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NHCC: Nutcracker Ballet In The Land Of Enchantment Performs In Albuquerque Dec. 14-16

on November 21, 2018 - 8:59am
The Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment performances are Dec. 14-16 on the NHCC Albuquerque Journal Theatre stage. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment will again be performed Dec. 14-16 on the National Hispanic Cultural Center's (NHCC) Albuquerque Journal Theatre stage this holiday season.
 
Last year's production, presented by Festival Ballet Albuquerque and the NHCC, with choreography by Patricia Dickinson Wells and full live orchestra under the baton of Maestro Guillermo Figueroa, sold out.

Wintry Musical Foray At Serenata Dec. 5

on November 20, 2018 - 11:36am
SSF News:
 
The community is invited to a wintry, musical foray into the crystalline music of Maurice Ravel, Somei Satoh, Ned Rorem, Violetta Parra, Astor Piazzolla, and Kenji Bunch.
 
The event is 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5 at a private home, and features opulent hor d'oeuvres, wine, bubbly drinks and deep desserts.
 
Reserve tickets here.

LALT Receives Donation From Longer Estate

on November 19, 2018 - 4:21pm

John Longer from the melodrama 'Curse of an Aching Heart', January 2004. Courtesy/LALT

LALT News:

Los Alamos Little Theatre has announced it has received a generous donation from the estate of John Longer.

Longer was a longtime LALT member who passed away in 2006.

“John produced and appeared in many of our melodramas over the years,” LALT Board member Paul Lewis said. “He was also instrumental in a number of building improvements, including our bathroom renovations and light booth construction.”

Longer also helped build the sets for numerous shows, assisted with house management and

Millicent Rogers Museum: Holiday Fiesta Dec. 1

on November 18, 2018 - 8:33am
Dancers at Holiday Fiesta. Courtesy photo
 
MRM News:
 
Holiday celebrations are 11 a.m.to 3 p.m., Dec. 1 at the Millicent Rogers Museum’s Holiday Fiesta.
 
This year’s event marks the 21st year the museum has hosted its Holiday Fiesta,and is line with the museum’s mission of sharing and celebrating the arts and cultures of the Southwest.
 
The museum was founded in 1956 in Taos and the majority of its collection of more than 7,000 objects is representative of the diverse Indigenous and Hispanic cultures of the Southwest with particular strengths in the traditional arts of northern New

NHCC: Baila! Baila! Christmas Dance Show Dec. 1-2

on November 17, 2018 - 7:29am

Baila! Baila! holiday show is Dec. 1-2 in the NHCC Albuquerque Journal Theatre. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Baila! Baila! Dance Academy's 5th annual holiday show is a whirlwind extravaganza that returns Dec. 1-2 to the stage in the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Albuquerque Journal Theatre.
 
Tickets are $22, $27, $32 w/ $2 discount for seniors, children and NHCC members and can be purchased at nhccnm.org/events or by calling the Box Office at 505.724.4758.
 
Produced and performed by the most recognized professional ethnic dance company in New Mexico, this show will feature

Go Neon This Holiday Season In Tucumcari

on November 16, 2018 - 7:32am
Courtesy photo
 
TUCUMCARI News:
 
Tucumcari, New Mexico is known as a bright and cultural stop along historic Route 66, and this holiday season, it’s the perfect spot for a festive road trip. With holiday-themed events and opportunities for holiday shopping and exploration, Tucumcari provides an ideal spot for an affordable, memorable winter vacation.
 
“With a little time off around the holiday season, it’s the perfect chance to plan a getaway,” Tucumcari Mayor Ruth Ann Litchfield said.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on November 15, 2018 - 3:30pm

Teens Share Old Fashioned Fun In Pile Of Snow

on November 15, 2018 - 9:30am
Teens share some good old fashioned fun in a pile of snow after school Wednesday in Central Park Square. Photo by Jim O'Donnell

Coro De Cámara And LAHS Choirs Celebrate Women Composers With ‘Music She Wrote’ Concert Nov. 16-18

on November 15, 2018 - 8:18am

Coro de Camara rehearses for upcoming performances. Photo by Jessica Benge Photography

Choir members rehearse for upcoming performances. Photo by Jessica Benge Photography

By ANNE MARSH
Coro de Cámara

Quick quiz: How many women composers can you name? If your answer is not many, you’re not alone. Although women have composed music since at least the time of the ancient Greeks, music written by women is seldom heard, even today.

