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Santa Fe Opera’s Apprentice Concert At Rancho Encantado June 19

on June 17, 2018 - 7:12am

The Santa Fe Opera. Courtey/SFO

OPERA News:

The Santa Fe Opera and the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado are presenting the first apprentice concert of the 2018 season at the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado.

This free concert at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, features four young singers from The Santa Fe Opera’s Apprentice Singer Program:

  • Soprano Shannon Jennings;
  • Mezzo-soprano Gillian Cotter;
  • Tenor Elliot Paige; and
  • Baritone Kenneth Stavert.

Carol Anderson will play the piano.

The program will be 45 minutes of various solo and ensemble works including favorite opera arias and musical theater

Hill Stompers Open Pride Night Concert At Pond

on June 17, 2018 - 7:10am
The Hill Stompers opened for the Red Elvises Friday night at Ashley Pond Park. Friday was Pride Night for the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Hooping it up. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The crowd begins to gather for the concert Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Kicking up their heels. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Red Elvises Play Los Alamos Summer Concert At Pond

on June 17, 2018 - 7:10am
Red Elvises band leader Igor Yuzov uses his guitar as a weapon during the Friday night Summer Concert at Ashley Pond Park. Yuzov was born in Germany, raised in Ukraine and studied in Russia. He grew up in the former Soviet Union, where folk music was the norm and rock’n’roll was illegal. A rebellious streak, however, led him to seek out the forbidden music. As soon as it became possible, Igor left Russia for America with his ‘Folk’n’Roll’ band Limpopo and was personally greeted by Ronald Reagan. In 1993, Limpopo won Ed McMahon’s Star Search and their popularity began to blossom.

PEEC: Hands-On Science Activities June 20

on June 16, 2018 - 9:11am
Families can enjoy hands-on science activities from the Explora! Courtesy photo
 
PEEC News:
 
The community is invited to the Los Alamos Nature Center to participate for hands-on activities from the Explora! Science Center at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20.
 
This event is part of the Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s Summer Family Evenings series, which is sponsored by Del Norte Credit Union.
 
This Summer Family Evening event is a great way for people of all ages to delve hands-firsts into nature, science, and more. Explora!

In And Around Town: June 19

on June 15, 2018 - 4:31pm
 

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.​​​​​​​

 

MONDAY June 18

Chapter AK, P.E.O. Social Meeting

Chapter AK, P.E.O., will hold a social meeting at 11:45 a.m., in the home of hostess Joy Beery, 565 Navajo St., on Barranca Mesa. Sandy Beery is the co-hostess. Members with last names starting with A-H, please bring a salad. Joy will provide the program as we once again enjoy her wonderful garden. RSVP to Joy at 662.5523.

TUESDAY June 19

Canvas &

‘Corporate Animals’ To Film In New Mexico

on June 15, 2018 - 4:24pm
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the independent feature film "Corporate Animals" starring Demi Moore and Ed Helms will begin filming mid-June through early July in Santa Fe and Abiquiu.
 
"I'm proud to welcome another great independent feature to New Mexico," Film Office Director Nick Maniatis said. "New Mexico's deep base of talent, infrastructure and our strong incentives continue to help us attract independent films to New Mexico."
 
The production will employ approximately 100 New Mexico crew members, 2 New Mexico actors

This Week At The Reel Deal

on June 15, 2018 - 4:20pm

Santa Fe Opera Concert At Fuller Lodge June 17

on June 14, 2018 - 9:13am
Michael J. Hawk
 
MUSIC News:
 
Los Alamos and Espanola Valley Opera Guilds host the Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Concert at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at Fuller Lodge at 2132 Central Ave. in Los Alamos.
 
This concert is free open to the community, and donations are welcome. Opera guild memberships are available and information on the upcoming Santa Fe Opera season. Cookies and punch will be provided.
 
Performers include:
  • Michael Hawk, baritone
  • Siena Miller, mezzo-soprano
  • Clinton Smith, piano
Baritone Michael J.

Ditch The Crowds, Not The Fun, All-Day 4th Of July Extravaganza On New Mexico Tech Campus

on June 12, 2018 - 3:22pm

New Mexico singing legend Tobias Rene. Courtesy photo

NEW MEXICO TECH News:

SOCORRO – “Sure do love waiting in line and searching for parking,” said no one ever. Ditch the crowds, cost and congestion of big-city events and head for the New Mexico Tech campus in Socorro, an oasis in the desert and the host site for the 26th annual 4th of July Celebration.

Entertainment begins at 11 a.m. and closes at dark with a spectacular fireworks display. This year’s headliner is New Mexico singing legend Tobias Rene and his stellar band.

