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Events This Week
20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Zoë Boutique. 735 N. Fourth Ave. 740-1201. Join us to celebrate 20 years of awesomeness with sweet treats, giveaways and 20% an off everything! ZOË Boutique wants to thank all of our excellent customers, friends and family for their support over the last two decades. Cheers to 20 more! Sat., Nov. 15, 7-10 p.m., Free. http://www.zoeboutique.net firstname.lastname@example.org
3RD ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR
Vision Church. 7511 N. Benet Drive. 572-5235. This is a multi-vendor event we host that will have everything from hand crafted blankets, baked goods and painted crosses to names you know such as Pampered Chef, Origami Owl and Miche Bags. Get a jump on that shopping with us! Sat., Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., free community event. email@example.com
4TH ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR
St. John on the Desert Presbyterian Church. 2695 N. Houghton Road. 749-3615. Annual Craft Fair presents artisans and crafters using wood, wool, fabric, metal and minerals to create hand made crafts, jewelry, garden art, sculpture, fine art, kitchen goods and much more. A surprisingly high-quality of crafters and items. Always beautifully done and well priced. Fri., Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Free. -3615. http://www.stjohnonthedesert.org firstname.lastname@example.org
ARIZONA BURLESQUE FESTIVAL
Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. 622-2823. The Arizona Burlesque Festival brings together the brightest burlesque talent from the Southwest and across the world for three magical days of shows, classes, and competition in sunny Tucson! The festival will feature three amazing nights of striptease, produced by Don't Blink Productions, host of Tucson's only weekly burlesque show. Thu., Nov. 13, 9-11 p.m., Fri., Nov. 14, 8-10 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 15, 8-10 p.m., $15-25. http://arizonaburlesquefestival.com/
BLACKOUT EXPERIENCE PRESENTS: ZEITGEIST ART & FASHION SHOW
The Studio. 4648 E. Speedway Blvd. 425-7605. Black-light Art & Fashion Show with two rooms filled with local artist work, 20+ participants in this years 3rd annual show! There will be LIVE PERFORMANCES & D.J, FREE Cupcakes/Cupcake Pops, Punch and Water. We hope to see you there! Proceeds will benefit Youth On Their Own. Fri., Nov. 14, 7-10 p.m., Student w/I.D or Canned Food: $5, GA: $7. 867-1458. https://www.facebook.com/events/931549946861149 email@example.com
BUY INTO TUCSON
Mercado San Agustín. 100 S. Avenida del Convento. 461-1110, ext. 8. Join your neighbors for "Buy Into Tucson" and see the products and services offered by a variety of local businesses. There's sure to be something for you! Nov. 15-14, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Free. 512-5740. firstname.lastname@example.org
FESTIVAL OF TREES
Tucson Scottish Rite Cathedral. 160 S. Scott Ave. 622-8364. Make-A-Wish® Arizona, GAP Ministries and Ronald McDonald House Charities® are collaborating for a magical holiday event that raises funds for the needs of Tucson children in serious situations. Festival of Trees includes a Festival Mingle and auction night as well as family fun days. Wed., Nov. 19, 5-8 p.m., Thu., Nov. 20, 5:30-9 p.m., Fri., Nov. 21, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Price varies by event.. 877-8077. http://festivaloftreestucson.com email@example.com
FOUR CORNERS FESTIVAL
Plaza Colonial Shopping Center. 2870 E. Skyline Drive. 299-0494. The Four Corners Festival features gourmet food and wine tastings, culinary arts demonstrations, film, performing arts and fine art and crafts. Sat., Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 16, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Free. 797-3959, ext. 0. http://saaca.org/Four_Corners_Festival.html. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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University of Arizona. No Address As part of this University of Arizona research study, you will:-Need to be female and use an Android phone.-Use the app and complete a brief survey (takes approx. 2 hrs).-Be compensated for your participation.Your information will be kept completely confidential. Mondays-Fridays. Continues through Nov. 28, Free. 626-4188. https://www.facebook.com/ImageryAppStudy email@example.com
LA ENCANTADA FINE ART FESTIVAL
La Encantada. 2905 E. Skyline Drive. 299-3566. The garden courtyard of La Encantada stages the visual fine art festival, featuring artwork and performances. Sat., Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 16, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Free. 797-3959, ext. 0. http://saaca.org/La_Encantada_Fine_Art.html. firstname.lastname@example.org.
