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Los Alamos Little Theatre Grand Re-Opening Sept. 14

on September 6, 2012 - 7:31am



The public is invited to join the Los Alamos County Council and County staff at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14 for the Grand Re-Opening of the Los Alamos Little Theatre, 1670 Nectar Dr. 

Refreshments will be served and community members will be able to view a brief showing of the Performing Art Center's latest play, "Dead Man's Cell Phone."


Several years ago, County staff was approached about replacing the roof due to leaks. The LALT roof and siding were constructed during the 1970’s.

Facilities staff performed some temporary repairs at that time.

Reception/Gallery Walk for Physiocartographies Sept. 15

on September 6, 2012 - 6:58am

Bill Gilbert: Physiocartographies @ Mesa Public Library Art Gallery through Sept. 27.

Started in 2003 in the field with the Land Arts of the American West mobile studio, the physiocartographies series combines the abstraction of cartographic maps with the physical act of walking the surface of the planet to create portraits of place.

Bill Gilbert follows prescribed paths across the landscape using a GPS unit to navigate and record points, a camera to shoot images and a  digital recorder to capture sounds.

The final works appear as reconstructed maps, videos and installations.

Join the


Special Poetry Gathering: Film Performance of Beowulf

on September 4, 2012 - 8:19am

J. R. Skelton's illustration in the children's book ''Stories of Beowulf'' (H. E. Marshall). Published in New York in 1908 by E. P. Dutton & Company


September is Arts and Culture Month in Los Alamos and Mesa Public Library is pleased to show a film performance of Beowulf, the heroic, epic poem dated from between 800-1100, in the original Anglo Saxon with modern English subtitles featuring Benjamin Bagby.

This special event is part of the regular library program, Poetry Gatherings, hosted by local poet and UNM LA teacher, Jane Lin, which meets the second Thursday


Jazz on Tap for Fest at Central Park Square

on September 4, 2012 - 8:05am

PAC 8 and Otowi Station Host Amy Goodman Oct. 11

on September 4, 2012 - 8:04am

PAC 8 News:


During this 2012 election season, Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan are on a national speaking tour to mark the 16th anniversary of the daily, independent, global TV/Radio news hour and to launch their new book, The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope.


PAC 8 will host Goodman and Moynihan in a fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at Fuller Lodge.


Cost of the event is $15, which includes lunch (sandwich supplied by the Los Alamos Co-Op.) Otowi Station Bookstore will host a book signing of The


'The Descendants' Screens Sept. 6 at Mesa Public Library

on September 4, 2012 - 8:02am

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Review by Kelly Dolejsi

"The Descendants," screening Thursday at Mesa Public Library, is the kind of film that smart people wish would win awards.

It's not sensationalistic or gratuitous. It's not one easy laugh after another, one car chase after another, one famous person after another saying dumb, obvious things with their multi-million-dollar voices.

And in fact, the film did win an Oscar for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, and was nominated for four others: Best Achievement in Directing (Alexander Payne), Best Achievement

Los Alamos Concert Association Begins New Season Sept. 23 with World-Class Violinist

on September 2, 2012 - 3:31pm

LACA News:

The Los Alamos Concert Association kicks off its 2012-2013 season at 4 p.m. Sunday Sept. 23 with a concert featuring Rachel Barton Pine. 

An extraordinary violinist, the Washington Post wrote, “An exciting, boundary-defying performer - Pine displays a power and confidence that puts her in the top echelon.” 

Barton Pine will be accompanied by pianist Matthew Hagle, who has been praised for the “rare clarity and sweetness” of his playing by Clavier Magazine.

In both art and life, violinist Rachel Barton Pine has an extraordinary ability to connect with people.

Golden Acrobats Perform Sept. 15 in Los Alamos

on September 1, 2012 - 8:46am

The Golden Acrobats perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 in Duane Smith Auditorium at Los Alamos High School. The event is a fundraiser for the 2013 Gordons' Summer Concert Series. The Los Alamos Daily Post is sponsoring the event. Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for children under 16. Tickets go on sale Sept. 5 at CB FOX, Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and the Del Norte Credit Union offices in Los Alamos, White Rock and Espanola. For more information, visit Courtesy/RG

'Mozart on the Rocks' Opera at Bandelier on Sept. 29

on August 31, 2012 - 9:08am


FREE TO ALL! The Los Alamos Opera Guild (LAOG) The Guilds of The Santa Fe Opera, Inc. and Bandelier National Monument will co-host OPERA AT BANDELIER.

The event will be held on National Public Lands Day, Saturday Sept. 29, at the Bandelier amphitheater. Visitors will be able to enjoy the fall colors at Bandelier while listening to music.

The performance will be "THE THREE SOPRANOS" singing Mozart; coordinated by local Opera singer Alicia Soloman with Jess Cullinan and Heather McCulloch.

Enjoy selections from the Magic Flute, Marriage of Figaro, and Cosi fan tutte