Scenes From Summer Concert At Pond Friday

on June 11, 2018 - 5:15pm

Baracutanga performs for a crowd Friday, June 8, at Ashley Pond Park as part of the Gordons Summer Concert Series. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Two young dancers enjoy the music performed by Baracutanga during the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series June 8 at Ashley Pond Park. This Friday, the concert series will present Igor and the Red Elvises. The show begins at 7 p.m. at Ashley Pond Park. All Gordons Summer Concerts are free to the public. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

A crowd enjoys the music Friday, June 8, at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Saxophone Legends Heat Up The Harwood

on June 11, 2018 - 3:41pm
Greg Abate, left, and Richie Cole blow their horns. Courtesy photo

MUSIC News:

The Taos Jazz Bebop Society and the Harwood Museum present The Greg Abate Quintet featuring Richie Cole at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 22 at the Harwood Museum in Taos. Tickets are $25 ($20 for members). Call 575.758.9826 or stop by the museum.

This is a return engagement for Abate and Cole - and a reprise of the sold-out “Tribute to the Phil Woods”, the 2017 concert that rocked the Harwood last year. This is an amazing opportunity to see these two great jazz artists perform together.

This year's show is definitely

New Mexico Film Office Announces 'Dying For A Baby' To Film In New Mexico

on June 11, 2018 - 11:49am
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE Thursday, New Mexico Film Office Director, Nick Maniatis, announced that the theatrical motion picture "Dying for a Baby" will begin principal photography in mid-June through late-June. The film is being produced by VF2 Productions, LLC. and filming will take place in Albuquerque.
 
"New projects like this are a testament to the growth of our film industry - 2018 continues to be a great year for film in New Mexico," Film Office Director Nick Maniatis said.

Christian Church Hosts Pet Palooza June 12-14

on June 11, 2018 - 9:37am
Pastor Doug Partin searches for his ark as he hopes for rain this season. Courtesy photo
 
Pet Palooza signs dot the community to entice members and non-members to attend. Courtesy photo
 
CHURCH News:
 
Pastor Steve Bublitz of the Christian Church wants you to think about the joyous greeting a dog gives you after a hard day at work or school, the unconditional love you feel and wants you to know that God loves you the same. It is that unconditional love that is a highlight of the second annual Pet Palooza, June 12-14.
 
“Having a pet allows us to fulfill that need to serve others,”

Scenes From 2018 ChamberFest Part 1

on June 9, 2018 - 6:23pm
Kids enjoy the bubble pit today during ChamberFest in downtown Los Alamos. ChamberFest is the annual street fair featuring Chamber members and hosted by the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce. At this event, Chamber member businesses and nonprofits showcase their products and services for tourists and locals alike. Booths are concentrated in and around Central Park Square and the green space area off Main Street and Central Avenue. Entertainment includes a band stage, and a kid's activity area as well as the traditional sand pile sponsored by Los Alamos National Bank.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on June 8, 2018 - 3:57pm

LAAC Offers Opportunities To Hear Traditional Music

on June 7, 2018 - 8:44am

Cantos de Taos will peform 7 p.m. June 20 in Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo
By PATRICK NEHER
Executive Director
Los Alamos Arts Council

When friends mention they are going to a concert of “traditional music” you might think they mean a folk, or gospel concert. Certainly those genres are traditional music, but now so is jazz, opera, all forms of classical music, rock and pop, and of course, marches and dances.  

When a musician speaks of traditional music, it usually means that which was used for a specific purpose: marches, dances, processionals, socializing (background music), cultural

Purgatory Resort Re-Opens With Plaza Activities

on June 7, 2018 - 8:31am
PURGATORY RESORT News:
 
DURANGO, Colo.  Purgatory Resort is re-opening for the weekend with Plaza activities 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
 
Activities include the bungee trampoline, zipline, ropes course, climbing wall, gyro chair, treasure panning and bounce house. Purgatory is offering a discounted Total Adventure Ticket for $29 which includes five activities, that can be purchased at the mountain Ticket Office and Purgatory Sports at 2615 Main Ave. Purgatory’s operating schedule after Sunday will be announced at a later date.
 
Paddle boarding, kayaking and

Scenes From Albuquerque & Four Corners Pipe And Drums Brown Bag Performance At Fuller Lodge

on June 7, 2018 - 8:25am

The Albuquerque & Four Corners Pipes and Drums packed the house at noon Wednesday for a Brown Bag Performance, which included Highland dancing. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Bagpipers playing at the Wednesday Brown Bag Performance, from left, Leslie Puckett, Ethan Aulwes, Joshua Spencer, Tristan Goodwin and Donald Machen. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Snare drummers, from left, Jillian Puckett, Sheila McClees and Caroline Spaeth perform Wednesday at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Pipe Major Anthony Puckett gives the audience a short talk on bagpipes

Fort Union Days 2018 June 15-17

on June 7, 2018 - 8:17am
 
FUNM News:
 
WATROUS Fort Union National Monument announces its annual Fort Union Days Event is June 15-17.  
 