The chamber singers of Coro de Cámara will give audiences a chance to experience some of this wonderful music in their upcoming program “Music She Wrote:

Sign-up Underway To Participate In Annual Los Alamos WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade!

on November 14, 2018 - 10:25am

A spectacular float created by Zia Credit Union entered in the 2017 Los Alamos MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade on Central Avenue. Courtesy/LA MainStreet

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

The annual Los Alamos MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade, this year with a “Candyland” theme, will glide down Central Avenue at 6 p.m.  Saturday, Dec. 8.

Businesses and organizations interested in participating in this year’s parade can register free here. Registration closes Friday, Nov. 30.

The official Tree Lighting Ceremony will follow the parade at 7 p.m. around Ashley Pond.

Film Office: 'Rattlesnake' Begins Filming In New Mexico

on November 13, 2018 - 3:19pm
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE Today, New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced that the feature film, “Rattlesnake,” produced by Campfire has begun principal photography through mid-December in Santa Fe, Espanola, Las Vegas, Cochiti and Abiquiu.
 
“I’m proud to welcome another great production to New Mexico,” Maniatis said. “Our industry is booming and I’m excited to see more film jobs coming to our state.”
 
The production is employing 100 New Mexico crew members, 20 New Mexico actors and approximately 100 New Mexico background talent.
 
The feature is directed by Zak

BESC: 15th Annual Festival Of Trees Nov. 17

on November 10, 2018 - 9:45am
The 15th Annual Festival of Trees is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 17 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Courtesy photo
 
Felix Blom spends time with Santa Clause at a previous event. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Volunteers are already busy at the Betty Ehart Senior Center and will continue throughout the week preparing for the big day Saturday, Nov. 17. On that day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Betty Ehart Senior Center at 1101 Bathtub Row, will be a buzz with activity as the 15th Annual Festival of Trees comes to its spectacular finale.
 
LARSO volunteers have been hard at work organizing

Knights Of Columbus Bingo Fundraiser Tonight

on November 9, 2018 - 8:04am

Teatro Paraguas Holiday Dream Flamenco Dec. 20-22

on November 9, 2018 - 6:52am
Mina Fajardo performs in Holiday Dream Flamenco Dec. 20-22 at Teatro Paraguas. Courtesy photo
 
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
The community is invited to attend Holiday Dream Flamenco, a flamenco and Middle Eastern dance spectacle at 7 p.m., Dec. 20-22 at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
 
Compañia Chuscales and Mina Fajardo returns to Teatro Paraguas with an original and exciting flamenco extravaganza based in part on choreographer, dancer and singer-songwriter Mina Fajardo’s newly released album Sueño. 
 
Joining Mina onstage are flamenco dancers Monze Diaz, Janira

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on November 8, 2018 - 5:09pm

Film Office: 'Greenbrier' To Film In New Mexico

on November 7, 2018 - 8:35am
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced Tuesday that the feature "Greenbrier," produced by Sony Studios will begin principal photography mid-November through early February 2019 in Albuquerque.
 
"We are happy to welcome 'Greenbrier' and Sony Studios to New Mexico," Maniatis said. "For years we've built up the film industry in New Mexico and strengthened our film incentives, now we're seeing success after success for the film industry in our state."
 
The production will employ approximately 300 New Mexico crew members, 16 New Mexico actors and

LAHS Olions Theater Production Of Brighton Beach Memoirs At Duane Smith This Weekend

on November 6, 2018 - 7:18am
Scene from LAHS Olions Theater Production of Brighton Beach Memoirs. Courtesy photo

Scene from LAHS Olions Theater Production of Brighton Beach Memoirs. Courtesy photo
Scene from LAHS Olions Theater Production of Brighton Beach Memoirs. Courtesy photo
 
LAHS News:
 
Come see the LAHS Olions Theater Production of Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon this weekend!
 
