Miners, Cowboys and Washerwomen: The Worksongs of Arizona with Jay Craváth

Pinetop-Lakeside Public Library 1595 Johnson Dr, Lakeside, AZ, United States

In a narrative and musical portrait of working-class music, Dr. Craváth explores its roots and rhythms in our state. From Hopi basket songs, the Yavapai acorn gathering songs, to the cotton fields of Chandler and the crooked streets of Jerome, songs were companions to the immigrants who explored and built our state. Through performance and […]


For the Love of Turquoise with Carrie Cannon

Pinetop Lakeside Town Hall, Council Chambers 325 W White Mountain Blvd., Pinetop-Lakeside, 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 silver with turquoise, cultures throughout the southwest used turquoise in necklaces, earrings, mosaics, fetishes, medicine pouches, and made bracelets of basketry stems lacquered with piñon […]


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