• LA Community Winds tackles Dvorak

    The Los Alamos Community Winds, now numbering 49 players, undertook a major work Sunday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center for a near-capacity audience: an arrangement for band of the Dvork “Symphony No. 9, Op. 95,” under the direction of Ted Vives. Extensive program notes were provided: three pages on the Dvork and three more on the four short numbers.After a prolonged tune-up period, which was not entirely successful, the four movements of the Dvork were performed without interruption.

  • Four books give our photogenic state its due

    New Mexico’s timeless small towns, seductive rivers, indomitable wildflowers and ever-spectacular light have inspired four northern New Mexico author/photographers to release new books this season.Glossy photos of this enchanted state dominate new offerings from New Mexico Magazine, the University of New Mexico and the Museum of New Mexico Press.Lesley S.