RECREATION

BYOB Painting Classes

BYOB Painting Classes

May 8, 2014 |

Staring at a blank canvas can be intimidating to the inexperienced artist. Heck, it can be intimidating to a seasoned artist too. But with the help of instructors and assistants at Brush and Bottle, and maybe even a little liquid encouragement from a favorite wine, beautiful artwork can be achieved by anyone. “I think that […]

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¡Es Tiempo para una Fiesta Grande!

¡Es Tiempo para una Fiesta Grande!

April 24, 2014 |

Get out your dancing boots and get ready for Fiesta Grande, Barrio Hollywood’s annual street fair! Start Saturday out with a parade and then enjoy more than 16 musical and dance groups, including the great tejano sounds of Hollywood Knights, Conjunto Fear and Mariachi Tesoro. Over a hundred vendors will line Grande Avenue for your […]

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The Loop

The Loop

April 14, 2014 |

“The Loop serves as a fantastic car-free multi-use recreational facility, and it’s also a legitimate transportation system that offers great commuting opportunities by connecting nearly every jurisdiction in Pima County.” – Andy Dinauer On foot, two-wheels, skates, stroller or horseback, you will find amazing place-making, one mile at a time, along this treasured haunt. The Loop […]

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Events Dec. 2013

Events Dec. 2013

November 29, 2013 |

Fri 6 TEDX TUCSON Chuk Shon To Tucson will feature TED videos, artists, live music and seven speakers. $21. Rialto Theater, 318 E. Congress St. 740-0071, TedXTucson.com TUCSON FESTIVAL OF TREES A celebration for the holiday season and benefit for the Arizona Oncology Foundation. Twelve elegantly designed holiday trees, wreaths and arrangements will be displayed. […]

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Glow-ga!

Glow-ga!

October 8, 2013 |

Breathe. Stretch. Breath. Relax. Breath. Glow… Glow! Neon paints, black lights and yoga will meet for a night of visual art and music this Saturday evening, October 12, at Tucson Yoga on South 4th Avenue. The studio will be providing participants with body paints and glow stick bracelets and necklaces and will engage in a […]

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Events October 2013

Events October 2013

September 28, 2013 |

Fri 4- Sun 6 ANNUAL PUMPKIN FIESTA The Sonoran Glass Art Academy presents over 400 unique glass-art pieces up for sale! Make your own pumpkin for $85. 10am-5pm daily. Sonoran Glass Art Academy, 633 W. 18th St. 884-7814, SonoranGlass.org TUCSON MODERNISM WEEK A Celebration of Tucson’s Mid-Century Modern design and architecture. Events include: Cocktail party, […]

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A Townie’s Guide to Summer in Tucson

A Townie’s Guide to Summer in Tucson

July 3, 2013 |

The dog days of summer in sweltering Southern Arizona separate the meek from the mighty like no other natural phenomena. Many quickly depart for cooler climes. The rest of us adopt adaptive techniques like nocturnal workouts and midday siestas. For those who stick around through triple-digit temps, the dramatic population reduction is a boon. No […]

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Bloom Night

Bloom Night

July 1, 2013 |

The email hits your inbox early in the afternoon. Your heartbeat elevates. Nobody died, nobody was born. Nobody you know won Powerball. In fact, this email doesn’t even concern a person. It’s all about the most nondescript, inconspicuous, seemingly lifeless branches you’ll find – or likely not ever notice – on the desert floor. It’s […]

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Scene in Tucson: Weird Plant Sale

Scene in Tucson: Weird Plant Sale

June 23, 2013 |

Zocalo takes a look at the Tucson Botanical Gardens’ once-a-year sale of strange cacti, succulents, and other quirky plants. It’s the “Weird Plant Sale!” An urban oasis in the heart of the city, the Tucson Botanical Gardens features a 5 ½ acre collection of 16 specialty gardens. Learn more at www.tucsonbotanical.org.

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A Bright Future for Soccer in Tucson

A Bright Future for Soccer in Tucson

June 1, 2013 |

As professional baseball sunsets in Tucson, FC Tucson is reached amazing heights even before a soccer-dedicated stadium is built.  FC Tucson starts its second season May 18 as a Premier Development League team, essentially AA soccer minor league. Beyond its own games, FC Tucson has made it a point to pair each of its games […]

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