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Daily Postcard: Sunrise Over Los Alamos

on June 23, 2017 - 8:05am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise today over Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale

Daily Postcard: Glorious Day At Camp May

on June 22, 2017 - 8:07am

Daily Postcard: Photographer Avery Neal says it's always a good day to hike at Camp May; much cooler and always beautiful. Photo by Avery Neal

Fearless Genius: Rare Photos Of Steve Jobs & Insights From Silicon Valley 1985-2000 ... The Lensic July 19

on June 22, 2017 - 5:35am
Ninety Hours a Week to Change the World. Palo Alto, California, 1986. Photo by Doug Menuez
 
LENSIC News:
 
SANTA FE — Documentary photographer Doug Menuez was granted unprecedented access to Steve Jobs and other Silicon Valley innovators in the 1980s and ’90s.
 
In Fearless Genius, July 19 at The Lensic, Menuez shares rare, behind-the-scenes photos and reflects on an incredibly creative era that changed the world as we know it.
 
Menuez’s images reveal the human side of the brilliant minds that fueled the tech revolution.

Daily Postcard: Summer Solstice 2017

on June 21, 2017 - 9:15am

Daily Postcard: The Summer Solstice captured on camera at about 5:55 a.m. today from the Anniversary Trail in Los Alamos. Photo by Don Siebe

Atomic City Children's Theater Workshops June 26-30

on June 20, 2017 - 8:42am

Children participate in a stagecraft/prop day workshop. Photo by Zazu Puppet/ACCT

ACCT News:

Atomic City Children's Theater will kick off its fundraising season June 26-30 with ACCT Summer Workshops.

ACCT Co-Directors Daren Savage and Annemarie Brown are happy to offer young people in Los Alamos the opportunity work with material from ACCT’s upcoming production of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Jr.

A different workshop will be offered each day including Dance, Singing, Acting, Prop Building and Makeup.

 LAPS will continue to offer ACCT as an official after-school program, but

Norman Doggett Wins Daily Postcard Photo Contest

on June 19, 2017 - 3:23pm

Los Alamos Arts Council Board President Chris Monteith, left, along with Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Marlane Hamilton present Norman Doggett with a $100 check for winning the Daily Postcard photo contest for the first quarter of 2017. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

Norman Doggett's award-winnning shot of Ashley Pond. Photo by Norman Doggett

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

 

Norman Doggett, who works at the Bio Science Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory, was driving to work in January when he noticed a magical winter scene at Ashley Pond.

Josh Smith Captures Father’s Day Sunset

on June 19, 2017 - 8:38am

Light winds and smoke turn Father's Day sunset into a photographer's delight Sunday over Los Alamos. Photo by Josh Smith

Wildland fires create incredible skies Sunday for local photographers. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset sky in Los Alamos. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene.Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene. Photo by Josh Smith

Daily Postcard: White Rock Honors Fire Cadets

on June 19, 2017 - 6:59am

Daily Postcard: The rock in White Rock pays tribute Sunday to the Los Alamos Fire Department's 27th academy graduating class of cadets. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Librarian Of Congress Names Tracy K. Smith Poet Laureate Consultant In Poetry For 2017-2018

on June 18, 2017 - 7:27am
Tracy K. Smith
 
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS  News:
 
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden has announced the appointment of Tracy K. Smith as the Library’s 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2017-2018.
 
Smith will take up her duties in the fall, opening the Library’s annual literary season in September with a reading of her work at the Coolidge Auditorium. Smith, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and a professor at Princeton University, succeeds Juan Felipe Herrera as Poet Laureate.
 
“It gives me great pleasure to appoint Tracy K. Smith, a poet of searching,” Hayden said.
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Arts In Public Places Board Meets 5:30 p.m. Thursday

on June 17, 2017 - 7:31am

COUNTY News:

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.

3. APP BOARD BUSINESS A. 9574-17 Minutes from the Arts in Public Places Board Meeting May 25, 2017 A - Draft Minutes from May 25, 2017Attachments:

4. CURRENT PROJECTS Update on the Golf Course Hanging Glass Sculpture A. 9606-17 Presenters: Susan Schillaci WR Pottery Project - educational plaque and brochure report B. 9576-17 Presenters: Libby Carlsten Update on re-location of Smart House ArtworkC.

Daily Postcard: Firetruck Hangs United States Flag

on June 17, 2017 - 6:34am

Daily Postcard: A Los Alamos County firetruck hangs the United States flag Friday morning in preparation for the Los Alamos Fire Department Cadet Academy Class #27 graduation at the White Rock Baptist Church on N.M. 4. This picture pretty much says it all about our town and our country... Photo by Christine Peters

Scenes From Art Dedication At Aquatic Center

on June 16, 2017 - 3:36pm

County staff, members of the Art in Public Places (APP) Board and members of the community turned out for the dedication ceremoney for the artwork 'Denizens of the Deep' Thursday at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. The artwork, created by local artist Richard Swenson, features sea creatures forged out of discarded machinery parts. Swenson donated the pieces to the aquatic center.