A story of a poor, Polish/Russian Jewish family living in Brighton Beach, New York in the 1930s. A show that represents coming of age in a way that will touch your heart like you've never seen before.
 
This show has mature

2018 Youth Shakespeare Festival In Santa Fe Dec. 1

on November 6, 2018 - 6:52am
Courtesy photo

Courtesy photo
 
MEOW WOLF News:
 
Upstart Crows of Santa Fe and the International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe announces their third annual Youth Shakespeare Festival Santa Fe, noon to 5 p.m., Dec. 1, at Meow Wolf at 1352 Rufina Cirle in Santa Fe.
 
Students from Academy of Technology and the Classics, Capital High, Eldorado Community School, Mandela International School, McCurdy Charter School, New Mexico School for the Arts, Santa Fe High, Santa Fe Indian School, Santa Fe Prep and Upstart Crows of Santa Fe have been brushing up their Shakespeare since the start of the

Canadian Brass Gets Standing Ovation Sunday

on November 6, 2018 - 6:42am

Hosted by the Los Alamos Concert Association, The Canadian Brass performed Sunday afternoon to a full-house at Smith Auditorium, inspiring an enthusiastic standing ovation after exceptional performances of music by Bach, Mozart, Bernstein and Lennon and McCartney. Photo by Linda Hull

With the other four members of the quintet positioned around Smith Auditorium, Chuck Daellenbach, who has performed with the Canadian Brass since it was formed in 1970, good-naturedly stepped into the audience Sunday afternoon to play a Renaissance piece. Photo by Linda Hull

LAHS Marching Band Dazzles Crowd At Halftime

on November 5, 2018 - 1:52pm

Los Alamos High School Marching Band presents a specular halftime show at Friday night’s football game at Sullivan Field. The show called ‘Blood Moon’ was directed by Zane Meek and meant to evoke an ancient ritual. The change in color of the moons was about the mood of the music shifting from plaintive to primitive. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the LAHS Marching Band halftime show Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the LAHS Marching Band halftime show Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

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County Employees Show Halloween Spirit

on November 2, 2018 - 8:48am

Public Works Director Philo Shelton and Human Resources Manager Denise Cassell dress as 'Ghostbuster' characters during the Los Alamos County employee appreciation luncheon Wednesday at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

From left, the State Puff Marshmellow Man aka Los Alamos County Deputy Manager Steve Lynne, Ghostbuster and Chief Financial Officer Helen Perraglio and Community Development Department Director Paul Andrus disguised as a green slimey ghost take part in the luncheon. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

The Joker or Andrew Romero from the Los Alamos

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on November 2, 2018 - 8:06am

White Rock Goes Big For Halloween

on November 2, 2018 - 7:47am

A massive cat greets trick or treaters at this home on La Paloma in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Spooky characters watch for trick or treaters to this home on Mesa Verde in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Creepy characters spotted at this home on Mesa Verde. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Rumors Of An Upcoming Farce Are Well Founded

on November 1, 2018 - 12:12pm

Los Alamos Little Theatre opens Friday evening with ‘Rumors’. From left, Paul Lewis, Thomas Graves, Holly Robinson and Trisha Werner. ‘Rumors’ is an over-the-top farce written by noted playwright Neil Simon. The show runs through Nov. 17. For more information, visit www.lalt.org. Photo by Larry Gibbons

LALT News:

Anyone who enjoys laughing until it hurts should be sure to attend the Los Alamos Little Theatre production of “Rumors” by famed playwright Neil Simon.

The show opens Nov. 2 with performances at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Nov.

Atomic City Children’s Theater Auditions Open For Disney Beauty And The Beast Jr.

on November 1, 2018 - 7:56am
Scene with Atomic City Children’s Theater actors.  Courtesy photo 
 
ACCT News:
 
Atomic City Children’s Theater (ACCT), the Los Alamos Public Schools’ award winning after-school theater program, will hold auditions for its February production of Disney Beauty and the Beast Jr.
 
Registration begins at 9 a.m. and auditions are 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 3 in the gymnasium at Mountain Elementary School.
 
The auditions are open to all 3-8 grade students in the Los Alamos and White Rock area.
 
Based on the original Broadway production that ran for over thirteen years and was

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