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Today's News

  • Valles Caldera gets first Senate hearing

    U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman says the National Park Service is the agency best suited to handle long-term management of the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico.

    The New Mexico Democrat made the comment Wednesday after a committee hearing on legislation that directs the agency to take over management of the preserve in a way that protects the area’s natural and cultural resources. 

  • LANL expose' garners international award

    “Implosion at Los Alamos: How Crime Corruption and Cover-ups Jeopardize America’s Nuclear Weapons Secrets,” authored by former LANL security official Glenn Walp, tells the story of Walp’s efforts to expose theft and lapsed security at LANL in 2002.

    His book was among nearly 4,000 reviewed from the U.S., Canada and seven other countries for the 2011 IPPY Book Awards (Independent Publisher Book awards.) 

  • Out and about 5-12-11

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  • LA Happenings 5-12-11

     

       

    Music

  • 'Jemez Creative' art fair slated for Memorial Day weekend

    The Jemez Fine Art Gallery and Jemez Artisans Gallery will sponsor the second annual “Jemez Creative” outdoor art fair in Jemez Springs from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 28-29.

  • Santa Fe Opera opens 2012 season

    The Santa Fe Opera will open its 2012 season with a production of Puccini’s “Tosca,” which was last performed by the opera company in 1994.

    General director Charles MacKay announced next season’s repertory on Tuesday.

  • Xeric gardening class offered through PEEC

     

    Join PEEC for an opportunity to tour a local xeric garden from 6:30-8 p.m. May 19. Master Gardener Martha Davis will open her garden to class participants and teach how to create a water-wise garden in their own homes — one that includes culinary herbs as well as flowers and other perennials.   

  • Chorale spring concert features world premier

    The Sangre de Cristo Chorale will present its 2011 spring concert, “Music of the Bs,” as the final concert in its 33rd season. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at the United Church and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Santa Maria de la Paz Church in Santa Fe.  

  • 'Five Women' has a deeper, darker side

    Imagine what happens when you put five unhappy bridesmaids in a room, in an effort to escape the dreaded wedding they’re in. Bickering, crying, cussing and drug use ensue. Or at least that’s what happened in Los Alamos Little Theater’s production of “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” written by Alan Ball, directed by Roxanne Tapia and produced by Todd Graves and Jim Sicilian.

  • 'The Pines of Rome'

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    n Disney’s “Fantasia 2000,” Ottorino Respighi’s “The Pines of Rome” is the setting for a whimsical and sublime story of a lost whale calf being reunited with its pod and then soaring to new heights with them.

    At 7 p.m. Saturday at White Rock Baptist Church, the Los Alamos Community Winds will perform Respighi’s 1924 masterpiece.