Learn how the New Mexico desert influenced the art and literature of Maria Martinez, Georgia O'Keeffe, Willa Cather and others at a lecture titled "Desert Divas: Influential Women in Southwestern Art and Literature" from 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 10. The event takes place again at noon and 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, at Western National Parks Association (12880 N. Vistoso Drive. 622-6014). Registration is required. Call 323-8555, or visit www.crizmac.com to register or for more information.