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Arizona Theatre Company 46th Season

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:23am

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) heads into its 49th season with a bold new look. ATC has launched a redesigned website highlighted by a striking new logo that underscores the company’s energy, strength and rich history. The effort was funded by a grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust. Productions and dates for the Arizona Theatre Company 2015-16 season are:

Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin (Tucson: Sept. 16-Oct. 4; Phoenix: Oct. 8-25);

Disgraced (Tucson: Oct. 17-Nov. 7; Phoenix: Nov. 12-29);

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 11:00pm
Categories: Film

Taste of Judaism 2015

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:12am

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Judaism but were afraid to ask! Temple Emanu-El partners with Tucson Hebrew Academy to offer the Taste of Judaism Family Class for great Jewish learning for the whole family. Taste of Judaism, now in its 16th year in Tucson, is a free interactive exploration of Jewish Spirituality, Values, and Community, presented in a way that is relevant and engaging.

Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 2:00pm to Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 4:00pm
Categories: Film

Arizona Musicfest 2016

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:09am

Arizona Musicfest announces the lineup for its 25th Anniversary year, with superstar violinist Joshua Bell to headline the 6 week-long music event.

The Festival opens January 29th and runs through March 11, 2016 with concerts held in North Scottsdale and Phoenix venues. For the 2016 Festival, Arizona Musicfest has added performances at La Casa de Cristo Church, due to its excellent acoustics and larger capacity to accommodate public demand.

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 7:00pm to Friday, March 11, 2016 - 11:00pm
Categories: Film

Magdelena Bash Harvest Festival

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:20pm

The sixth annual Magdelena Bash Harvest Festival will be held Saturday, August 22, 2015 11am-5pm at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Road, Elgin, AZ 85611, in Sonoita/Elgin Arizona. Several new Arizona wine releases, including 2013 Magdelena, a blend of Cabernet Franc and Barbera, as well as many new white wines for summer, and a 100% Estate Mourvèdre will be released at the festival. One of Kief-Joshua Vineyards most popular wines, Magdelena, is named in honor of Kief’s grandmother, who turns 95 years old this month.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Categories: Film

Arizona Opera Opens with Premiere of "Arizona Lady"

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:16pm

Arizona Opera opens its 2015/16 Season as the first U.S. opera company to present the comic operetta Arizona Lady. The story revolves around leading lady Lona Farrell, whose hopes and dreams ride on the back of one horse, "Arizona Lady", winning the Kentucky Derby. Set on a historic ranch in Tucson and reminiscent of the greatest Golden-age Hollywood musical comedies, Arizona Lady is full of lively, upbeat music, cheerful, soaring arias and a wacky libretto, sure to make you smile as bright as the Arizona sun.

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 9:00pm
Categories: Film

Tucson Circus Arts and Flam Chen present "Colony"

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:39am

Colony (performed by Flam Chen and Tucson Circus Arts Advanced Aerialists and written and directed by Katherine Tesch) is an exciting and dynamic exploration of life on a planet far off in the universe. Come watch as robots discover life, consciousness, war, love, mischief and purpose by climbing and flying on their spinning, teetering and swinging 3-D world. This dare-devil performance of acrobatic and aerial feats done 25 feet above the ground under its back drop of stars is an experience not to miss!

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 10:00pm
Categories: Film

35th Avenue Sew & Vac to host sales, contests, exclusive giveaways

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:36am

It’s a Fab Event Phoenix. Passionate Quilters, Sewists, and Fabric-Lovers Celebrate I Love Fabric Days this August 13, 14, 15th

Phoenix independent retailer 35th Avenue Sew & Vac to host celebrations, sales, contests, exclusive giveaways, and more!

On Thursday, August 13th - Saturday, August 15th, 2015 quilters, sewists, and fabric lovers around the country will be showing their support for local, independent quilt and fabric shops, and their LOVE of fabric during I Love Fabric Days— a three day event when people around the globe celebrate the love of fabric.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 10:00am to Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 5:00pm
Categories: Film

Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:52am

The Tucson Bird & Wildlife celebrates birding and bird diversity across Southern Arizona. The Festival begins with the Sky Island Birding Cup on Wednesday, August 12. This 24 hour birding bonanza challenges participants to identify as many Southern Arizona bird species within the time frame. Thursday hosts 2 workshops and the nightlight social, where a preview of the Nature Expo will be given. Friday, August 14 is the first day of the Nature Expo at the Arizona Riverpark Inn. There will be a variety of activities, talks, and workshops friendly to people of all ages.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 12:00pm to Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 2:00pm
Categories: Film

This Week at SWIR August 1

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:49am

This week on August 1, the IHRA Summit SuperSeries Race #7 will take place. The gates will open at 6 p.m. and the track will be available at 7 p.m. The pricing is as follows: Box - Tech Card $80.00, No Box - Tech Card $60.00, Street - Tech Card $25.00, Motorcycle - Tech Card $25.00, Junior Dragsters - Tech Card $30.00. Big Wheels - Tech Card $10.00. Crew - $10.00, Spectator - $10.00, Children 12 and under are FREE!

