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In And Around Town: Nov. 17

on November 16, 2017 - 11:30pm

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post’s community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas.

Send event announcements to Kirsten@ladailypost.com.​​​​​​​

​​FRIDAY, Nov. 17

Bingo

The Knights of Columbus host prize bingo starting at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on DP Road. A concession stand will sell frito pies and hot dogs. A 16-game packet costs $20. http://ladailypost.com/content/knights-columbus-prize-based-bingo-7pm-friday
 
[title of show]
Los Alamos Little Theatre's production of [title of show] begins at 7:30 p.m.

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.

Los Alamos Choirs Madrigal Feast Dec. 1-2

on November 13, 2017 - 9:00am

CHOIR News:

Looking for a night of music, entertainment, and a glorious meal? Come one, come all to the first ever Los Alamos Choirs’ Madrigal Feast, Dec. 1-2 as part of WinterFest.

This special concert event is a student-led scholarship fundraiser to help with travel and performance expenses for students with a need for assistance. Enjoy, as you travel back in time to the renaissance period and watch the royal court sing, entertain, and solve the mystery of Wes Hale.
 
Guests will be served a full three-course meal with dessert, catered by the Los Alamos Co-op and Los Alamos High

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

Big Fun With Four Chairs And A Keyboard: [title of show] Opens At LALT

on November 4, 2017 - 8:18am
From left, Susan (Holly Robinson), Heidi (Joy Reynolds), Jeff (Patrick MacDonald) and Hunter (Stuart Rupprecht) perform a musical number. Photo by Larry Gibbons
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The musical comedy [title of show], not a typo, (music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen, book by Hunter Bell) tells the story of its own creation as an entry in the New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2004 up to its Broadway opening in 2008.

Collaborators, writer Hunter (Stuart Rupprecht) and composer and lyricist Jeff (Patrick MacDonald), recruit two actress friends,

LASO Performs With Premier Cello Virtuoso Wendy Warner Saturday

on November 3, 2017 - 7:26am
Internationally reknowned cellest Wendy Warner performs Saturday with the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra at Crossroads Bible Church. Courtesy photo

MUSIC News:

Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra welcomes internationally known cellist Wendy Warner to the stage for its Fall Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at Crossroads Bible Church. The concert is free, donations accepted.

Warner is one of the world’s leading cellists, praised by Strings magazine for her “youthful, surging playing, natural stage presence and almost frightening technique.”

Warner soared to international attention in 1990,

2017 Annual Barbershop Harmony Show Nov. 10-11

on November 3, 2017 - 7:23am
2016 Southwestern District Quartet Champions, Southern Company, are special guests for the 2017 Annual Barbershop Harmony Show Nov 10-11 at United Church. Courtesy photo

MUSIC News:

The Los Alamos Lads of Enchantment and the Santa Fe Harmonizers will jointly present the 2017 Annual Barbershop Harmony Show in Los Alamos at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 and Saturday, Nov. 11 at the United Church of Los Alamos.

The first part of the show will feature the combined Los Alamos and Santa Fe choruses and quartets, the second part will feature the 2016 Southwestern District Quartet Champions, Southern

LAHS Choir's Pumpkins Still Available On 4th Street

on October 30, 2017 - 7:52am

Santa Fe Opera Releases Winter Concert Schedule

on October 25, 2017 - 11:32am

SFO News:

The Santa Fe Opera has announced its winter concert dates and locations:

Shoes for the Santo Niño Performances

  • Friday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. - Journal Theatre, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque
  • Saturday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. - Journal Theatre, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque
  • Friday, Dec. 8,  p.m. 7 p.m. - Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe
  • Saturday, Dec. 9, 2 p.m. - Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe

Holiday Concerts

  • Dec. 10, 7 p.m. Anderson Museum, Roswell
  • Dec. 12, 7 p.m. Old San Ysidro Church, Corrales
  • Dec. 13, 7 p.m.

