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Golden Acrobats Perform Sept. 15 in Los Alamos

on September 1, 2012 - 8:46am

The Golden Acrobats perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 in Duane Smith Auditorium at Los Alamos High School. The event is a fundraiser for the 2013 Gordons' Summer Concert Series. The Los Alamos Daily Post is sponsoring the event. Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for children under 16. Tickets go on sale Sept. 5 at CB FOX, Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and the Del Norte Credit Union offices in Los Alamos, White Rock and Espanola. For more information, visit russ@gordonssummerconcerts.com Courtesy/RG

Performing Arts Center Presents 'Parted Waters' Sunday Aug. 26

on August 19, 2012 - 8:37am
Argos MacCallum performing the character of "Reynaldo" in Parted Waters. Courtesy photo
 
PERFORMING ART CENTER News:
 
Los Alamos Little Theatre and Teatro Paraguas of Santa Fe are teaming up to produce a New Mexico Statehood Centennial Event in Los Alamos.
 
Parted Waters by local playwright, Robert F. Benjamin, will be produced at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St., at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26.
 
The performance will be directed by Fran Martone, who starred in the Los Alamos production of Time Enough and directed Galileo's Footsteps and Manhattan Glass at the 2011 Atomic

Local Actors Perform in Missoula Children’s Theatre Production

on August 4, 2012 - 11:58am
Members of a cast of local actors performed in a dress rehearsal July 25 for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of Beauty Lou and the Country Beast held July 28 at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. Missoula Children’s Theatre is sponsored by the Los Alamos Arts Council and is funded in part by Los Alamos County.
The theater group comes to town with the set, lights, costumes, props and make-up—everything it takes to put on a play. The team holds open auditions and casts 50–60 local students, who rehearse throughout the week and present a public performance. Housing was provided by

Update: Get Tickets Ahead for High Tea and a Fashion Show!

on August 4, 2012 - 8:21am

TRINITY ON THE HILL News:

Local ladies enjoy a delicious spread. Photo by T.K. Thompson/ladailypost.com.

TOTH News:

Purchasing tickets in advance is strongly encouraged for the High Tea and Fashion Show because this event has sold out the last two years.

The House of Hope ladies’ mission team and the co-ed Trinity Builders team warmly invite the community to join them again this year for a sumptuous tea, followed by a stylish fashion show.

The afternoon’s activities are intended to raise funds for house-building mission trips to Juárez, Mexico.

Smiling faces, beautiful shoes and

New Mexico Municipal League Chief Appears Sunday on Report From Santa Fe

on August 3, 2012 - 10:10am

Executive Director Bill Fulginiti of the New Mexico Municipal League with host Lorene Mills of Report From Santa Fe. Courtesy Photo

This week's guest on Report From Santa Fe is Bill Fulginiti, Executive Director of the New Mexico Municipal League. Fulginiti serves as the Vice Chair of the New Mexico Finance Authority and the Water Trust Board.

Recipient of the Governor’s Distinguished Public Service Award and the New Mexico Distinguished Public Administration Award, Fulginiti's public service experience also extends nationally with his two terms on the Board of the powerful National League

Lone Ranger Movie Shoots Scenes at Valles Caldera

on August 3, 2012 - 9:17am

The Lone Ranger film set stretches along the main road into the Valles Caldera Preserve Thursday. The visitor center is off the picture to the right. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

A mock Indian Village, complete with Teepees is barely visible in the History Grove of Ponderosa Pines on the far side of the Valles Grande. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Johnny Depp as Tonto. Tweet photo

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer tweeted the first official picture of Disney's The Lone Ranger.

The Lone Ranger's struggles have been well documented: after shuffling from studio to studio through an

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview: Aug. 2, 2012

on August 2, 2012 - 10:58am

 

Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark and Webmaster/Reporter Greg Kendall. Photo by Karen Kendall

The week's preview is sponsored by www.fyila.com.

Fort Building 3:305 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 at PEEC  
Come to PEEC and get building!  On the first Friday of every month, join other kids who like building forts (and their parents) to build, play, and hang out in your new place you created!   Parents must stay and supervise their children. Free. No registration required.

