Tucson native Alexander Boxer, author of “A Scheme of Heaven: The History of Astrology and the Search for our Destiny in Data” (W.W. Norton & Company, 2020), will return to his hometown as a presenting author at the Tucson Festival of Books, March 14-15 on the University of Arizona campus. Boxer is a data scientist with a doctorate in physics from MIT, a master’s degree in the history of science from Oxford and a bachelor’s in classical language from Yale. His research has appeared in Nature Physics, and he was Atlas Obscura’s original Washington, D.C. field agent.
Local artist Lynn Rae Lowe is included in the Consulate of Mexico in Tucson’s “United By Art” exhibit. Featuring artists of various origins, the exhibit aims “to show that, regardless of our ethnicity or religious background, we are united by one common language called ‘art,’” says Christian G. Ramos, the consulate’s press secretary. The exhibit is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through March 27 at The Leonora Carrington Gallery at the Consulate of Mexico, 3915 E. Broadway Blvd. Admission is free.