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Meet Becky Nystrom Participating In 2014 Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour

on September 19, 2014 - 9:16am

Art work by Becky Nystrom. Courtesy photo

Art work by Becky Nystrom. Courtesy photo

ART News:

This year's Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is Oct. 11-12 and the Los Alamos Daily Post is featuring a "Get to Know Your Artist" series leading up to the annual event.

Each of the 16 artists participating in the tour will be showcased prior to the beginning of the tour to allow our readers an opportunity to learn about them and their work.

Meet Los Alamos artist Becky Nystrom:

My artwork is stippled, created with dots using Prismacolor markers.

In and Around Town: Sept. 18

on September 18, 2014 - 9:59am

Editor's Note: The community calendar "In and Around Town" is published on the front page of the Los Alamos Daily Post every Thursday, updated daily and accessible any time by clicking the red button at the top right of this page.

ONGOING EVENTS

The Explosive Art of Evelyn Rosenberg
On display through Sept. 30 in the Upstairs Gallery at Mesa Public Library
 
Los Alamos artist Elena Yang
Starbuck's at 106 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe. See more of Yang's work at www.elenayangartwork.com.

Meet Bettina Hehlen Participating In 2014 Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour

on September 17, 2014 - 8:40am
Art cards designed by Los Alamos artist and photographer Bettina Hehlen. Courtesy photo
 
Necklace and earrings designed by Los Alamos artist Bettina Hehlen. Courtesy photo
 
ART News:

This year's Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is Oct. 11-12 and the Los Alamos Daily Post is featuring a "Get to Know Your Artist" series leading up to the annual event.

Each of the 16 artists participating in the tour will be showcased prior to the beginning of the tour to allow our readers an opportunity to learn about them and their work.

Meet Los Alamos artist Bettina Hehlen:

The confluence of shape and color

Meet Heather Ward Participating in 2014 Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour

on September 14, 2014 - 5:50pm

'Doe, A Deer' by wildlife and pet portrait artist Heather Ward. Courtesy photo
'Focus' by wildlife and pet portrait artist Heather Ward. Courtesy photo

ART News:

This year's Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is Oct. 11-12 and the Los Alamos Daily Post is featuring a "Get to Know Your Artist" series leading up to the annual event.

Each of the 16 artists participating in the tour will be showcased prior to the beginning of the tour to allow our readers an opportunity to learn about them and their work.

Meet Los Alamos artist Heather Ward:

Nature is my inspiration.

Sec Sandoval Chalk Walk Draws Unique Pieces

on September 14, 2014 - 1:49pm
Lynn Okimura of We Talk Chalk, a Los Angeles-based company specializing in chalk art that appears to be three-dimensional, sets up a piece at Ashley Pond during the Los Alamos Arts Council's Sec Sandoval Chalk Walk Saturday morning at Ashley Pond. The majority of the piece was made prior to the event and is on canvas. The scene is made out of a combination of paint and chalk.Creating this image was a 'team effort,' Okimura explained. The image attempts to capture the essence of Los Alamos. Photo by Kirsten Laskey
 
The finished product. Photo by Kirsten Laskey
 
Los Alamos Arts Council

Inspiration Flows At 'Artful Celebration: Municipal Building Art Open House'

on September 14, 2014 - 12:50pm

Petr Jandacek admires art work being proposed for the County Municipal Building's West Plaza at Thursday's 'Artful Celebration: Municipal Building Art Open House,' event, hosted by the Art in Public Places Board. The event included guided tours of art work on display throughout the interior of the Municipal Building and a meet the artists area where they discussed examples of their proposed work for the building's west plaza. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Chief Financial Officer Steve Lynne visits with artists during the Thursday's 'Artful Celebration:Municipal

Tradition And Change In Córdova Is Theme Of New Exhibit At Historical Museum

on September 14, 2014 - 8:01am
'Tradition and Change in Córdova, New Mexico: The 1939 Photographs of Berlyn Brixner & The López Family of Wood Carvers' opened Friday at the Los Alamos Historical Museum. Berlyn Brixner, a young photographer, captured the village of Córdova on film in 1939. He went on to join the Manhattan Project to invent and use the ultra high speed cameras that captured the explosion of the Trinity Test in 1945. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Gloria López Córdova demonstrates her craft.

Municipal Building's West Plaza 'Call For Art' Draws Innovative Submissions

on September 12, 2014 - 1:34pm

Artist Bill Wiener with a model of his submission of a 3-D Zia sculpture combined with an atom. 'Los Alamos is the only place in the country for this sculpture,' Wiener said. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Artists, Art in Public Places board members, County staff and the public gathered Thursday for a special event at the Municipal Building. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Artist Peter Swedenborg with a model of his submission. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Artist Eric Thelander holds a model of his submission.
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Meet Fran Stoval Participating In 2014 Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour

on September 12, 2014 - 10:51am

Stained glass art work by Los Alamos artist Fran Stoval. Courtesy photo

ART News:

This year's Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is Oct. 11-12 and the Los Alamos Daily Post is featuring a "Get to Know Your Artist" series leading up to the annual event.

