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Daily Postcard: Afternoon In Rendija Canyon

on March 3, 2018 - 6:29am

Daily Postcard: Caves spotted Friday afternoon in Rendija Canyon. Photo by Scott Rygh

Pinon Elementary Student Wins ACT Drawing Contest

on March 2, 2018 - 9:40am
Pinon Elementary School Student Josh Gratz, front row center, and his classmates show their appreciation to Atomic City Transit Tuesday morning. Gratz won the drawing contest Atomic City Transit held recently in recognition of its 10 year anniversary. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post
Pinon Elementary School Third Grader Josh Gratz’s artwork can be spotted around town.

Chamisa Elementary School Student Wins First Place In 2018 Youth Art Month Flag Design Contest

on March 2, 2018 - 8:53am

Chamisa Elementary School student Lia Rushton holds up her entry for the 2018 Youth Art Month flag design contest. Ruston won first place. Courtesy photo.


LAPS News:


Lia Rushton from Chamisa Elementary School placed  first in the elementary division of the 2018 Youth Art Month flag design contest.


The Council for Art Education (CFAE) administers Youth Art Month during March, which encourages support for quality school art programs. To promote Youth Art Month, the CFAE coordinates activities at the national level and the primary event is the State Flag Program.



Max Gomez Returns To Fuller Lodge March 10

on March 2, 2018 - 8:20am
Max Gomez. Courtesy photo


New Mexico’s own Max Gomez will return to play a concert in Los Alamos in what is becoming an annual event for the singer-songwriter from Taos.

Gomez has won many fans on the Hill and has drawn a full house each of the last three years he has played here.

This year’s show is Saturday, March 10 at Fuller Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m., Gomez takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. and beer and wine will be available from Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op. Light meals also will be available.

The concert is being produced by Live In Los Alamos, a concert production company

Daily Postcard: Full Moon Above Truchas Peak

on March 2, 2018 - 7:26am
Daily Postcard: A full moon rises Thursday night above Truchas Peak, which at 13,100' is the second highest peak in New Mexico behind Wheeler Peak at 13,159'. Truchas Peak is in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains 26 miles northeast of Santa Fe. Source: Photo by Marc Bailey

Fuller Lodge Workshop Series With Roberta Remy

on March 1, 2018 - 10:44am
This Spring, the Art Center has a long list of classes for students of all ages. Many of the instructors have become a household name within the art community. We’d like to introduce another fantastic artist and teacher, award-winning artist Roberta Remy, whose work can be found in corporate and private collections throughout the US, Brazil and Europe.
Remy, who will be teaching an upcoming pastel course designed for adults and teens, attended Parsons School of Design, School of Visual Arts and the Art Students League of New York.

Daily Postcard: Black Mesa

on March 1, 2018 - 6:14am

Daily Postcard: View of the Black Mesa from Deer Trap Trail. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Daily Postcard: Dramatic Cloud Formation

on February 28, 2018 - 6:03am

Daily Postcard: A dramatic cloud formation is spotted near sunset Tuesday over the Los Alamos County Golf Course. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Daily Postcard: View From Main Hill Road

on February 27, 2018 - 6:32am

Daily Postcard: View recently from the Main Hill Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

New Mexico Wildlife Center Hosts Drawing Classes

on February 26, 2018 - 1:48pm

The New Mexico Wildlife Center will host two drawing classes March 17 and March 24. Courtesy image


NMWC News:


The New Mexico Wildlife Center (NMWC) announces a new opportunity for bird lovers.


The center is offering drawing classes 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17 and 24 at its location at 19 Wheat St. in Espanola. The classes will feature several of the center’s ambassador raptors. The two three-hour sessions will be led by Deborah Donelson, MFA.

Yjastros 32 Tickets On Sale Now

on February 25, 2018 - 6:57am
Mystical and innovative, Yjastros 32 explores transformation and tradition in the art form of flamenco.
This breathtaking season features new works by Spanish flamenco master artists Jesús Carmona, Pedro Córdoba, Daniel Doña, and Adrián Santana. The expressive work of these incredible artists intertwine the roots of flamenco dance with modern interpretations to create a visually exquisite tapestry of stunning and powerful choreography.
The concert is 8 p.m. Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. For ticket information,

Los Alamos Arts Council March And April Events

on February 25, 2018 - 6:57am

LAAC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) announces its upcoming events. LAAC is a 501c3 non-profit corporation that for 50 years has supported creative arts activities in Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico.

For more information, visit or call 505.663.0477.

