March events at the Tempe History Museum include music, fashion and storytelling
Music, fashion and bringing storytelling back to the forefront. It’s all happening at the Tempe History Museum in March. Here’s a breakdown of all this month’s events. Learn more at www.tempe.gov/MuseumEvents. The museum is located at 809 E. Southern Ave.
Saturday, March 10 at 3 p.m.: PERFORMANCES at the MUSEUM
Folk Songs from Around the World: Azure Family Concert with Tetra String Quartet
Explore traditional music from around the world as Tetra plays a concert filled with folk songs. This concert will feature members from the group North Brother Island. Presented by the Tetra String Quartet, Azure Concerts are fun, friendly and engaging performances tailored to children and young adults who are on the autism spectrum or have similar challenges. Family members and caregivers of all ages are welcome to attend. The performance will be followed by an instrument petting zoo. Free tickets are available at www.tetraquartet.org/azure.
Wednesday, March 14 at 11:30 a.m.: Tempe Historical Society Lunch Talks
What is “Real” Storytelling and Why Do We Need More of It by Liz Warren
Award-winning author and fourth-generation Arizonan Liz Warren will host a discussion about storytelling. Her textbook, “The Oral Tradition Today: An Introduction to the Art of Storytelling” is used at colleges around the nation. Among her many awards, her recorded version of The Story of the Grail received a Parents’ Choice Recommended Award and a Storytelling World Award. Admission is free, with coffee and light refreshments provided.
Thursday, March 15 at 7 pm: THIRD THURSDAY at the MUSEUM
An Evening with FABRIC (Fashion and Business Resource Innovation Center) – How to Do Fashion Illustration
Learn about the tools and styles of fashion design during a sample workshop on fashion illustration hosted by FABRIC. See a demonstration of how to draw a figure, how to draw fabric drape texture and then how to put it on the figure. Then it’s your turn to try. Enjoy local desserts and coffee. This event is free and open to the public; donations are welcome.
Friday, March 30 at 7 pm: PERFORMANCES at the MUSEUM
With influences ranging from Django to Hank to Hendrix, rock band Treasurefruit weaves psychedelic rock with western roots and soulful jazz pop into a truly unique sound. Fronted by singer/songwriter Anamieke Quinn, the band released its full-length debut album in 2015. Free, informal and family-friendly.