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Phenology Days Celebration!

Phenology Days Celebration!

September 27 - October 4

Join us for a week long celebration of seasonal change in the Sonoran Desert. The USA National Phenology Network’s Tucson Phenology Trail and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation are sponsoring family-friendly science events during the week of September 27-October 4, 2014.  Together, with 11 other local organizations we are hosting a series of... Read more »

Drawing I: An Art Workshop for Adults

Drawing I: An Art Workshop for Adults

October 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn the skills of drawing from direct observation in this 6-week course, and discover and expand your creativity. Try something new and surprise yourself! Space is limited. Registration begins on August 1st. For more information or to register call 594-5305. All supplies and classes are free.

THE ARIZONA BANJO BLASTERS

THE ARIZONA BANJO BLASTERS

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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The Arizona Banjo Blasters were founded by Rob Wright in 2007 with the purpose of inspiring the spirit of playing “Happy” Banjo Music. Many members of the band have over 50 years of banjo performance experience. Instruments at Blasters concerts include the 4 string banjo, banjo mandolin, banjo ukulele, washboard, upright bass and female vocalist!... Read more »

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Phenology Days Celebration!

Phenology Days Celebration!

September 27 - October 4

Join us for a week long celebration of seasonal change in the Sonoran Desert. The USA National Phenology Network’s Tucson Phenology Trail and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation are sponsoring family-friendly science events during the week of September 27-October 4, 2014.  Together, with 11 other local organizations we are hosting a series of... Read more »

The Gathering of the Remnant Conference 2014

The Gathering of the Remnant Conference 2014

October 2 @ 8:00 am

Registration includes all workshops. **WORKSHOPS start at  9 a.m. Preparing a Generation for Kingdom Advancement through Church, Business, Education, and Home. Friday October 3rd **9-10 a.m.  Pastor Amos Lewis (Rising Star MBC, Tucson) on CHURCH **10-11 a.m. Apostle Arthur Tigney (New Destiny Church International, Tucson)  on BUSINESS **11-12 noon Dr. Amanda Goodson (Trinity Temple CME, Tucson)... Read more »

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

Using ReferenceUSA: Tips & Tricks

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Come learn how to navigate ReferenceUSA, the premier source of business and residential information offered by the Pima County Public Library. Small business owners and nonprofit fundraisers are especially encouraged to attend.   Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

Art Now! Whitney Biennial 2014: In Context, In Focus

Art Now! Whitney Biennial 2014: In Context, In Focus

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MOCA members $5, non-members $10. Admission includes wine, beer, snacks and great conversation. Dr. Paul Ivey is back with this popular series of casual, salon style talks. This Fall, we are diving in to some interesting issues in the contemporary art world. Inspiring, provocative, fun, challenging, enlightening, heretical, hysterical and interactive, Art Now! Gives you... Read more »

Operation Christmas Child Countdown Event and Full Circle Speaker

Operation Christmas Child Countdown Event and Full Circle Speaker

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tucson volunteers host a celebration event to kick off the 2014 Operation Christmas Child season at Northwest Baptist Church. Alex Nsengimana will share about receiving a shoebox gift in a Rwandan orphanage after watching the genocide take the lives of his family. You will receive helpful tips and ideas on how to have a successful... Read more »

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Phenology Days Celebration!

Phenology Days Celebration!

September 27 - October 4

Join us for a week long celebration of seasonal change in the Sonoran Desert. The USA National Phenology Network’s Tucson Phenology Trail and Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation are sponsoring family-friendly science events during the week of September 27-October 4, 2014.  Together, with 11 other local organizations we are hosting a series of... Read more »

Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - October 4 @ 9:30 pm
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The greatest Italian tenor in the world, Il Stupendo, is scheduled to sing the lead in The Cleveland Opera’s OTELLO. When his wife leaves him a “Dear John” letter, however, the distraught singer takes a double dose of tranquilizers. With curtain time rapidly approaching, opera management kicks into damage control on steroids and what follows... Read more »

Urban Yarns @ the Library

Urban Yarns @ the Library

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Calling all downtown knitters & crocheters! Meet fellow fiber fanatics, peruse the library’s latest fiber-themed books, & find inspiration for your next project.   Note: No instruction is provided.

