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Review: ‘Rose’s Dilemma’ Blooms At LALT

on November 14, 2019 - 7:21am

From left, Rose (Suzy Kroesche) and Gavin (Michael Adkins) eat a tense breakfast, while Walsh (Thomas Graves) and Arlene (Megan Pimentel) look on. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

bjgordon@ladailypost.com

In ‘Rose’s Dilemma’, now being staged by Los Alamos Little Theatre, Rose Steiner (Suzy Kroesche), a literary lion who hasn’t written anything in years, faces a monetary shortfall.

Her dead lover, famous novelist Walsh McLaren (Thomas Graves) is haunting her.

Daily Postcard: View From Anderson Overlook

on November 14, 2019 - 6:51am

Daily Postcard: Early morning view recently from Anderson Overlook. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Serenata-Soirée Bohème Friday Dec. 6

on November 13, 2019 - 7:06am

Daily Postcard: Early Morning Sky In White Rock

on November 13, 2019 - 5:33am

Daily Postcard: A lone cloud floats above the horizon early this morning in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Students And Teachers Share Inspiration At Barranca

on November 12, 2019 - 5:23pm
Students and teachers gathered at Barranca Mesa Elementary School Saturday morning to apply and paint inspirational sayings around the school. Students from left, Lynnea Jones, Haven Rathburn and Anelia Inglis paint in the Skip sidewalk project. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 
Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus applies an inspirational saying to the mirror in the boy’s bathroom. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 
Painting the ‘Mirror Me’ sidewalk. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 
Barranca Mesa Elementary School Principal Gina Terrazas applying an inspirational saying to a

¡Iluminarte! 2019 Celebrates Light & Holidays Dec. 8

on November 12, 2019 - 7:03am
Scene from ¡Iluminarte! 2018. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE ¡Iluminarte! is a one-of-a-kind, winter holiday celebration inspired by luminarias and farolitos—a New Mexico tradition.
 
This event is 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, and includes a magical light and bike parade along the Paseo del Bosque Trail in Albuquerque and short performances by Story Riders a bilingual elementary school program focusing on bike safety and storytelling – with Circo Latino, AirDance New Mexico and Albuquerque Poet Laureate Michelle Otero.
 
¡Iluminarte!

Daily Postcard: Full Moon Silhouetted With Leaves

on November 12, 2019 - 6:33am
Daily Postcard: The full moon with fall leaves and branches in the silhouette Monday evening in White Rock. According to the Farmer's Almanac, this Full Moon is the Beaver Moon, also called the Frost or Frosty Moon, Snow Moon, Kartik Purnima, Moon of the Boun That Luang Festival and Il Poya. The full moon appears 'opposite' the Sun (in Earth based longitude) at 8:34 a.m. today. The moon will appear full for about three days centered on this time. The Maine Farmer's Almanac first published Indian names for the full Moons in the 1930's.

Daily Postcard: View From Walnut Street

on November 11, 2019 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: View looking northeast recently from Walnut Street. Photo by Anthony S. Clark

A Musical Piñata For Christmas Dec. 6-15

on November 10, 2019 - 7:16am

Scene from A Musical Piñata For Christmas. Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas

Teatro Paraguas News:

Teatro Paraguas presents the 7th annual A Musical Piñata For Christmas community celebration at 7 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Dec. 6-15 at 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.

La Compaňia Chuscales y Mina Fajardo are making a guest appearance, the Teatro Paraguas Orchestra is performing classic and contemporary carols and there will be dancing, seasonal poetry and skits for the holidays.

The Teatro Paraguas Adult, Teen and Kid Ensembles will perform an original short play, Regalito (The

Posts From The Road: Luckenbach, Texas Where Everybody’s Somebody...

on November 10, 2019 - 7:10am

Post Office: The post office, general store, and bar were all located in this building when Luckenbach was established in the 1800s. The post office was decommissioned in 1971 but the building retains the post office sign today. The general store and bar are still very active. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Hats and Hondo: A display of hats for sale in the general store  is centered around a painting of Hondo Crouch who purchased Luckenbach and lived there from 1970 until his death in 1976. Much of the folklore and vibe of the town can be attributed to Hondo Crouch.

Daily Postcard: Morning View From Anderson Overlook

on November 10, 2019 - 6:59am

Daily Postcard: Early morning view Tuesday from Anderson Overlook. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Fog Settles Over Barrancas Canyon

on November 9, 2019 - 5:56am

Daily Postcard: Barrancas Canyon and Rio Grande Valley in fog Friday at sunrise. Photo by Cornell Wright

PEEC: Nature Center Family Fun Tuesday Evening

on November 8, 2019 - 2:49pm

Head to the Los Alamos Nature Center Tuesday, Nov. 12 for PEEC’s monthly Family Star Party and Family Night. The evening will kick off at 5:30 p.m. Both programs are free thanks to PEEC’s sponsors New Mexico Bank & Trust and Kiwanis Club.

 

PEEC News:

 

Head to the Los Alamos Nature Center Tuesday, Nov. 12 for an evening of family fun.

 

The night will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with a Family Star Party in the planetarium and continue 6-7 p.m. with Family Night.

