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Shakespeare At Palace Of Governors Feb. 5-28

on November 30, 2015 - 9:54am
NMHM News:
SANTA FE — Where would we be without the printing press? We certainly wouldn’t have Shakespeare, or the thousands of editions of his plays produced over the last four centuries.
Not a bad run for one of the most mysterious playwrights in history.
Feb. 5-28, the Palace Press at the New Mexico History Museum presents a special exhibition in collaboration with the New Mexico Museum of Art’s First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare.
In The Book’s the Thing: Shakespeare from Stage to Page, award-winning Palace Press printers Tom Leech and James Bourland will mount

Snow Scene In The Jemez

on November 30, 2015 - 9:18am

Snow builds up to about 1.5 inches wide on branches of brush growing Sunday near N.M. 4 on the way into the Jemez. Photo by Laurie Waters

Frosty Landscape At Pajarito Mountain

on November 29, 2015 - 9:41am

A frosty landscape is revealed at the east end of Pajarito Mountain after Saturday's fog lifts. Photo by Marc Bailey

Check Out Annual Window Display At Village Arts

on November 29, 2015 - 8:56am

Check out this year's holiday window display designed by Yours Truly Diana at Village Arts, 216 DP Road. Village Arts carries the area's largest variety of art supplies and provides custom framing. Courtesy photo

Fractured Faiths: An Original Exhibition

on November 29, 2015 - 6:54am
Shackles from the Inquisition prison in Mexico City, 17th century. Private collection. Photo by Jorge Pérez de Lara
NMHM News:
SANTA FE — In the 10th through 13th centuries, Spain flowered into a golden age, as Muslim, Jewish and Catholic peoples achieved new heights in science, philosophy and the arts. 
That triculturalism, though, endured repeated challenges, first by fundamentalist Islamic Almohads in the 12th century, then by Christian kingdoms in the late-14th century, when it finally deteriorated into dissent, segregation and riots.
By 1492, when King Ferdinand and Queen

Small Business Profile: Fuller Lodge Art Center Shows Off Local Treasures

on November 28, 2015 - 8:10am
Amy Bjarke, left, and Nancy Coombs welcome visitors to the Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Chris Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Fuller Lodge Art Center has its earliest roots in the post-war years with the Los Alamos Arts and Crafts Association. This group got together to share their love of making art but also to bring “exhibits” of well known New Mexico artists to Los Alamos.

There are later ties to the Los Alamos Arts Council and Pajarito Art League.

In And Around Town: Nov. 26

on November 27, 2015 - 9:41am
The In and Around Town community calendar is updated daily and accessible via the button on the sidebar of the online edition of the Los Alamos Daily Post. It appears in the news feed of the Post each Thursday and weekly in the print edition. In order to have items included in the print edition, submit them by Monday of the week they should appear. Send calendar items to
LAPS Ride The Bus Day
Dec. 1 is the 80th day of school.

Small Business Profile: Village Arts Supplies Artistic Expression

on November 27, 2015 - 9:38am
Owner Ken Nebel inside Village Arts 216 DP Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos may be widely known as a scientific town but it has a whole other side … an artistic side.

Whatever artistic medium residents use to express themselves, Village Arts has the supplies for the job. Owner Ken Nebel has operated the framing and art supply business for six years. He purchased the business from former resident Marilyn Warren. With new ownership came a new location. The business moved from Central Park Square to 216 DP Road.


New Sculpture Adorns Central Park Square

on November 25, 2015 - 10:42am
Central Park Square owner Philip Kunsberg, left, and Shidoni President/CEO Scott Hicks with the newly installed ‘Galapagos Tortoise’ sculpture, which replaces the Wally on the Bench sculpture near Unquarked the Wine Room. Photo by Chris Clark/
‘Galapagos Tortoise’ by artist William Allen. Photo by Chris Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post
President/CEO Scott Hicks of Shidoni Foundry and Galleries in Tesuque has once again generously loaned a large sculpture to Central Park Square for the community to enjoy.
The new piece, “Galapagos Tortoise”

ANMPAS Opening Reception Dec. 5

on November 24, 2015 - 7:32am

Eco Conscious Creations Exhibited At 2015 Recycle Fashion Show

on November 23, 2015 - 10:46am

From left, 1st place winner in Child Category, Tortilla Chips by Mary Lou; 1st place winner in Youth/Teen Category, Queen of the Cards by Kalen Melton and 1st place winner in Adult Category Lace Up Green Chile Burlap Dress by Brenda Fleming and Modeled by Heidi Sheppard. Courtesy/LAC

Recycle Fashion Show Contestants. Courtesy/LAC


In Celebration of America Recycles Day, Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division staff hosted a Recycle Fashion Show Nov. 14 at Fuller Lodge.

