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Today's News

  • Heller steps down as LACA artistic director

    She doesn’t need any more laurels. She has been gathering wreathes full of honors and ovations for nearly 50 years.

    As a performer, piano teacher, founder and mainstay of multiple Los Alamos cultural institutions, Rosalie Heller is giving up one of her most influential roles.

  • The power of human potential to be portrayed in 'Vianney'

    The live theatrical one-man drama, “Vianney,” performed by Leonardo Defilippis, will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Los Alamos.

    The Los Alamos performance will be the third stop in the New Mexico tour of this acclaimed production of the life of St. John Vianney. Other performances will take place at St. Anne’s Church in Santa Fe today, St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Rio Rancho Sunday,

  • DALA to open its doors to the community

    If you have ever wondered what really goes on during a dance class or, for that matter, a performance rehearsal, you will soon have an opportunity to satisfy your curiosity. At 5 p.m. Thursday, Dance Arts Los Alamos will host an open rehearsal for its upcoming production of “The Nutcracker.” The rehearsal will be held at the dance studio in the downstairs parish hall of Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church and the public is invited to attend.

  • Art Center wishes Doris Jackson well

    Doris Jackson, artist gallery manager at the Art Center at Fuller Lodge, had her eye on a particular pedestal for years. John Werenko, executive director of the Art Center, joked she could have it when she decided to end her employment. On Wednesday she got her  pedestal.

    A recognition party was held Wednesday afternoon at Fuller Lodge to say farewell to Jackson who is leaving her work at the Art Center.

    Jackson started as the artist gallery manager at the Art Center in 2001 but her work with the organization extended well before that.

  • Library show to get 'all mixed up'

    A kaleidoscope of art mediums will be spread throughout the Mesa Public Library’s gallery starting Tuesday.

    The exhibit titled, “All Mixed Up,” will showcase photography, quilting, sculpture and watercolors. The artists behind this artwork are Darlene Bawden, Arleeta Bawden, Cyndy Carter and Garth Tietjen.

    Tietjen said having a range of media should enhance the show.

  • Award-winning a cappella group comes to L.A.

    The Los Alamos Lads of Enchantment (LOE) will hold its 18th Annual Barbershop Show on Friday and Saturday at the White Rock Baptist Church.  The show, “Love, Wonderful Love,” will feature the Lads of Enchantment and McPhly, the 2008 Barbershop Harmony Society Rocky Mountain District (RMD) Quartet Champion.

  • Vivid mix of politics and investments explode

      State Investment Officer Gary Bland is the latest fall guy in the unraveling cloak of connections and contracts. It wasn’t exactly a surprise.

      The surprise is that Bland lasted this long.

  • Facts on finances at UNM-LA

    University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus is fiscally autonomous from the UNM-Albuquerque campus. Our fiscal relationship is clearly defined in the following statement: “Under the Operating Agreement between the Board of Regents of the University of New Mexico and the Advisory Board of the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, no funds of the Albuquerque Campus or any other UNM branch shall be allocated for the support of the Los Alamos Campus.”

  • On the shoulders of giants

    Los Alamos has had many days of commemoration for fallen patriots and veterans of foreign wars, but Friday the community celebrated a day of remembrance dedicated to its own workers.

    Nuclear workers were praised and their stories were retold. Some called them giants.

  • Curb appeal

    The downtown area is the most visible indicator of a community’s economic and social health and often the first place people think of or want to see when visiting a community.

    It can either be an asset or a liability in efforts to recruit new residents, businesses, industry and tourism to the community, said Chamber Services Coordinator Katy Korkos.