Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm
A Hero’s Salute
Sunday, May 26 at 3pm
UA Crowder Hall
1017 E. Olive Rd.
Reserved seats $20. General seating free (suggested donation $10)
Ticket required for seating. Get tickets at www.arts-express.org or call 520-319-0400.
Join us Sunday, May 26th at 3 PM as Arts Express honors the brave men and women from the Tucson Community who have served, as well as those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. A Hero’s Salute will be presented in Crowder Hall on the University of Arizona campus. This uplifting and inspirational Memorial Day tribute will recognize our military, first responders, public servants, volunteers, and others who have placed themselves before others.
Crowder Hall at University of Arizona
1017 E Olive Rd.
32° 14' 5.622" N, 110° 57' 19.9944" W
Friday, August 2, 2013 - 10:00am - Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 11:00pm
(Sturgis, South Dakota) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® announces Daredevil Wednesday, a day of daring and exciting stunts to take place prior to the Rob Zombie, Mastodon, and Machine Head concerts during the popular summer music festival.
For the first time ever a Calling All Daredevils contest is also taking place where Daredevils nationwide can submit their own stunts to be selected, big or small, to join a day of history being made. Multiple stunts are currently already planned to attempt to set World Records, making for a memorable experience for Daredevils and festival attendees alike.
CrossRoads at the Buffalo Chip
44° 24' 34.9452" N, 103° 30' 32.6844" W
Friday, May 24, 2013 - 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Sullivan’s Steakhouse to Host a “Gatsby Gala” on May 24
On May 24, Sullivan’s Steakhouse will throw a glitzy Great Gatsby- inspired soirée filled with live entertainment, dancing, raffle prizes and a Roaring Twenties-themed costume contest
1785 East River Road
32° 17' 14.2008" N, 110° 56' 39.0336" W
Monday, June 10, 2013 - 10:00am - Sunday, August 4, 2013 - 10:00am
Camp JAM Tours the country this summer Hosting music Camps in 22 Cities
Camp Jam – The nation's largest and most popular provider of rock and roll summer camps and year-round, educational rock and roll music programs for kids and adults – will be setting up the stage for twenty-eight sessions in the U.S. and Canada this June though August
In its tenth year, Camp Jam is the premier music camp for teenage musicians, offering a variety of high-energy, exciting, professional learning experiences. Aspiring guitar players, bass players, keyboard players, drummers, vocalists and DJ’s will get to unleash their inner rock star under the guidance of professional musicians, music teachers and guest instructors with special appearances by celebrity musicians.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 9:30am - Friday, May 31, 2013 - 5:00pm
Western National Parks Association will display 14 selections from the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Art Collection throughout the month of May. Now in its 21st year, the Collection features artwork by people from across the country who are living with muscular dystrophy and related muscle diseases.
The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Western National Parks Association Store, located at 12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive, in Oro Valley, Ariz. For additional information, call (520) 622-6014.
The exhibit includes works in oil, watercolor, acrylics, mixed media, photographs and digital creations.
Western National Parks Association Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive
32° 26' 24.342" N, 110° 56' 30.2496" W
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 9:00am - Friday, July 19, 2013 - 4:00pm
Beginning June 17 Pueblo Grande Museum in partnership with The Rosson House Museum will be offering their 2013 Summer Program: Race Through Time. Programs are offered on alternating weeks to children ages 6-13. Fun-filled days of activities, celebrating and discovering historic and prehistoric cultures of Arizona include:
June 17 to 21, 9a-4p Ages 6-9 @ Pueblo Grande Museum & Archaeological Park
Race through prehistory and create nature-based art projects such as petro-glyphs and rattles. Kids will explore archaeology and cultures such as the Hohokam.
June 24 to 28, 9a-4p Ages 6-9 @ Rosson House Museum
Kids Wanted for Time Travel! Continue the race through time at Heritage Square. Journey to 1895 and experience what life was like for kids in territorial Arizona.
