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Jack Loeffler

Jack Loeffler

Thinking Like a Watershed

27 Aug 2016

Master storyteller Jack Loeffler focuses on the importance of perceiving watersheds as complete ecosystems of which our own species is but one of many. He addresses the effects of damming wild rivers, the imposition of geo-political boundaries and the error of perceiving water as a commodity to be turned into money. He illustrates diverse points of view from interviews he has recorded with in the Columbia, Colorado and Rio Grande watersheds. He cites the revered Russian philosopher, Pyotr Kropotkin, who contended that evolution of species and culture owes far more to mutual cooperation than to mutual antagonism. 3 pm - 4 pm. Free to the public at the Farmington Museum Foundation, 3041 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87401.

Lesley Poling-Kempes

Lesley Poling-Kempes

The Harvey Girls & the Santa Fe Railway--Myth, Legend & History

21 Aug 2016

Lesley Poling-Kempes presents this program about the Santa Fe Railway and the Fred Harvey Company, who were responsible for the creation and promotion of the Mythic Southwest as a tourist destination. The Harvey Girls' role in the opening of the West has become legendary, their lives forever linked with the Grand Canyon, Santa Fe, and the exotic and elegant resorts built along the railroad in the early years of this century. In this slide show/lecture, learn how Fred Harvey and the Santa Fe Railway influenced the art and architecture of the Southwest, and how the Harvey Girls became synonymous with adventure and romance in the golden years of American railroad travel.



The program is free to the public, but regular park admission fees apply.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm. Pecos National Historical Park, NM-63, Pecos, NM 87552

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Opening Reception for three Exhibitions at New Mexico Museum of Art

26 Feb 2016

Upcoming programs this month with Chautuauqua Speaker Diana Molina taking place in Farmington, Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Gallup, and Albuquerque!

14 Apr 2016

She will be presenting a variety of topics that address our region, the geography, the natural features that unify our experience of place; that give shape to our unique identity, our collective character, unified but not homogenized. We hope you can attend one or more of these insightful programs.

-April 15, at 7:00pm; Icons and Symbols of our Regional Heritage at the San Juan College, Little Theatre, Farmington, NM (505) 566-3430

-April 16, 3:00pm Seven String Barbed Wire Fence, Many Faces of Latino Immigration in the United States, Santa Fe Public Library; Santa Fe, NM (505) 955-6792

-April 17, 3:00pm Two presentations; Seven String Barbed Wire Fence, Many Faces of Latino Immigration in the United States, Los Alamos, Mesa Public Library, Los Alamos, NM (505) 662-8240

-April 19, at 6:00pm Icons and Symbols of our Regional Heritage, at the Octavia Fellin Public Library, Gallup, NM (505) 863-1291

-April 20, 7:00pm Rarámuri, The Foot Runners of the Sierra Madre, UNM Student Union Building, Alb, NM (505) 277-2331

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People Create Cities Speakers Series: Special Presentation Japanese American Prison Camps of World War II

1 Nov 2016

Special Collections Library * 423 Central Ave NE * 848-1376

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 1-3 pm

The presentation compares and contrasts the WRA "family" camps of WWII and DOJ Camps of NM. Live readings, discussions and photographic images will take place.

This presentation is a special arrangement travels to Lordsburg, Silver City, Las Cruces and Gallup Nov. 16 -19.

For further info contact: louisnikki9@gmail.com

From Cold War to Hot Peace? Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin and the 'Triangulation' of German Foreign Policy Dr. Joyce Mushaben, University of Missouri-St.Louis

19 Jan 2016

As Germany's first female, Eastern Chancellor, Angela Merkel took to the international stage like a moth to a flame. She quickly emerged as an effective mediator among three competing forces: the United States, the European Union and Russia. Her expertise in energy security, environmental sustainability, and climate change accorded her a distinctive voice in "high politics". Merkel presents herself as a critical friend of the US. Dr. Mushaben will present some short case studies illustrating Merkel's efforts to keep both superpowers engaged.

*Lecture free to students under 25 $15 AIA Members $20 Non-Members

Jan. 24, 2016 3-5pm

UNM Continuing Education Conference Center -1634 University Blvd. NE

Presenting...First Folio! The book that gave us Shakespeare!

20 Jan 2016

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