ARTANDARCHITECTURE: Sculptor and collaborative video artist Elisabeth King will give a free slidelecture presentation of her work of marionette-like mechanical figures at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the UA College of Architecture Auditorium. Whet your architectural appetite at 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, at the Center for Creative Photography with Adèle Naudé Santos' free lecture and slide presentation on innovative urban design. Both lecture sites are located southeast of the pedestrian underpass at Speedway east of Park Avenue.
BOOKSIGNING: For two decades, Project Censored has covered stories which failed to receive the coverage they deserved from the mass media. Indulge in your favorite conspiracy theory and attend this booksigning from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at The Book Mark, 5001 E. Speedway. Researcher Mark Lowenthal will discuss the project and sign copies of the book, CENSORED:The News That Didn't Make the News and Why. For a detailed preview, see the article on page 10 in this week's Currents section.
COMING UP ROSES: The Rose Society of Tucson will present its annual Spring Rose Show and Sale this Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9, at Park Mall, 5870 E. Broadway. Be there between 7 and 10 a.m. Saturday if you plan to enter. Late risers can enjoy the show from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Miniature rose plants and cut roses will be on sale throughout mall hours. Admission is free.
PASSOVER IN THE PARK: Start a new tradition with the Chai Group of Hadassah's first Passover Program at Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. The one-hour docent-led desert tour meets at 8:45 a.m., Sunday, April 9. The tour will be followed by story time with The Passover Parrot, and a lesson on the origins of matzo and pita breads. This visual, hands-on explanation of Passover will capture the imagination of kids and their parents. Admission is $5 per family. RSVP before April 8, by calling 722-3135.
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