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  • Today
    “Play Again,” an award-winning documentary about children’s imbalance between the natural and virtual worlds will be at 6:30 p.m. at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St. Suggested donation is $7. Students will sell popcorn and hot chocolate. For more information, visit www.PajaritoEEC.org.

    The Atomic City Corvette Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Time Out Pizzeria in White Rock. Election of club officers is on the agenda, so members should make a special effort to attend. Guests are welcome.

    The Mesa Public Library Free Film Series presents, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” at 6:30 p.m.

  • Guest Conductor, Dr. William Carson, director of bands at Coe College, will present a new performing edition of Percy Grainger’s “Spoon River” during the Los Alamos Community Winds performance at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at Crossroads Bible Church.
    “Spoon River” for concert band wasn’t published during Grainger’s lifetime, but in 1993 Carson found a manuscript in Percy Grainger’s handwriting, in the Music Building of Coe College.
    “That inspired me to find out what they were. If they were the band parts that Grainger intended for ‘Spoon River,’ then that is really exciting and people are going to want to play it,” Carson said.

  • Michelle Pauline Boerigter was recently honored as Rotary Student of the Month for September. Michelle is the daughter of Kathleen and Stephen Boerigter and sister of Rebecca and Kim Boerigter.
    The  of Los Alamos selects one student from the current Los Alamos High School graduating class to honor each month of the school year.  Students are selected on the basis of their academics, extracurricular activities and their service to the community.

  • Art openings

    Studio 122 artist P.E. Baldwin, Carole Whitmore, Paula Shaw and Pat Berge will be featured in a group show titled, “October” at the Gallery at Wells Fargo Bank, 241 Washington Ave., Santa Fe, for the month of October. There will be a reception from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 7. Refreshments will be served.

    Benefits

    Northern New Mexico President Nancy (Rusty) Barcelo will honor 2011 scholarship recipients and donors at the 16th Annual Scholarship Awards and Donor Recognition Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Ohkay Owingeh Conference Center. All are invited. Tickets are $100 and may be purchased at http://foundation.nnmc.edu or by calling 505-747-2147.

    Book signings

  • Music

    The Blue Window Bistro will host a Jazz Night featuring the Jan McDonald Jazz Trio, from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 8. Tickets are $15 per person and dinner reservations are required.

    Lads of Enchantment, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, invites the public to join them in song.  Besides the enjoyment of singing in harmony, our barbershop chorus and quartets experience the thrill of performing in the community. They meet at 7:15 p.m. on Thursdays at the United Church of Los Alamos, Graves Hall. Attendees will find their chapter meetings are well planned, musically satisfying and fun. Visitors are welcome.

  • 1. Moves Like Jagger, Maroon 5

    2. Someone Like You, Adele

    3. Pumped Up Kicks, Foster the People
    4. Party Rock Anthem, LMFAO

    5. Stereo Hearts, Gym Class Heroes

    6. Lighters, Bad Meets Evil, featuring Bruno Mars

    7. Cheers (Drink to That), Rihanna
    8. You and I, Lady Gaga
    9. You Make Me Feel ..., Cobra Starship
    10. Sexy and I Know It, LMFAO

     

  • 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, October 7, 2011
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM The Thom Hartman Show
    11:00 AM County Council Meeting Replay (10-04-11)
    02:30 PM JR Oppenheimer Lecture – Paul Nurse – Great Ideas of Biology
    04:00 PM Al Jazeera DC Bureau
    05:00 PM Democracy Now!
    06:00 PM Los Alamos Historical Society – “Los Alamos and the Pajarito Plateau”
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Pure Mind
    09:00 PM UCTV

    Saturday, October 8, 2011
    6:00 AM UCTV

  • The following restaurant inspection reports were provided by the New Mexico Environment Department.

    Los Alamos

    Daniel’s Café Haagen Dazs, 800 Trinity Dr.
    Date inspected: Sept. 29
    Violations: Two high-risk violations, contaminated equipment — slicer has food product, must clean. Corrected; sanitizer <50 ppm, corrected; one moderate-risk violation, contaminated equipment — cutting boards have deep grooves and need replacing. Must have smooth contact surface and be able to clean. Seal around walk-in refrigerator needs repair, lots of condensation building up inside with compressor overworked.
    Status of establishment: Approved, no follow-up required.

    Gold Water, 208 D DP Road

  • 1. “Artsy-Fartsy,” Karla Oceanak
    2. “Los Alamos: Beginning of an Era,” LANL
    3. “Feynman,”
    Jim Ottaviani
    4. “Dumbstruck,” Karla Oceanak
    5. “Crime and Punishment,” Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    6. “Bogus,” Karla Oceanak
    7. “Cahoots,” Karla Oceanak
    8. “109 East Palace,” Jennet Conant
    9. “Los Alamos Trails,” Craig Martin
    10. “The Manhattan Project,” Dan Elish

  •  Discover a new world on Columbus Day weekend, as more than 60 Abiquiu artists open their studios Oct. 8, 9 and 10, for the Abiquiu Studio Tour.
    The tour is a self-guided driving tour that takes visitors and collectors through the village of Abiquiu and the surrounding Chama River Valley — a landscape of imposing mountains, rock formations and the rivers of the Piedra Lumbre basin. Complimentary maps are available at all the studios and local business.