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Serenata-Soirée Bohème Friday Dec. 6

on November 13, 2019 - 7:06am

A Musical Piñata For Christmas Dec. 6-15

on November 10, 2019 - 7:16am

Scene from A Musical Piñata For Christmas. Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas

Teatro Paraguas News:

Teatro Paraguas presents the 7th annual A Musical Piñata For Christmas community celebration at 7 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Dec. 6-15 at 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.

La Compaňia Chuscales y Mina Fajardo are making a guest appearance, the Teatro Paraguas Orchestra is performing classic and contemporary carols and there will be dancing, seasonal poetry and skits for the holidays.

The Teatro Paraguas Adult, Teen and Kid Ensembles will perform an original short play, Regalito (The

November Prism Now Online

on November 8, 2019 - 2:35pm

Click the image below to read Prism online.

‘General Groves’ To Sing In Los Alamos

on November 8, 2019 - 7:27am
By ANN MCGLAUGHLIN
Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association
 
Did that headline give you a bit of a start? Notice the quotation marks? They should reassure you that something interesting (but not creepy) is going on. 
 
What’s going on is, in fact, a pretty big deal for Los Alamos. 
 
A star of New York’s Metropolitan Opera is scheduled to sing here Dec. 5 and he’s not just any star.
 
Bass-baritone Eric Owens created the role of General Leslie Groves in the world premiere of John Adams’ opera Doctor Atomic.

Celebrate Music Of New Mexico At Música del Corazón Concert & Musical Adventures Of John Donald Robb

on November 8, 2019 - 7:15am
Saliendo by Frank McCulloch on loan from Ellen Robb. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The National Hispanic Cultural Center is the setting for two unique evenings of diverse entertainment about the past and the future.
 
Be part of the celebration of ¡Música del Corazón! Nov. 13, and the celebration of Hispano folk songs with the film ¡COLORES! The Musical Adventures of John Donald Robb in New Mexico Nov. 14. 
 
On the wings of melody, rhythm and poetry, ¡Música del Corazón!

In And Around Town: Nov. 7, 2019

on November 7, 2019 - 4:18pm
 
  
In and Around Town:
 
The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com
 
THURSDAY Nov. 7
 
The Republican Party of Los Alamos Meets
Room 505, Building 5 at UNM-LA. At 6 p.m., the public is invited to hear from guest speaker Anastacia Golden Morpher, Republican candidate for New Mexico Congressional District 3. A light supper will be provided. At 6:40 p.m., all registered Republicans are invited to the RPLA Central Committee's business meeting.

Madeline Williamson Named Teacher Of The Year

on November 2, 2019 - 7:29am
Los Alamos piano teacher Madeline J. Williamson named 2019 Teacher of the Year. Courtesy photo
 
MUSIC News:
 
Madeline J. Williamson, Los Alamos piano teacher, has been named the 2019 Teacher of the Year by the Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico (PTMNM).
 
She will receive the award at the organization’s state conference Nov. 8, during the banquet to be held at The Marriott Albuquerque, 2101 Louisiana Blvd NE starting at 5:30 p.m. Dr.

November Events At National Hispanic Cultural Center Celebrate Music, Dance And Poetry

on November 2, 2019 - 7:27am
The American Flamenco Repertory 20th Anniversary. Courtesy photo
 
Música Del Corazón; Photo is Saliendo by Frank McCulloch on loan from Ellen Robb.
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The National Hispanic Cultural Center is hosting a number cultural events in the month of November celebrating music, dance, rhythm and poetry. 
 
The events include: Yjastros: A Nuestro Aire, A Celebration of 20 Years; Música del Corazón; the film; ¡COLORES! The Musical Adventures of John Donald Robb in New Mexico; and There Must be Other Names for the River concerts.
 
Yjastros: A Nuestro Aire, A Celebration of 20

SOLD OUT ... PEEC: Universe In Six Strings With Mohit Dubey Nov. 1

on October 29, 2019 - 5:03pm
UPDATE: This event is sold out!
 
Classical guitarist and physicist Mohit Dubey. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Travel through the universe using music as a vehicle at 7 p.m., Friday in a one-of-a-kind planetarium show at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
 
Classical guitarist and physicist Mohit Dubey will take listeners on a journey using full-dome visuals paired with classical guitar music in his new performance “The Universe in Six Strings”.
 
Dubey grew up in Los Alamos and recently completed his Masters degree in Spain.

