LECTURESAUTO TOUR. Tohono Chul Park. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Dave Devine, with support from the Arizona Humanities Council, presents Traveling Through Tucson: Auto Courts in the '20s and '30s at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 18 in the Wilson Room. Devine discusses mom-and-pop enterprises that sprouted up during the Depression. Joining him is Warren Anderson, an artist whose drawings pay homage to the era. Cost is $2, free to members. RSVP to 742-6455.
BLUES CULTURE. Pusch Ridge Brewing, 5861 N. Oracle Road (888-7547), hosts a photo display and guest lecture by Dick Waterman, a renowned photographer and documentarian of blues culture since the early '60s. See "Art" announcements for details.
COMMUNITY JUSTICE BOARD. South Tucson Sam Lena Library Meeting Room. 1607 S. Sixth Ave. South Tucson City Hall Complex. Mike Burns, Pima County Attorney's Office, presents Neighborhood Justice Boards from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 21. Burns focuses on accountability, cooperation and restitution for victims in this innovative approach to addressing juvenile crime. Event is free and accessible to people with disabilities. Call the Tucson Main Library at 791-4393, or the Maverick Institute at 615-0291, for information.
GRASSROOTS GRANTS. Tucson-Pima Public Library. Main Library. Grants Collection, 3rd Floor. 101 N. Stone Ave. This free program for novice grant seekers and others seeking renewed enthusiasm in the pursuit of funding for non-profits, is from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 17. To register, call 791-4393 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
INTERNATIONAL WEEK WITHOUT VIOLENCE. PCC, Downtown Campus,
Room CC-209. 624-8318. The Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission
presents a workshop on preventing violence against women from
JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY. AHS Auditorium. Second Street and Park Avenue. Daniel Asia, composer and UA Professor of Composition, presents Judaism in my Music at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, October 18. He signs copies of his latest CD, Daniel Asia: Piano Concerto; Gateways; Black Light, after the lecture.
PERFORMANCE EXPLORATION WORKSHOP. International Art Center. 516 N. Fifth Ave. Theater Z2 announces the formation of an ongoing collaborative inquiry workshop, The Performance Exploration Group, with an informational meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 17. The workshop helps to nurture creativity and is led by Jack Halstead, Ph.D., theater artist, scholar, educator, and founder of two alternative theater companies. The workshop explores expressive art and performance, although no prior experience is required. Although produced by a theater company, this workshop is not primarily a theater workshop. It is designed to facilitate personal growth. Call Jack Halstead at 219-1408 for information, or e-mail him at email@example.com.
PREHISTORIC WEAVING. UA Arizona State Museum. Archaeologist Lynn Teague presents a short course on Prehistoric Southwestern Textiles from 7 to 9 p.m. October 22 and 29, and on November 5. This event explores the materials, tools, and techniques used by prehistoric Native American weavers and weaving style and design. Cost is $35, with a $10 discount for students, K-12 teachers and AAHS members. Pre-registration is required. Contact Jan Bell at 326-6709 or <firstname.lastname@example.org> for more information.
PROBLEMATICS OF PUBLIC ART. The UA art department presents Site Specificity and the Problematics of Public Art, discussed in lecture by Miwon Kwon, professor of contemporary art history at UCLA. Lecture is at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 22, at the College of Architecture Auditorium, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. Call 621-1493 for information.
SIERRA CLUB SLIDE SHOW. UA Physics Building, Room 201. Fourth Street east of Park Avenue. Mansur Johnson presents The 1998 Footsteps of Alexander the Great Tour at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, October 15. This pictorial record of a three-month trip follows the itinerary of Alexander, from Greece to Egypt, by way of Turkey, Syria, and Lebanon. Admission is free. Call John Leonard at 621-6874 for more information.
WOMEN BUILD HOUSES. Alison Griffin and Maryjane Schumaker
present All About Women Build Houses from
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