Author: secondsaturday

Southwest Soul Circuit joins 2nd Saturdays at a new venue

It’s time for Tucson’s Soul to come alive! On Saturday, June 11th the Downtown Soul Stage will be located on the patio of the Rialto Arts & Antiquities at 300 E. Congress. There will be plenty of room for dancing, dining or just enjoying the soul. Join Kevin and Tanishia Hamilton as they invite special… Read more »

Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run

The Southern Arizona Roadrunners expect 1,500 participants at the 5th annual TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run & Walk next Saturday, June 4th. This is one of Southern Arizona’s most unique running events, but it’s not just a race. It’s a walk and run for all ages and abilities, and promotes exercise, socializing downtown,… Read more »

Looking for unique fashions? Visit the Rockin’ Queen

by Leah Haney Last week the Rockin’ Queen celebrated its 3rd anniversary. The boutique in Downtown offers unique high-quality fashions and a vibrant atmosphere. I had the opportunity to talk to the founder, Lizette Trujillo, about the shop’s last few years and how it started. As a child, Lizette put on fashion shows and created… Read more »

The Philly Soul Experience

Next Saturday, May 21st at the Fox Theatre The Philly Soul Experience will take you back in time. The great Bunny Sigler, “Mr. Emotion” himself, and Instant Funk will perform all the great hits of the Philly Soul era. Prepare to sing and dance the night away to the Disco, Funk and R&B classic songs… Read more »

Fiesta Grande Street Fair this weekend

May 7 and 8 is Barrio Hollywood’s 9th annual Fiesta Grande. The event is a fundraising event in support of programs within the Barrio Hollywood neighborhood and the Tucson community. Fiesta Grande will be held on Grande Avenue between Speedway and St. Mary’s Road from 9:30am until dusk on Saturday, and noon until dusk on… Read more »

Beyond the Sacred Music and Arts Festival

Beyond The Sacred Music & Arts Festival is a two-day event celebrating all things Sacred, 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, who have come together in celebration of Sacred Machine‘s one-year anniversary. The art exhibition’s opening… Read more »

The Great Prohibition Exposition, a Bootlegger Off Broadway

For 37 consecutive years, the Centurions have invented creative themes to give life to their party and this year is no exception. The Centurions present a Roaring ’20s-themed charitable event featuring dining, dancing, live bands, costume contest, casino, and more to benefit Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital. Food, gambling, raffles and costume contests are featured in… Read more »

Tucson’s 2nd Saturdays’ First Anniversary On May 14th Promises To Be A Huge Downtown Event

Tucson, AZ- April 28, 2011–For the first anniversary of 2nd Saturdays, downtown Tucson’s monthly street festival, organizers will pull out all the stops. In addition to the typical activities which include street performers, music, stilt walkers, living statues and vendors, this month’s event will feature a Ferris Wheel on Congress Street in the center of… Read more »

Two day event to promote unity and inspiration for Tucson!

Tucson, Az. (April 12, 2011) – Southwest Soul Circuit (SWSC), a local music production business, and Garden Youth Development Project (GYDP) announced the first annual UNITY & INSPIRATION WEEKEND! This two day event includes CommUNITY Fest. and “An Night of Inspiration – Gospel Concert” to be held at Mansfield Park and the Tucson Convention Center… Read more »

Bunny Sigler’s Philly Soul Experience at the Fox on May 21

On Saturday, May 21, Bunny Sigler will bring his Philly Soul Experience to the Fox Tucson Theatre. Backed by the Instant Funk band, Sigler will perform hits by The O Jays, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, The Delfonics, and other artists from the 70s Philly Soul era.