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MidTown Watershed Project: Part 2 – Tucson
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MidTown Watershed Project: Part 2 – Tucson

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Julia Keen School – Midtown Farm Site, Tucson, AZ 85713 United States

MidTown Watershed Project: Part 2 Saturday May 5 - 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. with Flowers and Bullets Tucson Julia Keen School - Tucson, AZ 85713 Join Luis Herrera, Jesus Romero, and Brandon Alexander from Flowers & Bullets (F&B) for an interactive series of water harvesting, water education, and gardening workshops focused on water conservation at the... Read More

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10:00 am

FRANK Talks: The Impact of Fake News in the Real World – Sun City

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sun City Branch Library, Sun City Branch Library 16828 N. 99th Ave.
Sun City, 85351 United States

“Fake News”: The Impact of Fake News in the Real World Jamie Bowen, Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Although not new, our awareness and use of the term “fake news” has risen in prominence. In general, “fake news” is media that consists of deliberate misinformation, news whose main purpose... Read More

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1:00 pm

Set in Stone but Not in Meaning: Southwestern Indian Rock Art – Phoenix

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States

 Ancient Indian pictographs (rock paintings) and petroglyphs (symbols carved or pecked on rocks) are claimed by some to be forms of writing for which meanings are known. However, are such claims supported by archaeology or by Native Americans themselves? Mr. Dart illustrates southwestern petroglyphs and pictographs, and discusses how even the same rock art symbol... Read More

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1:30 pm

Vintage Arizona: The Growth, Death, and Rebirth of a Local Wine Industry – Sedona

May 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Church of the Nazarene, 55 Rojo Dr
Sedona, 86351

Arizona’s wine industry is booming. Starting from almost nothing in the 1970s, there are now over 50 wineries across the state and more starting every year.  Despite the youth of the current industry, there is a long history of wine-making in Arizona dating back some 200 years. Using numerous illustrations, this presentation traces the fascinating... Read More

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2:00 pm

FRANK Talks: Information Warfare as the New Battlespace – Chandler

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chandler Hamilton Library, 3700 S. Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85248 United States

Weaponized Narrative: Information Warfare as the New Battlespace Dr. Braden Allenby, Arizona State University, President’s Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering, and Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics Weaponized narrative is the latest evolution in information warfare, focusing specifically on the role of new media in shaping opinion. Weaponized narratives attack the shared beliefs and... Read More

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7:00 pm

Cowpokes, Crooks, and Cactus: Arizona in the Movies – Cottonwood

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deadhorse Ranch State Park –, 675 Dead Horse Ranch Rd.
Cottonwood, AZ 86326 United States

Tyrone Power, Andy Devine,  Katy Jurado, Steve McQueen and, of course, John Wayne. From the earliest days of film, Arizona has been a setting and subject for hundreds of films. Some, like Junior Bonner and Red River, are considered classics, others, such as Billy Jack and Evolution, surely less so. Some may even be classics... Read More

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