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Scenes From James Carothers Secret City Concert

on September 1, 2019 - 10:11am

Los Alamos National Laboratory technician-turned popular country artist James Carothers tips his hat to an enthusiastic crowd Friday night during the Secret City Summer Concert at Ashley Pond Pavilion. ‘It’s good to be home,’ he told the crowd. Carothers lived and worked in Los Alamos before returning to his native Tennessee to pursue a career in music. According to a press release, Carothers has earned a lot of accolades. Rolling Stone magazine listed him in its 10 New Country Artists You Need To KnowOctober 2018, and nominated by Ameripolitan as 2018 Outlaw Male. He also has opened for

September Issue Of Prism Is Now Online

on September 1, 2019 - 7:18am

Click the image below to read Prism.

Explore Laura Marsh’s Quest For Missing Monkey

on August 31, 2019 - 10:40am

Join Laura Marsh at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the Los Alamos Nature Center to hear about her Houseboat Amazon expedition seeking a particular species of saki monkey that had not been seen since the 1930s. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Hear about Dr. Laura Marsh’s four-month expedition into the flooded depths of the Amazon rainforest 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

Dr. Marsh and her team were seeking a particular species of saki monkey that had not been seen since the 1930s on their quest.

LALT Actors Rehearse ‘Red Licorice’

on August 31, 2019 - 7:45am

Linda Taylor, right, gives direction to the actors of ‘Red Licorice’ following a recent rehearsal. Actors Terry Beery, left, Cassandra Bowman and Eric Bjorklund will perform the play Sept. 14 as the Los Alamos Little Theatre entrant to Theatre Walk Santa Fe, an event where theatre patrons can access 11 different performance venues for a $5 ticket. Find more information at Photo by John Gustafson

LAAC Features Black Mesa Brass Quintet During Brown Bag Show At Fuller Lodge Noon Wednesday

on August 30, 2019 - 6:04pm
The Black Mesa Brass Quintet performs noon Wednesday at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo
LAAC News:
Los Alamos Arts Council will have the second performance in its noontime Brown Bag Series Wednesday at Fuller Lodge.
The performance will feature The Black Mesa Brass Quintet. The Black Mesa Brass Quintet was formed in 1990 and still has three of the original five members. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of classical, modern, pop and jazz tunes.
They play a variety of venues, including concerts, educational performances at schools, weddings and other special occasions.

Solomon: Marvelous End To Terrific Chamber Festival

on August 30, 2019 - 5:47pm
Los Alamos

The final performance of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival for this summer played to an almost full house at the Lensic Monday, Aug. 16.

The Dover Quartet (Joel Link and Brian Lee, violins, Milena Pajaro-Van de Stadt, viola, and Camden Shaw, cello) was featured, splitting into two different duos for the first half, the three gentlemen looking elegantly comfortable in white sports jackets over open-collar black shirts and slacks, the lady a pale, flowing bouquet with ruffles at her sweetheart neckline.

The opening number was a delightful violin/viola

Pianists Wosner & Weiss Open LACA Season Sept. 8

on August 30, 2019 - 5:39pm
Pianists Shai Wosner, left, and Orio Weiss perform Sept. 8 at Smith Auditorium. Courtesy/LACA

LACA News:

Combine two of the world's greatest concert pianists and two incredible Steinway pianos (one on loan, with thanks, from the Steinway company) and you have an evening of unparalleled music.

Pianist Shai Wosner has attracted international recognition for his exceptional artistry, musical integrity, and creative insight.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on August 30, 2019 - 8:35am

Ringo Starr Rocks Santa Fe Opera

on August 29, 2019 - 8:18am

Ringo Starr, third from left, and his All Starr Band performed Sunday evening at the Santa Fe Opera to a sold-out crowd. The energetic former Beatle and his musicians from Santana, Toto, Journey and Average White Band rocked the enthusiastic crowd for over two-and-a-half hours. Selections included Yellow Submarine, Photograph, It Don't Come Easy, Oye Como Va, Black Magic Woman, Down Under, Hold the Line, I Wanna Be Your Man, Africa, Rosanna and With a Little Help from My Friends. Ringo turned 79 in July; this year marks the 30th anniversary of his All Starr Band tours. Photo by Linda Hull