NAWBO CELEBRATES WITH DENIM OR DAZZLE NOVEMBER 14
Casino del Sol. 5655 W. Valencia Road. (800) 344-9435. National Association of Women Business Owners hosts its annual "fun-raising" event benefitting its 501c3, Women Impacting New Entrepreneurs from 6-10pm Friday, November 14. Casino Del Sol Resort, 5655 W. Valencia Road. Heavy appetizers, live and silent auctions, networking, program, music, dancing, and cash raffles. Attire-casual denim to dress-up dazzle. Fri., Nov. 14, 6-10 p.m., $100. 326-2926. https://www.nawbotucson.org/events/2014-nawbo-celebrates_denim-or-dazzle/ email@example.com
Quincie Douglas Branch Library. 1585 E. 36th St. 594-5335. Quincie Douglas Library recycles and so can you! See our new recyclo-bike project, turn in CFL bulbs for safe recycling, see presenters and a play about recycling, make a costume from recyclable stuff, and much more! Fun for the entire family. Sat., Nov. 15, 12-5 p.m., Free. 594-5338. firstname.lastname@example.org
TASTE FOR NOURISH
Fox Tucson Theatre. 17 W. Congress St. 624-1515. Nourish is a local 501(c)3 to support children with feeding challenges. The event will feature three food-centered short films, silent auction and treats from local restaurants. Proceeds benefit children and families in Southern Arizona. Fri., Nov. 14, 6:30-10 p.m., $50. 829-9635. http://nourishaz.org/nourish-homepage/
Sonoran Glass School. 633 W. 18th St. 884-7814. Prominent artists and local personalities, including reporter Lupita Murillo and Janos Wilder of Downtown Kitchen and Cocktails, are collaborating with glass artists and creating pieces to be made and sold at Trading Places, an annual fundraiser for Sonoran Glass School. Tickets include catered food and one drink ticket per person. Fri., Nov. 14, 5-9 p.m., $50 for individuals. $80. http://sonoranglass.org/tradingplaces email@example.com
TUCSON SHOPPY HOUR
J Scordato Salon. 3854 E . Ft. Lowell Rd 520.327.0407. Shop, sip, and socialize at the salon during our ladies happy hour. Relax with complimentary makeup touch ups and paraffin hand dip from J Scordato Salon. Find artistic holiday gifts and meet local artists Gaby Fleming, Julie Rustad, and Loren Stringer. Wed., Nov. 19, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Free to attend, but please RSVP at http://tucsonshoppyhour.com. http://tucsonshoppyhour.com Julie@JulieOriginals.com
VIVA LA LOCAL FOOD FESTIVAL
Rillito Downs Park. 4502 N. First Ave. 293-5011. Celebrate the joyous local flavors of Baja Arizona! Food, drink, farmers market, live music, and more! All local food, wines, and beers $5 each. Come be part of the experience! 100% of proceeds benefit Heirloom Farmers Markets' initiatives. FREE PARKING Sun., Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $4 Admission, Kids under 12 Free. 333-4292. http://www.vivalalocalfoodfest.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Events This Week
5TH ANNUAL HARVEST FEST
Tucson Village Farm. 4210 N. Campbell Ave. 626-5161. Tucson Village Farm is hosting their 5th Annual Harvest Festival! This FREE family-friendly event will feature fun and educational activities for kids of all ages, healthy cooking demonstrations and samples, farmer's market, live music, petting zoo, food trucks and more! For more information, visit www.tucsonvillagefarm.org or call 520-626-5161. Sat., Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Free. 520.626.5161. http://www.tucsonvillagefarm.org email@example.com
International Wildlife Museum. 4800 W. Gates Pass Road. 629-0100. Learn about the big cats of the world as we pull some out for you to get up close and personal to. Cat crafts and activities too. Sat., Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Included with museum admission. http://www.thewildlifemuseum.org firstname.lastname@example.org
Quincie Douglas Branch Library. 1585 E. 36th St. 594-5335. Se presenta en español y en inglés. Es una experiencia excelente en los dos idiomas para niños bilingues y monolingues. Presented in Spanish and English, bilingual storytime is a learning experience for bilingual and monolingual children. Wednesdays, 11 a.m., free.
NUTS ABOUT NATURE PRESCHOOL HOUR
Pima County Agua Caliente Park. 12325 E. Roger Road. 877-6000. Join us for child-friendly fun as we learn about nature through stories, crafts, and games. Children ages 3-5 with an adult companion. Wed., Nov. 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and Wed., Nov. 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. 615-7855. http://www.pima.gov/nrpr email@example.com
Eckstrom-Columbus Branch Library. 4350 E. 22nd St. 594-5285. Stories, songs, dancing and crafts. Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds and their parents or caregivers. Stories are longer than the Toddler Storytime and the activities are more complex. Preschool Storytime is 30 to 45 minutes long. Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Continues through Feb. 26, Free.
