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ETHEL & Robert Mirabal: The River Oct. 3

on September 26, 2017 - 5:56am
The string quartet ETHEL. Courtesy/Erin Patrice O’Brien

Robert Mirabal. Courtesy/CurryImages.com

 

LPAC News:
 
Daring string quartet ETHEL and Grammy-winning flute musician Robert Mirabal of Taos Pueblo join forces for a cross-cultural concert inspired by water and its essential role in life on earth.
 
The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 West San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Tickets are $25-$45 and available at Lensic.org, TicketsSantaFe.org, 505.988.1234, and the Tickets Santa Fe Box Office at The Lensic.
 
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Los Alamos Relay For Life Slated For Saturday

on September 26, 2017 - 5:55am
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Twelve teams have registered to participate in the 2017 Los Alamos Relay for Life, which kicks off with an opening ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ashley Pond Park.

The event raises money for the American Cancer Society and the community is invited to participate in a number of ways. In former years, Los Alamos Relay for Life teams have walked throughout the night, however, this year participants may begin to walk at 10 a.m. and can walk for whatever amount of time they wish between 10 a.m. and the 9 p.m. closing ceremony.

There

Meow Wolf Debuts Stunning New Installation

on September 25, 2017 - 11:30am
Art Collective caps astonishing summer with The Art Motel, presented by Zappos. Courtesy photo
 
MEOW WOLF News:
 
LAS VEGAS, Nev.  In April, Meow Wolf in Santa Fe won a coveted THEA Award from the Themed Entertainment Association in Anaheim, California for the collective’s first permanent installationHouse of Eternal Return.

Since then, the group has enjoyed a nearly incredible summer where it concluded the fastest regulation crowd fund in history, secured $1.1 million in Local Economic Development Act funding from the State of New Mexico and City of Santa Fe, began distributing grants

Scenes From Lucky Ducky Carnival At FSN

on September 24, 2017 - 7:29am
Saturday was the annual Luckey Ducky Day at Los Alamos Family Strengths Network on Orange Street. The fundraiser attracted hordes of kids and their grownups for a day of funfilled activities. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scenes from Lucky Ducky Day. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scenes from Lucky Ducky Day. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scenes from Lucky Ducky Day. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scenes from Lucky Ducky Day. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Scenes from Lucky Ducky Day. Photo by Bonnie J.

Fall Festivals Around New Mexico

on September 22, 2017 - 1:49pm
NMTD News:
 
SANTA FE  The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta may be the most well known, but fall is full of fairs and festivals all across New Mexico.
 
The New Mexico Tourism Department has created a roundup of some of the best fall events happening this season. From harvest fests to Oktoberfests, there is something for everyone in all four corners of the state.
 
Highlights from the New Mexico True Fall Festivals & Event calendar include:
 
Steampunk Spectacular in Madrid (Sept. 23): There will be live entertainment, workshops, a costume contest, and a live action role-play of a murder

This Week At The Reel Deal

on September 21, 2017 - 4:46pm

Celebrate And Support Metzger’s 70th Anniversary ... Drop By Los Alamos Store Saturday!

on September 20, 2017 - 12:39pm
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Join Metzger’s Hardware Saturday, Sept. 23, as we celebrate 70 years of serving Los Alamos!

Prize drawings every hour 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with moore than $2,700 in prizes to be given away. Grand Prize Drawing at 2:30 p.m. for a $799 Traeger pellet grill. Free Hot Dogs and brats 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and  birthday cake at 2 p.m. along with music by the LAHS Hilltopper Marching Band.

Check out an LAFD firetruck and meet the robots from the LAPD bomb squad!

Pick up a copy of our Fall Merchandise Catalog and sign up for one of two $500 Shopping Sprees to be given away Nov.

Countdown On For Ski Season At Pajarito Mountain!

on September 20, 2017 - 12:31pm
Pajarito fall colors starting to show. Photo by Marci Partin
 
Photo by Marci Partin
 
 
SKI PAJARITO News:
 
With fall in the air, now is the time to view the changing colors and enjoy a fun-filled weekend at Pajarito Mountain this Friday through Sunday!  
 
