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5TH ANNUAL CHARLES MINGUS HOMETOWN JAZZ FESTIVAL April 20th The fifth annual Charles Mingus Hometown Music Festival will take place in Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora. Saturday’s festivities will begin with the dedication of the Mingus Memorial Park on the corner of Western Avenue and Bejarano Street. The festival commemorates the April birthday of world-renowned jazz composer, band leader, and jazz bassist Charles Mingus in his hometown of Nogales, AZ. Event Location: 1905 N. Apache Blvd., Nogales, AZ 85621. Times and venues vary; check http://www.mingusproject.com Admission: Ticket prices vary with some free performances.  Phone: 520-287-3685 

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luminaries will sing and recite Cowboy poetry on five stages throughout the Old West town. The Cowboy Music Festival & Western Art Show is pleased to showcase Diana Madaras as the 2013 featured artist and her painting “Strummin” as the image for this year’s festival. Along with Ms. Madaras, more than a dozen local artists will showcase and sell their work.

Casino Del Sol and The Western Music Association AZ Chapter are proud to present an Old Tucson Signature Event, the 3rd Annual Cowboy Music Festival & Western Art Show, on April 27th and 28th. Featuring traditional and original Cowboy music and Cowboy Church on Sunday morning, the event takes place from 10am to 6pm on both days and includes a Western Art Show. During both days of the festival, Western Music Association

This event is included in the Old Tucson general admission price of $16.95 per adult (ages 12 and over) and $10.95 per child (ages 4 to 11). Admission is free for children under 3. Your Old Tucson Season Pass is welcome. Additional discount information is available at www.OldTucson.com/ visit-ots/.

“This is a much anticipated event for Cowboy music lovers of all ages,” said Old Tucson

year. We are very proud of our contribution to preserving this important piece of Southwestern Heritage.” Scheduled musicians include: Rex Allen Jr., The Bill Ganz Western Band, Juni Fisher, Miss Devon & The Outlaw, and more. Details are available at

Special Saturday Evening Performance: Join the Western Music Association at the Berger Performing Arts Center on the campus of the Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind on Saturday, April 27 at 7:00 pm for An Evening of Songs and Stories of the West. The concert benefits Young Life and features special performances by Rex Allen Jr., Juni Fisher, Bill Barwick, Gary McMahan, and the Bill Ganz Western Band. Tickets are $20 per person and are available at OldTucson.com and at the door. Information about Young Life is available at http:// www.younglife.org/.

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General Manager and CEO Pete Mangelsdorf. “The last two years showcased some amazing talent and we expect nothing less this

www.TucsonCowboyFestival.org/. In addition to live musical acts on multiple stages and hand-crafted art on display and for sale, visitors also will enjoy Old Tucson’s trademark stunt shows, living history presentations, historic tours, and rides for the kids. Old Tucson restaurants will be open and serving up signature grub for the entire family. So put on your dancing boots and join us on April 27th and 28th! AZWeeklyMagazine.com

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LOCAL FOOD, BEER & WINE TASTING April 18th

UA Earth Day 2013 April 22nd Come celebrate UA Earth Day on the University of Arizona mall, with live entertainment, activities for kids and families, and interactive demonstrations by Eco-reps and Compost Cats. After dark there will be a star party by the Astronomy club as well as local fire dancers. Event Location: 1300 E University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85721  Phone: 520-622-8613 

Southern Arizona has high-quality locally brewed beers and wines as well as some of the finest locally owned and operated restaurants in the state and country. Experience the best of the best at this First Annual Local Food, Beer and Wine Tasting Event, hosted by the Lodge on the Desert. Actively participating in this event will be Acacia, Feast, Pasco, Nimbus, 1055 Brewing, Dragoon, Borderlands, Dos Cabezas, Callaghan Vineyards, Kief-Joshua Vineyards and Flying Leap Vineyards. Oh, and Lodge on the Desert of course! Plus there’ll be live music. Attendance is limited to 250 guests. Event Location: 306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711  Venue: Lodge on the Desert  Time: From: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM  Admission: $35 per person for non-members. $25 for Slow Food Southern Arizona members.  Phone: 520-907-9191 