Bookmans. 1930 E. Grant Road. 325-5767. Kids can enjoy snacks, crafts, and story-telling fun. Meet in the community room, located in the Kids Corner. Thursdays, 10-11 a.m., Free. http://bookmans.com/events/story-time-2014-06-06/ firstname.lastname@example.org
TUCSON YOUTH POETRY SLAM
Bentley's House of Coffee and Tea. 1730 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0338. A spoken-word competition judged by the audience takes place at 7 p.m., the third Saturday of every month, following a poetry slam workshop at 5 p.m.; freewill donation. First-timers are especially welcome. Only original work may be spoken, but it may be in any style or language. Each event also includes a reading by a nationally known poet. Visit tucsonyouthpoetryslam.org for more information. Third Saturday of every month, . Farmers MARKETS
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MONDAY: El Pueblo Farmers Market: El Rio Clinic parking lot, Irvington Road and South Sixth Avenue, 3 to 5 p.m., Monday; seasonal market. (882-3313). Farmers Markets at La Posada Green Valley: 665 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, is 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday (603-8116). TUESDAY: Community Food Bank: 3003 S. Country Club Road, 8 a.m. to noon, Tuesday (882-3313). WEDNESDAY: Alan Ward Downtown Mercado: south lawn of the Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday (293-7045). Green Valley Village Farmers Market: 101 S. La Cañada Drive, Green Valley, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday (490-3315). THURSDAY: Dove Mountain Farmers Market, 4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd., 8 a.m. to noon, Thursday (661-7215). Santa Cruz River Farmers Market: Mercado San Agustín, 100 S. Avenida del Convento, 3 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. to April; 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May to Sept. (882-3313). Sierra Vista Farmers Market: Veterans' Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday (520-678-2638). FRIDAY: Corona de Tucson Farmers Market: 15921 S. Houghton Road, Vail, 8 a.m. to noon, Friday (870-1106). El Presidio Plaza Park Mercado: 115 N. Church Ave., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday; crafts only. (339-4008). Friday Farmers Market at Broadway Village: 2926 E. Broadway Blvd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday (603-8116). Heirloom Farmers Market at Jesse Owens Park: Jesse Owens Park, 400 S. Sarnoff Drive, winter: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday; summer: 8 a.m. to noon, Friday (882-2157). UA College of Medicine Farmers Market, in the patio, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday. SATURDAY: Arivaca Farmers Market: 16800 Arivaca Road, Arivaca, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday (398-9579). Bear Canyon Open Air Market: northwest corner of Tanque Verde Road and the Catalina Highway, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday (982-2645). Bisbee Farmers Market: Vista Park in the Warren section, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday. Market at the Depot: 400 E. Toole Ave., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday (339-4008). Heirloom Farmers Market: Oro Valley Farmers Market, Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle Road, winter: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday; summer: 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday (882-2157). Loft Cinema Farmers Market: 3233 E. Speedway Blvd., 8 to 11 a.m., every Saturday (322-5638). Oracle Farmers Market: 2805 N. Triangle L Ranch Road, 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday (896-2123). Oro Valley Farmers Market: Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. winter; 8 a.m. to noon summer, Saturday (882-2157). Plaza Palomino: 2970 N. Swan Road, winter: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday; summer: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday (plazapalomino.com, 327-4676). Rincon Valley Farmers and Artisans' Market: 12500 E. Old Spanish Trail, winter: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday; summer: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday (591-2276). St. Philip's Plaza Saturday Farmers Market: St. Philip's Plaza, southeast corner of River Road and Campbell Avenue, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday (603-8116). San Manuel Farmers Market: 801 McNab Parkway, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday (520-212-2337).
SUNDAY: Douglas Farmers' Market: Raul Castro Park, between D and E avenues, downtown Douglas, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday (520-805-5938 or 520-805-0086). Heirloom Farmers' Market: St. Philip's Plaza, southeast corner of River Road and Campbell Avenue, winter: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday; summer: 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday (882-2157). Ongoing, .
Events This Week
FILM: DER TUNNEL
UA Integrated Learning Center. UA mall north of Main Library. Screening of the film Der Tunnel / The Tunnel (dir. Roland Suso Richter, 2001), as part of events surrounding the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall Thu., Nov. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 548-9709. http://german.arizona.edu email@example.com
RAMSEY CANYON PRESERVE WALKS
Ramsey Canyon Preserve. 27 Ramsey Canyon Road. Miracle Valley. 378-2785. Nature Conservancy docents give guided walks through the habitats of more than 170 bird species and a wide range of wildlife at 9 a.m., every Monday, Thursday and Saturday; $5, $3 member or Cochise County resident, free younger than 16, admission is good for a week. Pets are not allowed. Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, .