Pueblo Grande Museum & Archaeological Park
4619 East Washington
33° 26' 48.3036" N, 111° 59' 5.244" W
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 7:30pm - Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 3:00pm
SASO Finale Features Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2,
Chilean Violinist Mendoza, Local Composer Pete Fine
The Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra closes the season with Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2, Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3 with soloist Francisca Mendoza and the premiere of Tucson composer Pete Fine’s Landscapes. Music Director Linus Lerner conducts.
The final program of the SASO season will be performed twice – Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 S. Clubhouse Dr. in SaddleBrooke – and Sunday, May 19 at 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte.
DesertView Performing Arts Center
39900 S. Clubhouse Dr.
32° 30' 51.0624" N, 110° 54' 11.7756" W
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 8:00pm - Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 11:00pm
Invisible Theatre’s Managing Artistic Director, Susan Claassen, announced six plays for the company’s 43rd Anniversary Season.
The lineup includes the SW premieres of acclaimed Off - Broadway zany comedies, the Arizona premiere of an award-winning political thriller, a portrait of a beloved comic icon, a classic mystery and a joyous musical salute to the birth of rock and roll.
Claassen said, “I can’t think of a more exciting, diverse lineup of plays, actors and directors to celebrate Invisible Theatre’s mission of bringing quality theatre experiences in an intimate setting to all facets of the community. Each of our selections will provide you with unforgettable moments that will thrill, inspire, delight and engage you like never before!”
1400 N. First Ave
32° 14' 22.938" N, 110° 57' 38.9124" W
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Danny Zelisko Presents and Stateside present Grace Potter And The Nocturnals at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13th at the intimate Celebrity Theatre.
Grace Potter And The Nocturnals announced the summer leg of their “Roar Tour,” a U.S. headlining run that's seen them tearing through packed houses across the country. The tour is in support of GPN’s fourth studio album, The Lion The Beast The Beat.
The project (parts were produced by Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach) debuted on the Billboard Top 200 Chart at #17 and #10 on Billboard’s Digital Album chart. The collection’s single "Stars" reached #1 on iTunes Rock Song chart.
440 N. 32nd St.
33° 27' 17.4132" N, 112° 0' 47.4732" W
Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 10:00am - Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 8:00pm
Taos Ski Valley, the highest altitude town in the U.S. announces new summer activities from rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, llama treks, horseback riding, guided fly fishing, chairlift rides and full moon hikes...
NEW THIS SUMMER: Taos Ski Valley is gaining traction...as an EXCELLENT MOUNTAIN BIKE DESTINATION! Taos Ski Valley has an all-new gravity fed flow trail accessed by Chairlift #1, with over 3.6 miles of mountain bike specific trails that include jumps, berms, wall rides, and MORE! Bike rentals available in the village resort. The road to Taos Ski Valley has always been popular with cyclists…meet up at the El Camino Cantina in the town of Taos at 4pm and ride to Taos Ski Valley every Sunday of the summer!
Taos Ski Valley
36° 24' 26.0964" N, 105° 34' 23.0412" W
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Friday, May 24, 2013 - 10:00am - Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 6:00pm
Sedona Film School’s 13th annual Shorts Film Festival, May 24-26!
The film students are nearing the end of their academic year at the Sedona Film School (SFS). In just a few short weeks the talented, and excited, graduates will be ready to show you their films. The atmosphere on campus is alive with creative energy and the students are working feverishly on their final projects.
There will be fantastic, fun and frightening films for everyone to enjoy. SFS students are working on westerns, dark comedies, futuristic sci-fi flicks, action-packed adventures, motocross and moving documentaries. Screenings will be held from 10 am to 6 pm on May 25 and 26, 2013. Save the Date!
Sedona Film School (SFS)
4215 Arts Village Dr.
34° 51' 4.5072" N, 111° 49' 48.324" W
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm
The Beatles invaded America in 1964. Now Beatles fans have a chance to see “1964…The Tribute” at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 10th at Celebrity Theatre.
On February 9, 1964 the Beatles sang four of their original songs (“All My Loving, “She Loves You,” “I Saw Her Standing There” and “I Want to Hold Your Hand”) on The Ed Sullivan Show. That hour revolutionized American popular music, and it would be impossible to imagine a pop or rock group that has not been influenced in some way by its aftermath.
