Sometimes I have so many stories in my inbox, it's like herding cats. Here are a few of the latest ones:
Diana Holland appears in 'Cyrano de Bergerac' by ACT 1 thru Nov. 13
Speaking of Diana Holland, her non-profit Tango Nashville has shut down, but a new group Nashville Tango Club was just launched
The Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition published its November Community Calendar, which includes Capoeira dance lessons (scroll down to see the full calendar).
A desperate Nashville couple pursues an expensive — and illegal — stem cell treatment in Tijuana.
Beloved taco truck Mas Tacos parks a permanent store in East Nashville
Nashville Councilman Eric Crafton calls himself a member of and spokesman for the failed 2008 English Only referendum - but for the first time he says he was not one of its leaders (presumably he's referring to the Virginia-based group ProEnglish, which accounted for over 90% of the campaign contributions)
The Tennessee Hispanic Chamber of Commerce* wants you to save the date for its holiday event December 2 at The Standard (167 Rosa L. Parks Blvd), from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Tons and tons of statistics on the immigrant and native-born populations in Tennessee in 2008, by the Migration Policy Institute
Finally, check out this detailed comparison of employer sanction laws in South Carolina and Arizona. Tennessee put a similar law into effect in 2008, and, like Arizona's law, our Illegal Alien Employment Act has had little impact.