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Experience Pasión de Tango at LALT Thursday

on October 15, 2012 - 8:11am

Alp Findikoglu and Paula Couselo-Findikoglu tango. Courtesy photo

By Bonnie Gordon

Thrill to one of the most fascinating and sensual dance styles in the world when Pasión de Tango comes to Los Alamos Little Theatre at 7:30 p.m Thursday, Oct. 18.

Pasión de Tango will showcase Santa Fe tango performers and instructors Alp Findikoglu and Paula Couselo-Findikoglu and the Bailo Tango Dance Group as well as the music of the Alejandro Ziegler Quartet from Argentina.

The show is produced by Graciela Cainelli.

Olions Perform Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’s

on October 15, 2012 - 8:04am

Los Alamos High School students Charlie Herman and Haley Henson. Photo by Sopahn Kellogg


By Sopahn Kellogg
Los Alamos Daily Post Intern

The Olions have decades of history at Los Alamos High. This fall the thespian club is presenting a play, Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’s and it is happening this coming weekend.

Tickets are $9 each and the show will be presented at 8 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27 with a matinee at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.

All five performances are in the new Black Box – third floor of the new LAHS building.

Interviewing some of the cast members I asked them a

Española YMCA Teen Center launching Audio Engineering Program

on October 12, 2012 - 12:04pm


YMCA News:

ESPAÑOLA – Teens will be able to record their lyrics and music this fall thanks to support from three funders.

The grants are enabling the conversion of an office into a recording studio and will purchase equipment including an electric drum board, keyboard beat mixer, microphones and other recording equipment.

The Presbytery of Santa Fe, in support of a recommendation from their Mission in the North Committee awarded $5,000 toward the audio engineering program and in support of the center’s cultural creative arts classes.

The Pojoaque Valley Fund of the

Pajarito Chapter Embroiderers Display Artwork at Library

on October 10, 2012 - 8:30am

Laniece Miller of the Pajarito Chapter of EGA arranges items for the needlework display. Courtesy photo

EGA News:

From Oct. 8-26, the display case at Mesa Public Library will feature embroidered artwork stitched by members of the Pajarito Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America.

The EGA is a national educational organization dedicated to promoting and preserving needle arts. You can see a number of different types of needlework in the display.

The local chapter meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in Gibson Fellowship Hall of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Los Alamos.

Each meeting

New World Cuisine: The Histories of Chocolate, Mate Y Más

on October 8, 2012 - 7:08am

Courtesy MIFA


An exploration of the dawn of world cuisine as we know and consume it today is set to open Dec. 9 at the Museum of International Folk Art with New World Cuisine: The Histories of Chocolate, Mate Y Más.

New World Cuisine explores how foods around the world developed from mixing the old and the new, and how many of the tastiest dishes and desserts came to be associated with New Mexico.

High resolution media images may be downloaded from the Museum of New Mexico Media Center here.

The mixing of peoples and foods—the fusion of cultures and traditions referred to as


Explore White Rock Artists & Artisans Market Today

on October 6, 2012 - 9:30pm

NMA&CD News:

The White Rock Artists & Artisans Market is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Oct. 7 in the outdoor space of The Hive at 134 N.M. 4. 

The Market features local artists selling jewelry, Native American pottery and photography, along with many items for the upcoming holidays. 

Stop by, have a look and support the community's local artists and artisans.

Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra in Rehearsal

on October 5, 2012 - 10:16pm

Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra rehearses for Friday's concert. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

The Trouble with 'Trouble with the Curve'...

on October 5, 2012 - 10:05pm
Trouble with the Curve
Movie Review by Dr. Seva SSS Khalsa, DOM, L.Ac.

Have you ever thrown out a puzzle onto your kitchen table and picked up a few pieces that kindalooked like they’d fit?

You know the predictable pieces like a romance (Justin Timberlake and Amy Adams), a curmudgeon of an old man (Clint), a star egotistical high school baseball player, a loving standup friend to Clint (John Goodman), an evil computer baseball executive who wants to put Clint out to pasture all surrounding our beloved game of baseball.

Now don’t get me wrong; I love baseball, Amy Adams is cute, Clint is

LAHS Choir Lends Helping Hand

on October 5, 2012 - 9:14pm

Los Alamos High School choir members from left, Ethan Clements, Sopahn Kellogg, Isaac Wiens, Devon McCleskey and Haley Henson. Courtesy photo


By Sopahn Kellogg
Los Alamos Daily Post Student Intern

Members of Los Alamos High School Choir lend a helping hand to their new director Jason Rutledge.

Rutledge is hoping to save a few dollars on utilities this winter by heating his house using a wood burning stove.

“Between moving expenses, paying back student loans, the cost of rent and other living expenses, making ends meet is a challenge,” Rutledge said.

The wood and use of the pick up