There's a lot more to places like Nogales than a lower drinking age and cheap souvenirs. See how tourism and everyday life shape a border town's demographics at today's Geography and Regional Development Colloquium. Javier Chavez will give you an illustrative example of "Socioeconomic Dynamics and Urban Morphology of a Mexican Border City: The Case of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua" from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in room 402 of the Harvill building. Sharon Johnson can tell you more if you call her at 621-1652.
We've got company: The UA Committee on Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Studies is proud to present to you two distinguished historians in the field of lesbian history. Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy and Nan Alamilla Boyd will lead the New Lesbian Histories Panel Presentation this afternoon from 4 to 6 in room 103 of the Center for English as a Second Language building. A reception (complete with complimentary refreshments) will follow their discussion of private and public sexuality, bisexuality in the 1940s and lesbian-prostitute relationships in 1950s San Francisco. The UA Committee on Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Studies can be contacted at 626-7580 for further information.
Stop paying $7 to see some hyped-up Hollywood flick at the local theater and start expanding your cinematic horizons - for free. Tonight marks the debut of the 7th Annual Lesbian Looks Film and Video Series here in Tucson, and the Modern Languages Auditorium will be the site of the first two film showings. Enjoy Kathryn Beranich's "After the 2nd Date" and "TREYF" ( a film by two Jewish lesbians), beginning at 7:30 p.m. After the screening, stick around to find out where the opening night reception will be. Or, you can find out ahead of time by calling Beverly Seckinger at 621-1239.
OK, so how many of you were glued to the TV screen last year, feverishly following the "Trial of the Century"? Even if you won't admit it, I'm sure you die-hards will all be salivating over what I have to tell you. Johnnie Cochran's in town! Come hear this courtroom genius speak tonight at 7:30 in the Arizona Ballroom of the Student Union. ASUA and African American Student Affairs have combined their P.R. talents to bring you this special opportunity. Call Ryan Rosensteel at 621-2782 for details.
"If I Were a Rich Man," I would have paid exorbitant prices to experience "Fiddler on The Roof" on Broadway. But I, like you, am a poor college student. Fortunately for us cash-strapped individuals, the very same musical is being performed right here at our own Centennial Hall tomorrow afternoon. Catch the Jewish spirit at 2 p.m. for your choice of $26, $32 or $38. Additional information is available by calling the Centennial Hall Box Office at 621-3341.