Billy Sedlmayr – CD Release Party

Billy Sedlmayr – CD Release Party

October 3 @ 8:00 pm

                              “Billy Sedlmayr… (is) one of the pioneers of Tucson punk and new-wave music, (he) played pivotal roles as a drummer and singer in seminal local acts The Pedestrians and Giant Sandworms during the early 1980s. A few years later, he... Read more »

SAID THE WHALE

SAID THE WHALE

October 3 @ 8:00 pm

  Said The Whale formed in 2007 as a collaboration between songwriters Ben Worcester and Tyler Bancroft. The pair’s debut EP, Taking Abalonia, featured sunny west coast indie pop, with breezy harmonies, shimmering guitars, and lyrical tributes to their home city of Vancouver. In 2008, the album was rereleased as Howe Sounds/Talking Abalonia, featuring seven... Read more »

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Climate Change Forum on Saint Francis Day

Climate Change Forum on Saint Francis Day

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

 A Religious Response to Climate Change – I: Learning The Episcopal Parish of Saint Michael and All Angels 602 North Wilmot Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711 Saint Francis Day, October 4 (Saturday), 2014 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Mass (optional) at 8:30 AM & lunch at 12:00 PM (free-will offering) “If you don’t like the weather,... Read more »

Classics & Oldies Car Show

Classics & Oldies Car Show

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The keys that turn a car from auto to art rev in the detail – the minimalism appeal of a flat black paint job honoring the sleek design of a 1950s Ford truck, the careful brush strokes needed for masterful pin striping, the intricate murals painted on the hood of a Chevy Impala.  There are... Read more »

Musical Magic for Kids

Musical Magic for Kids

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Hop aboard the magical, musical bus for an exciting adventure in Disneyland! Save the day by solving a mystery with musical clues from famous characters. We’ll meet pirates, princesses, monsters, and many other surprises along the way.  Costumes welcomed!

Pumpkin Fiesta

Pumpkin Fiesta

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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October 4-5 Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ring in the fall with the Pumpkin Fiesta at the Sonoran Glass School! For two days, we fill our facilities with wild handmade glass pumpkins, gourds, acorns, and other fall-themed glass art of all styles and prices. This is also your chance to Make Your Own Glass... Read more »

Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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There are over 3,500 foster children in Pima County and that number continues to grow.  Join us for an orientation on foster care and adoption, and learn how you can help these children by becoming licensed as a foster parent or certified to adopt! At this orientation you will learn: Who are the children in... Read more »

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Cat Mountain Station Arts and Crafts Fair

Cat Mountain Station Arts and Crafts Fair

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Local artists and craftspeople show and sell jewelry, woodwork, wrought iron, stained glass, bead work, recycled art, fabric art, folk art, candles, and more at a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, October 5, 2014. Rudy Cortese and Joel Leland will provide entertainment. Admission is free. Call or visit www.catmountainstation.com for more... Read more »

Hacienda Del Blues: Grams & Krieger

Hacienda Del Blues: Grams & Krieger

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch & Marty Kool, from KXCI’s Blues Review, presents live Blues every Sunday. This week features Tucson favorites, Grams & Krieger. Steve Grams on stand-up bass & vocals & Danny Krieger on acoustic guitar & vocals put their own spin to classic Blues & originals. You’ve seen them with Bad News... Read more »

LoBros @ Rex Allen Days

LoBros @ Rex Allen Days

October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The horn rock band, The LoBros, will be performing in the Willcox High School auditorium as part of Rex Allen Days! Performing together for the first time in two years, watch these two trombone playing brothers reunite on stage in a very big way! With Latin dance rhythms, the LoBros will be sure to get... Read more »

Joshua Breakstone Trio

Joshua Breakstone Trio

October 5 @ 6:30 pm

                      NYC based Jazz Guitarist Joshua Breakstone returns to Tucson for an evening of precision jazz.  Joining Joshua will be Fred Hayes on percussion and  Jack Wood on bass.  Don’t miss this extraordinarily gifted musician who has shared the stage with the likes of Pepper... Read more »

CYMBALS EAT GUITARS / SLOTHRUST

CYMBALS EAT GUITARS / SLOTHRUST

October 5 @ 8:00 pm

                    The sweat’s the first thing everyone notices. It’s hard not to, as salty trails drip from the pores of Joseph D’Agostino, the yelping, riff-raking frontman of Cymbals Eat Guitars. Here’s why he can’t seem to stay dry: Pitchfork’s ‘Best New Music’ tagplastered across a rave... Read more »

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Pima County One Stop Career Center

Pima County One Stop Career Center

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Pima County One Stop Career Center representative will be on hand to enroll job seekers into their preparatory skills courses or certificate training programs.

