Author: secondsaturday

Fun Playing the RTC

Dear Jamie, Thanks so much for having us at 2nd Saturdays Downtown last month. We had a very good time and really enjoyed seeing so many people out and about and enjoying downtown Tucson and all it has to offer. We got a lot of great feedback this time, and we even got a gig… Read more »

Michael Grimm Will Be at the Rialto on September 23, 2011

On Friday, September 23, 2011, Michael Grimm, the 2010 winner of America’s Got Talent, will appear at the Rialto Theatre. Doors open at 6pm, and the show starts at 7pm. Tickets are $25 in advance.

Odyssey Storytelling at Club Congress

Hear some wild tales at Guess what? Stories of the Unexpected on Thursday, September 1st from 7-9 p.m. at Club Congress. Storytelling can connect you with different people that you might not normally meet in life. The stories are from real life so they may be amazing, messy, enlightening, disturbing, and entertaining . . …. Read more »

2nd Saturdays Downtown Celebrates Latin Music Month

September’s 2nd Saturdays Downtown will help celebrate Calle Congresso, an entire month of Latin music and festivities that was created by a number of downtown Tucson event organizers. On September 10, the stages and streets of downtown Tucson will be full of Latin music. Descarga, Tucson’s own 10-piece Latin jazz and salsa band, will fill… Read more »

University of Arizona Opens UA Downtown in Tucson

Open House introduces public to new center dedicated to research, outreach and teaching (Photo Credit: Poster Frost Mirto) The University of Arizona will celebrate the opening of UA Downtown in the historic Roy Place Building, located at the southeast corner of Stone Avenue and Pennington Street in Tucson. The Open House will be on Saturday,… Read more »

Sparkroot coffee bar now open downtown

Sparkroot Coffee Bar + Fare recently opened downtown. Ari Shapiro, also the owner of Xoom Juice, has enjoyed steady business since it’s debut. Sparkroot has a vintage jukebox, an urban mezzanine with an impressive view of downtown, bike racks, patio seating and an interesting menu. The bar/restaurant/coffee shop features the Bay Area’s famous Blue Bottle… Read more »

Free concert August 13 to celebrate Tucson’s Birthday

The Fox Theatre is hosting a free concert in celebration of Tucson’s 236th birthday. The show celebrates The Old Pueblo’s diverse Native American, Spanish, Mexican and Anglo European cultural history. The free, all-ages concert features Yaqui guitar maestro Gabriel Ayala Trio, acoustic World Pop from Rahe & illumiNation, the internationally acclaimed Reveille Men’s chorus and… Read more »

El Charro Joins 2nd Saturdays

El Charro joins 2nd Saturdays as a regular at the Rialto Art & Antiquities Patio at 5th Ave. and Congress (enter from 5th Ave side). El Charro will be offering some of their much loved menu items. Check out this venue featuring the music of Tanishia & Kevin Hamilton’s SW Soul Celebration–R & B, Smooth… Read more »

Trees Please! Pow-wow this Saturday

Trees Please! is hosting Desert Inferno Pueblo Tip-toe Pow-wow this Saturday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Trees Please Free Community Garden. This cross-cultural awareness event combines native food and music, family, native performances, education, and storytelling. All ages can enjoy firethrowing, Orbital Evolution and 12-foot puppets. Admission is free but donations are appreciated,… Read more »