Thursday morning briefing: Tooting a horn, Python meets Hitchcock and Rosa Parks takes a seat

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

Tooting her horn

Eastern New Mexico University will host the senior oboe recital of Megan Neighoff at 7 p.m. Monday in Buchanan Hall of the Music Building in Portales.

The event is free and open to the public.

Play time

Monty Python meets Alfred Hitchcock 7 p.m. today through Saturday at Clovis Community College’s Town Hall.

That’s how The Company Class players in “The 39 Steps” describe their play.

Tickets are $7 and will be available at the door or in advance at the cashier’s windows at CCC.

Information: 769-4945.

Quirky quote of the day

“Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.” — Charles de Gaulle

Kitchen tip

Recipes are only a guideline, not the Bible. Feel comfortable replacing ingredients with similar ingredients that you like.

Today in history

On this day in 1955, In Montgomery, Ala., Rosa Parks is jailed for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man, a violation of the city’s racial segregation laws.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rosa-parks-ignites-bus-boycot

Weather

Today — Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to between 20 and 25 mph. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

Tonight — Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a north wind between 15 and 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.