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  • Baha’i Faith
    For information, email losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.
    Bethlehem Lutheran
    Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, a member of the ELCA, is located at 2390 North Road, 662-5151; see a map at bethluth.com. The Eucharist is celebrated each Sunday at 9 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts served during fellowship hour starting at 10:15 a.m. The preaching is biblical by our Pastors Bruce Kuenzel and Nicolé Ferry, the music is lively, children are welcome and abundant, and a well-staffed nursery is provided. All are welcome! Come Join the Family!
    Bryce Ave. Presbyterian
    The church is located at 3333 Bryce Ave. The Rev. Henry Fernandez preaches, bapca.org, info@bapca.org. For information, call 672-3364.
    Calvary Chapel
    Sunday school classes for all ages at 9:15 a.m. and worship at 10:30.  Our current series is “Kingdom Reign” as we study the book of 2 Samuel.
    The Christian Church
    92 East Road, 662-6468, lachristian.org. 9-10 a.m. Sunday school; 10-10:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. Rev. Doug Partin, Assoc. Rev. Ben Partin.
    Christian Science
    1725 17th St. 662-5057.
    Church of Christ

  • The Blake Family, a local family of five, plans to enter full-time mission work with SIM (sim.org) in Niger, Africa. Carrie (Valentine) Blake, daughter of Allen and Judy Valentine, grew up in White Rock. She, along with her husband Sean and their teenagers Caitriona, Garrett and Derrick, will be leaving in August for French language training in Paris to prepare them for their mission work in Galmi, Niger.
    The Blakes will join the SIM team at the Galmi Hospital in Niger. Sean will be the IT administrator/consultant for the hospital, working with Nigeriens to find culturally relevant solutions to complex technology issues. Key projects will include clean power, electronic healthcare records and mentoring Nigeriens to move into the role of keeping the IT side of the hospital running.
    According to sim.org, SIM is a community of God’s people who delight to worship him and are passionate about the Gospel, seeking to fulfill the mission of Jesus Christ in the world.
    Carrie will serve as the midwifery tutor for the hospital, with goals of introducing compassion into the childbirth paradigm and reducing mortality through addressing issues like obstructed labor and neonatal resuscitation.

  • Former Los Alamos resident James Carothers is currently among the leaders in the Nash Next Contest, a talent competition sponsored by Cumulus Media designed to discover up-and-coming country music artists. Ultimately, the winner will be signed to the new Nash Next Record Label, called Big Machine Records and the Top 10 place winners will participate in a nationwide tour in 2016. First-round voting is underway and continues through today. As of Thursday afternoon, Carothers is ranked No. 10.
    Artist rank is determined by a real-time “Spin Score,” which is a combination of fan voting and fan interaction on the artist’s Nash Next profile. Friends, family, and fans wishing to help increase Carothers’ “Spin Score” and overall ranking in the competition should take the following steps:

    • Visit nashnextcountry.com
    • Click “Register as a Fan” and submit (Name, Email, Password)
    • Find “James Carothers” on the Leaderboard and go to his profile page.
    • Click the arrow to “Vote” (Fans may vote once every 24 hours through today)
    • Click the heart on the top picture to officially become James’s “Fan”
    • Hover over each song and click “Like” once for each song

  • THIS WEEK
    ON PAC 8

    Views expressed on programs shown on PAC 8 do not necessarily reflect the views of the manager, staff, or board.

    Friday, August 7, 2015
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
    10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program
    11:00 AM County Council Meeting – Replay – 7-28-15
    02:00 PM United in Christ
    03:00 PM Road to Recovery
    04:00 PM Uprising
    05:00 PM Democracy Now!
    06:00 PM United in Christ
    07:00 PM Los Alamos Historical Society – “Exploring Mars
    with the Curiosity Mars Rover”
    08:00 PM The Garage
    08:30 PM Bongo Boy Rock & Roll
    09:00 PM Bandelier National Monument Naturalization Ceremony
    10:30 PM FMP Live
    12:00 AM Free Speech TV

    Saturday, August 8, 2015
    Free Speech TV

    Sunday, August 9, 2015
    06:00 AM FSTV
    05:30 PM Key to the Kingdom
    06:00 PM Drawing Men to Christ
    07:00 PM United Church
    08:15 PM Los Alamos Non-Profit Spotlight
    08:30 PM Trinity on the Hill
    09:30 PM Generations
    11:00 PM That Which Is
    12:00 PM Free Speech TV

    Monday, August 10, 2015
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! LIVE
    10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program

  • Art exhibits
    The 11th Annual Gala Exhibition and Auction on display through Aug. 28 will showcase artists from across the U.S. and abroad who find inspiration in Fechin’s legacy, Taos and the creative traditions of the Southwest.

