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Arts In Public Places Board Meets 5:30 p.m. Thursday

on August 24, 2016 - 3:06pm
The Los Alamos County Arts in Public Places Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, in Room #110 Municipal Building. 
The meeting is open to the public.
I. Call to Order
II. Public Comment (This section on the agenda is reserved for questions and comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
Speakers will be limited to 4 minutes each.)
III. APP Board Business
A. Approval of Minutes from June 23, 2016
IV. Future Projects
A. Potential Artwork Donation offer from Scott Robertson (Carlsten)

USPS Helps National Park Service Celebrate Centennial

on August 24, 2016 - 6:48am

This sheet includes 16 different stamps, all of them showing views of national parks or plants, animals, artwork, objects, and structures found in or associated with a national park. Courtesy/NPS

USPS News: 

NEW YORK — Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan helps the National Park Service celebrate its 100th anniversary with the dedication of the pane of 16 National Parks Forever stamps .The first-day-of-issue ceremony took place in New York City at the World Stamp Show-NY 2016 – which is the world’s largest stamp show and is only held once a decade in the United States.

“The men and women of

Daily Postcard: Fawn Visits Barranca Mesa Residence

on August 24, 2016 - 6:25am

Daily Postcard: This speckled fawn pays a visit Monday to a home on Barranca Mesa accompanied by its mother and another doe attracted to the windfall of apples from nearby trees. Photo by Ken Hanson

Fawn visits residence Monday on Barranca Mesa. Photo by Ken Hanson

Public Invited To San Ildefonso Pottery Dedication

on August 23, 2016 - 4:53pm

The public is invited to join the Art in Public Places Board, Los Alamos County Council and guest artists at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 for dedication of San Ildefonso pottery replicas stationed along N.M. 4 in White Rock. LADP File Photo


The public is invited to join the Art in Public Places Board, Los Alamos County Council and guest artists at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 to celebrate the dedication of the large San Ildefonso pottery replicas stationed along N.M. 4 in White Rock.

The creation of this impressive artwork was a collaborative effort spanning several months and

Daily Postcard: Sun Setting Over Otowi Mesa

on August 23, 2016 - 8:39am
Daily Postcard: This photo is taken Monday from a home at the end of Los Pueblos as the sun is setting over Otowi Mesa, highlighting the cliffs, mesas and a bit of rainbow. Photo by Steve Greene

DALA Opens Auditions For Nutcracker On 'The Hill'

on August 23, 2016 - 5:36am
Scene from Nutcracker on 'The Hill'. Courtesy photo
DALA News:
Dance Arts Los Alamos, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization and dance education studio in Los Alamos opens auditions for Nutcracker on “The Hill”.
Conception of the production began in January 2015 in association with The Los Alamos Historical Society. Artistic Director Jonathan Guise brings new life to the classic tale of The Nutcracker by entwining it with the true historical characters involved in the historic Manhattan Project.
Auditions are Saturday, Aug. 27 at White Rock Dance Studio 111 Longview Dr. 
  • 11 a.m.

Daily Postcard: Rio Grande From White Rock Canyon

on August 22, 2016 - 8:26am

Daily Postcard: A view of the Rio Grande River from White Rock Canyon. Photo by JoAnna O'Neill

Spanish Market Youth Winner Rachel Rivera

on August 19, 2016 - 2:33pm
Rachel Rivera, an eighth-grader at Los Alamos Middle School, enjoyed a very successful Spanish Market in July. Photo by Christine Hipp
Rachel Rivera’s straw appliqué art piece, “Holy Family,” won youth grand prize, best of show award and the straw applique award at this year's Spanish Market. Photo by Christine Hipp
Los Alamos Daily Post 
Los Alamos Middle School eighth-grader Rachel Rivera followed her father’s footsteps when she began creating straw applique artwork.

Daily Postcard: Rainbow Appears Above Deer Trap And Los Pueblos Mesas

on August 19, 2016 - 7:36am

Daily Postcard: Deer Trap and Los Pueblos mesas frame a rainbow at sunset following a thunderstorm Wednesday. Photo by Mary Snow/

Daily Postcard: Rainbows, Rainbows, Rainbows

on August 18, 2016 - 9:00am

Daily Postcard: Rainbows appear in the sky Wednesday evening above Overlook in White Rock. Photo by Gregory Belyeu

Rainbows Wednesday evening above Overlook in White Rock. Photo by Gregory Belyeu

Rainbows Wednesday evening above Overlook in White Rock. Photo by Gregory Belyeu

Rainbow Peeks Through Clouds In White Rock

on August 17, 2016 - 8:22pm

A rainbow peeks through clouds today above the Rover Park area of White Rock. Photo by Aden Stanek

Rainbows Shine Over Downtown Los Alamos

on August 17, 2016 - 6:59pm

A couple of rainbows brighten the stormy sky this evening over downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Daily Postcard: Snow Falls On Sangres Overnight

on August 17, 2016 - 8:04am

Daily Postcard: Snow falls overnight on the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Photo by Leland Lehman/

