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  • Out and about 03-17-11

    Art receptions

    Author and artist Aline Fourier will sign her book, “Everything I Eat Nourishes Me, a Cookbook for Body and Soul,” from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Art, 2843 N.M. 14 N., Madrid. For more information call 471-1054.

    Talks

  • LA Happenings 03-17-11

    Music
    Celtic Band, Roaring Jelly will play live Irish music at the Central Grill from 5:30-
    9 p.m., Thursday.

    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.

  • Billboard Top 25 Singles 03-17-11

    1.  Born This Way, Lady Gaga
    2. F**k You (Forget You), Cee Lo Green
    3.  S&M, Rihanna
    4. F*kin’ Perfect, P!nk
    5. On the Floor, Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull
    6.  Grenade, Bruno Mars
    7.  Blow, Ke$ha
    8. E.T., Katy Perry featuring
    Kanye West
    9.  Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You), Enrique Iglesias featuring Ludacris and DJ Frank E
    10.  Firework, Katy Perry
    11.  I Need a Doctor, Dr. Dre
    featuring Eminem and Skylar Grey

  • This week on PAC-8, March 17-13

    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, March 18, 2011
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM Democracy Now!
    11:00 AM County Council Meeting (Replay 3-01-11)
    04:00 PM Udall Update
    04:30 PM New Mexico History Conference – Chuck Hormung
    05:00 PM Democracy Now!
    06:00 PM Los Alamos Historical Society – “Manattan         Project Memories”

  • Otowi Station's Best Sellers 03-17-11

    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.  “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” Mark Twain

    2.  “The English Patient,”
    Michael Ondaatje
     3.  “To Kill a Mockingbird,”
    Harper Lee
    4.  “Adobe Photoshop CS5 Book for Digital Photographers,” Scott Kelby
     5.  “American Prometheus,” Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin

  • Big rock night for Diamond, Cooper

    NEW YORK — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s annual induction ceremony is the only place you’d find Bruce Springsteen as just one member of a 21-piece backup band.
    The rock hall’s latest class brought together Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Darlene Love, Dr. John and Leon Russell, and after all the speeches were done the musicians kept playing until the wee hours.

  • Spring into the 2011 opera season

    Opera season is just around the corner, so the Los Alamos Opera Guild of the Santa Fe Opera is celebrating the upcoming 2011 opera season with a spring membership party from 3-6 p.m. March 20 at the White Rock home of Roland and Anna Earlene Caspersen. Melissa Riedel-Espinoza, a local soprano will entertain, and Paula Nichols will accompany her.
    The spring membership party is the start of a series of events including a performance of the apprentices of the Santa Fe Opera for Los Alamos at Fuller Lodge at 7 p.m. April 23.

  • Composers' symposium scheduled

    The 2011 UNM John Donald Robb Composers’ Sympo­sium is scheduled on the UNM Campus from March 27-March 30.
    The international sympo­sium’s distinguished headliner is Konrad Boehmer, a Dutch composer of German descent, who is one of the last remain­ing links to post-War European serialism and is himself one of its most eloquent spokespersons.

  • Review: 'Moonlight and Magnolias' glows

    Being trapped in a room with a boss and co-worker probably isn’t how most people want to spend a day, never mind five days, especially when there’s only peanuts and bananas for subsistence, but that’s exactly how Victor Fleming, Ben Hecht and David O. Selznick spent a week while working on the screenplay for “Gone With the Wind.”
    Los Alamos Little Theater’s latest production, “Moonlight and Magnolias,” by Ron Hutchinson, chronicles the trio’s journey to write what would become a very well known film.

  • Ride the rapids of mystery with Groundwater

    Beth Groundwater debuts a new mystery, “Deadly Currents,” the first in her Rocky Mountain Outdoor Adventures series, at Otowi Station Bookstore at 6 p.m. March 23.
    She writes, “My hope is that my new series will marry the wilderness settings and ranger lifestyles with the thrill of running roiling rapids!”