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Mezzo-soprano Kehar Joanna Koslowsky Performs Brown Bag Concert Wednesday, March 6

on March 1, 2019 - 4:37pm
Kehar Joanna Koslowsky

MUSIC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council Brown Bag Series presents Kehar Joanna Koslowsky, mezzo-soprano, in recital and accompanied by pianist Deborah Wagner at noon Wednesday, March 6 at Fuller Lodge.

Koslowsky is an accomplished choral and solo artist with a growing reputation in the New Mexico music scene.

The Princess Bride Screens At Mesa Library March 7

on March 1, 2019 - 7:49am
The community is invited to watch The Princess Bride at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy/LAC
 
LIBRARY News:
 
The Princess Bride (1987, rated PG, 1 hr., 38 min.), written by William Goldman and directed by Rob Reiner, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7 in the upstairs meeting room at Mesa Public Library.
 
The film is a romantic comedy and a fantasy adventure story.
 
An elderly man (Peter Falk) reads the story to his bedridden teenage grandson (Fred Savage). Although the story is a family tradition, the young fellow listens reluctantly.

March 2019 Edition Of Prism Now Online

on March 1, 2019 - 7:24am

Click the image below to read the March edition of Prism.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on February 28, 2019 - 1:41pm

Recap Of Middle School Jazz Clinic And Performance

on February 27, 2019 - 8:54am
Los Alamos Jazz Project musicians and Director Ryan Finn. Courtesy photo
 
MUSIC News:
 
Middle school jazz musicians from around the state gathered last weekend in Los Alamos this weekend for two days of intensive learning and rehearsal, culminating in a concert that’s open to the public.
 
Los Alamos Jazz Project Director Ryan Finn created the event to include middle school musicians in the state’s vibrant jazz education program.
 
“This year, the New Mexico Music Educators association expanded to include jazz in its All-State band programs, but that left middle school students

Santa Fe Opera Young Voices Concert Sunday

on February 26, 2019 - 8:12pm

MUSIC News:

Join the Los Alamos Opera Guild for a membership social and concert by Young Voices of The Santa Fe Opera. 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3 at the Los Alamos United Church, 2525 Canyon Road.

Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. for a reception with punch and cookies. The reception will continue after the concert. Admission is by donation.

Vocalists Eleanor Henderson, Alexander Waters, Maya Rogers, and Jeremiya Palmer-Scott will present operatic works.

Community members are encouraged to join or renew membership in the Los Alamos Opera Guild.

Scenes From Filming At Los Alamos County Airport

on February 26, 2019 - 8:05am

Scene of generators, lighting and other equipment Monday night at the Los Alamos County Airport as crews filmed scenes for the final season 1 episodes of Our Lady, LTD, (Our Lady of Perpetual Grace). Our Lady, LTD is a 10-episode modern noir drama, produced by MGM Television, about a young grifter who attempts to prey upon a pastor who turns out to be far more dangerous than he suspects. The series stars Ben Kingsley as Pastor Byron Brown and Jimmi Simpson as the disgraced firefighter turned grifter. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Crews film scenes for the final season 1 episodes of

Auto Electric Plays Blue Window Mardi Gras Party 3/5

on February 26, 2019 - 7:08am

 

Legislative Roundup: Feb. 26

on February 26, 2019 - 6:58am
Daniel ‘DC’ Casillas of Albuquerque, who works with On Set FX, applies movie makeup to Nicole Montoya of Glorieta as part of a demonstration Monday during Film and Media Day at the Capitol in Santa Fe. Photo by Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican
 
By The Santa Fe New Mexican:
 
Days left in the session: 18
 
Confirmed: The Senate on Monday voted 34-0 to confirm Jackie White as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
 
White, 44, previously worked as a captain for the Albuquerque Fire Department.

One More Chance To Hear Edith Boulevard And Learn About Scottish Dancing At Fuller Lodge Tonight

on February 25, 2019 - 3:33pm
Clara Byom, left, and Deb Bluestone are the Albuquerque duo Edith Boulevard. They performed Sunday night at the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium. The duo will be playing for the Los Alamos Scottish Dancers at their regular meeting 7:30-10 p.m. today at Fuller Lodge. Everyone is invited to listen, watch or try it out for themselves! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

LAMS Jazz Bands Score Well At Jazz Fest

on February 22, 2019 - 4:39pm

Members of the LAMS Jazz 1 perform during a concert Wednesday evening at Duane Smith Auditorium. Courtesy/LAMS

LAMS News:

Los Alamos Middle School Jazz bands hit the high notes, low notes and all the notes in between as they performed very well at the recent Albuquerque/UNM Jazz Fest. Jazz 1 and Jazz 3 received a Superior, rating of 1, while Jazz 2 received an Excellent, rating of 2.