Shonen Knife @ The Flycatcher

Shonen Knife @ The Flycatcher

October 6 @ 8:00 pm
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  Shonen Knife, Osaka Japan’s legendary queens of indie sunshine, are back with a brand new album for 2014. Their newest release, “Overdrive”, is a tip of the hat to 70′s Hard Rock, and a continuation of Shonen Knife’s journey into the musings of food, fantasy and daily life in the Far Eastern metropolis of... Read more »

Social Distortion

Social Distortion

October 6 @ 8:00 pm

                        Here’s how you know you’ve made it in the music business: You’ve stayed strong for three decades on your own terms, on your own time, by your own rules, and over that time your influence has only grown. Each of your albums has... Read more »

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SKRILLEX FALL TOUR

SKRILLEX FALL TOUR

October 7 @ 6:00 pm

SKRILLEX FALL TOUR featuring SKRILLEX, DJ MUSTARD, BRANCHEZ & DAVID HEARTBREAK

Passafire

Passafire

October 7 @ 6:30 pm

                  Passafire was formed in 2003 by students attending Savannah College of Art and Design. Throughout the years, they have become a perpetually touring band playing hundreds of shows a year with bands like 311, Rebelution, Pepper, Matisyahu, Michael Franti, The Wailers and many more. Bowne doesn’t... Read more »

Parker Millsap, KXCI Presents!

Parker Millsap, KXCI Presents!

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An Oklahoma native brought up in the Pentecostal church, which he’s since departed, 21-year-old Parker Millsap will make you a true believer. The young tunesmith delivers his religious-laced parables, character-driven narratives and relationship tales with the fire-and-brimstone fervor of a preacher, restoring our faith in the power of song. Millsap has a voice equally suited... Read more »

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“The Documented Border” – Opening Event with Luis Alberto Urrea

“The Documented Border” – Opening Event with Luis Alberto Urrea

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Luis Alberto Urrea, Mexican American poet, novelist, essayist and author of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Devil’s Highway, delivers the keynote address in the opening event of “The Documented Border” exhibition. On display through December, the exhibition showcases audio interviews, illustrations, and a digital archive of life on the border.

BLACK JOE LEWIS & THE HONEY BEARS

BLACK JOE LEWIS & THE HONEY BEARS

October 8 @ 8:00 pm

                          Joe Lewis hails from Austin, TX – the collision center where Southern soul meets mid-western blues and vagabond punk. Unable to keep away from the infectious music scene Austin is infamous for, Joe Lewis soaked it all in and soon found himself... Read more »

Living Colour

Living Colour

October 8 @ 8:00 pm

                                                           

Tucson Film & Music Festival

Tucson Film & Music Festival

October 9 - 12
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10th Annual Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) celebrates filmmaking and music at an annual, multi-day event in Tucson, October 9-12, 2104,  showcasing music-related films with a special nod to films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona or the desert Southwest.  TFMF screens at multi venues around Tucson including the Loft Cinema and The... Read more »

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Tucson Film & Music Festival

Tucson Film & Music Festival

October 9 - 12
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10th Annual Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) celebrates filmmaking and music at an annual, multi-day event in Tucson, October 9-12, 2104,  showcasing music-related films with a special nod to films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona or the desert Southwest.  TFMF screens at multi venues around Tucson including the Loft Cinema and The... Read more »

A Taste of Tai Chi

A Taste of Tai Chi

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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A wellness exercise composed of a series of postures – engaging slow, smooth body movements, natural breath, moving meditation to achieve a state of relaxation and harmony of body and mind. We will explore fundamentals applicable to any Tai Chi style. Presented by Heather Chalon of Move Into Well-Being.

Questions and Answers on Collaborative Divorce

Questions and Answers on Collaborative Divorce

October 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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There are many parties contemplating divorce who are fearful of using the traditional adversary divorce process to resolve their divorce related legal issues. Often the traditional adversary divorce can be costly, litigious and unnecessarily time consuming. This question and answer discussion will cover the basics of the collaborative divorce process, whose foundation is to resolve... Read more »

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

October 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Presented by Bill Obenchain, a docent from the Tucson Museum of Art. From children’s works to science books to novels, art incorporated into printed documents can significantly enhance understanding and enjoyment, and be an important influence itself

Oro Valley Concert Series

Oro Valley Concert Series

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Bouncing Czechs Band was formed 14 years ago by members of the Tucson Czech-Slovak Club.  The initial members were George Masa, Frank Prokop, John Prokop, Bill Kohut and Joe Malik.  The band initially played for club functions, but as they became more popular, played for other events in the city of Tucson.  The Bouncing... Read more »

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Tucson Film & Music Festival

