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Big Fun With Four Chairs And A Keyboard: [title of show] Opens At LALT

on November 4, 2017 - 8:18am
From left, Susan (Holly Robinson), Heidi (Joy Reynolds), Jeff (Patrick MacDonald) and Hunter (Stuart Rupprecht) perform a musical number. Photo by Larry Gibbons
Los Alamos Daily Post

The musical comedy [title of show], not a typo, (music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen, book by Hunter Bell) tells the story of its own creation as an entry in the New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2004 up to its Broadway opening in 2008.

Collaborators, writer Hunter (Stuart Rupprecht) and composer and lyricist Jeff (Patrick MacDonald), recruit two actress friends,

LASO Performs With Premier Cello Virtuoso Wendy Warner Saturday

on November 3, 2017 - 7:26am
Internationally reknowned cellest Wendy Warner performs Saturday with the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra at Crossroads Bible Church. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra welcomes internationally known cellist Wendy Warner to the stage for its Fall Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at Crossroads Bible Church. The concert is free, donations accepted.

Warner is one of the world’s leading cellists, praised by Strings magazine for her “youthful, surging playing, natural stage presence and almost frightening technique.”

Warner soared to international attention in 1990,

2017 Annual Barbershop Harmony Show Nov. 10-11

on November 3, 2017 - 7:23am
2016 Southwestern District Quartet Champions, Southern Company, are special guests for the 2017 Annual Barbershop Harmony Show Nov 10-11 at United Church. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos Lads of Enchantment and the Santa Fe Harmonizers will jointly present the 2017 Annual Barbershop Harmony Show in Los Alamos at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 and Saturday, Nov. 11 at the United Church of Los Alamos.

The first part of the show will feature the combined Los Alamos and Santa Fe choruses and quartets, the second part will feature the 2016 Southwestern District Quartet Champions, Southern

Los Alamos Little Theatre Presents Quirky, Irreverent Musical Comedy

on November 2, 2017 - 8:27pm

From left, Heidi (Joy Reynolds), Hunter (Stuart Rupprecht), Susan (Holly Robinson) and Jeff (Patrick MacDonald) rehearse in [title of show]. Photo by Larry Gibbons

LALT News:

The musical comedy [title of show] (that’s not a misprint) premiered on Broadway in 2008 to positive reviews. The show chronicles its own creation as an entry in the New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2004 all the way through its Broadway opening in 2008. And now, it’s getting its premiere in the Land of Enchantment.

Hunter (a writer, played by Stuart Rupprecht) and Jeff (a composer and lyricist, played by Patrick

This Week At The Reel Deal

on November 2, 2017 - 5:06pm

Sirphey Acquires UnQuarked

on November 2, 2017 - 10:50am

Prashant Jain, the new owner of UnQuarked at 145 Central Park Square welcomes the community to experience his new establishment. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Prashant Jain relaxes in the front patio sitting area at UnQuarked with Cortni Nucklos, Sirphey's communications director. She oversees everything that goes out to the public, whether it be press releases, advertisements, customer inquiries, menus or other concerns. For Unquarked, she is developing new menus and managing the transition. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Mesa Library Free Film ‘Days Of Heaven’ Thursday

on November 1, 2017 - 6:30pm

Days of Heaven movie poster. Courtesy/LAC

Library News:

Days of Heaven, starring a young Richard Gere, Brooke Adams and Sam Shepard, is the latest offering in the Mesa Public Library Free Film Series, showing 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Upstairs Meeting Rooms.

This highly-acclaimed film was directed by Terrence Malick, who won the prize for Best Director at the Cannes film festival in 1979. The film won Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Costume Design, and was nominated for awards in Best Sound and Best Music, Original Score.

In his 1997 review of Days of Heaven, Roger Ebert

Pajarito Players Seeks Actors And Actresses

on November 1, 2017 - 9:22am


Pajarito Players is seeking actors and actresses for a staged reading to take place February 2018 in Los Alamos and White Rock.

The reading will be of the play Still in the Game by Los Alamos playwright Robert Benjamin. Parts of the play have been performed previously in productions by the Los Alamos Little Theatre. The full play was performed this summer at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe.

A staged reading involves no set and only minimal, if any movement; the actors have scripts at hand and interact with one another through gestures and expressions.

