Entertainment

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

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 clothing coming


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Upcoming Los Alamos Chamber Of Commerce Events

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,


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Explore Laura Marsh’s Quest For Missing Monkey

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. Learn about the trials and tribulations of this research excursion at this presentation,


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

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.

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Solomon: Marvelous End To Terrific Chamber Festival

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 duet


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Pianists Wosner & Weiss Open LACA Season Sept. 8

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. His performances of a broad range of repertoire-from Beethoven and Schubert to Ligeti and the music of today-reflect a degree of virtuosity and intellectual


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Ringo Starr Rocks Santa Fe Opera

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


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Ironweed Productions Presents Water By The Spoonful

Ironweed Productions News:
 
SANTA FE Ironweed Productions presents Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegría Hudes as part of a collaboration with Teatro Paraguas and the Santa Fe Playhouse to bring her three-play cycle, The Elliot Trilogy, to Santa Fe.
 
Ironweed’s production, directed by Valli Marie Rivera, will run Oct. 3 through Oct. 20.
 
Poignant, shocking and blisteringly funny, Water by the Spoonful is a riveting, Pulitzer Prize-winning play that grapples with the cost of war and addiction on human lives and explores the healing and redemptive power of family …

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