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  • Billboard Top 10 Singles 08-18-11

    1.  Party Rock Anthem, LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock

    2.  Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.), Katy Perry

    3. Super Bass, Nicki Minaj

    4. Give Me Everything, Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, AfroJack and Nayer

    5. Lighters, Bad Meets Evil, featuring Bruno Mars
    6.  How to Love, Lil Wayne

    7. I Wanna Go, Britney Spears
    8. Move Like Jagger, Maroon 5
    9. Rolling in the Deep, Adele
    10. Tonight Tonight, Hot Chelle Rae

     

  • This week on PAC-8, Aug. 19-25

    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, August 19, 2011
    06:00 AM Democracy Now! – LIVE!
    10:00 AM The Thom Hartman Show
    11:00 AM County Council Meeting Replay (8-02-11)
    03:00 PM JR Oppenheimer Lecture –
        Paul Nurse – “Great Ideas of Biology
    04:30 PM The House of Yahwah
    05:00 PM Democracy Now!
    06:00 PM Los Alamos Historical Society -“Stories from the Secret City of Oak Ridge”
    07:30 PM Spirituality Today
    08:00 PM Clear Heart, Pure Mind
    09:00 PM UCTV

    Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011
    5:00 UCTV

  • Newnam welcomes friends to The Coffeehouse at Fuller Lodge

    Violinist Kay Newnam will welcome two friends to The Coffeehouse at Fuller Lodge at 7 p.m. Friday.  Pianist Anthony Maroudas and French horn player Erica Otero, along with Newnam, will perform chamber music by Paul Hindemith, Edvard Grieg and Johannes Brahms.
    “One of the most special experiences any musician can have is playing music with friends,” Newnam said. “Pianist Anthony Maroudas and French horn player Erica Otero are very special musicians and I am lucky that they are here for a performance.”

  • Best Sellers 08-18-11

    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.

  • New book claims Coco Chanel was Nazi spy

    PARIS  — Coco Chanel: A fashion icon whose name has become shorthand for timeless French chic, a shrewd businesswoman who overcame a childhood of poverty to build a luxury supernova and ... a Nazi spy?
    A new book by a Paris-based American historian suggests Chanel not only had a wartime affair with a German aristocrat and spy, but that she herself was also an agent of Germany’s Abwehr military intelligence organization and a rabid anti-Semite.
    Doubts about Chanel’s loyalties during World War II have long festered, but “Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel’s Secret War” goes well beyond those previous allegations, citing as evidence documents culled from archives around the world.

  • Celebrity News 08-18-11

    Ed O’Neill to get Hollywood star Aug. 30

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “Modern Family” star Ed O’Neill tells his hometown newspaper that he’ll get his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at the end of the month.
    O’Neill tells the Youngstown, Ohio, newspaper The Vindicator that he’ll be honored Aug. 30. Induction speeches will be given by Sofia Vergara, who plays his wife on the ABC hit, and Katey Sagal, who played his wife on Fox’s “Married With Children” in the 1980s and ‘90s.
    A Walk of Fame spokeswoman could not confirm the date.

  • PEEC helps rock collectors identify their 'treasures'

    Is your child’s rock collection taking over? Do you wonder what all those rocks actually are? Kids in third through fifth grade and their parents are welcome to bring their rocks to Pajarito Environmental Education Center at 5 p.m. Sunday for a rock identification workshop.
    With guidance from local geologists, kids will learn to identify the more familiar rocks in their collections and figure out some of the unusual ones. They will also have the opportunity to organize their collections into a box and make labels and a key. Parents are welcome to help.

  • Arts, crafts and history will be served up at El Vado Day event

    Piñon Ridge Crafters have joined with state parks volunteers to put on an event, the El Vado Day and Crafts Fair scheduled for Aug. 27 on the shore of El Vado Lake, a 17-mile drive west of Tierra Amarilla on Hwy. 112.
    The Crafts Fair will run all day, featuring local handmade art ranging from paintings and jewelry to furniture making. The day’s program begins at 9 a.m. with the Butterfly Dancers from the Jicarilla Apache Nation.
    The day is filled with programs highlighting everything from the history of the area’s sheepherding and weaving tradition, to the events leading to the establishment of the original village and its demise some years later.

  • Kids Get Creative

    Every summer Fuller Lodge Art Center has a solution to the perennial childhood complaint, “There’s nothing to do!” For six weeks, budding artists fill the classrooms and studio spaces at the Art Center to undertake explorations in all media led by a select group of teaching artists. This year over 200 children from 130 different families attended one or more weeks of Art Camp, and next week the Art Center will share the fruits of their artistic endeavors with the public in the “Summer Art Camp Showcase.” The week-long showcase culminates with a cookies and Kool-Aid open house from 1-4 p.m. Aug. 27.

  • Israel says attackers who came from Egypt kill 7--video extra

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Squads of gunmen armed with heavy weapons and explosives crossed into southern Israel from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Thursday and attacked buses, cars and an army patrol, officials said. It was one of the boldest attacks on the Jewish state in years, killing seven Israelis and stoking concerns about Palestinian militants exploiting instability in Egypt.