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The Lensic Announces Three New National Theatre Live In HD Broadcasts In Santa Fe Beginning Oct. 28

on July 11, 2019 - 2:10pm
Rehearsal scene for National Theatre Live 2019: Present Laughter. Photo by Manuel Harlan
 
National Theatre Live 2019: A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo by Manuel Harlan
 

LENSIC News:  

 
SANTA FE — The Lensic announces three new National Theatre Live in HD broadcasts, all filmed live onstage in London and shown in high-definition video on The Lensic’s big screen.
 
National Theatre Live in HD: A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
Oct. 28, 2019, at 7 p.m.
$22 ($19 for Lensic members)
 
A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors

ScienceFest Activities Through Sunday July 14

on July 10, 2019 - 5:14pm

A chemistry experiment from the American Chemical Society was on display Tuesday at the ScienceFest Kickoff Party at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy/Los Alamos Creative District

Stilt walkers and hoolahoopers get active Tuesday at the ScienceFest Kickoff Party at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy/Los Alamos Creative District

A couple takes a selfie with the fractal hot air balloon, Infinitude, from The Fractal Foundation provided Tuesday as part of the ScienceFest Kickoff Party at the pond. Courtesy/Los Alamos Creative District

 

Los Alamos Creative District News:

Tuesday’s ScienceFest Kickoff

Newton: Encore Of Blakeley’s Gem Is A Wonderful Gift

on July 10, 2019 - 3:57pm

Ilker Arcayürek (Nadir) and Corinne Winters (Leïla) with the Santa Fe Opera Chorus. Photo by Curtis Brown/Santa Fe Opera, 2019

Corinne Winters (Leïla). Photo by Curtis Brown/Santa Fe Opera, 2019

By CARL NEWTON
Los Alamos

The late British born Lee Blakeley was fortunate to have outstanding mentors like Sir David McVicar. His Santa Fe Opera debut was the 2010 production of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly.

He had made a much deserved following by introducing European audiences to the works of Stephen Sondheim.

He followed his SFO debut with productions of “The Pearl Fishers,” “The Grand Duchesse

The Met: Live In HD 2019-2020 Season

on July 10, 2019 - 10:34am
Christine Goerke in Turandot. Photo by Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera at Lensic
 
LPAC News:
 
SANTA FE — The Lensic and the Santa Fe Opera are proud to announce the new Met: Live in HD season schedule at The Lensic.
 
Tickets for the entire Met: Live in HD season go on sale at 10 a.m., July 17, 2019, (Pre-sale dates are at 10 a.m., July 11 for Met Guild members, in person or by phone only; 10 a.m.July 15 for Lensic and Santa Fe Opera members, online, in person, or by phone).
 
Tickets are priced from $22 to $25 (live broadcasts only: $15 for students; student ID required) and

Scenes From ScienceFest Kick Off Event At Pond

on July 10, 2019 - 8:54am

This year's ScienceFest had an impressive start during its kick off event Tuesday at Ashley Pond Park. Los Alamos Creative District hosted the event, which featured ‘Infinitude', a digitally printed fractual hot air balloon. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

‘Infinitude', a digitally printed fractual hot air balloon was featured during the kick off event Tuesday for ScienceFest. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

‘Infinitude' draws a crowd at the kick off event Tuesday for ScienceFest. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

The Hillstompers provide lively music during the kick

Taos Chamber Music Group Announces 27th Season

on July 9, 2019 - 7:09am
Members of the Taos Chamber Music Group. Courtesy/TCMG
 
TCMG News:
 
The Taos Chamber Music Group announces its 27th series of chamber music performances.
 
The upcoming season will focus on chamber music’s younger voices, introducing Hub New Music who will perform pieces recently written for them; a Chatter concert of 21st century music, including works by Pulitzer Prize winners John Adams and Caroline Shaw; and an exuberant program of compositions written when composers were 30 and under.
    
Violinist Laurie Carney of the American String Quartet will open TCMG's season with her

Chevel Shepherd Will Perform In Friday Night Concert

on July 8, 2019 - 3:27pm
'Season 15 winner of  ‘The Voice’ Chevel Shepherd will perform Friday night at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy/Sancre
 
SUMMER CONCERT News:
 
The 2019 Los Alamos Summer Concert Series welcomes Season 15 Winner of NBC’s ‘The Voice’, Chevel Shepherd, for the biggest show of the summer.
 
Shepherd consistently impresses people with her powerful voice given her age and petite stature. She was raised on country music and the outdoors - often doing crafts, feeding the animals and fixing up cars with her dad.
 
Since Shepherd was 8 years old, she started singing on the radio around Florida,

Upcoming Secret City Summer Concerts Announced

on July 8, 2019 - 10:06am

Scenes From Ozomatli At Summer Concert

on July 7, 2019 - 9:01am

Los Alamos Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann, Joe D'Anna and Erick LeBrun, vice president of research, parallax division at Pebble Labs, introduces Ozomatli to an enthusiastic crowd Friday night at Ashley Pond Park. The concert was part of the Secret City Summer Concert series and sponsored by Pebble Labs. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Members of the band Ozomatli perform for a large crowd Friday night. Ozomatli, according to a press release, is a three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning, Los Angeles six-piece band. Ozomatli is an American band playing Latin, hip-hop, and rock music.

Scenes From Nosotros Show At Summer Concert

on July 7, 2019 - 9:00am

The band Nosotros performs for a large crowd Friday night at Ashley Pond Park during the Secret City Summer Concert series. Nosotros, according to a press release, is one of the most recognizable Latin bands in the Southwest United States. They have twice been featured on NPR’s Alt Latino, twice been named winners in the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Competition, been awarded 12 NM Music Awards and have shared the stage with some of the biggest names in music. This 9-piece, Latin music powerhouse, seamlessly combines Latin rhythms with elements of Rock, Salsa, Jazz and Cumbia.

More Scenes From 2019 Fireworks Extravaganza

on July 7, 2019 - 8:57am

Scene from the 2019 Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by William Mead

Scene from the 2019 Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by William Mead

Scene from the 2019 Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos at Overlook Park in White Rock. By William Mead

Scene from the 2019 Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos at Overlook Park in White Rock.

Night Scene At Secret City Summer Concert Friday

on July 7, 2019 - 7:38am

Night falls on the Secret City Summer Concert featuring three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning band Ozomatli, which performed Latin, hip-hop and rock music before a massive crowd Friday night at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Judy Walsh

Lensic & Ron Bloomberg Present Vaudeville 2 Aug. 3

on July 6, 2019 - 12:47pm
LPAC News:
 
SANTA FE The Lensic and Ron Bloomberg present “Vaudeville 2,” the second-annual salute to The Lensic’s early days as a 1930s vaudeville venue Saturday, Aug. 3.
 
Created by veteran comedy and television writer Ron Bloomberg, this high-energy variety show features hilarious and talented Santa Fe artists performing comedy, music, dance, circus-style contortion, and more. 
 
The “Vaudeville 2” cast features Leslie Livingston, Joel Aalberts, Ron Bloomberg, Ty Cooper, Dadu, Alisha Hall, Patrick MacDonald, Liam Merkle, Richard Peters, Pamela Post, and Christine Marie Smith,

Update: Naranjo Fire Consumes 20 Acres

on July 6, 2019 - 12:29pm

SFNF News:

Start date: July 1

Cause: Lightning

Size: 20 acres

Location: Cuba Ranger District on the Santa Fe National Forest approximately 2 miles southeast of Regina off of N.M. 96

Containment: 0 percent

Fuel: Ponderosa pine

Weather: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers, temperatures between 73-80 degrees, winds from the southwest at 5-10 miles per hour and 25-29 percent humidity

Resources assigned: Type 3 incident management team, 95 personnel, one type 1 crew, two type 2IA crews, one type 3 engine, two dozers, one type 3 helicopter, four UTVs and two ATVs

Situation:

Scenes Of 2019 Kiwanis Club Fireworks Extravaganza!

on July 5, 2019 - 5:27pm

The massive crowd cheered as the spectacular 2019 Fireworks Extravaganza hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos got underway Thursday, July 4th at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Fireworks in the sky Thursday night above Overlook Park hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Fireworks in the sky Thursday night above Overlook Park hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Fireworks in the sky Thursday night above Overlook Park hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos.