Annual Ullrfest On Pajarito Mountain Sept. 21

on August 28, 2019 - 5:43pm

Ironweed Productions Presents Water By The Spoonful

on August 28, 2019 - 6:56am
Ironweed Productions News:
SANTA FE Ironweed Productions presents Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegría Hudes as part of a collaboration with Teatro Paraguas and the Santa Fe Playhouse to bring her three-play cycle, The Elliot Trilogy, to Santa Fe.
Ironweed’s production, directed by Valli Marie Rivera, will run Oct. 3 through Oct. 20.
Poignant, shocking and blisteringly funny, Water by the Spoonful is a riveting, Pulitzer Prize-winning play that grapples with the cost of war and addiction on human lives and explores the healing and redemptive power of family ... the family

Secret City Summer Concert Series Features Hometown Country Singer James Carothers In Grand Finale Friday

on August 27, 2019 - 9:34am

Country singer James Carothers performs 8-10 p.m. Friday at the Ashley Pond Pavilion. Courtesy photo


Country singer James Carothers headlines the final Secret City Summer Concert of 2019, Firday night at the Ashley Pond Pavilion.

The concert is sponsored by Plateau Property Management and New Mexico Bank & Trust.

Carothers is known for his stone-country originals, spot-on impressions of several of country's greatest icons, character band mates and a large fan base of fiercely supportive followers who love real country music.

Carothers is listed as one of Rolling

PEEC: ‘Superpower Dogs’ Premieres Aug. 31

on August 25, 2019 - 6:15am
PEEC News:
Don’t miss the premiere of the Los Alamos Nature Center planetarium’s new full-dome film “Superpower Dogs” at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31.
“Superpower Dogs” is the latest documentary from IMAX Entertainment, Cosmic Picture and presenting sponsor Mars Petcare. Local sponsor Pet Pangaea LLC is bringing this exciting film to Los Alamos.
“Superpower Dogs” follows six real-life working dogs from around the world as well as their human partners as they brave earthquakes and avalanches, protect endangered species such as rhinos and elephants and transform the

Scenes From Last To Know At Summer Concert Friday

on August 24, 2019 - 7:33pm

Young dancers groove to the music of Last to Know, a seven-piece band based out of Taos, during the Secret City Summer Concert Series Friday night at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Director Ryn Herrmann introduces the band, Last to Know in the Pavilion Friday night at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Tom Pryor on guitar and pedal steel. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Randy Morris on drums. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Last to Know band member Dan Irion. Photo by Kirsten

Scenes From The Boomroots Collective Summer Concert Performance At Ashley Pond Pavilion Friday Evening

on August 24, 2019 - 8:02am
The Boomroots Collective warms up the Secret City Summer Concert crowd Friday evening with some reggae at the Ashley Pond Pavilion. The Boomroots Collective plays high-level progressive reggae and hip-hop music, which has been described as ‘Jamaican funk with New Mexico Soul.’ Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Zalma AezRock, right, on keyboards and vocals with John Simmons on bass. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
A magical evening. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Watch and listen. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Artists in the dust as

This Week At The Reel Deal

on August 23, 2019 - 2:09pm

Great American Duck Race Aug. 22-25

on August 22, 2019 - 6:33am
DNM News:
The 40th annual Great American Duck Race begins tonight and runs throough Sunday, Aug. 25 at Luna County Courthouse Park in Deming.
There will be food, arts and crafts vendors, live music and of course, the best duck racing action on wet and dry tracks in the United States.
“Racing through the Stars” is already racing through the Internet space as the 2019 theme and official logo with many events that share the “space” theme in 2019.
This year’s theme was the work of Jerran Duty.

LAHS 2019 Homecoming Parade Friday Sept. 20

on August 21, 2019 - 8:36am
LAHS News:
LAHS Homecoming Parade is 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20. Staging begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Canyon Complex parking lot at Central Avenue and 4th Street.
The parade route travels west on Central Avenue merging onto Canyon Road.
These roads and other access roads will be closed during the parade.

