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Christ Lutheran School

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3901 E Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85018 United States
602-955-4830 http://www.clsphx.org/

November 2019

The Most Courageous Arizona Journalist You’ve Never Heard Of

November 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Christ Lutheran School, 3901 E Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85018 United States
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You can’t find Laura Nihell in the Arizona Archives, or any history book on early Arizona, or any chronicle of Arizona journalists—but she was not only there, she proved herself one of the most courageous journalists of territorial days. Laura owned the Copper Belt in Jerome from 1909 to 1912—in the midst of Arizona’s quest for statehood and voting rights for women—and stood up against one of the ugliest chapters in our history: The Chinese Purge. Jana discovered this woman…

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January 2020

The Science of Music, The Music Of Science

January 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Christ Lutheran School, 3901 E Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85018 United States
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Why do so many physicists compare the universe to an orchestra? Why did Einstein use his violin playing to enhance his contemplation of the workings of the cosmos? The connection of music to science was illuminated early on when Pythagoras divided a string. Not surprisingly, from astrophysicists to quantum theorists, the common key to unlocking mysteries is math. And clearly, the study of sound, acoustics and the vibrational spectrum intricately entwine science and music through mathematical computations. Understanding music’s physiological…

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April 2020

CANCELED – Coded Messages and Songs of the Underground Railroad

April 1, 2020 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Christ Lutheran School, 3901 E Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85018 United States
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Communication and secrecy were key to the successful operation of the Underground Railroad. Safety was more important than quickness. Both fugitive slaves and members of the Underground Railroad learned to code and decode hidden messages, and to disguise signs to avoid capture. There were code names for routes and code numbers for towns. A quilt hanging on a clothesline with a house and a smoking chimney among its designs indicated a safe house. The song, “Follow the Drinking Gourd” served…

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