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“CLUES: History, Mystery, and Murder” Now Open at the Sanguinetti House Museum & Gardens in Yuma

Be our guest at the home of E. F. Sanguinetti! The Sanguinetti House Museum and Gardens re-opens doors for the season on Saturday, October 19th. Featured is the mystery-laced exhibition, CLUES: History, Mystery, and Murder. Storyteller tours take visitors room to room, uncovering intriguing curiosities surrounding early Yuma while discovering Yuma’s fearless change-makers seated around Sanguinetti’s table. And, of course, witness the murder in the Parlor. Join us Tuesdays-Saturdays to experience the jewel of historic Yuma!

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“Nappy Edges and Goldy Locks: The Race and Gender Politics of Hair” on November 14 at the Arizona Heritage Center in Tempe

Join Dr. Neal A. Lester for an interactive presentation that uses dolls, folklore, music, literature, advertisements, and commercials to interrogate the extent to which African Americans have and have not moved from internalized problematic notions of “good” and “bad” hair. Dr. Lester’s talk ultimately reminds us that everyone has a hair story that connects us to each other.

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“Current State” a new exhibition featuring Thomas “Breeze” Marcus Opens November 13 at the Arizona Heritage Center

The Arizona Heritage Center is proud to present Current State, an exhibition featuring the works of local artist, Thomas “Breeze” Marcus. Curated in collaboration with the Arizona Historical Society, Current State is a collection of works that explore Breeze’s personal experiences and identity as a part of the Akimel and Tohono O’odham communities. Displayed in conjunction with cultural artifacts and stories, the exhibition showcases how history, cultural heritage, and identity influence contemporary works.

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