Author: secondsaturday

O2 Summer Tri-Camp Will Take Place August 1-5

Downtown’s 02 Modern Fitness will host O2 Summer Tri-Camp from August 1-5. This Summer Triathlon Camp for kids (ages 10 to 15) will feature swimming, stretching, yoga, spin, boot-camp, rides, runs, lectures and more!

Flor de Muertos Fiesta Weekend

The locally filmed and produced documentary Flor de Muertos, featuring Tucson’s All Souls Procession and the music of Calexico, is shown at the historic Rialto Theatre at 8 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23, and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24. There will be concerts following the evening… Read more »

Monkey Burger ranked one of the best burgers in America

The food and entertainment guide has ranked Tucson’s Monkey Burger as one of the top 22 hamburgers in the U.S. Washington D.C.’s Five Guys Burgers and Fries also made the list, along with great burger joints like the Shake Shack in New York City, the Boogie Burger in Indianapolis, Foster’s Grille in Ft. Myers,… Read more »

Handmade soaps at 2nd Saturdays

Downtown Tucson’s 2nd Saturdays hosts many vendors selling unique items, one of which is From the Girls – Nancy Abens’ hand-made soaps. Nancy learned the trade from her niece, who started making her own soap when she was 17 years old. Nancy loved the process and the results. Today she makes natural products out of… Read more »

Arizona Between Nosotros this Friday at MOCA

This Friday, July 1st from 7 to 10 p.m. the Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art (or MOCA) will feature “Arizona Between Nosotros: Artists from Mexico Respond in Video and Performance.” The exhibit features works by twelve emerging Mexican artists, some new to the U.S. and others internationally recognized. Their art is expressed in live performances… Read more »

Art After Dark this Friday at the Tucson Museum of Art

Art After Dark in February was a huge success, and it’s happening again this Friday, June 24th at 8 p.m. at 140 North Main Avenue. Gary Setzer starts offf with “Supralingual/Sublingual: The Tongue is the Terrain.” The Discos will perform at 9:00 followed by Pork Torta at 10:00. This Friday come enjoy “art-o-matic” art stations… Read more »

Adstravaganza: Summer Soiree

AD2 Tucson, an advertising and marketing organization for young professionals in Tucson, will be hosting Adstravaganza: Summer Soiree this Friday, June 17 from 8-11 p.m. on the Rialto Art and Antiquities patio. The networking event will be full of art and music, and there will also be a screen printing station and a photo booth…. Read more »

RefugeeFEST downtown celebrates World Refugee Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tucson Celebrates WORLD REFUGEE DAY with International Soccer and Festival. Tucson community members will come together to hold the 3rd Annual Tucson World RefugeeFEST 2011, a free two-day family event in celebration of World Refugee Day, The event begins with an International Soccer Tournament in Udall Park featuring 12 refugee led teams… Read more »

Harry and the Potters playing free show for 2nd Saturdays

Harry and the Potters, the rock band that sings songs about Harry Potter and other books, will be playing a free show this Saturday, June 11 at Club Congress from 5-9 p.m. The Tucson Public Library and Bookmans are sponsoring the free all-ages event, and will be there with Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s Toys with books,… Read more »

Tucson’s June 2nd Saturday to Get “Weird”

Tucson, AZ- May 25, 2011–Weird Al Yankovic headlines the Fox Theatre in Tucson on June 11 for a paid performance for the family-friendly street festival, 2nd Saturdays. Weird Al is the undisputed king of pop culture comedy, selling more comedy recordings than any comedy artist in history. The show starts at 8pm. Also a big… Read more »