In Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument Near Mountainair 5:30 P.M. Dec. 7

on November 17, 2019 - 5:36am

Scene from Luminaria de Abo in the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. Photo by Richard Estrada/Edgewood Picture Company

Scene from Luminaria de Abo in the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. Photo by Richard Estrada/Edgewood Picture Company 

 

Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument News:

 

MOUNTAINAIR – The community is invited to a special night at Luminaria de Abo in the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument.

 

The majestic contours of the beautiful Abo mission will glow with more than 1,000 luminarias, 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

 

Against clear New

State’s Newest Historic Site Hosts Holiday Event

on November 17, 2019 - 5:01am
Luminarias at Illuminarte event in 2018. Courtesy/NMDCA
 
NMHS News:
 
ALCALDE Experience the magic of northern New Mexico this Holiday season at the Lights of Los Luceros, 4-9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Los Luceros Historic Site. 
 
This unique nighttime event allows visitors to stroll the picturesque roads of Los Luceros lit by thousands of glowing farolitos. Entertainment includes Los Matachines de Alcalde and an Indigenous dance group who will perform throughout the evening around aromatic bonfires of piñon.

Meow Wolf Two Ways: With And Without Kids

on November 16, 2019 - 9:51am
Outside Meow Wolf in Santa Fe. Photo by Becky Rutherford
 
Becky Rutherford takes a virtual adventure aboard The Raven. Courtesy photo
 
By BECKY RUTHERFORD
Los Alamos
 
I work full time, I have kids, I’m in school, and I am perpetually behind on laundry, but sometimes you have to say, “Time for a break” and drop everything to go to Meow Wolf and dance your behind off.
 
Or at least that’s what I told myself when I bought tickets to Claude Vonstroke’s Oct. 18 show at Meow Wolf.
 
I had seen Vonstroke perform at Meow Wolf’s Taos Vortex music festival in July, and he was fantastic, so I couldn’t

In And Around Town: Nov. 15, 2019

on November 15, 2019 - 9:42am
 
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 bjgordon@ladailypost.com

 
FRIDAY Nov. 15
 
LALT Presents Rose's Dilemma
The play continues 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 16, 22 and 23, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar. Tickets are available at CB FOX, brownpapertickets.com and at the door.
 
Coro de Cámara Presents 'Stormy Weather'
The chamber singers of Coro de Cámara open their 30th season by delving deeper into jazz with their fall concert,

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on November 14, 2019 - 12:35pm

Review: ‘Rose’s Dilemma’ Blooms At LALT

on November 14, 2019 - 7:21am

From left, Rose (Suzy Kroesche) and Gavin (Michael Adkins) eat a tense breakfast, while Walsh (Thomas Graves) and Arlene (Megan Pimentel) look on. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

bjgordon@ladailypost.com

In ‘Rose’s Dilemma’, now being staged by Los Alamos Little Theatre, Rose Steiner (Suzy Kroesche), a literary lion who hasn’t written anything in years, faces a monetary shortfall.

Her dead lover, famous novelist Walsh McLaren (Thomas Graves) is haunting her.

Serenata-Soirée Bohème Friday Dec. 6

on November 13, 2019 - 7:06am

¡Iluminarte! 2019 Celebrates Light & Holidays Dec. 8

on November 12, 2019 - 7:03am
Scene from ¡Iluminarte! 2018. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE ¡Iluminarte! is a one-of-a-kind, winter holiday celebration inspired by luminarias and farolitos—a New Mexico tradition.
 
This event is 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, and includes a magical light and bike parade along the Paseo del Bosque Trail in Albuquerque and short performances by Story Riders a bilingual elementary school program focusing on bike safety and storytelling – with Circo Latino, AirDance New Mexico and Albuquerque Poet Laureate Michelle Otero.
 
¡Iluminarte!

A Musical Piñata For Christmas Dec. 6-15

on November 10, 2019 - 7:16am

Scene from A Musical Piñata For Christmas. Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas

Teatro Paraguas News:

Teatro Paraguas presents the 7th annual A Musical Piñata For Christmas community celebration at 7 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Dec. 6-15 at 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.

La Compaňia Chuscales y Mina Fajardo are making a guest appearance, the Teatro Paraguas Orchestra is performing classic and contemporary carols and there will be dancing, seasonal poetry and skits for the holidays.

The Teatro Paraguas Adult, Teen and Kid Ensembles will perform an original short play, Regalito (The

Knights Of Columbus Bingo Fundraiser 7 P.M. Friday

on November 10, 2019 - 7:07am

November Prism Now Online

on November 8, 2019 - 2:35pm

Click the image below to read Prism online.

‘General Groves’ To Sing In Los Alamos

on November 8, 2019 - 7:27am
By ANN MCGLAUGHLIN
Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association
 
Did that headline give you a bit of a start? Notice the quotation marks? They should reassure you that something interesting (but not creepy) is going on. 
 
What’s going on is, in fact, a pretty big deal for Los Alamos. 
 
A star of New York’s Metropolitan Opera is scheduled to sing here Dec. 5 and he’s not just any star.
 
Bass-baritone Eric Owens created the role of General Leslie Groves in the world premiere of John Adams’ opera Doctor Atomic.

