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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.  

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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

Thanks For Supporting Millicent Rogers Museum

on September 6, 2017 - 7:11am
MRM News:
 
At our recent Turquoise Gala, we were able to raise over $100,000 for the museum! Thanks to everyone who made our gala possible.
 
You can see some fun pictures from gala night here or read more about this event on our blog. Funds from the gala support a variety of needs at the museum, which range from simple building maintenance to new exhibition installations.
 
A portion of the funds raised at this year's gala support Corn: Sacred Giver of Life and Feast Days, A Cycle of Faith, two new exhibits that are now on view at the museum.

Scenes Of Full Moon From Overlook

on September 6, 2017 - 6:58am

Full moon over cactus Tuesday at Overlook in White Rock. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Full moon Tuesday at Overlook in White Rock. Photo by Kim Selvage

Full moon Tuesday at Overlook in White Rock. Photo by Kim Selvage

Distinguished New Mexico Authors Share ‘Our Times With Miss O’Keeffe’ In Santa Fe Sept. 22

on September 6, 2017 - 6:17am
Georgia O'Keeffe Writing Daily Letter to Alfred Stieglitz, Ghost Ranch House Patio, 1944. Gift of Maria Chabot. © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
 
NMHM News:
 
SANTA FE  In September, the New Mexico History Museum is hosting Our Times with Miss O’Keeffe (and Other Stories) with three distinguished writers who describe their memorable moments with New Mexico’s most recognized artist.
 
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and artist N. Scott Momaday, will recall afternoons with Georgia O’Keeffe and read other poems inspired by landscapes of the Southwest.

LALT Hosts Play Reading Sept. 12

on September 6, 2017 - 6:14am

LALT News: 

 

Los Alamos Little Theatre (LALT) is hosting a play reading of “Secondary Cause of Death” at 7 p.m., Sept. 12 in the theatre’s green room.

Inspector Pratt is back! The second in a trilogy by Peter Gordon, “Secondary Cause of Death” features bumbling police Inspector Pratt, a completely inept police sergeant who on occasion is temporarily elevated to Inspector. He is back at the country manor that was the scene of “Murdered to Death” from LALT’s  2024-2015 season.

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Daily Postcard: Robin Splashes In Birdbath

on September 6, 2017 - 5:15am

As the summer starts to fade, local birds become ever more frenzied in using the birdbath. Robins splash the most. The spray from this robin takes on the colors of a rainbow. Photo by Ken Hanson

Corrina Hughes Wins Los Alamos Daily Post Quarterly Photo Contest

on September 5, 2017 - 6:25pm

Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Patrick Neher presents Los Alamos Daily Postcard quarterly contest winner Corrina Hughes with a $100 check for her award winning photo depicting hollyhocks. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

The Los Alamos Daily Post 2017 second quarter award winning photo of hollyhocks by Corrina Hughes. Photo by Corrina Hughes

 

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com 

 

Corrina Hughes of Los Alamos has been behind the camera lens for 20 years.

Quorum Notice: Art Dedication And Ribbon Cutting

on September 5, 2017 - 6:31am

COUNTY News:

Members of the Arts in Public Places Advisory Board may attend the art dedication and ribbon cutting for "Carry the Light" by artist Doug Czor at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Los Alamos County Golf Course Community Building.

A quorom may be present but no action will be taken. 

The public is invited to attend this event.

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