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Today's Features

  • Join Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the Santa Fe Raptor Center for an evening of owls at 6:30 p.m. June 12 at PEEC, 3540 Orange St.
    Participants will view live owls, learn owl calls and take a walk to listen for owls on the trail.  The event is free to PEEC members and $5 per family for non-members. No registration is required.
    Laura Swartz from the Santa Fe Raptor Center will bring a Barn Owl, Saw-Whet Owl, and a Great Horned Owl to PEEC.  She’ll share information about the owls — how they came to be educational birds and what their lives would be like if they lived in the wild.

  • Today
    The First Ever Student Art Show at Karen Wray Fine Art features works by Wray’s students. The show runs through Thursday evening at 2101 Trinity Dr. Suite B2.

    The Mesa Public Library Free Film Series presents, “Run Lola Run,” at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs meeting rooms.

    The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents, “The Adventures of Tin Tin,” at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

    Friday
    There will be an exhibit opening, “Los Alamos Opera Guild,” from 5-7 p.m., as part of Los Alamos Friday Night, at the Los Alamos Historical Museum.

  • Things are happening this summer in Los Alamos. The Friday night concerts seem to have a good turnout. The first show was May 18 at the Kite Fest and there were about 600 folks out there.
    The Red Elvises concert on May 25 drew around 2,500 people and last week’s Laurie Lewis bluegrass/folk concert drew about 1,500 folks.
    Last Friday was the start of what is referred to on Facebook as “Los Alamos Friday Night.” Some businesses are staying open late and trying things to bring more activity to town.

  • 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.

  • 1. Somebody That I Used to Know, Gotye
    2. Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen

    3. Payphone, Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa

    4. We Are Young, fun.
    5. Starships, Nicki Minaj

    6. Wild Ones, Flo Rida featuring Sia
    7. What Makes You Beautiful, One Direction
    8. Glad You Came, The Wanted
    9. Boyfriend, Justin Bieber
    10. Home, Philip Phillips

  • Art openings

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces the exhibition of James Harvard, “Staying Ahead of the Beast.” This exhibit spans 40 years of painting with an emphasis on his “Abstract Illusionist” era, featuring paintings, archival boxes and sculptures dating from the late 1970s to 2012. The show opens June 29, with a reception from 5-7 p.m. at 435 S. Guadalupe St.

    “Other Views,” an exhibit of new work by Verne Stanford will open with a reception from 5-7 p.m. June 29 at Mill Fine Art, 530 Canyon Road, Santa Fe.  The exhibit will be on display through July 24.

  • Dance

    Scottish country dancing from 7:30-10 p.m. every Monday at Fuller Lodge. Beginners welcome, no partner or kilt needed. call 662-9785 or 661-8317 for more information.
    Music

    The Blue Window will have Jazz Night featuring The Ryan Finn Jazz Trio from 7-9 p.m. June 23. 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. They meet at 7:15 p.m. on Thursdays at the United Church of Los Alamos, Graves Hall.  

    The Los Alamos Choral Society is recruiting singers. Rehearsals are from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. All singers are welcome.

  • The Los Alamos Opera Guild, a member of The Guilds of The Santa Fe Opera, Inc. announces a presentation, “Preview of the Santa Fe Opera 2012,” by local opera singer Alicia Solomon, at 7 p.m. June 14 at Mesa Public Library, she will explain highlights of the five operas being performed by the Santa Fe Opera this season.
     All of the 2012 operas will be new productions by the SFO. Solomon will explain the history of other productions of “Tosca” by Puccini, which will be performed along with “The Pearl Fishers” by Bizet; “Maometto II” by Rossini; “King Roger” by Szymanowski and “Arabella” by Richard Strauss. There is no fee for this presentation but donations are welcome. 

  • 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, June 8, 2012
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
    10:00 AM Democrary Now!
    11:00 AM  County Council Replay (6-04-12)
    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 –“New Mexico’s Struggle for Statehood”
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Clear Mind
    09:00 PM FSTV

    Saturday, June 9, 2012
    FSTV

    Sunday, June 10, 2012
    06:00 AM FSTV
    05:30 PM Key to the Kingdom

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

    Los Alamos

    De Colores Restaurant and Lounge, 2470 East Road
    Date inspected: May 31
    Violations: Four high-risk violations. Two for improper holding — small prep, cheese at 54 degrees on top, chicken at 47 degrees below; small prep steak on bottom at 35 degrees; cheese at 36 degrees on top. Corrected. One violation for contaminated equipment — sanitizer corrected. One for poor personal hygiene — hand wash sink must be designated solely for hand washing. No food or drink containers allowed in sink. Corrected.