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Monday morning briefing: Free music, cooking tips and the JFK assassination

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

Music, music, music

The Eastern New Mexico University Steel Band is set to perform its Fall Concert at 7 p.m. today in the Music Building.

The performance, directed by Neil Rutland, features selections from David Rudder,

Chuck Mangione, Ken “Professor” Filmore, Andy Narell and other soca/calypso, pops and jazz composers, according to a news release from ENMU.

The event is free and open to the public.

Information: Kathi Fraze at 562-2377.

Holiday cooking tip

Involve family members in cooking daily meals. It divides the work and multiplies the enjoyment of the meal.

Video game of the week

Straight from the web world of our own Jenna Zamie.

Game: Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

Genre: Action adventure

System: 360, PS3, PC

What is it? This follow-up tale doesn't have the same impact of the story that spawned it, but Ezio's world is a wonder to inhabit.

ESRB Rating: Mature

Web site:

Today in history

On this day in 1963,