Friday June 15, the Friends of Fort Union will host the “Martinez” Family Heritage Day. A Reception/Registration is June 14 at 116 Bridge St., in Las Vegas and the “Martinez” symposium June 15 at Ilfield Auditorium.  
 
For more information on this symposium, call 505.425.8803. From Las Vegas the venue moves over to Fort Union National Monument. The event weekend at Fort Union is FREE to the public and runs 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday.

Film 'Double Indemnity' At Library Thursday

on June 6, 2018 - 11:57am
By KELLY DOLESJI
Los ALamos
 
When you know “whodunit,” the questions become more complex, and the murder takes second to what it’s like to be a murderer, or more specifically, a co-murderer.
 
“Double Indemnity” (1944, unrated), Billy Wilder’s classic film noir, will screen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday upstairs at Mesa Public Library as part of its ongoing Free Film Series.
 
Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray) sells insurance, but when he meets Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck), wearing only her towel, he forgets all about her husband’s lapse in coverage.
 
Other than her sharp wit and

Blair Concert Choir At United Church July 8

on June 6, 2018 - 9:29am
 
MUSIC News:
 
Blair Concert Choir of the Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music Concert Performance at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 8, at The United Church of Los Alamos.
 
Free admission.
 
Numerous performances with the GRAMMY® Award-winning Nashville Symphony Orchestra and multiple national and international tours has allowed the Blair Children’s Chorus to gain recognition throughout the world. The classically-based choir is composed of young female vocalists from the Blair Children’s Chorus Program in Nashville, Tennessee. The singers perform with great poise and artistic

Sage Concert Series Presents Albert Laszlo And Patricia Wood

on June 6, 2018 - 8:09am

Albert Laszlo, double bass, and Patricia Wood, piano, peform at 7 p.m. Saturday. Courtesy photo

 

COMMUNITY News:

 

The Unitarian Church of Los Alamos Sage Concert Series presents Santa Fe musicians Albert Laszlo, double bass, and Patricia Wood, piano, for its summer concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9.

 

The program will include works by J. S. Bach-Marcello, L. v. Beethoven, Pablo de Sarasate, D. Shostakovich, Issac Albeniz and Fritz Kreisler.  All transcriptions for piano and double bass are by Laszlo.

 

Admission is free but donations will be accepted.

 

Laszlo, born of

Taos To Host Multiple Music Acts This Summer

on June 5, 2018 - 6:37am
MUSIC News:
 
TAOS The Town of Taos is hosting a variety of musical performances this summer as part of a town-wide effort to promote music in northern New Mexico.
 
The various concerts, festivals and events that are sponsored by multiple organizations throughout Taos began in May and run through September.
 
Michael Franti & Spearhead and The Original Wailers will perform at 5 p.m., June 9, at Kit Carson Park.
 
Additionally, a free 4th of July concert presented by the Town of Taos is set at Kit Carson park where Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members and R&B/funk legends The Family

Nature Center Suds & Shows: ‘Mars Attacks!’ Thursday

on June 4, 2018 - 5:39pm

‘Mars Attacks!’ shows at nature center at 7 p.m., Thursday. The doors open at 6 p.m. and drinks will be available from Pajarito Brewpub. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy drinks before the show at the nature center. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Watch “Mars Attacks!” at 7 p.m., Thursday in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium at 2600 Canyon Road.

This event is the first in the nature center’s summer movie and beer night series Suds & Shows. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and beer and wine will be available from the Pajarito Brewpub at a cash bar.

The community is invited to bring a picnic

PAC 8 Weekly Television Schedule For June 8-14

on June 4, 2018 - 3:14pm
PAC 8 weekly Television schedule for June 1-14:
 
Friday, June 8, 2018
  • 06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
  • 10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program
  • 11:00 AM County Council Replay 5-01-18
  • 01:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 04:00    PM Uprising
  • 05:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 06:00 PM Chamber of Commerce – Succession Planning for Your Business
  • 07:00 PM Los Alamos History - A Tale of Two Homesteaders
  • 08:00 PM UNM LA Graduation
  • 09:30 PM Living Treasures Ceremony
  • 12:00 AM Free Speech TV
 
Saturday, June 9 , 2018
  • Free Speech TV
 
Sunday, June 10, 2018
  • 06:00 AM FSTV
  • 05:00 PM The Prophetic Word
  • 05:30 PM Key to the Kingdom
  • 06:00 PM

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