HistoriOdyssey

The Humanities department of Z-Arts has embarked on a new venture this season that we hope all of our members will enjoy – historical walking tours of the three Zion Canyon towns of Virgin, Rockville, and Springdale. Settled first in 1857, Virgin’s historical walk will occur first, followed by Rockville, and then...

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A History of the Wine Industry in Southern Utah

On Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. Z-Arts Humanities presents a panel discussion on the history of the wine industry in Southern Utah.  This time and date were chosen to provide a nice tie-in for those who will be attending the Annual Beaujolais Wine-Tasting and Dinner taking place at Flanigan’s Inn at 6:00 p.m....

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Plain but Wholesome: Foodways of the Mormon Pioneers

Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Canyon Community Center. Plain But Wholesome: Foodways of the Mormon Pioneers marks the first book-length publication from Brock Cheney, and represents ten years of ongoing research in foodways and material culture. Cheney comes to the study from a career in historic sites and...

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Conservation Activism in Africa

Conservation Activism in Africa: The Bateleurs, “Volunteer pilots flying for Conservation in South Africa” and The Conservation Tragedy in the Congo. Please join us at 7:00 p.m. at the Canyon Community Center on Saturday, February 16, 2013 for a presentation by Rockville’s own Michael McBride on the subject...

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What Are We Doing to Pigs?

On March 2, 2013, 7:00 p.m. at the Canyon Community Center, Brett Mizelle, Professor of History and Director of the American Studies Program at California State University, Long Beach presents a lecture on his new book, Pig.   Pig is the latest publication in a series of books, the Animal series, that calls itself “a...

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