In And Around Town: June 22

on June 16, 2017 - 10:47am

 

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post’s community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas.

Send event announcements to Kirsten@ladailypost.com.

THURSDAY, June 22

 

Science, Religion and Cosmic Purpose
The Los Alamos Science and Faith Forum continues its lecture series with a presentation by John Haught, a professor at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., at 7 p.m. at Fuller Lodge.

Art Reception At Rose Chocolatier 5 p.m. Today!

on June 16, 2017 - 10:40am
Transitions. Courtesy photo
 
ART News:
 
Rose Chocolatier is hosting a reception Friday night for Ann Greene of Los Alamos.
 
On display will be her intricate beadweavings. The show opens at 5 p.m. and Ann will be on hand to talk about her works. Please stop in and see this incredible show and meet the artist.
 
Ann moved to Los Alamos from Indianapolis in 1984 because she had fallen in love with this place. She says, “It felt like coming home.” ‘Transitions’, her beadwork on a Bell Lap Harp, is her tribute to Los Alamos.
 
She explained that “The Pajarito Plateau has had numerous

Daily Postcard: McCauley Hot Springs

on June 15, 2017 - 6:16am

Daily Postcard: McCauley Hot Springs is not as wet as many states but just as beautiful when water is found. The Jemez are full of little treasures. Photo by Avery Neal

Daily Postcard: Flower Power

on June 13, 2017 - 4:47pm

A gazania flowering in a garden on San Ildefonso Road in Los Alamos. Photo by Claire Swinhoe
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Daily Postcard: Sky View From Los Alamos

on June 13, 2017 - 12:22pm

Daily Postcard: Sky View From Los Alamos. Photo by Avery Neal

APP Board - Notice Of Possible Quorum June 15

on June 11, 2017 - 6:37am
COUNTY News:
 
Notice of a possible quorum of the Art in Public Places Board at the Dedication of "Denizens of the Deep" by Richard Swenson at Aquatic Center June 15 has been published and is available online at: http://losalamos.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx.

Daily Postcard: Friendly Face On Area Trail

on June 11, 2017 - 6:23am

Daily Postcard: A relatively new face carved in a rock along an area trail. Photo by Lori Kelley

Classical Music World: Notes From Cliburn 10

on June 10, 2017 - 7:20am
American Daniel Hsu brings the chamber music portion of the Cliburn to a close. Courtesy photo 
 
Rachel Cheung, the finalist from Hong Kong, enjoys the audience's response to her performance of Brahms. Courtesy photo 
 
Russia's Gregory Tchaidze performs with the Brentano String Quartet. Courtesy photo 
 
By ANN MCLAUGHLIN
Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association
 

Following a practice that began with the very first Cliburn Competition, all competitors are required to learn a brand new work written especially for the competition.

Daily Postcard: Quemazon Rainbow

on June 10, 2017 - 7:06am

Daily Postcard: A rainbow shines Tuesday over Los Alamos as seen from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Classical Music World: Notes From Cliburn 9

on June 9, 2017 - 5:45pm
Yekwan Sunwoo of South Korea and the Brentano String Quartet play as one. Courtesy photo
American Kenneth Broberg enjoys the final moment of his performance with the Brentano String Quartet. Courtesy photo
 
By ANN MCLAUGHLIN
Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association
 

The “plays-well-with-others” round of the Cliburn Competition has begun.

First, Cliburn competitors are required to choose one of five piano quintets to play with the Brentano String Quartet.

LALT Holds Auditions For 'Communicating Doors'

on June 9, 2017 - 1:06pm
LALT News:
 
Los Alamos Little Theatre will hold auditions for the play, "Communicating Doors," by Alan Ayckbourn, which will be performed in September. Auditions are 3-5 p.m. June 18 and 5-7 p.m. June 19 at the Performing Arts Center. Please have a prepared one minute monologue – you can pick your own! Scripts will be available at the Mesa and White Rock libraries.
 
"Communicating Doors" is a murder mystery with a time travel twist. It has parts for three males and three females and takes place in a suite at the Regal Hotel, London in May 1977, October 1997, and July 2017.
 

Daily Postcard: Butterfly Shows Off Colorful Wings

on June 9, 2017 - 7:12am

Daily Postcard: A butterfly shows off its colorful wings as it rests on a tray in the early morning sunshine Thursday in the garden of a home on Walnut Street. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Atomic City Children’s Theater Announces Changes For 2017-18 Season

on June 8, 2017 - 4:16pm
 
ACCT News:
 
Atomic City Children’s Theater (ACCT), Los Alamos Public Schools’ award winning after-school musical theater program announced their events and shows for the 2017-18 season.
 
ACCT Summer Workshops
 
ACCT's fun-filled season begins in June with the return of their popular ACCT Summer Workshops. The Summer Workshops will be held June 26-30 from 9-11 a.m., in the Topper Theater at the high school.
 
ACCT Director Daren Savage said, "This is a great way for students to start their musical theater summer break.

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