Today's Features

  • Art openings

    Act I Gallery presents “Colors of Winter,” an all-gallery group show. Enjoy live music, mingle with the artists and view the new works from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday at 218 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. For more information, visit actonegallery.com or call 575-758-7831.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art invites young art enthusiasts to engage with art in the “Under Thirty-Five” exhibit. Featured artists include: Dunham Aurelius, Tamara Zibners, Matthew Szosz, Michael Petry, Holly Roberts, Karina Hean and Heidi Pollart. The show opens with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 24 at 435 S. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe.

  • 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. Stronger, Kelly Clarkson

    2. Set Fire to the Rain, Adele
    3. Good Feeling, Flo Rida

    4. We Found Love, Rihanna
    5. Turn Me On, David Guetta
    6. Domino, Jessie J
    7. Rack City, Tyga
    8. Young, Wild and Free, Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa
    9. Sexy and I Know It, LMFAO
    10. It Will Rain, Bruno Mars


  • 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.

    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 Community Winds invites all interested musicians to join its upcoming concerts. The LACW rehearses from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. lacw.org.


    Views expressed on programs shown on PAC8 do not necessarily reflect the views of the manager, staff, or board.

    Friday, February 17, 2012
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM The Thom Hartman Show
    11:00 AM  County Council Replay (2-01-12)
    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 UCTV

    Saturday, February 18, 2012
    6:00 AM UCTV

    Sunday, February 19, 2012
    06:00 AM UCTV
    05:30 PM Key to the Kingdom

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


    Home Run Pizza, 1010 Riverside Dr.
    Date inspected: Feb. 13, complaint
    Violations: Complaint investigation regarding dog present in facility. Person working states he isn’t aware of anyone bringing in a dog to work. Claims complaint is not true. One moderate-risk violation for administration: facility has changed ownership, therefore permit is no longer valid. New owner needs to acquire permit to continue. Facility needs to close until permit is issued.
    Status of establishment: Voluntary closure

    Johnson Controls NNM, 1027 Railroad Ave.
    Date inspected: Feb. 7

  •  Angelina Jolie said Monday she hopes her directorial debut “In the Land of Blood and Honey” will provoke a wider discussion about rape — something that the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said could be extremely valuable in helping bring perpetrators to justice.
    Jolie, who received a Cinema for Peace award for her film and the group’s “honorary award for opposing war and genocide” for the movie focusing on the war in Bosnia late Monday, said she wants viewers to be “uncomfortable” when they see the film.

  • The splintered music world truly coalesces only one night of 365 for the Grammy Awards, and this year was united in the triumph of recovered British soul singer Adele’s trophy haul and the tragedy of Whitney Houston’s death.
    Adele swept the major honors of song, record and album of the year Sunday for her lost-love epic “21” and its driving single “Rolling in the Deep.” She picked up her final two awards after making her first public performance in months after being sidelined for throat surgery. Her total of six Grammys matched Beyonce for most ever by a female act.

  • For the past two years, The Santa Fe Opera Guild has offered a course for the opera neophyte, opening the door to this world.  Registration filled the sessions almost immediately.  Buoyed by the response, the Guild is offering a new look at opera, “Opera 201.”  The course is open to all, beginners, aficionados and the curious, who would like to know something about this art form.

  • Join Craig Martin, open space specialist for Los Alamos County and Dale Coker, ranger at Bandelier National Monument, for an update on post-fire trail conditions in the county and at the monument. The talk will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St., and is free and open to the public.
    The Las Conchas Fire devastated many favorite trails in the county and Bandelier, and the floods that followed finished off many others. Martin and Coker will discuss what happened to the local trails and what has been done to repair them, and what work still remains to be done. For people interested in volunteering to help with the repair work, Martin and Coker will provide information on how to get involved.