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In And Around Town: Nov. 16

on November 15, 2018 - 3:28pm

 In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas.

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FRIDAY, Nov. 16

Los Alamos Little Theatre
The Neil Simon farce “Rumors” performs at 7:30 pm at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar Street. Tickets are $15 general admission, $13 senior or student and are available at the door, at CB Fox in advance or at Brown Paper Tickets
Coro de Camara
Coro de Camara presents 'Music She Wrote,' a ​​concert celebrating women composers at 7 p.m.

Coro De Cámara And LAHS Choirs Celebrate Women Composers With ‘Music She Wrote’ Concert Nov. 16-18

on November 15, 2018 - 8:18am

Coro de Camara rehearses for upcoming performances. Photo by Jessica Benge Photography

Choir members rehearse for upcoming performances. Photo by Jessica Benge Photography

Coro de Cámara

Quick quiz: How many women composers can you name? If your answer is not many, you’re not alone. Although women have composed music since at least the time of the ancient Greeks, music written by women is seldom heard, even today.

The chamber singers of Coro de Cámara will give audiences a chance to experience some of this wonderful music in their upcoming program “Music She Wrote:

Teatro Paraguas Holiday Dream Flamenco Dec. 20-22

on November 9, 2018 - 6:52am
Mina Fajardo performs in Holiday Dream Flamenco Dec. 20-22 at Teatro Paraguas. Courtesy photo
The community is invited to attend Holiday Dream Flamenco, a flamenco and Middle Eastern dance spectacle at 7 p.m., Dec. 20-22 at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
Compañia Chuscales and Mina Fajardo returns to Teatro Paraguas with an original and exciting flamenco extravaganza based in part on choreographer, dancer and singer-songwriter Mina Fajardo’s newly released album Sueño. 
Joining Mina onstage are flamenco dancers Monze Diaz, Janira

Canadian Brass Gets Standing Ovation Sunday

on November 6, 2018 - 6:42am

Hosted by the Los Alamos Concert Association, The Canadian Brass performed Sunday afternoon to a full-house at Smith Auditorium, inspiring an enthusiastic standing ovation after exceptional performances of music by Bach, Mozart, Bernstein and Lennon and McCartney. Photo by Linda Hull

With the other four members of the quintet positioned around Smith Auditorium, Chuck Daellenbach, who has performed with the Canadian Brass since it was formed in 1970, good-naturedly stepped into the audience Sunday afternoon to play a Renaissance piece. Photo by Linda Hull

LAHS Marching Band Dazzles Crowd At Halftime

on November 5, 2018 - 1:52pm

Los Alamos High School Marching Band presents a specular halftime show at Friday night’s football game at Sullivan Field. The show called ‘Blood Moon’ was directed by Zane Meek and meant to evoke an ancient ritual. The change in color of the moons was about the mood of the music shifting from plaintive to primitive. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from the LAHS Marching Band halftime show Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from the LAHS Marching Band halftime show Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/


Serenata Of Santa Fe Presents ‘Inside Bach’ Nov. 18

on October 28, 2018 - 8:37am
Serenata of Santa Fe presents “Inside Bach” at 3 p.m., Sunday Nov. 18, celebrating the magnificent organ work of J. S. Bach – the German Organ Mass, Part 2, featuring organist, Ron McKean and the mighty Fisk organ at the First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave.
Tickets $40, $30 and $20 at or at the door (cash/check).
For information, call 505.989.7988.
(Ten Commandments)
Diess sind die heil’gen zehn Gebor’ cantus firmus in canon
Diess sind die heil’gen zehn Gebor’ fugue, manualiter
Wir glauben all’en

November Issue Of Prism Now Online

on October 26, 2018 - 11:39am

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

Trick-Or-Treat On MainStreet Kicks Off Halloweekend With Festivities 4-6 p.m. Friday

on October 25, 2018 - 11:34am


Los Alamos MainStreet News:


Halloweekend returns to haunt Los Alamos Oct. 26-27, with Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet kicking off festivities 4-6 p.m. Friday.


Main Street and Central Avenue from 15th to 20th streets will be closed to auto traffic and become a safe pedestrian area where local businesses and organizations distribute candy to costumed families.


While businesses in the downtown area open their doors to the public, this also is an opportunity for businesses and organizations not located in the downtown area to be involved.

