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Game On – Medieval Style – at Mountain Pas and Highland Games

on November 2, 2012 - 8:25am

The ladies of Bryngolau: Althina of the North Storms, Belaset Tintura and Isauda Marchwyle. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon

By Bonnie J. Gordon

The Shire of Bryngolau (Shining Hill in Welsh) hosted a pas d’arms tournament and games event Oct. 19 at the Posse Lodge in Los Alamos.

The local group is currently an “Incipient Shire” while they demonstrate their ability to function as a full Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) branch.

The Shire of Bryngolau encompasses Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties and has more than 20 members.

SCA is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the

Local Students Win State Music Awards

on November 2, 2012 - 8:19am
Olivia Koo, 1st place winner in level I ages 8-9 piano performance, is a 3rd grade student at Barranca Mesa Elementary School. Her piano teacher is Aejin Chang. Courtesy photo
 
LAPS News:
 
Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico have a yearly competition before their State Conference.
 
The six districts each have an Honors competition. Los Alamos is in the Northeast I district.
 
A student enters according to their age and instrument (voice, piano strings.) They play one piece.
 
Winners then compete with Honors winners from the other districts.
 
This year the Conference
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Jan McDonald Plays for LAHS Marching Band Fundraising Dinner

on November 2, 2012 - 8:16am
Los Alamos High School Marching Band. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com

BAND BOOSTER News:

Nationally recognized trumpeter Jan McDonald will join Los Alamos High School Marching Band Boosters for a fundraiser Italian dinner Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Trinity on the Hill Church's Kelly Hall.

The fundraiser will benefit the LAHS Marching Band.

"Jan McDonald continues to support the Topper Band, which he directed for almost 30 years," event organizer Karen Mehlin said. "We are so excited that he will play for this event."

McDonald received his BA and MA degrees in music education and pursued

Dive-In Movie at the Aquatic Center Friday

on November 2, 2012 - 8:09am

AQUATIC CENTER News:

Tickets: $5

Location: Walkup Aquatic Center

Time: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. / Movie starts at 7 p.m.

Maximum: 125 Participants

It’s not too late to get your Dive-In Movie tickets at the Aquatic Center. Tickets include movie popcorn, treats, complementary Coca Cola drinks, swim admission and more.

It’s movie time at the pool! Join the Walkup Aquatic Center for a theater-like movie IN the pool.

We heat the water up, have a bunch of fun treats, put the float toys out, and have a blast with our favorite characters from Madagascar 3.

Fee includes treats, the movie,

Xi Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Hosts Saturday Craft Fair

on November 2, 2012 - 8:08am

XI NU News:

The Xi Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is holding its annual Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road.

Fifty vendors are participating in the event, which includes a raffle to win one of many items including a handmade quilt by a Xi Nu member.

 

 

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview: Nov. 2

on November 1, 2012 - 9:56pm

This week's preview is sponsored by www.fyila.com

The Los Alamos Daily Post will provide live election coverage Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Get out the Vote Event - U.S. Sen. Tom Udall and U.S. Senate Candidate Martin Heinrich 2-3 p.m. Friday, Nov 2 at Los Alamos Democratic Party Campaign Headquarters, 140 Central Park Square. Questions, call 661-9002

Varisty Football @ Sullivan Field 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 vs. Capital High School 

Dive-in Movie – Madagascar 3 7–8:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 @ Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center.  Enjoy a movie while floating in the main pool. Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.

Get Your Adrenaline Pumping With LALT’s The Woman in Black

on November 1, 2012 - 7:54pm

Rehearsal scenes from The Woman in Black, which opens Friday at the Los Alamos Little Theater. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

By Bonnie Gordon

‘Tis the season to be scary and the new play at Los Alamos Little Theater (LALT) will do the job nicely.

“The Woman in Black,” adapted from the book by Susan Hill by Stephen Mallatratt, premiered in 1987 and has been running steadily on the London stage since 1989.

Many people have seen the 2012 movie version starring Daniel Radcliffe.

The play opens in a small Victorian theatre.

Small Works in a Big Show

on November 1, 2012 - 3:46pm

Los Alamos artist Fran Stovall with her painting “Taos." Courtesy photo

Art News:

During the last 15 years, Fran Stoval has had six pastels accepted into the Pastel Society of New Mexico Pastel Society (PSNM) show earning her the title of signature member.

PSNM has held a national juried exhibitions annually since 1991. Over the years the show has come to be regarded as one of the best in the nation, attracting artists from states across the country, as well as Canada and Europe.

The 2009 PSNM introduced the Small Works exhibition.

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