103RD ANNUAL PIMA COUNTY FAIR April 18th - April 28th Old-fashioned fair with exhibits, food, stage concerts, and other live entertainment, carnival rides, educational exhibits, including a gem and mineral show at Pima County Fairgrounds. Event Location: 11300 S. Houghton Rd., Tucson, AZ 85747  Time: Hours vary for different days.  Admission: Varies. Parking $  Phone: Pima County Fairgrounds, 520-762-9100 

LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO April 20th UApresents hosts the critically acclaimed Trocks, who delight audiences worldwide with their parodies of classical works from “Swan Lake” to “Giselle” at UA Centennial Hall.

35TH BLESSING OF SONOITA VINEYARDS FESTIVAL April 27th

Event Location: 1020 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721 Phone: 520-621-3341 

The Sonoita Vineyards spring festival features wine tastings, a souvenir glass, winery tours, food and wine pairings, and horsedrawn wagon rides through the vineyard. Event Location: 290 Elgin-Canelo Rd., Elgin, AZ 85611  Venue: Sonoita Vineyards Winery  Time: From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM  Phone: 520-455-5893 

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Tucson Music Hall 260 South Church Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85701 The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures presents its 4th annual May Day Celebration on Saturday April 27, 2013 from 9am until 4pm. The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures’ annual May Day event is a celebration of spring with fun for the whole family. Explore the museum’s vast collection of miniatures and enjoy craft projects for children, a dress-up station, a scavenger hunt with prizes, music, stories, face-painting, a puppet show and more! This year’s event will also include live music from local talents and dining options from local food trucks. Inspired by the popularity of the museum’s resi-

dent fairy, Caitlin, and the magical qualities of some of the exhibits in the collection- costumes are encouraged on May Day! All visitors dressed as a fairy, elf or goblin will receive $1 off their admission price.

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General admission is $9 Senior (65 or over)/Military admission is $8 Youth (ages 4-17) admission is $6 Children 3 and under are admitted free For complete details, including performance and craft schedule, please visit www.theminitimemachine.org/mayday

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REVIEWERS ROUNDTABLE The following are reactions from each of AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine’s film commentators in an effort to generate a well-rounded overview of this weekend’s new releases.

Joseph: “Stoker” is a poetically perverse motion picture. The new drama, which was directed by Chan-wook Park and written by Wentworth Miller - yes, the same Wentworth Miller who starred in FOX’s groundbreaking television series “Prison Break” - breaks down the barriers of abnormality but it does so with literary refinement. In other words, it uses allegories and symbols to tell its story of savagery and strangeness. Having said that, the flick does take a tad too long to get to its explanatory backstory. But when it does, the floodgates are opened so wide that the viewer nearly drowns in its depravity. (Grade: B)

RodgeRs & HammeRstein movies “the King and i” (1956) After his initial stage run with the project, Yul Brynner reprised the role of a lifetime – the commanding King of Siam, whose views are softened by schoolteacher Anna (Deborah Kerr) – in the venture that earned him an Oscar for best actor. “the sound of music” (1965) Hardly anyone has grown up without knowing the screen version of the classic story of nun in training-turned-Von Trapp family governess Maria. That role, Yul Brynner along with Mary Poppins, has kept Julie Andrews a favorite performer over several generations. The film and its director, Robert Wise, earned Oscars ... but Christopher Plummer, the film’s Captain Von Trapp, has been a bit prickly about his association with the picture over the years.

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Scott Elrod plays a professional baseball player with a substance abuse problem who is forced into rehab in his hometown thereby finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team. (PG-13 - 113 minutes)

Mia Wasikowska plays a friendless young woman who becomes increasingly infatuated with her uncle (Matthew Goode) who, having moved in with her and her emotionally unstable mother (Nicole Kidman), may have ulterior motives. Playing exclusively at The Loft Cinema. (R - 98 minutes)

