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Explore Stars At Nature Center Planetarium Jan. 13

on January 10, 2018 - 12:23pm
 
PEEC News:
 
The full-dome film We are Stars will play at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium. We are Stars will connect viewers to the evolution of the Universe and explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry. 
 
For more information about this and future planetarium shows, visit www.peecnature.org/pl anetarium or call 505.662.0460.
 
The Los Alamos Nature Center will be open regular hours this month (including Martin Luther King Day): 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday as well as 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Daily Postcard: Sunrise From Overlook

on January 10, 2018 - 7:11am
Daily Postcard: Sunrise Tuesday from Overlook in White Rock. Photo by Marc Bailey

Backcountry Film Festival Comes To Los Alamos Jan. 25

on January 9, 2018 - 10:03am
 
PEEC News:
 
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) and the Reel Deal Theater are teaming up again to bring the popular Backcountry Film Festival to Los Alamos for the seventh year in a row.
 
Produced by the Boise-based nonprofit Winter Wildlands Alliance, the touring Backcountry Film Festival will make its way to more than 100 locations around the world. The screening at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Reel Deal will be the only one in New Mexico and tickets are available starting Jan. 10.
 
The Pajarito Brewpub will be selling beer and wine before the show and at

Talk On Embroidering Within Boundaries Jan. 28

on January 9, 2018 - 9:03am
TSF News:
 
TEXTILIANS OF SANTA FE, an unofficial group of textile lovers, makers and collectors, is sponsoring an upcoming talk at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28 by Mary Littrell about her recently published book, co-authored with Rangina Hamidi, Embroidering within Boundaries.
 
The talk is open to the public, and at the Wheelwright Museum Library Building, at 704 Camino Lejo on Museum Hill, with a small $5 entry fee, to help defray expenses.
 
Mary Littrell, Professor and Department Head Emerita of Design and Merchandising at Colorado State University, will talk about how the revival of

NM-AZ Book Awards Opens For 2018

on January 9, 2018 - 8:37am
NMBC News:
 
The first New Mexico Book Co-op Lunch will be Jan. 26, 2018, at the Golden Corral on San Mateo near Cliff’s. Meeting starts at noon but people come early -11 a.m. - to eat and network. The meeting will open the 2018 12th Annual NM & AZ Book Awards.
 
Last year, the Best Book was The Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest written by John Nichols of Taos. In addition, over 56 books in other categories were named as winners. This year a new category is Graphic Novels.
 
Categories, rules, and forms are on nmbookcoop.com.
 
To embellish the theme, Barbe Awalt of LPD Press/Rio

Daily Postcard: Evening Falls On Valles Caldera

on January 9, 2018 - 8:11am

Daily Postcard: Evening falls on the Valles Caldera. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Cinema Cindy: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

on January 8, 2018 - 10:17am
By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos
 
“Three Billboards outside of Ebbing, Missouri” is a movie about a billboard rental by a woman whose daughter was murdered seven months earlier. The three billboards stand within sight of each other, making for the perfect “Burma Shave”-style staggered message. The message the woman posts asks why the Ebbing police chief has not made any arrests in the horrific rape and murder of her daughter.
 
Frances McDormand (Fargo) plays the rage-filled mother, Mildred Hayes, a character you aren’t soon to forget.

Largest Military Family Ski Event In Nation Happening At Taos Ski Valley

on January 8, 2018 - 8:51am
 
TSV News:
 
The 5th Annual Not Forgotten Outreach Week’s FREE event is Jan. 16-20 at Taos Ski Valley (TSV).
 
TSV and Not Forgotten Outreach, Inc. (NFO) invite past and present military members, their immediate family and Gold Star Families the opportunity to enjoy a week on the slopes, with free equipment rentals, $35 lift tickets, group lessons, Children’s Ski School and childcare STEEP discounts, allowing the whole family to reap the healing benefits.
 
The event incorporates group dining, providing beneficial socialization and bonding opportunities through encouraging

Daily Postcard: Hiking Pueblo Canyon

on January 8, 2018 - 6:33am

Daily Postcard: Hiking over the holidays above Pueblo Canyon. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Atravesada: Poetry Of The Border Performance Jan. 18-28

on January 7, 2018 - 9:44am
 
TP News:
 
Atravesada: Poetry of the Border performance is 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 18-28, and 2 p.m. Sunday, at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
 
Atravesada is part of Teatro Paraguas’ annual Poesía Viva – living poetry – series. It explores the physical and political U.S.-Mexico border and also the Borderlands of the Self. Woven with corridos and other music of the frontera (the borderlands), Atravesada has plenty of humor – but also offers an unflinching portrait of the border as “una herida abierta.”
 
Atravesada is enacted poetry performed as a mix of solo

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