Wednesday is Los Alamos Day at the Legislature

Published on February 09, 2024

DALA flamenco dancers at the Roundhouse in 2023

Officials with Los Alamos County announce that Wednesday, Feb. 14, is "Los Alamos Day" at the Legislature. Held at the Roundhouse, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., this special event is an open invitation to the public to join in the festivities and engage with local organizations for a day of discovery, learning and celebration of what makes Los Alamos unique. 

 

Attendees will have an opportunity to connect with Los Alamos history, culture, and various outdoor adventure activities. The day will also feature special guest artists during the noon hour, organized by Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District. The lineup includes Los Alamos County artist Rachel Pearson, harpist Elizabeth Brosha, and members of Dance Arts Los AlamosWolf and Mermaid Enchanted Roasters will also provide complimentary beverages.

 

Los Alamos County departments and representatives from the following Los Alamos County area businesses and associations will be available to answer questions and provide information on their organizations and services.

-       Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation,

-       UNM-Los Alamos,

-       Small Business Development Center,

-       New Mexico Consortium,

-       Los Alamos County Clerks,

-       Los Alamos Community Foundation,

-       National Park Service – Manhattan Project National Historical Park, Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera National Preserve,

-       Regional Development Corporation,

-       North Central New Mexico Economic Development District/AmeriCorps,

-       Los Alamos National Laboratory Community Partnerships Office,

-       Pajarito Environmental Education Center,

-       Los Alamos Historical Society,

-       Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region, and

-       N3B.

 

This event is perfect for families, students, history buffs, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone interested in learning more about the hidden gem that is Los Alamos. For more information, contact the County Manager's office at 505.663.1750.

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Rachel Pearson
Artist and Los Alamos resident, Rachel Pearson has earned placement in many juried shows and awards in the few short years since her return to art making. Soft pastels are her favorite medium. They allow her to achieve a painterly feel along with enthusiastic mark-making. On February 14th, she will spend her time in the Rotunda creating artworks in the style of plein air painters, offering a different, more artistic perspective of the everyday happenings in the Rotunda when the legislature is in session. Follow her on Instagram @rachelkpearson or her website, rachelpearsonartist.com

 

Elizabeth Brosha
Harpist, Elizabeth Brosha has been a resident of New Mexico for over twenty years, several of which were spent teaching first grade while incorporating music and arts into the curriculum.   In 2018 she graduated from the Harp For Healing Certification program and became a therapeutic musician playing for hospice and nursing facilities. She maintains a small teaching studio in Los Alamos, and she plays calming harp music as therapy as well as for special events. You can find her on YouTube and at www.broshaharp.com.

 

Dance Arts Los Alamos
Dance Arts Los Alamos, will present a new work entitled "Re-Imagined", choreographed by DALA Artistic Director, Jonathan Guise, and Rehearsal Director, Rachel Zervakos. This dynamic piece combines swing dance and contemporary ballet, set to a musical remix of classic swing tunes, by Oh1; this work will be performed later this month at the Youth America Grand Prix in Denver, the largest student ballet competition in the world. Advanced students will also showcase excerpts of "The Tales of Don Quixote," DALA's second annual full-length spring ballet production, which opens on May 3rd.  See danceartslosalamos.org for more information. 

 

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