Skip directly to content

Entertainment

Scenes From 2019 LAHS Homecoming Parade

on September 22, 2019 - 4:51pm

Central Avenue is lined with a cheering crowd as the 2019 Los Alamos High School Homecoming Parade gets underway Friday afternoon down Central Avenue. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Arts Honorary Society Club float wins 1st place. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Sophomore Class float wins 2nd place. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Junior Class of 2021 float wins 3rd place. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Topper Marching Band. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Olions act out with Topper spirit. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Cheerleaders

Los Alamos Little Theater Starts Season With A Boom!

on September 22, 2019 - 12:53pm
Jon (Tim Orcutt) and Michael (Patrick MacDonald) get down during a musical number in 'Tick,Tick...Boom'. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Review by BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
bjgordonladailypost.com

“Tick, Tick…Boom!” at LALT stole my heart. I wasn’t really expecting it. The tragic story of the death at age 35, of author-composer-lyricist writer Jonathan Larson made me a little scared of this autobiographical musical dramedy, written before the astounding success of “Rent”.

Would it all be tinged with the foreknowledge of what would happen when the story ends?

Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue At Teatro Paraguas Sept. 26

on September 22, 2019 - 8:31am
Scene from Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue. Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas
 
Scene from Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue. Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Beginning Wednesday, Teatro Paraguas presents Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue, written by playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes and directed by Alix Hudson. It is the lyrical and moving first play of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Elliot Trilogy.
 
Moving a-chronologically through six decades and three generations, Elliot centers around protagonist Elliot Ortiz (Luca Pacheco) and his life as a Marine during and after a tour in Iraq.

Albuquerque Film & Music Experience Sept. 24-29

on September 21, 2019 - 10:33am

AFMX News:

 

ALBUQUERQUE The Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFMX) is the premier film and musical festival in the region. In its seventh year, AFMX will run Sept. 24-29.

 

In addition to an amazing lineup of films, live performances, and events, AFMX also offers several showings and special lectures that are free to the public.

 

“From movie screenings to symposiums, offering free events allows AFMX to expand the opportunity to attract those interested in film, music and the arts that may be on a limited budget,” AFMX Executive Director Ivan Wiener said.

‘Murder, She Danced’ At Smith Auditorium Oct. 6

on September 21, 2019 - 9:51am
The Family YMCA’s Dance of India performance of ‘Murder, She Danced’ is 4 p.m. Sunday Oct. 6 at Duane Smith Auditorium. Courtesy/YMCA
 
By DIANA MARTINEZ
The Family YMCA

A student’s suggestion that this 13th year’s performance of The Family YMCA’s Dance of India classes center on something other than a universally known theme, got the instructor to thinking.

What should pop into the mind of instructor Alina Deshpande but a a ghost-murder mystery where the ghost makes its presence known through the tinkering of bells. It is a fitting theme for the month of October.

Annual Ullrfest On Pajarito Mountain Today!

on September 21, 2019 - 7:44am

PAJARITO MOUNTAIN News:

The community is invited to pray to the Norse God of snow for a good ski season in 2019-20 and have some fun at the annual Ullrfest, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Pajarito Mountain Ski Hill.

Ullrfest features live music, lift-served mountain biking and hiking, food from Pajarito Mountain Cafe and a New Mexico Brewfest.

Breweries include:

  • Beer Creek;
  • Canteen;
  • Leaf and Hive;
  • La Reforma;
  • Second St;
  • Bathtub Row;
  • Blue Corn;
  • Red River;
  • Turtle Mountain;
  • 2nd Alarm;
  • Boxing Bear; and
  • Tumbleroot.

Check out the Ullrfest Promo video.

Los Alamos History Museum 2019 Gala Sept. 21

on September 20, 2019 - 11:34am
Skip and Hedy Dunn. Courtesy/LAHM
 
MUSEUM News:
 
Did you know that you have your very own history museum? Executive Director Liz Martineau of the Los Alamos Historical Society and Museum said that she believes they belong to the people of Los Alamos.
 
The popular destinations serve, through a combination of sources including:
  • 47 percent from fundraising and donations;
  • 25 percent from gift shop sales; and
  • 28 percent from Los Alamos County.
 
