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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

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.

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.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on January 17, 2019 - 3:25pm

PEEC: Backcountry Film Festival Jan. 24

on January 16, 2019 - 7:55am
 
PEEC News:
 
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) and the Reel Deal Theater are teaming up again this year to bring the popular Backcountry Film Festival back to Los Alamos.
 
This year, Century Bank has signed on as the headline sponsor for this festival. Produced by the Boise-based nonprofit Winter Wildlands Alliance, the touring Backcountry Film Festival will make its way to more than 100 locations around the world. The screening is 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Reel Deal, and will be the only one in New Mexico. Tickets are available now.
 
The Pajarito

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

​Four Shillings Short Returning To Teatro Paraguas

on January 14, 2019 - 6:50am

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

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.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on January 10, 2019 - 11:00am

Teatro Paraguas Presents Poetry Reading With Georgia Santa Maria And Merimée Moffitt Jan. 27

on January 10, 2019 - 9:28am
Poets Georgia Santa Maria and Merimée Moffitt. Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Teatro Paraguas presents a poetry reading with Georgia Santa Maria and Merimée Moffitt Sunday, Jan. 27, at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie. Infomation at teatroparaguas.org, or call 505.424.1601.
 
Two long time New Mexico residents, Santa Maria and Moffit read original poetry about their lives and experiences in the Land of Enchantment.
 
Santa Maria is working on The Miami, NM Hippie Mommy Cookbook, about her life on a ranch in Miami, N.M.

Mountain Mixers Square Dancing Classes Begin Sunday

on January 9, 2019 - 5:39pm

Mountain Mixers hosts square dancing lessons starting Sunday. Courtesy photo

By Tom and Marlene Kelley
Mountain Mixers

My wife and I have been square dancing for 40 years.

When people learn this they almost invariably say, “Oh yes I did that back in elementary school, or middle school.”  Well, square dancing has changed and evolved since then into what we now call modern square dancing.

The Mountain Mixers Square Dance Club is sponsoring a set of lessons at 2 p.m. beginning Sunday, Jan. 13, at the Pueblo Complex Gym on Diamond Drive in Los Alamos.  

The public is encouraged to come and

Super Bowl Party Time!

on January 8, 2019 - 2:53pm

Cinema Cindy Reviews ‘Green Book’

on January 8, 2019 - 2:07pm
By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos

“Green Book” is truly one of the best films of last year. Performances by Viggo Mortenson (who gained weight for this role) and (a very elegant) Mahershala Ali are clearly worthy of nominations for the Oscar.

In fact, both men were nominated for Golden Globes; Ali won for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. At the Golden Globes, the screenplay for Green Book took top honors, and the film itself was awarded Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. 

The movie is based on a true story.

Meow Wolf: People Should Be Paid For Work – Federal Workers Welcome Free Through Shutdown

on January 7, 2019 - 7:51am

Meow Wolf House Of Eternal Return exhibition at 1352 Rufina Circle Santa Fe. Courtesy/Meow Wolf

MEOW WOLF News:

SANTA FE Meow Wolf welcomes all federal employees to visit the award-winning House Of Eternal Return immersive narrative exhibition in Santa Fe for free through the duration of the United States government shutdown.

A photo ID or badge from any federal agency is all that is required for admission.

“Meow Wolf is founded on the principle that all hard-working people who make a positive difference should be rightly paid for their efforts,” CEO Vince Kadlubek said.

NHCC: Latin Grammy-Nominated Master Guitarist Manuel Barrueco Performs Saturday Feb. 2

on January 7, 2019 - 6:44am
Manuel Barrueco performs Feb. 2 in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE As part of the ongoing Pimentel Concert Series, master guitarist Manuel Barrueco will perform at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre.
 
Tickets are $35, $40, and $45, with a $2 discount for seniors, children 12 and younger, and NHCC members, and are available from the NHCC Box Office, (505).724.4771 or www.nhccnm.org. The event is presented in partnership with Pimentel Music.
 
