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International Dancers Perform For Diversity Week

on January 20, 2019 - 11:54am

Scene from ‘Alice in Indian Wonderland’ performance. Photo by Elena Giorgi

Voices Of Los Alamos News:

As part of Diversity Week Jan. 20-27, community groups are hosting a series of celebrations of art and cultural events in Los Alamos.

International dancers will performance beginning at 5:30 p.m., Monday at the Unitarian Church, 1726 Sage Loop:

  • Neslihan and troupe will dance to Fakerni, a middle eastern song and Bollywood songs;
  • Alina Deshpande’s students from the Family Y Kathak class will present a dance in the East Indian style;
  • Neha Sadasivan and Sruthi Garimella of the Family Y

SFCC Faculty And Staff Exhibition Opening Jan. 22

on January 20, 2019 - 9:21am
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College’s Visual Arts Gallery presents an exhibition by faculty and staff members at Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave.
 
The exhibition opens 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22 and closes with a reception Wednesday, Feb. 20.
 
The SFCC School of Arts, Design, and Media Arts offers comprehensive coursework in fine arts design, media arts, dance, drama and performance. Associate degrees in Architecture, Fine Arts, Media Arts, Photography and Professional Crafts are offered.

Daily Postcard: Snowy Los Alamos Project Main Gate

on January 20, 2019 - 8:37am

Daily Postcard: Los Alamos Project Main Gate during the Jan. 13 snowstorm. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Diversity Through Music At Mesa Public Library Jan. 26

on January 19, 2019 - 10:23am

Musician Sagit Zilberman performs with a Swiss Hand Pan to a group of children. She will share her music Saturday, Jan. 26 with Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

LIBRARY News:

Israeli-born musician Sagit Zilberman presents her program “Songs of Peace” 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at Mesa Public Library as part of the Library’s celebration of Diversity Week. The program will be held in Mesa’s downstairs rotunda.

Zilberman received her bachelor of music degree in performance from the Berklee College of Music, where she played primarily saxophone.

Daily Postcard: Mesa Viewed From Main Hill Road

on January 19, 2019 - 6:59am

Daily Postcard: View of the mesa Friday from the Main Hill Road. Photo by Trisha Ancell

In And Around Town: Jan. 19

on January 18, 2019 - 6:39pm
 
In and Around Town:
 
The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas.

Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com.

SATURDAY Jan. 19
 
45th Annual Chama Chile Ski Classic
The Chama Valley Rotary Club presents the 45th Annual Chama Chile Ski Classic.

Scenes Of Snow Front Passing Through Los Alamos

on January 18, 2019 - 9:52am

Scene of the snow front that moved east through Los Alamos today as viewed around 8:45 a.m. from Western Area. The gray mass is not the Sangre de Cristos; it is the front itself, delineated from the blue sky above). Photo by Brint Perera

Scene of the snow front that moved east through Los Alamos today as viewed around 8:45 a.m. from Western Area. Photo by Brint Perera

Scene of the snow front that moved east through Los Alamos today as viewed around 8:45 a.m. from Western Area. Photo by Brint Perera

Daily Postcard: Golden Sunrise Fills Los Alamos Sky

on January 18, 2019 - 7:19am

Daily Postcard: A golden sunrise fills the sky Wednesday from Quemazon in Los Alamos. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Mule Deer Raid Bird Feeders In Los Alamos

on January 17, 2019 - 9:14am

Mule deer have been raiding bird feeders at a residence on Timber Ridge Road in Los Alamos during the recent snowstorms ... the small herd stops by for a snack every day and usually includes does, fawns and bucks. Photo by Annis Young I live on Timber Ridge Road in #2

This buck is part of the herd that has been raiding bird feeders lately at a Los Alamos residence on Timber Ridge Road. Photo by Annis Young

This buck heads toward a Los Alamos residence on Timber Ridge Road to snack on bird seed. Photo by Annis Young

Daily Postcard: Snow Melt Resembles Dali Painting

on January 17, 2019 - 7:30am

Daily Postcard: Snow melting off a glass-topped table Wednesday on the patio of a home in Los Alamos resembles a Salvador Dali painting. Photo by Pamela Prichard

Making Quilting Cool Again At Los Alamos Makers

on January 16, 2019 - 9:06am

LANL physicist Quinn Marksteiner tackling one of the most underrated pieces of engineering - the sewing machine. Courtesy/Los Alamos Makers

Quilts can make cool custom decorations, not just blankets. Courtesy/Los Alamos Makers

Los Alamos Makers News:

New quilting instructor Jill Ryan at Los Alamos Makers is teaching a free introductory class 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. Courtesy/Los Alamos Makers

At Los Alamos Makers, 3540 Orange St., it is always exciting to see the lines between art and science blur.