440 N. 32nd St.
33° 27' 17.4132" N, 112° 0' 47.4732" W
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
The Woodstock Film Festival, Frack Free Catskills and Catskill Mountainkeeper present
BIDDER 70; a timely new environmental documentary.
May 19, 2pm
Upstate Films Woodstock
"...without the slightest tinge of manipulation, Bidder 70 convinces us...that we're entrapped in a legal system that is, environmentally speaking, still set on driving us off a cliff."
-Kalvin Henely, Slant Magazine
Tim DeChristopher: Film Subject and Environmental Activist will join directors Beth & George Gage for an indepth Q&A following film.
Woodstock Film Festival
13 Rock City Rd.
42° 2' 30.3684" N, 74° 7' 5.8476" W
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 1:00am - Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 11:59pm
Governor Jan Brewer Celebrates Arizona Travel and Tourism Days
Proclamation Celebrates 30th Annual National Travel and Tourism Week in Arizona
Governor Jan Brewer, in conjunction with the Arizona Office of Tourism, has proclaimed May 4-12, 2013, Arizona Travel and Tourism Days. The celebration – which coincides with the 30th annual National Travel and Tourism week – will recognize Arizona’s tourism industry for the vital role it plays in the economic growth and stability of our state and nation.
Phoenix, Tucson, Tombstone, Flagstaff, Marana, Oro Valley, Summerhaven, Sonoita, Yuma
32° 41' 33.5436" N, 114° 37' 39.6912" W
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
AUDITIONS: THIS SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013 at 2:00 PM
The Gaslight Theatre
7010 E. Broadway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85710
The Incredible Spider Guy!!
Showing: June 6, – August 25, 2013
AND our 2013-2014 Seasons
Written and directed by Peter Van Slyke - Musical direction by Linda Ackermann
The Gaslight Theatre IS CASTING for our next production and upcoming seasons. Main and Understudy roles are open for both male and females.
We are looking for actors and singers between the ages of 20 -45. All roles will be double cast. Understudies
are contracted to perform in a minimum of 10 shows. Performers must have a strong singing voice, high energy, dancing ability and good stage presence.
The Gaslight Theatre
7010 E. Broadway Blvd.
32° 13' 15.3588" N, 110° 50' 35.358" W
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 12:44pm - Monday, July 1, 2013 - 11:00pm
Californian beauty Alex Rose Wiesel, known for her role in Dexter, was spotted on Robertson Boulevard, Beverly Hills. We asked her where she was going, and she said Beauty on Robertson. We asked how she knew it was there, as it’s off the beaten track, and she told us she followed the numbers until she got to 239. Some people can be very sarcastic.
TIDBIT: The promo in Australia for Dexter was pulled after the Australian government filed complaints regarding the claim that the city of Adelaide had the highest serial killer count per capita. Considering Australia was originally populated by criminals exported from the UK, these Ozzies have suddenly got very touchy.
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Friday, May 3, 2013 - 12:40pm - Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 12:40pm
LEGGY TANYA FAIRFOOT, known for her role on the hugely popular T.V. show Pretty Little Liars, was spotted coming out of Tutu’s Kids on Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills. We asked her what she’d bought and she told us an OohLaLa party dress. We asked her if she thought it was going to fit all right and she told us it was for her 5 year-old goddaughter. We apologized, of course.
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 7:00pm - Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 10:00pm
The Ensemble Theatre Announces Its 2013-2014 Season
HOUSTON, May 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ensemble Theatre Artistic
Director, Eileen J. Morris, announces the theatre's 2013-2014 season
that includes a variety of comedies, dramas, and musical productions.
"I am excited about this year's season," says Morris. "Every story that
is told on stage transports us to a different space and time where one
magical moment can bring us to a deeper understanding of ourselves and
Magical moments of the season begin with the regional premiere comedy,
Immediate Family, by Paul Oakley Stovall that reveals the dynamics of a
modern family; The Ensemble Theatre has commissioned a new work and
world premiere holiday musical fairytale by playwright/ composer
29° 45' 36.6948" N, 95° 22' 9.804" W
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 5:00pm - Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 8:00pm
Taos, NM Launches New Season of Free Summer Concerts on May 23 with Taos Plaza Live
TAOS, NM — Beginning on Thursday, May 23, the historic Taos Plaza will transform into a summer concert venue every Thursday night as the 2013 season of Taos Plaza Live! launches featuring free, all-ages concerts. Taos Plaza Live! continues through Sept. 5, 2013.