Enchanted Parks Photographic Exhibit at Mesa Public Library
Exhibit runs until Aug 7. Local photographer Leslie Bucklin

Bridge Club Hosts 3-Day Sectional Tournament

on July 26, 2012 - 1:36pm

Courtesy photo
By Michelle Rudy
Los Alamos Contract Bridge Club

The Los Alamos Contract Bridge Club is hosting the "Atomic City Sectional"  tournament at the Betty Ehart Senior Center Friday through Sunday.

Up to 100 visitors will be in town, some staying two to three nights and looking for a good meal.

If you want to play, sessions start at 2 p.m. Friday, July 27.

A partner is helpful, but not necessary. Visitors welcome.

For more information, see the Los Alamos Duplicate Bridge Club tournament webpage document by clicking HERE (pdf format.)

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview: July 26, 2012

on July 25, 2012 - 4:45pm

Editor's Note: Updates at bottom 7/27/12 3pm.

Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark and Webmaster/Reporter Greg Kendall. Photo by Karen Kendall

The week's preview is sponsored by www.fyila.com. 

Joe Hayes: New Mexico's Centennial Storyteller
7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 26 at Fuller Lodge

While Joe Hayes, an official Centennial author, doesn't have a specific centennial program, he will tell a selection of favorite stories gleaned from New Mexico's diverse cultures.

Enjoy Putt-Putt and the Muppets at East Park Tonight

on July 25, 2012 - 10:17am

COUNTY News:

The Ponderosa Putt-Putt Tournament is 6-7:30 p.m., today (Wednesday, July 25) at East Park.

Participants will test their skills at the Ponderosa Putt-Putt Tournament. The tournament is broken into three age groups, 5-7, 8-11 and 12+.

Prizes will be awarded for first through third place in each age group.

Call 662-8173 for more information.  

The Movies in the Parks is 7:45-10 p.m. today (Wednesday, July 25) at East Park.

The 2012 Series features The Muppets. Bring blankets, pajamas and snacks to watch the movie under the stars.  

Weather cancelations are made an hour

Navajo Athletes Race Toward Future in ‘Up Heartbreak Hill’

on July 22, 2012 - 9:51pm


Airing on New Mexico PBS -- Ch. 5.1 - Thursday, July 26 at 9 p.m. & Saturday July 28 at 10 p.m. & on Ch. 9.1 – Thursday, August 2 at 9 p.m.

Teen Angst Typically Includes Conflict Between Past and Future—But What If the Past Is the Reservation and the Future a World Apart?

A Co-production of ITVS and Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc. (NAPT.;
A Co-presentation with NAPT. Program is Part of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen

“A refreshing, original film about the challenges of indigenous youth.” -- Ryan Little, Washington City Paper

The hopes and heartbreaks of senior year

"Report from Santa Fe" Airs on Sundays

on July 21, 2012 - 11:41pm

At 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 22, Report from Santa Fe will air on PBS Channel 5.1.

THIS  WEEK:  COLONEL ANN WRIGHT, U.S. Army /  U.S. State Department, Retired

  • Awarded: State Department Award for Heroism, 1997
  • Author: “Dissent: Voices of Conscience, Government Insiders Speak Out Against the War in Iraq”
  • Helped Oversee The Reopening of the U.S. Mission in Afghanistan in 2001
  • Feels The Biggest Military Cover-Up In U.S. History is The Abuse of Women Soldiers

"A woman who signs up to protect her country is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire," said former

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview: July 20, 2012

on July 19, 2012 - 9:13am

Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark and Webmaster/Reporter Greg Kendall. Photo by Karen Kendall

The week's preview is sponsored by www.fyila.com.

The Derailers - Los Alamos Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. on Friday at Entrada Business Park

Texas' best country dance band. Los Alamos Cooperative Market & Holiday Inn Express Night.

Los Alamos Friday Night: A Quilt of Stories: History, Myths, and Legends

6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Romero Cabin behind Fuller Lodge
In the isolation of the Plateau and the west, quilts were fashioned from bits of material carefully saved from worn clothing.

Y Camp to Perfom “Back-To-The-Future” Thursday

on July 15, 2012 - 9:11am

A “Back-To-The-Future” performance extravaganz a featuring Y campers will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday July 19 at Barranca Elementary School. The public is welcome to attend this end-of-summer performance and ice cream social. Courtesy/YMCA

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview: July 13, 2012

on July 12, 2012 - 11:03pm

Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark and Webmaster/Reporter Greg Kendall. Photo by Karen Kendall

The week's preview is sponsored by www.fyila.com.

