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  • Off the Hill 04-05-12

    Art openings

    To promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts and to support the community of artists who work with glass, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art will feature four glass artists in the gallery during the month of April. The show opens with a reception from 2-4 p.. April 14. The gallery is located at 435 S. Guadalupe St.

    Zane Bennett Contemporary Arts announces a video installation and exhibition of prints by Santa Fe artist Mitchell Marti. Also showing are works that reflect Baltimore artist Soledad Salameé’s passion for the Earth’s natural resources. The shows open April 27 and continues through May 18. The reception will be from 5-7 p.m. at the gallery, 435 S. Guadalupe St.

    Book sales

  • Best Sellers 04-05-12

    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 04-05-12

    1. We Are Young, fun.

    2. Stronger, Kelly Clarkson

    3. Glad You Came, The Wanted

    4. Somebody That I Used to Know, Gotye
    5. Starships, Nicki Minaj
    6. Set Fire to the Rain, Adele

    7. Wild Ones, Flo Rida featuring Sia  
    8. Part of Me, Katy Perry
    9. Take Care, Drake featuring Rihanna
    10. Turn Me On, David Guetta

     

  • Animal Planet unleashing a new season of shows

    NEW YORK (AP) — Animal Planet has a menagerie of new shows for the season ahead that promise real-life drama, monstrous mystery, unusual human creatures and a new breed of cute.
    Also look for the network’s first competition show, with the provocative title “Top Hookers.” (Relax. It deals with fishing.)
    The slate of new programming, most of which will launch next year, is scheduled for unveiling to advertisers Thursday in New York at the upfront presentation of parent company Discovery Communications.
    The lineup builds on Animal Planet’s brand strategy of “Surprisingly Human,” said Marjorie Kaplan, the channel’s president and general manager.

  • ‘At Home on the Slopes of Mountains’

    “I write to keep things from getting lost.” — Peggy Pond Church, poet and author

    “I write to keep Peggy from getting lost.” — Sharon Snyder, biographer

    We owe serious thanks to the Los Alamos Historical Society for believing in both of these women.

  • This week on PAC-8, April 6-12

    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 6, 2012
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM Democrary Now!
    11:00 AM  County Council Replay (3-27-12)
    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- “Los Alamos and the Cold War”
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Clear Mind
    09:00 PM FSTV

    Saturday, April 7, 2012
    FSTV

    Sunday, April 8, 2012
    06:00 AM FSTV
    05:30 PM Key to the Kingdom

  • Restaurant Inspections 04-05-12

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

    Española

    Abedon Lopez Senior Citizen Center, Santa Cruz
    Date inspected: March 27
    Violations: One moderate-risk violation for other: floor tiles/floor surface needs repair in kitchen. Repeat violation. Need to repair, easy to clean, prevent slips, trips or falls.
    Status of establishment: Approved, no follow-up required.

    Carlos Vigil Middle School, 1602 Johnny Valdez
    Date inspected: March 23
    Violations: None
    Status of establishment: Approved, no follow-up required

    McCurdy School, McCurdy Road
    Date inspected: March 27
    Violations: None

  • LAPS Fourth-graders choose LA County species

    The Los Alamos Public Schools elementary librarians and fourth graders, with help from the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, have been working on a project to research and choose their favorite species for Los Alamos County.
    Librarians Beverly Baker, Marilyn Branton, Julie Goen and Jeffrey Lloyd have guided their fourth grade students in researching local mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies and birds.
    Using their research, students have posted information about their creatures and arguments about why it should or should not be the representative for its species for Los Alamos, on an educational wiki. The wiki can be viewed at losalamosspecies.wikispaces.com.

  • PBS to air Bataan anniversary program

    On Dec. 15, 2011, honoring the 70th anniversary of the fall of Bataan (April 2012) and the subsequent death march, Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) proposed legislation to grant the Congressional Gold Medal to the troops who defended Bataan during World War II.
    The next day, Congressman Martin Heinrich (D-NM) proposed similar legislation in the House of Representatives — H.R. 3712.
    One inspiration for this action was the documentary, “Tragedy of Bataan.” As an adjunct to “Tragedy of Bataan.” New Mexico PBS has produced a half-hour program with some of the survivors of the surrender of Bataan.   

  • Los Alamos Historical Society presents, 'Then and Now'

    History and ecology meet in a presentation on repeat photography called “Then and Now.” The free event is part of the Los Alamos Historical Society’s 2011-2012 lecture series.
    Terry Foxx and John Hogan will share their experiences at 7:30 p.m. April 10. The duo are ecologists that have looked at the past to help understand the future. Each of them became interested in using photography as a tool not only to document history, but also to document change in what seems like a changeless or slowly changing landscape.