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2014 STATE ROLLER DERBY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Tucson Indoor Sports Center. 1065 W. Grant Road. 624-1234. Roller Derby state conference finals hosted here in Tucson. Seven roller derby teams from all over Arizona will meet for two days to determine Arizona's 2014 state champions. Six full bouts starting at 10:30 am on Saturday, Nov. 15 and 3 full bouts on Sunday. Food and drink always available. Sat., Nov. 15, 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 16, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Online: $10 per adult per day; At door: $15 per adult per day, $5 youth 10-17, kids under 10 free. 520.390.1454. http://tucsonrollerderby.com/trd-events/ firstname.lastname@example.org
ARIZONA WILDCAT HOCKEY VS. MINOT STATE
Tucson Convention Center. 260 S. Church Ave. 791-4101. Go Wildcats! Come out and cheer on the University of Arizona men's hockey team during the Tucson Schools Night & Family Value Meal Night. Sat., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., $5+. http://www.arizonawildcathockey.org
ARIZONA WILDCAT HOCKEY VS. NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY
Tucson Convention Center. 260 S. Church Ave. 791-4101. Go Wildcats! Come out and cheer on the University of Arizona men's hockey team during the Nova Home Loans Teddy Bear Toss. Fri., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., $5+. http://www.arizonawildcathockey.org
COMEDY AND ILLUSION
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CARNIVAL OF ILLUSION
DoubleTree Hotel at Reid Park. 445 S. Alvernon Way. 881-4200. Carnival of Illusion: An Evening of Old-World Magic is an evening of old-world entertainment in the style of Buster Keaton, Mae West, Gypsy Rose Lee, and Harry Houdini. Fridays, Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., $35 to $45. 615-5299. http://www.carnivalofillusion.com email@example.com
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D.J. FEMME CARDIO DANCE FITNESS
BreakOut Studios. 828 N. Stone Ave. 670-1301. Get ready to sweat to this sassy, sexy, dance cardio fitness class that hosts a live D.J. to keep you moving.Ages 15 plus. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 8, $10 drop in. http://www.breakoutstudiostucson.com firstname.lastname@example.org
MIGRATION PROJECT PERFORMANCES
ZUZI! Theater. 738 N. Fifth Ave. 629-0237. Come see the Migration Project theater and dance collaboration performances. Thu., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m., TBA.
MODERN SQUARE FOR NEW DANCERS
Old Pueblo Square Dance Center. 613 E. Delano St. 620-1566. No square dance or dancing experience necessary.Singles, couples and families welcome. Low impact exercise and mental stimulation. Dress casual and wear comfortable dance shoes. Light refreshments. All types of music is used. Sundays, 6-7:30 p.m., $5. 820-4749. http://www.tucsonsquaredance.com email@example.com
SOLSTICE COMMUNITY DANCE WORKSHOP
ZUZI Move It! Studio. 738 N. Fifth Ave. 629-0237. Men and women of all ages and experience levels will learn to combine dance, writing, and poetry with playful improvisation scores & choreographic structures. Classes will culminate in a performance piece in ZUZI!'s 17th Solstice Celebration & Gala, titled "Return" on Dec. 19-21 Saturdays, 2-3:15 p.m. Continues through Dec. 14, $100 for 6 weeks. https://www.facebook.com/events/402409979912235 firstname.lastname@example.org
TUCSON DANCE SHOWCASE
Flowing Wells High School. 3725 N. Flowing Wells Road. 696-8000. The 14th annual Tucson Dance Showcase is a way for dance enthusiasts to celebrate the art of dance. Thu., Nov. 13, 6-10 p.m. and Fri., Nov. 14, 6-10 p.m., $10. 696-8071. https://www.facebook.com/events/1441455236130816/?ref_dashboard_filter=hosting Marquez.Johnson@fwusd.org MUSIC (CLASSICAL, OPERA, JAZZ, FOLK)
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AGO SHOWCASE CONCERT
Catalina United Methodist Church. 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4296. Outstanding Tucson organists Douglas Leightenheimer and Will Thomas show off Tucson's newest pipe organ with virtuoso organ music by Mendelssohn, Bach, Vierne, and others. Also, pianists and UA Professor Rex Woods joins members of the Arizona Wind Quintet to perform Mozart's Quintet for Piano and Winds in F, K. 452. Sun., Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m., Suggested donation $10. http://www.agosaz.com
THE BRIAN DEAN TRIO
Shooters Steakhouse and Saloon. 3115 E. Prince Road. 322-0779. Three musicians cannot be better than these local heroes. Lots of original stuff Sun., Nov. 16, 2-5 p.m., free. 322 0779.
CHURCH OF BEETHOVEN TUCSON
Maker House. 283 N. Stone Ave. (864) 245-8641. Chamber Music and Spoken Word concerts featuring world class local musicians, authors, poets, actors, and speakers in a casual, intimate setting. Drink, listen, break down the walls of space and formality with the power of words, refreshments, and live music. Concerts start at 7 p.m. Third Monday of every month, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Continues through Dec. 22, $10 General, $8 Students/Veterans. 369-2179. http://www.churchofbeethoven-tucson.org email@example.com
Galactic Center. 35 E. Toole Ave. 884-0874. An improvisational exploration into sound. The first hour explore sounds created with the human body and voice through various experimental, facilitated sessions. The second hour instruments are explored. Bring your favorite music makers. This is a family-friendly event. Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation. https://www.facebook.com/GalacticCenter
ERIC HINES DOCTORAL SOLO RECITAL
UA Holsclaw Recital Hall. 1017 N. Olive Road. 621-1162. An evening of solo stage works for Afro-Caribbean percussion instruments! Featuring the world premier of a commissioned work from composer Jeremy Brunk. Sun., Nov. 16, 7 p.m., Free.
