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Willcox Theater and Arts, Inc.

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March 2023

Flying Through Arizona: The Story of the First National Women’s Air Race with Natalie J. Stewart-Smith

March 9, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Palace, 116 N. RailRoad Ave
Willcox, AZ 85643 United States
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In 1929, the first national women’s air race from Santa Monica, CA to Cleveland, OH passed through Arizona. Stopping in Yuma, Phoenix, and Douglas, the intrepid fliers solidified their determination and sisterhood along these Arizona waypoints. Who were these aviators? What were their planes like in 1929? What challenges did they encounter along the way? And what about that telegram sent to pilot Thea Rasche, “Beware of sabotage”? There is much to explore! This event is cohosted by Willcox Theater…

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April 2023

Metalsmith Matriarchs: Makers, Memory, and Reciprocity with Nanibaa Beck

April 14, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Palace, 116 N. RailRoad Ave
Willcox, AZ 85643 United States
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Nanibaa Beck addresses the ways Native women metal smith integrate indigenous knowledge, practice and tradition into their craft. She focuses on four to five metal smiths with a rotation in place, person, and style. This presentation and Nanibaa’s work demonstrate the connection of Native artists to Arizona and beyond as a place and identity. This event is cohosted by Willcox Theater and Arts, Inc. This is an in-person event. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Nanibaa Beck is a 2nd generation Diné (Navajo)…

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