‘Keyhole Garden’ To Film In New Mexico

on August 21, 2019 - 8:03am

NMFO News:

SANTA FE ― New Mexico Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced that the feature film “Keyhole Garden” will begin principal photography Aug. 26 in New Mexico.

The film will be directed by Marco Perego-Saldana and produced by Julie Yorn (Hell or High Water), Alexandra Milchan (The Wolf of Wall Street), Robert Kravis (The Rum Diary), Karl Herrmann (Dinner in America), and Perego-Saldana, from a screenplay written by Perego-Saldana and Rick Rapoza. 

The production will be shot in Albuquerque and employ approximately 100 New Mexico crew members, 40 New Mexico actors and stunt

Secret City Summer Concert: Last To Know Band & The Boomroots Collective At Ashley Pond Pavilion Friday

on August 20, 2019 - 5:15pm

Last to Know plays Friday night at the Ashley Pond Pavilion. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos County Secret City Summer Concert Series features Last to Know Friday night at the Ashley Pond Pavilion.

Based in Taos, Last to Know is a seven-piece band blending the heartiest world rhythms with jam-band passion, while muddying the lines between Americana roots music, country, disco, funk and bluegrass.

They have played the Main Stage at the annual Taos Solar Music Festival - a stage graced by Los Lobos, Michael Franti and Spearhead, String Cheese Incident, Richard Thompson,

Scenes From Rotary ¡Fiesta Los Alamos!

on August 19, 2019 - 3:37pm
Rotarians and friends gathered for ¡Fiesta Los Alamos! Saturday at Fuller Lodge. The event included entertainment, a live and silent auction and a Mexican meal catered by Sirphey. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Rotary President Phil Dabney welcomes Fiesta guests. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Folklorico dances from Moving Arts Espanola entertain the crowd. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Paul and Linda Daly were among the revelers at ¡Fiesta Los Alamos! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Senora Mexico United States Lupita Anaya paints

Serenata Concert: Alone With The Water & The Night-Schubert Lieder At Site Santa Fe Aug. 30

on August 19, 2019 - 9:27am

Schubert Lieder ‘Alone with the Water and the Night’ Aug. 30 at Site Santa Fe. Courtesy image

Serenata of Santa Fe News:

Experience the breathtaking genius of the greatest pioneering songwriter who ever lived. Franz Schubert merged poetry and melody into a new dimension, allowing for revolutionary conceptions of Nature to be carried out in the arts with effortless spontaneity. True Bel Canto.

Schubert Lieder “Alone with the Water and the Night”, doors open at 5 p.m. and the concert starts at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30 at Site Santa Fe, 1606 Paseo De Peralta in Santa Fe.

Music of Franz

NWS: Today’s High Near 85; Tonight’s Low Around 60

on August 19, 2019 - 7:50am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 85 with mostly sunny skies and tonight’s low around 60. One last day of widespread near-record high temperatrues is expected today. Monsoon moisture will begin to seep northward with increasing coverage of showers and thunderstorms each afternoon and evening today through mid week. Courtesy/NWS

Scenes From Youth Performance And Opening Band At Secret City Summer Concert Series Friday Night

on August 17, 2019 - 7:30pm

St. Michael's High School seniors Gabriel Biadora, left, and Justin Sanchez wow the crowd during the youth performance Friday evening at the Secret City Summer Concert Series at Ashley Pond Pavilion. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Austin Van helps kick off the concert Friday evening at Ashley Pond Pavilion. According to a Sancre Productions press release, Van has a deep-rooted love and appreciation for country music. He showed that appreciation during the concert, playing covers of songs by music legends such as Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Wood & Wire Concert At Fuller Lodge Sept. 7

on August 17, 2019 - 9:47am

Wood & Wire quintet performs 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy/LLA

Live In Los Alamos News:

Austin-based bluegrass phenoms Wood & Wire will open the fall concert series for Live in Los Alamos.

Touring heavily behind last year’s album, North of Despair, which earned the band a Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Record, the quintet will play 7:30 pm. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Fuller Lodge.

While Wood & Wire deserve the accolades they get for their mastery of traditional bluegrass, it is their ability to stretch the genre that has many referring to them as Americana roots