Joseph: “Home Run” is the kind of faith-based film that is not only what we want but also what we need. Although the new sports drama does not skimp on its message about how sincerely surrendering to God’s unconditional love is the only unfailing footpath to freedom from pain, it communicates said message through an exceptionally entertaining - not to mention moving - story thereby reaching those audience who require recovery the most. Even more significantly, though, the movie reminds us that recovery is less about the substance than it is about the suffering, broadening the definition of things that enslave us. (Grade: B)

Stan: Director Chan-wook Park creates a foreboding atmospheric setting for this story that starts as a coming of age of the younger household member (Mia Wasikowska) and slowly escalates into a household that’s reminiscent of the classic ‘Dark Shadows’ afternoon soap opera of the late 60s, as the quirkiness’s of each of the family members begins to surface. With Nicole Kidman as the mother, and Matthew Goode as the uncle, the starring trio of actors ‘tour de force’ performances serves to ring true the thought of ‘normality is in the eye of the beholder’, and yes, I did substitute normal for beauty, since both are so very subjective, based on our own experiences. (Grade: B+)

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SOUNDBITE SPOTLIGHT The following quotes were pulled from interviews conducted by AZ Weekly Entertainment Magazine’s film columnists with talent speaking on behalf of movies recently released in theaters.

Actor Vincent Cassel (‘Trance’) By Stan Robinson “I wasn’t set to do this movie at first, they had somebody else in mind, and Danny (Boyle, director) had me in mind for another movie and when the other actor pulled out, he (Danny Boyle) came to see me in Paris and he said, you know what, I want to you do this one. “From my point of view, I jump in and out of the character, and that’s what I want for myself. As you say, on screen it looks like a lot of setups with detailed intricate staging and dialogue but the shooting schedule

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wasn’t too bad actually. We had to work on weekends because Danny was actually preparing for another film at the same time. Some weeks were very strange, some weeks we wouldn’t work on a Thursday and Friday and so forth. It was kind of weird in that sense, because by the end of the movie I felt like we were finishing and it felt like we just started so it seemed quite fresh most of the time. “I’m finding that I rather enjoy the type of pacing for shoot-


“Chasing Mavericks” (2012): The part of a famously radical surfer is a fine fit for Butler in this fact-inspired drama. “Machine Gun Preacher” (2011): Butler is quite effective in the true story of an unlikely savior of indentured youngsters in the Sudan.

“300” (2006): Much of the film’s imagery is computergenerated, but there’s no mistaking Butler’s very real physicality as King Leonidas in the often brutal saga of the Spartans’ uprising. “Tomorrow Never Dies” (1997): A sharp eye

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is needed to spot him, but Butler pops up early in this James Bond adventure as one of the officers aboard the doomed ship at the story’s start.

ing when it goes fast, and I’m not saying that I want to rush things but when it’s well prepared as Danny is for a film, you can shoot sequences in a row without having to wait too much. I guess maybe it’s because I’m getting older, I like it better. Otherwise I get bored, I’ve been doing this for about 15 years now, so now I feel that there’s time wasting when a film is not well prepared enough because we lose the urgency of making scenes and characters work. Danny is so well prepared and that allows for grabbing hold of the character and making it your own. “As you say, to make this story work, believability is the key factor. I had to be believable when I pulled a gun and that I’d shoot the guy in the head if he didn’t give me what I wanted, or when I’m torturing the other guy, and a the same time I had to be believable that my character is falling in love and accept his vulnerability. You said, it’s a story about the mind and that is very, very true.” – Vincent Cassel

Steve Carell’S top MovieS “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” (2011): A terrific Carell plays a man facing the end of his marriage and finding a very unlikely mentor (Ryan Gosling) in getting back into the single life. “Despicable Me” (2010): Carell’s wit is in high gear as he speaks the words of the animated Gru, a villain whose latest scheme – and evil ways – are derailed by three endearing orphans. “Horton Hears a Who!” (2008): Even in voice only, Carell is amusing as the mayor of Whoville in this animated take on the classic Dr. Seuss tale. “Little Miss Sunshine” (2006): Part of a superb ensemble cast, Carell plays the uncle of a would-be beauty pageant winner (Abigail Breslin).

MOVIE TWEETS! Still haven’t seen that movie that your friends have been talking about? Film Columnist Randy Montgomery recaps what you may have missed in 140 characters or less.

