‘HISTORY LIVE!’ returns with month of events

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‘HISTORY LIVE!’ returns with month of events

“Smiling Through the Hard Times,” by Neil David Sr. (Hopi), is currently on display as part of the “PIVOT” exhibit at Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College.

‘HISTORY LIVE!’ returns with month of events

“Smiling Through the Hard Times,” by Neil David Sr. (Hopi), is currently on display as part of the “PIVOT” exhibit at Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College.
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WHAT: HISTORY LIVE! Durango, a series of events throughout September celebrating the humanities in Southwest Colorado.

WHO: Co-sponsored by Colorado Humanities and The Southwest Colorado Humanities Roundtable, a local consortium of cultural institutions.

WHERE: Various and virtual.

WHEN: Sept. 1-30.

TICKETS: All events are free.

MORE INFORMATION: Visit coloradohumanities.org/programs/durango-history-live, check individual listings or contact darcy@prilibrary.org; 884-2222, ext. 522.

HISTORY LIVE! EVENTS

Sept. 8 7-8:30 p.m.: Recent Developments in the Settlement of the Americas, by Fort Lewis College professor Jesse Tune. Visit sjbas.org for Zoom link. Sept. 9 6-7 p.m.: History of Hispano Churches, by Ruth E. Lambert, Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield.Sept. 10 7-8:30 p.m.: Firing Toward the Future: Steam Locomotive Technology, by George Niederauer, FLC Life-Long Learning, virtual.7-8 p.m.: Two Rocky Mountain PBS episodes of Colorado Experience, “Strater Hotel” and “Ladies of the Mines.”Sept. 12 11 a.m.-noon: Apollo 14 Moon Tree planting, The Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio.Sept. 177-8:30 p.m.: Lessons from the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, by Curt Brown, FLC Life-Long Learning, virtual.7-8 p.m.: Two Rocky Mountain PBS episodes of Colorado Experience, “Living West: Water” and “Western Water and Power.”Sept. 186-8 p.m.: Storytelling with Angel Virgil, Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave., Ignacio.Sept. 236-7:30 p.m.: Sacred Objects, Sacred Places, by Andrew Gulliford, Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield.Sept. 24 6-8 p.m.: Preservation of the Historic Tiffany Church, by Ruth E. Lambert, Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave., Ignacio.7-8:30 p.m.: Beyond the Postcard, by FLC professors Cory Pillen and Sara Newman. Life-Long Learning, virtual.7-8 p.m.: Two Rocky Mountain PBS episodes of Colorado Experience, “Press the West” and “Ben Nighthorse Campbell.” Sept. 29 6:30-7:30 p.m.: FLC Virtual Book Club: “Sabrina & Corina.” Sept. 305:30-7 p.m.: FLC screening of filmmaker Sean Owen’s “Silverton Gold,” Center of Southwest Studies, 1000 Rim Drive.