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Catchy Tunes At Community Singalong At Fuller Lodge

on March 20, 2019 - 1:26pm

Broadway performer DS Magid

LIBRARY News:

Everyone is invited to a Community Singalong, 7 p.m., April 5 at Fuller Lodge.

Broadway performer DS Magid and the Los Alamos County Library System have teamed up to present an evening of songs from classic Broadway musicals of the ‘40s,‘50s, and ‘60s.

The Singalong will be fun for everyone, with no solos, no rehearsals and no special skills needed.

DS Magid’s enthusiasm for all things theatrical has never waned, from her early career singing on Broadway, right through stints as a director, producer, musical director, and award-winning

More Scenes From Skiesta 2019 On Pajarito Mountain

on March 19, 2019 - 11:10am

Large crowd turns out Saturday for Skiesta 2019 at Pajarito Ski Hill. Photo by Jim ODonnell

Scene from Skiesta 2019 Saturday at Pajarito Ski Hill. Photo by Jim ODonnell

A pair of Tyrannosaurus rex strut their stuff on the slope during Skiesta 2019 Saturday at Pajarito Ski Hill. Photo by Jim ODonnell

Scene from Skiesta 2019 Saturday at Pajarito Ski Hill. Photo by Jim ODonnell

Yikes - taking a tumble Saturday during Skiesta 2019 at Pajarito Ski Hill. Photo by Jim ODonnell

Scene of a reverse backscratcher during Skiesta 2019 Saturday at Pajarito Ski Hill. Photo by Jim ODonnell

Scene from

New Lensic Community Council Gathers Perspectives, Ideas From Local Leaders

on March 19, 2019 - 5:34am
LENSIC News:
 
SANTA FE — The Lensic has established a new Community Council to guide the nonprofit performing arts center as it develops new and better ways to serve Santa Feans.
 
Council participants—community leaders with varied perspectives as well as Lensic staff and supporters—will share ideas, provide feedback, and discuss ways The Lensic can serve as a resource for as many Santa Feans and Northern New Mexicans as possible. It will meet four times a year and submit its recommendations to Lensic leadership.
 
“Providing meaningful, accessible, and affordable performing arts

Authors Speak Features Walt Whitman Thursday

on March 18, 2019 - 6:13pm

Walt Whitman. Courtesy/The Whitman Archive

Library News:

Walt Whitman’s America is the topic for Thursday’s Authors Speak at Mesa Public Library.

Dr. Bruce Noll as Whitman. Courtesy/New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities

Whitman scholar Dr. Bruce Noll, an education professor at UNM, will present his Chautauqua performance at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21 in the Upstairs Rotunda at Mesa. The program is sponsored by the New Mexico Council for the Humanities and the Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries.

Dr.

Taos Chamber Music: ‘Celebrating Chilton’ April 6-7

on March 16, 2019 - 9:39am
Robert McDonald
 
MUSIC News:
 
The Taos Chamber Music Group celebrates the contributions of Chilton Anderson, founder of the Taos School of Music with concerts 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7 at the Harwood Museum of Art.
 
Pianist Robert McDonald returns to play with TCMG for this tribute in Shostakovich’s Cello Sonata, Beethoven’s Piano Trio in Eb Major, Op. 70, No.2, Eugene Bozza’s Soirs dans les Montaignes for flute and piano, and a Trio Sonata by Carl Stamitz (from Chilton’s personal collection).
 
Robert McDonald, piano, Elizabeth Baker, violin, Sally Guenther,

Scenes From Pi Day At Ashley Pond Park

on March 15, 2019 - 12:34pm

Corbin Greco serves up pie to his teacher and County Councilor Katrina Schmidt during PI Day activities Thursday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Cody Adams

Severus Redmond, 4, laughs with his father Jordan Redmand. Photo by Cody Adams

Emmitt Tibbits, feeds dessert to Chef Laurence Pena. Photo by Cody Adams

Los Alamos Police Cmdr. Oliver Morris breaks out the cuffs as Melanie Weekley brings the pie. Photo by Cody Adams

Rita Sanchez delivers a pie in the face to Activities Coordinator Bernadette Lauritzen. Photo by Cody Adams

Sophie Bathrick-Price pies Teen Center Director George Marsden.

County Community Services Department Hosts Putt-Putt Golf And Other Activities At Nature Center March 19

on March 15, 2019 - 12:12pm
The community is invited to join PEEC and the Los Alamos County Community Services Department for a night of putt-putt, games, prizes and more, at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
The Los Alamos County Community Services Department is taking over the Los Alamos Nature Center 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 19 and will be setting up putt-putt golf stations, playing a planetarium film, making s’mores over a campfire and setting up a velcro golf game for the evening.
 
This family-friendly event is open to all ages.
 
There will be trivia questions

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on March 14, 2019 - 3:09pm

Sancre Productions Announces Partial Lineup For 2019 Summer Concert Series

on March 14, 2019 - 11:22am
Igor and the Red Elvises are coming back to town! The band will perform Aug. 2 during the Summer Concert Series. Courtesy photo 
 
COMMUNITY News: 
 
Sancre Productions, producer of the 2019 Los Alamos Summer Concert Series at Ashley Pond, announces Big Head Todd And The Monsters, Chevel Shepherd and the return of Igor & The Red Elvises in this year’s concert series happening 7-10 p.m. each Friday, May 24 to Aug 30.
 
Starting at 6 p.m., each concert will have a  food truck court, concert opening music and dance performances from area youth and a Nonprofit Row.
 
