The Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture Series

Westward Ho! The Lives and Diaries of the Women Going West

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Experts on the Santa Fe Trail, women of the West, Clyde Tingley, “St. Kate’s” and the Manhattan Project will deliver lectures in the first half of the 2013 Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture Series. The annual series, organized by Tomas Jaehn of the museum’s Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, is free and open to the public (and, yes, you can bring a lunch). Each lecture begins at noon in the Meem Community Room; enter through the museum’s Washington Avenue doors. Seating is limited.

Wednesday, Feb. 20: VanAnn Moore on “Westward Ho! The Lives and Diaries of the Women Going West.” Moore, of Los Lunas, is a singer and actress who recreates historical characters ranging from Jenny Lind to Baby Doe Tabor, Lillie Langtree, Sara Bernhardt, and Doña Tules.

The Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture Series is generously supported by the Herzstein Family Endowment Fund and the Plaza Café.

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