Tuesday morning briefing: A recital, meet the lawmakers and some old time music

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing.

Recital set

Eastern New Mexico University will host the junior recital of Franklin Piland at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Buchanan Hall of the Music Building in Portales.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 575-562-2377.

Meet the lawmakers

The Eastern Plains Regional Legislative Forum is 10 a.m. until noon Wednesday at the Clovis-Carver Library North Annex.

Old time music

The Friends of Bluegrass Club meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Farwell Civic Center to play and listen to Bluegrass and Old Time Music played with acoustical instruments.

Always open to the public.

Info: Harold Kilmer, 763-6361

Quirky quote of the day

“The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives, but still hidden from the public, is that most things get better by themselves; most things, in fact, are better in the morning.” — Lewis Thomas

Kitchen tip

For safety, put a wine cork on the tip of a knife before putting the knife in a drawer.

Today in history

On this day in 2005, “Brokeback Mountain,” starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal as a pair of cowboys who meet as sheep herders in Wyoming in 1963 and begin a romantic relationship that endures for two decades, premieres in New York City.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/brokeback-mountain-premieres

Weather

Today — Partly sunny, with a high near 27.

Tonight — Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.