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Today's Features

  • SANTA FE —New Mexico-based artists and artisans are invited to submit proposals for special commemorative pieces for the upcoming statehood Centennial.
    A wide range of artistic media will be considered, including glassware, jewelry, basketry, pottery and fiber arts (both wearable and decorative). The New Mexico Centennial should inspire the work.  

  • Los Alamos Galleries

    Fall Fiber & Fashion will be on display through Nov. 13. Chimayó artist Theresa Montoya will show her retablos in the Portal Gallery.

    Art openings

    Twelve artists will exhibit their art to include: jewelry, glass, ceramics, sculpture and mixed media in a group show. The artists reception will be from 5-8:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Weyrich Gallery/The Rare Vision Galerie, 2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE, Albuquerque. For more information call 505-883-7410.

    Talks

  • Are you looking for a wonderful present for yourself or to use as a gift or a stocking stuffer? The Friends of the Shelter 2011 weekly day timer calendar features photos and heartwarming stories of locally adopted or rescued cats and dogs. The cover pinup is a white cat with Tabby swirls and startling green eyes, named Emerald,  who is FIV-positive and lives with a family in Los Alamos.  

  • Today
    “Running High, Running Low: Trail Running in Copper Canyon and the Jemez,” an illustrated talk by David Coblentz will be at 7 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St.  Coblentz will describe his running of a 50-mile ultramarathon with the native Tarahumara Indian runners of Mexico and note the geologic similarities and differences between the geology of the Sierra Madres and the Jemez. The talk is free and open to the public.
    Thursday

  • Monster Movie Wednesdays will present “Godzilla” at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the UNM-LA Lecture Hall. The movie is free and open to the public.

  • Thanks for help at Fall Fest Funraiser

    Children’s Montessori Preschool would like to thank Haley Bridgewater and Nicole Grahm, both of Los Alamos High School Key Club, for their help at our 2nd Annual Fall Fest Funraiser, which was held Oct. 6. Haley and Nicole were a tremendous help in setting up and running the carnival games at this event.

  • Living Treasures of Los Alamos welcomes nominations of new treasures for the next ceremony on April 17, 2011. Nominees must be Los Alamos residents who have made outstanding contributions to the life, heart and spirit of our community.
    Nominating guidelines and biographies of current Living Treasures can be found at livingtreasureslosalamos.org.

  • A newly formed chapter of Blue Star Mothers has been organized to serve Northern New Mexico. The organization is soliciting donations for care packages being prepared on Nov. 20.  
    Donations can be taken to LANB. Care packages to be mailed out Nov. 20 at the Española National Guard Armory, Industrial Park Road.   Any mother who has a son or daughter in the military is encouraged to join the newly formed Chapter 4.
    Items needed:  Non-perishable food items, cans need to have flip tops; batteries, socks and books.  

  • Today
    The Los Alamos Historical Society invites you to the third talk of its 2010-2011 lecture series that will be held in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge. Lectures start at 7:30 p.m. The lectures are free and open to the public.  The guest speaker will be Charles “Chick” Keller, who will speak about Los Alamos non-defense research: The once and future lab.  

    From 5-8 p.m. De Colores Restaurant will donate 20 percent of sales to the LAPS Foundation. Reservations encouraged, 662-6285.
    Wednesday

  • Tuesday
     The Santa Fe Opera is back with an exhibition in the upstairs art gallery of costumes from a variety of productions. Don’t miss the opening reception from 5-
    7 p.m. in the gallery and rotunda, hosted by the Los Alamos Opera Guild with special guided gallery tours by Opera Production Director Paul Horpedahl.