Friday, July 13 @ Ashley Pond 7 p.m.
The Shinyribs - Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Wild Texas country/rock

Friday, July 13  5–7 p.m.
Two-Artist Exhibition: Sheridan Brown and Janice Parker Muir
Opening Reception at Karen Wray Fine Art Gallery
2101 Trinity Dr., Suite B-2 (Across from Ashley Pond)

Friday Nights @ the Bradbury Science Museum
Nanoscale Science and Engineering ... Explore the world of the smaller than teensy-tiny.

This Week's New Mexico in Focus Looks at Job Losses

on July 12, 2012 - 6:45am

NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS is the prime-time news magazine show for New Mexico PBS covering the events, issues and people shaping life in New Mexico and the Southwest. 

Hosted by Gene Grant, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS takes a multi-layered look at social, political, economic, health, education and arts issues and explores them in-depth, with a critical eye to give them context beyond the "news of the moment."

NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS regularly airs at 7 p.m., Fridays and 7 a.m., Sundays on Channel 5, and 5 p.m., Saturdays on Channel 9.

Involved, informed, in-depth media: watch NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS online at

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview - July 5, 2012

on July 5, 2012 - 9:38pm

The program is sponsored by www.fyila.com.

New items:

Tonight, as part of Los Alamos Friday Night, the Society for Creative Anachronism will be on the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Also events at the Bradbury Science Museum, the library's horror flick, a blue show at the Fuller Lodge Art Centerand, of course, Gordon's Concert. Come out for all the fun!

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area:

MOTO X EVENT THIS WEEKEND JULY 7 & 8
Come up and watch some fast and furious race action. This was such a popular event last year we had to have them back. $10 per person for the weekend. Ten and under are free.  Click

A White Rock 4th ... LACW Performs The Stars & Stripes Forever ... Then Rain Cuts Loose on Overlook Park!

on July 5, 2012 - 8:20am

The patriotic face of the White Rock rock greeted locals and out of towners turning the corner at N.M. 4 and Rover Boulevard on their way to the Fourth of July festivities at Overlook Park. Photo by Glen Wurden

A sky diver jumps from a plane and glides through the air above Overlook Park on July 4th as part of the day's entertainment. Photo by Glen Wurden

The Los Alamos Community Winds performed The Stars & Stripes Forever as a sky diver parachutes toward the lawn at Overlook Park before an intense cloud burst sent everyone fleeing for shelter - effectively ending the holiday event.

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview - June 28, 2012

on June 29, 2012 - 8:07am

Editor's Note: The Kiwanis fireworks display has been cancelled due to dangerous fire conditions in Los Alamos County. The 4th of July celebration at Overlook Park in White Rock will go on as planned, sans the fireworks, but all the other great activities will go on as schedule ... so don't miss the great fun at Overlook Park on the 4th.

 

Carol A. Clark and Greg Kendall of the Los Alamos Daily Post co-host the weekly calendar program, Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview, which details events scheduled for Los Alamos, White Rock and beyond.

The program is sponsored by www.fyila.com.

 

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Longmire Television Series Filming This Week in Los Alamos and at the Ski Hill

on June 27, 2012 - 7:12pm

COUNTY News:

This week, Los Alamos residents will see those familiar yellow and black signs guiding film talent and production crews through town to base camps and film sites within the County.

These signs will post the letters “LM”—for Longmire, The hour-long drama series from Warner Horizon Television, which began filming in March of this year in Santa Fe, Las Vegas and the surrounding areas.

Filming is scheduled to begin tomorrow through Thursday at private homes in Los Alamos and at the Ski Hill.

Longmire stars Robert Taylor (The Matrix), Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica), Lou

Santa Fe Rodeo Parade Draws Spectators to Plaza

on June 18, 2012 - 7:07am

The Santa Fe Rodeo Parade was held Saturday June 16. The Rodeo itself runs June 20-23. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
2012 Santa Fe Rodeo Queen Alexandria Layne Tapia waves to the crowd during the Rodeo Parade. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
A  princess of the Santa Fe Rodeo rides in the Rodeo Parade. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Santa Fe Rodeo mascot "El Toro Diablo" makes its way down the streets of Santa Fe during the Rodeo parade. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
A rodeo clown entertains the crowd. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
A rodeo clown

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