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s seri e ak er tr e •S pe nau.edu/summerevents Film • s Music p formance er an d ea th Dear Flagstaff community and visitors, Come join us this summer on campus and around town for a series of engaging and entertaining events. Enjoy the artistry of world-renowned musicians, discover the stories and secrets of the Grand Canyon, take a deep dive into critical social and political issues, and more. We hope to see you at our events! SUMMER 2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Music performances Horizons Summer Concert Series Kitt Recital Hall, 1115 S. Knoles Dr. ! July 14, 4 p.m. “The Three B’s” Phoenix Symphony Chamber Players nau.edu/music/horizons 2nd Annual Sky’s the Limit NAU Athletics Kickoff The Orpheum, 15 W. Aspen Ave. ! August 8, 6 p.m. William Shakespeare’s tragic masterpiece King Lear Lowell Observatory 1400 W. Mars Hill Road NAU’s Crooked Figure Theatre Company ! July 21, 6:30 p.m. ! July 28, 6:30 p.m. nau.edu/theatre/ crooked-ﬁgure-theatre Speaker series Grand Canyon National Park Centennial Perspectives: A Lecture Series The Kitt Recital Hall opened in January of this year. Philanthropists Michael and Karen Kitt gifted this state-of-the-art recital hall to NAU students. Film and theatre Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival Celebrating Indigenous World Cinema Harkins Theatres Flagstaff 16 ! July 24, 7 p.m. Drunktown’s Finest ! July 25, 7 p.m. Warrior Women Cline Library Assembly Hall 1001 S. Knoles Dr. ! July 26, 7 p.m. “Art and the Grand Canyon” Bruce Aiken ! August 23, 7 p.m. “Hualapai and the Grand Canyon” Loretta Jackson-Kelly, Carrie Cannon, Ka-Voka Jackson, and Peter Bungart ! Sept. 13, 7 p.m. “Discovery, Exploration, and the Grand Canyon” Craig Childs nau.edu/library/events ! July 26, 7 p.m. Sweet Country ! July 27, 7 p.m. SGaawaay K’uuna / Edge of the Knife ! July 28, 1 p.m. A Tribute to Jake Hoyungowa | Focus on Navajo Filmmakers SBS West, 19 W. McConnell Dr., Rm. 200 ! July 18, 5:30 p.m. “Political Economy of the Syrian Civil War” Dr. Hal Tagma, Assistant Professor, Politics and International Affairs, NAU ! July 25, 5:30 p.m. “The Perils of Anonymous Political Contributions” Matt Miller, JD, and Terry Goddard, JD, Senior Attorney, Goldwater Institute and Goddard Law Ofﬁce, PLC ! August 1, 5:30 p.m. “Dark Skies: Why and How to Keep Them That Way” Dr. Jeff Hall, Director, Lowell Observatory ! August 8, 5:30 p.m. “Has Our Bill of Rights Come Due?” Dr. Tom Miller, Professor of English and Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, University of Arizona nau.edu/sbs/ summer-seminar-series ! July 28, 4 p.m. Blood Memory Museum of Northern Arizona redscreenﬁlmfestival.org Summer Seminar Series ! August 15, 5:30 p.m. “Climate Change, Myths, and the Search for Real Solutions” Dr. Brian Petersen, Assistant Professor, Geography, Planning, and Recreation and Interim Director, Sustainable Communities Program ! July 27, 4 p.m. Sameblod / Sami Blood ! July 27, 11 a.m. My Career as a Native Filmmaker: Indigenous Storytelling and Self-Representation NAU Art Professor Jim O’Hara and students in his architectural sculpture class designed and installed The Benchmark sculpture in 1983 and 1984. Untitled 1996: Year of Science by Hungarian artist Péter Párkányi was installed in front of Cline Library for a Centennial Celebration at NAU. Students often call this sculpture by other names, such as Scholar Guy or Honors Dude. Visit nau.edu/visitorparking for information on parking on campus.