Community briefs 04-19-12

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LA Musicale Sunday

Los Alamos music teachers will present their students in a Musicale at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos at 2 p.m. Sunday. The concert is free and open to the public.
The students who will perform are: Karin Ebey, Troy Makela, Sopahn Kellogg, Bethany Filer, Sabrina Delamarter, Devon Conradson, Jake Torrez, Joshua Chung, Jennie Gao, Katherine Skurikhin, Anya Palmer, Allie Cunningham, Joey Ladino, Grace Kim, Victor Kim, Ben Hanlon, Chase Kennard, Marin Kelly, Olivia Koo, Gabriel Holesinger and Jacob Holesinger.  
The students are from the studios of Aejin Chang, Regina Doorn, Richard Hannemann, Marcia Hollabaugh, Juanita Madland, Frances Meier, Frances Naffziger, Kay Newnam, Greg Schneider and Janna Warren.

First poetry slam in Jemez Springs

     Jemez Springs will host a poetry slam at 2 p.m. April 29 at the Presbyterian Church on Hwy. 4. The Friends of the Jemez Springs Library is sponsoring the event. This is a first for the village. Cleveland High School teacher Katrina Guariscio will kick off the evening. Admission is free.
      The poets become performers at a slam, delivering their original work with passion and flair to an audience. Poets may perform as individuals or as a team, but props, costumes and musical instruments are not allowed.
Poets of all ages, whether experienced or new to the art of the slam, are welcome to participate. Sign-up is at 1:30 p.m. and each poet is given a time limit of three minutes.  The winner will take home an Amazon gift certificate, along with the honor of winning the first Jemez Springs Poetry Slam.

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