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Today's News

  • Irish dancers triumph at championships

    At the Cumann Rince Naisiunta National Irish Dance Championships in Anaheim, Calif., some Belisama dancers wished they’d brought bigger suitcases; they had not anticipated bringing home a national title and the trophy that goes with it.

  • White to speak at MOWW meeting

    Chapter 229 of the MOWW in Los Alamos is pleased to announce Dr. Paul C. White, president of the Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge and retired Los Alamos National Laboratory physicist and manager (most recently Director of the National Security Office) will present a talk on the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge that has been described as “the jewel” of New Mexico refuges.

  • Community announcements 11-11-10

     Trees and wreaths needed

    Calling all holiday decorators! Please donate holiday trees and wreaths for the Festival of Trees in November.  Trees may be any size or theme.  Call Pauline for details at 662-8920.

  • NMDT-PC conjures up magical 'Aladdin'

    New Mexico Dance Theater Performance Company (NMDT-PC), directed by Susan Baker-Dillingham, will present Baker-Dillingham’s newest original ballet, “Aladdin,” over the course of two weekends in November. The ballet will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at the Duane W. Smith auditorium Nov. 12, 13 and 20; and at 2 p.m. Nov. 13, 14, 20.

  • Doss signs his newest Charlie Moon mystery

    Los Alamos’ own James D. Doss signs his newest Charlie Moon mystery, “A Dead Man’s Tale,” at 6 p.m. Nov. 18 at Otowi Station Bookstore.
    Charlie Moon, Ute rancher and investigator, isn’t afraid to throw the dice even when a man’s life is at stake, but when that man is betting against himself and Moon’s ability to save him, that makes for some awfully high stakes.

  • 'Seascape' tackles life

    A stubborn husband who’s afraid to drift too far out of his comfort zone, a wife who’s less than happy with her unadventurous life, and a couple of talking lizards who have found that living on land isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, are a few of the offerings from Los Alamos Little Theater’s newest play, “Seascape.”

  • Mine That Bird to begin production

    ALBUQUERQUE – It was announced  last week that a theatrical motion picture will be made about Mine That Bird and his extraordinary journey and triumph at the 2009 Kentucky Derby.
    The director will be Jim Wilson, Academy Award Winning Producer of “Dances With Wolves,” and many other films including, “The Bodyguard,” “Wyatt Earp,” and “Message in a Bottle.”  Lead producer is Pieter Kroonenburg, who is also president of Kingsborough Pictures.

  • New Mexico artists needed for project

    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.  

  • Out and about 11-11-10

    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

  • NM budget deficit at $450M

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The top financial official in Gov. Bill Richardson's administration estimates New Mexico faces a budget shortfall of at least $450 million next year, which is larger than previously projected.

    The worsening budget outlook adds to the problems confronting Republican Gov.-elect Susana Martinez, who takes office in January.