Author: secondsaturday

Art After Dark at the Tucson Museum of Art

Earth Day is this Friday, April 22, and the second Art After Dark event at the Tucson Museum of Art. Celebrate by visiting all of the museum’s galleries and experience the African drums of The Dambe Project, the eclectic sound of The Awkward Moments, flamenco dancing by SophiaEva with Aaron Gilmartin on guitar, Butoh performance… Read more »

Tucson Artists’ Open Studios this weekend

Twice a year, artists open their studios to the public so you can see the creative process at work. You can talk with them about their work, demonstrations, and see their works for sale. Don’t miss the Tucson Artists’ Open Studio this Saturday and Sunday, April 16 & 17, from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm…. Read more »

Old Pueblo Grand Prix on Sunday April 17

Anything goes bicycle racing hits the streets of Downtown this Sunday with the Jim Click Automotive Team Old Pueblo Grand Prix. It’s criterium racing. Translation: a short loop circuit with high speeds and bumping and jostling. It’s the Fastest Bike Race in the West. Presented by O2 Modern Fitness and the Maynards Market & Kitchen… Read more »

Fletcher McCusker Named Board Chairman Of Fox Theatre

Tucson, AZ – April 14, 2011 – The Board of the Fox Tucson Theatre Foundation has named Fletcher McCusker as its Chairman. Mr. McCusker is Chief Executive Officer of Providence Service Corporation, a local, publicly traded transportation management and social services company. “The Fox Theatre is one of the most popular venues with artists in… Read more »

Tell Your Story at 2nd Saturdays

Odyssey Storytelling’s Story Cart will be at the April 9 2nd Saturdays from 5:30 to 7:30pm near the Bus Depot. Come find the cart and tell a story of your own. The article below was originally posted in the Tucson Citizen on January 17, 2011. Odyssey Storytelling is wandering around Tucson looking for your stories…. Read more »

20th AZ Intl Film Festival Opens Tonight

The Tucson community is invited to the Opening Night Screening of the 20th anniversary Arizona International Film Festival (April 1-20) at the Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 West Congress, on April 1 at 8:00pm. Sponsored by the Fox Theatre Foundation and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the Opening Night screening of Journey from… Read more »

Buffalo Exchange Coming Downtown in April

As part of the Downtown revitalization effort by locally-owned businesses, Buffalo Exchange brings the original concept of buy-sell-trade clothing Downtown with the opening of a new shop at 250 E. Congress (east of 6th Avenue), Tucson, AZ 85701, phone 520-882-2939, in late April 2011. Street and public garage parking are available nearby. Store hours to… Read more »

Get Your Music Fix – Zocalo Article on April 9th 2nd Saturdays

Here’s an excerpt from Zocalo’s article on the next 2nd Saturdays Downtown: Get Your Music Fix Downtown’s Free Hook-Up By Jamie Manser Spring is in the air, and the buzzing isn’t only coming from the bees. An inviting, resonant buzz will radiate from 2nd Saturdays Downtown on April 9 with an eclectic variety of sounds… Read more »

City High Hosts Pennington Street Block Party April 9

City High School presents the 3rd annual Pennington Street Block Party on Saturday, April 9. The event highlights youth creativity, learning, and community involvement. This free, family-friendly festival is from 3-7 p.m. along Pennington Street in the heart of downtown Tucson. The Block Party is an annual event that showcases, celebrates, and encourages youth involvement… Read more »

Downtown Dining Guide in Today’s Caliente

Seven and a half pages of downtown Tucson restaurant news in today’s Caliente! Listings, maps, and an article that quotes Michael Keith, CEO of Downtown Tucson Partnership as saying, “‘The entire downtown is undergoing this almost miraculous surge that’s being led by the restaurant sector.’” According to the article, there are 40-plus restaurants downtown, 17… Read more »