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Los Alamos Big Band & Swing Shift Santa Fe Hold 2nd Big Band Bash At Betty Ehart Senior Center Sunday

on June 22, 2019 - 8:32pm

Los Alamos Big Band performs in September 2018 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy/LABB

Los Alamos Big Band News:

The Los Alamos Big Band and Swing Shift Santa Fe are excited to hold the second annual Big Band Bash, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in Los Alamos.

Admission is free and dancing is encouraged.

This is the second time that these bands have gotten together to share the great swing music of the 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond with big band fans and dancers.

Local Actress Nora Cullinan On Broadway Monday!

on June 22, 2019 - 5:03pm
Los Alamos actress Nora Cullinan will perform on the Broadway stage Monday, June 24 in the Jimmy Awards. Courtesy photo
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Los Alamos actress Nora Cullinan bested 10 other New Mexico female high school students for the title of Best Actress in the Enchantment Awards May 4 at Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque, winning the opportunity to work with Broadway professionals and perform on a Broadway stage in the Jimmy Awards® in New York City.

The National High School Musical Theatre Awards® (NHSMTA®) program impacts more than

Bring Out Your Manhattan Project Era Cars To Main Gate Park Saturday, July 13 For 2019 ScienceFest!

on June 21, 2019 - 10:28am

Courtesy/Chamber

 

Courtesy/Chamber

 

CHAMBER News:

 

All year long thousands of visitors take photos in front of the façade at Main Gate Park at the entrance to Los Alamos. But only once a year is the complete photo-op available with the car parked in front, just like in the iconic photo.

 

It’s become a ScienceFest tradition to have Ken Uher park his 1939 Buick convertible in front of the Main Gate façade at Main Gate Park on the Saturday of ScienceFest. This year, Los Alamos MainStreet would like to invite anyone with a Manhattan Project Era car to join him.

 

While the car in

Aqua Zumba Dance Pool Party Barranca Pool June 22

on June 21, 2019 - 6:18am

Scenes From Summer Solstice Festival At Pajarito

on June 20, 2019 - 9:18pm

Scene from the Summer Solstice Festival 4-8 p.m. today at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. The event is part of the Los Alamos County’s 100 Days of Summer promotion and included lift-served biking and hiking, live music from Eddie and the Nomads and beer from Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op. Photo by Robert McClees MD

Scene from the Summer Solstice Festival 4-8 p.m. today at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Photo by Robert McClees MD

Attending the Summer Solstice Festival today, from left, Sheila McClees, Ethan Aulwes and Natalie Aulwes at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Photo by Robert McClees MD

Eddie and

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on June 20, 2019 - 5:14pm

Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter Kim Richey To Perform June 27 At Fuller Lodge

on June 19, 2019 - 5:26pm

Singer/song writer Kim Richey will perform June 27 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Grammy nominated, singer/songwriter Kim Richey will make a stop June 27 at Fuller Lodge in support of her critically acclaimed release Edgeland. (2018).  

The Nashville-based, progressive country artist has recorded eight albums of her own and written for many of the industry’s biggest names.  

Her songs have been recorded by Trisha Yearwood, “Believe Me Baby (I Lied)”, Radney Foster, “Nobody Wins” and Brooks & Dunn “Every River”.  

Richey also has contributed vocals on albums with the

Manzanares & The Max Pack Band Perform At Los Alamos Summer Concert At Ashley Pond Friday

on June 18, 2019 - 8:07am

Led by brothers David and Michael Manzanares and accompanied by some of the best musicians in the industry, Manzanares has been labeled one of the hottest Latin acts to hit the music scene gaining both national and international attention. Manzanares performs Friday at the Ashley Pond Park Pavilion. Courtesy photo

SUMMER CONCERT News:

Manzanares has been labeled one of the hottest Latin acts to hit the musical scene. They will be performing live for the fifth concert in the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Friday, June 21 at Ashley Pond Park.

The Concert is sponsored by Enterprise Bank &

NMFO: ‘Briarpatch’ To Film In New Mexico

on June 17, 2019 - 10:16am
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico State Film Office (NMFO) today announced that the USA Network television series, “Briarpatch” produced by UCP (Universal Content Productions) and Paramount Television will begin principal photography mid-June through the end of September in Albuquerque.  
 
Starring Rosario Dawson, who will also serve as a producer, the production will employ approximately 100 New Mexico crew members and 250-350 New Mexico background talent per episode.
 