This month residents can add to the portion of fundraising revenues by attending their 2019 Gala. The gala is Saturday, Sept.

Moving Arts Española Fundraiser Gala Nov. 2

on September 20, 2019 - 7:42am

Scenes From Topper Student Bonfire Ignited Tonight

on September 19, 2019 - 10:20pm

The Topper student bonfire ignited tonight in the Sullivan Field parking lot after the Girls Soccer game against the Santa Fe Demons. It has been two years since the last bonfire due to rainy conditions. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the Topper student bonfire tonight in the Sullivan Field parking lot. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on September 19, 2019 - 4:23pm

Boese Brothers Brewery Opens With A Bang!

on September 19, 2019 - 10:32am
From left, Boese Brothers Brewery employees Jonathan Coons, Peter Taylor, Shannon Anderson, Co-Owner Sam Boese and Bar Manager Anthony Flores. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Expectations were blown away when Boese Brothers Brewery opened its doors for business Sept. 7. What was supposed to be just a soft opening featured a packed house and lots of satisfied customers.

“It was great,” Co-Owner Sam Boese said.

The brewery, at 145 Central Park Square, has only be open for about two weeks “but people have been

LAHS 2019 Homecoming Week Activities Sept. 16-21

on September 16, 2019 - 8:19am

Courtesy/LAHS

LAHS News:

This week Los Alamos will don green and gold to celebrate Homecoming 2019.

“It’s that time of the year when everyone is a Topper,” said Jonathan Lathrop, co-sponsor of the Los Alamos High School Student Council. “Our Student Leadership team has been very busy planning a lot of activities to celebrate this tradition.”

The week begins Monday, Sept. 16 with the Billy Bob Volleyball game. Senior boys play volleyball while members of the LAHS Volleyball team act as coaches and referees. The game begins at 6 p.m. in Griffith Gymnasium.

It’s just the opposite on

Murder, She Danced! At Smith Auditorium Oct. 6

on September 16, 2019 - 7:57am
 

COMMUNITY News:

The community is invited to this year's production of Murder, She Danced! presented by Dances of India. 

The event is 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Duane Smith Auditorium in Los Alamos.

Admission is free, but donations are requested to benefit the Y in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Indian snacks from the local Indian grocery store will be available for purchase during intermission.

All proceeds will go to the Y in Chiang Mai, Thailand: http://www.ymcachiangmai.org/firstpage.html. Specifically their program for women: http://www.ymcachiangmai.org/main/en/Northern-Women-Development/.

Local Playwrights’ Work To Be Presented During Theatre Walk In Santa Fe Saturday

on September 12, 2019 - 3:55pm

The cast of ‘Red Licorice’ rehearse the play, which will be performed during Theatre Walk Saturday in Santa Fe. Photo by John Gustafson

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos will be well represented Saturday during the Theatre Walk Santa Fe 2019, an afternoon of live theater at the Rufina Arts District, Santa Fe.

Theatre Walk Santa Fe offers 11 venues and 22 companies presenting short plays.  For a $5 ticket, patrons can wander among the various venues to take in a variety of performances. Children younger than 12 are admitted free.

The play “Red Licorice”, written by local playwright, John

This Week At The Reel Deal

on September 12, 2019 - 3:52pm

LALT Presents ‘Tick, Tick...BOOM!’

on September 12, 2019 - 7:57am

The cast of ‘tick, tick ... BOOM!’ opening Friday at the Los Alamos County Performing Arts Center. Courtesy/LALT

LALT News:

The countdown is underway for “tick, tick… BOOM!” — the opening production in Los Alamos Little Theatre’s 2019-20 season.

The show runs Sept. 13-28 with performances at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Los Alamos County Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St.

Written by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning author of “Rent”, the small-cast musical “tick, tick…BOOM!” follows an aspiring composer trying

Family Star Party And Family Night At Los Alamos Nature Center Tuesday

on September 9, 2019 - 5:02pm

Visit the Los Alamos Nature Center Tuesday, Sept. 10 for an evening of family fun. The monthly Family Star Party, sponsored by New Mexico Bank & Trust starts at 5:30 p.m. and Family Night starts at 6 p.m. and is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Head to the Los Alamos Nature Center tomorrow evening for a night of family fun! The Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s monthly Family Star Party and Family Night programs will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 10. The star party starts at 5:30 p.m. and Family Night begins at 6 p.m.

