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LALT Receives Donation From Longer Estate

on November 19, 2018 - 4:21pm

John Longer from the melodrama 'Curse of an Aching Heart', January 2004. Courtesy/LALT

LALT News:

Los Alamos Little Theatre has announced it has received a generous donation from the estate of John Longer.

Longer was a longtime LALT member who passed away in 2006.

“John produced and appeared in many of our melodramas over the years,” LALT Board member Paul Lewis said. “He was also instrumental in a number of building improvements, including our bathroom renovations and light booth construction.”

Longer also helped build the sets for numerous shows, assisted with house management and

Daily Postcard: Vibrant Colors Spotted At Pond

on November 19, 2018 - 5:55am
Daily Postcard: Vibrant fall colors spotted just before the snowstorm last week dulled the foliage at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Ken Hanson

Scenes From LAAC 2018 Arts And Crafts Fair

on November 18, 2018 - 9:59am

Fabric artist Sara Griego owner of Kala, which creates plant dyed natural textiles, took part in the Los Alamos Arts Council's Northern New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday at Los Alamos Middle School. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Angelo McHorse, who along with his wife, Jacquelene, operate Bison Star Naturals. The business manufactures all natural soaps and lotions. The McHorses took part in the Los Alamos Arts Council fair for the first time Saturday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Carlos Lopez of Good Morning Goat Milk. The business is based out of Mora.

NNMC Student Arts Showcase Dec. 5-6

on November 18, 2018 - 9:47am
NNMC News:
ESPANOLA — Northern New Mexico College's Student Arts Showcase is 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Dec. 5-6, in the Nick Salazar Center for the Arts (CFA). 
The art show will feature student works in drawing, painting, pottery and photography, weaving, bultos and retablos, tinwork and spanish colonial furniture.
An opening reception with the artists is noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5. Refreshments will be served.
Film & Digital Media Arts students will present their final film projects 1-3 p.m., Dec. 5, in the CFA Theatre. There will be an art sale 11 a.m.

Scenes From 2018 Festival Of Trees Saturday

on November 18, 2018 - 8:40am

A scene from the 2018 Festival of Trees Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center benefits two local nonprofit organizations, the Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization (LARSO) and Champions of Youth Ambitions (C’YA). Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Ken and Minoosh Sherwood check out the Christmas trees. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Bryan Fearey checks out the Christmas trees up for auction during the Festival of Trees event Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Photo by Kirsten/

‘Granny’ Potter, left, and Janet Harris volunteer at the Festival of

Millicent Rogers Museum: Holiday Fiesta Dec. 1

on November 18, 2018 - 8:33am
Dancers at Holiday Fiesta. Courtesy photo
MRM News:
Holiday celebrations are 11 3 p.m., Dec. 1 at the Millicent Rogers Museum’s Holiday Fiesta.
This year’s event marks the 21st year the museum has hosted its Holiday Fiesta,and is line with the museum’s mission of sharing and celebrating the arts and cultures of the Southwest.
The museum was founded in 1956 in Taos and the majority of its collection of more than 7,000 objects is representative of the diverse Indigenous and Hispanic cultures of the Southwest with particular strengths in the traditional arts of northern New

Teatro Paraguas: A Musical Piñata For Christmas

on November 18, 2018 - 8:31am
A Musical Piñata for Christmas performs 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7-16, at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe. Courtesy photo
Teatro Paraguas presents the sixth annual A Musical Piñata for Christmas with a new and exciting line-up of acts to welcome in the winter holidays at 7 p.m., Fridays, and 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7-16, at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
Admission is $10 adults, $5 children under 16. Tickets:; reservations 404.424.1601 and information