A staged reading is

Halloween Spirit At Los Alamos National Bank

on October 31, 2017 - 2:01pm

Trolls filled with Halloween spirit gather this afternoon at Los Alamos National Bank. Photo by Chris Clark/

Getting in the Halloween spirit, Liddie Martinez as Medusa and Ryan Tatro as Clark Kent. Photo by Chris Clark/

Angelina Payen and Gabby Espinoza as mermaids. Photo by Chris Clark/

Jason Waterbury, left, Missy Stark, Tiffany Hinojosa, Carrie DeBurgomaster and Patrick Browder dress up as Unicorns. Photo by Chris Clark/

Scenes From New Mexico Lantern Festival

on October 31, 2017 - 10:55am

Scene from Sunday's New Mexico Lantern Festival, which is lighting up Expo New Mexico at the State Fair Grounds with lighted sculptures, exciting performances and cultural experiences. The show runs nightly, 5:30-10 p.m., through Nov. 12. More information and tickets are available at Photo by John McHale/

Scene from the New Mexico Lantern Festival. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from the New Mexico Lantern Festival. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from the New Mexico Lantern Festival. Photo by John McHale/

PAC 8 TV Listings: Week Of Nov. 3

on October 30, 2017 - 12:12pm

PAC 8 News:

PAC 8 TV listings for the week of Nov. 3:

Friday, Nov. 3

  • 06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
  • 10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program
  • 11:00 AM County Council Meeting –Replay 10-24-17
  • 01:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 02:00 PM United in Christ
  • 03:00 PM Road to Recovery
  • 04:00 PM Uprising
  • 05:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 06:00 PM Chamber Business Breakfast – Tourism Strategic Plan
  • 07:00 PM Los Alamos History – James B. Conant
  • 08:00 PM Los Alamos High School Graduation
  • 10:00 PM Living Treasures Ceremony
  • 12:00 AM Free Speech TV

Saturday, Nov. 4

  • Free Speech TV
  • Sunday, November 5, 2017
  • 06:00 AM FSTV
  • 05:00 PM The Prophetic Word

Scenes From 2017 Trick-or-Treat On MainStreet

on October 28, 2017 - 11:12am

A complete mob scene Friday in downtown Los Alamos as thousands descend on the annual Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet event. Coordinated by Los Alamos MainStreet, local businesses participate, handing out candy and various items to children from throughout the area. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from this year’s Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet Friday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from this year’s Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet Friday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from this year’s Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet

Public Invited To Sculpture Unveiling Nov. 5

on October 28, 2017 - 9:40am
Valentino Tzigiwhaeno Rivera performing a hoop dance. Photo by Robert Mesa
Valentino Tzigiwhaeno Rivera jumping over his hoop world. Photo by George Rivera


MIAC News:
SANTA FE  The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture invites the public to a commemorative sculpture unveiling and celebration of life – honoring the late Valentino Tzigiwhaeno Rivera of Pojoaque Pueblo, 2008 - 2016.
The unveiling and celebration is 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov.

2017 NM Filmmakers Showcase Awards Nov. 14

on October 28, 2017 - 9:17am

NMFO News:
SANTA FE -- The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) has announced that the 2017 NM Filmmakers Showcase awards ceremony, a panel of 2016 winners and free screening, will be held in Albuquerque.
The NM Filmmakers Showcase is an annual event featuring a vast range of creative talent from New Mexico residents from around the State. 
The Saturday, Nov. 14 evening awards ceremony will announce the winners of each award category and will also include a panel discussion with the 2016 NM Filmmaker Showcase winners (6:30-8 p.m). On Sunday, Nov.

Lensic Presents: L.A. Dance Project Nov. 14

on October 28, 2017 - 7:46am
Courtesy photo
LPAC News:
SANTA FE  The Lensic presents L.A. Dance Project, Tuesday, Nov. 14, led by choreographer and dancer Benjamin Millepied (New York City Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, Black Swan).
L.A. Dance Project is making an impact on the dance world with its innovative approach to art and movement. Performing adventurous new works along with seminal works from influential choreographers, the company is creating “a defining artistic vision for our time,” says the Los Angeles Times. 
At The Lensic, L.A.