Pajarito is hosting its popular, annual festival, Ullr Fest Saturday, Sept. 23. New this year, there will be FREE mountain bike lessons, a meet and greet with Pajarito’s new mountain bike director Hogan Koesis, and a free guided hike as part of the annual event’s festivities. 
 
Ullr Fest celebrates the coming winter by featuring New Mexico

Sign Up Underway For Halloweekend Oct. 27-28

on September 20, 2017 - 11:53am

Oppie ad Groves show Halloween spirit in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Scene from Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

Get your costumes ready as Halloweekend returns Oct. 27-28 to haunt Los Alamos!

Friday, Oct. 27, Los Alamos MainStreet hosts Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet 4-6 p.m. in downtown Los Alamos. Main Street and Central Avenue, from 15th to 20th streets, are closed to auto traffic and become a safe pedestrian area where local businesses and organizations distribute candy to costumed families.

While businesses in the downtown area open

Ullr Fest Transportation To And From White Rock

on September 18, 2017 - 1:40pm

COUNTY News:

The DWI Planning Council is partnering with Atomic City Transit (ACT) to provide additional bus service this Saturday, Sept. 23 for Ullr Fest.

Shuttles run every 30 minutes between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from the Sullivan Field parking lot to the Ski Hill and back. The additional service is between the White Rock Visitor Center and Sullivan Field.

This service will be available by request for connections to/from the Ski Hill shuttle. Call ACT at 661.RIDE (7433) to request your ride!

Valles Caldera Hosts Fall Star Parties

on September 18, 2017 - 7:38am
NPS News:

JEMEZ SPRINGS — Valles Caldera National Preserve will be hosting two star parties this fall 7-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 and 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. 
 
To minimize light pollution, gates will close 1.5 hours after the event begins, so late arrivals risk not being able to participate.
 
These star parties will take place near the Valle Grande Entrance Station. Park staff and educators from the Pajarito Environmental Education Center will provide short talks, telescopes for viewing, and youth activities.

Historic Route 66 At Treasure House Books Oct 7

on September 18, 2017 - 7:27am
RGB News:
 
There will be a talk about and book signing for the new book – Historic Route 66: A New Mexican Crossroads. Essays on the Hispanic Heritage of Old Highway 66, by Joseph P. Sanchez and Angelica Sanchez Clark – 1-3 p.m. Saturday Oct. 7, at the Treasure House Books at 2012 South Plaza NW Albuquerque Old Town.
 
The history of Historic Route 66 is much more than a line on a map; it is about the heritage of a people who lived along it.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on September 15, 2017 - 5:03pm

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

FSN Annual Lucky Ducky Day Carnival Sept. 23

on September 13, 2017 - 12:47pm
FSN News:
 
Family Strengths Network is having its Annual Lucky Ducky Day Carnival event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at 3540 Orange St. and inviting the whole community to attend.
 
The day is filled with free events with the exception of the Rubber Ducky Races in which people purchase rubber ducks for $5 each and race them down the large grass front yard on rain gutter tracks (unlimited play) and can win chances at raffle prices each time their duck wins.
 
There also will be bounce houses, carnival games, a scavenger hunt, balloon animals, face painting, crafts and much more.

Fans Make A Fuss About Russ At His Final Concert

on September 9, 2017 - 6:53am
A huge crowd turned out Friday night to bid farewell to concert promoter Russ Gordon at his final concert and the final Summer Concert of the season. Gorden is retiring after 28 years of providing great music to Los Alamos every summer. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Daughter Annie Rose surprised her parents by flying in from Seattle for Friday's final concert. She gets a hug from her mom Deborah Gordon as her dad, Russ Gordon is at left. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Russ Gordon holds aloft the Los Alamos County Council proclamation declaring Sept.

