Today's Features

  • Art openings

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art presents an installment of the Virtual Dinner Guest Project at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the gallery, 435 S. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art presents an exhibition celebrating the significance of the L.A. art scene from post-World War II year through the 60s and 70s. Artists included are John Baldessari, Judy Chicago, Richard Diebenkorn, Guy Dill, Sam Francis and Edward Ruscha. The show opens Jan. 27 and continues through Feb. 17. A public reception will be from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 27 at the gallery, 435 S. Guadalupe St.

  • 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. “Mal and Chad: the Biggest, Bestest Time Ever!” Stephen McCranie*
    2. “Mal and Chad: the Biggest, Bestest Time Ever!” Stephen McCranie*
    3. “Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China,” Leslie T. Chang
    4. “NPFA 70E 2012 Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace,” NFPA
    5. “Coffin Man,” James D. Doss*
    6. “Bossypants,” Tina Fey
    7. “The Hunger Games,” Suzanne Collins
    8. “Hinds’ Feet on High Places,”

  • 1. We Found Love, Rihanna

    2. Sexy and I Know It, LMFAO

    3. It Will Rain, Bruno Mars

    4. Set Fire to the Rain, Adele
    5. Good Feeling, Flo Rida

    6. The One That Got Away, Katy Perry

    7. Ni**as in Paris, Jay Z and Kanye West
    8. I Won’t Give Up, Jason Mraz
    9. Party Rock Anthem, LMFAO
    10. Someone Like You, Adele

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

    Friday, January 20, 2012
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM The Thom Hartman Show
    11:00 AM  County Council Replay (1-10-12)
    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
    07:00 PM  Udall Update
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Clear Mind
    09:00 PM UCTV

    Saturday, January 21, 2012
    6:00 AM UCTV

    Sunday, January 22, 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.


    Burger King, 701 N. Riverside Dr.
    Date inspected: Jan. 9
    Violations: One low-risk violation for poor personal hygiene — not everyone in food prep/service area was wearing hair restraints. Must wear hair restraints in food prep area. Hair net, cap, slip-on hair cover, etc.

  • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The black-and-white silent film “The Artist” led the Golden Globes with three wins Sunday at a show that spread Hollywood’s love around among a broad range of films, including best drama recipient “The Descendants” and its star, George Clooney.
    Wins for “The Artist” included best musical or comedy and best actor in a musical or comedy for Jean Dujardin. Along with best drama, “The Descendants” won the dramatic-actor Globe for Clooney.
    The dual best-picture prizes at the Globes could set up a showdown between “The Artist” and “The Descendants” for the top honor at next month’s Academy Awards.

  • BALTIMORE (AP) — Is the “Poe Toaster” nevermore?
    For decades, a mysterious man left a three roses and cognac on Edgar Allan Poe’s grave to mark the anniversary of the writer’s birth. But after the visitor, dubbed the “Poe Toaster,” failed to appear two years in a row, Poe fans are planning one last vigil this week before calling an end to the annual Jan. 19 tradition.

  • ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico’s veterans are invited to show off their talents and celebrate the healing qualities of the arts at the 2012 local Veterans Creative Arts Festival on March 7 and 8 (visual arts) and March 9 (performing arts), at the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque.
    Main divisions for the 10th annual festival are music, visual arts, creative writing, drama and dance.
    Veterans will be able to enter up to three categories per division. Local first-place winners go on to compete at the national level via digital images and compact disc.

  • The newly formed Santa Fe Wagner Society announces its first event, inviting admirers of the composer and any others who might be interested.
     It will be at 4 p.m. Jan. 28 at the United Church of Santa Fe, 1804 Arroyo Chamiso.  The event is co-presented with the Santa Fe Concert Association as part of its “Note on Music” series.

  • Pajarito Environmental Education Center will offer a free talk and slideshow by Hari Viswanathan about his bird photography trip in Peru at 7 p.m. Jan. 26.  
    Viswanathan recently traveled from the Machu Picchu cloud forest to the Amazon rainforest on a special trip to photograph birds.
    He went from 10,000 feet in elevation in the Andes to 1,000 feet in the Amazon rain forest, passing through many different habitats along the way.
    His expert guide helped him locate and photograph some of the 1,879 species of birds in Peru (compared with only 925 species in the U.S.). Viswanathan said he was amazed at how many good looks he was able to get of spectacular species of macaws, toucans, tanagers, hummingbirds and more.