PERFORMANCES at the MUSEUM
This typically free series presents performances from the East Valley community and the many cultural groups within it. Included are children’s plays, kid and adult film series, classical music pulled out of the symphony halls and cultural and educational musical performances from groups representing Mariachi, Brazilian, Tempe Rock and World Beat music.
An Evening with Folksinger Charlie King
Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn me ‘Round
7 p.m. Friday, January 31
This performance piece examines the history of the Civil Rights Movement for African Americans from 1955 to 1967, highlighting activists such as Rosa Parks, Fannie Lou Hamer and Ella Baker.
An Evening of Old-Timey Music with the Red Chair Recordings Crowd
7 p.m. Friday, February 7
The music of the Red Chair is like biscuits and gravy for the ears. Scheduled to appear are Barefoot and Pregnant, the Hashknife Gang and Mr Mudd and Mr. Gold.
THIRD Thursday at the MUSEUM
Good Sports: Gametime and Playtime in Tempe
This series will cover the history and future of local sports. Join the museum for a free cup of coffee and hear presenters from all walks of life discussing the past, present and future of the local sports and leisure scene. This series is held at 7 p.m. on every Third Thursday of the month September through May (except December.)
Sept. 19: ASU Women's Sports
Oct. 17: ASU Sports History
Nov. 21: Mega Sports at Tempe Beach Park
Jan. 16: Baseball at WWII Japanese-American Internment Camps
Feb. 20: Tempe Spring Training
March 20: Early Arizona Baseball
April 17: ASU Stadium District and Sun Devil Stadium Plans
May 15: Sports and Playtime: Legend City, Big Surf and Kiwanis Wave Pool
TEMPE HISTORICAL SOCIETY LUNCH TALKS
Programs focusing on Arizona's statehood
The Tempe Historical Society is proud to present a special lunchtime lecture series commemorating the development of Tempe and the state of Arizona. The Lunch Talks feature various speakers from around the state. Bring your lunch and enjoy these presentations monthly from October through November and January through April. Coffee will be provided.