Russ Gordon’s Final Summer Concert Tonight!

on September 8, 2017 - 8:13am

Metales M5, The Mexican Brass, performs Sept. 8 at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

 

SUMMER CONCERT News:

Metales M5, The Mexican Brass, perform at 7 p.m. today at Ashley Pond Park in the final Los Alamos County Summer Concert of the season and producer Russ Gordon's last show as he retires after 28 years!

The free concert is a joint presentation the Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series and the Los Alamos Concert Association.

“Russ Gordon, the summer concert impresario and I have been trying to figure out how to collaborate for several years,” LACA Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin

Atomic City Children's Theater: 2017-18 Season

on September 7, 2017 - 3:34pm
Courtesy photo
 
ACCT News:
 
Atomic City Children’s Theater (ACCT), Los Alamos Public Schools’ award winning after-school musical theater program announced tryouts and shows for the 2017-18 season.
 
2017-18 Season
 
Program directors Daren Savage and Annemarie Brown said: “We plan to combine our 5th & 6th grade and Middle School casts for the February show Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Jr.”
 
Auditions for James and the Giant Peach are tentatively scheduled for Nov. 18 with rehearsals beginning Nov. 28. Public performances of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Jr.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on September 7, 2017 - 11:23am

Los Alamos County Council Honors Russ Gordon

on September 6, 2017 - 6:13pm

Councilor Antonio Maggiore, center, presents a proclamation to Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series organizer Russ Gordon who accepted it together with his wife Deborah, son Abe and his girlfriend Tuesday night in Council Chambers. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY NEWS:

The Los Alamos County Council paid its respects to Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series Organizer Russ Gordon during its regular meeting Tuesday night in Council Chambers. After 28 years of providing concerts to the community, Gordon is retiring and Friday will be his final concert.

Councilor Antonio

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.

Col.

'Blood Road' Film Screens Thursday As Fundraiser For Local Veteran’s Therapy Program

on September 5, 2017 - 7:09am
Courtesy photo
 
REEL DEAL News:
 
Ultra-endurance athlete Rebecca Rusch lost her father in 1972 when his fighter plane was shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War. In 2007, U.S. Air Force Captain Stephen Rusch’s remains were identified, and his daughter’s plan was hatched to mountain bike the 1,200-mile Ho Chi Minh Trail to reach the crash site.

Joining Rebecca on the journey is Huyen Nguyen, one of the most decorated athletes in Vietnam’s history with several gold medals in cycling.

PEEC: Eclipse Photos And Phantoms At Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium Sept. 9-10

on September 4, 2017 - 10:03am

PEEC News:

Learn about the 2017 total solar eclipse and see the full-dome planetarium film Phantom of the Universe at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

Three local astronomers who watched the eclipse from within the path of totality, will share stories, photos, data and videos from the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 planetarium. Galen Gisler, Rick Wallace and Paul Arendt traveled north to see the recent solar eclipse and gathered photos, video, and data to help study the Sun's inner corona. They are eager to share their experiences and images with the community.

The

Cinema Cindy Reviews: All Saints

on September 4, 2017 - 7:35am
By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos

“All Saints” tells the true story of a small, dying congregation in Tennessee that grew by working with a refugee community to farm the church’s land.

John Corbett stars as the newly minted Reverend Michael Spurlock, sent to serve the people of a dying parish in Smyrna, Tenn., and to close it down. His wife Aimee and son Atticus have left everything, too, to go with him.

What they find is a small but hearty band of people unhappy about having their church sold out from under them.

Scenes From Las Fiestas de Santa Rosa In Dixon

on September 3, 2017 - 6:24am

Scene from the Las Fiestas de Santa Rosa recently in Dixon. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Scene from the Las Fiestas de Santa Rosa recently in Dixon. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Scene from the Las Fiestas de Santa Rosa recently in Dixon. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Scene from the Las Fiestas de Santa Rosa recently in Dixon. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Scene from the Las Fiestas de Santa Rosa recently in Dixon. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Scene from the Las Fiestas de Santa Rosa recently in Dixon. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Scene from the Las Fiestas de Santa Rosa recently in Dixon. Photo by Robert

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