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Entertainment

  • Avengers, Spidey, Batman lead huge summer lineup 


    LOS ANGELES (AP) — As superhero summers go, this one is truly super.
    Amid one of the most-promising box-office seasons Hollywood has ever served up, three movies stand above the rest.
    The first weekend in May brings “The Avengers,” the ensemble adventure teaming Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man with such fellow Marvel Comics heroes as Thor, Captain America and the Incredible Hulk.
    “The Amazing Spider-Man” follows over the Fourth of July as Marvel’s web-slinger gets a fresh origin story, with Andrew Garfield taking over as teen-turned-superhero Peter Parker.

  • Sydoriak shares the immigrant experience in her book

    Stephanie Sydoriak will sign the biography of her parents, “An Ocean Between: 100% American – 100% Ukrainian,” at 6 p.m. Thursday at Otowi Station Bookstore.
    In a recent interview, Sydoriak discussed her approach to writing the biography of her parents. Her main sources were her father’s scrapbook and the stories her parents told her.

  • Finney to sign copies of ‘Fire Gate Poems’ April 19

    Henry C. Finney will read from and sign his book of poetry, “Fire Gate Poems,” at 6 p.m. April 19 at Ruby K’s Bagel Café. Tickets, $15, which includes a book, sweets and a drink, are available at Otowi Station Bookstore or at the door for $20.
    Trained in sociology and the fine arts, Finney explained how he came to poetry. “It began during college, when the impulse seemed always to arise from a strong surge of emotion or aesthetic feeling about something,” he said.

  • ‘Shadowlands’

    “A serious, thought-provoking work of substance, quality and class … ‘Shadowlands’ speaks of this world as being a prelude for what will follow and how pain is the inverse of joy …” said Jeff Lyons of CBS Radio, describing the British play written by William Nicholson.
    Nicholson, a former BBC documentary film producer, has written several award-winning screenplays.
    His first work for the stage, “Shadowlands,” won the 1990 London Evening Standard Best Play Award. This script is the basis for the 1993 movie featuring Anthony Hopkins and Deborah Winger.
    “Shadowlands” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. April 20 and 21 at White Rock Baptist Church.
    Tickets are $8.

  • LA native’s film makes Reel Deal debut

    Drew Goddard was born and raised in Los Alamos and has made it big in Hollywood.
    On Friday night, residents got a chance to see Goddard’s major motion picture “Cabin in the Woods” at the Reel Deal Theater.
    The movie is rated R and considered to be a thriller. It stars Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth and Anna Hutchinson.
    The synopsis reads: “Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
    The movie has been in the works for years and it was delayed because of the MGM’s bankruptcy problems.

  • WRBC presents ‘Shadowlands’

    “A serious, thought-provoking work of substance, quality and class … ‘Shadowlands’ speaks of this world as being a prelude for what will follow and how pain is the inverse of joy …” said Jeff Lyons of CBS Radio, describing the British play written by William Nicholson.
    Nicholson, a former BBC documentary film producer, has written several award-winning screenplays.
    His first work for the stage, “Shadowlands,” won the 1990 London Evening Standard Best Play Award. This script is the basis for the 1993 movie featuring Anthony Hopkins and Deborah Winger.

  • Best Sellers 04-12-12

    The Los Alamos Monitor  has the inside scoop on what locals are reading. Otowi Station issued a current list of  popular books for Los Alamos readers.

  • Top 10 Singles 04-12-12

    1. We Are Young, fun.

    2. Boyfriend, Justin Bieber

    3. Somebody That I Used to Know, Gotye

    4. Glad You Came, The Wanted
    5. Stronger, Kelly Clarkson
    6. Starships, Nicki Minaj

    7. Wild Ones, Flo Rida featuring Sia  
    8. Part of Me, Katy Perry
    9. What Makes You Beautiful, One Direction
    10. Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen

     

  • This week on PAC-8, April 13-19

    THIS WEEK ON PAC-8
    Views expressed on programs shown on PAC8 do not necessarily reflect the views of the manager, staff, or board.

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
    10:00 AM Democrary Now!
    11:00 AM  County Council Replay (4-10-12)
    03:00 PM Celebration of Aging
    04:00 PM Al Jazeera DC Bureau
    05:00 PM Democracy Now!
    06:00 PM Los Alamos Historical Society
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Clear Mind
    09:00 PM FSTV

    Saturday, April 14, 2012
    FSTV

    Sunday, April 15, 2012
    06:00 AM FSTV
    05:30 PM Key to the Kingdom
    06:00 PM Drawing Men to Christ
    07:00 PM United Church

  • Best Sellers 04-05-12

    The Los Alamos Monitor  has the inside scoop on what locals are reading. Otowi Station issued a current list of  popular books for Los Alamos readers.