Lensic: The 5 Browns Classical Piano Ensemble

on October 24, 2017 - 1:39pm
THE LENSIC News:
 
SANTA FE  The Lensic presents The 5 Browns in a concert of classical piano music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe.
 
These five Julliard-trained pianist siblings have but one mission: waking up classical music by introducing it to the wildest, largest, most excited audience they can find.
 
With complex five-piano arrangements (playing on a total of 440 keys!), the 5 Browns—Ryan, Melody, Gregory, Deondra, and Desirae—reveal a deep connection to the music while bringing fresh energy and character to

Buy A Pumpkin ... Help LAHS Choir Hit High Note!

on October 24, 2017 - 7:44am

Democratic Party Of Los Alamos Hosts Concert

on October 23, 2017 - 3:39pm

Satirist Roy Zimmerman will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Unitarian Church. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News: 

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos County is hosting a concert featuring Satirist Roy Zimmerman at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos at 1738 N. Sage St.

Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the door or online at http://www.losalamosdemocrats.org/2017_zimmerman

 

 

 
 

LAHS Choirs Pumpkin Patch Open Now!

on October 22, 2017 - 3:28pm

The Los Alamos High School Choirs Pumpkin Patch is open until 5:30 p.m. today on 4th Street and waiting to help the community find perfect pumpkins are, from left, Connor Ahrens, Heather Leffler and Kaitlyn Leffler. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The LAHS Choirs Pumpkin Patch is open until 5:30 p.m. today on 4th Street with plenty of pumpkins of all sizes available for purchase. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

New Mexico School For The Arts Dance Department Fall Dance Showcase Nov. 2-4

on October 21, 2017 - 9:10am
NMSA News:
 
SANTA FE  New Mexico School for the Arts’ Dance Department will offer a one hour performance Nov. 2-4 featuring the talented young dancers of NMSAat the James A. Little Theater.
 
The performance begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 2. There is a pre-performance reception at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3, featuring a performance by the NMSA Jazz Ensemble in the James A. Little Theater lobby before the 7 .m. performance. Performances also will be held at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.
 
This show will feature dancers of all levels in a variety of material ranging from classical ballet, jazz, and

Los Alamos Community Winds Open Season With Fall Concert Saturday

on October 19, 2017 - 3:57pm
The Los Alamos Community Winds performed Oct. 13 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo
 

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

bjgordon@ladailypost.com

The Los Alamos Community Winds will open the 2017-2018 Season with its Fall Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at White Rock Baptist Church (80 N.M. 4). All Community Winds concerts are free, with a suggested donation of $10.

“This concert includes a variety of music that allows individual solo moments,” Winds Artistic Director Ted Vives said.

The concert will celebrate the centenary of influential American composer Leonard Bernstein with a

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UNM-LA Hosts Tri-city Piano Competition Saturday

on October 19, 2017 - 10:47am
Dr. Tzufeng Liu
 
UNM-LA News:
 
The UNM-LA campus will host a significant New Mexico youth piano competition from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, when 28 contestants ranging in age from six-to sixteen years old will descend on the campus from Los Alamos, Santa Fe, and Las Vegas.
 
The Los Alamos public is cordially invited to the competition throughout the day. Additionally, at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon the Winners from the competition can all be heard in recital. As part of UNM-LA’s continuing public service mission, both events are FREE and open to the public.
 

Los Alamos Big Band Hosts Fall Dance Oct. 27

on October 19, 2017 - 6:17am
Los Alamos Big Band 2015. Courtesy photo
 
By JOYCE ANN GUZIK
Los Alamos Big Band
 
The Los Alamos Big Band is hosting a Fall Concert and Dance, 7-9 p.m. Friday Oct. 27 at Fuller Lodge. Admission is free; donations are welcome.
 
