Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Route 66 in Mesa

Yep, you read that correctly! Hip Historian, Marshall Shore will present a program on Route 66 during this week’s Arizona Historic Preservation Conference: “Making Preservation Relevant” at Hilton Mesa East on Wednesday, June 13.  On-site registration is available.

Marshall Shore, Arizona’s Hip Historian will present an insider’s look at the Arizona section of Route 66. He’ll share the history of America’s most iconic highway through a look at its place in pop culture and images of some of the famous sites along the way, including both the ruins and the preservation successes. This program was created for the celebration of Grapes of Wrath as part of the Big Read/ One Book Arizona. The multi-media presentation includes music, video clips, still photos, and storytelling magic by Marshall Shore wearing a one-of-a-kind Route 66 suit coat hand-painted by Phoenix artist Hugo Medina.
Day: Thursday, June 13, 2013
Time: 10:10-11, in Pueblo C
Location: Hilton Mesa East, 1011 W. Holmes Ave., Mesa

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