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Today's Features

  • The overwhelming scale of the twin disasters has prompted the Japanese government to request international assistance. Locally, Saint Dimitri Orthodox Church will coordinate with International Orthodox Christian Charities and its local and ecumenical partners in Japan.  
    The efforts of IOCC are to discover unmet needs that will complement the assistance being rendered by the Japanese and other governments in their efforts to help the Japanese people in this most difficult time.  

  • In a story titled, “Ministry hopes to hula in Hawaii,” published on the Religion page in last Friday’s Los Alamos Monitor, Michele Irish is quoted as saying, “It started out as a religious praise thing and morphed into entertainment.”
    Irish wants to make clear that the ministry does not perform for entertainment purposes.

  • Saturday
    The Pajarito Astronomers will have their first county sponsored Dark Night of 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park. Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and star gaze. Mercury and Saturn will be visible. There will be a tour of the winter and spring constellations and there will be telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.  Viewing will end before midnight. Call Steve Becker at 662-3252 for information.

    Sunday

  • March on Hunger
    Aspen, Chamisa and Mountain elementaries, along with Los Alamos Middle School, are collecting non-perishable items for people and collars and leashes for pets as a community project and a student service project combine their efforts. To learn more about making donations call 661-4846.

    A day in the life

  • Once again, the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation’s annual Great Conversations dinner is coming to town. Join a group of tablemates and a speaker at 5:30 p.m. April 10 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center for an informative and fun conversation.
    This is the seventh in a series of articles on the featured speakers. For a complete list of speakers, topics and to print a registration form, visit www.lapsfoundation.com. Tickets are $60 per person and include appetizers, a gourmet meal, wine, dessert and coffee. Registration is open now and is complete when payment is received.

    Steve Stoddard
    Topic:  The Battle of the Bulge and on to the Rhine — SOLD OUT! Speaking points include:

  • 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 1, 2011
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM Democracy Now!
    11:00 AM County Council Meeting (Replay 3-29-11)
    03:00 PM Troop 22 Eagle Court of Honor Program
    04:00 PM Udall Update
    04:30 PM New Mexico History Conference – Nancy Owen Lewis
    05:00 PM Democracy Now!
    06:00 PM Los Alamos Historical Society – “Manhattan Project Memories”
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Pure Mind
    09:00 PM UCTV

    Saturday, April 2, 2011
    UCTV

    Sunday, April 3, 2011

  • 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.

  • Art receptions

    “Jemez Beauty,” an art show by Los Alamos native Jeff Potter, will be on display at the Jemez Fine Art Gallery in Jemez Springs Friday through April 7. The gallery is located at 17346 State Highway 4. The artist will be at the gallery for a reception from noon-4 p.m. April 2.  Call 575-829-3340 or visit jeffpotterart.com for more information.

    “Interference,” a show featuring Rita Bard, Jamie Hamilton and Lucrecia Troncoso, will open with a reception from 6-7 p.m. Friday at LAUNCHPROJECTS, 355 E. Palace Ave., Santa Fe. For more information call 670-9857.

  • Music
    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.
     
    The Los Alamos Community Winds invites all interested musicians to join its upcoming concerts. No audition is necessary, but proficiency on a wind or percussion instrument is required. The LACW rehearses from  7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. www.lacw.org.

  • 1.  Born This Way, Lady Gaga
    2. E.T., Katy Perry feauring
    Kanye West
    3.  S&M, Rihanna
    4. F**k You (Forget You) Cee Lo Green
    5. Just Can’t Get Enough,
    The Black Eyed Peas
    6.  Loser Like Me, Glee Cast
    7.  F**kin’ Perfect, P!nk
    8. Look At Me Now, Chris Brown
    featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes
    9.  Grenade, Bruno Mars
    10.  Down On Me, Jeremih
    featuring 50 Cent
    11.  Blow, Ke$ha
    12. Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You), Enrique Iglesias featuring Ludacris and DJ Frank E
    13. On The Floor, Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull
    14. Coming Home, Diddy - Dirty Money featuring Skylar Grey