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LAHS 2019 Homecoming Week Activities Sept. 16-21

on September 16, 2019 - 8:19am

Courtesy/LAHS

LAHS News:

This week Los Alamos will don green and gold to celebrate Homecoming 2019.

“It’s that time of the year when everyone is a Topper,” said Jonathan Lathrop, co-sponsor of the Los Alamos High School Student Council. “Our Student Leadership team has been very busy planning a lot of activities to celebrate this tradition.”

The week begins Monday, Sept. 16 with the Billy Bob Volleyball game. Senior boys play volleyball while members of the LAHS Volleyball team act as coaches and referees. The game begins at 6 p.m. in Griffith Gymnasium.

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Murder, She Danced! At Smith Auditorium Oct. 6

on September 16, 2019 - 7:57am
 

COMMUNITY News:

The community is invited to this year's production of Murder, She Danced! presented by Dances of India. 

The event is 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Duane Smith Auditorium in Los Alamos.

Admission is free, but donations are requested to benefit the Y in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Indian snacks from the local Indian grocery store will be available for purchase during intermission.

All proceeds will go to the Y in Chiang Mai, Thailand: http://www.ymcachiangmai.org/firstpage.html. Specifically their program for women: http://www.ymcachiangmai.org/main/en/Northern-Women-Development/.

Local Playwrights’ Work To Be Presented During Theatre Walk In Santa Fe Saturday

on September 12, 2019 - 3:55pm

The cast of ‘Red Licorice’ rehearse the play, which will be performed during Theatre Walk Saturday in Santa Fe. Photo by John Gustafson

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos will be well represented Saturday during the Theatre Walk Santa Fe 2019, an afternoon of live theater at the Rufina Arts District, Santa Fe.

Theatre Walk Santa Fe offers 11 venues and 22 companies presenting short plays.  For a $5 ticket, patrons can wander among the various venues to take in a variety of performances. Children younger than 12 are admitted free.

The play “Red Licorice”, written by local playwright, John

This Week At The Reel Deal

on September 12, 2019 - 3:52pm

LALT Presents ‘Tick, Tick...BOOM!’

on September 12, 2019 - 7:57am

The cast of ‘tick, tick ... BOOM!’ opening Friday at the Los Alamos County Performing Arts Center. Courtesy/LALT

LALT News:

The countdown is underway for “tick, tick… BOOM!” — the opening production in Los Alamos Little Theatre’s 2019-20 season.

The show runs Sept. 13-28 with performances at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Los Alamos County Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St.

Written by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning author of “Rent”, the small-cast musical “tick, tick…BOOM!” follows an aspiring composer trying

Family Star Party And Family Night At Los Alamos Nature Center Tuesday

on September 9, 2019 - 5:02pm

Visit the Los Alamos Nature Center Tuesday, Sept. 10 for an evening of family fun. The monthly Family Star Party, sponsored by New Mexico Bank & Trust starts at 5:30 p.m. and Family Night starts at 6 p.m. and is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Head to the Los Alamos Nature Center tomorrow evening for a night of family fun! The Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s monthly Family Star Party and Family Night programs will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 10. The star party starts at 5:30 p.m. and Family Night begins at 6 p.m.

Wood & Wire Performs For Sold Out Crowd Tonight

on September 7, 2019 - 9:06pm
Austin-based bluegrass band Wood & Wire is performing for a sold-out crowd tonight at Fuller Lodge. Wood & Wire is opening the fall concert series for Live in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from Wood & Wire performing for a sold-out crowd tonight at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from Wood & Wire performing for a sold-out crowd tonight at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from Wood & Wire performing for a sold-out crowd tonight at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

Boese Brothers Brewery Opens To Packed House!

on September 7, 2019 - 5:40pm

Boese Brothers Brewery opened at 5 p.m. today at 145 Central Ave., and is packed with people! The brewery will be open until 10 p.m. today, 5-10 p.m. Sunday and will operate during regular hours starting Monday. The new bar, which inhabits the space formerly occupied by UnQuarked Wine Bar, will serve the Boese Brothers beer, as well as cider from the New Mexico Hard Cider’s brewery. New Mexico wines will also be available. Additionally, Boese Brothers Brewery will offer a sandwich menu, which includes hot and cold sandwiches and paninis. Courtesy photo

Boese Brothers Brewery at 145 Central

¡Globalquerque! Film Festival At NHCC Sept. 12-26

on September 7, 2019 - 1:32pm

NHCC News:

ALBUQUERQUE – In September, the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Bank of America Free Thursday Film Series showcases the ¡Globalquerque! International Cinema Series, presented in partnership with ¡Globalquerque!.

