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Pacheco Canyon Burn Visible From Los Alamos

on May 6, 2019 - 8:28am

Driving down the Main Hill Road Sunday afternoon smoke is visible straight ahead from the 500-acre prescribed burn underway in Pacheco Canyon, approximately six miles east of Tesuque Pueblo and three miles west of Ski Santa Fe. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailpost.com

Scene from the 500-acre prescribed burn underway in Pacheco Canyon Sunday afternoon, approximately six miles east of Tesuque Pueblo and three miles west of Ski Santa Fe. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailpost.com

Scene from the 500-acre prescribed burn underway in Pacheco Canyon Sunday afternoon, approximately six miles east of

8x10 Six=A Great Evening Of Theatre

on May 4, 2019 - 7:19pm
A scene from ‘A Life’ by Gary Dontzig. The play introduces two characters played by Emily Pimental and Kevin Pelzel who meet on a playground as children and follows them through their teenage years, into adulthood and finally old age. Courtesy/LALT
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Little Theatre is presenting ‘8x10 Six’ through May 18, performed 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, May 12.  

All performances are at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St. in Los Alamos.

LAAC Hosts Spring Arts And Crafts Fair Saturday

on May 3, 2019 - 7:27am

Scene from 2018 arts and crafts fair. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

LAAC News:

Searching for the perfect gift for Mother’s Day? Or planning to be out to celebrate May the Fourth, and looking for something additional to do?

Join Los Alamos Arts Council in celebrating their 52nd Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Fair, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Fuller Lodge lawn.

Artists and vendors will be available providing some of the most beautiful art in Northern New Mexico. This event is free to the public.

Multiple forms of arts and crafts will be available, including fiber arts,

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on May 2, 2019 - 11:48am

LALT Showcases ‘8X10 Six Short Plays May 3-18

on May 2, 2019 - 10:54am

A scene from Patient’ by Caroline Evarts. Cassandra Bowman plays a patient who uses a wheelchair because the medications she is given make her unsteady. After a dispiriting session with her doctor a visitor attempts to lift her up again. Courtesy/LALT

A scene from ‘A Life’ by Gary Dontzig’s. The play introduces two characters played by Emily Pimental and Kevin Pelzel who meet on a playground as children and follows them through their teenage years, into adulthood and finally old age. Courtesy/LALT

LALT News:

“8x10 Six”, the final production in Los Alamos Little Theatre’s 75th anniversary

SF Harley-Davidson/KTM Cinco de Mayo Fiesta May 5

on April 29, 2019 - 9:06am
 
SFH News:
 
SANTA FE  Locally owned and operated business, Santa Fe Harley-Davidson & KTM is hosting a Cinco de Mayo fiesta at the shop.
 
Free to the public and fun for the whole family noon to 5 p.m., the first 200 through the door will be treated to a Nachos Bar.
 
At 1 p.m., the big wheel and bike games begin and at 2 p.m., los ninos can take a swing at our giant pinata. All makes, models, and abilities welcome. Take a test ride on the “Jump Start” ride simulator and feel the rumble of a real Harley, no license or helmet required.
 
Additionally, there will be a “Best Dip”

Rocker Peter Frampton To Receive Chairman's Award

on April 29, 2019 - 9:00am
Musician, singer and songwriter Peter Frampton. Courtesy/Music Biz
 
MUSIC News:
 
The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will honor Grammy Award-winning musician, singer and songwriter Peter Frampton with the Chairman's Award for Sustained Creative Achievement at the Music Biz 2019 Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner sponsored by BuzzAngle Music, City National Bank, Cracker Barrel, Jammber and TiVo.
 
The ceremony is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 as part of the Music Biz 2019 Conference at the JW Marriott in downtown Nashville.
 
"We could think of no artist more deserving of an award for

PEEC: Enjoy Music Under The Stars May 9

on April 27, 2019 - 8:14am
Join PEEC and the Los Alamos Big Band at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9 in the planetarium for a night of music under the stars. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Enjoy an evening of music under the stars in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium. The Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the Los Alamos Big Band are teaming up to present an exciting concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9.
 
The Los Alamos Big Band will play tunes like “Over the Rainbow,” “Fly Me to the Moon,” “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore” and more at this event.

