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  • YMCA honoring Griggs at tourney

    The Family YMCA’s third annual Strong Kids Classic Golf Tournament changed its official name to remember long-time Y friend and golf community member, Ed Griggs.
    The Ed Griggs Memorial Strong Kids Classic will be Saturday at Los Alamos Golf Course. The scramble-format tournament has a 1 p.m. shotgun start time.

  • Quick Hits 06-07-12

    Taylor fires an ace at LAGC

    Los Alamos Golf Course had its second hole-in-one of the 2012 season and Wayne Taylor had the second hole-in-one of his life June 1.
    Taylor aced the par-3 No. 8 hole at LAGC. Taylor used a 6-iron on the 172-yard hole.
    The hole-in-one was witnessed by Jay Staton, John Engle and Beau Ballard.

    Brewer earns football award

    Los Alamos Hilltopper football player Peter Brewer picked up an award at football camp last week.
    Brewer was named Top Gun Linebacker by Football University at its regional camp in Denver. The national camp will be July 19-21 in Williamsburg, Va.
    Brewer is one of Los Alamos’ top returning starters for the 2012 season.

    Taos Marathon is Sunday

  • Best Sellers 06-07-12

    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.

  • Top 10 Singles 06-07-12

    1. Somebody That I Used to Know, Gotye
    2. Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen

    3. Payphone, Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa

    4. We Are Young, fun.
    5. Starships, Nicki Minaj

    6. Wild Ones, Flo Rida featuring Sia
    7. What Makes You Beautiful, One Direction
    8. Glad You Came, The Wanted
    9. Boyfriend, Justin Bieber
    10. Home, Philip Phillips

  • Off The Hill 06-07-12

    Art openings

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Art announces the exhibition of James Harvard, “Staying Ahead of the Beast.” This exhibit spans 40 years of painting with an emphasis on his “Abstract Illusionist” era, featuring paintings, archival boxes and sculptures dating from the late 1970s to 2012. The show opens June 29, with a reception from 5-7 p.m. at 435 S. Guadalupe St.

    “Other Views,” an exhibit of new work by Verne Stanford will open with a reception from 5-7 p.m. June 29 at Mill Fine Art, 530 Canyon Road, Santa Fe.  The exhibit will be on display through July 24.

  • LA Happenings 06-07-12

    Dance

    Scottish country dancing from 7:30-10 p.m. every Monday at Fuller Lodge. Beginners welcome, no partner or kilt needed. call 662-9785 or 661-8317 for more information.
    Music

    The Blue Window will have Jazz Night featuring The Ryan Finn Jazz Trio from 7-9 p.m. June 23. Tickets are $15 per person and dinner reservations are required.

    Lads of Enchantment, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, invites the public to join them in song. They meet at 7:15 p.m. on Thursdays at the United Church of Los Alamos, Graves Hall.  

    The Los Alamos Choral Society is recruiting singers. Rehearsals are from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. All singers are welcome.

  • Get a peek at the 2012 opera season

    The Los Alamos Opera Guild, a member of The Guilds of The Santa Fe Opera, Inc. announces a presentation, “Preview of the Santa Fe Opera 2012,” by local opera singer Alicia Solomon, at 7 p.m. June 14 at Mesa Public Library, she will explain highlights of the five operas being performed by the Santa Fe Opera this season.
     All of the 2012 operas will be new productions by the SFO. Solomon will explain the history of other productions of “Tosca” by Puccini, which will be performed along with “The Pearl Fishers” by Bizet; “Maometto II” by Rossini; “King Roger” by Szymanowski and “Arabella” by Richard Strauss. There is no fee for this presentation but donations are welcome. 

  • This week on PAC-8, June 8-14

    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, June 8, 2012
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
    10:00 AM Democrary Now!
    11:00 AM  County Council Replay (6-04-12)
    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 –“New Mexico’s Struggle for Statehood”
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Clear Mind
    09:00 PM FSTV

    Saturday, June 9, 2012
    FSTV

    Sunday, June 10, 2012
    06:00 AM FSTV
    05:30 PM Key to the Kingdom

  • Restaurant Inspections 06-07-12

    The following restaurant inspection reports were provided by the New Mexico Environment Department.

    Los Alamos

    De Colores Restaurant and Lounge, 2470 East Road
    Date inspected: May 31
    Violations: Four high-risk violations. Two for improper holding — small prep, cheese at 54 degrees on top, chicken at 47 degrees below; small prep steak on bottom at 35 degrees; cheese at 36 degrees on top. Corrected. One violation for contaminated equipment — sanitizer corrected. One for poor personal hygiene — hand wash sink must be designated solely for hand washing. No food or drink containers allowed in sink. Corrected.

  • Icon painting workshop offered July 9-14

    An opportunity to participate in an icon painting workshop in the Byzantine-Russian tradition will be offered July 9-14 in Santa Fe.
    The Prosopon School of Iconology, founded by Vladislav Andrejev, introduces the practice and theory of the ancient Christian art of icon-writing in the Byzantine-Russian tradition.
    In the intensive, “hands-on” workshop, each participant will paint an icon using traditional techniques and materials.
    The workshop is accessible to those with no art training or background, as well as previous students of iconography, artists and persons with art training, according to workshop coordinator Elizabeth Bezzerides.