Author: secondsaturday

Santa Muerte Music & Arts Festival 2011 in Downtown Tucson on October 28 and 29

Santa Muerte Music & Arts Festival on October 28th and 29th, 2011 will be a two-day event celebrating the folklore of the Southwest and showcasing some of the most important underground musicians and cutting-edge international visionary artists. This is a grassroots event created and inspired by artists and musicians. The music event is in participation… Read more »

Launch the Loop

This Saturday, Oct. 22nd, Launch The Loop will celebrate the connection of the pedestrian and bike paths through the Santa Cruz and Rillito river parks. The 23-mile path from West Silverlake Road to North Craycroft Road is the longest completed, continuous segment of “The Loop”, which is 55 miles of car-free paths being developed around… Read more »


Affectionately called by locals, “Tucson Eat Yourself” for the abundance of delicious, inexpensive homemade ethnic foods, Tucson Meet Yourself will hold another free Folklife Festival this weekend, October 14-16. There are demonstrations by folk artists, delicious food, Iron Chef competitions, a Lowrider car show, interactive dance workshops, and music from all over the world. This… Read more »

A Jubilant Soul

Originally published in Zocalo Magazine. By Jamie Manser “The passion of playing music is the essence of my life,” says professional percussionist Richard Noel. The multi-instrumentalist has a long laundry list of accomplishments, but his smile is biggest when talking about spreading happiness through music. “It is so joyful and important to me when I… Read more »

Tucson Shot Rock and Roll

A pop-up gallery exhibition featuring rock images by Tucson photographers, Tucson Shot Rock and Roll, has its opening reception this Saturday, October 8 at 245 E. Congress St, #171. View the work of over 30 photographers, covering rock from Punk to Pop, local to national. Photos of the best rock acts and musicians are being… Read more »

Arizona Theatre Company Announces café bohemia: A new play reading series

Experience original plays on Second Saturdays in Downtown Tucson at The Temple Lounge! Arizona Theatre Company announces Café Bohemia, a season of play readings, jams and ideas; featuring diverse new works from bold and inventive playwrights. Café Bohemia invites audiences to The Temple Lounge at the Temple of Music and Art in downtown Tucson, a… Read more »

November 4 Gala at the Fox Tucson Theatre Will Feature Judy Collins in Concert

On November 4 the Fox Tucson Theatre will host a gala event called Chasing Rainbows that will re-celebrate the Fox’s opening night in 1930. There will be a live concert by Grammy Award-winning legend, Judy Collins; 1930s inspired cocktails and buffet; and a raffle for a 1930 Model A sedan. The event will start at… Read more »

Handmade Jewelry – one of the great finds at 2nd Saturdays

The September 2nd Saturdays is coming up this weekend, where Tucsonans can find unique and original items for sale. Krisztina Racz has been a vendor selling her hand-made jewelry for over a year. She has many regular visitors and loves hanging out in the 2nd Saturdays crowd. Krisztina started making jewelry at age seven when… Read more »