Play Video Games At Nature Center April 30

on April 26, 2019 - 11:09am
PEEC News:
 
Join PEEC and Big Brothers, Big Sisters 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 for a night of video games in the planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center on Canyon Road.
 
Test your skills and challenge your friends by playing games on the big planetarium screen.
 
During Video Game Night, the nature center will have one gaming system set up on the big planetarium screen. Games also will be available to play on the smaller TVs around the sides of the room.
 
Participants can play Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, other Mario games and more this evening.

Mesa Library Screens ‘A Fish Called Wanda’ May 2

on April 26, 2019 - 7:29am
LIBRARY News:
 
A Fish Called Wanda (1988, rated R, 1 hr., 48 min.), a comedy and crime film directed by Charles Crichton and John Cleese, will be shown at Mesa Public Library at 6:30 May 2.
 
John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, and Michael Palin star in this tale of a jewelry heist. Four absurd and diverse characters plan to steal diamonds, and each of them tries to deceive and double cross the others as the plot proceeds.
 
A Fish Called Wanda was number one in box office earnings in 1988 and the top earner as a video release in 1989. The film was nominated for Academy Awards

Fourth Annual Rawhide Days In Tucumcari May 3-4

on April 26, 2019 - 5:57am
STATE News:
 
TUCUMCARI Known as the location for filming the television series “Rawhide,” as well as for its rich history in the Wild West, Tucumcari is the place to be to celebrate history, heritage and family fun this May.
 
Running May 3-4, the 4th Annual Rawhide Days will feature live music, chuck wagons, celebrity appearances by family members of “Rawhide” cast members, contests, and a rodeo competition, among a variety of festive events.
 
“Tucumcari has a unique history and we’re honored to be home to the filming of ‘Rawhide,’” said Tucumcari Mayor Ruth Ann Litchfield.

Los Alamos Daily Post May Prism Now Online

on April 25, 2019 - 5:15pm

Click on the cover to read the May Issue of Prism, the monthly arts magazine.

Correction: LA Community Winds Concert  'Flamenco Ole' will be at White Rock Baptist Church, 80 N.M. 4, Not at Crossroads Bible Church as reported in Prism.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on April 25, 2019 - 2:41pm

Lads Of Enchantment Opens Membership To Women

on April 24, 2019 - 10:21am
Lads of Enchantment and Santa Fe Harmonizers mixed barbershop harmony choruses present combined show at United Church of Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
 
LOE News:
 
The all-male International Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS) finally opened the possibility of membership to ALL persons of good character, regardless of gender.
 
The local accapella chorus, the Lads of Enchantment (LOE), voted unanimously to join the 5 percent of BHS chapters nationwide accepting women and supporting a mixed chorus.

Swing Soleil Performs At Karen Wray Gallery Thursday

on April 24, 2019 - 9:08am

Alan Kapulski performs with Patrick Longmire 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Karen Wray Gallery. Courtesy photo

Patrick Longmire performs with Alan Kapulski 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Karen Wray Gallery. Courtesy photo

KAREN WRAY GALLERY News:

Alan Kapulski and Patrick Longmire will perform 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at the Karen Wray Gallery during the opening reception of Marc Hudson’s ceramic art exhibition.

Kapulski and Longmire are members of Swing Soleil, an all-acoustic swing band based out of Santa Fe that has been performing in New Mexico since 2012.

Audiences love their enthusiastic

Santa Fe Opera Announces Annual Spring Tour

on April 21, 2019 - 7:42am

UnShakeable. Photo by Kate Russell

 

OPERA News:

 

SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Opera’s 25th Annual Spring Tour kicks off this month in a series of free public concerts and school performances across the region.

 

The locations of the performances include Los Alamos, Albuquerque, El Paso, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Socorro, Raton and Taos.

 

Former Santa Fe Opera Apprentices Adelaide Boedecker (soprano) and Calvin Griffin (baritone) perform UnShakeable, a one-act opera composed by conductor Joseph Illick with a libretto by Andrea Fellows Walters, the Opera’s director of community engagement.