Brown Bag  Show
Los Alamos Arts Council presents a Brown Bag Performance featuring Kim Bakkum and Claire Detels, pianists from Taos, in a program of music by women composers: Clara Schumann (1819-1896), Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944), and Florence Price (1887-1953). The

Daily Postcard: Sunset Beyond Los Alamos Stables

on February 25, 2018 - 6:55am

Daily Postcard: The sun sets Friday evening beyond the Los Alamos stables. Photo by Trisha Ancell 

Friday sunset from the Los Alamos stables. Photo by Trisha Ancell 

BSMA: Lecture, Tour And Workshop On Comics And Science Saturday March 3

on February 24, 2018 - 4:49pm

Science Meets Comics At Bradbury Museum March 3

on February 24, 2018 - 6:02am
BSM News:
Comics expert Jeff Benham from 7000 B.C. leads a lecture at 10 a.m. on the history and use of science in comics.
Attendees can come just for the lecture, or make a whole day of it by adding in a tour of the Museum (led by Museum Director Linda Deck) and then take part in a workshop that helps them create their own science-based comic.

Registration is required for both the lecture and the lecture/tour/workshop combination:

Daily Postcard: Snow On The Valles Caldera

on February 24, 2018 - 5:48am

Snow Friday morning covers the Valles Caldera National Preserve.  Photo by Nina Thayer

March Brown Bag Performance Features Taos Pianists

on February 23, 2018 - 4:33pm
Claire Detels
LAAC News:
The Los Alamos Arts Council’s March Brown Bag Performance will feature pianists from Taos, Kim Bakkum and Claire Detels, playing music by Romantic era composers, Clara Schumann (1819-1896), Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944), and Florence Price (1887-1953).
Some of the music will be played “four-hands,” two players on one piano.
The concert will begin at noon Wednesday, March 7, in Fuller Lodge. The Brown Bag concerts are free to the public.
Bakkum and Detels are professional pianists who have each established an international performing career.

Bach Concert Series Comes To Los Alamos

on February 23, 2018 - 7:12am





Hear some of Bach’s greatest music during the Annual Bach Society Concerts.


New Mexico Performing Arts Society is hosting the concerts, which the New Mexico Bach Chorale and Players will perform.


The concerts are 7 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the United Church of Los Alamos. The shows continue at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at the Immaculate Heart Chapel in Santa Fe and at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Albuquerque.


Featured in the show will be Conductor and Artistic Director Franz Vote and

World-Renowned Artists Provide Incomparable Classical Music Moments At 2018 SFCM Festival July 15 - Aug. 20

on February 23, 2018 - 7:00am
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SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival presents another spectacular lineup in its 46th season, which runs July 15 through Aug. 20.
The Festival’s 40 concerts feature nearly 100 works — including five premieres — performed by the world’s finest classical musicians in beautiful and intimate venues in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Conductor and violinist Alan Gilbert returns to the Festival to serve as Artist-in-Residence for an unprecedented third time.
Spanning the 18th through the 21st centuries, the Festival’s 2018 repertoire includes

Daily Postcard: Young Buck Stretches Tall For A Meal

on February 23, 2018 - 6:57am

Daily Postcard: A young buck stands on its hind legs and stretches tall to snack on bird seed from a feeder in a back yard on 36th Street in the Denver Steels neighborhood. Photo by R D Little

Duane Smith Auditorium Delay Explained

on February 22, 2018 - 12:55pm

An electrical room at Duane Smith Auditorium Wednesday. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

View from the hallway near the bathrooms Wednesday at Duane Smith Auditorium. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

The lobby area at Duane Smith Auditorium on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Maire O'Neill/


Los Alamos Daily Post

Delays in the renovation project at Duane Smith Auditorium have caused the Los Alamos Light Opera production of  “Guys and Dolls” to move its performances to March 22-24 and change the location to Crossroads Bible

Daily Postcard: Deer Grazes On Walnut Street

on February 21, 2018 - 5:35am

Daily Postcard: Deer grazing Saturday near a residence on Walnut Street. Photo by Robert Beberniss

National Hispanic Cultural Center Premieres Documentary On Acclaimed Folklorist Nasario García

on February 20, 2018 - 6:15am
Acclaimed folklorist and author Nasario García will be at the premiere of the documentary ‘Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco’ Thursday in Albuquerque. Courtesy photo

NHCC News:

SANTA FE ― The documentary, Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco, a film about landscape and memory, will have its National Hispanic Cultural Center premiere at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Bank of America Theatre, 1701 4th St SW in Albuquerque.

The film is presented as part of the Bank of America Free Thursday Film Series.

Pianist To Perform First Santa Fe Concert March 11

on February 20, 2018 - 5:56am

Moldovan-American pianist Alexander Paley


A rare opportunity to hear Alexander Paley, the phenomenal Moldovan-American pianist, who will make his first appearance in Santa Fe at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe.

Paley defected from Russia to the United States in 1988 and later moved to Paris.

More than 20 years ago he founded two music festivals, in Richmond, Va., and Moulin d’Ande in France. His career is a busy mix of solo recitals, concerti and chamber music and he performs unusual four-hand piano works with his wife, Pei-wen Chen.

Hear Two Flying Fiddles Saturday At Planetarium

on February 20, 2018 - 5:56am
Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan are House of Hamill and perform Saturday night in the Planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Daily Post

Join two master fiddlers for a unique concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday Feb. 24 “under the stars” in the Planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road.

House of Hamill is an acoustic duo from Philadelphia, consisting of Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan, both accomplished fiddlers and violinists.