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Moonlight Madness / Second Saturdays thru September The Titan Missile Museum will help send your name into space during its first of four 2014 cool Saturday summer evening programs, Moonlight MADness. Working with NASA, Titan volunteers will run the Educational Design Challenge (EDC), geared specifically for kids, on Sat., Jun. 14.  Participants who complete the challenge will have their names sent into space as virtual crew members of the first Orion EFT-1 unmanned space flight scheduled for Dec. 2014. In addition, during Moonlight MADness you can see the awesome six-story rocket with eerie

Moonlight MADness takes place the second Saturday of each month from June through September:  Jun. 14, Jul. 12, Aug. 9 and Sep. 13, 2014 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Due to space limitations, reservations are required.  For reservations or more information call 520 625-7736 or e-mail info@ titanmissilemuseum.org.  Admission to MoonlightMADness is free for museum members.

B-SIDE PLAYERS TO ROCK THE SEA OF GLASS WITH GLOBAL AFRO LATIN CONSCIOUS FUNK Monday, June 9th at 7:30pm The B-Side Players are set to bring down the house at The Sea Of Glass— Center For The Arts, Tucson’s newest premier entertainment venue in the 4th Avenue cultural hub.  The B-Side Players are a force to be reckoned with, known for igniting crowds with their fierce rhythms and uplifting message of unity and consciousness, they are a living and breathing cultural art experience for the mind body and soul. Many Tucsonans know and love this San Diego based activist band famous for their scorching musicianship and fierce political

energy.  As the backdrop to their protest lyrics, they incorporate the sounds of Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico and Brazil with the funk, rock, jazz and hip-hop rhythms of their homeland.  B-Side’s sound honors the international cross-pollination that has always made music the universal language, using any beat that catches their ear, regardless of geography or genre, to create a compelling, horndriven, polyrhythmic groove.  They are a true musical melting pot; an amalgamation of world sound backing pro-active lyrics for a revolution towards global unity. Tickets: Age 18 & up = $17 advance / $22 day of show; Age 12-17 = $14 advance / $19 day of show; Age 4-11 = $4; Age 3 & under = FREE. Proceeds benefit the Personality Integration Rehabilitation Program and Avalon Gardens Internships.  The Sea Of Glass—Center For The Arts is located at 330 E. 7th St., Tucson, Arizona.  For tickets or more information call (520) 398-2542 or visit http://theseaofglass. org.   

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green lights on, launch seltzer rockets with MAD Scientists, sample space food, take the astronaut test, explore the Titan missile’s launch control room and more. This special summerevening event features additional kid activities presented by MAD scientists, reduced admission prices ( just $7.00 for each adult, and kids 12 and under are FREE), and the chance to see the missile lit up after dark.

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Under the baton of bandleader Wages Argott, the dynamic, ninepiece Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Band performs an original score of over 200 pieces of music arranged by awardwinning Hollywood and Broadway composers.

An hour before show time, families can come to the arena floor and participate in interactive, up-close circus experiences, the All-Access Pre-show and the brand new Ringmaster Zone.

Free to all ticketholders, the All Access Pre-show allows circus fans to learn juggling and balancing skills, meet the performers of The Greatest Show On Earth, get autographs, take photos and enter to win a one-of-a-kind Pachyderm Painting. For the ultimate circus fan experience, the producers have created a new, exclusive, intimate experience: the Ringmaster Zone. Access to this VIP area is available for an additional fee and offers families an unprecedented look behind the curtain of The Greatest Show On Earth. Fans have the opportunity to walk on the Ringling Red Carpet with Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson and the stars of the show, step inside the Globe of Steel, take photos on the ringmaster’s float and have an up-close elephant encounter.

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RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY® PRESENTS LEGENDSSM Iconic Ringling Bros.® Stars Meet Fabled Mythological Creatures At The Place Where Legends Live — The Greatest Show On Earth®

We searched the world for the best of the best and put them together in an unforgettable show.”

amazing dexterity as they perform intricate maneuvers, including a remarkable five-man high pyramid, while galloping at more than 25 miles per hour in a 46-footdiameter, specially-designed ring.

The extraordinary talent that can only be seen at Ringling Bros. Presents LEGENDS includes: •

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS, an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have captured imaginations for centuries. Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson guides Paulo the Legend Seeker on his quest to discover real, living legends from around the world and presents Paulo’s fantastic discoveries to circus fans everywhere.

Hailing from Great Britain, Alexander Lacey’s special bond with lions, tigers and a majestic leopard allow him to present a legendary mixed cat display that

the human chandelier with all eight performers swinging simultaneously four stories above the arena floor by only the strength of their long tresses. •

From Paraguay, the fearless Torres Family shatters records and dares to achieve the impossible by putting eight family members, including one female rider, on speeding motorcycles inside the

• The Chinese National Acrobatic Troupe from Beijing impresses audiences with a number of diverse acts that include fastpaced hoop diving through astonishingly tall and impossibly narrow hoops, an elegant rolling ballet on bicycles where acrobats perform feats and build an incredible pyramid and breathtaking pole climbers executing flips and twists accompanied by traditional, dancing Chinese lions.

“Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is where legends live, and we constantly ask our audiences to believe in the unbelievable. For this edition we’ve combined a number of mythical themes and stories into a lavish production of sight and sound unlike any show we have ever created,” says Producer Nicole Feld. Mythology meets reality as Paulo encounters the wondrous Pegasus and the amazing Unicorn, as well as circus legends such as big cat presenter Alexander Lacey; the Riders of the Wind Cossack horsemen; and motorcycle daredevils, the Torres Family. They all come together along with a cast spanning 25 countries in a spectacular production.

has garnered him awards from the renowned International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo and The Festival International du Cirque de Massy (France). With each performance, Lacey demonstrates his lifetime dedication to training and caring for these beautiful animals as he showcases their natural agility, strength and the unconditional respect and cooperation they share.

LEGENDS also boasts the largest display of exotic artists in the entire world, magnificent Asian elephants, a twenty-acrobat troupe perched atop only a pair of bicycles and a neverbefore-seen double-wide, high-flying trapeze act.

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An elite super-group of high-flying trapeze artists from the U.S., Brazil, Venezuela and Mexico, The Solar Hawks present a never-beforeseen double-wide flying trapeze act designed specifically for The Greatest Show On Earth. This dream team exhibits precision, stamina, strength and perfect form while attempting four consecutive triple somersaults with only seconds between each release.

The Riders of the Wind thunder into the arena on the backs of thoroughbred horses and are the protectors of the mythological Pegasus and Unicorn. These speeding daredevil Cossack riders display their strength and

• Also hailing from China, the Jade Statues come to life in a graceful display combining elegant choreography, precise timing and coordination with jawdropping diablo juggling skills. The spinning diablos dance in the air like synchronized fountains and are caught by these masterful artists in a unique and memorable performance.

Globe of Steel. Once locked inside the 16-foot globe, they will orbit at an unprecedented 65 miles per hour with only six inches to spare between each rider, avoiding collision by relying on their rigorous accuracy and confidence in each other. •

The Human Lotus Blossoms represent the largest assembly of hair-hanging artists appearing anywhere in the world today. An international array of beautiful “hairialists” from the U.S., Brazil, Bulgaria and Ukraine, they perform mesmerizing acrobatic choreography suspended only by the strands of their hair. The act culminates in

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A heartwarming presentation of showmanship with an animal menagerie ranging from ten to 10,000 pounds can only be found at Ringling Bros. Presents LEGENDS. Treasured Ringling Bros. Asian Elephants, from the largest herd in North America, are presented in an incredible spectacle that cannot be seen anywhere but at Ringling Bros.


COOL SUMMER NIGHTS AT DESERT MUSEUM Thru August 30th Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum stays open after sundown on Saturday evenings all summer long as the nocturnal creatures of The Living Desert come to life.  Look for Museum Docents and Jr. Docents interpreting live animals, celestial desert skies, fluorescent minerals, animal eye shine, Sonoran Desert insects, night sounds, bats, kissing bugs, scorpions, and/or rattlesnakes. You can always dine at one of the museum’s stellar restaurants and enjoy a serenade by Native American flutists. Check out the Cool Summer Nights schedule on desertmuseum.org. Special programming begins at 6 p.m. Event Location: 2021 North Kinney Road 85743 Venue: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum  Time: From: 5:00 pm to 10:00 am. Activities start at 6 pm.  Admission: General Admission (ages 18-64) $19.50. Seniors (65+) $17.50. Youth (13-17) $15.50 Children (4-12) $6. Kids 3 and under: free. Reduced admission coupons not valid for Cool Summer Nights.  Phone: 520-883-2702  Every Saturday

COX MOVIES IN THE PARK BEGIN THIS SUMMER Fridays on June 6 and 20, July 18, Aug. 1, 15 and 29 - movies begin at dusk Reid Park, 900 S. Randolph Way Cox Communications is proud to sponsor the Tucson Movies in the Park this summer in partnership with

Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) at Reid Park, 900 S. Randolph Way. In 2003, Cox started the Movies in the Park program with a projector and a repurposed bed sheet. Now a decade later, Movies in the Park has grown to be a community favorite across Pima and Cochise Counties. Cox invites area residents to bring a blanket or lawn chair and join us for a free movie along with popcorn, soda, food vendors, live music, jumping castles, balloon twisters, and arts and crafts exhibits from area non-profits.   The free events begin Fridays (June 6 and 20, July 18, August 1, 15 and 29) with free activities and a movie showing on a 40-foot screen at dusk. The park will be filled with entertainment for all ages and an array of food trucks to provide delicious movie snacks.   June 6 “Adventures of Tin Tin,” directed by Steven Spielberg                                           June 20 “We Bought a Zoo,” directed by Cameron Crowe and starring Matt Da mon                                                                          July 18 “How to Train Your Dragon,” produced by DreamWorks Animation, starring Jonah Hill and Kristen Wiig                                                      Aug. 1 “Chronicles of Narnia:  Voyage of the Dawn Treader,” starring Ben Barnes, Skandar Keynes and Georgie Henley   Aug. 15 “Night at the Museum,” starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Robin Williams                                                                      Aug. 29 “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” produced by DreamWorks Animation, starring Ariel at the Titan Missile Museum Winter and Stephen Colbert   Online: www.saaca.org Phone: (520) 797-3959 5-9pm Last tour begins @ 8pm

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as America’s Best Secret Garden by Reader’s Digest, is an urban oasis in the heart of Tucson featuring a 5 ½ acre collection of 17 specialty gardens. It is located at 2150 N. Alvernon Way. For more information, call (520) 326-9686, Ext. 10, email info@ tucsonbotanical.org or visit www. tucsonbotanical.org.

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MAMA’S HAWAIIAN BBQ TO SPONSOR SUMMER SOLSTICE LUAU June 21st at Arizona Hops and Vines in Sonoita Mama’s Hawaiian Bar B Cue in conjunction with Arizona Hops and Vines is proud to present the Summer Solstice Luau, Pig Roast and Bonfire on June 21, 2014 at Arizona Hops and Vines 3450 Highway 82 in Sonoita! There will be a bonfire to celebrate the Summer Solstice, complete with fire dancers, Hawaiian Music, and Hawaiian Food from Mama’s Hawaiian Bar B Cue. The $20 entry fee includes a wine tasting glass, six wine tasting tickets, and food. Mama’s Hawaiian BBQ was started in 2010. Mama’s menu features traditional Hawaiian Plate lunches and dinners, homemade desserts, and daily specials.

ENDLESS SUMMER FUN AT TUCSON BOTANICAL GARDENS  Early Bird Weekends Every Saturday and Sunday, JuneSept. Mindful Walking Starting at 6am The Gardens will open its gates starting at 6am for morning walkers to enjoy the garden setting and a little exercise before it gets too hot!  Admission is suggested donation only until 7am. After 7am, $8/adults, members are free.

Breakfast at Cafe Botanica 6:30am-11am After a lovely walk, stop by Café Botanica for a delicious breakfast featuring items made with eggs from our very own flock and other homemade dishes.   Café Botanica Summer Hours and Menus Café Botanica will be shifting its hours and menus to reflect the summer season. Starting June 2nd the cafe will be serving breakfast Monday-Friday 6:30am-11am and a light lunch menu 11am-2pm. As previously mentioned the weekend (Saturday & Sunday) will offer breakfast from 6:30am-noon and lunch 11am-2pm. Dog Days of Summer Every Tuesday and Thursday June-September during Garden Hours We’re once again celebrating Dog Days of Summer by opening our gates to leashed dogs. These furry visitors now have the opportunity to enjoy our Urban Oasis in the heart of the city. Dog Admission $3, or buy a Dog Membership for $20 For $20 you’ll receive: Unlimited all day Tuesday/Thursday admission for your dog during the summer months (June through September) Regular dog admission is $3 per visit, making this a $40 savings! A special canine membership card with ring that can be attached to any collar or leash. Additional dog members may be added for only $10 each. Dog memberships can be purchased in the Gardens Gift Shop or by calling (520) 326-9686, Ext 13.    Twilight Thursdays June-September, 5-8pm $8 Adults, $4 children 4-12, Free to members Enjoy summer nights at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Every Thursday

we’ll be open until 8pm for guests to enjoy the lovely garden setting without the intense summer sun. Café Botanica will be open and serving dinner form 5pm-8pm. Guests are welcome to bring in their own dinner and picnic in the Gardens.  Admission to the Gardens is free with dinner reservation. Twilight Thursday – Alien Edition July 31st Enjoy all of the perks of our latenight hours PLUS fun family activities and entertainment focused around our Alien Invasion: Of The Plant Kind exhibit. Guests will enjoy alieninspired crafts, food and drink options, a guided tour of the Alien Invasion exhibit and more!   Bite! Carnivorous Plant Exhibit June 9th – August Even though the butterflies aren’t occupying the greenhouse this summer, something else is lurking behind the glass enclosure. Introducing, Bite! An up-close look at the fascinating world of predator plants.    Adenium Exhibit Starting June 16th Adeniums, commonly known Desert Rose or Karoo Rose are thick-stemmed succulent plants that take interesting shapes and bloom extravagantly in bright colors.  The Gardens will display a temporary exhibit of Adeniums from June 16th to August 31st.  Don’t miss these special plants while they are flowering!     Weird Plant Sale Members Only Night, Friday June 6 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Public Sale, Saturday June 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit the Gardens quirky once-a-year sale devoted to oddball plants and strange pottery. Join us and a variety

of specialty vendors as we showcase crazy plant selections and the opportunity to ask detailed questions about the fun and funky plants offered. The Weird Plant Sale focuses on rare, unusual or downright strange cacti and succulents.  A selection of offbeat, locally hand-made pottery is also featured.  Pick the perfect weird pot for your weird plant. Refreshments will be on sale through the event.   Sunset Saturdays Fourth Saturday of the month 5-8pm $9 Adults, $5 Members, $4 children 4-12 Join us for a fun- filled evening once a month, featuring food, drinks, live music and fun.  Sunset Saturdays at the Gardens will host a diverse lineup of local musicians; Café Botanica will have delicious, local fare available for purchase, Isabella’s Ice cream truck will be back serving refreshing and unique flavors and a beer and wine will be available for purchase. This is the perfect evening setting for a date, family outing, night with friends or anything in between. June 28th Jeff Grubric Trio (Jazz) July 26th DJ Michael McCune (Decades of Pop hits) August 23rd Comanche (Trip-hop sounds) Sept 27th Antler Room (Folk Duo)     Summer Hours & Admission Open 7 Days a week (abbreviated hours on July 4th)   June – Sept: 7am – 4:30pm Summer admission cost: $8 for adults (age 13+), $7 senior/student/military, $4 children 4-12, $3 dogs (Tuesdays/ Thursdays only), free for children under 4. Members are free.   Tucson Botanical Gardens, designated

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Oct. 4 - Cross Cut Saw                                                    Blues

Crosscut Saw is a dynamic blues and rock band with original music and July 5 - Greg Spivey Band                                                            unique interpretations of blues and rock classics, with some of the best Country musicianship anywhere. The group includes Ray Buckwich on lead vocals, Greg Spivey has been entertaining Jeff Engelbert on guitars and vocals, Southern Arizonans for years. His Rick Canchola on bass and Tony current four piece ensemble is one of the most sought after groups in Tucson Murray on drums and vocals. and surrounding areas. Spivey’s sense Marana Concerts in the Park of humor will keep audiences laughing while his music keeps them dancing. With a mix of current and older country, When: First Saturday of each month from May to October, beginning at 7 and some classic rock and roll thrown in, audiences are guaranteed to have a p.m. Where: Crossroads at Silverbell Park, great time.                              7548 N. Silverbell Road Cost: Free Aug. 2 - Larry Redhouse  Online: www.saaca.org Phone: (520) 797-3959 Piano jazz fusion The Larry Redhouse Trio is led by Navajo pianist Larry Redhouse, an indigenous American musician performing America’s original art form - jazz. His trio music has matured with a distinctively modern jazz sound, incorporating elements of straightahead jazz, Latin and funk styles into unique heart-felt interpretations of jazz standards and brilliant, soul-stirring originals. Redhouse has led groups that have opened for such notable jazz musicians as Chick Corea, Terence Blanchard and Donald Harrison. The trio has also performed at The Smithsonian Museum, The Kennedy Center Jazz Club, The Steinway Peace Piano Concert and The Grenoble Jazz Festival in France. 

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BEACH BLANKET BEE-BOP AT GASLIGHT THEATRE Thru June 8th Catch the sun and surf with the colorful crew of Gaslight Theatre for a comedy stages in Surfside, California during the 1960’s.  There will be fun, romance and music for all. Event Location: 7010 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85710  Venue: Gaslight Theatre  Time: check website for times  Admission: Adults $18.50 plus tax, Students & Military $16.50 plus tax, Children (under 12) $8.50 plus tax  Phone: 520-886-9428 

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum stays open after sundown on Saturday evenings all summer long as the nocturnal creatures of The Living Desert come to life.  Look for Museum Docents and Jr. Docents interpreting live animals, celestial desert skies, fluorescent minerals, animal eye shine, Sonoran Desert insects, night sounds, bats, kissing bugs, scorpions, and/or rattlesnakes. You can always dine at one of the museum’s stellar restaurants and enjoy a serenade by Native American flutists. Check out the Cool Summer Nights schedule Sept. 6 - Tesoro                                             on       desertmuseum.org.                                Special programming begins at 6 p.m. Latin Event Location: 2021 North Kinney Road 85743, Tucson, AZ 85743  Founded in 2000, Tesoro has a unique Venue: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum  sound that captivates even the most Time: From: 5:00 PM to 10:00 AM. sophisticated flamenco purists and Activities start at 6 p.m.  enthusiasts. With rock, blues and jazz Admission: General Admission (ages style, Tesoro takes flamenco fusion to a new level, with influences from Mana, 18-64) $19.50. Seniors (65+) $17.50. Youth (13-17) $15.50 Children (4-12) The Gipsy Kings and The Buena Vista $6. Kids 3 and under free. Reduced Social Club. Their sound is dynamic, admission coupons not valid for Cool energetic and romantic. The group Summer Nights.  includes Manuel Iñigo on lead vocals Phone: 520-883-2702  and percussion, Justin Fernandez Every Saturday on guitar and vocals, Brian Scott on guitar, Gabriel Kaiser on drums and Andrew McClarron on bass, vocals and percussion.

TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART – ROSE CABAT AT 100: A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION OF CERAMICS Thru September 14th Tucson Museum of Art celebrates the artistry of Rose Cabat--an American studio ceramicist living in Tucson. Considered one of the most important ceramic artists of the Mid-century Modernist movement, Cabat is best known for her innovative glazes on small porcelain pots called “feelies” which she developed in the 1960s. Her organic forms often resemble the shape of onions and figs, and her glazes range from organic to jewel tones. This exhibition will be a survey of her different styles from the 1960s until the present to celebrate the year of her 100th birthday.

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA MUSEUM OF ART LAUNCHES SPACE ART EXHIBITION Thru July 4th A new exhibition at the University of Arizona Museum of Art titled, Robert McCall’s Universe, showcases selected paintings and drawings by NASA’s foremost space artist. The exhibition, which is open to the public, starts March 14 and continues through July 4. From a six-story high mural in the National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C, to US postage stamps and astronaut mission patches, McCall’s work includes hundreds of paintings as well as illustrations for NASA, numerous national magazines, and for such seminal films as Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Robert McCall’s Universe is part of the series, An Unfolding Legacy, a celebration of 90 years of art exhibits on the University campus. The Unfolding Legacy series began in November 2013 and will continue through March 2015. It showcases masterworks from its permanent collection in a series of 19 changing exhibitions and two ongoing exhibitions.

