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Daily Postcard: Peculiar Clouds Over Los Alamos

on May 23, 2018 - 6:15am

Daily Postcard: Peculiar clouds appear in the sky Monday above Los Alamos. Photo by Elena E. Giorgi

New Exhibits At Millicent Rogers Museum

on May 22, 2018 - 10:12am
From the On a National Scale: Mary B. Rogers and the New American Indian Art exhibit. Courtesy photo

From the Earthen Temples, The Life of Adobe Churches exhibit. Courtesy/MRM
From the Horse Cultures of the Southwest exhibit. Courtesy/MRM
MRM News:
New exhibits at the Millicent Rogers Museum:
On a National Scale: Mary B. Rogers and the New American Indian Art - This new exhibit tells the story of Mary B. Rogers, Millicent Roger's mother, and her advocacy for American Indian art. Shortly before Millicent Rogers' untimely death, Mary B.

Freed And McClenahan Discuss Dr. Atomic At Rotary

on May 22, 2018 - 9:12am

In anticipation of the Dr. Atomic opera being performed this summer at the Santa Fe Opera, Los Alamos Living Treasure Art Freed and Heather McClenahan, executive director of the Los Alamos Historical Society, recently told Rotarians about the June-September events commemorating the opera about J. Robert Oppenheimer. Freed has seen the opera 12 times, performed nationally and internationally by 11 different companies. Photo by Kurt Schoenberg

Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan discusses the June-September events commemorating Dr. Atomic, the opera about J.

WindSync To Perform In Los Alamos June 3

on May 22, 2018 - 8:34am

Windsync performs at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, in the Duane Smith Auditorium. Courtesy photo

LACA News:

A dynamic young wind quintet, Windsync, will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, in the Duane Smith Auditorium in Los Alamos. The event is the final offering in the Los Alamos Concert Association’s season.

WindSync won a gold medal in the 2016 Fishchoff National Chamber Music Competition, the largest competition of its kind in the world.

Daily Postcard: Mariposa Lilies In Bloom At Bandelier

on May 22, 2018 - 8:16am

Daily Postcard: An abundance of colorful wildflowers such as this mariposa lily inhabit the montane grasslands and meadows of Bandelier National Monument. Photo by Sally King/NPS

Closing Art Reception For Susan E. Roden’s ‘Many Hats Women Wear’ June 1

on May 21, 2018 - 10:51am

ART News:


Closing reception for “Many Hats Women Wear”, by Susan E. Roden is 5:30-8 p.m., Friday, June 1 at Patrician Design, 216 Gold Ave., SW in downtown ALbuquerque.

View the ladies with attitude, style and grace captured by Roden's pastels at the closing reception. The Artist will be in attendance.

This event is concurrent with First Friday Arts Crawl, Albuquerque's monthly art walk. There will be beer, wine and cider bar available by Red Door Brewing Company.

Patrician Design also represents Susan E.

Daily Postcard: White Irises On North Mesa

on May 21, 2018 - 6:27am

Daily Postcard: White Irises spotted blooming Saturday in North Mesa. Photo by Corrina Hughes

New Mexico Fiber Crawl Continues Today

on May 20, 2018 - 8:52am
As part of the second Annual New Mexico Fiber Crawl, Los Alamos fiber artists showed their crafts and sold their wares Saturday in the Pajarito Ballroom in Fuller Lodge. They will return 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today for a second day of viewing and shopping. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Ida Saleh tries out a Baby Wolf loom. Several looms were set up for visitors to try at the event. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Master quilter Katy Korkos shows off her work, which is for sale at the event. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
odi Vurney holds down the fort

Scenes From Los Alamos Arts Council's Kite Festival

on May 20, 2018 - 7:21am

Los Alamos Arts Council volunteer Justin Cayton gets a donation jar ready before the start of the Kite Festival Saturday at Overlook Park. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Cameryn Lucero puts the finishing touches on her kite during the Los Alamos Arts Council's Kite Festival Saturday at Overlook Park. The festival, which continues today, features a kite building workshop as well as flying demonstrations and kite and food vendors. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Alannah Lavy has fun decorating her kite. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Azariah Harless and his father

Vaudeville Returns To The Lensic June 15

on May 20, 2018 - 7:09am
SANTA FE Celebrate The Lensic’s early days as a vaudeville venue with an all-new variety show, “Vaudeville at The Lensic,” created by veteran comedy and television writer Ron Bloomberg, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 15, at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe.
Tickets: $25 adults; $18 students under 18. Available at, 505.988.1234, or the Lensic box office at 211 W. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe.
When the newly constructed Lensic Theater opened in 1931, it welcomed top vaudeville performers of the era—live on stage—from Judy

Daily Postcard: Wild Iris Blooming In Quemazon

on May 20, 2018 - 6:51am

Wild Iris spotted bloomimg Saturday in a garden in Quemazon. The Wild Iris is a perennial that grows up to 3 feet tall and has long, narrow leaves that wrap around the stem. Its flowers are large at about 4 inches across and blue to purple. Photo by Nina Thayer

The Science Of Art ... And The Art Of Science ... At Los Alamos Makers

on May 19, 2018 - 5:57am
Sue Bombardt teaching a glass fusion class to students from the PAC 8 after school program. Students visited Los Alamos Makers to work on a PSA video. Courtesy/Los Alamos Makers
A custom glass dish and a dichroic-glass pendant made by a participant during the previous beginners glass fusion class at Los Alamos Makers. Courtesy/Los Alamos Makers
By Los Alamos Makers

One doesn’t have to choose between Art and Science.

