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3233 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, 85716 United States

March 2017

Film + Talk: The Prison in Twelve Landscapes – Tucson

March 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Loft Cinema, 3233 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, 85716 United States
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Join us for a free film screening and discussion with Grace Gámez from the American Friends Service Committee. The Prison in Twelve Landscapes is a film about the prison and its life in the American landscape: from a California mountainside where female prisoners fight raging wildfires, to a Bronx warehouse full of goods destined for the state correctional system, to an Appalachian coal town betting its future on the promise of prison jobs. The Prison in Twelve Landscapes excavates the hidden geographies…

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November 2017

Metal Road Film Screening at Loft Cinema Film Fest – Tucson

November 12, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Loft Cinema, 3233 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, 85716 United States
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For decades, thousands of Navajos worked the railroads maintaining the trans-continental network. Metal Road enters the world of Navajo families amid the history of railroad work through the lens of one workday on the 9001 Heavy Steel Gang.The Metal Road documentary project was supported by several Project Grant awards. Filmmaker and Director Sarah del Seronde shared, “I wanted to make Metal Road to shed light on two related, yet often hidden issues: manual labor in the US and Native American Histories. Laborers are often the most…

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December 2017

Archaeology Cafe – Steve Lekson on Mimbres: History and Politics, Then and Now – Tucson

December 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Loft Cinema, 3233 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, 85716 United States
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On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Dr. Steve Lekson visits Tucson to explore the roles modern history and politics have played in our understanding of the 11th century societies of southwestern New Mexico. Please visit the Archaeology Southwest website for further information: https://www.archaeologysouthwest.org/event/special-archaeology-cafe-tucson-steve-lekson-on-mimbres-history-and-politics-then-and-now/

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Archaeology Cafe: 700 Years Ago in Tucson – Tucson

December 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Loft Cinema, 3233 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, 85716 United States
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Archaeology Café – Tucson Underground. Knowledge seekers of every kind are welcome at Archaeology Café, where experts share their latest research on Tucson’s deep and diverse history in a jargon-free zone. On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, archaeologist Mark Elson explores the time period A.D.1150 – 1450 in Tucson with a lively presentation entitled 700 years ago in Tucson: Making a Living in the Hohokam Classic Period. Please visit the Archaeology Cafe website for further information: https://www.archaeologysouthwest.org/event/archaeology-cafe-the-ballcourt-world-of-tucson/ This program is supported by a…

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February 2018

Archaeology Cafe: Tumamoc Hill: More than a Place for a Good Hike – Tucson

February 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Loft Cinema, 3233 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, 85716 United States
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Archaeology Café – Tucson Underground. Knowledge seekers of every kind are welcome at Archaeology Café, where experts share their latest research on Tucson’s deep and diverse history in a jargon-free zone. On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Paul and Suzy Fish will join Bernard Siquieros to discuss Tumamoc Hill: More than a Place for a Good Hike. Please visit the Archaeology Southwest website for further information: https://www.archaeologysouthwest.org/event/archaeology-cafe-tucson-tumamoc-hill-and-its-place-in-tucson-history/ This program is supported by a grant from Arizona Humanities.

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February 2019

Archaeology Cafe: Precontact Agriculture, Tucson versus Phoenix: It’s Not the Same! (Tucson)

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Loft Cinema, 3233 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, 85716 United States
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Knowledge seekers of every kind are welcome at Archaeology Café at The Loft Cinema for a series of programs exploring the deep and diverse history of Arizona.  Join us on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, for Precontact Agriculture, Tucson versus Phoenix: It’s Not the Same! by Dr. Gary Huckleberry. Archaeologists have found strong evidence for irrigation agriculture in both the Tucson and Phoenix areas, but the histories of the two areas are very different. Canal irrigation is known from a much earlier date…

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April 2019

Archaeology Cafe: Mimbres Lives and Landscapes of Southwestern New Mexico (Tucson)

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Loft Cinema, 3233 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, 85716 United States
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Knowledge seekers of every kind are welcome at Archaeology Café at The Loft Cinema for a series of programs exploring the deep and diverse history of the Southwest.  Join us on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, as Dr. Margaret Nelson introduces Tucsonans to Mimbres Lives and Landscapes of Southwestern New Mexico. Over a thousand years ago, the people of the Mimbres Region in southwestern New Mexico were gathering in large villages and crafting the intricately painted distinctive black-and-white bowls we easily recognize…

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