Scenes From Hilltoppers Marching Band Performance

on October 29, 2019 - 8:27am

The Los Alamos Hilltoppers Marching Band performing to the delight of fans in attendance of the football game played Friday night at Sullivan Field. The 100+ member band is under the direction of Zane Meek. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Jackson Bell performs with the Hilltoppers Marching Band Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Elisa Ovaska performing with the Hilltoppers Marching Band Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the Hilltoppers Marching Band performing Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John

MOIFA: Lara Manzanares In Concert Nov. 13

on October 28, 2019 - 7:22am
Lara Manzanares performs in concert Nov. 13 at the Mueum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe. Courtesy/Philip Wiley, GringoSuave Photography
 
MUSIC News:
 
SANTA FE In association with the ongoing exhibit Música Buena: Hispano Folk Music of New Mexico, the Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) presents a special one hour gallery concert with Lara Manzanares 2-3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 706 Camino Lejo on Museum Hill in Santa Fe.
 
Manzanares is an award-winning bilingual singer-songwriter whose musical style blends traditional New Mexican folk music and indie country, folk

Serenata Of Santa Fe Presents ‘Vanishing Wake’

on October 27, 2019 - 8:07am
SSF News:
 
Serenata of Santa Fe presents ‘Vanishing Wake’ at 3 p.m. today, Oct. 27, at the First Presbyteria Church, 208 Grant Ave.
 
Music of Hovhaness, Ravel and a recent quartet by Thomas Adès, featuring David Felberg and Ruxandra Marquardt, violin; Alice Norris, viola; Sally Guenther, cello; and Pamela Epple, oboe.
 
Tickets are $40, $30 and $20 available at Serenataofsantafe.org. and at the door (cash or check only). Student tickets (under 21) $10 at the door only.
 
For more info call (505).989.7988.
 
Alan Hovhaness (1911 – 2000) Bagatelles, op. 30 (arr. by Mike Kelley)
 

LALO’s Addams Family A Great Halloween Treat

on October 26, 2019 - 4:45pm
Morticia Addams (Giovanna Garofalo) dances with Death and the Ghostly Chorus. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Wednesday (Valerie Lawdensky) and Pugsley (Holly Robinson) play a favorite game. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Review by BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

How much you will enjoy the Los Alamos Light Opera’s Addams Family may depend on how you like your Addamses--mysterious and spooky or altogether kooky. This version definitely leans heavily on the comic aspects of this strange but endearing family.

 The show is based

Coro de Camara Discusses Upcoming Show At Rotary

on October 25, 2019 - 3:59pm

Coro de Camara Artistic Director Nylea Butler-Moore, left, and Coro de Camara Board President Anne Marsh discuss the chamber choir's upcoming show, 'Stormy Weather' during the Rotary Club of Los Alamos' Tuesday meeting at Cottonwood on the Greens. 'Stormy Weather' will be performed at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Unitarian Church; 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Show Paradiso at 903 Early St. in Santa Fe; and 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. The show will feature songs sung by legendary singers Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan. For more information, go to 

Hillstrummers Perform At Betty Ehart 11:30 A.M. Friday

on October 24, 2019 - 9:12am
The Hillstrummers Ukulele Group gather at the final performance under Director Dan Gerth before his retirement. The Hillstrummers will perform at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25 for the monthly birthday celebration at the Betty Ehart Senior Center 1100 Bathtub Row. Their musical interlude will include fall selections: Monster Mash, Adams Family and Ghost Riders. Lunch is roast beef but reservations must be made by 10 a.m. at 505.662.8920. Lunch is $10 for non members and guests. Free membership is available for those over 60, with lunch as a suggested $5 donation. Courtesy/LARSO

LAMTA Halloween Masquerade Recital Saturday

on October 23, 2019 - 7:31pm

The Los Alamos Music Teachers Association will host its annual Halloween Masquerade Rectial 5-6 p.m. Saturday at Fuller Lodge. Forty music students from the music studios of Janna Warren, Madeline Williamson, Juanita Madland, Patti Wood and Ellen Scudder will be in costume and following the recital, the Los Alamos Arts Council will host its Pumpkin Glow event. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Halloweekend Kicks Off Friday In Los Alamos!

on October 23, 2019 - 5:04pm

Schedule of activities for Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet Oct. 25-26. Courtesy/Los Alamos MainStreet

Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet map. Courtesy/Los Alamos MainStreet

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

Halloweekend returns to haunt Los Alamos Oct. 25-26, with Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet kicking off festivities 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25.

Main Street and Central Avenue from 15th to 20th streets are closed to auto traffic and become a safe pedestrian area where local businesses and organizations distribute candy to costumed families.

This year, even more activities and booths also will be in Central

Topper Band Performance At Football Game Friday

on October 22, 2019 - 5:19pm

The Los Alamos High School Marching Band presented another outstanding performance at the Friday night football game at Sullivan Field. The 112 member band under the direction of Zane Meek performed another variation of the Black Orphas theme to the delight of the crowd. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Jazz Project Performs At Smith Auditorium

on October 22, 2019 - 4:04pm
Starting at 6 p.m., Dec. 12, the LAHS Jazz Band, LAMS Jazz Bands One and Two, and the Los Alamos Jazz Project will host a winter concert at Duane Smith Auditorium. Courtesy photo
 
Courtesy photo
 

JAZZ BAND News:

 
The Los ALamos High School Jazz Band, Los Alamos Middle School Jazz Bands One and Two, and multiple combos from the Los Alamos Jazz Project performed Oct. 15 at Duane Smith Auditorium. 
 
The music played by these different groups ranged from classic jazz standards, such as “Now is the Time” and “Moanin”, to Brazilian bossa nova style jazz, including Antonio Carlos Jobim’s

The Tallis Project At Cathedral Of St. John Nov. 23

on October 20, 2019 - 8:57am
 
PVNM News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Polyphony: Voices of New Mexico will stage, in a public setting, a reconstruction of Talls' monumental 40-part Renaissance motet, Spem in Alium, written in 1570 for eight choirs of five voices each.
 
Arguably the greatest work of Renaissance choral music by an English composer, Spem in Alium was Tallis' crowning achievement.
 
This project is supported by a grant from New Mexico Arts.
 
Date: Saturday, Nov. 23 at Cathedral of St. John, 318 Silver Ave. SW in Albuquerque.
 
5 p.m. Guest Lecture by Prof. Colleen Sheinberg
5:30 p.m.

Community Winds Presents Fall Concert Saturday

on October 17, 2019 - 1:50pm

The Los Alamos Community Winds performing Oct. 11 at Evening of Arts and Culture selections from its upcoming concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Crossroads Bible Church. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

COMMUNITY News:

The Los Alamos Community Winds season opener is a little of this and a little of that. The Fall Concert is 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Crossroads Bible Church.

In celebration of its 20th season, LACW will perform several favorites from past concerts including ‘E.T.

Sangre de Cristo Chorale: ‘Heavenly Home’ Oct. 19-20

on October 17, 2019 - 7:53am

The Sangre de Cristo Chorale will peform its ‘Heavenly Home’ concert at 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church in Santa Fe and 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the United Church of Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The Sangre de Cristo Chorale will present its fall concert Heavenly Home at 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church in Santa Fe and at 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the United Church of Los Alamos.

The Sangre de Cristo Chorale also will perform Heavenly Home at 3 p.m. Oct. 27 during the Bosetti Concert Series at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver.  

This

Topper Marching Band Practices At Sullivan Field

on October 16, 2019 - 9:11am

Los Alamos High School Marching Band Tuesday at Sullivan Field practicing for a New Mexico wide competition, namely the Zia Marching Band Fiesta, which will take place Saturday at UNM Stadium in Albuquerque. Photo by Ken Hanson

Percussion section. Photo by Ken Hanson

Brass section on the move. Photo by Ken Hanson

Guard flags. Photo by Ken Hanson

Final cord. Photo by Ken Hanson

Post-practice review. Photo by Ken Hanson

More Scenes From 2019 Evening Of Arts And Culture

on October 13, 2019 - 11:14am
Evening of Arts and Culture drew hundreds to 11 Los Alamos venues where more than 23 individuals and groups waited to to entertain them Friday night. The Clay Club held a sale and fundraiser in the pottery studio at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
These perky pets were one of the items for sale at the pottery studio. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Some preferred the tasty treats to other items on sale. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Actors Eric Bjorklund and Amelia Dolejsi discuss wrinkles, homework and wisdom in a scene

Scenes From 2019 Evening Of Arts And Culture

on October 13, 2019 - 10:13am

Members of the Los Alamos Jazz Project perform Friday night at the Los Alamos Nature Center. The performance was part of the Evening of Arts and Culture, which is spearheaded by the Los Alamos Arts Council. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

The Los Alamos Jazz Project wows the crowd in the Los Alamos Nature Center's planetarium. The audience packed the house to hear the young musicians, which includes elementary, middle and high school students. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Jazz Project musicians perform Friday night. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

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