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Serenata Santa Fe Concert: Barriers 5:30 P.M. Today

on January 10, 2020 - 8:44am
Serenata Santa Fe Concert: Barriers at 5:30 p.m. today at SITE Santa Fe, 1606 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe. Courtesy photo
 
Serenata Santa Fe News:
 
Listen to the music of Fred Rzewski and Eve Beglarian with world premieres by Leslie Wildman and Conrad Cummings at 5:30 p.m. today at SITE Santa Fe, 1606 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe.
 
Feel your way through obstacles and impediments to movement with music inspired by Amelia Earhart (1995), the flinty, political and progressive works of Rzewski that offer a space to be angry and reflective, and humanist Beglarians idealistic rebellious

In And Around Town: Jan. 10, 2020

on January 10, 2020 - 5:39am

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com

FRIDAY Jan. 10

“The Neverending Story”

“The Neverending Story” opens  at 7:30  p.m., Los Alamos Little Theatre Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St. Tickets at the door, CB FOX, Brown Paper Tickets. ”The Neverending Story” (Die unendliche Geschichte) is a fantasy novel by German writer Michael Ende, first published in 1979. There have been a number of adaptions, including a ballet and several

Daily Postcard: Moon Over Clouds Above Los Alamos

on January 10, 2020 - 4:53am

Daily Postcard: The moon emerges above the clouds Thursday evening as viewed from the Los Alamos County Golf Course. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Travel To A Magical World With LALT’s Production Of ‘The Neverending Story’ Opening Friday Night

on January 9, 2020 - 3:52pm
The dragon Falkour in a scene from 'The Neverending Story'. Photo by Zachary K. Baker
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Los Alamos Little Theatre’s latest production “The Neverending Story” opens 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Performing Arts Center.
 
The production is produced by Elisa Enriquez and directed by seasoned director Mimi Adams. Something special about this show is that 10 percent of profits will be donated to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico, Adams said.

The large cast is more than half kids ages 5 to 16.

“I love working

Daily Postcard: Frosty Effects In White Rock

on January 9, 2020 - 6:03am

Daily Postcard: Frost and snow cover a juniper tree early Friday morning in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Ice crystals cling to a fence early Friday morning in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum Grows Permanent Collection By 258 Artworks In 2019

on January 8, 2020 - 7:33am
BFF Dream (2013), Valerie Roybal, mixed media and collage on Masonite. Estate of Valerie Roybal. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE During 2019, the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Art Museum permanent collection grew by 258 artworks.
 
While some artworks were purchased with the help of the museum’s small acquisitions fund, the majority were generous donations from collectors and artists alike.
 
The mission of the NHCC Art Museum is to collect, preserve, research, exhibit, and interpret Hispanic works of art from throughout the world that range in origin, media,

Daily Postcard: Buck Spotted On Chamisa Street Patio

on January 8, 2020 - 6:57am

Daily Postcard: A buck strolls around the patio of a Chamisa Street home Christmas Eve day on Barranca Mesa. Photo by Greg Holland

Journey Into World Of Fractals At Nature Center Friday

on January 7, 2020 - 4:28pm

Explore the fascinating world of fractals at 7 p.m. Friday in the planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Journey into the never-ending world of fractals in an amazing tour of science, math and art at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

Peter Polko will show the award-winning, full-dome planetarium show “Fantastic Fractals”. This show takes viewers on a tour of the fractals in nature and zooms through infinitely complex mathematical fractions.

Featuring original music, the show is both educational and highly entertaining and is appropriate

Karen Wray Gallery Offers Oil Painting Classes

on January 7, 2020 - 3:04pm

ART News:

Anyone who has been thinking about learning how to paint can sign up for the Beginning Painting in Oils class taught by artist and gallery owner Karen Wray.

Beginning

This class is ideal for the absolute beginner or for those who want to learn the fundamentals of painting. Wray uses oil as a medium because it is very forgivable, dries slowly and blends easily.

Mesa Public Library Hosts Photography Exhibit

on January 7, 2020 - 2:19pm
‘The Cienega’ mounted on gator-board, 70.5” x 40”. Photo by Allen Ruttenberg
 
Allen Ruttenberg

ART News:

Dr. Allen Ruttenberg is exhibiting his photography in a show titledLandscapes of the American Southwest and Photomicrographic PanoramasJan. 4-27 at the Upstairs Gallery in Mesa Public Library.

An artist’s reception is 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11.

Ruttenberg is a fine art photographer who specializes in omni-directional panoramas, a method for taking wide-angle images with telephoto lenses.

Daily Postcard: View Of Snowcapped Mountains

on January 7, 2020 - 5:55am

Daily Postcard: View of snowcapped mountains Saturday from Los Alamos. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Live Theater Events Coming To Local Senior Centers

on January 6, 2020 - 3:14pm
LARSO News:
 

Live Theater at the Los Alamos Senior Centers

The 2020 Season of “Live Theater at the local senior centers” opens with AIRPLANE MODE, a 10-minute comedy by Los Alamos playwright Robert F. Benjamin, performed by Jody Shepard and John Gustafson.
Aging has its interruptions and intrusions, but how to cope with them while others watch?
Free performances and post-show audience talkback are scheduled for:
  • Monday Jan. 13 at 12:45 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, 1101 Bathtub Row in Los Alamos; and
  • Tuesday Jan. 14 at 12:45 p.m. at the White Rock Senior Center, 133 Longview Dr.