Most films in the series are from countries whose artists are represented in this year’s festival.

Sept. 12, 7 p.m. - ¡Globalquerque! International Cinema Series: Rhymes for Young Ghouls (Canada)

Set on the Red Crow Mi’gMaq reservation in Quebec, Canada, during the mid-‘70s, Jeff Barnaby’s feature film debut takes place during a period in Canadian history when, by

In And Around Town: Sept. 17, 2019

on September 6, 2019 - 7:01am

 

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
 
TUESDAY Sept. 17
 
Lunch With A Leader
Los Alamos League of Women Voters Lunch with a Leader features County Engineer Eric Martinez as speaker at 11:45 a.m. at Mesa Public Library.
 
Ribbon Cutting for Visiting Nurse Service New Location
The Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the new location of Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service with a ribbon cutting noon to 2 p.m.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on September 6, 2019 - 6:58am

Topper Marching Band Entertains Football Crowd

on September 4, 2019 - 9:37am

The Los Alamos High School Marching Band directed by Zane Meek was in full attendance at Friday night's football game at Sullivan Field. The band's music added to the excitement of the game. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The 115 member Band directed by Zane Meek thrilled the audience with their competition show, Black Orpheus, which the band will fine tune while performing various versions throughout the season. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the Los Alamos High School Marching Band performing at the Friday night football game at Sullivan Field.

The Y Celebrates Diverse Cultures Sept. 18

on September 4, 2019 - 9:23am

Scene from a previous Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event set this year for 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Courtesy/YMCA

Scene from a previous Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event set this year for 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Courtesy/YMCA

Scene from a previous Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event set this year for 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Courtesy/YMCA

YMCA News:

Everyone is invited to enjoy free performances and samples of food from various cultures at The Española YMCA Teen Center’s Welcoming Week event 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.

Tea And Fashion Show Fundraiser Features Modeling By Community Leaders; Benefits Home Building Mission

on September 3, 2019 - 7:46am

The Jeff Favorite family enjoying tea at last year's Tea and Fashion Show. Photo by Jennifer Neil

A young house builder in Juarez helps the team build his home. Photo by Lynn Finnegan

TOTH News:

It’s time to dust off the hat and gloves and have some fun. Trinity on the Hill’s annual Tea and Fashion Show, coming up at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at 3900 Trinity Dr., promises to be a gala event.

In addition to sipping tea and enjoying a scrumptious menu of sweets and savories, attendees will be treated to a fashion show featuring local “celebrities”.

“Our fashion show, with all the

Upcoming Los Alamos Chamber Of Commerce Events

on September 2, 2019 - 8:25am

Upcoming Chamber Events:
  • Chamber Business Breakfast:  7.30-9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, a conversation with U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján @ UNM-LA, Building 2, Room 230. Only PRE-REGISTERED members will be allowed.
  • Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service, Inc. Ribbon Cutting: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 with ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. @ 109 Central Park Square
  • Coffee & Connections: 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, @ Fleur de Lys, 1460 Trinity Dr.

Chamber Member News

Vest Orthodontics Grand Reopening

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, all are welcome!! Bring a  friend, come out and tour the remodel.

