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April 15: Composer Sy Brandon To Discuss Mariachi Music

April 15: Composer Sy Brandon To Discuss Mariachi Music

Since moving to Arizona in 2009, composer Sy Brandon has been teaching a variety of classes about music for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Yavapai College.  He recently decided to add mariachi music to his teaching repertoire, and proceeded to delve into the history, performers and styles of mariachi music to create a workshop on the topic. The...

 

April 16: Cienega Creek Watershed: Sustainable or Threatened?

April 16: Cienega Creek Watershed: Sustainable or Threatened?

The Cienega Creek watershed is a special place, lying south of I-10 in the valley between the Santa Rita and Whetstone mountains.  It stretches southward from...

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April 17: Documentary Features Man Who Saves Wild Horses

April 17: Documentary Features Man Who Saves Wild Horses

  For those who appreciate the strength and grace of wild horses and want to see one man’s efforts to save them, the documentary “Running Wild should...

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