The Recycle Fashion Show is an artistic expression of eco-conscious creations and is a fun event

Andrew J. Wong Of Los Alamos Wins Grand Prize In 2015 Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Photo Contest

on November 21, 2015 - 11:43am

Out of more than 1,700 entries from around the world, Andrew J. Wong of Los Alamos just won the Grand Prize in the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta photo contest. The annual fiesta is the world's most photographed event. Wong's winning photo is this striking silhouette of a crew and their hot air balloon. Wong works at Los Alamos National Laboratory and his wife Charissa Wong owns Photo Essence by Charissa, a local photography business. For his award winning photograph, Wong is receiving a Canon EOS 5D Mark III with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens. Photo by Andrew J. Wong

Christmas Wreaths And Garland Decorate Light Poles Along Central Avenue In Downtown Los Alamos

on November 21, 2015 - 11:36am

County crews were out hanging the annual Christmas wreaths and garland on the light poles Friday along Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Holiday Arts And Craft Fair At LAMS Today

on November 21, 2015 - 10:40am

LAAC News:

Los Alamos Arts Council's annual Holiday Arts and Craft Fair runs to 3:30 p.m. today at Los Alamos Middle School, 1 Hawk Dr.

This is an opportunity to do holiday shopping plus benefit an organization that brings numerous events to the community throughout the year, such as Brown Bag Concerts, Kite Festival, Pumpkin Glow and Missoula Children's Theatre.

Future Events:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 2, noon Brown Bag performance of Winternacht at Fuller Lodge; and
  • Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fuller Lodge Open House at Fuller Lodge.

Eight Worlds To Explore In LALT’s ‘8x10’

on November 20, 2015 - 10:29am
Iain May (William), Dan Shields (Darrell) and Rose Corrigan (Alicia) in 'Night and Day.' Photo by Larry Gibbons

Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Little Theatre is performing its fifth edition of “8x10,” an evening of eight short plays, about 10 minutes long each. The plays come mainly from local and regional playwrights.

These tasty morsels pack a lot of punch into a few short minutes. Watching one-acts is a bit like reading poetry vs. reading a novel. Every word has to count. This makes for some great dialogue when it works.

Experience The Finest In Fiber Art At Valentina Devine’s ‘Fabulous Open House and Trunk Show’

on November 20, 2015 - 10:17am
Valentina Devine in her Los Alamos studio. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Los Alamos Daily Post

“I have always knitted!” fiber artist Valentina Devine said. Devine was born in Russia and grew up in Germany, “I can remember knitting all sorts of things from doll clothes to small garments,” she said.

Devine came to Los Alamos 26 years ago from the Washington, D.C. area, where she became a life-time member of the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Devine sold one-of-a-kind garments as well as wall hangings.

Varieties Of Attraction Explored In 'Night And Day'

on November 20, 2015 - 10:12am
Looking like the cat who swallowed the canary, Darrell (Dan Shields, center) has to explain things to William and Alicia (Iain May and Rose Corrigan). Photo by Zack Baker

LALT News:

Imagine a situation in which you had to team up with someone with whom you had only one thing in common. How would you do?

That’s a question director Iain May asks audiences to consider when watching “Night and Day,” being performed at the Los Alamos Little Theatre's “8x10’s Fifth Symphony.”

The final two performances of this production 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 and 21.

“Night and Day” was written by Alix Hudson and emerged

Teatro Paraguas Presents Festive Bilingual Evening

on November 20, 2015 - 8:16am

Theater News:

Teatro Paraguas will present a festive bilingual evening of live music, carols and comedy entitled A Musical Piñata for Christmas III for eight performances beginning Dec. 11. 

