Tag: Heard Museum

The Bearded Truth | The Art of Phoenix

December 14, 2009 | By

In the spirit of continually making Phoenix more amazing, I suggest to you that supporting local artistic endeavors should be at the top of your holiday shopping list.

Conventional Wisdom | Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and Best Western North American Convention

October 22, 2009 | By

The Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and Best Western North American conventions are in town, and let DPJ be the first to welcome you all to the neighborhood!

Adopt an Orphan Rail Station

August 28, 2009 | By

As of this morning, METRO has enacted an Adopt-A-Station initiative along the light rail line.

Your Third Friday: Fair Trade Opening, NU at Heard

August 19, 2009 | By

With options abound this Third Friday, it’s time to get out for more than a casual stroll through that gallery that was too packed a few Fridays back.

Heard Museum to Host ‘Movie Mondays’ Again This Week

August 15, 2009 | By

On Monday, August 17 at 1:30pm, head over to the Heard Museum for another great film, part of the museum’s weekly Movie Mondays program.
The museum will show Our Nationhood. Canadian First Nation filmmaker and artist Alanis Obomsawin chronicles the determination and tenacity of the Listuguj Mi’gmaq people to use and manage the natural resources of their traditional lands.

Heard Museum Brings Fun Indoors With ‘Movie Mondays’

August 8, 2009 | By

If you haven’t yet, it’s time to check out Movie Mondays at the Heard Museum.
On Monday, August 10 at 1:30pm, the museum will be showing Waterbuster, a 2006 documentary chronicling the dislocation and relocation of the Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Nation of North Dakota due to a dam that inundated their homeland along the banks of the Missouri River. The 79-minute film is also the personal story of the director’s family, whose life choices were influenced by this powerful reshaping of the landscape.

‘Movie Mondays’ Continue Through August

July 31, 2009 | By

Movie Mondays are continuing at the Heard Museum this month, beginning with a showing of Raindance in a Storm on Monday, August 3 at 1:30pm.
In 1990, the Hopi Tribe staged an unprecedented and uncharacteristic public protest against what had been Arizona’s number-one “Indian” attraction for 70 years, yet didn’t include a single Indian. Critically examined for the first time, the culture of the Smoki People organization is seen from the perspectives of those who lived it, those who witnessed it and those offended by it.

Community Coffee With The Mayor

July 30, 2009 | By

Join Mayor Phil Gordon on Saturday, August 8 at 8:30am for the next Community Coffee event which will be hosted by the Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. Community Coffee is an opportunity for citizens to connect with the Mayor one-on-one, pose questions and provide feedback for him and his office. Learn about his on-going efforts to revitalize Phoenix and secure stimulus funds in a casual atmosphereCo

Another ‘Movie Mondays’ Event This Week

July 25, 2009 | By

Monday is approaching and that means another ‘Movie Mondays’ event at the Heard Museum.
On Monday, July 27 and 1:30pm, the museum will show Turquoise Rose, 94-minute coming-of-age story. The film follows a Navajo college student named Turquoise Rose as she begrudgingly forgoes a trip to Europe with her friends to return to the Navajo Reservation and take care of her ailing grandmother.

Heard Museum Hosts Another ‘Movie Mondays’ Event

July 17, 2009 | By

Head over to the Heard Museum at 2301 N. Central Aev. this Monday for another ‘Movie Mondays’ event on July 20 at 1:30pm. This week, the museum will be featuring The Return of Navajo Boy.
The film chronicles an extraordinary chain of events, beginning with the appearance of a 1950s film reel, which leads to the return of a long lost brother to his Navajo family.