Category: Downtown Events

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.

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 »

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 »

Fringe Festival is Tucson Weekly’s Pick of the Week

The Fringe Festival, mentioned in our last post, is the Tucson Weekly’s Pick of the Week. The Festival starts tonight and runs through March 27th. It will be held at four downtown venues – Beowulf Alley Theatre, Old Art Artisans, The Urban Tribe Collective, and The Screening Room.

Bike, Dance, Eat, Laugh & More This Weekend

This weekend will be a packed one in downtown Tucson. The lineup includes The Fringe Festival, Cyclovia, Synergistic Water Festival, Festival en el Barrio Viejo, and The Wildflower Festival. That’s four festivals in one weekend! The Tucson Fringe Theater Festival kicks off March 23rd at 7:30pm at Old Town Artisans. From the website: “Our hope… Read more »