FUNNY FEMALES OF FOLK
Vail Theatre of the Arts. 10701 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way. 879-3925. Funny Females of Folk concert featuring Cheryl Wheeler, Christine Lavin, Cosy Sheridan, and Claudia Nygaard. Four of the funniest female singer/songwriters on the national folk circuit join forces to put on a special concert. Details on VTOTA website. Sat., Nov. 15, 7-10 p.m., Advance $22. If not sold out, $25 at the door. http://www.vtota.org firstname.lastname@example.org
LEARN TO READ MUSIC
Tucson Boys Chorus Center. 5770 E. Pima St. 296-6277. A free class is open to all who wish to learn to read music. Topics include notes, rhythm, clefs, key signatures, music notation, and any questions brought to the class about reading music. The classes are presented by the Sons Of Orpheus, the Male Choir of Tucson and the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus Mondays, 7 p.m., free. 235-4303. http://www.sonsoforpheus.org email@example.com
LEARN TO READ MUSIC CLASS
Tucson Boys Chorus Center. 5770 E. Pima St. 296-6277. A free class, open to all who wish to learn to read music. Topics will include notes, rhythm, clefs, key signatures, musical notation, and any questions about how to read music. Presented in community service by the Sons Of Orpheus, the Male Chorus of Tucson. Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m., Free. 235-4303. http://www.sonsoforpheus.org firstname.lastname@example.org
OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts by Tucson musicians performing in a range of styles, including steel drum; folk and classical guitar; Latin, modern and classical jazz; boogie woogie piano, blues, country and more are held at 6 p.m., the second Thursday of every month, at Oro Valley Marketplace, 12155 N. Oracle Road; and at 7 p.m., the first and third Friday of every month, at Geronimo Plaza in Main Gate Square, 820 E. University Blvd.; free. Visit saaca.org/Music for schedules. Second Thursday of every month, 6 p.m. and Third and First Friday of every month, 7 p.m., .
THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA OPERA THEATER PRESENTS "AN EVENING OF INTERMEZZI" FEATURING GLUCK, MOZART AND HAYDN
UA School of Music. 1017 N. Olive Road. 621-1655. The University of Arizona Opera Theater presents its fall production, "An Evening of Intermezzi," featuring "L'Ivrogne Corrigé" (The Reformed Drunkard) by Gluck, "Der Schauspieldirektor" (The Impresario) by Mozart and "La canterina" (The Songstress) by Haydn. Fri., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., Sat., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 16, 3 p.m., $20 general admission, $15 UA employees and seniors 55+, $10 students. 621-1162. http://music.arizona.edu/News-Events/event/1075 email@example.com THEATER
Opening This Week
ARTHUR MILLER'S "THE CRUCIBLE"
Green Fields Country Day School. 6000 N. Camino de la Tierra. 297-2288. This Tony-award-winning play is based on the Salem Witch trials in the 1690s. "I have always wanted to do this classic, but feared the lack of talented actors. No more. I have an outstanding cast," said Mickey Nugent, faculty director. "This story is American history that needs to be told." Thu., Nov. 13, 7 p.m. and Fri., Nov. 14, 7 p.m., $8 for adults, $5 for students. firstname.lastname@example.org
THE MIGRATION PROJECT
ZUZI! Theater. 738 N. Fifth Ave. 629-0237. A theatrical docudrama exploring human migration and our efforts to claim home. Playwright Eugenia Woods utilized input from refugee, immigrant and indigenous communities to shape this theatrical work. Theater, dance and video elements combine to tell stories of migration from all over the world. Fri., Nov. 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Nov. 15, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., Nov. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m., $18 with discounts for students, seniors, ,military. 975-4021. https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Migration-Project/227970543924070?ref=hl email@example.com
NO WAY OUT
Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. 622-2823. A gentle TRUE story of the playwright's family, torn apart during World War Two. From a collection of 500 letters, the story unfolds through family letters and images projected onstage. Presented in dozens of cities throughout the Country and The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 times. $15 577 9393. Thu., Nov. 13, 7-9:30 p.m., $15. 520 622 2823. http://jfsa.org/jewishtucson.org firstname.lastname@example.org
9 PARTS OF DESIRE
Live Theatre Workshop. 5317 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4242. Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30-9 p.m., Sundays, 3-4:30 p.m. and Thu., Nov. 13, 7:30-9 p.m. Continues through Nov. 15, $14-20. http://livetheatreworkshop.org/index.html email@example.com
THE GREAT AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE: BEETLE-JUICED
The Great American Playhouse. 13005 N. Oracle Road. 512-5145. Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, 6-8 p.m. and Sundays, 3-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 15, $17.95 Adults; $15.95 Seniors, Students, Military; $7.95 children 12 and younger.