“Briarpatch” follows Allegra Dill (Dawson), a dogged investigator returning to her border-town Texas home after

‘UNASHAMED’ SALTeens 2019 Tour 7 P.M. Tuesday

on June 17, 2019 - 10:10am

COMMUNITY News:

SALTeens, which stands for “Singing and Living Truth,” will present the Gospel in music and drama at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 at the Christian Church at 92 East Road.

SALTeens is a summer high school program of Dallas Christian College.

Students are selected by audition for voice, instrumentation and tech support. It is a lively, compelling performance. The Christian Church’s own Lauren Partin, who was a SALTeen for four years, is now on staff with SALTeens helping prepare this year’s performers.

Kiwanis Club To Host 4th Of July Extravaganza

on June 17, 2019 - 8:27am

The community is invited to attend the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos annual 4th of July extravaganza Thursday, July 4 at Overlook Park. Courtesy photo

KIWANIS News:

It's less than two weeks before the biggest event in Los Alamos - the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos annual 4th of July extravaganza.

All the rain has brought out beautiful wildflowers throughout the county – no fear of drought this year!

All are welcome to Overlook Park in White Rock to share in this time of celebration together.

The Kiwanis Club has taken possession of a massive collection of pyrotechnics and getting ready for the

Museum Of Space History Partners With KRWG For Free Film Preview: Chasing The Moon

on June 17, 2019 - 7:50am
Courtesy photo
 
NMMSH News:
 
ALAMOGORDO The New Mexico Museum of Space History and KRWG TV will present a free screening of the new PBS documentary Chasing the Moon at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21, in the New Horizons Dome Theater.
 
Prior to the screening, Museum of Space History Executive Director Chris Orwoll will do a presentation on the Apollo 11 program in the theater. Limited seating is available and the public is encouraged to arrive a few minutes early.
 
“Partnering with the museum seemed like the perfect thing to do for this preview,” said Edmundo Resendez, Director of

Scenes From Secret City Summer Concert Featuring Shamarr Allen And The Underdawgs Friday Evening

on June 16, 2019 - 9:07am

Musician Shamarr Allen greets the Secret City Summer Concert crowd gathered Friday evening at the Ashley Pond Park Pavilion. Allen is the definition of New Orleans, according to a press release, and has influences in jazz, hip-hop, rock, funk rhythms, blues and country. In addition to performing with his band, The Underdawgs, Allen has collaborated with many renowned artists around the world such as Willie Nelson, Patti LaBelle, Galactic, Harry Connick Jr, and Lenny Kravitz. Allen and The Underdawgs are sought-after artists for festivals and venues around the world.

Hill Stompers Light Up Ashley Pond Park Friday Evening

on June 15, 2019 - 1:35pm
Hill Stompers in the house! The band makes its way to the stage Friday evening at Ashley Pond Park Pavilion. The band was one of the opening acts for the Secret City Summer Concert sponsored by Los Alamos Pride. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
On the downlow. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Cuddling up. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Clap your hands! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A gaggle of girls plus one guy dance to the Hill Stompers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
In a ring. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Everything’s Coming Up Rainbows At Pride Celebration

on June 15, 2019 - 1:28pm
Pride SWAG shows Los Alamos Pride and helps fund the second annual celebration Friday at Central Park Square. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Pride banner at the celebration. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Gillian Sutton of Flowers by Gillion sells Rainbow Roses at the event. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Unicorn for a day at Los Alamos Pride Celebration. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Show your colors! Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Pride decorations. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
ICYC, the sexual health textline for teens answers questions at the Pride

Los Alamos Jazz Project Heats Up Ashley Pond Park

on June 15, 2019 - 12:20pm
Los Alamos Jazz Project opened the Secret City Summer Concert Friday evening at Ashley Pond Park Pavilion. The group is led by Los Alamos Middle School music teacher Ryan Finn. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The crowd listens to the Los Alamos Jazz Project Friday evening at the Pond. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Young jazz fans soak in the sounds. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Los Alamos Jazz Project on stage Friday evening at Ashley Park Pond Pavilion. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Young boy on a mission. Photo by Bonnie J.

NBCUniversal: Major Albuquerque Production Venture Projected To Generate $1.1B In Direct Economic Impact

on June 15, 2019 - 11:43am

STATE News:

ALBUQUERQUE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Mayor Tim Keller and company executives announced Friday that NBCUniversal is entering into a 10-year venture with Garcia Realty and Development to redevelop an empty free-span warehouse in Albuquerque into a state-of-the-art television and film studio with two sound stages, offices and a mill.

