Silver City http://krwg.org en Grant County Chicano Music Festival http://krwg.org/post/grant-county-chicano-music-festival <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> August 23, 2013 - Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Western New Mexico University (WNMU) Professor of Chicano Studies, in Silver City, Pataricia Cano, with music from Grant County, including a song written by the Mayor of Hurley, Ed Encinas.</p><p>The Grant County Board of Commissioners in Silver City, Grant County, New Mexico have proclaimed the week of August 26th through September 1st as Grant County Chicano Music Week.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 22:07:49 +0000 Emily Guerra 48188 at http://krwg.org Grant County Chicano Music Festival SAVING A CULTURAL ICON IN GRANT COUNTY http://krwg.org/post/saving-cultural-icon-grant-county <P>May 31, 2013 – Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with New Mexico State University and Western New Mexico University Educator and Writer, Dr. Luis “Nacho” Quinones. He grew up in Bayard near Santa Rita, and says the existence of the Kneeling Nun remains in jeopardy as the copper mine in Santa Rita expands.</P> <P>The preservation of a symbolic rock formation known as the Kneeling Nun continues. Fri, 31 May 2013 05:02:18 +0000 Emily Guerra 42297 at http://krwg.org SAVING A CULTURAL ICON IN GRANT COUNTY