Opening This Week
THE ART OF SPACE AND LIGHT
Ward 6 City Council Office. 3202 E. First St. 791-4601. Join us celebrating the United Nations International Year of Light and optical sciences. This will be the largest showing of the International Association of Astronomical Artists ever assembled. Many of the artists attending worked very closely with Carl Sagan on the original Cosmos. Nov. 14-Dec. 31, 7-10 p.m., Free to the public. http://spaceandlightart.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org
AU79-THE GOLD SHOW
Steinfeld Warehouse. 101 W. Sixth St. 869-3166. A sculptural installation by Sean Paul Pluguez hosted by Warehouse Arts Management Organization and Process Museum present. Opening reception Sat 11/15 6-9pm. Open Saturdays 6-9 pm through 12/15. Saturdays, 6-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 15, Free. 404-0596. email@example.com
AUSPICIOUS IMAGES: JAPANESE PRINTS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION
UA Museum of Art. 1031 N. Olive Road. 621-7567. Literally meaning "pictures of the floating world", Ukiyo-e refers to the Japanese woodblock prints genre that originated in the seventeenth century. Informed by depictions of city life, entertainment, leisure, women, kabuki actors, and landscapes, Ukiyo-e magnified the sophistication of the newly minted bourgeoisie who had found a playground in Edo. Saturdays, Sundays, 12-4 p.m. and Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through March 15, $5; Free for Museum members, students with ID, faculty and staff, military personnel, AAM members, and children. http://www.artmuseum.arizona.edu/events/event/auspicious-images-japanese-prints-permanent-collection firstname.lastname@example.org
MEET THE ARTISTS RECEPTION
TRUST Gallery at Flying Leap Vineyards. 4330 N. Campbell Ave., Suite 48 602-481-8944. Please join us for a fun "meet the artists" evening in Tucson! See original fine art by southern Arizona artists, including several new works. Meet artists Xymyl, Archie Sutton, Monte Surratt, Rose Suntken, & Xo Terra. Sat., Nov. 15, 5-8 p.m., Free. http://trustartanddesign.com email@example.com
POCKET SKETCHING EN PLEIN AIR
Tucson Botanical Gardens. 2150 N. Alvernon Way. 326-9686, ext. 10. Join Kath Macaulay for a day of learning painting techniques with supplies you can carry in a purse or fanny pack. Then sketch fearlessly for two more days on location in a pleasant autumn setting. Kath provides guidance, frequent demonstrations and supportive critiques. Nov. 15-17, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., $260, $240 members. 326-9686. http://www.tucsonbotanical.org/november-2014-seasonal-classes/ firstname.lastname@example.org
RELECTIONS IN WATERCOLOR
Amity Foundation's Dragonfly Gallery. 146 E. Broadway Blvd. 628-3164. New exhibit opening featuring the watercolor art of local artists, Nikki Bellio and Michael Kalinowski. Artwork of all sizes with originals and prints that everyone can enjoy. Also exquisite photographs by Rod Mullen. Thursdays, Fridays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 2, dfree to all. email@example.com
Opening This Week
ART NOW! – LES LALANNES & ALTERNATIVE HISTORIES OF MODERNISM
MOCA. 265 S. Church Ave. 624-5019. Dr. Paul Ivey is back with this popular series of casual, salon style talks. This Fall, we are diving in to some interesting issues in the contemporary art world. Thu., Nov. 13, 6-7 p.m., MOCA members $5, non-members $10. http://www.moca-tucson.org/event/art-now-claude-lalanne-alternative-modernities-in-1960s-design/ firstname.lastname@example.org
DESERT NIGHT LIFE AT THE DESERT MUSEUM
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. 2021 N. Kinney Road. 883-2702. Experience the Desert Museum at night during the Fall! Desert Night Life features night sky viewing, Live & (sort of) on the Loose programs, special art activities, and nocturnal docent interpretations for the entire family. Visiting the desert at night is a unique experience. Sat., Nov. 15, 6-10 p.m., Regular public admission rates apply. Members rates: $8 for adults/seniors/youth and $3 for ages 4-12. Children 3 and under are FREE.. 883-1380. www.desertmuseum.org
Events This Week
DEMIGODS OF TUCSON: A LITERARY EVENING
Las Abuelitas. 440 E. 26th St. 308-3122. Primavera Foundation and The University of Arizona Press present a celebration of Tucson's enduring vitality and author Aurelie Sheehan's new book DEMIGODS ON SPEEDWAY, featuring live music and refreshments, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Primavera CEO Peggy Hutchison speaking on poverty and resilience in Tucson, and a reading by Sheehan. Fri., Nov. 14, 5:30-7 p.m., Free and open to the public. 621-4913. https://www.facebook.com/events/341419292699240/ email@example.com
MEET AUTHOR PEG BOWDEN: A LAND OF HARD EDGES.
