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Arts & Entertainment Calendar March 14

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Art exhibits
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History has opened a permanent exhibit by American sculptor Jim Sanborn called “Critical Assembly, the Secrets of Los Alamos 1944: An Installation by American Sculptor Jim Sanborn,” which recreates the Manhattan Project experiments that determined when plutonium goes “critical in an atomic bomb.” The museum is open seven days a week from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and is located at 601 Eubank Blvd. SE, in Albuquerque. Call 505-245-2137 for information, or visit nuclearmuseum.org.

The Face of Time exhibit open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fuller Lodge Art Center, 2132 Central Ave., Los Alamos, in the Portal Gallery at the Fuller Lodge Art Center, we will be featuring the work of local artist Jocelyn Warner! Warner’s show, “The Face of Time” will showcase her hand-made clocks, ranging in a variety of media from wood to ceramics. Open through Saturday.

House of Eternal Return, Meow Wolf. Located at 1352 Rufina Circle, Santa Fe. Call 395-6369 for information. Hours are Sunday through Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed every Tuesday. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

New Mexico History Museum and Santa Fe Opera to recognize “Atomic Histories” in 2018 and 2019. The History Museum’s exhibition opens June 3 and will run through May 2019. The History Museum is located at 113 Lincoln Ave. in Santa Fe. Call 476-5200 for information. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, May through October and closed Mondays November through April.
Classes
Raspberry Pi Club at 7 p.m. Thursday at Los Alamos Makers, 3540 Orange St., Los Alamos. For tickets, visit losalamosmakers.org.
Dance
Los Alamos Scottish Country Dancers meet every Monday from 7:30-10 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. New dancers are welcome at any class. No partner or special dress needed. Cost is $3 per night or $35 for five months of dancing. Classes meet from September through June. For more information, call 930-9785 or 661-8317 or go to nmscottishdance.weebly.com.

Los Alamos Folk Dance Club from 7:15-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday (except fifth Tuesdays) at the Los Alamos Little Theatre, 1670 Nectar St., Los Alamos, Cost is $3 a night. Family friendly and fun exercise. Teaching is 7:15-8 p.m. Dance requests are 8-9:30 p.m. Call Dennis at 661-4240 for information.

Free Night two-step lessons at 7 p.m. Monday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, 1101 Bathtub Row. Free.
Gardening
Los Alamos Garden Club (LAGC) meeting beginning with a social at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Crossroads Bible Church. Light refreshments will be served at the 9:30 a.m. social. After the 10 a.m. business meeting, there will be a workshop to make centerpieces for the 69th annual New Mexico Garden Club, Inc. (NMGC, Inc.) State Convention that will be held this year at the Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder, April 4-6. The centerpieces will be for the NMGC, Inc. awards ceremony, which will be held Friday morning of the convention. For more information or questions, contact Irene Aikin at 662-7027 or LAGC president, Joyce Zougg at 412-1864.
Lectures
Night with a Nerd at 6 p.m. Thursday at projectY Cowork, 150 Central Park Square. BSMA members are free, cost is $10 for others. Alan Carr, the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s historian, will talk about how the lab originated and how it evolved into the institution it is today. The talk will be followed by a reception and light refreshments. Register at Bradburyassociation.org.

Free book signing with Jenny and Sherry Thompson, authors of new book, “The Kremlinologist: Llewellyn E Thompson, America’s Man in Cold War Moscow.” The signing is at 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 29 at Fuller Lodge Community Building, 2132 Central Ave., Los Alamos. In “The Kremlinologist,” diplomat Thompson’s daughters, Jenny and Sherry Thompson, trace their father’s journey from boyhood in rural Colorado and New Mexico to U.S. ambassador to the USSR to presidential advisor on Soviet Affairs. Free.

Richard Cahal Thompson, Santa Fe parks division director will give a free talk during the Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico meeting at Christ Lutheran Church, 1701 Arroyo Chamiso, Santa Fe, at 6:30 p.m. March 21. Call Dr. Tom Antonio at 690-5105 or email him at tom@thomassantonio.org.

Pathologist John Benzinger will speak from 1-3 p.m. March 22 at the St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe. Benziger considers the nature of infectious disease and the distinguishing features of epidemics and pandemics. The lecture touches on the major pandemics throughout history, from the Black Death in the 1340s, the Plague, smallpox, cholera, HIV/AIDS and the Zika virus. Call the Renesan Institute at 982-9274 or visit renesan@newmexico.com.

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) will host its annual President’s Lecture. June 1. “The Fate of the Earth” lecture is with speaker Elizabeth Kolbert, staff writer at The New Yorker, who is best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning book “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History.” Tickets are on sale for the June 1, 6 p.m. lecture at The Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe. For tickets, visit sarsf.info/ticketskolbert.
Markets
Farmers Market from 8 a.m.-noon at Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos. This month at the market is a variety of winter veggies and cheeses, fresh eggs, grass-fed beef, yak crafts and other items. EBT and double-up food bucks are accepted. Call 929-6579 for information.

Railyard Artesan Market from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe. Quality local art, photography, jewelry, ceramics, textiles, food, live music and more. Contact 983-4098, artsmarketsantafe.com.
Meetups
Los Alamos German Language Meetup Group at 5 p.m. Monday at the Blue Window Bistro. Free. For German speakers who want an opportunity to converse for an hour over snacks, beer, and Gemütlichkeit, gather at the Blue Window Bistro’s bar. Register at meetup.com.
Music
“That Multitudes May Share: Building the Museum of Art.” Ongoing at the New Mexico Museum of Art. That Multitudes May Share looks at the story behind the creation of the Santa Fe style, the process that led to the building of the Museum of Art in 1917.

Brent Vernon in concert with Sam at 6:30 p.m. today at White Rock Presbyterian Church, 310 Rover Blvd., White Rock. Free.
Special Events
St Patrick’s Day Weekend from 6:30-11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op, 163 Central Park Square, Los Alamos. Bronach-celtic blues band will play  both days with no cover charge. Los Alamos Food Co-Op will be served from 5 p.m. until the food runs out. Grilled Rueben sandwich topped with farm fresh egg, $9.50, and grilled veggie melt, $9.25.

Los Alamos Derby Dames will play the Durango Roller Girls at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Northern New Mexico College Gym, 313 North Paseo De Onate, in Española. Cost is $5 for adults and children under 12 are free. Come on out and support our team!

Skiesta is from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Pajarito Mountain. Join us March 17 as we bid adios to Winter, and get ready for the next season of fun! They will have craft brews with Bathtub Row, Blue Corn, Rowley’s, Taos Mesa, Second Street, and Santa Fe. Music with Escape on a Horse — all country/Americana! Cafe Open, ATC Bus Service from Sullivan Field 10-6, every 30 minutes. Costume contest is ‘40s theme.
Theater
The Olions will present the musical: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Los Alamos High School, 1300 Diamond Drive. Cost is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and $5 for children under 6.

Los Alamos Little Theatre will present, “Secondary Cause of Death,” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at the Performing Arts Center, with a matinee at 2 p.m. March 25, at 1670 Nector St. Inspector Pratt arrives at Bagshot House with grim news for Colonel Craddock, but that’s just the beginning. Cost is $14 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. For more information, visit lalt.org.

“Guys and Dolls” by the Los Alamos Light Opera will play at 7:30 p.m. at Crossroads Bible Church March 22, 23 and 24, with a matinee at 2 p.m. March 24. Tickets are $15, $12 for students and seniors at CB Fox, online at Brown Paper Tickets or at the door.