White Rock Pottery Replica Project Now Complete

on August 16, 2016 - 8:32am

The last piece of the White Rock Pottery Replica project, a large 10-foot in diameter plate patterned after a Maria Martinez plate, was installed Aug. 8 on an exterior wall at the White Rock Visitor Center on N.M. 4. This is part of the Los Alamos County Public Art Collection.
Photo by Carol A. Clark/

The 10-foot in diameter plate installed Aug. 8 on an exterior wall at the White Rock Visitor Center on N.M. 4. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Daily Postcard: Saturday Evening Sky Over Los Alamos

on August 16, 2016 - 7:25am

Daily Postcard: Saturday evening's sky paints a spectacular picture over Los Alamos. Photo by Phil Dabney

Scenes From 'Born To Be Wild' Opening Reception

on August 15, 2016 - 1:37pm
Jocelyn Warner with her work at Friday's opening reseption of 'Born to be Wild' at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Alligator. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Lori and Robert Gibson examine a sculpture. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Wildflower 3. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Artists Lily Schlein and Ted Greer. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Piece by Valentina Devine. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
One of the Wild Ones. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Amy Bjarke of

Scenes From Saturday's Annual Arts And Crafts Fair

on August 14, 2016 - 8:19am
Quinn Calabaza stops to smell flowers during Saturday's annual Arts and Crafts Fair on the lawn at Fuller Lodge in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Bee Chama honey had customers buzzing around its booth during the arts and crafts fair Saturday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Ceramic Artist Magalli Gomez of Margarte Arts and Crafts and her helper, Michael Gallagher take part in the Fuller Lodge Art Center’s arts and crafts fair Saturday at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ 
Keith Graham and his twin brother, Kelly, of Santa Fe

LALT Opens Auditions For ‘The 1940’s Radio Hour’

on August 1, 2016 - 6:00pm
LALT News:
The Los Alamos Little Theater is holding auditions for its November production, The 1940’s Radio Hour, a musical by Walton Jones.
Auditions are at the Performing Arts Center 2-5 p.m. Sunday Aug. 14 and 7-10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15. Call backs are 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19. The production is directed by Laurie Tomlinson and the musical director is Gretcehn Amstutz.
All but a couple of male roles require strong singing ability. Actors are strongly encouraged to sing something from the 1940’s Big Band era and will be asked to read scenes from the show at the auditions.

Another Record-Breaking Year For NM Film Industry

on July 31, 2016 - 6:33am
SANTA FE — Gov. Susana Martinez has announced that New Mexico’s film industry injected nearly $390 million into the economy last fiscal year.
This is the second straight record-breaking year for the film industry in New Mexico, shattering last year’s record by almost $100 million.
“We take great pride in all we have to offer film and television production here in New Mexico – from our talented and diverse workforce and our breathtaking scenery, to our robust film incentive program,” Martinez said.

TCHS: 'Take A Poetic Leap Into Taos History' Aug. 6

on July 31, 2016 - 6:30am
TCHS News:
The Taos County Historical Society presents a free, public lecture “Take A Poetic Leap Into Taos History” by Karen S. Cordova at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Boardroom of the Kit Carson Coop, 118 Cruz Alta Road in Taos.
This program is part of the Society's participation with the 2016 Taos Visionaries theme for the community's arts and cultural organizations.
A former board member of the Genealogical Society of Hispanic American, Southern, Calif., Chapter, Cordova is a self-described “genealogy geek”. Cordova like to use genealogy, family stories, heirlooms,

LAHS Graduate Gary Cooper Performs In Evita

on July 30, 2016 - 10:22pm

Los Alamos High School graduate Gary Cooper, far left, is appearing in the show Evita at Opera North in Lebanon, N.H., which opened Friday night. Cooper graduated from LAHS in 2013 and is a senior this year at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music (CCM). Courtesy photo

LAHS graduate Gary Cooper, second from right, is appearing in the show Evita at Opera North in Lebanon, NH. Courtesy photo

LAHS graduate Gary Cooper, far left, is appearing in the show Evita at Opera North in Lebanon, N.H. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

Los Alamos High School graduate Gary Cooper, far

Daily Postcard: Hummers Party In The Rain

on July 29, 2016 - 12:24pm

Daily Postcard: A hover of hummingbirds is spotted partying on a Los Alamos fence during Wednesday's refreshing rain shower. Photo by Donna Reil

In And Around Town: Aug. 25

on July 28, 2016 - 4:49pm
Rosanne Roberts Archuletta and Phil Archuletta Speak
Meet Rosanne Roberts Archuletta and Phil Archuletta at the monthly Authors Speak at Mesa Public Library at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 in the Upstairs Rotunda. The Archulettas’ book “Women Marked for History” profiles the lives of women who are commemorated on New Mexico’s Historic Markers.



Authors Speak with Rosanne Roberts Archuletta and Phil Archuletta
The public is invited to meet Rosanne Roberts Archuletta and

Daily Postcard: Morning Comes To Walnut Canyon

on July 27, 2016 - 10:01am

Daily Postcard: Morning comes to Walnut Canyon. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Daily Postcard: Good Morning Los Alamos!

on July 26, 2016 - 7:17am

Daily Postcard: Colorful sunrise greets Pajarito Acres this morning. Photo by Jaret McDonald