Scenes From James Carothers Secret City Concert

on September 1, 2019 - 10:11am

Los Alamos National Laboratory technician-turned popular country artist James Carothers tips his hat to an enthusiastic crowd Friday night during the Secret City Summer Concert at Ashley Pond Pavilion. ‘It’s good to be home,’ he told the crowd. Carothers lived and worked in Los Alamos before returning to his native Tennessee to pursue a career in music. According to a press release, Carothers has earned a lot of accolades. Rolling Stone magazine listed him in its 10 New Country Artists You Need To KnowOctober 2018, and nominated by Ameripolitan as 2018 Outlaw Male. He also has opened for

September Issue Of Prism Is Now Online

on September 1, 2019 - 7:18am

Click the image below to read Prism.

Explore Laura Marsh’s Quest For Missing Monkey

on August 31, 2019 - 10:40am

Join Laura Marsh at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the Los Alamos Nature Center to hear about her Houseboat Amazon expedition seeking a particular species of saki monkey that had not been seen since the 1930s. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Hear about Dr. Laura Marsh’s four-month expedition into the flooded depths of the Amazon rainforest 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

Dr. Marsh and her team were seeking a particular species of saki monkey that had not been seen since the 1930s on their quest.

LALT Actors Rehearse ‘Red Licorice’

on August 31, 2019 - 7:45am

Linda Taylor, right, gives direction to the actors of ‘Red Licorice’ following a recent rehearsal. Actors Terry Beery, left, Cassandra Bowman and Eric Bjorklund will perform the play Sept. 14 as the Los Alamos Little Theatre entrant to Theatre Walk Santa Fe, an event where theatre patrons can access 11 different performance venues for a $5 ticket. Find more information at https://www.theatresantafe.org/walk. Photo by John Gustafson

LAAC Features Black Mesa Brass Quintet During Brown Bag Show At Fuller Lodge Noon Wednesday

on August 30, 2019 - 6:04pm
The Black Mesa Brass Quintet performs noon Wednesday at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo
 
LAAC News:
 
Los Alamos Arts Council will have the second performance in its noontime Brown Bag Series Wednesday at Fuller Lodge.
 
The performance will feature The Black Mesa Brass Quintet. The Black Mesa Brass Quintet was formed in 1990 and still has three of the original five members. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of classical, modern, pop and jazz tunes.
 
They play a variety of venues, including concerts, educational performances at schools, weddings and other special occasions.

Solomon: Marvelous End To Terrific Chamber Festival

on August 30, 2019 - 5:47pm
Review by ALICIA SOLOMON
Los Alamos

The final performance of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival for this summer played to an almost full house at the Lensic Monday, Aug. 16.

The Dover Quartet (Joel Link and Brian Lee, violins, Milena Pajaro-Van de Stadt, viola, and Camden Shaw, cello) was featured, splitting into two different duos for the first half, the three gentlemen looking elegantly comfortable in white sports jackets over open-collar black shirts and slacks, the lady a pale, flowing bouquet with ruffles at her sweetheart neckline.

The opening number was a delightful violin/viola

Pianists Wosner & Weiss Open LACA Season Sept. 8

on August 30, 2019 - 5:39pm
Pianists Shai Wosner, left, and Orio Weiss perform Sept. 8 at Smith Auditorium. Courtesy/LACA

LACA News:

Combine two of the world's greatest concert pianists and two incredible Steinway pianos (one on loan, with thanks, from the Steinway company) and you have an evening of unparalleled music.

Pianist Shai Wosner has attracted international recognition for his exceptional artistry, musical integrity, and creative insight.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on August 30, 2019 - 8:35am

Ringo Starr Rocks Santa Fe Opera

on August 29, 2019 - 8:18am

Ringo Starr, third from left, and his All Starr Band performed Sunday evening at the Santa Fe Opera to a sold-out crowd. The energetic former Beatle and his musicians from Santana, Toto, Journey and Average White Band rocked the enthusiastic crowd for over two-and-a-half hours. Selections included Yellow Submarine, Photograph, It Don't Come Easy, Oye Como Va, Black Magic Woman, Down Under, Hold the Line, I Wanna Be Your Man, Africa, Rosanna and With a Little Help from My Friends. Ringo turned 79 in July; this year marks the 30th anniversary of his All Starr Band tours. Photo by Linda Hull

Annual Ullrfest On Pajarito Mountain Sept. 21

on August 28, 2019 - 5:43pm

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