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Today's Features

  • “Doing Good and Doing Well: Embodying Your Values in Your Investment Choices,” a talk by Johann Klaassen, vice president of Investment Services for First Affirmative Financial Network in Colorado Springs, will be May 21 at Pajarito Environmental Education Center.
    While many people shop carefully and consciously in order to maximize their impact and minimize their footprint, relatively few people try to do the same with their savings and investments.
    Those who ask their financial advisors about investing according to their values are often discouraged — but it is possible to direct money’s power in the marketplace to shape the world according to one’s values, and this can be done without sacrificing competitive returns.

  • The always touring Igor and the Red Elvises will bring their newest evolvement to Northern New Mexico May 23, giving residents a taste of what has kept international audiences captivated for generations.
    If Igor and Red Elvises aren’t in the middle of a tour, they are getting ready for the next one — this is a group that is constantly in motion and consistently evolving. Singer, songwriter, guitarist and showman Igor Yuzov is perpetually globetrotting and in the process, he has found scores of musicians to bring into the fold of this increasingly international party band.
    The Red Elvises started as a Russian group, playing what they dubbed “Siberian Surf Rock.”

  • 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.

    Book signings

  • 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. We Are Young, fun.

    3. Payphone, Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa
    4. Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen

    5. Wild Ones, Flo Rida featuring Sia

    6. Glad You Came, The Wanted
    7.  Starships, Nicki Minaj
    8. Boyfriend, Justin Bieber
    9. What Makes You Beautiful, One Direction
    10. Stronger, Kelly Clarkson

  • 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, May 18, 2012
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
    10:00 AM Democrary Now!
    11:00 AM  County Council Replay (5-15-12)
    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, May 19, 2012
    FSTV

    Sunday, May 20, 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.

    Española

    Arby’s, 931 N. Riverside Dr.
    Date inspected: May 9, complaint
    Violations: One high-risk violation for improper holding — meat product held at 123 degrees, corrected by disposing. One moderate-risk violation for other — walls/ceilings need repair/maintenance.
    Notes: Dry storage overall OK, clean. No chemicals stored in food prep area. Staff wearing clean uniforms, observed good sanitary skills. Facility needs maintenance, i.e., paint, replacement of ceiling tiles, etc. Permit missing. NMED will research expiration date and provide copy.

  • Dance Arts Los Alamos is celebrating 20 years of bringing professional dance training and performances to the community. This weekend, three programs will highlight the accomplishments of dancers ages three through adult, as well as the DALA faculty. All performances will be at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Admission is free.

  • Sometimes we try really hard to like things and no matter how hard we try, it just doesn’t work.
    Let’s just preface by saying that sometimes if you have to try to like something, then something must be wrong.
    Such was the case with the musical “Cowboy Poet.”
    It would be easy enough to blame the nasty weather outside or maybe it was the length of the show (two-and-a-half hours). Whatever the reason, it seemed as though many in the audience couldn’t help but wonder when the Los Alamos Little Theatre production would end.

  • Abandon everything that comes to mind when the word “naked” is spoken and try to see things in a different light without blushing or giggling like a teenager.
    The staff at the Fuller Lodge Art Center is hoping that patrons will do just that, as it presents its newest exhibit, “Naked,” opening with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday. More than 50 artists will share their interpretations of what it means to be naked.
    The range of work on display is as varied as the artists. From sketches and photographs of nudes, to ceramic and bronze interpretations of the female body, to photographs of stingrays and trees, each individual shares their vision.