The Los Alamos Jazz Project Big Band, comprised of both LAMS and Los Alamos High School students, also received a Superior, rating of 1.

“I am extremely proud of all the students who were part of this

LAHS Choir In Concert With University Of Denver’s Lamont Chorale At Smith Auditorium Saturday

on February 22, 2019 - 7:47am
LAPS News:
 
Come hear Los Alamos High School’s Schola Cantorum in concert with University of Denver’s Lamont Chorale at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Duane Smith Auditorium.
 
Schola Cantorum is LAHS’s premiere mixed ensemble, having won state competitions twice, first in 2015 and again in 2017.
 
Los Alamos is the last stop on the Lamont Chorale’s tour of New Mexico, and they have already performed with Santa Fe and Albuquerque high school choirs.
 
The concert is free to attend and open to the public.

In And Around Town: Feb. 21

on February 21, 2019 - 4:45pm
 
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
 
 
THURSDAY Feb. 21
 
The Los Alamos Genealogical Association Meeting
7 p.m. at the White Rock Public Library. The program is “Coming Soon to a Genealogical Problem Near You”, focusing on new resources and exciting new technology for family history research. The traditional no-host social dinner is  5:30 p.m. at Pig + Fig across the street from the library.
 
Talk On Race And Racism
Dr.

Edith Boulevard Rescheduled At Nature Center Feb. 24

on February 21, 2019 - 4:40pm

Deb Bluestone, left, and Clara Byom are the Abuquerque duo Edith Boulevard performing Jan. 13 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy photo
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

When two classically trained musicians who play a variety of instruments and have fallen in love with every kind of folk music came together, the result was Edith Boulevard. Edith Boulevard's January concert was cancelled because of bad weather. It's been rescheduled for Sunday Feb. 24. The eclectic folk/classical duo will perform on violin, viola, accordion, keyboard and clarinet

Los Alamos Hockey’s History Of Energetic Volunteers

on February 21, 2019 - 3:57pm
Los Alamos Ranch School students playing hockey on the pond. Courtesy/Los Alamos Historical Society
 
By HEATHER MCCLENAHAN
Los Alamos Historical Society

Hockey has been part of Los Alamos for more than 100 years.

One of the most iconic historic pictures in the community’s history is of a match at the Los Alamos Ranch School, with the students at the prestigious all-boys prep school playing hockey on a pond—in shorts, which they wore year ‘round. The Los Alamos History Museum proudly displays a set of hockey shin guards from those active boys.

Los Alamos, of course, is most famous as

Mysteries Of Los Alamos Explored In New Podcast

on February 21, 2019 - 8:55am
Courtesy image
 
By Bonnie J. Gordon
Los Alamos Daily Post

Something weird and creepy is going on in Los Alamos and it’s not mysteriously appearing potholes ... it’s Secret City Files Podcast.

Since its launch in October the podcast, produced by three young Los Alamos writers, has been creeping out listeners with tales featuring mysteries and secret lore from Los Alamos and northern New Mexico. The podcast is more than halfway through its first season. It broadcasts every two weeks. All the episodes can be downloaded, not just the current one.

Aria and Matt

Los Alamos Gets Insight On Directing Short Play

on February 20, 2019 - 5:26pm

Jacqueline Reid, center, gives instruction to actor Eric Bjorklund on the precise timing of movements she wants his character to execute. Courtesy photo

LALT News:

Jacqueline Reid, a founding member of Fusion theatre in Albuquerque, recently taught a class on directing the short play at the Performing Arts Center in Los Alamos.
 
The class attracted participants from Santa Fe, Dixon, Albuquerque and Arizona, as well as local residents, totaling 22 participants in all.
 
The class was subsidized by the Los Alamos Little Theatre, which provides instruction and promotes interest in the

UNM-LA Hosts LAMTA Piano Recital Sunday Feb. 24

on February 20, 2019 - 6:01am
Los Alamos Music Teachers Association pianists will perform at the LAMTA Sunday Musicale at 2 p.m., Feb. 23 at UNM-LA. Courtesy photo
 
UNM-LA News:
 
In keeping with their ongoing mission of Community Outreach and Service, the UNM-LA Campus will host the first of two Spring Piano Recitals at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24.
 
