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Daily Postcard: Curious Deer Visits Local Backyard

on November 21, 2017 - 6:43am

Daily Postcard: A curious deer visits the backyard of a residence on Walnut Street. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Thanksgiving Art From Barranca Elementary Hallway

on November 20, 2017 - 4:12pm

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Artwork from the hallways of Barranca Mesa Elementary School.

Gifted Los Alamos Pianists Win State Piano Competition

on November 20, 2017 - 10:13am
Nicholas Mozyrsky, left, Julia Chen and Dr. Madeline J. Williamson. Courtesy photo
 
MUSIC News:
 
The Annual Piano Competition for the Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico (PMTNM) was held Saturday, Nov. 11, on the campus of the Albuquerque Academy.
 
Two of Los Alamos’ finest young pianists emerged victorious by winning the highest piano awards in the State: Julia Chen, age 13, was awarded First Prize in Level III (ages 12-13) for her stellar performance of Desperate Measures: 12 Variations on a Theme of Paganini by American composer Robert Muczynski (1929-2010) and Nicholas

Local Photographer Spots Bighorn Sheep Near Pilar

on November 20, 2017 - 5:31am

A large ram is spotted eating grass over the weekend near a roadside in Pilar. The bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) is a species of sheep native to North America named for its large horns. These horns can weigh up to 14 kg (30 lb), while the sheep themselves weigh up to 140 kg (300 lb). Recent genetic testing indicates three distinct subspecies of Ovis canadensis, one of which is endangered: O. c. sierrae.

Daily Postcard: Large Hawk Spotted Near Urban

on November 20, 2017 - 5:04am

Daily Postcard: A large hawk is spotted this weekend in a tall tree near Urban Park. Photo by Bob Westervelt

Chamisa Elementary School Celebrates America Recycles Day Recycle Art Show 2017

on November 19, 2017 - 7:24am

Fashionistas with emcee Joyce Haven at the Chamisa Recycle Art Show Nov. 15 at Chamisa Elementary School in White Rock. Photo by Renee Mitsunaga

Caroline Khan models a shopping bag dress. Photo by Renee Mitsunaga

Maison Griffin models an outfit using a recycled t-shirt and yarn. Photo by Renee Mitsunaga

CHAMISA News:

The Chamisa Recycle Art Show was held Nov. 15 in celebration of America Recycles Day. Students created artwork made from recycled materials to display around the school.

The evening began with everyone participating in make & take art projects using trash items.

Scenes From LAAC Holiday Arts And Crafts Fair

on November 19, 2017 - 6:00am

Judy Mohr, an artist from Albuquerque, participates in the Los Alamos Arts Council's annual holiday arts and crafts fair Saturday at Los Alamos Middle School. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 

Lisaida Archuleta sells her glass artwork during the Los Alamos Arts Council's arts and crafts fair Saturday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Robert Jump, a local artist, sells his pottery at the Los Alamos Arts Council's fair. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Susan Suazo draws an intricate design on a gourd during the Los Alamos Arts Council's fair.

Daily Postcard: Colorful Sunrise Spotted In White Rock

on November 19, 2017 - 5:45am

Daily Postcard: A colorful sunrise spotted Friday over White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Blue Bird Hangs Around Quemazon

on November 18, 2017 - 7:08am

Daily Postcard: A blue bird spotted this week hanging around Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

LAAC: Holiday Arts And Crafts Fair Saturday!

on November 17, 2017 - 4:15pm

Laurette Oneil will sell her jewelry during the annual holiday arts and crafts fair Saturday. Courtesy photo

Jewelry by Laurette Oneil. Courtesy photo

LAAC News: 

The Los Alamos Arts Council will host its 2017 Northern New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Los Alamos Middle School.

 

Nearly 100 artists from around New Mexico and some from out-of-state will present their art and handy work for the early holiday shopping enjoyment of the public.

 

Art work ranges in price from $5 to $1,000. Also at the fair will be live music (a flute ensemble and string

SFCC Hosts 28th Holiday Arts And Crafts Fair Dec. 9

on November 17, 2017 - 6:58am
SFCC News:
 
Santa Fe Community College will host the 28th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 in the college’s Main Hallway and Campus Center, 6401 Richards Ave. The event is free and there is plenty of free parking.
 
The popular community event features about 75 artists, who sell items ranging from fine art to regional handcrafted goods. The Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair gives students and local artists an opportunity to sell their work directly to the public.
 
Area residents enjoy the festive fair along with the opportunity to support regional

Daily Postcard: Buck Visits Quemazon

on November 17, 2017 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: A buck pays a morning visit to a home in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

British Phone Booth Adorns Community Tree

on November 16, 2017 - 9:26am

A British phone booth adorns the Community Tree at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Tickets to win the tree or items donated by each vendor will be raffled off at $1 per chance. Donations of ornaments from community members are still being requested. Call 505.695.9139 for information. The Festival is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The event is free with a donation of pre-packaged snacks, lunch items or drinks for school students. Courtesy photo

Musical Piñata For Christmas V Dec. 8

on November 16, 2017 - 7:11am
TP News:
 
Teatro Paraguas is delighted to invite you to their A Musical Piñata for Christmas V, opening Dec. 8 and running for two weekends. This festive bilingual evening of live music, carols, and comedy is the fifth annual holiday celebration at Teatro Paraguas.
 
