Events Blog

Weekend of July 21st – Rhythm Ride and S.T.E.A.M. Sundays!

July 25, 2017

     This weekend, the SunLink streetcar celebrated its third anniversary of giving round trips to Tucsonans in the University and downtown areas. To commemorate it, not only were free rides open to the public all of Saturday, but a Rhythm Ride was held  on the Eastbound car with a live band performing the entire […]

George Strasburger: “States of Men” – July 18th

July 20, 2017

     Throughout the month of July, the walls of the Joel D Valdez Main Public Library have been lined with beautiful renderings of intimate moments from the eyes of local artist George Strasburger.      In his series of self-proclaimed autobiographical pieces, Strasburger depicts simple and relatable interactions between various male archetypes he has […]

“Song Behind the Story” at the Rialto Theatre – July 8th

July 12, 2017

     As groups of family and friends piled in to the Rialto theatre last Saturday night, a misty and dimly lit stage populated solely by standing acoustic guitars welcomed them to what would be a night of raw sounds and personal stories. For behind every song, there is a story that inspires it.   […]

Tucson Kids Fest 2017 – June 25th

July 10, 2017

It was a super day at the Tucson Convention Center last Sunday!   Last weekend, radio station my92.9/iHeart Radio held their annual Tucson Kids Fest to kick off the official start of the 2017 summer season. Downtown Tucson Partnership was there to check out the family festivities and catch glimpses of the heroes.   Kids […]

Melissa Rivenbark: Excavations On Hirta – Obsolete Display – June 2017

July 10, 2017

Melissa Rivenbark: Excavations On Hirta – Obsolete Display – June 2017 “All experience is a muddle, until we make a model to explain it.”      Artist Melissa Rivenbark bases her art around this quote by famed author Robert Anton Wilson and the work displayed in her exhibit at the Pima County Public Library last month […]