 

Both of these programs take place on the second Tuesday of every month and are free thanks to PEEC’s sponsors:

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November Prism Now Online

on November 8, 2019 - 2:35pm

Click the image below to read Prism online.

‘General Groves’ To Sing In Los Alamos

on November 8, 2019 - 7:27am
By ANN MCGLAUGHLIN
Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association
 
Did that headline give you a bit of a start? Notice the quotation marks? They should reassure you that something interesting (but not creepy) is going on. 
 
What’s going on is, in fact, a pretty big deal for Los Alamos. 
 
A star of New York’s Metropolitan Opera is scheduled to sing here Dec. 5 and he’s not just any star.
 
Bass-baritone Eric Owens created the role of General Leslie Groves in the world premiere of John Adams’ opera Doctor Atomic.

Celebrate Music Of New Mexico At Música del Corazón Concert & Musical Adventures Of John Donald Robb

on November 8, 2019 - 7:15am
Saliendo by Frank McCulloch on loan from Ellen Robb. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The National Hispanic Cultural Center is the setting for two unique evenings of diverse entertainment about the past and the future.
 
Be part of the celebration of ¡Música del Corazón! Nov. 13, and the celebration of Hispano folk songs with the film ¡COLORES! The Musical Adventures of John Donald Robb in New Mexico Nov. 14. 
 
On the wings of melody, rhythm and poetry, ¡Música del Corazón!

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Viewed From North Mesa

on November 8, 2019 - 6:49am

Daily Postcard: Wednesday morning sunrise viewed from North Mesa. Photo by Pippa Freyer

View of the Wednesday morning sunrise from North Mesa. Photo by Pippa Freyer

Teatro Paraguas Southside Children's Theatre Presents Puss In Boots Nov. 23-24

on November 7, 2019 - 4:24pm
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Local playwright, Rebecca Morgan, with the help of JoJo Sena de Tarnoff and Paola Martini, has put a Latinx twist on the favorite french fairy tale featuring a feisty feline who finds fortune for her forlorn friend, Alhertino.
 
Sound like a melodrama? Well, in a way it is – only with Kings and Princesses and Ogres and Cats!
 
This one hour tale features an all-adult professional cast in the major roles of Puss in Boots (JoJo Sena de Tarnoff), Alhertino, the Miller's Son (Miles Blitch), King Woebegone (Argos MacCallum), Princessa Rosa (Jeni Tincher), the

In And Around Town: Nov.15, 2019

on November 7, 2019 - 4:18pm
 
  
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
 
FRIDAY Nov. 15
 
LALT Presents Rose's Dilemma
The play continues 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 16, 22 and 23, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar in Los Alamos. Tickets are available at CB FOX, brownpapertickets.com and at the door.
 
Coro de Cámara Presents 'Stormy Weather'
The chamber singers of Coro de Cámara open their 30th season by delving deeper into jazz with

Los Alamos Author Fran Stoval Reveals Secret Dragons Of The Valle Caldera In New Book For Children

on November 7, 2019 - 7:46am
Author Fran Stoval with her model of Bow, the baby dragon from her book, The Secret Dragons. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Poet Annie Kuiper. left, and artist Fran Stoval clown around while showing off their joint project, Pastels and Poems 2020 Calendar during an interview Friday at the Los Alamos Daily Post world headquarters. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos artist Fran Stoval, known for her pastels and stained glass work, has branched out into a new field.

Daily Postcard: Sun Clears Horizon At Overlook

on November 7, 2019 - 6:24am

Daily Postcard: The sun begins to clear the horizon Tuesday at upper Anderson Overlook. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

NMHU: Students Present Jemez Historic Site Project At International Museum Conference

on November 6, 2019 - 3:00pm
Highlands media arts students designed a new resin floor and multimedia display at Jemez Historic Site visitors center. Courtesy/HU Media Arts
 
NMHU News:
 
LAS VEGAS, NM Students at New Mexico Highlands University will present their state-of-the-art multimedia work for the Jemez Historic Site Nov. 5-8 at the Museum Computer Network (MCN) international conference in San Diego.
 
The students redesigned the site’s visitor center to help people experience the site in new ways.
 
Being selected to present at the Museum Computer Network conference is competitive.

Scenes: Xi Nu Chapter Of Beta Sigma Phi Craft Fair

on November 6, 2019 - 10:41am
Xi Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held its 34th Annual Craft Fair Saturday. Jeweler Bettina Hehlen, right, was among the venders at the Fair. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A customer checks out yarn at one of the booths. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Skip King decided to put his wine cork collection to good use as holiday crafts of many kinds. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Customers examine quilts at the Fair. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Close Knit Yarn Celebrates First Anniversary

on November 6, 2019 - 9:57am
Close Knit Yarn Cooperative celebrates its first anniversary Saturday with treats and knitting. The business took over from Warm Hearts Yarn and is housed with Atomic City Quilts at 1246 Central Ave., next to the Los Alamos Daily Post world headquarters. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
In addition to yarn and knitting supplies, Close Knit sells creations by local artists such as these felted pumpkins by free-form crochet artist Samuel Buelow. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Trees Silhouette Tangerine Sunrise

on November 6, 2019 - 6:43am

Daily Postcard: Tangerine sunrise emerging this morning in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

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