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Arts for All: Artwork on Display

October 1 - October 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

The mission of Arts for All is "to provide accessible education, training, and experiences in the arts for children, particularly those with special needs." Artwork will be displayed on the wooden towers September 1 - October 31, 2017 and in the glass cases October 1 - 31, 2017, during regular library hours.

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Free

Carolyn King: Paintings on View

October 1 - October 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

The paintings of Carolyn King will be displayed at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library from October 1-31, during regular library hours.   Artist Statement: This work is a collection of mixed-media paintings titled "Las Damas del Desierto" (The ladies of the Desert). The images represent women from the six cultures that converged over time […]

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Ongoing
Free

Call for Artists!

September 23 @ 8:00 am - November 26 @ 5:00 pm
BICAS, 2001 N. 7th Ave
Tucson, 85705

CALL to ARTISTS - Bicycle Art BICAS is currently seeking bicycle-inspired artworks and art created from bike parts!  All mediums accepted. Artists are welcome to use scrap bike parts from BICAS. This is a great opportunity for artists to show off their art while donating to a good cause; over 1200 people come to our […]

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Free

James G. Davis (1931-2016): Down at the Tower Bar, a Retrospective

October 5 @ 11:00 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2017

Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Etherton Gallery celebrates the career of Arizona painter James G. Davis in a retrospective exhibition, Down at the Tower Bar, which features paintings and prints made over four decades, shown with new paintings by Turner G. Davis in the Axial Gallery and featuring Michael Chittock in the In-House pop-up. Down at the Tower Bar opens […]

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$8

SAHBA Fall Show 2017

October 6 @ 10:00 am - October 8 @ 6:00 pm

Tucson's largest home and garden show, where you'll find the latest in home improvement and technology trends, remodeling ideas and the best outdoor concepts

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$8

SAHBA Fall Show 2017

October 6 @ 10:00 am - October 8 @ 6:00 pm

Tucson's largest home and garden show, where you'll find the latest in home improvement and technology trends, remodeling ideas and the best outdoor concepts

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Free

James G. Davis (1931-2016): Down at the Tower Bar, a Retrospective

October 6 @ 11:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2017

Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Etherton Gallery celebrates the career of Arizona painter James G. Davis in a retrospective exhibition, Down at the Tower Bar, which features paintings and prints made over four decades, shown with new paintings by Turner G. Davis in the Axial Gallery and featuring Michael Chittock in the In-House pop-up. Down at the Tower Bar opens […]

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DUSK MUSIC FESTIVAL

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - October 8 @ 11:30 pm

Dusk is an exciting musical experience held in the heart of Tucson at the Historic Rillito Downs. This unique music festival pushes boundaries by bringing nationally recognized musical acts to our city. This energizes diverse groups of people who genuinely care about Tucson and want to have a hand in its continuous reinvention. Dusk offers […]

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$8.00

13th Annual Tucson Film Festival

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - October 9 @ 7:00 pm
Century 20 El Con, 3601 E Broadway Blvd
Tucson, 85716

The Song of Sway Lake is the opening night film of the 13th Annual Tucson Film Festival. The festival continues at Century 20 El Con with premieres, six features films and lots of short films. Come enjoy Q&As with directors, producers, composers and actors!

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Free

James G. Davis (1931-2016): Down at the Tower Bar, a Retrospective

October 7 @ 11:00 am - October 10 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2017

Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Etherton Gallery celebrates the career of Arizona painter James G. Davis in a retrospective exhibition, Down at the Tower Bar, which features paintings and prints made over four decades, shown with new paintings by Turner G. Davis in the Axial Gallery and featuring Michael Chittock in the In-House pop-up. Down at the Tower Bar opens […]

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10:00 am
Free

Pumpkin Fiesta

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2017 at 10:00am

Sonoran Glass School, 633 W. 18th Street
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

EXPLORE glass art pumpkins patches in a fall-themed gallery. ENJOY free admission and exciting glassblowing presentations. CREATE your own glass pumpkin or other project in the studio. SUPPORT nonprofit glass art education in Southern Arizona. It’s back!!! The Pumpkin Fiesta returns to bring you fiery glass art experiences and a huge pumpkin patch of this year’s pumpkins made by […]

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Free

ART NOW! WITH PAUL TUROUNET

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Museum Of Contemporary Art, 265 S. Church Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Paul Turounet will discuss the continued evolution of his multi-faceted Estamos Buscando A project which will be on view in The Great Hall through the end of 2017. ArtNow! gives you the opportunity to engage with wildly disparate practices collectively known as “the art of our time” during this playful lecture series.  