This year’s lineup includes a number of popular bands such as recently signed recording artist and Taos native, Max Gomez, and 2012 Taos Solar Music Fest band search winner, Anthony Leon and the Chain; along with Town of Taos Mayor Darren Cordova and his band, Darren Cordova y Calor; and many others.
Band genres range from swing, jazz, bluegrass, traditional New Mexican, country western, reggae, mariachi, rock and everything in between.
36° 24' 26.0964" N, 105° 34' 23.0412" W
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 7:00pm - Friday, August 16, 2013 - 10:00pm
Performer line-up announced for Friday Night Live! Jazz Summer Concert Series
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and Main Gate Square partner to present a series of free, evening concerts at the Geronimo Plaza featuring jazz now through summer
April 29, 2013-- A classic, dynamic and inspirational musical genre, performed around the world for decades, will take local audiences on a soulful tour this summer.
The Friday Night Live! Jazz Summer Concert Series line-up has just been announced, alternating Fridays at 7 p.m. Presented by Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance, the free performances at Geronimo Plaza, coupled with delicious food from nearby local restaurants, provide a great way to begin the weekend.
Geronimo Plaza at Main Gate Square
between Park Avenue and Euclid Avenue on University Boulevard
32° 13' 53.7312" N, 110° 58' 32.1996" W
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 11:00am - Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 6:00pm
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance presents the Park Place Guitar Festival and seeks exhibitors, sponsors and performers to showcase their talents, June 14 & 15
Rediscover America's most popular and versatile instrument - the guitar.
Guitar exhibitors and enthusiasts invited to participate in inaugural festival
Johnny Faber to perform Friday, June 14
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance seeks participants to tune in to the inaugural Park Place Guitar Festival, showcasing the dynamic stringed instrument in all styles on Friday, June 14 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 15 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
5870 E. Broadway Blvd.
32° 13' 17.2812" N, 110° 52' 2.1396" W
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 6:00pm - Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 8:00pm
Evening concerts provide great way to enjoy the summer in Oro Valley
The Town of Oro Valley and Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance present a free town concert series on the second Thursday of each month.
Sail into an evening of entertaining music with a seven-piece horn band during the next Oro Valley concert.
On Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m., Full Sail will bring the blues, jazz and funk to Oro Valley Marketplace, southwest corner of Oracle Road and Tangerine Road, at Century Theatres Courtyard.
Oro Valley Marketplace
southwest corner of Oracle Road and Tangerine Road
32° 25' 36.984" N, 110° 56' 5.0604" W
Friday, June 21, 2013 - 10:00am - Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 5:00pm
WHEN IT’S SUMMER IN THE VALLEY, THERE’S NOTHING LIKE ‘HOT FUN IN A COOL PLACE’
Enjoy the cool climate inside the Heard Museum on your choice among six full-filled three day weekends.
Each summer we keep the museum at a constant 72 degrees to preserve our exhibits. Come in and enjoy the cool temperatures with us!
The Heard Museum goes head-on against the very heart of our hot Valley summers with a renewed vision for beat-the-heat activities! “Hot Fun” means six three-day weekends filled with cool performances, live mural painting, hands-on artist demonstrations, film screenings and public tours with gallery scavenger challenges. Cool off at the Heard in a summer filled with dynamic fun for all ages.
