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Upcoming Performances

Civil Dialogue 

January 30, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
February 27, time and location TBA
March 20,  time and location TBA
April 1, 6:00-8:00 p.m., ASU Downtown Campus, UCENT building, room TBA
April 24, time and location TBA

Community Conversations:  Civil Dialogue about Important Arizona Issues

The Institute for Civil Dialogue in association with the I4-C research collective in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication invites you to participate in a spring dialogue series that focuses on key issues that impact the state of Arizona.  Important topics such as water, energy, immigration, economics, and politics often generate passionate positions and opinions, and even strong disagreement.   Community Conversations events will employ a unique facilitated format, Civil Dialogue®, which will give Arizonans the opportunity to discuss these important “hot topics with cool heads.”

The events are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.

For directions to Community Conversations and more information about Civil Dialogue®:

Or contact Jennifer Linde or Clark Olson


Fred Astaire's Dancing Lessons  -Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 7:00 pm



The Encyclopedia Show

A monthly, multi-genre, age-integrated presentation of creative performances on a central theme taken from an ACTUAL encyclopedia. Each contributor is assigned a specific subset of the central theme on which to write and perform. Participating artists perform poems, monologues, songs, rants, etc... Quirkiness and creativity are welcomed, as are fashionable falsehoods.

The Encyclopedia Show is also a world-wide event, started in Chicago by Robbie Q. and Shanny Jean, it now encompasses at least a dozen cities! The AZ show takes place at the Empty Space in Tempe and is sponsored by the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication. The creative team includes Fargo Tbakhi, Joley Hamilton, Jaime Faulkner, and Molly Bishop under the direction of Jennifer Linde.

For additional information please contact .

Dates & times:

February 8, 2019
7:30pm- theme: Skyscrapers

April 5, 2019
 7:30pm- theme: Cults



What is Menstrual Equity?

March 12, 2019
6:00-8:00 PM

Register HERE

Fifty percent of the world's population will experience menstruation in their lifetime, so why are periods such a taboo topic? How do menstruation experiences vary across the globe and here in the United States? Join in this discussion that delves into the many ways the stigma of periods and the laws and policies governing access to menstrual products affects the lives of billions.

**We encourage attendees to bring a menstrual product donation to benefit those experiencing homelessness in Phoenix. Products will be distributed during Project Humanities' Service Saturdays, held every other Saturday in downtown Phoenix.