Celebrate Music Of New Mexico At Música del Corazón Concert & Musical Adventures Of John Donald Robb

on November 8, 2019 - 7:15am
Saliendo by Frank McCulloch on loan from Ellen Robb. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The National Hispanic Cultural Center is the setting for two unique evenings of diverse entertainment about the past and the future.
 
Be part of the celebration of ¡Música del Corazón! Nov. 13, and the celebration of Hispano folk songs with the film ¡COLORES! The Musical Adventures of John Donald Robb in New Mexico Nov. 14. 
 
On the wings of melody, rhythm and poetry, ¡Música del Corazón!

Teatro Paraguas Southside Children's Theatre Presents Puss In Boots Nov. 23-24

on November 7, 2019 - 4:24pm
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Local playwright, Rebecca Morgan, with the help of JoJo Sena de Tarnoff and Paola Martini, has put a Latinx twist on the favorite french fairy tale featuring a feisty feline who finds fortune for her forlorn friend, Alhertino.
 
Sound like a melodrama? Well, in a way it is – only with Kings and Princesses and Ogres and Cats!
 
This one hour tale features an all-adult professional cast in the major roles of Puss in Boots (JoJo Sena de Tarnoff), Alhertino, the Miller's Son (Miles Blitch), King Woebegone (Argos MacCallum), Princessa Rosa (Jeni Tincher), the

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on November 7, 2019 - 4:14pm

Live Theater At Senior Centers Nov. 13 And Nov. 25

on November 4, 2019 - 7:33am

COMMUNITY News:

Live Theater play reading is coming free at 12:45 p.m. Nov. 13 to the White Rock Senior Center (next to the cafeteria) and Nov. 25 to the Los Alamos Senior Center (downstairs).

See The Explaining Room, by Taos playwright Helen Rynaski, and learn what it’s like immediately after death.

This clever and amusing short play explores the unexpected connection between two recently departed women in a somewhat unanticipated arena.

Directed by Pat Beck and featuring Terry Beery and Holly Robinson (Nov. 13) and Kelly Dolesji (Nov.

November Events At National Hispanic Cultural Center Celebrate Music, Dance And Poetry

on November 2, 2019 - 7:27am
The American Flamenco Repertory 20th Anniversary. Courtesy photo
 
Música Del Corazón; Photo is Saliendo by Frank McCulloch on loan from Ellen Robb.
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The National Hispanic Cultural Center is hosting a number cultural events in the month of November celebrating music, dance, rhythm and poetry. 
 
The events include: Yjastros: A Nuestro Aire, A Celebration of 20 Years; Música del Corazón; the film; ¡COLORES! The Musical Adventures of John Donald Robb in New Mexico; and There Must be Other Names for the River concerts.
 
Yjastros: A Nuestro Aire, A Celebration of 20

Scenes From County Employee Halloween Luncheon

on November 1, 2019 - 8:50pm

Road construction can be a real horror show. In honor of the roundabout project underway on N.M. 502, Los Alamos County officials dressed as contruction workers during the Halloween-themed employee luncheon Thursday afternoon at Fuller Lodge. Here, County Manager Harry Burgess, left, and Fire Chief Troy Hughes show off their yellow vests. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Human Resources Manager Denise Cassel and County Attorney Alvin Leaphart participate in the luncheon. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County employee Enrique Guillen dresses as a domino.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on October 31, 2019 - 5:19pm

SOLD OUT ... PEEC: Universe In Six Strings With Mohit Dubey Nov. 1

on October 29, 2019 - 5:03pm
UPDATE: This event is sold out!
 
Classical guitarist and physicist Mohit Dubey. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Travel through the universe using music as a vehicle at 7 p.m., Friday in a one-of-a-kind planetarium show at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
 
Classical guitarist and physicist Mohit Dubey will take listeners on a journey using full-dome visuals paired with classical guitar music in his new performance “The Universe in Six Strings”.
 
Dubey grew up in Los Alamos and recently completed his Masters degree in Spain.

MOIFA: Lara Manzanares In Concert Nov. 13

on October 28, 2019 - 7:22am
Lara Manzanares performs in concert Nov. 13 at the Mueum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe. Courtesy/Philip Wiley, GringoSuave Photography
 
MUSIC News:
 
SANTA FE In association with the ongoing exhibit Música Buena: Hispano Folk Music of New Mexico, the Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) presents a special one hour gallery concert with Lara Manzanares 2-3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 706 Camino Lejo on Museum Hill in Santa Fe.
 
Manzanares is an award-winning bilingual singer-songwriter whose musical style blends traditional New Mexican folk music and indie country, folk

Violet And Willow At Trick Or Treat On MainStreet

on October 27, 2019 - 10:15am

The expression on the face of this small strawberry (Violet, 8 months old), says it all ... Trick or Treat on MainStreet was simply fantastic! The annual event took place Friday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Jim O'Donnell

Willow, 3, is spotted clutching a chicken near Trick or Treat on MainStreet. Photo by Jim O'Donnell

Giant Pumpkin Monster Spotted On Central Avenue

on October 27, 2019 - 9:22am

A looming pumpkin monster poses for a photo Friday on Central Avenue with Los Alamos resident Victoria Rygh and 4th place winner in the Pet Costume Parade, Tyrone Nigel Clark (pet of Carol A. Clark of the Post). Courtesy photo

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