Each of the 16 artists participating in the tour will be showcased prior to the beginning of the tour to allow our readers an opportunity to learn about them and their work.

Los Alamos artist Fran Stoval. Courtesy photo

Meet Los Alamos artist Fran Stoval:

Fran Stoval, Looking Back and Stepping Forward

When I was a little girl, drawing was

Meet Patrick Soran Participating In 2014 Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour

on September 10, 2014 - 3:04pm

Art by Patrick Soran. Courtesy photo

ART News:

This year's Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is Oct. 11-12 and the Los Alamos Daily Post is featuring a "Get to Know Your Artist" series leading up to the annual event.

Each of the 16 artists participating in the tour will be showcased prior to the beginning of the tour to allow our readers an opportunity to learn about them and their work.

Meet Los Alamos artist Patrick Soran:

Patrick Soran

When I first became interested in woodworking many years ago, I found that it was a form of therapy after a day of work in the scientific arena.

Los Alamos Students Take Top Prizes At 2014 New Mexico State Fair!

on September 10, 2014 - 1:38pm

Jordan Duran, left, and Caemlyn Tripp, right, of Los Alamos High School with their art teacher Mary Grace. Photos by Stephanie Rittner

Eliana Rodriguez of Chamisa Elementary School and her art teacher Renee Mitsunaga. Photos by Stephanie Rittner

From left, Art teacher Renee Mitsunaga, Eliana Rodriguez, Jordan Duran, Caemlyn Tripp and art teacher Mary Grace. Photos by Stephanie Rittner

By STEPHANIE RITTNER

Three students from Los Alamos Public Schools won prizes for the artwork they entered into the 2014 Students Art exhibit at the state fair.

Eliana Rodriguez of Chamisa Elementary School

Participants Sought For Los Alamos High School Ballroom Dance Fundraiser

on September 9, 2014 - 2:33pm

Los Alamos High School Ballroom Dance students. Courtesy photo

LAHS News:

Ever dreamed about learning how to dance? Never had time? Now it’s your chance!

As a part of fundraising efforts for the Los Alamos High School Dance Program, Ballroom Dance students and their teacher Natasha Barkhudarova will be offering four weekly sessions of Rumba Dance Classes for Beginners, starting Sept. 16.

Classes will be 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 16, 23, 30 and Oct. 7, at Los Alamos High School Topper Theater.

Everybody is welcome to join the class and no partner is required.

Applicants Sought For Sec Sandoval Chalk Walk

on September 9, 2014 - 11:43am

Courtesy photo

LAAC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council is hosting the 5th annual Sec Sandoval Chalk Walk Saturday, Sept. 13, a festival and celebration of chalk drawing, the artistic process and, of course, all the local, creative, talented individuals who make Los Alamos an unusual and quietly exotic place to call home.

 

Join us for a celebration of art and community on the sidewalks near Ashley Pond in collaboration with The Los Alamos ScienceFest. Special prizes will be awarded to an entrant in each category selected by the judges.

Meet Joanne Kozuchowski Participating In 2014 Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour

on September 8, 2014 - 12:28pm

Art by Joanne Kozuchowski. Courtesy photo

ART News:

This year's Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is Oct. 11-12 and the Los Alamos Daily Post is featuring a "Get to Know Your Artist" series leading up to the annual event.

Each of the 16 artists participating in the tour will be showcased prior to the beginning of the tour to allow our readers an opportunity to learn about them and their work.

Meet Los Alamos artist Joanne Kozuchowski:

Joanne Kozuchowski will tell you that her life as an artist did not truly begin until she left the confines of the city of Chicago in 2003 and moved to the

Fire Hydrant Voting Underway Through 5 p.m. Sept. 12

on September 7, 2014 - 12:05pm
By Joanne Kozuchowski
Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce
 
Have you noticed the beautifully painted fire hydrants along the Los Alamos MainStreet corridor?
 
This past week, and just in time to coincide with ScienceFest, five local artists took part in painting some of our fire hydrants with their original designs. Now it is up to YOU Los Alamos to choose our winners!
 
There are seven fire hydrants painted around town:
  • In front of the Bradbury Museum. Painted by Livy Snyder
  • On the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Painted by Ken Nebel and Chris Judson
  • In the front yard area of the Fuller Lodge Art

Beguiling 'Tower of Magic' a Must-See at LALT

on September 7, 2014 - 11:40am
Hestia (Marilyn Johns) pulls Quartus (Tyrrell Cummings) out from under a porch. Photo by Steve Wolfel
 
Capella (Claire Singleton) and Zanzibar (Larry Gibbons) discuss their daughter's future. Photo by Steve Wolfel
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Little Theatre opened its 71st season this weekend with Tower of Magic by local playwright Tess Light.