Daily Postcard: Morning Stroll Behind Fuller Lodge

on January 16, 2019 - 7:19am

Daily Postcard: Folks and dogs out for a stroll Saturday morning behind Fuller Lodge. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos National Laboratory Contributes $3 Billion Annually To New Mexico State Economy

on January 15, 2019 - 6:25am

The Laboratory’s NMSBA program helped optimize a new crate for shipping valuable artwork developed by Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Innovations, a for-profit business subsidiary of the world-renowned museum. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Economic development initiatives created or retained nearly 1,500 in-state jobs
  • More than half of goods and services came from New Mexico businesses 

Los Alamos National Laboratory’s average annual total impact on economic output across New Mexico from 2015 to 2017 was $3.1 billion, according to preliminary independent research from the University of New Mexico’s

Arts In Public Places Advisory Board Meets Thursday

on January 15, 2019 - 5:44am

LALT: Matinee For ‘Murder At The Lone Elm’ Sunday

on January 15, 2019 - 5:35am

Cast of ‘Murder At The Lone Elm’ perform at 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. Courtesy photo

LALT News:

The Los Alamos Little Theatre has added a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday of “Murder at the Lone Elm”.

LALT canceled its Jan. 13 planned matinee performance because of the weather and bad driving conditions. Persons who purchased tickets for the Jan. 13 show are welcome to use them at any of the remaining performances: 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Murder at the Lone Elm” is an interactive mystery in which the audience gets to question the suspects and try to identify the

Daily Postcard: Sangres From Anderson Overlook

on January 15, 2019 - 4:31am

Daily Postcard: Fresh snow falls on the Sangres as viewed from Anderson Overlook. Photo by Lori Dauelsberg

New Mexico & Arizona 2019 Book Awards Officially Opens For Entries Jan. 25

on January 14, 2019 - 6:52am
NMBC News:
 
The 13th Annual New Mexico & Arizona Book Awards will be open for entries starting Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.
 
The Awards celebrate the best books published, authored, or about New Mexico and Arizona. The winners of the 2019 Best Books in the NM & AZ Book Awards were New Mexico Historical Chronology by Don Bullis, published by Rio Grande Books and Paul Pletka: Imagined Wests by Amy Scott and published by University of Oklahoma Press.
 
Over 1,000 books were entered in 56 categories: children’s, Young adult, cooking, travel, romance, art, sci-fi, novels, covers, business,
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Three Community Museums To Continue Borderlands Of Southern Colorado Speaker Series

on January 14, 2019 - 6:47am
MUSEUM News:
 
PUEBLO, Colo. El Pueblo History Museum, Fort Garland Museum and Trinidad History Museum, three Community Museums of History Colorado, will host scholars, artists, writers, and activists from around the world for a Borderlands of Southern Colorado lecture series in the spring of 2019.
 
Each lecture will expand the understanding of the topics in the Borderlands of Southern Colorado exhibit that opened at El Pueblo History Museum in May 2018, and the exhibits opening at Trinidad History Museum in May 2019 and Fort Garland Museum in June 2019.
 
Topics for the series will

Award-Winning Irish Poet To Visit Albuquerque

on January 14, 2019 - 6:38am
Annemarie Ní Churreáin
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
As part of an international book tour, Irish poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin will visit New Mexico in February 2019 to deliver a series of readings from her much-acclaimed debut collection Bloodroot (Doire Press 2017) Sunday, Feb. 24, at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie. Information at teatroparaguas.org or call 505.424.1601.
 
Shortlisted for The Shine Strong Award for best first collection in Ireland and for the 2018 Julie Suk Award in the U.S.A, Bloodroot explores the theme of landscape in the context of the author’s own ancestry, looking

Daily Postcard: Flock Of Doves Hunker Down In Tree

on January 14, 2019 - 6:37am
Daily Postcard: A flock of white-winged doves hunker down in a tree Sunday at a residence on Barranca Mesa to wait out the storm. They also keep an eye on seed from a backyard bird feeder ... but when the Steller jays are eating, no one else dares try. Photo by Ken Hanson

Snow Cancels Edith Boulevard Concert Today

on January 13, 2019 - 1:05pm

Daily Postcard: Crystalline Snow Forms On Yucca Leaf

on January 13, 2019 - 6:37am

Daily Postcard: Crystalline snow forms on a yucca leaf Saturday near Aspen Elementary School in Los Alamos. Photo by Kathryn Willcutt

Chinese Acrobatics Troupe At The Lensic Jan. 22

on January 12, 2019 - 3:24pm
The Golden Dragon Acrobats perform Jan. 22 at The Lensic. Courtesy/Golden Dragon Acrobats
 
LPAC News:
 
SANTA FE — The Lensic presents the Golden Dragon Acrobats in a family-friendly show of grace, power, and beauty 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.
 
The Golden Dragon Acrobats delight audiences with their breathtaking skill and beauty, award-winning acrobatics, spectacular costumes, and unforgettable music.

Grabbing Some Flakes At Hockey Game Friday Night

on January 12, 2019 - 8:50am

Mikie Bane was seen grabbing some flakes Friday evening at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink while attending the Hockey game between the Lobos and a Dallas team. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Nancy Ann Hibbs Wins Quarterly Photo Contest

on January 12, 2019 - 7:56am
Los Alamos Arts Council Board President Shashi Charles, left, presents Daily Postcard winner Nancy Ann Hibbs her $100 prize Friday at the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

The winning photo. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Local photographer Nancy Ann Hibbs has done it again. She won the quarterly Daily Postcard contest for a second time.

She decided to take the $100 prize money and pay it forward. Hibbs donated the money to the Los Alamos Friends of Shelter and Companion Animals.

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