If you are a fan of mystery books and/or crime television series, you may want to attend the new lecture series called Murder & Mayhem: Archaeological Mysteries and Thrillers. This is a four session series that will take place at the Arizona State Museum on Thursdays (3/6, 3/13, 3/27, and 4/3) from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.. The cost is $10 per lecture of $35 for all four. Preregistration is required as space is limited.
The Murder & Mayhem: Archaeological Mysteries and Thrillers series of lectures will explore archeological adventures in literature, film, and television. The titles of the lectures are "Agatha (Christie, of course) & Archaeology" (March 6), "Archeology & the Movies: Metropolis to Raiders" (March 13), "The CSI Effect: Forensic Archaeology & Science on TV" (March 27), and "Art Dealer Diaries: A Murder Mystery Series" (April 3).
About the Arizona State Museum: This museum is located on the University of Arizona's campus at 1013 E University Blvd. The Arizona State Museum first opened in 1893 making it the oldest as well as the largest anthropology museum in the Southwest United States. Admission is $5 for ages 18 and up. Admission is free for those under 18 as well as for U of A and PCC students with ID. The museum is open from 10am to 5pm Mondays through Saturdays. It is normally closed on Sundays as well as state and federal holidays.