Tucson Film & Music Festival

October 9 - 12
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10th Annual Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) celebrates filmmaking and music at an annual, multi-day event in Tucson, October 9-12, 2104,  showcasing music-related films with a special nod to films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona or the desert Southwest.  TFMF screens at multi venues around Tucson including the Loft Cinema and The... Read more »

Boom

Boom

October 9 @ 8:00 pm - October 11 @ 10:00 pm

A comedy as much about the beginning of life as the end, boom puts the last woman, a journalist who hates the idea of babies, and last man, a gay marine biologist, on Earth together in an underground lab after a comet strikes.  Will these two repopulate the planet?  And who is this third character-... Read more »

Grants Databases Open Lab

Grants Databases Open Lab

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Opportunity for nonprofit & community organizations to research using the Foundation Directory Online & the Arizona Guide to Grants databases with a librarian present to help maximize search results.   Seating at a computer is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Teen Gaming Day

Teen Gaming Day

October 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and snacks during your October break! We’ll have Wii, PS3, Minecraft, and online games. Geared toward teens ages 11-18. See you there!

Dutch Holly at Maker House

Dutch Holly at Maker House

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dutch Holly’s music has been lauded by many a critic and fan as smart, sophisticated, fun, and possessed of just the right amount of  indie quirk, balanced by impeccable pop sensibilities.  Their live set has at times featured as many as 20 people on stage, but here at Maker House they’re  keeping it simple and... Read more »

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Tucson Film & Music Festival

Tucson Film & Music Festival

October 9 - 12
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10th Annual Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) celebrates filmmaking and music at an annual, multi-day event in Tucson, October 9-12, 2104,  showcasing music-related films with a special nod to films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona or the desert Southwest.  TFMF screens at multi venues around Tucson including the Loft Cinema and The... Read more »

$2 2nd Saturday

$2 2nd Saturday

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Head downtown for another great 2nd Saturday at the Children’s Museum Tucson! The museum is open from 10-5pm and will have $2 admission for everyone in the family. Children’s Museum Tucson is a great place for children and their families to play and learn together. There are 11,000 square feet of exhibits to enjoy fun,... Read more »

Tucson Organic Gardener’s Fall Garden Fair

Tucson Organic Gardener’s Fall Garden Fair

October 11 @ 10:00 am
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• Fall Plant Starts from Local Growers. • Native Vegetables, Herbs, Flowers and Seeds. • Organic Compost, Fertilizers, and Garden Supplies. • Free Gardening Class at 11am. • Petting Zoo and Crafts. • Gift Raffle, Music, Games and Much More • Fall Plant Starts from Local Growers. • Native Vegetables, Herbs, Flowers and Seeds. •... Read more »

Carolina Chocolate Drop

Carolina Chocolate Drop

October 11 @ 8:00 pm

            In early 2012, Grammy award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops released their studio album Leaving Eden (Nonesuch Records) produced by Buddy Miller. The traditional African-American string band’s album was recorded in Nashville and featured founding members Rhiannon Giddens and Dom Flemons, along with multi-instrumentalist Hubby Jenkins and cellist Leyla McCalla, already... Read more »

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All Breed Dog Wash Fundraiser

All Breed Dog Wash Fundraiser

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wanted dirty dogs: Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption (SA Greys) hosts a dog wash benefiting the extraordinary costs of rehabilitating and transitioning ex racers into forever homes. All dog breeds welcome!  No appointment; first come, first served in the parking lot.

Lend Me a Tenor

Lend Me a Tenor

October 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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The greatest Italian tenor in the world, Il Stupendo, is scheduled to sing the lead in The Cleveland Opera’s OTELLO. When his wife leaves him a “Dear John” letter, however, the distraught singer takes a double dose of tranquilizers. With curtain time rapidly approaching, opera management kicks into damage control on steroids and what follows... Read more »

Boom

Boom

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A comedy as much about the beginning of life as the end, boom puts the last woman, a journalist who hates the idea of babies, and last man, a gay marine biologist, on Earth together in an underground lab after a comet strikes.  Will these two repopulate the planet?  And who is this third character- a woman... Read more »

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF TUCSON

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF TUCSON

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Free Concert! (ticket required for entry) *unclaimed seats will be released 10 minutes before concert Overture to La Forza del Destino ~ Giuseppe Verdi Variations on a Theme by Haydn ~ Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 7 ~ Sergei Prokofiev The Civic Orchestra of Tucson (COT) was founded in the spring of 1975 by George Schwartz... Read more »

POP! A Food and Fashion Forward Fundraiser

POP! A Food and Fashion Forward Fundraiser

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join the YWCA Tucson for an evening of hors d’oeuvres, haute couture and handbags. This first-annual fundraiser will include giant entertainment packed into one tiny night! Women-owned local restaurants will be on-hand to offer treats to fuel your bidding spirit while you peruse the silent auction of designer handbags filled with goodies from local spas,... Read more »

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Ask a Master Gardener: Vegetable Gardening in Containers

Ask a Master Gardener: Vegetable Gardening in Containers

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presented by Master Gardeners from the Pima County Cooperative Extension.

J. RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESS

J. RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESS

October 13 @ 8:00 pm

For J. Roddy Walston & The Business―who formed in 2002 in Walston’s hometown of Cleveland, Tennessee―embracing weirdness means a mumble-out-loud celebration of that great and terrible burden of being human. Forcing the oft-clashing worlds of art and rock-and-roll to make nice, the band (including guitarist/vocalist Billy Gordon, bassist/vocalist Logan Davis, and drummer Steve Colmus) deals... Read more »

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, KXCI Presents!

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, KXCI Presents!

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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KXCI Presents Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives on October 13th at The Rialto Theatre. Marty Stuart’s long history in country music includes time with Lester Flatt and Johnny Cash, as well as his own chart topping solo career, TV series and live shows of foot stompin’, tail shakin’, honky tonkin’, rockin’ hillbilly music. Doors... Read more »

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Plaza Planter Project Work Party

Plaza Planter Project Work Party

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join the community as we continue to spruce up the Plaza Planters in front of the Main Library. Monthly work parties will be open to all – we’ll weed, replant, turn soil and provide some TLC to the planters.

Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam

Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Take a journey back to the greatest days of rock with Dave Mason’s sight and sound experience, Traffic Jam.  Join Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the legendary band Traffic, Dave Mason for an evening of music history as he retraces the earliest days of his career with Traffic and the works... Read more »

The Gardeners of Tucson Mostly Plants Annual Auction Oct. 14

The Gardeners of Tucson Mostly Plants Annual Auction Oct. 14

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Unique and unusual plants will be auctioned off at the Gardeners of Tucson’s (TGOT) Annual Mostly Plants Auction from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Tues., Oct. 14 at a free public event slated for the Ward Six City Council office, 3202 E. First St. Ward Six is located 1 blk. South of Speedway and 1... Read more »

The New Pornographers, KXCI Presents!

The New Pornographers, KXCI Presents!

October 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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                  A Canadian indie-rock super group, The New Pornographers members include Carl Newman, Neko Case, Kathryn Calder and Dan Bejar of Destroyer. Doors open at 7pm with The Pains of Being Pure at Heart starting at 8pm October 14th at The Rialto Theatre. The New Pornographers, stunningly,... Read more »

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White Mystery with Bradford Trojan and Otherly Love

White Mystery with Bradford Trojan and Otherly Love

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

FREE for MOCA members, $5 non-members The Chicago born and bred redheaded brother-sister rock and roll duo of Miss Alex White and Francis Scott Key White, aka White Mystery, will perform at MOCA Tucson on Wednesday, October 15th. With their reverb-saturated, dirty, rockabilly guitar sound, White Mystery have garnered attention and plaudits from Vice, Pitchfork,... Read more »

Ana Tijoux, KXCI Presents!

Ana Tijoux, KXCI Presents!

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One of the most respected MCs in any language, Ana Tijoux has been winning over fans around the world since her debut ’1977′ bubbled up from an underground sensation into mainstream recognition after being featured on the hit TV show ‘Breaking Bad’ and favorited by Radiohead’s Thom Yorke. In concert, Tijoux takes the stage with... Read more »

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Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

Lunchtime Literature – Main Library Book Club

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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We will discuss this month’s reading selection, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. You can pick up a copy of this month’s book at the first floor information desk of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, starting 1:00pm September 18th.

Art Now! in the Galleries: Drew Heitzler

Art Now! in the Galleries: Drew Heitzler

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr. Paul Ivey is back with this popular series of casual, salon style talks. This Fall, we are diving in to some interesting issues in the contemporary art world. Inspiring, provocative, fun, challenging, enlightening, heretical, hysterical and interactive, Art Now! Gives you the opportunity to share your thoughts on the wildly disparate practices and objects... Read more »

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought”

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought”

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

October 16, 2014, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought” dinner featuring the presentation “The Eagle and the Archaeologists: The Lindberghs’ 1929 Southwest Aerial Survey” with historian Erik Berg at Dragon’s View Asian Cuisine, 400 N. Bonita Ave., Tucson. Free admission; order your own dinner off of the restaurant’s... Read more »

Chris Smither

Chris Smither

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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“How do you describe brilliance? Let’s start here: Chris Smither’s Still On The Levee is one of the most beautiful records you will hear this year (and possibly even next year, too). The songwriting is near-perfect, the performances stellar, the musicianship without peer. The stories will touch your heart (when they’re not stimulating other parts... Read more »

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Lunchtime Express Curator Tour

Lunchtime Express Curator Tour

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

FREE for MOCA members, free with general admission Shake up your lunchtime routine! Bring your lunch, dine on the Plaza and enjoy a brief curator’s tour of the current exhibitions.