First produced in 2012, Tower of Magic is a winner of the Theatre Conspiracy's New Play Contest, as well as second place in the seventh annual Southwest Playwriting Competition.

The play is built around a common

Pojoaque River Art Tour Sept. 20-21

on September 6, 2014 - 8:02am

Courtesy/TPFA

ART News:

The  21st annual Pojoaque River Art Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 -21, with an Artists’ Reception and Silent Auction 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept.19 at Than Povi Fine Art Gallery (next to Gabriel’s Restaurant).

Bidding will continue Friday evening and all day Saturday. Johnny Cruz and Nancy Grabowski will display work on the portal.

Located just north of Santa Fe, the Tour offers an intimate glimpse into the creative environments of some of northern New Mexico’s finest artists and artisans.

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Los Alamos Public Schools Brighten Up State Fair

on September 5, 2014 - 9:50am
Art by LAPS students on display at the N.M. State Fair. Photo by Stephanie Rittner
 
The display of art by LAPS students at the N.M. State Fair. Photo by Stephanie Rittner

LAPS News:

Renne Mitsunaga, art teacher from Chamisa Elementary and Stephanie Rittner, art teacher from Pinon, spent the day at the N.M. State Fair. They didn't ride the Ferris wheel or eat cotton candy. They hung almost 200 pieces of Los Alamos Public Schools student art in the School Arts building.

Every year, school districts from around the state come together at the state fair to display student artwork.

Fire Hydrant Painting Continues Around Town

on September 5, 2014 - 9:33am

Steven Calhoun of Los Alamos has an umbrella ready as artist Olivia Snyder of Santa Fe paints a fire hydrant on Central Avenue during intermittent showers Thursday. The Fire Hydrant Painting Competition is part up the 2014 Los Alamos ScienceFest, which kicks off today. Snyder is a junior at Santa Fe School for the Arts and is painting a 'space geometric' pattern on her hydrant near the Bradbury Science Museum. Calhoun is a senior at Los Alamos High School and said he is painting two hydrants near Ashley Pond with themes of Aspen Trees and Pine Trees. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Atomic City Children’s Theater to Hold Auditions for 2015 Junior Theater Festival Field Trip

on September 5, 2014 - 8:04am

ACCT News:

Atomic City Children’s Theater (ACCT), the Los Alamos Public Schools’ award winning after-school theater program, is excited to announce auditions for its Junior Theater Festival (JTF) field trip to Atlanta, Ga.

Auditions will be held 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 and are open to all students between the ages of 8-18 in the Los Alamos or White Rock area. Students wishing to participate in the field trip should come to the Mountain Elementary School gym. Registration begins noon.

JTF activities begin with an adjudicated performance.

DALA Free Dance Week Sept. 8-13

on September 5, 2014 - 7:38am
Young DALA dancers. Courtesy/DALA

DALA News:

Dance Arts Los Alamos is offering a Free Dance Week Sept. 8-13. Dancers aged 3 through adult who are new to DALA are invited to take any class of the appropriate level at no charge during this promotional week.

“Whether dancing for fun, aspiring to a professional career, or supporting a healthier lifestyle,” DALA School Director Jonathan Guise said. “Dance Arts Los Alamos offers an engaging and supportive environment to explore an amazing form of expression. I invite you to join us and see the new Dance Arts Los Alamos.

Bathtub Row Hydrant Painting

on September 4, 2014 - 3:17pm

Los Alamos artist Zena Thomas paints the fire hydrant on Bathtub Row as part of the competition underway around the county. The winner will be revealed during ScienceFest. Courtesy photo

Artful Celebration At Municipal Building Sept. 11

on September 4, 2014 - 12:22pm

‘Tower of Magic’ By Local Playwright Tess Light Opens Friday

on September 4, 2014 - 10:12am
Felix (Scott Reynolds) takes in the view. Photo by Steve Wolfel
 
Solstitia/Sue (Katrina Koehler) spends time with her brother Quartus (Tyrrell Cummings). Photo by Steve Wolfel
 
By KATE RAMSEY
Los Alamos Little Theater

For most of us, our lives are filled with routine. It usually involves getting up at about the same time every day, going to work, coming home and eating dinner, unwinding after a busy day and going to sleep.

This routine is repeated and repeated day in and day out. We try to find things to do that we enjoy, but how many of us really try to fulfill our dreams?

Art With A Bang: The Work of Evelyn Rosenberg

on September 3, 2014 - 11:10am
'Quilt with Fringe,' a metal sculpture by Evelyn Rosenberg, is one of the detonographs on display at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo
 
Cover of 'Detonography: The Explosive Art of Evelyn Rosenberg.' Courtesy photo
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The explosive art of Evelyn Rosenberg is on display through Sept. 30 in the Upstairs Gallery at Mesa Public Library.

There will be a reception and Authors Speak talk by Rosenberg 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, where she will sign copies of her book, “Detonography: The Explosive Art of Evelyn Rosenberg.”  

Rosenberg explained

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