A killer camel, a tornado-riding con man, a dead dragon, and a naked horse thief are characters in some of the quirky stories from southwest history that author and storyteller Michael Coyote Peach tells in his original cowboy poetry. Laugh at and learn from tall and mostly true tales, as Michael tells how Arizona forfeited a seaport for beer; vanity and cowardice relocated Arizona’s capital; Nature foiled the perfect bank robbery; fashion choices proved fatal; and a bobcat terrorized a tavern. Find out why these and other wild and wacky stories have made Michael an Arizona audience favorite!
Native Arizonan Michael Peach holds a B.A. with honors in philosophy from Northern Arizona University and an M.F.A. in theatre from the California Institute of the Arts. Peach is a published author and poet, and his original plays have been performed on numerous occasions, including the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Arts Festival. He is a certified interpreter of cultural and natural resources and a certified trainer for the National Association for Interpretation and for Pink Jeep Tours (Sedona, Las Vegas, Scottsdale, and the Grand Canyon). Peach also performs monthly shows at the Sedona Heritage Museum and is the television and radio voiceover spokesman for Arizona Shuttle.