    Photographs Keith Carter “Ghostland” and Kate Breakey “Shadow and Light,” at the photo-eye Gallery, 541 S. Guadalupe St. in Santa Fe. Show runs through Aug. 22.

    Zane Bennett Gallery announces “IMPACTS! II” an exhibition featuring Bi Rongrong, Shen Fan, Liang Shaoji and others, with seven artists in total. The show is at 435 South Guadalupe St., across from the rail station in Santa Fe, and coincides with the Last Friday Art Walk in the Railyard Arts District. The grand opening will be from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 21. There will be exciting events occurring during these openings involving traditional and contemporary Chinese culture, with more information to follow.

    “Where the Buffalo Roam.” Angel Wynn, American artist and photographer. Show runs through Aug. 31 at Angel Wynn Gallery in Santa Fe.

    Kathleen Doyle Cook, “Intensity in Abstraction.” Friday through Aug. 31. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday at the New Concept Gallery in Santa Fe.

  • On Aug. 6, 1945, the Nakajima district of Hiroshima was a bustling neighborhood ... until the first atomic bomb was dropped by the U.S. military.
    A screening of the film “Message from Hiroshima” will be presented 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Center for Contemporary Arts in Santa Fe.
    Director Masaaki Tanabe reflects upon the 70th anniversary through heart-wrenching testimonials of survivors, plus digital recreations of life prior to the bomb.
    The film will be followed by a panel discussion of nuclear weapons issues by Valerie Plame of Global Zero, The Rev. John Dear of Campaign Nonviolence and Jay Coghlan of NukeWatch.
    Tickets for the event are $15 for the film and panel discussion. For $25 the event includes a reception and silent auction with the panel members.
    Reservations are recommended. ccasantafe.org/cinematheque/upcoming-films/382-nuke-watch, or call CCA at 982-1338. The film is in Japanese with English subtitles.
    The producers of “Message From Hiroshima” will be available to answer the public’s questions at 1 p.m. Thursday for one hour as part of a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything). Visit reddit.com/r/IamA to join the discussion live, or to read the responses afterwards.

  • Cleveland Millfest and benefit dance

    Cleveland Roller Mill Museum presents the 2015 Cleveland Millfest Festival. 10 a.m. Sept. 5 at the museum in Cleveland, 2 miles northwest of Mora.
    The festival is from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 5-6, off N.M. 518, near mile marker 31 in the community of Cleveland.
    There will be 60-plus artists, native foods, baked goods, dance exhibitions and continuous musical entertainment.
    The Cleveland Roller Mill Museum, a three-story adobe water-powered historic flourmill, will be in continuous operation. There are three tours available daily.
    The festival is free into the arts, crafts and entertainment area, and $4 for admission into the museum. Parking is $2 per vehicle.
    For more information, visit clevelandrollermillmuseum.org, or 575-387-2645.
    Also scheduled in Cleveland, is the Roller Mill benefit dance featuring the Rifters. The dance is 5 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Cleveland Roller Mill Museum.
    The Annual Mill Dance benefits the mill, which is the only flourmill of its size, and type that has been restored to operating condition in the southwestern United States.
    Mark Eaglehart and friends are the opening entertainment followed by the Rifters, one of northern New Mexico’s favorite south western country dance bands.

  • All concerts in St. Francis Auditorium in the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe, unless otherwise noted.
    6 p.m. Sunday
    5 p.m. — Pre-concert talk with composer Marc Neikrug and Steven Ovitsky
    Debussy Premiere Rhapsody for Clarinet & Piano
    Todd Levy, clarinet; Haochen Zhang, piano
    Neikrug Acequias for Guitar and String Quartet
    Łukasz Kuropaczewski, guitar; Orion String Quartet
    Dvorak String Quartet No. 13 in G Major, Op. 106
    Orion String Quartet
    Tickets: $10-$78

    10 a.m. Aug. 10
    Youth Concert
    Lukasz Kuropaczewski, guitar; Orion String Quartet
    Tickets: Free

    6 p.m. Aug. 10
    5 p.m. — Pre-concert talk with composer Mark Neikrug and Steven Ovitsky
    Debussy Premiere Rhapsody for Clarinet & Piano        
    Todd Levy, clarinet; Haochen Zhang, piano
    Neikrug Acequias for Guitar and String Quartet
    Łukasz Kuropaczewski, guitar; Orion String Quartet
    Dvorak String Quartet No. 13 in G Major, Op. 106
    Orion String Quartet
    Tickets: $10-$78

    Noon Aug. 11
    Giuliani Rossiniana No. 3, Op. 121
    Łukasz Kuropaczewski, guitar                    

  • By Melissa Riedel-Espinoza

    Special to the Monitor