3 Must-Attend Lectures in Phoenix This August

Get your smarty pants on; it's time for some lectures. Take note: Here are three educational events you've gotta check out in the Phoenix area this month.

Stephen Fried @ Heard Museum Author and journalist Stephen Fried explores the life and career of Fred Harvey, the entrepreneur who established a restaurant and lodging chain along the railroads of the West, in his book Appetite for America: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West -- One Meal at a Time. Fried will discuss Harvey, who also worked to promote tourism throughout the Southwest with his hospitable hangouts, when he stops at Heard Museum on Thursday, August 8.

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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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