LAMTA Annual Halloween Recital Fuller Lodge Oct. 27

on October 24, 2018 - 8:45am
Los Alamos Music Teachers Association welcomes the Public to its annual Halloween Recital 5-6 p.m., Oct. 27 at Fuller Lodge.
This Masquerade is one of the most popular events in town!
Forty students will perform for an audience of over 100 and each performer will receive a bag of treats. People come from as far away as Albuquerque. It is a delightful experience!
Students and teachers are listed here:
Students: Emmitt Tibbits, Kathleen Brodnax, Isabella Aguilera, Ben Hu, Aniuta Dziuba, Allyssa Miller, Audrey Miller, Gala Nelson, Aaron Philip, Malakai Philip,

Roy Zimmerman Rize Up Concert 7 p.m. Thursday

on October 22, 2018 - 5:50pm

LAMTA Masquerade Recital At Fuller Lodge Oct. 27

on October 22, 2018 - 7:12am


The 13th Annual Los Alamos Music Teacher Association (LAMTA) Masquerade Recital is 5-6 p.m., Oct. 27 at Fuller Lodge. Organized by the Los Alamos Music Teachers Association, people come from as far away as Colorado and Albuquerque ... it is one of the most popular events.

LAMTA Annual Masquerade Recital listing teachers and students:
Teacher:   Regina Doorn
Student:   Emmitt Tibbits
Teacher:   Juanita Madland
Student:   Kathleen Brodnax
Teacher:   Ellen Scudder
Students:  Isabella Aguilera, Ben Hu
Teacher:   Janna Warren
Students:  Aniuta Dziuba, Alyssa Miller, Audrey Miller, Gala

Roy Zimmerman Concert Thursday Oct. 25

on October 19, 2018 - 6:46pm



DPLA News:


The community is invited to attend a Roy Zimmerman Concert sponsored by the Democratic Party of Los Alamos County at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos at 1738 North Sage St.


Over more than 20 years on stages, screens and airwaves across America, Roy Zimmerman has brought the sting of satire to the struggle for Peace and Justice. His songs have been heard on HBO and Showtime. He has recorded for Warner/Reprise Records. His YouTube videos have garnered over seven million views, and he’s a featured blogger for the Huffington Post.

Sangre De Cristo Chorale Concert Saturday, Sunday

on October 18, 2018 - 2:33pm
The Sangre de Cristo Chorale will present its fall concert, How Can I Keep from Singing? Performances are 4 p.m. Saturday in St. John’s United Methodist Church in Santa Fe and 4 p.m. Sunday at the United Church of Los Alamos.

Composers are often inspired to honor and elevate folk songs and other “music of the people” into fancy art music. Included in Sangre de Cristo Chorale’s October concerts will be works by Bela Bartòk, Johannes Brahms, Aaron Copland, Alice Parker, Gwyneth Walker, Mack Wilberg, and others.
Three of the pieces give a nod to veterans, inspired

Scenes From An Evening Of Arts & Culture

on October 14, 2018 - 6:36am
Jeff Favorite leads the Hill Stompers Friday night at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op during the 2018 Evening of Arts & Cuture. The event ran 5-9 p.m. within the Creative District of Los Alamos and included nine venues and about 23 presentations occuring simultaneously. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Dancing to the Hill Stompers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Rob Dunham of the Hill Stompers blows his horn. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Eric Bjorklund and Pat Beck of the Pajarito Players on stage at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Bonnie J.

More Scenes From An Evening Of Arts & Culture

on October 14, 2018 - 5:02am

Young musicians in the Los Alamos Jazz Project, lead by instructor Michael Burt, Jr., perform Friday night at the Teen Center. The Jazz Project performance was part of the Evening of Arts & Culture. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

A crowd listens to music by the Los Alamos Jazz Project. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Bach2Rock String Quartet entertains the crowd Friday night at projectY with everything from the classics to movie soundtracks. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Members of the Los Alamos Light Opera’s cast for ‘Guys and Dolls’ entertains the crowd

Community Winds Tours The Americas Tonight

on October 13, 2018 - 5:12pm
The Los Alamos Community Winds present Travelogue of the Americas 7 p.m. tonight at Crossroads Bible Church, 98 East Road in Los Alamos. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Hear Martinu, Tower, Puts, Tailleferre & Stauss Oct. 21

on October 11, 2018 - 6:12am
SSF News:
Hear the music of Martinu, Tower, Puts, Tailleferre & Stauss 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at First Presbyterian Church at 208 Grant St., in Santa Fe.
  • Ruxandra Marquardt, violin;
  • Alice Norris, viola;
  • Sally Guenther, cello;
  • Pamela Epple, oboe;
  • Gail Springer, soprano; and
  • Debra Ayers, piano.
Reserve tickets here.

