The Hispanic Music Festival with Guitarras Volando, Trio Los Amigos, and Mariachi Nuevo Sonido garnered more than 120 people, who enjoyed enchiladas, posole, beans and biscochitos in addition to the musical performance. Photo courtesy of the Manzano Mountain Art Council.

The Hispanic Music Festival with Guitarras Volando, Trio Los Amigos, and Mariachi Nuevo Sonido garnered more than 120 people, who enjoyed enchiladas, posole, beans and biscochitos in addition to the musical performance. Photo courtesy of the Manzano Mountain Art Council.

Leota Harriman
Leota Harriman

Leota started working for The Independent in 2006, working her way up through the ranks. An employee buyout in 2010 led to her ownership of the newspaper. Leota has served on the board of the N.M. Press Association, and is currently its First Vice President. She is passionate about health and wellness, especially mental health, and loves making art. She can be reached at news.ind.editor@gmail.com.