Stormtroopers Gather At Trick-or-Treat Mainstreet

on October 27, 2017 - 8:30pm

Los Alamos stormtrooper Reese Hill, 5, ran into a couple of fellow troopers late today at Trick or Treat Mainstreet.Courtesy photo

Santa Fe Opera Releases Winter Concert Schedule

on October 25, 2017 - 11:32am

SFO News:

The Santa Fe Opera has announced its winter concert dates and locations:

Shoes for the Santo Niño Performances

  • Friday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. - Journal Theatre, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque
  • Saturday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. - Journal Theatre, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque
  • Friday, Dec. 8,  p.m. 7 p.m. - Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe
  • Saturday, Dec. 9, 2 p.m. - Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, Santa Fe

Holiday Concerts

  • Dec. 10, 7 p.m. Anderson Museum, Roswell
  • Dec. 12, 7 p.m. Old San Ysidro Church, Corrales
  • Dec. 13, 7 p.m.

Flat Jack Spotted On Central Avenue Promoting Halloweekend In Downtown Los Alamos Oct. 27-28

on October 25, 2017 - 10:36am

Flat Jack promotes Halloweekend. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District News:

Flat Jack was spotted Tuesday on Central Avenue near CB FOX Kidz, in front of the Teen Center on 20th Street and in front of Fuller Lodge. The skeleton is created from chalk and painted on the local roads using sewer grates for his rib cage.

Los Alamos Creative District Curator Ryn Herrmann made the Flat Jack template to promote Halloweekend Friday Oct. 27 and Saturday Oct. 28 in downtown Los Alamos.

For the complete Halloweekend schedule, visit

Los Alamos

Enjoy Holiday Events At New Mexico Historic Sites

on October 25, 2017 - 5:31am
Farolitos illuminate San Jose de los Jemez Mission Church at Jemez Historic Site. Photo by Eric Maldonado
NMHS News:
SANTA FE  Explore history this holiday season where it happened at one of the New Mexico Historic Sites that are hosting several free events.
Enjoy Christmas at the Bosque 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 at the Fort Sumner Historic Site/Bosque Redondo Memorial. Listen to history unfold with December letters from the reservation. The evening includes supper and refreshments.
Take a stroll during Light Among the Ruins 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec.

Halloweekend Fun & Trick Or Treat On MainStreet Map

on October 24, 2017 - 4:07pm

Lensic: The 5 Browns Classical Piano Ensemble

on October 24, 2017 - 1:39pm
SANTA FE  The Lensic presents The 5 Browns in a concert of classical piano music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe.
These five Julliard-trained pianist siblings have but one mission: waking up classical music by introducing it to the wildest, largest, most excited audience they can find.
With complex five-piano arrangements (playing on a total of 440 keys!), the 5 Browns—Ryan, Melody, Gregory, Deondra, and Desirae—reveal a deep connection to the music while bringing fresh energy and character to

‘Zomb-mingos’ Spotted In Western Area

on October 23, 2017 - 4:14pm

‘Zomb-mingos’ on the prowl for Halloween spotted today at a Western Area home. Photo by Melissa Salmon

‘Zomb-mingos’ spotted today at a Western Area home. Photo by Melissa Salmon

Democratic Party Of Los Alamos Hosts Concert

on October 23, 2017 - 3:39pm

Satirist Roy Zimmerman will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Unitarian Church. Courtesy photo


The Democratic Party of Los Alamos County is hosting a concert featuring Satirist Roy Zimmerman at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos at 1738 N. Sage St.

Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the door or online at




White Rock Fallout Skate Slam Saturday

on October 23, 2017 - 8:45am

SFCC Halloween Festival Trick-Or-Treating Oct. 26

on October 23, 2017 - 4:47am
SFCC News:
SANTA FE  Santa Fe Community College‘s annual Halloween Festival is 3:30-6 p.m. Thursday Oct. 26, on campus at 6401 Richards Ave. in Santa Fe.
This safe and fun event includes free trick-or-treating, music, games and more.
The campus comes alive with trick-or-treating, spooky decorations, games, face painting and cakewalks – all in the Main Hallway and Campus Center. The SFCC Dental Program will provide free toothbrushes.
The afternoon’s activities are sponsored by SFCC’s Student Government AssociationStudent ClubsOffice of Student Development and Conference