LAHS Choirs Pumpkin Patch Returns Through Oct. 31

on October 8, 2018 - 8:32pm

Los Alamos High School Choir students from left, Adalee Witt, Natalia DeBardeleben and Haley Capon stand ready to assist customers Sunday afternoon at the annual Fall Pumpkin Patch in the parking lot at 1100 4th St., where Trinity, East Road and Central meet. The Patch runs through Oct. 31 and is typically open 3:30 p.m. until dark Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. until dark and 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds from pumpkin sales benefit the LAHS Choir Program. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scene from the annual LAHS Choirs Fall Pumpkin Patch Sunday

UNM-LA Hosts Youth Piano Competition Oct. 13-14

on October 7, 2018 - 8:11am
Youngest Level Entrants from 2017, Emily Xu (left), John Kang, Naoki Li, Taykua Li, Matthea Fung and Tate Plohr. Courtesy photo
Astrid Groth
UNM-LA News:
The UNM-LA campus will host a significant New Mexico youth piano competition 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, when 15 regional New Mexico contestants ranging in age from seven to 14 years old descend on the campus from Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Las Vegas.
The Los Alamos public is cordially invited to attend both the competition and to hear the winners of the competition when they present a Winner’s Recital at 2 p.m.,

‘I’ve Got A Song’ With Nancy Hood Oct. 25

on October 6, 2018 - 4:40am
Nancy Hood

"I've Got A Song: A Living History Of The McCarthy Era", a program of stories and songs by Nancy Hood with musical accompaniment by James Cooper and narration by Susanna Cooper at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at Jemez Springs Public Library.
The performance will be followed by a question period. Although the program is free, donations may be made to Friends of the Library to support costs of production.
Written and performed by Nancy Hood, “I’ve Got a Song” depicts Nancy’s childhood experiences growing up in a leftist family during the McCarthy Era.

2018 Girls Discovery Workshop Oct. 20

on October 5, 2018 - 10:12am
LAPS News:
Girls in grades 6-9 are invited to participate in a day of empowerment and inspiration 9 a.m. to p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at UNM-LA.
This free workshop will include interactive sessions on topics such as self-defense, healthy relationships, non-traditional sports, how to get involved in your community, mapping your journey and so much more. Music and movement, a photo booth and spoken word poetry will round out the day.
Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided, along with giveaways and the chance to win prizes.
A lively group discussion about resilience

Brown Bag Show: Galisteo String Quartet Wednesday

on October 2, 2018 - 8:37am
Galisteo String Quartet will peform Wednesday. Courtesy image
The Arts Council invites the public to attend the Brown Bag performance of The Galisteo String Quartet, at noon Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Fuller Lodge. The members of The Galisteo String Quartet, Janet Cordova and Julanna Gilbert (violins), Kathleen Neher (viola) and Robert Coombe (cello), live in the Santa Fe and Los Alamos area.
They have played with various musical groups for many years and met through mutual musical friends.

Sage Concert Series Presents Pianist Yelena Mealy And Quemazon Brass Quartet

on October 1, 2018 - 12:09pm

Pianist Yelena Mealy


The UCLA Sage Concert Series presents a double header for its fall concert. Pianist Yelena Mealy and the Quemazon Brass Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Church at 738 N. Sage St. Admission is free but donations are accepted.

Mealy was born in Kazan, a large Russian city on the Volga River. There she started her musical instruction at age six, attending one of the many Russian Music Schools. That education continued through 8th grade at which time she went to Kazan Secondary Vocational School of Music for four years.

Scenes From Ullr Fest At Ski Hill Today

on September 29, 2018 - 6:42pm

Scene from the annual Ullr Fest today at Pajarito Mountain. Ullr Fest celebrates the coming winter by featuring New Mexico craft beer, with nearly a dozen local breweries in attendance, as well as live music, lift-served hiking and mountain biking, Strava mountain bike races, a disc golf tournament, a viking costume contest and more. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Scene from the annual Ullr Fest today at Pajarito Mountain. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Scene from the annual Ullr Fest today at Pajarito Mountain. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Scene from

Serenata Of Santa Fe ‘Worlds Apart’ Concert Oct. 21

on September 27, 2018 - 6:02am
SSF News:
Serenata of Santa Fe presents the chamber music concert ‘Worlds Apart’ featuring works by Martinu, Tailleferre, Joan Tower, Kevin Puts and Ron Strauss.
The concert is 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe with Ruxandra Marquardt, violin; Alice Norris, viola; Sally Guenther, cello; Pamela Epple, oboe; Gail Springer, soprano; and Debra Ayers, piano.
Tickets are available at and at the door (cash/check only).
For more information, call 505.989.7988 or email