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Drop-In Discovery Saturday – Phoenix

April 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 East Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034 United States

April 15 - Phoenix Herpetological Society Learn about some of the native Arizona wildlife in this hands on demonstration. The PHS will also discuss some non-native reptiles who have made their way here over the past few decades. Finally, they'll explore methods of staying safe and co-existing within our Sonoran Desert environment. Click here to... Read More

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Working in the Salt Mine: Native American Salt Mining In Arizona – Payson

April 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Church of the Holy Nativity, 1414 Easy Street
Payson, AZ 85541 United States

Salt has been a valuable trade item throughout human history. Native American salt procurement in the Southwest involved dangerous journeys across sacred landscapes associated with a deity called Salt Woman. This presentation describes the history of a famous salt mine in Camp Verde, Arizona, where prehistoric Sinagua tools used for mining salt were discovered in... Read More

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1:00 pm

Annual Spoken Futures Showcase with Tucson Youth Poetry Slam – Tucson

April 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University of Arizona – Student Union Gallagher Theater, 1303 E University Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States

Annual Spoken Futures Showcase with Tucson Youth Poetry Slam Saturday, April 15th ■  1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Tucson Youth Poetry Slam Championships and public performances including Denver Youth Poet Laureate Toluwanimi Oluwafunmilayo Obiwole University of Arizona – Student Union Gallagher Theater 1303 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719 Supported in part by Arizona Humanities  

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6:00 pm

The Scottsboro Boys Community Panel – “Arts Inspiring Justice” – Phoenix

April 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Phoenix Theatre, 100 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States

Phoenix Theatre and The Black Theatre Troupe join forces to present the shocking true story of nine African American youth jailed in Alabama in 1931 for a crime they did not commit. Featuring a mix of gospel, jazz, and vaudeville, this audacious musical explores the series of events that provoked a national outrage. Every performance... Read More

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7:00 pm

The Ballad of Arizona: Our Five Hundred Years – Cottonwood

April 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Deadhorse Ranch State Park –, 675 Dead Horse Ranch Rd.
Cottonwood, AZ 86326 United States

Similar to NPR’s “A Prairie Home Companion” but with and Arizona twist, this program uses music, storytelling and live radio-style newscasts to present important but often neglected events in Arizona history. The “Hoosiers”-like story of a Miami, AZ High School basketball team comprised of the sons of Mexican-American mine workers who won the state championship... Read More

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