The University of Arizona Museum of Art is located on the UA campus at the SE corner of Speedway and Park. Museum hours are: Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4:00 p.m.; closed Mondays and University holidays. Admission is $5/adults; free for members; ages 18 & under; students, active military and UA employees with ID. Additional information: www. artmuseum.arizona.edu phone: 520621-7567

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BROADWAY IN TUCSON: JERSEY BOYS June 17th – 22nd at Centennial Hall Broadway in Tucson presents this Tony Award®-winning Best Musical about rock-and-roll Hall of Famers ‘The Four Seasons’ at UA Centennial Hall. Event Location: 1020 E University Blvd. Venue: Centennial Hall  Time: Tue-Thur, 7:30PM, Fri, 8:00PM, Sat, 2:00PM & 8:00PM, Sun, 1:00PM & 6:30PM  Phone: 1-800-745-3000 Ticketmaster

Elementary workshops and adult classes are also available and are held at Ballet Arts Studios on Tucson Boulevard. The faculty consists of Ballet Tucson’s outstanding artistic staff and professional dancers. In addition, master teachers are brought in from prestigious companies and schools to offer students the exposure to broaden the scope of their dance education. A final performance will be presented at the close of the workshop at the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre. Students who have attended the entire workshop have the opportunity to perform original choreography and classical repertoire. This year’s workshop performance will take place on Saturday, June 21 at 3:30 pm at the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre.

RONNIE MILSAP LIVE AT FOX TUCSON THEATRE June 13th at 7:30pm The Fox Tucson Theatre presents a concert featuring Ronnie Milsap with his simple and plaintive sounds of country. His voice is well capable of singing blues, R&B, pop and rock sounds, and his 40 chart-topping hits cover a wider stylistic terrain than any other superstar of country music. Fox Tucson Theatre  7 W. Congress St. 520-547-3040 

BALLET TUCSON’S 29TH ANNUAL SUMMER DANCE WORKSHOP Thru June 21st The Ballet Tucson Annual Summer Dance Workshop in cooperation with the University of Arizona School of Dance was established in 1986 to provide the serious dance student the opportunity to train and perform in a professional environment. Housed in the UA dance facility, the intensive workshop offers training for all levels. Curriculum includes intermediate and advanced level of study of ballet technique, pointe, jazz, and modern dance. Special classes are offered in tap, Russian character dance, stage make-up, classical variations, conditioning and choreography.

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Elementary classes for ages 5 ½ - 7, are held three days a week (Mon/Wed/ Fri) from 9am – 12noon, in the safety of the Ballet Arts Studios at 200 S. Tucson Boulevard.  Junior/Advanced Levels are held for 3-6 days per week in the University of Arizona, Ina Gittings dance department studios.   For more experienced dancers who wish to gain more knowledge and learn a better proficiency in a variety of disciplines, a Teen/Adult program is also offered. For more information call 520.903.1445 or download the Summer Dance Workshop brochure at www.issuu.com/ ballettucson. For more information, please visit www.ballettucson.org

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Jamie Foxx’s Top 10 movies “White House Down” (2013): Foxx and Channing Tatum have terrific camaraderie as the under-siege president and a Secret Service wannabe.

“Law Abiding Citizen” (2009): Foxx plays it relatively straight-laced as a Philadelphia prosecutor locked in a battle of wits with a clever convict (Gerard Butler) who’s still orchestrating murders. “The Soloist” (2009): As a troubled man who’s also an expert musician, Foxx has many traits to master in this true story, and he does it superbly.

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“The Kingdom” (2007): Foxx’s take-charge performance in this espionage adventure stands out, since at another time in his career, he’d likely have gotten the amusing sidekick role instead. Here, he reconfirms his current Hollywood status.

“Dreamgirls” (2006): The women remain central in the screen version of the hit stage musical, but Foxx still shines as the manager who manipulates them both in and out of the spotlight.

‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ ~ Loved the premise, didn’t love the result. MacFarlane is talented, but the movie is too long and the jokes too juvenile. Grade: C-

“Miami Vice” (2006): As iconic as Philip Michael Thomas was in his 1980s television portrayal of cool police detective Ricardo Tubbs, Foxx reworks the role and makes it his own.

“Jarhead” (2005): Foxx plays it effectively rugged again as the sergeant in charge of untested Marines on duty in the Middle East.

‘Blended’ ~Why, oh why do I continue to see Adam Sandler movies? Crate this one off and send it to a far away African plain. Grade: D

“Ray” (2004): Short of occupying the music legend’s body, Foxx becomes Ray Charles in the sterling performance that earned him an Oscar.

“Ali” (2001): Foxx is solid as Drew “Bundini” Brown, Muhammad Ali’s right-hand man.

“Any Given Sunday” (1999): Foxx made an impressive crossover to drama – and held his own against Al Pacino, no less – as a showy, overly ambitious pro football player.