This production is the third annual holiday celebration at Teatro Paraguas.

TP’s musical director JoJo Sena de Tarnoff has formed an ensemble of musicians and actors ranging in age from 7 to 70. The evening will begin with a traditional Mexican version of Las Posadas, arranged by Thelma Arquello and Mario Reynolds, followed by traditional and contemporary Christmas carols in Spanish and English.

‘Strange Trio’ Re-dedication Ceremony Dec. 2

on November 19, 2015 - 11:50am

‘Strange Trio’ being installed Oct. 13 at Overlook Park. A public Re-dedication Ceremony is set for Dec. 2 at the corner of Meadow Lane and Overlook Road in White Rock. Courtesy/LAC

A cloud is captured by ‘Strange Trio’ in this photo taken from an unusual angle when the sculpture was installed at Ashley Pond Park in Los Alamos. Photo by TK Thompson


The public is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting event for “Strange Trio,” the colossal steel sculpture relocated Oct. 13 to the entrance of Overlook Park in White Rock.  

The re-dedication ceremony is at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec.

LAAC's Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Saturday At LAMS

on November 19, 2015 - 9:10am
2014 Arts and Crafts Fair at LAMS. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
2014 Arts and Crafts Fair at LAMS. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Arts Council’s (LAAC) annual tradition continues with the Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, at Los Alamos Middle School.

The arts council has hosted this event for 48 years. Almost 100 artists will participate in the fair. Shoppers can purchase everything from jewelry, paintings and photography to metal, wood and pottery.

Although it is an event with a

Snow Scenes Around Los Alamos

on November 17, 2015 - 6:35pm
Snow falls around historic Fuller Lodge today in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Chris Clark/
Some 11 inches of new snow falls overnight on the Los Alamos Ski Hill. Photo by Chris Clark/
View of Los Alamos today from Mesa Public Library. Photo by Chris Clark/
Fall leaves stand out among today's blanket of snow in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Chris Clark/
A metal horse sculpture by artist Richard Swenson rears up in the snow today in Central Park Square. Photo by Chris Clark/
Marigolds stand out near

Wintry Scenes Around The Area

on November 16, 2015 - 6:20pm

A snowy pumpkin spotted in Pajarito Acres. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Cloudy skies noticed from N.M. 4. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Morning clouds seen from N.M. 502. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Tenth Annual Winter Indian Market Draws More Than 200 Artists To Santa Fe Nov. 27-29

on November 16, 2015 - 8:00am

Festival of Trees Fundraiser. Courtesy/©Santa Fe Indian Market


SANTA FE — The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) has announced that this year’s Winter Indian Market will commence with a preview at The Santa Fe Convention Center 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Nov. 27 coinciding with the annual Santa Fe Tree Lighting ceremony on the Plaza.

Admission to the Winter Indian Market preview is $5 per person. The weekend market continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29. Entry is $10 per day, or $15 for a weekend pass.

Attendees of Friday

'Changing Ella' Explores Secrets In LALT's '8x10'

on November 15, 2015 - 8:22am
The cast of ‘Changing Ella,’ from left, Sean Liming, Sara Beroff, Jeanne Adkins and Brian Trujillo. Photo by Zack Baker

LALT News:

In “Changing Ella,” a short play now being performed at the Los Alamos Little Theatre, a young woman is at a crossroads, wondering whether to leave her boyfriend rather than share with him a shocking truth.

But it turns out the boyfriend has his own secret to reveal.

Written by John Meiners Jr., a playwright from the Houston, Texas area, “Changing Ella” takes us into a family’s home in the backwoods bayou of Louisiana. Strangeness is woven into the environment.


Enter Wonderland This Weekend With NMDT-PC's 'Alice'

on November 14, 2015 - 12:23pm
Megan Hemphill is a charming Alice in NMDT-PC’s 'Alice', which opened Friday at Duane Smith Auditorium. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Becky Cai performs the challenging role of The Caterpillar. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

New Mexico Dance Theater Performance Company’s “Alice,” opened Friday at Duane Smith Auditorium. Susan Baker-Dillingham’s original ballet version of “Alice in Wonderland” is a must see. The show originally premiered in 2009 and the new production lives up to the original.

Front and center is