Entertainment

On Love: Songs, Science & Psychology

On Love: Songs, Science & Psychology

February 2, 2015 |

“There’s a song for everything, for every issue – a piece of music,” imparts pianist, Professor Emerita and the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry Senior Fellow Paula Fan. Fan is referring to the premise behind the event series she coordinates, Creative Collaborations, in conjunction with the Confluencenter. The monthly Saturday morning events are mini-concerts, with […]

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Suds for Sun Sounds

Suds for Sun Sounds

September 11, 2014 |

When the temperatures are hot during the summer – and into the fall – months in the desert, few things beat enjoying the taste of a delicious beer on a warm day. Well, that is unless you’re enjoying sampling a number of different beers in the company of thousands of friends and people from your community and […]

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Tucson Women on the Mic: A FST! Storyteller’s First Year

Tucson Women on the Mic: A FST! Storyteller’s First Year

September 5, 2014 |

This September, FST! Female StoryTellers observes its second birthday on Wednesday, Sept. 10, and I’m so happy to celebrate with them. When FST! (pronounced “Fist!”) began in September 2012, I wasn’t aware of it. I didn’t know any of the women involved. I’d only been in Tucson a month, a California transplant newly arrived to […]

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Combating Violence with Laughter

Combating Violence with Laughter

September 5, 2014 |

Physical abuse is a serious issue that plagues our society every day with astounding numbers of cases of violence – primarily against women – that hurt our family structures and those we love in debilitating ways. Every year over 4 million physical assaults occur on women dealt by their partners; women under 24-years-old are at […]

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Performing Arts Season Spotlights 2014-2015

Performing Arts Season Spotlights 2014-2015

September 2, 2014 |

Tucson’s theatre scene is the opposite of bland. Eclectic, exciting, lively, raucous, serious, hilarious, heartbreaking, sweet, sensual, over-to-top, and down-to-earth, the blend is more wide-ranging and diverse than the current line-up of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors. The variety speaks to the amazing amount of creative energy in the Old Pueblo, with performance companies […]

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The Ultimate Shabby-Chic Bash

The Ultimate Shabby-Chic Bash

September 2, 2014 |

Unbeknownst to the majority of locals, Tucson has in its midst one of the world’s foremost experts in recycled art. Though you won’t find his work hanging in the Louvre just yet, Mykl Wells makes his living as a working artist by creating incredible surrealist works out of paint and cardboard — his website proudly […]

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Living on the Fringe

Living on the Fringe

September 1, 2014 |

Being an average middle class, culturally enriched, baby boomer (formerly a euphemism for middle aged but now just a way to say older) white male, I like theater as much as the next guy of similar background and demographic. When I was a kid, my parents took me to see Hello Dolly on Broadway (sans […]

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Events Sept 2014

Events Sept 2014

August 25, 2014 |

Fri 5-Sat 6 VIBRATIONS MUSIC FESTIVAL A DJ festival presented by Digital Vibe Entertainment. 6pm-1am. $25-$35. The Slaughter House, 1102 W.  Grant Rd. VibrationsMusicFestival.com Sat 6 GOTTA GLOW! GALA Get into your best GLOW! costume for a costume ball, artists, special performances and dancing to live music by Michael P. and the Gully Washers in […]

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Performances July/Aug 2014

Performances July/Aug 2014

June 30, 2014 |

ARIZONA ONSTAGE PRODUCTIONS Les Misérables shows Sat, Aug 9-Sun, Aug 17. Berger  Center for Performing Arts, 1200 W. Speedway Blvd. 270-3332, ArizonaOnStage.org BLACK CHERRY BURLESQUE Tantalizing burlesque performance on Fri, July 4 and Fri, Aug 1. Surly Wench Pub, 424 N. 4th Ave. 882-0009, TucsonBurlesque.com DON’T BLINK BURLESQUE The Tuesday Night Tease takes place every […]

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Music July/Aug 2014

Music July/Aug 2014

June 30, 2014 |

Schedules accurate as of press time. Visit the websites or call for current/detailed information. 2ND SATURDAYS DOWNTOWN  Congress Street, 2ndSaturdays.com Sat, July 12: Barbara Harris Band, Carlos Arzate & The Kind Souls, Five Way Street, Tucson Circus Arts Sat, Aug 9: Heather Hardy & The Lil’ Mama Band, I See Hawks In L.A., Ronstadt Generations, […]

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