Events

Agave Fest

Agave Fest

May 1, 2015 |

by Cristina Manos Mezcal is tequila’s cousin, made from the heart of the maguey plant, a type of agave native to Mexico. The spirit is called the “elixir of the gods” and Hotel Congress is getting ready to celebrate this Earthly gift starting at 6pm on Saturday, May 2 for the seventh year in a […]

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Mercado San Agustin Spring Bazaar

Mercado San Agustin Spring Bazaar

May 1, 2015 |

Sat and Sun May 2nd and 3rd The Annual Mercado San Agustin Spring Bazaar returns in May getting shoppers into the spirit of celebrating family and friends, and having some fun finding gifts for Graduates and Mother’s Day. In conjunction with Spring Bazaar, there will be a special ‘Farm to Table Brunch’ event with covered outdoor […]

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Show & Tell: Wed, April 15

Show & Tell: Wed, April 15

April 9, 2015 |

Poetry, Pancho Villa and an app to learn an Indigenous Language intersect at this month’s Show & Tell multimedia event! On Wednesday, April 15, Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry is showcasing three of its Graduate Fellows presenting the projects they created due to Confluencenter funding. The free event happens at Playground Bar & Lounge, 278 E. […]

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George Mumford in Tucson – Wed, April 8

George Mumford in Tucson – Wed, April 8

April 1, 2015 |

UA’s Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry is bringing George Mumford – sports psychologist with Phil Jackson and meditation teacher/coach renowned for enhancing individual and team performance though mindfulness meditation – to Tucson to deliver several free public lectures on Wednesday, April 8. At 3 p.m., Mumford speaks on the theme “Learning to Play, Playing to Learn” […]

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Women in the Workforce: We’ve Come a Long Way

Women in the Workforce: We’ve Come a Long Way

March 4, 2015 |

On Saturday, March 21, the UA Bookstore’s first floor is set to become a portal to the past when a salon – featuring music and discussion – on the women’s movement takes place. The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry’s event, part of the Creative Collaborations series, is looking back at the middle of the 20th […]

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Shushing the Librarian Stereotype

Shushing the Librarian Stereotype

March 2, 2015 |

They are classic scenes in the 1984 film “Ghostbusters.” One is the opener with the grandmotherly librarian who gets the bejeezus scared out of her by the “free-roaming, vaporous, full torso apparition” haunting the New York Public Library. The other scene is with that ghost, who seems to also have been a librarian in her earthly life, […]

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Vintage Finds at Nuevo Bazaar

Vintage Finds at Nuevo Bazaar

February 3, 2015 |

With all of the big developments to downtown that have brought a slew of shiny new restaurants, bars, stores and attractions, it’s nice to experience something with local charm and a bohemian feel that epitomizes the true essence of Tucson. That was the exact impetus that drove Tim Hagyard to create the Nuevo Bazaar Downtown […]

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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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iBorders: Drones & Designs

iBorders: Drones & Designs

January 5, 2015 |

“Google Predator drone.” Professor Benjamin J. Muller is standing to my left, graphic designer Thomas Kafka McCarthy is standing behind me and the three of us are staring at my computer monitor. This image search is work, turning out to be a bit harder than we originally thought. “See if you can find one in […]

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NMWG 2nd Annual Benefit Show

NMWG 2nd Annual Benefit Show

December 3, 2014 |

NMWG 2nd Annual Benefit Show/Fundraiser for Southern Arizona Lupus Foundation Sat, Dec 6 Cafe Passe, 415 N. 4th Ave., 6 p.m.-9 p.m. (acoustic songwriters) Flycatcher, 340 E. 6th Ave., 8:30 p.m.- 1 a.m. (electric bands) $10/venue or $15 for both NMWG.org Musicians from all over Arizona, including: Sedona, Phoenix, Tempe, Tucson and Bisbee will once again […]

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