WHEN: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, June 21 through July 28
2301 North Central Ave.
33° 28' 23.4552" N, 112° 4' 22.566" W
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:00am - Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 5:00pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters Annual Southwest Flair-A-Fair
Date of the Event: October 25 to 27, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location Name: Plaza Palomino
Address: 2960 N Swan Rd Tucson, AZ 85712
Contact's Name: Diana Miranda
The annual Southwest “Flair-A-Fair” is back! Come out to Plaza Palomino October 25th thru the 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to experience this Fine Art and Craft Fair, which showcases high quality art and crafts from over 150 of the region’s best artisans. Enjoy Tucson’s beautiful weather, while admiring the fabulous handcrafted furniture, jewelry, blown glass, quilts and much more! Proceeds from Flair-A-fair will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson.
2960 N Swan Rd.
32° 15' 38.124" N, 110° 53' 32.082" W
Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters 50th Anniversary Gala
Date of the Event: October 5, 2013
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location Name: Casino Del Sol Resort
Address: 5655 W Valencia Rd Tucson, AZ 85757
Contact's Name: Diana Miranda
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson is proud to present and invite you to celebrate our 50th Anniversary by attending the Gala onSaturday, October 5th, 2013 at the Casino Del Sol Resort.
Casino Del Sol Resort
5655 W Valencia Rd.
32° 7' 58.0296" N, 111° 4' 52.356" W
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 7:00am - 2:00pm
The Big Brothers Big Sisters 6th Annual Golf Tournament event takes place on September 13, 2013 from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location Name: JW Marriott Starr Pass
Address: 3800 W Starr Pass Blvd Tucson, AZ 85745
Contact's Name: Diana Miranda
JW Marriott Starr Pass
3800 W Starr Pass Blvd.
32° 12' 57.9744" N, 111° 2' 57.8256" W
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 10:00pm - Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 11:00pm
Ringo has been having so much fun with this incarnation of the All Starr band, with whom he just wrapped up a tour in the Pacific Rim including dates in New Zealand, Australia and Japan, that he has announced another leg of tour dates.
Ringo and the band, featuring Steve Lukather (Toto), Richard Page (Mr. Mister), Gregg Rolie (Santana), Todd Rundgren, Mark Rivera and Gregg Bissonette will head to Latin America for 14 shows, with two dates in the US, at The Palms in Las Vegas just before Thanksgiving:
Oct 29 Sao Paulo, Brazil Credicard Hall
Oct 31 Curitiba, Brazil Teatro Positivo
Nov 2 Punta del Este, Uruguay Conrad Hotel
Nov 4 Asuncion, Paraguay Leon Condou
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 4:00pm - Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 5:30pm
Meditations for a Happy Mind
Monthly Saturdays, 4pm - 5:30pm
May 11 - Overcoming Anger
June 1 - Transforming Relationships with Buddhist nun Kelsang Kunshe
Simple, practical, and inspiring teachings and meditations for solving daily problems. Drop in anytime. Open and beneficial for everyone, regardless of background, everyone is welcome!
Included in each class are two easy-to-follow guided meditations and a brief teaching on how to learn to understand and transform one's mind.
Drop by for any class - no pre-registration necessary. cost: $10
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church
125 S 2nd St., Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Unitarian Universalist Church
125 S 2nd St.
31° 33' 12.2688" N, 110° 17' 46.3848" W
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Monday, July 15, 2013 - 10:00pm - Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 11:00pm
MONKEES ANNOUNCE SUMMER TOUR “A MIDSUMMER’S NIGHT WITH THE MONKEES”
Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, And Peter Tork Join Forces For Nationwide Jaunt
24 Exclusive Dates Announced For U.S.; Presales Start May 1
Live at Mesa Arts Center Friday August 9, 2013
Tickets on sale Monday, May 6 at 10:00 AM
Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 10:00am - Monday, May 27, 2013 - 6:00pm
Rare & Collectible Book Fair Fundraising Event at the Foothills Mall over Memorial Day weekend.
Collectible books from the 1700's, 1800's & 1900's, plus hundreds of 1st, Signed & Limited Editions. Over 40 categories. Prices from $18.00 to $$$$.
Location: Foothills Mall, 7401 N La Cholla Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85741.
May 25th-27th of Memorial Day Weekend during Mall hours.
Tell Me A Good Story is a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit
For more information visit: www.TellMeAGoodStory.org
7401 N La Cholla Blvd.
32° 20' 26.5884" N, 111° 0' 53.64" W
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