Tucson Modernism Week

When: Nov. 9-11 2012

Films, lectures, entertainment, modern yoga, automotive designs, mid-century furniture, parties, pop-up shops, a classic-car display and home tours highlight the culture of the mid-Twentieth Century, from Friday through Sunday, Nov. 9 through 11. Most events are free and located in modernist buildings along Broadway Boulevard between Country Club Road and Tucson Boulevard. Highlights are a free opening-night party in the mid-century architecture of Chase bank at Broadway Boulevard and Country Club Road; a free talk featuring Anne Rysdale, the only registered practicing female architect in Arizona from 1949 into the early 1960s; and Charles Phoenix's Big Retro Slide Show featuring comic commentary on the kitschy Eisenhower era; $25. Visit tucsonmod.com for a schedule, and reservations for ticketed events.

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