Jana Bommersbach's "Wild, Weird, Wicked AZ" Hosted Presentation @ AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park, Tempe [18 January]

Jana Bommersbach's "Wild, Weird, Wicked AZ" Hosted Presentation

17:30 - 19:30

 Facebook event page
AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park
1300 N College Ave, Tempe, Arizona 85281
Jana Bommersbach, acclaimed author and public speaker, presents Wild, Weird, Wicked Arizona.
(Final presentation of the Phoenix Phabulous lecture series.)
For a state that has been home to Geronimo, Wyatt Earp, César Chavez and Wonder Woman, you would think Arizona would have earned some respect. Yet achieving statehood was a 50-year struggle, which finally ended on February 14, 1912. Jana Bommersbach (pictured) borrows from both her work for True West Magazine and her work for Phoenix Magazine to put the 48th state into perspective. She shares some of the secrets prissy folks would rather forget. You will learn why this small state has had an inordinate influence on American politics, and why, no matter what outrageous thing happens anywhere in the world, there is bound to be an Arizona connection. This wicked, weird and wild romp through Arizona’s colorful history will shock, delight, inform, tickle, and leave you wanting to learn more. Jana is one of Arizona’s most honored and respected journalists. She has won accolades in every facet of her career—investigative reporter, magazine columnist, television commentator and author of nationally acclaimed books. She currently writes for True West magazine, digging up the true stories behind the popular myths, with an emphasis on Arizona’s real history and women of the Old West.

Hosted reception begins at 5:30; program begins at 6:30.
Event is free of charge, however RSVP is required.

RSVP to 480-929-0292, or [email protected]

This program is made possible by Arizona Humanities.
This is the fourth and final talk associated with the Phoenix Phabulous exhibition, on display at the AZ Heritage Center through January 31, 2018.
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park:

Preserving the Past Through Oral Histories
AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park
Christopher’s Cure 2018 Casino Night
AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park

The most anticipated events in Phoenix :

P!NK: Beautiful Trauma World Tour
Talking Stick Resort Arena
Castles ~n~ Coasters $10 Day!
Castles N' Coasters
2018 PHX Vegan Food Festival
Margaret T. Hance Park
Gabriel Iglesias | One Show Fits All Tour
Talking Stick Resort
Adam Sandler
Comerica Theatre
2018 Arizona Aloha Festival (official event page for Saturday)
Tempe Beach Park
Miranda Lambert: Livin' Like Hippies Tour
Talking Stick Resort Arena
Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Sonoran Desert: Phoenix Area
Phoenix, AZ, United States
Monster Jam
University of Phoenix Stadium
18th Arizona Strong Beer Festival
Steele Indian School Park
The most popular events in your news feed!