Category: Downtown Events

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 »

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 »

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 »