Antigone Books. 411 N. Fourth Ave. 792-3715. Peg Bowden, retired nurse and current Samaritan volunteer at a migrant shelter on the Mexico border, investigates why thousands of people are willing to risk their lives crossing the desert, and reflects on the power of love and family that drives people into the treacherous landscapes of southern Arizona. Fri., Nov. 14, 7-8:30 p.m., Free. http://antigonebooks.com/event/peg-bowden firstname.lastname@example.org
POETRY MEET UP
Bookmans. 1930 E. Grant Road. 325-5767. This group is free and open to anyone, regardless of writing experience. Everyone is invited to share or observe poetry in the community room. Every third Saturday, 2-4 p.m., . http://bookmans.com/events/poetry-meet-up-2014-06-21/ email@example.com
POG - POETRY IN ACTION! PRESENTS FRED MOTEN AND DOT DEVOTA
Conrad Wilde Gallery. 101 W. Sixth St., South Entrance. 622-8997. Come out to hear National Book Award in Poetry short-list nominee, Fred Moten, read from his new book, THE FEEL TRIO (Letter Machine Editions), and other work. He will be joined by Dot Devota, whose first full-length book of Poetry, AND THE GIRLS WORRIED TERRIBLY, will be released this December. Sat., Nov. 15, 7-9 p.m., $5 Suggested Donation / $3 Students. 615-7803. http://www.gopog.org/events.html firstname.lastname@example.org
READING: ROBIN ROBERTSON
UA Poetry Center. 1508 E. Helen St. 626-3765. Irish poet Robin Robertson reads from his work, followed by a short Q&A session and a book signing. Thu., Nov. 13, 7-8 p.m., Free. http://poetry.arizona.edu/news-event/2014/11/robin-robertson email@example.com
SOUTHERN AZ AUTHOR SERIES - C. DIANE EALY
Unity of Tucson. 3617 N. Camino Blanco. 577-3300. Author of Your Creative Soul, C. Diane Ealy discusses creativity as an inherent part of being human and how we can more easily access it to make empowering, fun relationships possible. She will also read a passage from her new novel of visionary fiction, Unknown Gods. Sun., Nov. 16, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Donation. 322-0832. http://www.unitytucson.com/calendar/ firstname.lastname@example.org
TUCSON SISTERS IN CRIME
Viscount Suite Hotel. 4855 E. Broadway Blvd. 745-6500. We meet on the third Saturday to have lunch, network and hear informative guest speakers. Both men and women are welcome to join. Third Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $20-members $25 - nonmembers. 631-4301. http://www.tucsonsistersincrime.org email@example.com
URBAN YARNS @ THE LIBRARY
Joel D. Valdez Main Library. 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500. Calling all downtown knitters and crocheters! Bring your hooks, needles, and lunches to Urban Yarns, an informal weekly gathering. Meet fellow fiber fanatics, peruse the library's latest fiber-themed books, and find inspiration for your next project. Note: No instruction is provided. Fridays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Nov. 21, Free. 791-4010. http://www.library.pima.gov firstname.lastname@example.org LECTURES
Events This Week
" AN UNCONVENTIONAL FOUNDATION: CIRCUMVENTING THE IVORY AND GLASS CEILINGS"
Pima County Tucson Women's Commission. 240 N. Court Ave. 624-8318. Archeologist Deni Seymour, New Mexico's largest cultural center founder, addresses 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sat., Nov. 15 meeting of AAUW on "An Unconventional Foundation: Circumventing the Ivory and Glass Ceilings, Pima County Tucson Women's Commission, 240 N. Court Ave. $10. Refreshments. Info: (520) 622-0905. Sat., Nov. 15, 1-3 p.m., $10.
ARIZONA ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY LECTURE SERIES
DuVal Auditorium, UA Medical Center. 1501 N. Campbell Ave. 694-0111. The Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society (AAHS) is pleased to present Dr. Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman and Homer Thiel who will present "Recent Work at the Guevavi Mission" and will discuss their findings and their plans to aid in the management and interpretation of the archaeological resources at the Guevavi Mission. Mon., Nov. 17, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Free. 205-2553. http://www.az-arch-and-hist.org/ email@example.com
BORDERLANDS BREWING SCIENCE CAFÉ THE CARSON SCHOLARS SERIES
Borderlands Brewing Company. 119 E. Toole Ave. 261-8773. The Science Café series at Borderlands Brewing features young researchers from the Carson Scholars program at the UA Institute of the Environment. The Carson Scholars are graduate students who focus on environmentally related science and solutions. Speaker: Aaron Lien Title: Ecosystem Services: How they relate to conservation of endangered species Thu., Nov. 13, 6-7:30 p.m., Free. 621-4516. http://flandrau.org/programs/science_cafe
CHARLES FRIED: OUR PERFECT SUPREME COURT?
UA College of Law. 1201 E. Speedway Blvd. 621-1373. What is judicial wisdom, and how do judges really decide cases? They have long sought a foolproof method for adjudicating constitutional cases. Ultimately these theories of perfection all fall short. Nonetheless it is possible to describe examples of wise, if not flawless and uncontroversial, judging. Wed., Nov. 19, 7-8:30 p.m., Free. http://www.law.arizona.edu/news/news_articles/mind_and_law_2014.cfm
DOWNTOWN SCIENCE CAFÉ - TITLE: EXTREME WEATHER
Magpies Gourmet Pizza on Fourth. 605 N. Fourth Ave. 628-1661. Are extreme weather events increasing as our climate warms? And how do we prepare? Learn the latest science of "Extreme Weather" from top University of Arizona researchers at Magpie's Gourmet Pizza on 4th Ave. Speaker: Ken Cummins, Atmospheric SciencesTitle: "Discover the Science of Lightning: Cause and Effect" Tue., Nov. 18, 6-7:30 p.m., Free. 621-4516. http://flandrau.org/programs/science_cafe
HUMANITIES AND SCIENCE COLLIDE: AN APES FILM EXPLAINED.