Daily Postcard: Weathered Apple Clings To Tree

on January 6, 2020 - 6:12am

A weathered apple covered in frost clings to a tree Friday morning in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Scenes Of Encounter Between Old And Young Buck

on January 5, 2020 - 8:13am

Friday morning this elderly buck was standing in the middle of a back yard of a residence in Los Alamos. While the homeowners watched, a young buck entered the back gate and approached the older buck. They sniffed each other, then stood quietly together before the older buck laid down. Photo by Kathryn Willcutt

The young buck and older buck begin to nuzzle. Photo by Kathryn and Gordon Willcutt

After time spent nuzzling, the young buck places his forehead directly between the antlers of the old buck and pushes against him. The old buck tolerates him, much like a father training his young

Daily Postcard: Enchanting View Of White Rock Canyon

on January 5, 2020 - 7:20am

Daily Postcard. Enchanting view Friday morning overlooking White Rock Canyon. Photo by Laurie Hixson

Daily Postcard: House Finch Spotted At Friday Feast

on January 4, 2020 - 5:01am

Daily Postcard: This house finch will get to the bird seeds no matter what during its Friday feast at this home in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Los Alamos Arts Council Brown Bag Performance: Violinist Stephen Redfield; Violist Jeffrey Smith Jan. 8

on January 3, 2020 - 7:13am
Violist Jeffrey Smith. Courtesy/LAAC
 
Violinst Stephen Redfield, Courtesy/LAAC
 
LAAC News:
 
Stephen Redfield, violin; and Jeffrey Smith, viola; will join Los Alamos Arts Council for a special performance at noon Wednesday, Jan. 8, in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge. This lovely violin/viola duo comes to Los Alamos from Santa Fe and will play pieces by Michael Hayden and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
 
The pieces have a very interesting history. Michael Haydn, the younger (and at the time, well-known) brother of Franz Joseph, was commissioned to write a set of six duos.

Canvas And Chamomile Painting Class Jan. 9

on January 3, 2020 - 6:50am

The Canvas and Chamomile painting class is 4 p.m., Jan. 9 at the White Rock Senior Center and 1:30 p.m., Jan. 27 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. the cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. No experience is necessary. For registration and questions, call 505.412.1534. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Big Band New Year’s Dance Saturday

on January 3, 2020 - 6:14am
 
Los Alamos Big Band performs 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 in the Parish Hall at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 3700 Canyon Road. Courtesy/LABB
 
By JOYCE ANN GUZIK
Los Alamos Big Band
 
Celebrate the New Year by dancing to tunes of the Los Alamos Big Band, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 4.
 
The dance will be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall, and is a fund-raiser for the IHM Youth program.
 
Admission is $20 per person and $10 for high-school students. Admission is free for middle-school children and younger with a paying adult.

Daily Postcard: Sunset Viewed From Stables

on January 3, 2020 - 5:57am

Daily Postcard: Sunset viewed Thursday from the North Mesa Stables. Photo by Trish Ancell

2019 Year In Photos In Los Alamos

on January 2, 2020 - 9:26am

This photo of a snoozing deer herd received the most attention and was shared around the world following the Jan. 1 winter snowstorm that covered Los Alamos. The owner of this home on Corona in Quemazon went out the following day, Jan. 2, to clear 3 feet of snow off of her hot tub when she encountered this snoozing deer herd on her patioPhoto by Patricia Walls

The sun shines a ring around the solar tree sculpture Wednesday, Jan. 10 in front of the County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave. in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by John Gustafson

A female Cooper’s Hawk perches on a fence

Highlights Of Events In And Around Town In 2019

on January 2, 2020 - 5:49am
Central Avenue is filled with more than 1,300 pumpkin carvers Oct. 26 attempting to break the world record. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
The community was busy with a variety of special events in 2019. Here are a few of the highlitghts:

Mass Pumpkin Carving Event

Central Avenue was awash with more than 1,300 pumpkin carvers attempting to break the Guinness World Record for simultaneous pumpkin carving Saturday, Oct. 26 in the heart of downtown Los Alamos. The Los Alamos Arts Council sponsored the activity.

Los Alamos Residents At Tournament Of Roses Parade

on January 2, 2020 - 5:30am

Longtime Los Alamos residents Linda Deck, left, and Libby Carlsten are volunteers who helped put flowers on floats for the Tournament of Roses Parade Wednesday morning in Pasadena, Calif., where the temperature was a balmy 61. Deck is director of the Bradbury Science Museum and Carlsten recently retired from Los Alamos County. Courtesy photo

A float from Dole Foods for which Los Alamos residents Linda Deck and Libby Carlsten prepped the ‘orange crush’ roses displayed on the float bed. Photo by Linda Deck

A float celebrates the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote. Photo by Linda Deck

Women

Daily Postcard: Deer Licks Chops After Devouring Seeds

on January 2, 2020 - 5:14am

Daily Postcard: A deer is spotted licking its chops after cleaning out the bird feeder at a residence Wednesday on Orange Street. Photo by Alene Bennett

A deer cleans out every last seed from the bird feeder at a residence on Orange Street. Photo by Alene Bennett

The birds don't stand a chance with these hungry deer. Photo by Alene Bennett

Daily Postcard: Happy 2020 To Our Readers!

on January 1, 2020 - 5:33am

Daily Postcard: As the sun rises today the Los Alamos Daily Post news team wishes our readers in Los Alamos, across the state and nation and around the world a very Happy New Year! Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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