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Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

Books on Wheels – Call For Volunteers

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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Books on Wheels (on bikes) program is looking for volunteers to help select books for homebound community members. Please fill out an application and bring it with you to the orientation. In order to reserve a spot at this orientation or if you have any questions, please e-mail Karen.Greene@pima.gov or call Infoline at 791-4010.

Valencia Animal Hospital’s OPEN HOUSE

Valencia Animal Hospital’s OPEN HOUSE

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Come partake in the fun while munching on snacks, enjoying a cup of coffee from the guest barista and testing your luck with the in-house raffle benefiting local animal rescue organizations.  And don’t forget about the doggy CPR demo and personal hospital tour! Get all the animal health information you need during this one time... Read more »

St Andrews Presbyterian Church Arts and Craft Fair

St Andrews Presbyterian Church Arts and Craft Fair

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Arts and Craft Fair at St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Saturday Oct 18, 9am to 3pm.  7650 Paseo del Norte between MaGee and Ina in Tucson.  Jewelry, pottery, needlework, hand made toys, cards, fiber arts, pastels, metal work, fresh baked goods and hand crafted items of all kinds.

Home Movie Day

Home Movie Day

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An international celebration of amateur filmmaking! The Tucson community is invited to bring original 8mm, Super 8mm and 16mm films for consideration, inspection by experts, and screening on Home Movie Day alongside a community audience. Home movies filmed in Southern Arizona and the US/Mexico Borderlands are particularly welcome.

3rd Saturday of the Month Art Fair at Many Hands Courtyard

3rd Saturday of the Month Art Fair at Many Hands Courtyard

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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WHATS GOING ON: Art vendors, neat shops are open, a Special emphasis on Celtic Art. There will be food, music and adult beverages. ALSO; Many Hands has drop boxes for the Community food bank, with 20% of the sales of Garden Art going to the Food Bank, AND a Door Prize with $5.00 ticket, where... Read more »

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SABHF Blues & Heritage Festival

SABHF Blues & Heritage Festival

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sunday, October 19th at Rillito Racetrack Park (First Avenue & River Road). Learn more at http://azblues.org/ Performers include: National headliners: Cash Box Kings (http://www.cashboxkings.com/) plus a full day of blues with: Cholla High School Blues Standards Baja Arizona Blues Angel Diamond and the Blues Disciples Johnny Ain’t Right Union Stone Band $10 adults, kids are... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow and the Ride of the Headless Stick-Horseman

Sleepy Hollow and the Ride of the Headless Stick-Horseman

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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A fun adaptation of Washington Irving’s classic tale: There is a new school teacher in Sleepy Hollow, and he is the bumbley and awkward Ichabod Crane. Ichabod must compete against Brom Bones to win the heart of the mayor’s beautiful daughter, Katrina Van Tassel. The story concludes with a hilarious ride of the headless horseman.... Read more »

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

Garden Talks

Garden Talks

October 19 @ 2:00 pm

Master Gardeners from Pima County Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions. Turn your brown thumb to green by asking the experts!

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Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What is Día de los Muertos? It is a significant and highly celebrated holiday in Mexico, Latin America, and the Southwestern United States. To many Mexicans, death is not a subject to be feared, ignored, or divorced from the living. One cannot celebrate life without also celebrating death. This plática (informal talk) traces the origins... Read more »

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What is Di­a de los Muertos? It is a significant and highly celebrated holiday in Mexico, Latin America, and the Southwestern United States. To many Mexicans, death is not a subject to be feared, ignored, or divorced from the living. One cannot celebrate life without also celebrating death. This platica (informal talk) traces the origins... Read more »

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

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Julie Fowlis: Music of The Scottish Isles

Julie Fowlis: Music of The Scottish Isles

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Julie Fowlis is a groundbreaking artist who continues to entice new audiences worldwide and push accepted musical boundaries with her adaptations of songs from her native Scottish Gaelic tradition.   It is little wonder that when Disney Pixar was searching for the perfect, authentic singing voice to feature in the soundtrack to Brave, their new 3D... Read more »

