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Daily Postcard: Sunset Colors Los Alamos Sky

on September 20, 2017 - 5:57am

Daily Postcard: A recent sunset paints a dramatic picture in the sky over Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Daily Postcard: Deer Visits White Rock Garden

on September 19, 2017 - 4:34am

Daily Postcard: A deer visits a local garden this weekend on Grand Canyon in White Rock. Photo by Betsy Veeser

Photo by Betsy Veeser

Daily Postcard: Sunset Glows Over North Mesa

on September 18, 2017 - 5:39am

Daily Postcard: A sunset glows in the sky Friday over North Mesa. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Santa Fe Institute Presents Stanislaw Ulam Memorial Lecture Series Sept. 25-26

on September 17, 2017 - 7:21am

‘Prodigal Son’ by Thomas Hart Benton, lithograph (1939). Courtesy/Santa Fe Institute

SFI News:

The Stanislaw Ulam Memorial Lecture Series is 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 and Tuesday, Sept. 26 at The Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.

SFI's popular Ulam Lecture Series - now in its 25th year - honors the memory of the late Stanislaw theoretical mathematician Stanislaw Ulam.

Debt, default, and forgiveness have been at the heart of almost every major financial boom, bust, and recovery. Without debt, growth is nearly impossible.

Bob Hautman Wins 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Contest

on September 17, 2017 - 7:01am

Bob Hautman's winning entry in the 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. Courtesy photo

USF&WS News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bob Hautman, an artist from Delano, Minn., is the winner of the 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. The announcement was made Saturday by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Principal Deputy Director Greg Sheehan at the annual art contest, held at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at the Noel Fine Arts Center.

Hautman’s acrylic painting of a pair of mallards will be made into the 2018-2019 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, or Duck Stamp, which

Los Alamos Art Tour Preview: Part Two

on September 17, 2017 - 6:36am
Glamour Shot, scratchboard art by Heather Ward. Courtesy photo

LOS ALAMOS ART TOUR

The fourth annual Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 14 and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 15. This free, self-guided tour will take visiters into the studios of nine of Los Alamos and White Rock’s talented artists, in addition to two art classes from UNM-Los Alamos. Each stop offers something new and exciting.

At ProjectY cowork at 150 Central Park Square, guests will see a sample of each artist’s work during the hours of the Tour, or come to the reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct.

Daily Postcard: Bear Visits Walnut Street

on September 17, 2017 - 5:54am

Daily Postcard: A bear is spotted on the hunt for a picnic basket Saturday morning on Walnut Street. Photo by Gerald Antos

Daily Postcard: A bear is spotted Saturday morning at a home on Walnut Street. Photo by Gerald Antos

Best-Selling Author J.A. Jance In Los Alamos Tuesday

on September 15, 2017 - 8:38am
J. A. Jance
 
LIBRARY News:
 
Best-selling author J. A. Jance will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Fuller Lodge as part of the Los Alamos County Library System’s Authors Speak Series.
 
Her latest book, “Proof of Life,” was just released Sept. 5. This will be Jance’s only New Mexico appearance on her fall book tour. J. A. Jance’s books will be for sale at the talk, thanks to Collected Works Bookstore.
 
Seating will be limited to the first 125 people for this talk, so Jance fans are advised to come early.
 
Jance’s writing career spans three decades and includes more than 50

A Celebration Of Native Artists In Santa Fe

on September 15, 2017 - 7:25am
IAIA News:
 
SANTA FE — The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) invites the public to join their artists-in-residence in learning about their craft through a free, hands-on event 1-2:30 p.m., Sept. 23.
 
IAIA also will host a free dinner, open to the public, 5-6:30 p.m., Sept. 28 in honor of their Native artists-in-residence. The artists’ studios will be open for viewing after the dinner.
 
Along with Native artists Leanne Campbell and Marlene Ann Nielsen, weaver Janice George has been an artist-in-residence at the IAIA for the month of September.

Daily Postcard: Birds Compete For Peanuts

on September 15, 2017 - 5:49am

Daily Postcard: An acorn woodpecker is spotted chasing off a scrub jay from a feeder full of peanuts at this home on Ridgeway. Photo by Marion Stelts

‘Communicating Doors’ Is Zany, Horrifying, Touching

on September 14, 2017 - 2:39pm
The three heroines try to explain things to a dubious Harold. Photo by Larry Gibbons
 
Poopay (Trisha Werner) fends off the murderous Julian (Ian Foti-Landis). Photo by Larry Gibbons

 

Review By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
bjgordon@ladailypost.com

Great comic acting makes it all work in Los Alamos Little Theatre’s production of “Communicating Doors”.

The 1994 play by Alan Ayckbourn takes three women, separated in time by 20 years, on a time traveling adventure in murder and mishap.

