May Salons

Reservations required for all salons.

Spaces for some salons are limited and reservations will be
accepted in order of receipt. If you cannot honor
a reservation please call to cancel.

(chair) = please bring small folding chair
that has padded tips on chair legs.



7th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Music for Piano and Saxophone

Inside an historic pink adobe mansion, pianist Hannah Creviston and saxophonist Chris Creviston, both faculty at the ASU school of music, will perform an evening of music.


10th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
At the Studio of Architect Eddie Jones

At his new studios, architect Eddie Jones, who has designed many prominent contemporary homes and public buildings, will discuss his design of the Mariposa Land Port of Entry, in Nogales, Mexico.


12th Thursday 7PM The Salon
The 2016 Election

Rebekah Sanders, of The Arizona Republic, who reports on Arizona’s congressional campaigns and national politics, will discuss the 2016 election.


13th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Blake, Jung, and Freud

Mark Lussier, PhD, a professor of English and the Barrett’s Honors College, ASU, who is author of several books and essays on the Romantic period and William Blake, will discuss the relationship of ideas of William Blake, Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud.


14th Saturday 11AM The Salon (chair)
Roosevelt Row

A morning conversation with Greg Esser and Nicole Underwood, of Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation, who will discuss their new book ‘Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row’ about the history and transformation of the artist driven neighborhood near downtown Phoenix. Cindy Dach will have copies of book available for sale.


16th Monday 7PM The Salon
Edible Insects

Melinda Johnson, MS, RDN, a clinical professor at the School of Nutrition, ASU and President, Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, will discuss edible insects in helping with world hunger and malnutrition. Melinda will also offer sample cookies made with cricket flour.


19th Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Medical Marijuana

Ryan Hurley, a partner at Rose Law Group, who is one of the leading lawyers in the country working for the legalization of medical marijuana, will discuss the law and medical marijuana.


20th Friday 6:30PM The Salon
The Bats

Outside at sunset, Angela McIntire, a bat specialist at the Arizona Fish and Game Department and President, Western Bat Working Group, will lead members to visit a major bat home in Phoenix to see the flight of the bats, followed by an indoor conversation about bats.


24th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Bias of Expert Decisions in Legal System

Tess Neal, PhD, a psychologist and an ASU professor at the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, will discuss her research that weaves together the clinical, cognitive, and social traditions of psychological science to study bias in expert decision making in the legal system, such as by forensic psychologists and psychiatrists, forensic scientists, and judges.


26th Thursday 7PM The Salon
The Astroid Psyche

Lindy Elkins-Tanton, PhD, Director of School of Earth and Space Exploration, ASU, will discuss the astroid Psyche, composed almost entirely of metal and of unknown origins, that NASA wants to explore.


27th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)

Ian Moulton, PhD, a cultural historian and literary scholar, who is professor of English in the School of Letters and Sciences, ASU, will discuss Niccolo Machiavelli, the Italian Renaissance historian, politician, and philosopher, who is called the founder of modern political science.



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