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Today's Features

  • Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series featuring the newest additions to the Living Treasures.

    On April 17, William “Bill” Chambers, Morris “Morrie” Pongratz and Stephanie Sydoriak will be recognized and honored as the newest members of Living Treasures of Los Alamos. The ceremony and reception, sponsored by Los Alamos National Bank, will begin at 2 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The public is invited to attend.
    This annual event is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of individuals who have enhanced life on the Hill. Friends, family and co-workers are encouraged to participate in the ceremony by sharing stories and memories about each new treasure.

  • 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, April 8, 2011
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM Democracy Now!
    11:00 AM County Council Meeting (Replay 4-05-11)
    03:00 PM Troop 22 Eagle Court of Honor Program
    04:00 PM Udall Update
    04:15 PM New Mexico History Conference –  Michael Stevenson
    05:00 PM Democracy Now!
    06:00 PM Los Alamos Historical Society – “Manhattan Project Memories”
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Pure Mind
    09:00 PM UCTV

    Saturday, April 9, 2011
    UCTV

  • 1.  “Hop,” weekend gross, $37.5 million
    2.  “Source Code, $14.8 million
    3.  “Insidious,” weekend gross, $13.2 million
     4.  “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, $10 million
    5. “Limitless,” weekend gross, $9.3  million
    6.  “The Lincoln Lawyer,” weekend gross, $6.8  million
    7.   “Sucker Punch,” weekend gross, $6 million
    8.  “Rango,” weekend gross, $4.5 million
    9.  “Paul,” weekend gross $4.2 million
    10.  “Battle Los Angeles,” weekend gross, $3.5 million

    Source: www.the-movie-times.com

  • Art openings
    “Two Four One,” an exhibit of landscape photography by Victoria Rogers and collaborative abstracts by Victoria Rogers and Cal Haines will open with a reception at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Church, 107 W. Barcelona Road, Santa Fe. The exhibit will run through April 30. For more information call 989-1088.

    The Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, opens a major exhibition, “Folk Art of the Andes,” April 17. This will be the first exhibit in the United States to feature a broad range of folk art from the Andean region of South America, showcasing more than 850 works of art primarily dating from the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibit runs through February 2012.

  • Music
    Lads of Enchantment, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, invites the public to join them in song.  Besides the enjoyment of singing in harmony, our barbershop chorus and quartets experience the thrill of performing in the community. They meet at 7:15 p.m. on Thursdays at the United Church of Los Alamos, Graves Hall. Attendees will find their chapter meetings are well planned, musically satisfying and fun. Visitors are welcome.
     
    The Los Alamos Community Winds invites all interested musicians to join its upcoming concerts. No audition is necessary, but proficiency on a wind or percussion instrument is required. The LACW rehearses from  7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. www.lacw.org.

  • 1.  E.T., Katy Perry feauring Kanye West
    2. S&M, Rihanna
    3.  F**k You (Forget You) Cee Lo Green
    4. Born This Way, Lady Gaga
    5. Just Can’t Get Enough, The Black Eyed Peas
    6.  No Sleep, Wiz Khalifa
    7.  Look At Me Now, Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes
    8. F**kin’ Perfect, P!nk
    9.  Down On Me, Jeremih featuring 50 Cent
    10.  On The Floor, Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull
    11.  Blow, Ke$ha
    12. Grenade, Bruno Mars
    13. Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You), Enrique Iglesias featuring Ludacris and DJ Frank E
    14. Firework, Katy Perry
    15.  Moment 4 Life, Nicki Minaj featuring Drake

  • Reservations are being taken for Dixon Apple Orchard’s Springtime Chuckwagon event from 4-7:30 p.m. April 16 and 2-5:30 p.m. April 17.
    Take a journey back into the old west … sit back, relax and enjoy live music and scenery as Carl Hawkins of “Hawkins Chuckwagon” rustles up a meal cooked over an open fire in Dutch ovens.
    Cabin Orchard Hayrides will weave attendees through the entire Dixon’s Apple Orchard on a tractor-pulled hay wagon. An explanation of its history and operation will be given.
    Attendees will spend time at the Old Log Cabin built at the turn of the century.

  • Reservations are being taken for Dixon Apple Orchard’s Springtime Chuckwagon event from 4-7:30 p.m. April 16 and 2-5:30 p.m. April 17.
    Take a journey back into the old west … sit back, relax and enjoy live music and scenery as Carl Hawkins of “Hawkins Chuckwagon” rustles up a meal cooked over an open fire in Dutch ovens.
    Cabin Orchard Hayrides will weave attendees through the entire Dixon’s Apple Orchard on a tractor-pulled hay wagon. An explanation of its history and operation will be given.
    Attendees will spend time at the Old Log Cabin built at the turn of the century.

  • 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.

     

  • Presenter Kristi Beguin has designed a class for pregnant women, women who are considering pregnancy and people who will support them.  
    The class, which will teach attendees about herbal and natural remedies, will be offered from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Pajario Environmental Education Center.  
    Topics include a variety of herbs and natural remedies that can nourish and support a woman’s body during all the stages of pregnancy, including the post-partum months.