Night & Day

November 12 - 18, 1998

november 17
"It may be that few Americans know Cuba as well as Tom Miller does," according to the editor of The Reader's Companion to Cuba. Miller's tome, Trading With the Enemy: A Yankee Travels Through Castro's Cuba, is "required reading for anyone who proposes to visit--or even talk about--Cuba today." The ASU Art Museum proposes to talk about Cuba, and they're bringing in the expert. Miller, who lives in Tucson, visits Cuba several times a year exploring the lesser-known parts of the island. As part of the ASU Art Museum speaker series accompanying "Contemporary Art From Cuba: Irony and Survival on the Utopian Island," Miller will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, in lecture hall AED 60 of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design (north) building on the topic "A Street-Level Look at Cuba." Copies of Trading With the Enemy will be available afterward for Miller to sign. Admission is free. 965-2787.

Final Exit author Derek Humphry and Arizona right-to-die advocate Mary Clement speak about the history and future of their movement, and sign the book they co-authored, Freedom to Die: People, Politics and the Right-to-Die Movement, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, at Borders Books & Music at Biltmore Fashion Park, 24th Street and Camelback, Suite 200. Admission is free, 957-6660.

november 18
The second annual Arizona Hunter-Jumper Association Year-End Horse Show kicks off from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday November 18, at WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 North Pima. Riders from around the West compete for a total of $50,000 in prize dough, including a $10,000 Grand Prix. The competition continues daily through Sunday, November 22; it's free to spectate every day but the last (admission to the Sunday competition is $5 for adults, $3 for those 17 and younger). 527-2401; 483-8800.

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