Kirtland AFB Air And Space Fiesta May 18

on April 21, 2019 - 7:24am
 
KAFB News:
 
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM The Kirtland Air and Space Fiesta, May 18, featuring the Air Force Thunderbirds, will offer on-base parking and free shuttles from base parking to the event.
 
Shuttle bus service from the designated parking lots will run continuously 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to the Air Show entrance. Guests without a base (DoD/DOE) ID card must enter through the Eubank Gate. There will also be open parking spots south of the VA/Kirtland hospital near Bullhead Park.

Earth Day Festival At Los Alamos Nature Center April 27

on April 20, 2019 - 10:29am

Fun and entertainment for all ages will be available at PEEC’s Earth Day Festival 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 27 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

Scene from previous PEEC Earth Day Festival at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC’s) signature event, the annual Earth Day Festival, is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road.

The festivities include delicious food, the debut of the new Passport to the Pajarito Plateau, fun activities and exciting entertainment.

Rotary Members Participate In Holi Festival

on April 20, 2019 - 9:31am

Rotarians Laura Gonzales, Jessie Conrad and Jim Nesmith celebrate Holi Day, a communal celebration of colors, during Sunday festivities at Fuller Lodge. The event was sponsored by Sirphey owner Prashant Jain. Members of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos were on hand to tell participants about Rotary International's impressive success in eradicating polio worldwide with small exceptions in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria where war and distrust of Western medicine limit vaccination programs. Polio is a contagious virus that causes muscle wasting and paralysis. It is easily preventable. In the

Wildfire Day & Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

on April 19, 2019 - 10:40am
Sparky the Fie Dog greets visitors during Wildfire Day 2018. Courtesy photo

From left, Smokey Bear, Elroy the Elk, Sparky the Fire Dog and the Easter bunny are expected to be on hand at the annual Elk’s Easter Egg Hunt and Wildfire Day 2019 Saturday at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Central Avenue between Oppenheimer and 20th Street will be closed 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 20 in support of the combined efforts of the Fire Department, Los Alamos Elks Lodge and many more to present the community with a safe and fun event – the annual Elk’s Easter Egg Hunt

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on April 18, 2019 - 3:47pm

Scenes From Annual Holi Festival At Fuller Lodge

on April 17, 2019 - 8:36am

Sirphey hosted the annual Holi festival Sunday at Fuller Lodge with lots of color, music, food and drinks for all ages. Holi is the most colorful festival on earth, wherein communities come together for food, music, and of course, a color fight. And Unquarked hosted a beer garden with wines and brews from New Mexico breweries and wineries. At the event, Dance Arts Los Alamos instructor Neslihan Caren-Zeytun leads the crowd in dances. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Scene from the color fight during the Holi festival Sunday behind Fuller Lodge. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 

SFCC: Information Night/Talent Show April 25

on April 17, 2019 - 8:32am
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College will present a student talent show accompanied by information tables for prospective students to learn about SFCC programs and resources 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 25 in the main hallway and Campus Center on campus at 6401 Richards Ave.
 
Meet with representatives from many SFCC departments while current students show off their talents. Also learn about student support services, including financial aid.
 
Along with traditional fields of study, SFCC offers a wide range of classes including those in biofuels, game design, culinary arts,

SF Chamber Music Festival Presents 47th Season

on April 16, 2019 - 3:31pm
SFCMF News:
 
It’s a summer of several exciting firsts for the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, which presents its 47th season July 14–August 19, 2019.
 
From a brand-new series and highly anticipated artist debuts to premieres of Festival-commissioned works, this season’s 40-plus concerts are filled with can’t-miss musical moments that reflect the dynamic programming of the Festival’s Artistic Director, the composer and pianist Marc Neikrug.
 
Here are just a few highlights of the Festival’s 2019 season:
  • Violinist Ida Kavafian and pianist Peter Serkin perform—for the first time in

Serenata Concert: Red Tango May 5

on April 14, 2019 - 7:24am
SSF News:
 
The chamber music of Rachmaninov, Brey, Karmanov, Stravinsky, Schnittke and Piazzolla will be performed 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave, in Santa Fe.
 
Musicians include:
  • David Felberg and Ruxandra Marquardt, violins  
  • Dana Winograd, cello
  • Judith Gordon, piano
 
Reserve tickets here.
 

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