The Los Alamos Big Band is a 16-instrument 1940s Glenn Miller-style swing band that plays dance music for public events, weddings, conventions, fund raisers, and
more. The band will be playing favorites such as In The Mood; String of Pearl; Sing, Sing, Sing; New York, New York and even Clarinet Polka.
 
The band also features two well-known vocalists, Elisa

Sangre De Cristo Chorale Concert Sunday

on October 18, 2017 - 9:08am

Coro De Camara Fall Concert: Call Of Isles

on October 18, 2017 - 7:30am
Coro de Camara will perform its Fall Concert: Call Of Isles Nov. 3-5. Courtesy photo

CORO DE CAMARA News:

Pianist Natasha Stojanovska, Celtic fiddler Maria Jones, violinist Kathy Gursky, and Irish dancer and tin whistle player Bethany Filer join Coro de Cámara in a program of music from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales:

  • 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3
    • Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church
    • 3900 Trinity Dr. in Los Alamos
  • 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4
    • First Presbyterian Church
    •  208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe
  • 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5
    • Unitarian Church
    • 1738 N. Sage St. in Los Alamos

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for

Scenes From An Evening Of Arts And Culture

on October 15, 2017 - 8:25am

Los Alamos High School's Schola Cantorum performs during the Evening of Arts and Culture event Friday night at Fuller Lodge. The event spanned nine locations throughout the downtown area and featured 20 presentions from poetry and sculpture to jazz music and Broadway showtunes. An Evening of Arts and Cultures kicked off October as Arts and Culture Month and it orginated from the Arts Forum, a collection of local art entities spearheaded by the Los Alamos Arts Council. The forum is made up of  Los Alamos Community Winds, Fuller Lodge Art Center, the Los Alamos Little Theater, Hillstompers, Los

An Evening Of Arts & Culture Friday!

on October 12, 2017 - 3:44pm

LAHS Choir Pumpkin Patch Opening Soon

on October 9, 2017 - 9:37am

CHOIR News:

The Los Alamos High School Choir Pumpkin Patch is getting set to open again this year on 4th Street.

The Patch was set to open Sunday is at the mercy of the limited amount of truck drivers available, due to the hurricanes, and the pumpkins aren't arriving until today.

Depending on how late the truck rolls up to the site on 4th Street will determine whether the patch opens today or Tuesday.

Scenes From Halftime Festivities At Friday’s Game

on October 8, 2017 - 10:38am

A large moon creates a dramatic backdrop for the Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers Band as members perform during halftime at the football game Friday at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

A robotic cannon fires tee shirt to the crowd at the game Friday at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Junior NROTC presents the colors at the beginning of the game Friday at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Meet the LAHS 2017 Topper Cheerleading Squad. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Savanna Sweers is part of the youth cheerleaders at

Take A Musical Trip Down Memory Lane In ‘Reliving The 70s’ At Tool Shed In Dixon

on October 8, 2017 - 7:36am
The finale of 
‘Reliving The 70s’ during opening night Friday at the Tool Shed in Dixon. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Jazmine Torres and Bear Schacht perform in ‘Reliving The 70s’. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Review by BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Dixon Player’s “Reliving The 70s" is a great big variety show. And I mean big – there are 39 musical numbers (I’m not  kidding), a live band and more than 25 cast members. This is indeed a spectacle in the small Tool Shed Theatre. It was a full house on opening night Friday.

LAHS Graduate Gary Cooper Makes Broadway Debut!

on October 5, 2017 - 10:09am

Gary Cooper, Los Alamos High School Class of 2013, debuts on Broadway Friday in ‘Aladdin’ by Disney. Courtesy photo

 

By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post
 

Los Alamos High School Class of 2013 graduate Gary Cooper will make his Broadway debut Friday evening when he joins the cast of the musical “Aladdin” by Disney at the New Amsterdam Theatre on West 42nd Street in the heart of Times Square in New York City.

When Cooper told his mother, Fran at five years of age, “Mommy, one day I’m going to perform on Broadway,” she wondered to herself how he had ever heard of

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