Events

The Gem Show Scene

The Gem Show Scene

February 2, 2016 |

When talking about Tucson’s annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase, people who have been around a while will tell you that it’s changed, that it’s not what it used to be and that nothing is as cool as it was in the good old days.  “For years I used to shop for people who live […]

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December 2015

December 2015

December 3, 2015 |

Holiday Gift Guide and a look back at 2015. Read the digital edition here.

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3 Resources to Help You Navigate This Weekend’s Open Studio Tour

3 Resources to Help You Navigate This Weekend’s Open Studio Tour

November 13, 2015 |

The 2015 Tucson Fall Open Studio Tour takes place Saturday and Sunday, November 14 & 15, from 11am-5pm. Over 180 Tucson artists open their studios to the public. Use any of the following resources to assist you on this self-guided tour: 1 – TPACOST.org – The most comprehensive guide to the tour, with listings by name and […]

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Remembering Together

Remembering Together

November 4, 2015 |

The 2015 All Souls Procession Weekend With thousands of more participants, a finale performance of grand proportions and epic new art and music installments, the All Souls Procession of 2015 is bigger and more impactful than ever before. What began in 1990 as a small gathering to celebrate the memories of deceased loved ones through […]

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Tucson’s Inaugural 10 West Festival

Tucson’s Inaugural 10 West Festival

October 16, 2015 |

An Innovative Way to Drive Economic Development This month, Tucson creators and entrepreneurs come together for the first ever “10West Festival,” a new and innovative approach to fostering a creative and technological environment in Tucson, with the goal of attracting and retaining talent in Southern Arizona. To learn more about the festival, Zócalo reached out […]

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An Evening of Intrigue & Mystery

An Evening of Intrigue & Mystery

October 1, 2015 |

The Haunted Hotel Congress’ Voodoo & Black Magic show “Oh Erzulie Freda, if you are here give us a sign,” yelled Kenny Stewart as he summoned the voodoo deity of love with a loteria card folded up and in between his gritted teeth. I open the card I had placed in between my own teeth […]

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Firebird III GM Concept Car

Firebird III GM Concept Car

October 1, 2015 |

With its tailfins, double bubble canopy and air brakes disguised in its body, the Firebird III is space-age in the extreme. But it’s not just its Jetsons-meets-Batman style that makes it special. “Most concept cars were just fiberglass dummies and didn’t have parts that really worked. This was the ultimate dream car or show car […]

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Songs Stuck on Repeat

Songs Stuck on Repeat

September 29, 2015 |

It’s a nearly universal human phenomenon, an experience that can be a blessing or a curse; educational or irritating; crazy-cool or enough to drive someone crazy. It happens to over 90 percent of us and scientists still don’t really know why. This occurrence is the ubiquitous ear worm – a tune that gets stuck in […]

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Mesquite Milling Time

Mesquite Milling Time

June 10, 2015 |

Plant, Harvest, Mill, and Celebrate Wild Abundance Before the Rains Desert Harvesters is co-organizing events to plant, harvest, mill, and celebrate local wild foods in the month of June—the peak of our native bean trees’ harvest season. These events will give you the opportunity to taste and enjoy delicious desert wild foods; learn how to […]

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Tucson Summer Nights

Tucson Summer Nights

June 1, 2015 |

When the temperature rises to the point that the plastic cups in your car begin melting into their cup holders, some Sonoran Desert dwellers experience a buildup of unfathomable rage. If you’ve lived here long enough, you may have been there yourself—at that point where you feel like you could lift and toss a small […]

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