Arizona Goes to the Movies: A Filmmaking History with Jim Turner

Civic Center Library 3839 North Drinkwater Boulevard , Scottsdale, AZ, United States

From Douglas Fairbanks filming in Nogales in 1917 to “How the West Was Won” statewide in 1963, the state of Arizona has always been a photogenic favorite for movie producers. […]


K-12 Indigenous Literacy Symposium

ASU Labriola Center

This program is hosted by the Arizona Department of Education - Office of Indian Education in partnership with Arizona Humanities, ASU - Labriola National American Indian Data Center, and the […]


For the Love of Turquoise with Carrie Cannon

Viney Jones Library and Community Center 778 N Main Street, Florence, AZ, United States

Turquoise has a long standing tradition amongst Native cultures of the Southwest, holding special significance and profound meanings to specific individual tribes. Even before the more contemporary tradition of combining […]


Specters of the Past –Ghost Towns That Built Arizona with Jay Mark

Richard Elías-Mission Library 3770 S Mission Rd, Tucson, AZ, United States

In addition to an entertaining, visual display of the communities, towns and settlements that contributed to the early growth of the state, this presentation also focuses on respect for these […]


Nelly Queen: The Life and Times of José Sarria – Film Screening and Q&A

Mesa Community College - Navajo Room 1833 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa, AZ, United States

Join us for a special screening of the documentary Nelly Queen: The Life and Times of José Sarria. This documentary resurrects the forgotten legacy of an LGBTQ trailblazer and pioneering drag performer. […]


The Road to Inequity: Understanding the Wealth Gap with Matthew Whitaker

Copper Room at GateWay Community College 108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85034

We often hear about the widening wealth gap in the United States. If we look back through history, federal policies and discriminatory practices, from redlining to the current gender wage […]


Deconstructing the Taco: The History and Lore of a Beloved Food with Gregory McNamee

Mesa Public Libraries - Main Branch - Saguaro Room --- 64 E. 1st St., Mesa, AZ, 85201 64 E. 1st Street, Mesa, AZ, United States

The foods of Arizona speak to the many cultures, native and newcomer, that make up our state. Consider the taco, that favorite treat, a staple of Mexican and Mexican American […]


Voting Access: What If Voting Were Mandatory? with Mathew Nevarez

Mesa Public Library: Red Mountain Branch 635 N Power Rd, Mesa, AZ, United States

Voting is an essential part of the electoral process. How do we vote? Where do we vote? What is the process for voting? Join us for an interactive thought exercise: […]


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