TP’s musical director JoJo Sena de Tarnoff has formed a lively ensemble of musicians, dancers, and actors, ranging in age from 4 to 70. The evening will begin with an original one-act play entitled Santa Fe, 1944- A Christmas Story, based on the memories of Buddy Rosacker who grew up in Santa Fe in that era. Mr.

Daily Postcard: Half Moon Shines Through Clouds

on November 16, 2017 - 5:44am

Daily Postcard: Half the moon shines through the clouds Tuesday night over Los Alamos. Photo by Robert Beberniss

UNM-LA Presents Gift To Pat Soran

on November 15, 2017 - 7:25am

At the UNM-Los Alamos Advisory Board meeting Nov. 13, UNM-LA CEO Dr. Cindy Rooney presented Advisory Board member Pat Soran with a ceramic vase created by instructor Barb Yarnell in appreciation for the ceremonial mace, which Soran provided to the college for the May 2017 graduation. Soran created the mace, incorporating a unique UNM-LA symbol provided by instructor Skip Canfield. The mace, a traditional symbol of university scholarship and integrity, is used by higher education institutions for graduation and other special ceremonies. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

Arts In Public Places Advisory Board Meets Thursday

on November 15, 2017 - 5:35am
COUNTY News: 
 
Arts in Public Places Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The public is welcome to attend the meeting. 
 
Agenda: 
 
1. CALL TO ORDER-ROLL CALL
 
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
  • Approval of Minutes from Oct. 26, 2017
  • Review and approve APPB meeting calendar for 2018
 
4. CURRENT PROJECTS
  • WR Pottery Project - cost for educational plaque
  • Update on Selig

Daily Postcard: Poppies Still Blooming

on November 15, 2017 - 5:04am

Daily Postcard: When all else is fading away this Fall, the poppies are bright and beautiful. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

San Ildefonso Pueblo Potter Barbara Gonzales Speaks At UNM-LA Wednesday

on November 14, 2017 - 3:16pm

San Ildefonso Pueblo Potter Barbara Gonzales. Courtesy/Derek Gonzales

UNM-LA News:

The public is invited to hear San Ildefonso Pueblo Potter Barbara Gonzales speak at 10 a.m., Wednesday in the library at UNM-Los Alamos.

Gonzales, the great-granddaughter of Maria Martinez, is known for intricately carved red, black and polychrome bowls, inlaid coral and turquoise and her “good luck spider” motif.

She will talk about the historical aspects of her pottery, the ancestral lands on which Los Alamos is located and her life experiences. She also plans to demonstrate how she builds a pot.

Daily Postcard: Venus Over Jupiter Spotted At Sunrise

on November 14, 2017 - 6:50am
Daily Postcard: Venus is spotted over Jupiter at sunrise Nov. 12 above Los Alamos. Photo by Kathryn Willcutt

New Mexico Museum Of Art 100th Anniversary Events

on November 13, 2017 - 11:57am
View of Exterior Room from Internal Window. Courtesy/NM Department of Cultural Affairs
 
NMMA News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico’s artistic past, present and future converge during 2017 as the New Mexico Museum of Art celebrates its 100th birthday!
 
As part of this historic reopening, the Museum of Art also unveils three new exhibitions.
 
Nov. 25, 2017, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of that historic first day, as well as the century since, the Museum will host a free, all ages, day-long birthday event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Santa Fe Opera: Shoes For The Santo Niño Dec. 1-2

on November 12, 2017 - 6:24am
The Santa Fe Opera and National Hispanic Cultural Center celebrate the holiday season with the return of Shoes for the Santo Niño Dec. 1-2. Courtesy/SFO
 
SFO News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE ― The Santa Fe Opera and National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) are celebrating the holiday season with the return of Shoes for the Santo Niño, an opera for all ages that will take place in the Center's Albuquerque Journal Theatre at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2, with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday.
 
All tickets are $7, and are available from the Center's Box Office, at 505.724.4771, or at www.nhccnm.org

Daily Postcard: Colorful Sunrise In Quemazon

on November 12, 2017 - 5:56am

Daily Postcard: A lavendar and pink colored sunrise viewed Friday morning from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Daily Postcard: Elk Herd Spotted Near Bandelier

on November 11, 2017 - 7:03am

Daily Postcard: Elk spotted Thursday near Bandelier. Photo by Scot Rygh

Photo by Scot Rygh

Auditions Begin For 'Secondary Cause Of Death'

on November 10, 2017 - 6:44am

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