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Friday, September 9, 2011

NM News

  • Here are a few of our favorite events from around the state:   September 8–10 Rock out with live music at the  Clovis Music Festival. Also on tap will be tours of the Norman Petty Studio and the Norman and Vi Petty Rock and Roll Museum, the Rockin’ Motorcycle Rally and a car show.
  • One thing I find fascinating as governor is the disconnect between those in and around the capitol and real New Mexicans. The issue of giving driver's licenses to illegal immigrants is perhaps the best example. They say it's controversial, but New Mexicans are remarkably united - across ethnic, party, and religious lines. Critics can attack my heritage, accuse me of being a "bad Catholic" for my position, but I will keep my word to you and continue the fight to repeal this dangerous law.

  • Santa Fe Reporter - Blogs
     A rally in support of New Mexico's driver's license law was held today in front of the Roundhouse. Click here to watch the video. The rally, sponsored by pro-immigrant group Somos Un Pueblo Unido, featured several state lawmakers and a Catholic priest from Roswell.
  • Known for his mastery of the tri-tone lithograph as well as his his humorous-yet-nightmarish surrealism, 73-year-old Bruce Lowney has been a fixture in the New Mexico arts landscape for almost 40 years. A native Angeleno and disciple of the affluent Tamarind Institute, Lowney’s influences appear to range from Magritte to Peter Blume to Edward Gorey.
  • Bethany Delahunt’s Report Station art box has been getting a lot of attention, from people who know what it’s all about to random strangers who need to use a phone. Alibi employees sometimes dial it to see if someone walking by will pick up. Anyone who’s been called from it now has the number, and many of them are calling it back....

    The 73rd New Mexico State Fair is ready to open its doors Friday at 11 a.m. More than 600,000 people are expected to attend this year and there are some new attractions for fair-goers.
    By Michael Swickard • Commentary • America is at a critical crossroads. The government must reinstall a business climate so that the manufacturing sector can lift the nation out of this recession - or we can continue using government to keep people from being productive.

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