Over the next 10 years, NBCUniversal will produce television and film projects at the Albuquerque facility, with the aim of reaching $500 million in direct production spending.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater: June 13, 2019

on June 13, 2019 - 4:46pm

Festival Ballet Albuquerque & National Hispanic Cultural Center Present Sacred Journeys II Aug. 24-25

on June 13, 2019 - 7:15am
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Festival Ballet Albuquerque in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultiral Center (NHCC) presents Sacred Journeys II Aug. 24-25.
 
In this show, classical and contemporary dance combine with the eclectic music of two-time Grammy award-winning Taos Pueblo musician Robert Mirabal in a reflection of New Mexican cultures through dance, music and spoken word.
 
Performances are 7 p.m., Saturday and 2 p.m., Sunday in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre. Tickets are $14, $20, $29, $39 and $48, with a $2 discount for seniors, children 10 and younger and NHCC members.

PEEC: Watch ‘Raiders Of The Lost Ark’ 7 P.M. Today

on June 13, 2019 - 7:14am
Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Watch “Raiders of the Lost Ark” on Thursday, June 13 in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium.
 
This event is the first of the nature center’s summer movie and beer night series “Suds & Shows.” Doors will open and beer and wine will be available from Pajarito Brewpub & Grill at a cash bar starting at 6 p.m. The movie will start in the planetarium at 7 p.m.
 
Bring a picnic dinner, buy drinks and enjoy spending time at the nature center before the movie. Movie tickets are $5 per person and drinks will be available for purchase throughout the evening.

Stand Up Comedy At American Legion June 22

on June 13, 2019 - 6:11am

COMEDY News:
 
Danger K Varoz (formerly Daniel Clay) was born and raised in Los Alamos and is the son of Karen Roberts who bartended at the American Legion for many years.
 
Danger moved to Albuquerque in 2004 where he attended UNM and began a career in film production. He has since created the television show The New Mexican Inquisition on UABQ, Comcast channel 27, Youtube and Facebook where he has hosted the late night format show for the last two and a half years.
 
The 2019 winner of Albuquerque Albi's best local comic and featured on Thrillist Magazine's top undiscovered comics

Los Alamos Pride Festival Events Schedule

on June 13, 2019 - 6:09am

Scene from Secret City Summer Concert Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

Scene from Secret City Summer Concert Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

LAAC Features The Moipei Triplets In Concert Today!

on June 11, 2019 - 11:30am

The Moipei sisters will perform at 6 p.m. today at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos Arts Council is bringing Taos Opera Institute’s “Cantos De Taos 2019” in a concert at 6 p.m. today in Fuller Lodge. The concert will showcase the Moipei triplets– Mary, Maggie and Marta.

The sisters will be accompanied by pianist Billie Whittaker. The concert is free but donations will be accepted.

The Moipei triplets from Nairobi, Kenya, are recent music graduates of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.

Their musical journey began in 2002 when they competed in the Kenya

Los Alamos Jazz Project Summer Camp June 17-21

on June 11, 2019 - 11:02am

The Los Alamos Jazz Project is hosting its first ever Summer Jazz Camp at Los Alamos High School June 17-21. Courtesy photo

 

 
By LINDSAY ALEXANDER
LAMS
Los Alamos Jazz Project
 
During the week of June 17-21, the Los Alamos Jazz Project will be hosting its first ever Summer Jazz Camp at Los Alamos High School.

 

As the camp kicks off on Monday, June 17, Mariano Morales and Friends, a seven-piece salsa jazz group from Albuquerque, headed by pianist Mariano Morales, will be performing 7-8:30 p.m., at Duane Smith Auditorium. 

 

This event is open to the public, and concert admission is $10

Los Alamos Creative District: Downtown Crawl Friday

on June 11, 2019 - 9:20am

 

CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

 

The Los Alamos Creative District is once again teaming up with local organizations to host a Downtown Creative Crawl Friday, June 14.

 

Schedule for Downtown Creative Crawl:

 

3-4 p.m. Los Alamos Nature Center/PEEC

Come pet a snake or ask questions about the animal exhibits with a member of the critter team. Critters are fed and available to be held.

 

4-7 p.m. Pride Festival

Pride Festival, presented by Friends of Los Alamos Pride, is a family-friendly festival celebrating the LGBTQ+ community.

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