Tempe Time Machine - Humans of Tempe
- Date: 07/11/2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- Location: Tempe History Museum
809 E. Southern Avenue
Tempe, Arizona 85282
Tempe Time Machine: Humans of Tempe
Wednesdays, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday, 7/14: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Who are the people that make up your community? This year’s Tempe Time Machine follows the theme of the museum’s new changing exhibit Humans of Tempe, which presents stories and images of everyday people who make Tempe the diverse and unique city it is today. Performances and demonstrations for each event will range in topic, from cultural dance troupes and meetup groups, to artists and digital musicians. We will share with you a variety of cultures, customs and interests to show that although we may be different, we’re all part of the same community.
Youth and their families can get hands-on with crafts, interactive activities, stories, games and live demonstrations from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Wednesday and second Saturday in June and July. Feature performances or demonstrations take place at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. These drop-in events and admission to the museum are free. Groups of 10 or more are welcome and are suggested to call 480-350-5100 to schedule a time.
We Are Divine Dance Troupe – Contemporary Dance; Guest Storyteller Guy Lodge
We Are Divine’s mission is to empower young girls. Dancers in this troupe are fierce, intelligent, kind young women who believe that lifting a sister means lifting herself. Guy Lodge is the founder of Learn 2 Read Read 2 Learn LLC, and will read and discuss his book Valedictorian.
AXE Capoeira - Brazilian Martial Arts
Capoeira is a dynamic sport that combines elements of dance, acrobatics and self-defense. it’s Brazilian culture through movement! Axé Capoeira of Arizona is well known throughout the state for laboring tirelessly to share the cultural richness of capoeira, sharing a positive message of respect, diversity and community.
Bird Singing and Dancing by the River - Native American Song and Dance
Bird Singing and Dancing by the River is a youth dance group of children and singers from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Known for its showcase of Chiyer (bird) singing and dancing of the Xalychidom Piipaash, the group also performs Onk- Akimel O'odham songs and dances. The group has performed for 10 years, and has traveled to the related tribes of Xalychidom Piipaash to include tribes in Southern California, along the Colorado River and New Mexico.
Derrick Suwaima Davis - Native American Hoop Dancing
Derrick Suwaima Davis is a Native Arizonan, from the Hopi and Choctaw Nations. Suwaima, who began participating in Pow Wows at the age of 3, is a Seven Time World Champion Hoop Dancer and Champion Fancy Dancer.