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BILL GANZ WESTERN BAND

BILL GANZ WESTERN BAND

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bill Ganz has performed for more than 30 years. He is a member of the Western Music Association and is a past member of the Reinsmen, The Desert Sons, and the Sons of the Western Plains among others. The Bill Ganz Band was founded in 1992 for the purposes of entertaining Tucson vacationers seeking authentic... Read more »

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - October 25 @ 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - October 25 @ 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

The Pfeiffer Collection: An Essay in Social Realism—An Art Talk presented by University of Arizona Museum of Art

The Pfeiffer Collection: An Essay in Social Realism—An Art Talk presented by University of Arizona Museum of Art

October 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Presented by University of Arizona Museum of Art docent Johanna Stein. This presentation commemorates the 70th anniversary of the formative art donation to the UAMA. It includes a group of works on paper, canvas and board, depicting life in the 30′s and early 40′s.

Art Now! Modern? Folk? Art? Architecture? Complexity & Contradiction in Preservation

Art Now! Modern? Folk? Art? Architecture? Complexity & Contradiction in Preservation

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr. Paul Ivey is back with this popular series of casual, salon style talks. This Fall, we are diving in to some interesting issues in the contemporary art world. Inspiring, provocative, fun, challenging, enlightening, heretical, hysterical and interactive, Art Now! Gives you the opportunity to share your thoughts on the wildly disparate practices and objects... Read more »

22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

October 24 - 26
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The 22nd annual Southwest Flair A-Fair is Oct 24th–26th, 10am–5pm. More than 150 of the region’s finest artisans will showcase their high-quality arts and crafts at Plaza Palomino. Artisans, guests and shoppers will all enjoy a weekend of beautiful Tucson weather and art! Proceeds from Flair A-Fair benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson.

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - October 25 @ 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

October 24 - 26
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The 22nd annual Southwest Flair A-Fair is Oct 24th–26th, 10am–5pm. More than 150 of the region’s finest artisans will showcase their high-quality arts and crafts at Plaza Palomino. Artisans, guests and shoppers will all enjoy a weekend of beautiful Tucson weather and art! Proceeds from Flair A-Fair benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson.

Understand Philanthropy in Southern Arizona to Support Your Fundraising Goals

Understand Philanthropy in Southern Arizona to Support Your Fundraising Goals

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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Stephanie La Loggia will share how the “pie of philanthropy” can be utilized by organizations and fundraising professionals in their work to locate and channel resources toward vital community services and solutions. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

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22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

22nd Annual Southwest Flair A-Fair

October 24 - 26
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The 22nd annual Southwest Flair A-Fair is Oct 24th–26th, 10am–5pm. More than 150 of the region’s finest artisans will showcase their high-quality arts and crafts at Plaza Palomino. Artisans, guests and shoppers will all enjoy a weekend of beautiful Tucson weather and art! Proceeds from Flair A-Fair benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson.

International Festival of Tucson

International Festival of Tucson

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Cuisine & sweets from Around the World including the Middle East and Eastern Europe. You will surely find something you have never tasted before and wondered how you lived so long without it. The International Festival showcases a celebration of cultural expression through an exuberance of performances. Many cultures in the world project their values... Read more »

Playtime

Playtime

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

FREE for kids 17 and under & MOCA members, $8 non-member adults Playtime lets kids of all ages learn through play in an intergenerational, interactive environment.  Adults learn about art and art history, kids experience art as participants and practitioners and everyone has a great time at Playtime!

Jay Leno

Jay Leno

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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“Just a man, a microphone and comedy that kills.” –Tampa Bay Times Named America’s Favorite TV Personality in the 2009 Harris Poll, Jay Leno also has been touted as one of the nicest people in show business. After 22 years as host, he left NBC’s The Tonight Show at the top of the ratings to more actively pursue stand-up comedy,... Read more »

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International Festival of Tucson

International Festival of Tucson

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cuisine & sweets from Around the World including the Middle East and Eastern Europe. You will surely find something you have never tasted before and wondered how you lived so long without it. The International Festival showcases a celebration of cultural expression through an exuberance of performances. Many cultures in the world project their values... Read more »

Free Day

Free Day

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free admission to MOCA every last Sunday of the month!