The recital is FREE and open to the public, sponsored by the Los Alamos Music Teachers Association (LAMTA). LAMTA’s Sunday Musicales are regular public presentations for the public’s enjoyment and appreciation of the city’s musically talented youth.

Los Alamos Under A Snow Day ... Hip Hip Hooray!

on February 19, 2019 - 12:04pm

Los Alamos woke up to a thick blanket of snow this morning and residents are making the most of it! Here the Jafarov family is clearly having a ton of fun sledding today at Urban Park. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Members of the Jafarov family demonstrate the agony and the ecstasyof sledding this morning at Urban Park. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com   ‘’  

A man armed with a snow blower clears sidewalks late this morning on Central Avenue. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

A row of cars covered with snow this morning on Trinity Drive.

Teatro Paraguas Presents El Coqui Espectacular And The Bottle Of Doom April 11-28

on February 19, 2019 - 10:55am
 
El Coquí cast. Courtesy photo
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
A Nuyorican comic book artist down on his luck becomes the city's newest superhero in El Coquí Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom, written by Matt Barbot and directed by Roxanne Tapia.
 
Alex Nuñez (Miles Blitch) searches to discover his Boricua identity and prove to himself that he is not just “Sorta Rican” – the stereotype assigned to him by his erstwhile high school bully Junior/current nemesis El Chupacabra (Ricky Mars). So he becomes El Coquí, a superhero named for the iconic Puerto Rican tree frog, who protects Sunset

Chiravalle: Crab Fest Supports Local Projects

on February 19, 2019 - 8:53am
By Vincent Chiravalle, President
Rotary Club of Los Alamos

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos is having its 10th annual Crab Fest fundraiser this Saturday, Feb. 23, from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall (the intersection of Trinity and DP Road).

The Crab Fest is a great opportunity to enjoy family-style all-you-can-eat crab legs and prawns (and chicken), participate in live and silent auctions, and help raise money for service projects both in our own community and internationally.

NWS: Snow Accumulation 8 To 12 Inches Tonight

on February 18, 2019 - 9:22pm

The National Weather Service forecasts a 90 percent chance of snow tonight in Los Alamos, heavy at times, and a total nighttime snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible … with a low tonight of around 16. Courtesy/NWS

New Mexico, Contemporary Music & Doomsday Clock

on February 18, 2019 - 3:14pm

CRAS Ensemble. Courtesy photo

MUSIC News: 

 
CRAS Ensemble, a Danish contemporary music group has just launched a Doomsday Clock-inspired project with several connections to New Mexico.
 
The initiation of IN OUR TIME marks the beginning of a potentially endless artistic project in which global events, including international security and existential threats such as nuclear weapons and climate change, will be turned into a huge, constantly evolving piece of music.
 
IN OUR TIME will consist of an unknown number of movements, called “chapters”, each lasting about 15 minutes.

Scenes From Secret City Kitchen And Los Alamos Makers' Date Night

on February 18, 2019 - 8:11am
On Friday, Feb. 15, Los Alamos Makers at 3540 Orange St., was transformed into a pop-up venue for an out-of-the-ordinary date night. A virtual crackling  fireplace projected on the large screen, along with romantic background music, made for a soothing atmosphere. The unusual center pieces were one-of-a-kind fused glass bottles handmade by glass art instructor Sue Bombardt. Courtesy photo

 

Jeremy Varela, owner of  Secret City Kitchen with his catering team wowed the guests with a sophisticated table and a delicious 3-course meal. Courtesy photo

 

For their 2nd course, guests had a

Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra And Los Alamos Choral Society Perform At Smith Auditorium Today

on February 17, 2019 - 6:51am
Dress rehearsal Saturday night of the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra and Los Alamos Choral Society for a 4 p.m. concert today, Feb. 17 at Duane Smith Auditorium. Photo by Lynn Wysocki-Smith
 
Los Alamos violinist Kay Newnam at the dress rehearsal Saturday night of the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra and Los Alamos Choral Society for a 4 p.m. concert today, Feb. 17 at Duane Smith Auditorium. Photo by Lynn Wysocki-Smith

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