“We are thrilled

Senior Centers To Host Dramatic Reading For ‘Of Butterflies And Roses’ March 27 And April 4

on March 14, 2019 - 10:58am

Mandy Marksteiner, left, and Cassandra Bowman will perform a dramatic reading for ‘Of Butterflies and Roses’ at the senior centers. Courtesy photo 

COMMUNITY News: 

A dramatic reading of  “Of Butterflies and Roses,” by Claudia I. Haas will take place at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. A reading also will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the White Rock Senior Center.

‘Of Butterflies and Roses,’ takes place after a memorial service for Clara and Laurel’s mother is done, and the last guest has left.

Laurel and Clara are now picking up the last

2019 Kathak Class Annual Recital March 17

on March 13, 2019 - 2:20pm

Youth Activity Center Kids Cheer On Esports

on March 11, 2019 - 10:09am
Children from the White Rock Youth Activity Center gather around a computer to cheer on the Topper Esports Team as they compete last week. This week, the team plays again Wednesday with Smite and Thursday with Rocket League. The games take place 4-6 p.m., and can be viewed on Twich.TV. Courtesy photo

Belisama Irish Dance Presents Rhythm Of Fire 2019

on March 9, 2019 - 9:44am
Fiddler Maria Jones performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17 at Rhythm of Fire 2019. Photo by Kate Russell
Belisama Irish Dancers perform this St. Patrick’s Day at 2 p.m. at the James A Little Theater at the New Mexico School for the Deaf for Rhythm of Fire 2019. Photo by James Cleveland Watley
COMMUNITY News:
SANTA FE Join Belisama Irish Dance this St. Patrick’s Day at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the James A Little Theater at the New Mexico School for the Deaf for Rhythm of Fire 2019.
A family friendly celebration of dance and music from Ireland, Scotland, Spain and Mexico!

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on March 7, 2019 - 4:24pm

Aspen PTO's 2019 Spring Fling March 8

on March 6, 2019 - 7:15am

Review: LALT Takes On ‘Church & State’

on March 5, 2019 - 7:56am
The cast of  ‘Church & State’ from left, Ian Foti-Landis, Sen. Charles Whitmore (Tim Orcutt)  Sara (Alexis Perry-Holby) and Alex Klein (Charlotte Jusinski). Courtesy/LALT
 
Review by BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Little Theatre is presenting a first rate production of “Church & State”, a play about the collision of the personal and the political, written by Jason Odell Williams.

The play is ably directed by Patrick McDonald. The quick shifts from comedy to drama and back present a challenge to which he rises admirably.

In brief, a

Toe Tapping Bluegrass At Senior Center March 18

on March 4, 2019 - 6:59am

Mezzo-soprano Kehar Joanna Koslowsky Performs Brown Bag Concert Wednesday, March 6

on March 1, 2019 - 4:37pm
Kehar Joanna Koslowsky

MUSIC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council Brown Bag Series presents Kehar Joanna Koslowsky, mezzo-soprano, in recital and accompanied by pianist Deborah Wagner at noon Wednesday, March 6 at Fuller Lodge.

Koslowsky is an accomplished choral and solo artist with a growing reputation in the New Mexico music scene.

The Princess Bride Screens At Mesa Library March 7

on March 1, 2019 - 7:49am
The community is invited to watch The Princess Bride at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy/LAC
 
LIBRARY News:
 
The Princess Bride (1987, rated PG, 1 hr., 38 min.), written by William Goldman and directed by Rob Reiner, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7 in the upstairs meeting room at Mesa Public Library.
 
The film is a romantic comedy and a fantasy adventure story.
 
An elderly man (Peter Falk) reads the story to his bedridden teenage grandson (Fred Savage). Although the story is a family tradition, the young fellow listens reluctantly.

March 2019 Edition Of Prism Now Online

on March 1, 2019 - 7:24am

Click the image below to read the March edition of Prism.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on February 28, 2019 - 1:41pm

Recap Of Middle School Jazz Clinic And Performance

on February 27, 2019 - 8:54am
Los Alamos Jazz Project musicians and Director Ryan Finn. Courtesy photo
 
MUSIC News:
 
Middle school jazz musicians from around the state gathered last weekend in Los Alamos this weekend for two days of intensive learning and rehearsal, culminating in a concert that’s open to the public.
 
Los Alamos Jazz Project Director Ryan Finn created the event to include middle school musicians in the state’s vibrant jazz education program.
 
“This year, the New Mexico Music Educators association expanded to include jazz in its All-State band programs, but that left middle school students

Santa Fe Opera Young Voices Concert Sunday

on February 26, 2019 - 8:12pm

MUSIC News:

Join the Los Alamos Opera Guild for a membership social and concert by Young Voices of The Santa Fe Opera. 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3 at the Los Alamos United Church, 2525 Canyon Road.

Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. for a reception with punch and cookies. The reception will continue after the concert. Admission is by donation.

Vocalists Eleanor Henderson, Alexander Waters, Maya Rogers, and Jeremiya Palmer-Scott will present operatic works.

Community members are encouraged to join or renew membership in the Los Alamos Opera Guild.

Scenes From Filming At Los Alamos County Airport

on February 26, 2019 - 8:05am

Scene of generators, lighting and other equipment Monday night at the Los Alamos County Airport as crews filmed scenes for the final season 1 episodes of Our Lady, LTD, (Our Lady of Perpetual Grace). Our Lady, LTD is a 10-episode modern noir drama, produced by MGM Television, about a young grifter who attempts to prey upon a pastor who turns out to be far more dangerous than he suspects. The series stars Ben Kingsley as Pastor Byron Brown and Jimmi Simpson as the disgraced firefighter turned grifter. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Crews film scenes for the final season 1 episodes of

Auto Electric Plays Blue Window Mardi Gras Party 3/5

on February 26, 2019 - 7:08am

 

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