Sensational Settings

Sensational Settings

October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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A favorite Tucson area fundraiser, Sensational Settings, will be held at the Jewish Community Center on Sunday, October 26, from 12:30 – 4 p.m.  Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit both St. Luke’s Home and CASA Support Council for Pima County. Sensational Settings will feature over 30 one-of-a-kind table displays created by top local... Read more »

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

Hacienda Del Blues: Ice Box & The Coleman Brothers

Hacienda Del Blues: Ice Box & The Coleman Brothers

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hacienda Del Blues is hosted every Sunday by Marty Kool of KXCI’s Blues Review. This week’s show has been a long time coming & features Ice Box & The Coleman Brothers. The band is basically a slightly pared down, slightly bluesier, slightly less brassy spin-off of one of Tucson’s favorites, The Coolers. Expect infectious dance... Read more »

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Dorian Michael at Monterey Court

Dorian Michael at Monterey Court

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Guitarist Dorian Michael plays a mix of fingerstyle instrumentals and a bunch of traditional blues. Monterey Court Stage, 505 W Miracle Mile, Tucson.  6:00-8:30pm

J2B2 Featuring John Jorgenson, Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall and Mark Fain

J2B2 Featuring John Jorgenson, Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall and Mark Fain

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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J2B2 is an all-star bluegrass supergroup featuring four legendary, Grammy Award-winning musicians – John Jorgenson on acoustic guitar, mandolin and vocals; Herb Pedersen on banjo, acoustic guitar and vocals; Jon Randall on acoustic guitar and vocals, and Mark Fain on bass – delivering bluegrass like no one has ever heard it before.  The band’s undeniable... Read more »

Matisyahu

Matisyahu

October 28 @ 8:00 pm

                            Matisyahu has come a long way since 2005 when he released his breakout album, Live at Stubb’s (which reached #1 on the Reggae Albums Chart and #30 on the Billboard 200). Since then he has pushed himself dynamically and creatively, breaking... Read more »

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Business Feasibility: Ready to go from Idea to Reality?

Business Feasibility: Ready to go from Idea to Reality?

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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This informative workshop will put you on the right path toward owning your own business. Presented by the Women’s Business Center of Southern Arizona, hosted by the Microbusiness Advancement Center and the Pima County Public Library. Registration is required.  Register online or call Info Line at 791-4010.

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Individual Job Counseling

Individual Job Counseling

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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A job counselor from Career Services Unlimited will provide free, one-on-one career counseling on topics including resume writing, choosing a career, updating your interviewing, networking and job search skills, and more.

Art Now! in the Galleries: Golden State

Art Now! in the Galleries: Golden State

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr. Paul Ivey is back with this popular series of casual, salon style talks. This Fall, we are diving in to some interesting issues in the contemporary art world. Inspiring, provocative, fun, challenging, enlightening, heretical, hysterical and interactive, Art Now! Gives you the opportunity to share your thoughts on the wildly disparate practices and objects... Read more »

Slaid Cleaves

Slaid Cleaves

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An Evening With Slaid Cleaves presented by Hotel Congress and Rhythm and Roots Doors at 7:00, show at 7:30. Slaid Cleaves spins stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Twenty years into his career, the celebrated songwriter is an artist in peak form. Cleaves’ seamless new collection delivers vivid snapshots as wildly cinematic... Read more »

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - November 1 @ 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique

Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique

October 31 - November 1

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31 AND SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1 2014  10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  both days We feature local talent! This is THE PLACE for Holiday Shopping!!!

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - November 1 @ 9:30 pm
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Both brilliant and disturbing, the story of Frankenstein and his creation has fascinated audiences since the novel was first published in 1818. Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to reanimating human life – but is man meant to pierce the veil between life and death? Frankenstein’s experiments will claim the lives of those he loves... Read more »

Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique

Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique

October 31 - November 1

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31 AND SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1 2014  10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  both days We feature local talent! This is THE PLACE for Holiday Shopping!!!

Candye Kane & The Paladins (KXCI Fundraiser)

Candye Kane & The Paladins (KXCI Fundraiser)

October 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Your Halloween plans are all set: you’ll be joining us at the historic El Casino Ballroom for a great night of live music with blues/roots rockers Candye Kane and The Paladins. This is a KXCI Fundraising concert. Friday, October 31st. 7pm doors, 8pm showtime. The night will include hot music, cold drinks, El Casino’s huge dance... Read more »

Tucson Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games

Tucson Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games

November 1 - 2

Saturday 9 AM to 10 PM/Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM – Celebrate the culture and traditions of the Celtic nations with this great local festival.  Come see the Highland athletic events including the 2014 SAAA Men’s Lightweight World Championship on Saturday only.  Don’t miss the massed pipe bands, Border Collie Demonstrations, Scottish clans and... Read more »

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