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Scenes From 2018 Los Alamos Historical Society Gala

on September 18, 2018 - 10:19am
Executive Director Heather McClenahan welcomes guests to a magical evening Saturday at the 5th Annual Historical Society Gala celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Los Alamos History Museum, 75th Anniversary of Los Alamos National Laboratory and 100th Anniversary of Boy Scout Troop 22. Tables sparkled, and guests reminisced during the special event at historic Fuller Lodge that included live and silent auctions of treasures and one-of-a-kind experiences, live music by the Los Alamos Big Band and dinner catered by Pig and Fig Cafe. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from the

Katherine Seluja And Tina Carlson Read Poetry Oct. 21

on September 18, 2018 - 8:39am
Katherine DiBella Seluja
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Teatro Paraguas announces a book launch and poetry reading with Katherine DiBella Seluja, reading from her book Gather The Night, published by UNM Press (2018), at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. Teatro Paraguas is at 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe. Admission is free.
 
This debut collection reads like an elegy, not just for the author’s brother Lou, stricken with schizophrenia, but for all families affected by mental illness.
 
Tina Carlson
 
Through multiple personae and a variety of styles, Seluja offers a gritty authenticity and empathy

Opening Reception For ‘Sculpture Vessels’ Wednesday

on September 18, 2018 - 6:25am
 
ART News:
 
The opening reception for “Sculptural Vessels,” an exhibit of ceramics by Sharon Brush, is 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the UNM-LA Library.
 
Refreshments will be served.
 
Featured artist Sharon Brush is a new ceramics instructor here at UNM-LA. Her hand built works will be on display Sept. 19 through Nov. 1 in the Library.
 
Come to the opening and talk with the artist!

Daily Postcard: Dragonfly Emerges From Larva

on September 18, 2018 - 5:35am

Daily Postcard: A dragonfly is spotted recently emerging from larva in Los Alamos. There are three stages in the life-cycle of all dragonflies: the egg hatches into the larva, which moults up to 15 times before emerging as an adult. Unlike most other insects, there is no pupal stage and the transition from larva to adult is known as incomplete metamorphosis. Source: british-dragonflies.org.uk/content/biology-ecology. Photo by Claire Swinhoe

LA Piecemakers Quilt Guild Hosts Maggie Ball Sept. 25

on September 17, 2018 - 3:46pm

Maggie Ball

COMMUNITY News:

Quilt artist, traveling teacher and author Maggie Ball is coming to the Los Alamos Piecemakers to present a free lecture titled, “The Bears Come Out at Night” 7 p.m., Sept. 25 at the United Church of Los Alamos on Canyon Road.

The public is invited.

Ball has more than 20 years of teaching experience for all skill levels throughout the U.S. and overseas. She is author of Traditional Quilts With a Twist where she tweaked traditional patterns to make more than 20 new designs. Check out her website at dragonflyquilts.com. 

Her lecture is in Graves Hall, which is

Student Donates Celestial Tree Sculpture To Highlands

on September 17, 2018 - 3:30pm
Fine arts senior Mary Miller stands with her sculpture, Celestial Tree, that she donated to Highlands. Courtesy/Ali Romero/Media Arts
 
NMHU News:
 
LAS VEGAS, NM An 11-foot-tall steel tree sculpture depicting the total solar eclipse of 2018 is planted firmly in the earth in front of New Mexico Highlands’ Burris Hall, thanks to a donation from a fine arts student.
 
The university’s Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve fine arts senior Mary Miller’s Celestial Tree sculpture installation in front of the fine arts building.
 
“Trees are used as a symbol that connects us to

Fall For Bach Sept. 30

on September 17, 2018 - 12:55pm
SOSF News:
 
Keyboard music of J.S. Bach is scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday Sept. 30, at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. Santa Fe.
 
Kathleen McIntosh will perform on harpsichord and Ron McKean on organ and harpsichord.
 
Reserve your tickets here.

Daily Postcard: Morning Hike On Guaje Canyon Trail

on September 17, 2018 - 6:04am

Daily Postcard: The Guaje Canyon Trail Sunday morning during a hike. The trail is 11.2 miles long. It begins at Upper Guaje Road and ends at Camp May. Courtesy photo

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