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10:30 am
$5

Pints & Poses at Pueblo Vida Brewing

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every Sunday 10:30 AM
Pueblo Vida Brewing Company, 115 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Join us every Sunday for a Brew-Asana Time! It's an hour long, laid-back yoga class with the brewery as your backdrop. The class is $5 and it includes a fresh pint of craft beer after class to cheers your good work! We have rotating teachers from our community that teach the class. Please arrive 15 […]

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11:00 am
$25.00

All Souls Procession Flower Crown Craftshop

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
1011 E Miles St., 1011 E Miles St.
Tucson, 85719

Learn how to create gorgeous flower crowns for your Procession costume! Supplies provided—though you are welcome to bring your own flowers, and if you have extra to share that would be great! These workshops are fundraisers for the All Souls Procession. Registration is required in advance to reserve your spot! Your $25 contribution will be fully matched […]

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12:00 pm

Free Live Local Music at Even Stevens!

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Join us at Even Stevens every Thursday and Friday from 6pm-8pm for FREE, live, local music and on Sunday from 12pm-2pm! Enjoy $1 Coors and Coors Light, craft beer from Dragoon and San Tan or $3  Mimosas! Music:  7-13 Austin Counts 7-27 Austin Counts 7-14 Nick Meskill 7-16 Adara Rae 7-23 Adara Rae 7-20 John Zwick 7-21 […]

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Second SundAZe – Family Day @ TMA

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Bring the whole family down to the Tucson Museum of Art and come celebrate the opening of TMALearn’s brand new Creative Space, housed in the historic fish house on Main Avenue! The new Creative Space has expanded from one small room to three rooms- a community gallery, art-making room, and reading area. Join us on […]

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1:00 pm
Free

All Souls Procession Papier-Mâché Craftshop

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Open to the public and always FREE! Join us to create something for the Procession! No experience required. Create a mask or puppet or float or other papier-mâché creation to walk with or wear in the Procession. If you have a project and need help bringing it to life we are here to help! No […]

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2:00 pm
Free

Snapshot Memoir Writing

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

When we study old pictures up close, and consider the details—facial expressions, environment and composition—long-forgotten stories creep back. In this class we capture those memories by practicing 'flash creative nonfiction,' the shortest form of memoir-writing. Simple exercises help us begin to transform photographic stories into a brief, potent essay. Includes a short lecture, writing practice […]

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6:00 pm
$20

Canciones Mexicanas – Ted Ramirez and Friends in Concert

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 186 North Court
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Accompanied by guitarist Ismael Barajas, mandolin player Michael Markowitz, and Russ Healy on the accordion and flute, Ramirez will perform classic Mexican music in addition to some of his original songs. Presented in partnership with Los Descendientes del Tucson, the concert will be held within the walls of the Presidio Museum, which create a beautiful […]

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$20

Canciones Mexicanas – Ted Ramirez and Friends in Concert

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Presidio San Agustin del Tucson, 133 W. Washington St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Ted Ramirez, “Tucson’s Official Troubadour,” will perform at the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum on Sunday, October 8, at 6 pm. Accompanied by guitarist Ismael Barajas, mandolin player Michael Markowitz, and Russ Healy on the accordion and flute, Ramirez will perform classic Mexican music in addition to some of his original songs. Presented in […]

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7:00 pm
$34 - $69

Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama & The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

If the French Quarter is the musical heart of New Orleans, then Preservation Hall is its heartbeat. Take a group of long-time performers from the venerable concert hall, combine them with the Crescent City’s “Soul Queen” Irma Thomas, throw in the spiritual authority of The Blind Boys of Alabama, and you get a very special evening of […]

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$34 - $69

Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama & The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

If the French Quarter is the musical heart of New Orleans, then Preservation Hall is its heartbeat. Take a group of long-time performers from the venerable concert hall, combine them with the Crescent City’s “Soul Queen” Irma Thomas, throw in the spiritual authority of The Blind Boys of Alabama, and you get a very special evening of […]

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7:30 pm
$8.00

13th Annual Tucson Film Festival

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Loft Cinema, 3233 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85716 United States

Arizona Premiere! Cortez is the closing night film of the Tucson Film Festival. Q&A with director/actor Cheryl Nichols and producer/actor Arron Shiver!

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8:00 pm
Free

Dead Rider at Club Congress

October 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

W/ NEW DOUBT (8PM, FREE, 21+) Todd Rittmann made his name with US Maple, a band that was criminally underrated when they first broke onto the scene with their landmark 1995 album, “Long Hair in Three Stages,” who’s angular guitar riffs went on to undeniably influence EVERYTHING that happened in indie rock in the decades […]

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