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‘42’ ~ This story about an American sports legend is definitely worth a look, despite the formula being done over and over again by Hollywood. Grade: A-

‘Evil Dead’ (2013) ~ A bloody good time, literally. A perfect follow-up to the classic that may actually surpass its predecessor as an all-time favorite. Grade: A-

The Croods A heartfelt animated flick for the kids that made me feel warm and fuzzy at the end, but didn’t keep my attention throughout. Grade: B-

DIDN T KNOW! ‘Scary Movie’ ~ By no means an award winner, but the sequel/parody is a ridiculously fun time poking fun at the genre. Better than ‘A Haunted House.’ Grade: C

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Jurassic Park 3D Cashing in once again on a popular film from decades past. Fans will enjoy the 3D, while younger generations may see it on the big screen for the first time. Grade: B+ ‘Trance’ ~ Director Danny Boyle does it again. A wild, raucous ride that will put you in a trance. Experience it. Don’t try to figure it out. Grade: B

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Jon Bon Jovi owns a restaurant with no prices. Guests pay whatever they can or volunteer in exchange for their meal. Every human on earth spent 30 minutes as a single cell after fertilization.

A Chinese man sued his wife for delivering an “extremely ugly” baby and won the case.

During an interview when Adele was asked about her weight and figure, she replied “I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears”.

Megan Fox once worked at a smoothie shop and she would dress up as a Banana to attract customers.

Female penguins, even when in a committed relationship, will exchange sexual favors with strange males for the pebbles they need to build their nests.

Eating a bacon sandwich helps to speed up the recovery from a hangover.

Holding your car remote to your head doubles its range, using the skull as an amplifier.

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Sughed: EMT takes home best homebrew prize at Top Hops Challenge

Talk about setting the bar high. Cody Van Haren, an EMT from Southwest Ambulance service in Green Valley, is now one-forone in homebrew competitions. The 7-year veteran homebrewer won the Northwest Firefighter’s Charities Top Hops Homebrew Challenge on April 6, beating out more than 20 other competitors. With the victory, 30 kegs worth of Van Haren’s beer, a variation of a Bellgian saison, will be brewed by Thunder Canyon Brewery. To say he was surprised would be an understatement, Van Haren said. “This was just for fun,” the 27-yearold said. “It’s a hobby that I’m enthusiastic about. Thirty barrels of my own beer is something I’d never have expected.”

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Although Haren has brewed his own beer for years, he was very meticulous with this latest batch as it was his first for competition. Although it was just for fun, Van Haren said he was more diligent with note-taking and made sure the beer was as close to perfect as possible. Eventually, he found out he had a winner. It was close, however, said one judge who asked to remain anonymous. There were six beers at the end that could have won it all, he said. As expected, there were a number of India Pale Ales in the field, but Van Haren’s offering and a Turkish coffee stout also made the final cut, the judge said.

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closely with the Green Valley Fire Department. Now in its third year, the Top Hops Challenge has grown dramatically, more than doubling in attendance each year. This year, more than 3,000 people came out to Thunder Canyon Brewery, the event lead sponsor, as well as more than a dozen local and state micro breweries. All proceeds from the event are designated for the Northwest Firefighter’s Charities and others designated by each participating fire department. “The event was phenomenal,” said Jason Garza, president of Northwest Firefighters Charity and event organizer. “The beer scene has grown so much now. It was really good to see so many people out there.” Van Haren’s beer will be sold at both Thunder Canyon Brewery locations. Sales will further support charity. Van Haren said he is happy that his creation will help others on multiple levels. “You can’t go wrong with it,” he said. “If you are in a position that you can do this for others, it gives you a great feeling.” Although he won this prestigious competition, Van Haren has no thought to open his own brewery in the near future. His is, however, not opposed to consulting with other homebrewers or breweries. “I trust myself more,” he said. “This was a big confidence booster.”


Food, dance, music and prizes kick off annual event 5-9 pm April 20 on University of Arizona Mall The University of Arizona’s Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Club brings its annual Luau to the heart of the school’s main campus this year. The club will host the fourth annual Luau in conjunction with Mama’s Hawaiian Bar-B-Cue’s Polynesian Festival. “Get HAPI with Mama’s Luau and Polynesian Festival” showcases the culture of Hawaii and other Pacific islands. Students, faculty, staff and local residents can watch dances, music and other talents performed by the student community and local halaus, or dance schools for hula and various Pacific performing arts. Children can

receive Polynesian-style face paint and temporary tattoos. While entertainment is free for attendees, the club will sell tickets for the Luau’s Hawaiian buffet. Attendees can purchase raffle tickets and earn the chance to win prizes including an Amazon Kindle Fire and tickets to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California. The club hopes to use proceeds to establish a scholarship fund for future Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Club members. Tickets can be purchased at the presale price of $10 from Mama’s Hawaiian Bar-B-Cue or online at http://gethapi. eventbrite.com. Doors open at 5pm on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at The University of Arizona Mall. Attendees can browse the various booths before the program begins at 5:40 for an evening of fun and festivities, which will conclude at 9pm.

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Tucson Craft Beer Destinations Our recommendations for “Tops in Hops!” 1702 1702 E. Speedway Blvd. (520) 325-1702 Why to Try? About 50 beers on tap, both imported and domestic and many more by the bottle. They rotate the list frequently so lots to try at all times. If you fancy a pizza and some great craft brews, try this place. Auld Dubliner 800 E. University (520) 206-0323 Why to Try? More than a wee selection of great craft, Irish and other beers here. Pair up with a boxty in a traditional Irish bar with great music in the center of the University mecca of fun bars and restaurants. B Line 621 N. 4th Avenue (520) 882-7575 Why to Try? Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner AND craft beer! A great 4th Avenue place that you must try for local food and fun. Bison Witches 326 N. 4th Ave (520) 740-1541 Why to Try? 8 beers on tap but 66 in bottles.

Barrio Brewing Company 800 E. 16th St. (520) 329-3606 Why to Try? Excellent local brew pub with 12 of their own on tap. Rustic warehouse décor. Great food. Borderlands Brewing Company 119 E. Toole Ave (520) 261-8773 Why to Try? Excellent local brewery (not brew pub or restaurant) featuring locally brewed, southwestern style beers with natural ingredients. Tap room open from 4pm to 8pm Wed-Sat. Live music 2-3 days a week too! Canyon’s Crown Restaurant & Pub 6958 E. Tanque Verde (520) 885-8277 Why to Try? British Style destination 20 crafts on draft plus about 45+ bottles of beer. Full menu too, both British and American grill. District Tavern 260 E. Congress (520) 792-0081 Why to Try? Cool dive bar in downtown area. Pool, darts, juke, select craft beers and friendly environment.

Downtown Kitchen 135 S. 6th Avenue (520) 623-7700 Why to Try? Not a craft destination per se, but a great place to dine with a few choice beers. Huge signature cocktail menu, full bar, wine. Cool night-time vibe. A true haven for foodies. Dragoon Brewing Company 1859 W. Grant Road (520) 329-3606 Why to Try? Excellent local brewery with tap room service for drinking their 7 brews. Food trucks frequently on site or you can bring your own munchies. Not a late-night place as they close early (8pm). Open Thurs, Fri, Sat. Elliott’s on Congress 135 E. Congress St. (520) 622-5500 Why to Try? Great downtown gathering place. Infused Vodkas and nearly 30 beers by the bottle. Great full menu and live entertainment on some nights. Fox & Hound 7625 N. LaCholla Blvd. (520) 575-1980 Why to Try? Over 100 beers available and 36 on

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tap! If you are looking for a truly gorgeous sports bar, with a full menu, billiards and lots of TVs… this is a great place to try. Frog & Firkin 874 E. University Blvd. (520) 623-7507 Why to Try? 50 bottled beers and 25 more on tap. Near UofA if you’re looking to party with the college crowd. Live entertainment. Full menue with pizza and sandwiches. Gentle Ben’s Brewery 865 E. University Blvd. (520) 624-4177 Why to Try? Excellent local brew pub with 12 of their own creations on tap. Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. (520) 622-8848 Why to Try? Historic, urban, Rock-n-Roller downtown local hot spot. Live music, dining, multiple bars. Good craft selection with over 30 on tap. Wine and cocktails as well. A local favorite destination and hangout. 40 vintage boutique hotel rooms upstairs!


La Cocina 201 N. Court Ave (520) 365-3053 Why to Try? Amazing tree-lit courtyard with live music at night. Rustic, local feel with rotating local craft beers, wine, full bar and great eats. Menu includes apps, salads, tacos and sandwiches. Maynard’s 400 N. Toole Ave (520) 545-0577 Why to Try? Gorgeous and hip, upscale bar and marketplace with excellent Zagat-Rated dining across from Hotel Congress. Watch the trains go by from this wonderfully converted train station. Full bar & wine list with craft beer selection. Mr Heads 513 N. 4th Ave (520) 792-2710 Why to Try? Great local drinkin’ hole with 20 brews on tap and over 100 beers total, plus a wide selection of other liquors. Artsy crowd, eclectic décor makes this a 4th Avenue destination and popular place to soak your, uh…head. Nimbus Bistro & Brewing Company 6464 E. Tanque Verde Rd. (520) 269-6309 Why to Try? Excellent local brew pub. Full menu plus 6 great locally-brewed favorite beers to try. Full bar as well. No Anchovies 870 E. University Blvd (520) 623-3333 Why to Try? Nothin’ fancy. Just great pizza and about 20 craft beers. Great college hangout in the heart of the action on University. Noble Hops 1335 W. Lambert Lane (520) 797-4677 Why to Try? OK, 28 beers on tap and 175 beers from around the world plus a full bar and wine. You can drink here. Huge menu as well of upscale eats. Not barfood. Old Chicago 2960 N. Campbell Ave (520) 327-6200 Why to Try? 20+ taps and 110 beers from around the globe! Full menu with pizzas and pastas, cocktail bar, wines and “Beer Tour” club with bragging rights (and maybe rehab) if you complete the 110 beer tour. O’Malley’s on Fourth 247 N. 4th Ave (520) 623-8600 Why to Try? 16 beers on tap and more in bottles. Irish bar theme. St. Patrick’s stronghold location. Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink 101 E. Pennington St. (520) 882-5550 Why to Try? Great Pizza and 20 craft beers on tap. Full bar and wine selection as well.

RJ’s Replays 5769 E. Speedway Blvd. (520) 495-5136 Why to Try? Cool computerized beer ordering from your table complete with beer info and descriptions. Tons of selection and great sports bar atmosphere! One of the largest selections of craft on tap and in bottles in Tucson. Full menu too. Live music. Sir Veza’s 220 W. Wetmore (520) 888-8226 Why to Try? Great cantina style Mexican cuisine and about 20 craft beers on tap. Dozens more in bottles. Huge southwestern menu too. Ole’! Sir Veza’s 4699 E. Speedway Blvd. (520) 323-8226 Why to Try? Great cantina style Mexican cuisine and about 20 craft beers on tap. Dozens more in bottles. Huge southwestern menu too. Ole’! The Parish 6453 N. Oracle Road (520) 797-1233 Why to Try? A nice gastropub in the north part of town with a nice brew selection of over 20 beers not so common. Live entertainment on the weekends. Full bar. The Shanty 401 E. 9th St. (520) 623-2664 Why to Try? Over 120 beers! Great Euro-import selection! In business since 1937! If you enjoy patio atmosphere, you have your place.

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HUB Restaurant & Creamery 266 E. Congress St. (520) 207-8201 Why to Try? Great selection of about 20 crafts on tap. Wine and cocktails as well. and ice cream shop built-in. Full menu. Kid friendly during days and DJ scene at night. Cool!

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Thunder Canyon Brewery 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. (520) 797-2652 Why to Try? One of two locations. Excellent local brew pub with 30 local brews (normally about 10 or more on tap). Growlers, pony kegs, kegs available as well. Full delicious menu too. Thunder Canyon Brewery 220 E. Broadway Blvd. (520) 396-3480 Why To Try? Their newest of two locations. Huge place with great food and lots of great beers with 30 local brews (normally about 10 or more on tap). Full, delicious menu too. Time Market 444 E. University Blvd. (520) 622-0761 Why to Try? This is a local grocery market with a cool local eats like wood-fired pizza, local baked goods, sandwiches, built-in and popular meeting place. 6 taps for on-site drinking but they stock over 150 brews by the bottle (retail) on hand! Trident Grill 2033 E. Speedway Blvd. (520) 795-5755 Why to Try? 24 brews on tap. Full menu. If you are an active or ex Navy Seal, you already understand the Trident insignia. If not, go there and experience! Union Public House 4340 N. Campbell Ave (520) 329-8575 Why to Try? If you enjoy drinking craft beer in style, this is a good bet. Over 30 crafts on tap and a huge selection of bottled beer plus wine and full bar with signature cocktails. Upscale casual dining with great menu.

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TUCSON LIVE MUSIC SCENE The Boondocks Lounge

(520) 690-0991, 3306 N. 1st Ave.:

Jasper

(520) 577-0326, 6370 N. Campbell Ave., Suite 160: April 18th: Nothen But Jazz April 20th: Sonal www. jaspertucson.com

Old Town Artisans (La Cocina)

(520) 365-3053, 201 N. Court Ave.:

NEON PROPHET April 19th: Neon Prophet April 20th: The Amazing Anna Warr & the Giant Blue Band April 21st: The Amazing Anna Warr & the Giant Blue Band April 22nd: The Bryan Dean Trio April 24th: The Titan Valley Warheads April 25th: Tall Paul Band www.boondockslounge.com

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April 22nd: Har Mar Superstar April 24th: Black Bananas and Vintage Sugar April 26th: Touche, Yardsale Heart and Kaia Chesney April 27th: The Swigs, Love Mound and Hogjaw www.plushtucson.com

Rialto Theatre

(520) 740-1000, 318 E. Congress St.: April 18th: Future April 19th: Rodriguez (Amphitheater) April 19th: Parov Stelar April 20th: Exile on Congress Street w/ Dinosaur Jr. April 21st: The Selecter April 22nd: Band of Horses April 23rd: Ghost B.C. April 27th: Spark the Floor – Hip Hop Xplosion www.rialtotheatre.com

The Rock

(520) 629-9211, 136 N. Park Ave.: April 19th: Bangarang CD release show April 20th: Lethal Dosage’s Four Twenty (Two) Fest April 21st: Bang Tango w/ Dirtnap, Sacred Conspiracy, Newtronn 1 Project and Stay N The Fight

(520) 748-8169, 5954 E. Speedway Blvd.: April 18th: Neon Prophet

April 23rd: Chevy Woods and Berner April 27th: Jake Miller w/ Jake Broido and Ty The Guy www.rocktucson.com

Surly Wench Pub

(520) 882-0009, 424 N. 4th Ave.: April 19th: Copper & Congress, Man on Earth and Gone by Daylight April 20th: Sanctuary April 26th: Poison Lips April 27th: Fineline Revisited www.surlywenchpub.com

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill (520) 670-3697, 4500 N. Oracle Rd., Suite 370: April 18th: Jacob Martin Band April 19th: Marshal Reign April 20th: Marshal Reign www.countrybartucson.com

Tucson Maverick

(520) 298-0430, 6622 E Tanque Verde: April 19th: Flipside April 20th: Flipside www.tucsonmaverick.com

THE GREG MORTON BAND MR. BOOGIE WOOGIE April 19th: Mr. Boogie Woogie April 20th: Neon Prophet www.chicagobartucson.com

Club Congress

(520) 622-8848, 311 E. Congress St.:

April 19th: The Greg Morton Band April 20th: Miss Lana Rebel w/ Kevin Michael Mayfield and Spool Tractor April 21st: Collin Shook Trio April 24th: Collin Shook Trio April 24th: Algae and Tentacles Send Off Tour April 25th: Stefan George April 25th: Bradford Trojan April 26th: The Greg Morton Band www.oldtownartisans.com

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