Latin Grammy-nominated

Edith Boulevard Performs At Nature Center Jan. 13

on January 6, 2019 - 5:02am

Deb Bluestone, left, and Clara Byom are the Abuquerque duo Edith Boulevard performing Jan. 13 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy photo
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

When two classically trained musicians who play a variety of instruments and have fallen in love with every kind of folk music came together, the result was Edith Boulevard.

The eclectic folk/classical duo will perform on violin, viola, accordion, keyboard and clarinet at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium.

Los Alamos Outdoor Nuclear Shootout Jan. 11-13

on January 5, 2019 - 5:13am
 
SPORTS News:
 
While practicing at a stick-and-puck session at the GCCC last Christmas time, Lobo hockey coach Grant Harvey encountered some players from Dallas Baptist Univ. and the conversation turned to the Los Alamos hockey rink.
 
As the Texans listened and began to pay more attention, some things stood out: Outdoor Hockey! At 7,200 feet! Wow! We gotta do this!
 
What developed was the Outdoor Nuclear Shootout, which will happen Jan. 11, 12 and 13 between the Lobos, Northern Arizona U., Nebraska U. and Dallas Baptist U. Three days, seven games, great fun!
 
This is ACHA

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on January 4, 2019 - 8:58am

Serenata In Site: A Family Concert Jan. 18

on January 4, 2019 - 8:02am
Yi-heng Yang
 
SSF News:
 
The community is invited to the Serenata In Site family concert at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 with Yi-heng Yang, abstract and contemplative music for piano at SITE Santa Fe, 1606 Paseo De Peralta in Santa Fe.
 
Tickets are $10 at the door or purchase online. Tickets for members of SITE SF are $5.
 

Murder Mystery Looking For A Few Good Audiences

on January 3, 2019 - 9:14am

The cast of ‘Murder at the Lone Elm’ prepare for opening night. There will be a special New Year’s Eve performance. Photo by Larry Gibbons

In the Los Alamos Little Theatre’s production of ‘Murder at the Lone Elm,’ the audience gets to help nabb the murderer. Photo by Larry Gibbons

COMMUNITY News:

With a murderer on the loose and the body count rising, Dana Hunt has to throw out her police training and turn to a new source for leads — the audience.

Los Alamos Little Theatre’s January production, “Murder at the Lone Elm,” is an interactive murder mystery in which the audience gets to help

Kids Sledding In White Rock

on January 1, 2019 - 7:21pm

Kids take advantage of all the snow today to go sledding in the Pinon Trails neighborhood in White Rock. Photo by Katy Korkos

Kids sledding today in the Pinon Trails neighborhood in White Rock. Photo by Katy Korkos

Santa Fe Pro Musica: Jacobsen Brothers Jan. 27

on December 31, 2018 - 6:17am
Conductor Eric Jacobsen, left and violinist Colin Jacobsen. Courtesy photo

MUSIC News:

Santa Fe Pro Musica presents The Jacobsen Brothers 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.

The program opens with Jessie Montgomery’s Records of a Vanishing City, inspired by her multicultural experiences living in Brooklyn; followed Mozart’sViolin Concerto No. 5, “Turkish,” where the puckish composer juxtaposes the well-behaved violinist playing a courtly minuet with its alter ego playing fiddle in a Turkish bazaar.

Chevel Shepherd Performs At Governor’s Inauguration

on December 29, 2018 - 7:57am
Chevel Spehert, 16, of Farmington is winner of The Voice. Courtesy photo

STATE News:

 

Chevel Shepherd, 16, of Farmington will perform at the upcoming inauguration of Governor-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham. She is this season's winner of The Voice.

 

Shepherd will perform “God Bless America” at the Inaugural Ceremony Jan. 1 as well as various songs at the two Inaugural Balls.

 

“We are honored to have Chevel join us to mark this historic occasion after her incredible performance,” Lujan Grisham said.

January 2019 Edition Of Prism Now Online

on December 29, 2018 - 7:27am

Click on the image below to read the January issue of Prism.

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