Loft Cinema. 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-7777. UA professor Richard Poss introduces a screening of "The Rise of the Planet of the Apes." The resident humanist in the Dept. of Astronomy, this veteran instructor in the UA Humanities Seminars Program promises a dynamic guidebook for approaching this popular film. An HSP Special Event, open to the public. Wed., Nov. 19, 1-4 p.m., $10, with tickets available at Loft box office and on-line at www.loftcinema.com.. 626-7845. http://hsp.arizona.edu firstname.lastname@example.org
JACKSON POLLOCK: MORE THAN DRIP AND POUR
Himmel Park Branch Library. 1035 N. Treat Ave. 594-5305. Presented by David Zucker, a docent from the Tucson Museum of Art. The most influential and original of the Abstract Expressionists, Pollock created a powerful, inimitable style that continues to puzzle, infuriate and fascinate after five decades. Thu., Nov. 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Free.
PANEL DISCUSSION: "THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL"
UA Education Building. 1430 E. Second St. Participants: Helga Welsh, Wake Forest University; Crister Garrett, University of Leipzig, and Craig Whitney, former assistant managing editor and foreign correspondent, The New York Times. Moderated by Paulette Kurzer, UA School of Government and Public Policy. Fri., Nov. 14, 2-4 p.m., free. 548-9709. http://german.arizona.edu email@example.com
PLACEBO OR BELIEF? RELIGION AND HEALTH IN THE 21ST CENTURY
UA Poetry Center. 1508 E. Helen St. 626-3765. As a theologian and scholar of religion, Dr. Hester Oberman will critically analyze how faith and belief interface with psychology, health, and health care on the basis of evidence based medicine. Tue., Nov. 18, 5-6 p.m., free. 621-0210. http://www.humanities.arizona.edu/events/placebo-or-belief-religion-health-21st-century firstname.lastname@example.org
REFUGEE 101 INFORMATION NIGHT
Catalina United Methodist Church. 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4296. Iskashitaa Refugee Network invites you to learn more about refugees, their native countries, and the journey to resettlement. Learn what Iskashitaa does and how to volunteer. Attendance does not commit you to serve. RSVP required. The event is in room E23. Second Thursday of every month, 6-8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 11, Free. 440-0100. http://HarvestTucson.org. email@example.com.
SPACE DRAFTS : WATCHING STARS GROW UP WITH HUBBLE
Borderlands Brewing Company. 119 E. Toole Ave. 261-8773. UofA researcher Megan Reiter will tell us about her work on the chaotic process of star formation using the Hubble Space Telescope. All ages welcome. Wed., Nov. 19, 7:15-8:30 p.m., Free. http://www.as.arizona.edu/space-drafts-public-talk-series
SUCCESS WITH SUCCULENTS: SUCCULENT WREATHS AND CENTERPIECES
Joel D. Valdez Main Library. 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500. Presented by Jacqueline Soule. Longtime Tucsonan and award winning garden writer, Dr. Jacqueline Soule, will present this class based on her book Success with Succulents: A Guide for Southern Arizona. Sat., Nov. 15, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Free. 791-4010. http://www.library.pima.gov firstname.lastname@example.org
UA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION'S ARIZONA ENERGY MASTERS
UA Controlled Environment Agriculture Center. 1951 E. Roger Road. 621-3246. The Energy Masters Program provides an overview of energy in Arizona while teaching participants about efficiency and how to conduct energy audits in their homes and community through a series of 7 classes. Learn how energy choices and design make our communities more economically and environmentally sustainable. Mon., Oct. 6, 6-8:30 p.m., Thu., Oct. 9, 6-8:30 p.m., Tue., Oct. 21, 6-8:30 p.m., Tue., Oct. 28, 6-8:30 p.m., Thu., Oct. 30, 6-8:30 p.m., Tue., Nov. 11, 6-8:30 p.m. and Tue., Nov. 18, 6-8:30 p.m., $95 for seven module course. 458-8278, ext. 2181. https://www.regonline.com/arizonaenergymasters email@example.com
WHAT WE CAN AND CANNOT SAY WE KNOW
DuVal Auditorium, UA Medical Center. 1501 N. Campbell Ave. 694-0111. FreeThought Arizona hosts Aron Ra, Texas' State Director of American Atheists. Aron (pronounced as 'R.N.') is one of the "YouTube atheists" and an advocate for rationalism in science classrooms. Sun., Nov. 16, 10-11:45 a.m., free but small donations appreciated. 297-9919. http://freethoughtarizona.org firstname.lastname@example.org