Scenes From Family Fireworks Fun At Overlook Park

on July 5, 2019 - 3:58pm

Families get a head start on the annual Kiwanis Club fireworks show Thursday at Overlook Park. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Waving sparklers in the air. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

This really wasn't as terrifying as it looks! Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scenes Of Preparations For Kiwanis Fireworks Show

on July 5, 2019 - 3:14pm

Scene of preparation activities Thursday for the 2019 Fireworks Extravaganza hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos at Overlook Park. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene of preparation activities Thursday for the 2019 Fireworks Extravaganza hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos at Overlook Park. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene of preparation activities Thursday for the 2019 Fireworks Extravaganza hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos at Overlook Park. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

NCRTD Provides Special Event Bus Services To Santa Fe Wine Festival At El Rancho De Las Golondrinas July 6-7

on July 5, 2019 - 12:43pm

NCRTD News:

The North Central Regional Transit District’s (NCRTD) RTD “Blue Bus” will provide special event bus transit services July 6-7 for the Santa Fe Wine Festival at El Rancho de las Golondrinas.

The fare free service will include a downtown shuttle providing nine roundtrips per day beginning at 11:10 a.m.

Scenes From July 4th Festivities At Overlook Park

on July 5, 2019 - 10:06am

Blowing bubbles is just one of many fun activities spotted during the 4th of July celebration Thursday at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Temporary tattoos are another of the many fun activities spotted during the 4th of July celebration Thursday at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

And then there are the mighty bouncy houses available to kids at the 4th of July celebration Thursday at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Wow this is all so amazing ... and the fireworks haven't even started

Sun Sets As Crowd Awaits Fireworks At Overlook Park

on July 4, 2019 - 8:44pm

The sun is setting as a large crowd awaits the start of the annual fireworks extravaganza hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Lorraine Hartway

Buses Shuttle Spectators To Fireworks Extravaganza

on July 4, 2019 - 7:44pm

Atomic City Transit drivers in the Sullivan Field parking lot prepare to take spectators down to the annual Kiwanis Club Fireworks Extravaganza set to get underway as the sun goes down this evening at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Carloads of people are parking in the Sullivan Field parking lot and boarding Atomic City Transit buses for the ride down to the Kiwanis Club Fireworks Extravaganza at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

No parking allowed on N.M.

NMFO: ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’ Concludes Principal Photography In New Mexico Locations

on July 4, 2019 - 2:13pm
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE New Mexico Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced that the feature “Those Who Wish Me Dead," produced by Film Rites and BRON Studios, has concluded principal photography on locations thoughout New Mexico.
 
Creative Wealth Media is co-financing the project with New Line Cinema, while Warner Bros. Pictures is handling marketing and distribution.
 
During principal photography the production employed approximately 675 New Mexico residents among its cast and crew.

Newton: Puccini’s Masterpiece Rivals Broadway’s Best Performances Opening Night At Santa Fe Opera

on July 4, 2019 - 9:47am

Mario Chang (Rodolfo), Vanessa Vasquez (Mimì), Gabriella Reyes (Muestta), Zachary Nelson (Marcello), Soloman Howard (Colline) and the Santa Fe Opera Chorus. Photo by Ken Howard/Santa Fe Opera, 2019

Vanessa Vasquez (Mimì), Mario Chang (Rodolfo) and the Santa Fe Opera Chorus. Photo by Ken Howard/Santa Fe Opera, 2019

By CARL NEWTON
Los Alamos

Charles MacKay grandly added to his legacy when he engaged Mary Birnbaum to direct a new production of La Boheme.

Her vision of focusing on the women characters, yet still having a “traditional” presentation, succeeded magnificently on opening night of

White Rock Children’s Parade 10 A.M. Thursday

on July 3, 2019 - 6:33pm

Scene from a previous White Rock Children’s Parade. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

COMMUNITY News:

The annual White Rock July 4th celebration will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 366 Grand Canyon.

The Children’s Parade will begin after a brief flag ceremony and singing of the national anthem at 10 a.m., surrounding the flag pole in front of the Church.

Boy Scouts of White Rock will then lead the parade carrying the Colors. They will be followed by Cub Scouts. Children of all ages will follow.

ScienceFest Special Section Now Online!

on July 3, 2019 - 6:12pm

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