Nutcracker On The Hill Dancers Visit Senior Center

How does one move a life sized doll? Simply carry her to her appointed position. Here, Jonathan Guise of Dance Arts Los Alamos shows seniors Thursday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center how the dolls are placed on stage during performances of the Nutcracker On the Hill. Nutcracker On the Hill performances run through the weekend at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Courtesy photo

Dancers Sonja Ebey, Ellie Merrill and Elise Chavez from the Nutcracker On the Hill preformed for seniors Thursday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Courtesy photo



Los Alamos Big Band Winterfest Dance 6-8 P.M. Sunday

The Los Alamos Big Band performs 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 as part of Los Alamos Winterfest at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy/LABB

Los Alamos Big Band
The community is invited to dance to classic tunes of the Big Band era 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 as part of Los Alamos Winterfest at Fuller Lodge.

Admission is free; donations are gratefully accepted.

The Los Alamos Big Band is a 16-instrument 1940s Glenn Miller-style swing band that plays for public events, weddings, conventions, fund-raisers, and more. The band has been playing at dances throughout Northern New Mexico since


Los Alamos Jazz Project Performs At Pig+Fig Tonight!

Thirty-one musicians in four student-combos from the Los Alamos Jazz Project will perform 7-9 p.m. today at Pig+Fig in White Rock on Sherwood Blvd. Everyone is invited so bring the family to Pig+Fig and enjoy a fantastic dinner and incredible desserts all while listening to jazz performed by talented young musicians. Courtesy photo


MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade 6 P.M. Saturday; Schedule Of WinterFest Activities For Dec. 6-8

First place winner in the 2018 WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade is the Immaculate Heart of Mary float. The annual parade this year begins at 6 p.m. Saturday on Central Avenue. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


Los Alamos MainStreet News:


The annual Los Alamos MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade, this year with a “Whoville on the Hill” theme, will glide down Central Avenue at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.


A beer garden will be open in front of Blue Window Bistro, and a holiday drinks area managed by UnQuarked in the Bennett’s Jewelry parking lot, will be selling Kakawa hot chocolate,


Live In Los Alamos: Max Gomez; Leslie Stevens Dec. 29

Musician Max Gomez performs Dec. 29. Courtesy photo
New Mexico’s own Max Gomez makes his fifth annual visit up the Hill Dec. 29 to bring his folk-Americana to the good people of Los Alamos at Fuller Lodge. 
Gomez has won a loyal following among locals with his heartfelt lyrics, unorthodox finger-picking on the guitar and willingness to recruit others to entertain his followers in town. 
He will once again be backed by some of the finest musicians in New Mexico and will bring a rising talent who he works with in his new base of Los Angeles, Leslie


Belisama Irish Dancers Perform At Winterfest Dec. 8

Belisama Dancers performance in 2018 at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Amy Pickett


The community is invited to join the Belisama Irish dancers for a free, fun and lively holiday-themed show, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Fuller Lodge.

The Belisama Irish dancers have performed and competed nationally and internationally and include dancers of all ages, child through adult.

This year the dancers are joined by special guest fiddlers and Los Alamos residents Maria Jones and Maya Price.

Complimentary sweet treats make this all-ages show a must see event! Clapping and foot-stomping


LALT: Open Auditions For ‘Glitter Girls’ Dec. 7-8

Open auditions for ‘Glitter Girls’ Dec. 7-8 at Los Alamos Little Theatre. Courtesy image

LALT News:

Los Alamos Little Theatre announces open auditions for Mark Dunn’s “The Glitter Girls” 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Performing Arts Center at 1670 Nectar St.

Interested persons should email director Kathi Collins at kathimcollins@gmail.com to sign up for an audition time slot. Come prepared to tell a joke or a funny story of your choosing, and then participate in readings from the script.

There are parts for seven women and


Cinema Cindy Reviews: Knives Out

Los Alamos

“Knives Out” seems at first a simple ‘whodunit’ murder mystery. But, over its 2 hours and 10 minutes, the initial, simple explanation of who is to blame gets increasingly complex.

An ensemble cast of many familiar faces (and a few new ones) adds fun to the drama. Happily, this story about a mysterious death turns into a dark comedy with laugh out loud twists.

The story opens with an old gothic mansion, set above a lake, somewhere in a New England autumn. Black dogs run from the house and a tray is carried to an upper study. The study door opens to reveal an old man lying on