The action starts in the present with Poopay (Trisha Werner), a dominatrix, is called in to

Teen Center Offers Glass Fusing Workshop Saturday

on September 14, 2017 - 1:53pm

Daily Postcard: Golden Sunset

on September 14, 2017 - 5:52am

Daily Postcard: The setting sun gives clouds a golden hue Tuesday over Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Atomic City Children's Theater Hosts Car Wash Saturday

on September 13, 2017 - 3:31pm

ACCT News:

Atomic City Children's Theater (ACCT) will host a car wash this Saturday at the Christian Church of Los Alamos.

ACCT's talented and award winning students are hosting their car wash to raise funds for their upcoming February production of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach Jr.

When: Saturday, Sept. 16
Where: Christian Church of Los Alamos (92 East Road)
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

We hope the community will support these talented performers.

Atomic City Children’s Theater, an official after-school program sponsored by the Los Alamos Public Schools, offers performing

Bandelier Welcomes Artist In Residence Paul Cruz

on September 13, 2017 - 7:42am
Bandelier Artist In Residence Paul Cruz and some of his original jewelry pieces. Courtesy NPS
 
BANDELIER News:
 
Recently, Bandelier National Monument welcomed the park’s Artist in Residence for September, Paul Cruz. 
 
Paul is no stranger to the area, as he was born in Espanola and still has many relatives in the area. In fact, for those familiar with the Los Alamos Ranch School and the Manhattan Project, his grandfather was Bences Gonzales, a hardworking and well-loved character through those years in Los Alamos history. Cruz’s mother and her siblings grew up in Los Alamos.

Daily Postcard: Late Bloomers

on September 12, 2017 - 6:37am

Daily Postcard: Hollyhocks are still blooming this weekend at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Cosmos Spotted In Los Alamos

on September 10, 2017 - 6:25am
Daily Postcard: Cosmos flowers are spotted blooming in Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Fuller Lodge Art Center

on September 9, 2017 - 6:25am

On the job in Los Alamos at Fuller Lodge Art Center is Galley and Marketing Director Amy Bjarke. She is particularly proud of the Center's current exhibition called Meanwhile Back at the Ranch, which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Ranch School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

Beewood At Bandelier Visitor Center

on September 9, 2017 - 6:15am

Beeweed is nearing the end of its time to be blooming, but the ones in the Native Plant Garden behind the Banderlier National Monument Visitor Center still have some flowers. Cleome serrulata also is known as wild spinach (and lots of other names). It is edible, but is particularly well known to Pueblo people as a traditional source for guaco, black vegetable paint used for decorating light-colored pottery. Photo Courtesy NPS

Daily Postcard: Colors Of Fall Spotted In White Rock

on September 9, 2017 - 6:06am

The colors of fall are slowly making their appearance around White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

County Dedicates ‘Carry The Light’ Sculpture

on September 8, 2017 - 5:15pm

A dedication for Albuquerque artist Doug Czor’s sculpture ‘Carry The Light’ was held Thursday afternoon at the Los Alamos County Golf Course Community Building. Members of the Arts in Public Places Board (APP), County Council and County staff took part in the ceremony. From left: Former APP Board Chair Steve Foltyn, Board Chair Susie Schillaci, Board Member Britton Donharl, Czor, County Councilor and APP Laision James Chrobocinski, APP Board Vice Chair Jeremy Smith and Senior Management Analyst Libby Carlsten take part in the festivities. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 

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Final Painting Class With Artist Lisa Coddington Sept. 21

on September 8, 2017 - 7:10am
Hummingbird and Wild Four O'clocks by Lisa Coddington. 
 
PEEC News:
 
Artist and instructor Lisa Coddington is returning to teach a one-day workshop on painting colorful, fall leaves at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
 
This class, made possible by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), is great for all skill levels. The workshop runs 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. Register to learn techniques for creating realistic, still life art.
 
Participants will explore watercolor techniques that portray plants and animals.

Daily Postcard: Purple Flower

on September 8, 2017 - 6:56am

Daily Postcard; A closeup view of a purple flower. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour Preview: Part One

on September 7, 2017 - 3:30pm
Cleveland Church, 1984. Photo by Dean Carstens

ART News:

The fourth annual Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 14 and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 15. This free, self-guided tour will take visiters into the studios of nine of Los Alamos and White Rock’s talented artists, in addition to two art classes from UNM-Los Alamos.

At ProjectY cowork located at 150 Central Park Square, guest will see a sample of each artist’s work during the hours of the Tour, or come to the reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13 to meet the artists, plan your stops, and enjoy some live music.  

Tour

Daily Postcard: White Flower Blooms In Garden

on September 7, 2017 - 7:31am

Daily Postcard: A white flower blooms in a local garden in Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

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