Emerging Media Month Draws Thousands To Santa Fe

on May 18, 2018 - 6:46am
NolanTredway Memory Garden. Courtesy/CURRENTS
EMA News:
SANTA FE You know Santa Fe for spectacular views and outdoor adventure, regional culture and cuisine, and extraordinary arts, but now a new kind of magic awaits you.
The oldest state capital in the United States will soon be overtaken by creators, makers, tech wizards, artists and everyone in between for the first-ever Emerging Media Month—and you’re invited to strap in and enjoy the ride.
“I'm delighted to see so many talented and visionary people coming together in Santa Fe for this unparalleled convergence of creativity

Scenes: ‘Spring Into Summer’ At Karen Wray Gallery

on May 18, 2018 - 6:28am
Gallery owner Karen Wray with artist James Messimar in front of his paintings at the opening reception Thursday evening of the group exhibition ‘Spring Into Summer’
featuring 34 artists at The Karen Wray Gallery, 1247 Central Ave. The exhibition runs through June 11. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Visiters check out the art at The Karen Wray Gallery. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Photographer TK Thompson and painter Janice Parker Muir chat at the exhibition. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

LAAC Announces Events For June

on May 18, 2018 - 6:22am

LAAC News:

Los Alamos Arts Council's upcoming events for June:


Brown Bag

LAAC’s Brown Bag Performance series will conclude for the season with the Albuquerque and Four Corners Pipes and Drums in a spectacular concert of European bagpipe and drum music, accompanied by traditional Highland dance. Program is free and starts at noon in Fuller Lodge.


LAAC Evening Concert

LAAC’s Evening Concerts series will present the Taos Opera Institute’s group, “Cantos,” in a concert of romantic opera works performed by professionally-trained young opera singers.

Daily Postcard: Yellow Irises At Ashley Pond Park

on May 18, 2018 - 6:13am
Daily Postcard: Yellow irises are blooming this week at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Ann Marie Thomas

In And Around Town: May 21

on May 17, 2018 - 10:04am
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​​​​​​​

MONDAY, May 21
LAGC Meeting
The Los Alamos Garden Club (LAGC) will host its May meeting at the Crossroads Bible Church.  Light refreshments will be serve at the 9:30 a.m. social.  The business meeting will begin at 10 a.m. followed by May's speaker, Brian Romero of Views, Inc. who will speak on "Water Features in Your Garden". Guest are welcome.

Karen Wray Gallery Reception ... 34 Artists Tonight!

on May 17, 2018 - 7:40am

Meow Wolf Launching New Brand Of Art, Merchandise And Entertainment

on May 17, 2018 - 7:24am
Mikey Rae Brings His Beloved, Weird And Fun Characters To Life in Mikey Rae’s Talent Show. Courtesy photo
SANTA FE Weird has always been a thing in New Mexico—part of The Land Of Enchantment’s mystical, artistic and wild, friendly mojo that for centuries has attracted seekers, makers and travelers from around the globe. Whether of the earth, like White Sands, or the stars, like Roswell aliens, New Mexico weird is strange and has staying power.
Meow Wolf is the latest in this deep tradition and now one of the most beloved Meow Wolf artists, Santa Fe native Mikey

Daily Postcard: Frey Trail At Bandelier

on May 17, 2018 - 7:03am

Daily Postcard: The Frey Trail switchbacks out of Frijoles Canyon and leads to Juniper Campground at Bandelier. Photo by Sally King

Daily Postcard: Sunset Casts Golden Glow Over LAHS

on May 16, 2018 - 7:35am

Daily Postcard: The setting sun casts a golden glow across the sky Monday evening above Los Alamos High School. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Tuesdays At The Pond Entertainment Series Kicks Off 7 p.m., May 22 At Ashley Pond Park

on May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm

Creative District News:

The Los Alamos Creative District is kicking off the Tuesdays at the Pond Entertainment Series with a Night of Jazz!

The Los Alamos Middle School Jazz 1 Band will take the stage at 7 p.m. followed at 8 p.m. by the Los Alamos Jazz Project Big Band.

The Jazz 1 Band is made up of 27 middle school students, who play under the direction of Ryan Finn, and have received superior ratings at the 2018 Albuquerque and Santa Cruz Jazz Festivals.

The 17-member Jazz Project Band takes the stage at 8 p.m. and is directed by Ryan Finn and Michael Burt.

Scenes From LAAC Coffee House Cafe

on May 15, 2018 - 6:31am

Attendees at the Los Alamos Arts Council's Coffee House High Tea and Concert help themselves to some treats before the performance begins Sunday at Fuller Lodge. he event featured local violinist Kay Newnam, who organized the event. Bliss owner Dave Tinkham provided the tea and decorations. Pig + Fig Cafe prepared some of the food as well as Santa Fe Chef Mac Innes and his sisters Cary and Marty. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

It was a full house at the Coffee House Cafe Sunday at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos High School student Aidin Danielson

Los Alamos Locations Featured In 2018 Fiber Crawl

on May 15, 2018 - 5:51am

Local fiber artist Stephanie Hagelberg picks some of her hand dyed yarns for this weekend's Los Alamos Fiber Artists Show in the Pajarito Ballroom at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Some of the yarns Stephanie Hagelberg will offer this weekend at the Los Alamos Fiber Artists Show. Photo by Maire O'Neill/


Two locations in Los Alamos will host fans of fiber arts Saturday and Sunday in conjunction with the 2nd Annual New Mexico Fiber Crawl.

The Los Alamos Fiber Artists Show is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to I p.m.

Daily Postcard: Spring View Around Pajarito Mountain

on May 15, 2018 - 5:37am

Daily Postcard: The landscape spotted Monday afternoon from the fence at the Los Alamos Nature Center (PEEC) is turning green around Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs