Category: 2nd Saturdays

Arizona Centennial Weekend Celebration Set for February 10-12, Downtown Tucson

Arizona Centennial Commission & 2012 Foundation, Downtown Tucson Partnership, Jim Click, Second Saturday, University of Arizona and City of Tucson announce a joint Arizona Centennial event in Downtown Tucson, February 10–12. Festivities planned, and co-sponsored by the Arizona Centennial Commission & 2012 Foundation, include free street concerts on Scott and 5th Avenues, free concerts at… Read more »

See Up With People on Second Saturday, November 12

Second Saturdays Downtown is excited to announce its partnership with the international organization Up with People and their upcoming visit to Tucson! Up with People is a non-profit global education organization focused on bringing the world together through service and music. The current cast is made up of 100 young people from 19 different countries… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »