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Arizona Stories: Frontier Characters and Communities – Tucson
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2:00 pm

Arizona Stories: Frontier Characters and Communities – Tucson

January 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dusenberry-River Branch Library, 5605 E River Rd #105
Tucson, AZ 85750 United States
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From mammoth hunters and canal builders to Native Americans, Hispanics, Americans, Irish, Serbians, and just about every nationality under the sun, Arizona has always been a land of many cultures. And while the Earps and the Geronimo are world famous, Arizona can also be proud of its unsung men and women and cooperative communities. Here... Read More

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5:00 pm

The Sixties:  The British Invasion – Tucson

January 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive
Oro Valley, AZ 85737 United States
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This session will focus on the phenomenon rise of the British pop and rock acts that invaded our shores in the 1960s, which captivated a generation whose influence endures five decades later.  From pop groups (The Beatles, The Dave Clark Five, The Animals, The Kinks) to the psychedelic and progressive bands (The Who, Pink Floyd,... Read More

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FRANK Talk – Crime, Punishment, and Prisons in America – Coolidge

January 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Coolidge Public Library, 160 W. Central Avenue
Coolidge, AZ 85128 United States
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Dr. T.J. Davis, Arizona State University, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies The United States officially incarcerates more persons than any other nation on earth. Incarceration cost U.S. taxpayers more than $80 billion in 2016. Some states such as New York in the East and Washington in the West spend between $50,000 and $60,000... Read More

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6:00 pm

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

January 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314 United States
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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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