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Today's Features

  •  LOS ANGELES— It may seem as though Academy Awards voters would be a bunch of fawning monarchists, considering how often the ceremony has been a love fest for all things English. But British kings and queens generally wind up losers at the Oscars.
    If “The King’s Speech,” a saga about Queen Elizabeth II’s dad, makes good on its status as best-picture favorite on Sunday, it would become the first film with a British monarch as its central figure to win the top prize in the 83-year history of the Oscars.

  • NEW YORK — Online shoppers subscribing to Amazon.com’s premium membership are getting a new entertainment feature that will allow them to watch movies over the Internet, just as they can through Netflix’s rapidly growing video subscription service.

  • Where can you hear a bagpiper, violinists, cellists, a choir doing HMS Pinafore, a bluegrass band, a saxophone quartet, all kinds of piano music (including piano duets) and other types of performances?
    The answer is the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Music Marathon. The Marathon will be from 2-9 p.m. Sunday in the UNM-LA Student Center. The event is free and open to everyone. Donations will be accepted and will help upgrade campus laboratory facilities and support student scholarships.

  • The Fuller Lodge Art Center has been transformed into a living, breathing homage to the great outdoors for it’s new exhibit “Outside In.”
    Entering the Art Center is a feast for the senses as water trickles from the mouth of a ceramic reptile created be Florida Artist Eberhard Basler, Valentina Devine’s textural fabric forms reminiscent of bamboo veil what awaits around the next corner and shaped wood, clay and pine needle vessels rise up to kiss drawings and pastel work.

  • Los Alamos is rapidly becoming a jazz town.
    Following on the heels of local jazz performances by trumpeter Jan McDonald and the John Trentacosta Trio, the Los Alamos Community Winds and the Los Alamos Big Band are joining forces to present an evening of music and dancing called, “And All That Jazz,” at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road. Admission is free.

  • Adrian Abeyta and Erick Rodriguez, grade 9, Los Alamos High School; district first place and a Kiwanis award in the senior division for, “Paper Battery?” in the Energy and Transportation category.

     

    Joe Abeyta, grade 11, Los Alamos High School; district first place in the senior division, awards from Pajarito Environmental Education Center, Kiwanis Barranca PTO for “Indicators of Other Populations in Northern New Mexico,” in the Environmental Science category.

     

  • Today
    Los Alamos Medical Center presents “To Your Health,” a free community education lecture series from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the LAMC cafeteria. Dr. Ian Alexander, ENT will talk about new advances in sinusitis treatment.

  • Mexico mission

    Items are currently being accepted for the Mexico Mission Auction, March 6. The auction will raise funds to build homes during spring break. To donate items call 662-2971. The auction will be March 6 at the United Church. A silent auction will be from 2-3 p.m., with a live auction at 3 p.m. Donations can be made through Feb. 27 at the United Church is located at 2525 Canyon Road.

    D’Souza to give talk

  • Today
    The Los Alamos Little Theater will have a play reading of “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” at 7 p.m. at LALT, 1670 Nectar St.
    Wednesday
     Los Alamos Medical Center presents “To Your Health,” a free community education lecture series from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the LAMC cafeteria. Dr. Ian Alexander, ENT will talk about new advances in sinusitis treatment.

  • Auditions for “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” by Alan Ball, a play directed by Roxanne Tapia and produced by Todd Graves and Jim Sicilian, will be at noon Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at Los Alamos Little Theater, 1670 Nectar St. Callbacks will be at 7 p.m. Monday, if necessary, at LALT.