Wood & Wire Performs For Sold Out Crowd Tonight

on September 7, 2019 - 9:06pm
Austin-based bluegrass band Wood & Wire is performing for a sold-out crowd tonight at Fuller Lodge. Wood & Wire is opening the fall concert series for Live in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from Wood & Wire performing for a sold-out crowd tonight at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from Wood & Wire performing for a sold-out crowd tonight at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from Wood & Wire performing for a sold-out crowd tonight at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

Boese Brothers Brewery Opens To Packed House!

on September 7, 2019 - 5:40pm

Boese Brothers Brewery opened at 5 p.m. today at 145 Central Ave., and is packed with people! The brewery will be open until 10 p.m. today, 5-10 p.m. Sunday and will operate during regular hours starting Monday. The new bar, which inhabits the space formerly occupied by UnQuarked Wine Bar, will serve the Boese Brothers beer, as well as cider from the New Mexico Hard Cider’s brewery. New Mexico wines will also be available. Additionally, Boese Brothers Brewery will offer a sandwich menu, which includes hot and cold sandwiches and paninis. Courtesy photo

Boese Brothers Brewery at 145 Central

¡Globalquerque! Film Festival At NHCC Sept. 12-26

on September 7, 2019 - 1:32pm

NHCC News:

ALBUQUERQUE – In September, the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Bank of America Free Thursday Film Series showcases the ¡Globalquerque! International Cinema Series, presented in partnership with ¡Globalquerque!.

Most films in the series are from countries whose artists are represented in this year’s festival.

Sept. 12, 7 p.m. - ¡Globalquerque! International Cinema Series: Rhymes for Young Ghouls (Canada)

Set on the Red Crow Mi’gMaq reservation in Quebec, Canada, during the mid-‘70s, Jeff Barnaby’s feature film debut takes place during a period in Canadian history when, by

This Week At The Reel Deal

on September 6, 2019 - 6:58am

Topper Marching Band Entertains Football Crowd

on September 4, 2019 - 9:37am

The Los Alamos High School Marching Band directed by Zane Meek was in full attendance at Friday night's football game at Sullivan Field. The band's music added to the excitement of the game. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The 115 member Band directed by Zane Meek thrilled the audience with their competition show, Black Orpheus, which the band will fine tune while performing various versions throughout the season. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the Los Alamos High School Marching Band performing at the Friday night football game at Sullivan Field.

The Y Celebrates Diverse Cultures Sept. 18

on September 4, 2019 - 9:23am

Scene from a previous Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event set this year for 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Courtesy/YMCA

Scene from a previous Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event set this year for 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Courtesy/YMCA

Scene from a previous Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event set this year for 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Courtesy/YMCA

YMCA News:

Everyone is invited to enjoy free performances and samples of food from various cultures at The Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.

Tea And Fashion Show Fundraiser Features Modeling By Community Leaders; Benefits Home Building Mission

on September 3, 2019 - 7:46am

The Jeff Favorite family enjoying tea at last year's Tea and Fashion Show. Photo by Jennifer Neil

A young house builder in Juarez helps the team build his home. Photo by Lynn Finnegan

TOTH News:

It’s time to dust off the hat and gloves and have some fun. Trinity on the Hill’s annual Tea and Fashion Show, coming up at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at 3900 Trinity Dr., promises to be a gala event.

In addition to sipping tea and enjoying a scrumptious menu of sweets and savories, attendees will be treated to a fashion show featuring local “celebrities”.

“Our fashion show, with all the

Upcoming Los Alamos Chamber Of Commerce Events

on September 2, 2019 - 8:25am

Upcoming Chamber Events:
  • Chamber Business Breakfast:  7.30-9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, a conversation with U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján @ UNM-LA, Building 2, Room 230. Only PRE-REGISTERED members will be allowed.
  • Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service, Inc. Ribbon Cutting: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 with ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. @ 109 Central Park Square
  • Coffee & Connections: 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, @ Fleur de Lys, 1460 Trinity Dr.

Chamber Member News

Vest Orthodontics Grand Reopening

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, all are welcome!! Bring a  friend, come out and tour the remodel.

Pages


Advertisements