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Categories: Film

Iron Chef Perez Celebrates National Farmers Market Week With Heirlooom

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 3:25pm

National Farmers Market Week is August 2-9, 2015. To celebrate, Heirloom Farmers Markets is hosting a Chef at the Market demo with Executive Chef Danny Perez from JW Marriott Starr Pass. The cooking demonstration will be on Sunday, August 9 at the Rillito Park Farmers Market Pavilion starting at 9am. This will be the first public appearance by Executive Chef Perez since winning the annual Iron Chef Tucson 2015 competition this past June! He will be featuring seasonal market ingredients from the local farmers on hand that day.

Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 8:00pm
Categories: Film

Jazz In Fashion Diaspora Showcase

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:27pm

On September 26. Diaspora Showcase, presents “Jazz In Fashion”, a collection of African fashion on Tucson runway, accompanied by the Jazz sounds of Musical Magical Quartet, with Doc Jones keyboard and Kerry Campbell on Sax. See the fabrics, texture and style of some contemporary fashion designers, while you enjoy the delicious cuisine of the 5 regions of Africa. The evening will feature performances by Egyptian percussionist Gamal Gomaa, Belly Dancer Helena Vlahos, Jamaican reggae star, “Luckie D” and Rockers Uptown. Tickets at Zemam's, Too! 119 E. Speedway (Stone/Speedway).

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Categories: Film

Summer Dance Expo

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:24pm

Join us for a day of the best ballroom dancing seen in southern Arizona! On Saturday August 29, 2015 dance professionals and students gather at Lowes Ventana Canyon Resort for a daylong dance gala. The $5 entry fee is good for the entire day! The public is encouraged to attend! For more information check out website SummerDance Expo.com or call 520-747-9164. Great music, great dancing, and great entertainment. Come to watch and/or participate during general dance sessions! See you there!

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00pm
Categories: Film

Youth On Their Own - Backpack Challenge 2015

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:05pm

Help homeless, at-risk youth, grades 6-12, go, stay and graduate from school by providing necessary school supplies. How can YOU help? Donate: NEW adult-sized backpacks, NEW general school supplies, Target or Walmart gift cards of any amount – Students shop for themselves

Visit YOTO.org for a drop-off location near you!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:00am to Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 11:00pm
Categories: Film

“Hot Summer Nights!”

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:35am

COOL TREATS AND HOT SALSA (THE MUSIC & THE CONDIMENT) CELEBRATE 'HOT SUMMER NIGHTS' AT AUG. 7 FIRST FRIDAY AT THE HEARD MUSEUM

Get salsa lessons, hear music by Ritmo Latino; food donations collected

Phoenix –
WHAT: First Friday at the Heard: “Hot Summer Nights!”
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
WHERE: Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Categories: Film

TBG: DESIGNING WITH GRAY WATER

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:31am

Tucson Botanical Gardens presents DESIGNING WITH GRAY WATER on Friday, Aug. 28 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The cost is $18, $15 Members. Incorporation of gray water can significantly increase form and function of your garden, leading to a beautiful and plentiful natural space while also minimizing reliance on municipal water sources, reducing water bills and returning water to the environment. This course introduces participants to holistic application of gray water, with emphasis on design strategies concerning appropriate plantings and layout of spaces.

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Categories: Film

Oro Valley to Unveil 2015 Summer Youth Art Project Sculpture at Naranja Park

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:26am

Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance, the Pima Association of Governments and Town of Oro Valley unveil the summer Transportation Art by Youth public art project at the Naranja Park on August 4.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Categories: Film

The Return of Star Wars: A Universe

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 6:16pm
Film

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Galaxy Far Far Away Mos Eisley United States Email address: blinverted@yahoo.com See map: Google Maps
Categories: Film

Casas Adobes American Legion Auxiliary Open House

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 12:56pm

Casas Adobes American Legion Auxiliary Unit #73 has 22 years of service to our veterans and is holding a brief get acquainted, informal discussion, open to the public, on Tuesday, August 11th,
6 p.m. in Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center. The address is 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. Just east of the traffic light at Romero Road. Their phone is 887-9786. Have fun, fellowship, and find out about the many diverse volunteer opportunities. Come and bring a friend! There’ll be drinks and light refreshments.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Categories: Film