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Scenes From 2019 White Rock Kite Festival

The skies over the weekend above Overlook Park in White Rock were filled with kites for the annual Kite Festival sponosred by the Los Alamos Arts Council. The Arts Council has been sponsoring fun events in Los Alamos for the past 52 years. To learn more about the Arts Council, visit their open meeting at 6 p.m., June 1, at Fuller Lodge. There will be food, music and other fun stuff at the meeting. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Melia Arbuckle is delighted to get her kite air born. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

A young attendee is running after the shadow of a very large kite. Photo


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Splash Into Summer With La Vista Church May 31

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LA VISTA CHURCH News:

Splash into Summer with La Vista Church and enjoy free food, a water slide and bubble pit, games and prizes, and popsicles to celebrate the end of another school year and the beginning of a great summer!

Everyone is invited to join in the fun noon to 3 p.m. on the last day of school, May 31, at La Vista Church of the Nazarene, 15 Grand Canyon Dr. in White Rock.


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Pokemon Game In White Rock Open To All May 18

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BUSINESS News:

Everyone is welcome to come play Pokemon next Saturday, May 18th starting at 4 p.m. at White Rock Toys and Collectibles.
 
The winner gets four free booster packs and a GX Mega card. Bring a deck or buy one at the store.
 
White Rock Toys and Collectibles is at 108 Longview Dr. in White Rock behind Smith’s between Beehive Homes and High Mesa Dental.

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Los Alamos Choral Society Spring Concert May 19

 
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The Los Alamos Choral Society Spring Concert conducted by Steven Paxton and featuring pianist Cindy Little is 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at United Church of Los Alamos, 2525 Canyon Road.
 
Guest performers from Los Alamos Middle School orchestra program. Special guest Angel Gabriel of the Joy Crew Community Singers.
 
Tickets from CB FOX or at the door, $15 for adults, and students are free.
 
On the first half of the program the chorus will perform works by Viadana, Dello Joio, and Los Alamos composer Frances Meier, concluding with selections from the musicals

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Cinema Cindy Reviews: ‘The Mustang’

By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos
 
“The Mustang” pairs a violent prison inmate with a raging mustang caught in the wild. The director of this film subtly juxtaposes the spirit of the horse against that of the man, so we are moved by the parallels. Few could tame (or “break”) this horse, much less communicate with it in a meaningful way. Both have known wild times as well as fear. Both are captives.
 
This is the first feature length film by French director Laure de Clermont-Tonnere. Belgian actor Matthias Schoenaerts opens an internal world at center stage, but what dialogue he has is in

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Scenes From 15th Annual Japanese Cultural Festival

Santa Fe Japanese Intercultural Network President Casey Janes at the 15th annual Japanese Cultural Festival May 11 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. The event included food and wares, entertainment and kid’s activities. Coordinated by Janes, the theme for this year was Japanese Folktales and the cultural values passed down through the ages in both oral and written traditions. Photo by Tammy Jimines
 
Japanese Cultural Festival Family. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Dragon Green. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Dragon White. Photo by Tammy Jimines

Dragon Red. Photo by Tammy Jimines


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Jazz Camp Summer 2019

 
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In a unique event, sponsored by the Los Alamos Jazz Project, May 9, the award-winning Eisenhower Middle School Jazz One, directed by Aaron Lovato, from Albuquerque, performed alongside the Los Alamos Middle School Jazz One, directed by Ryan Finn, at the Los Alamos/Eisenhower Big Band Side-by-Side Concert.
 
In the same performance, both groups also performed together under guest conductor, Dr. Frank “Pancho” Romero, professor of trumpet and director of Jazz Ensembles, at New Mexico State University. “Combining two jazz bands to simultaneously

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