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‘Godzilla’ ~The visual effects are top-notch, but there is something about the cheesy quality of the original that cannot be matched. Grade: BPrize Big Surf Phillys Boulders on Broadway Skateland

‘Maleficent’ ~ Bad acting, strange script and so-so special effects add up to a somewhat enjoyable outcome. A different take on a familiar story. Grade: C‘Million Dollar Arm’ ~ While well acted, there is little new to offer with this traditional

“underdog” sentimental sports flick not seen in countless others. Grade: C+ ‘Neighbors’ ~ A moderately funny and moderately touching 96 minute raunch fest with actors (Efron and Byrne) that deserve better. Grade: C ‘The Amazing Spiderman 2’ ~ I think Spidey needs to take a break. Not that this is a bad film, but he has overstayed his welcome. Grade: B‘The Other Woman’ ~ Starts off promising, then turns into a silly, unbelievable romp. A waste of such a talented cast. Grade: C+ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ ~ In a season w/ superheroes & comic book characters, this stands out from the rest, and is the best in its own franchise. A winner! Grade: A

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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 wellrounded overview of this weekend’s new releases.

STAN ROBINSON

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Stan Robinson’s reviews reflect the insights of an insider. With over 20 years of film and television production experience, Stan uses his behind-thescenes expertise to survey a film’s technical attributes and considers the challenges that had to be overcome in order to cinematically present a story. E-mail him at Movies@StanRobinson.org.

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Randy Montgomery’s reactions reveal the emotional intuition of an average moviegoer. With a master’s degree in counseling and education, Randy grounds his opinions in a unique combination of both a movie’s surface entertainment value and its ability to affect him on an even deeper level. E-mail him at Randyjay7694@yahoo.com.

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‘Willow Creek’

James McAvoy plays a corrupt cop who manipulates and hallucinates his way through a bid to secure a promotion and win back his wife and daughter. (R - 97 minutes)

Alexie Gilmore and Bryce Johnson play a young couple that ventures into the woods in search of Bigfoot and makes a terrifying discovery. (NR - 77 minutes)

Joseph: Witnessing human debauchery on film can be quite amusing. And “Filth” has - as its title warns - more than its fair share of human debauchery. However, what writer/director Jon S. Baird forgets to do is make any of it even remotely funny therefore the new crime comedy does little more than leave a bad taste in your mouth.

Herb: This moderately amusing entry into the found-footage/faux investigative horror genre puts a couple tracking Bigfoot in some sticky situations. Not much new here, but the film is entertaining in light of the recent reality TV shows that track similar obsessed cryptozoology fiends in their quest for acceptance by the science community.

HERB STRATFORD

Joseph J. Airdo’s remarks represent the analytical perspective. A producer of, and film columnist for, “Breakthrough Entertainment,” a talk radio show airing 9 a.m. to Noon Saturdays on KPHX 1480 AM that shines a spotlight on the practical perspectives of the topics and themes explored in movies. E-mail him at joseph. airdo@gmail.com.

‘For No Good Reason’

Herb Stratford’s perspective on film is story first. Herb watches thousands of films a year as he programs the Napa Valley film fest in Napa, CA. Catch Herb on KVOI 1030 AM’s ‘Wake Up Tucson’ radio show every Friday morning at 7:30am, KVOA-TV (NBC), and KMSB-TV (Fox) every Thursday. Email him at Herb@ artsandcultureguy.com

Johnny Depp pays a visit to Ralph Steadman, the renowned artist and the last of the original Gonzo visionaries who worked alongside Hunter S. Thompson. (R - 89 minutes) Stan: Providing that trip down memory lane for those of us who were coming of age in the 60s & 70s and aware of the works of Ralph Steadman, this docu-drama captures the visit of Johnny Depp with Ralph Steadman. It’s the envy of this reviewer to have the opportunity to experience first hand the humor, wit, insight, and his creative expertise at work, and ‘good reason’ to see the film a 2nd time. Herb: An engaging look at artist/ illustrator Ralph Steadman’s long career, the film goes deep on the long-time near brotherhood between the artist and author Hunter S. Thompson. I was intrigued by Steadman’s earliest work, which railed against the 1970’s political landscape, which was both striking for its brutal honesty and near scandalous content.

Stan Robinson on Twitter! For the latest box office totals all weekend long, late breaking movie news, ‘Who’s hot’ with industry ‘Buzz’, and commentary on movies, personalities, and an insider’s ‘take’ on film industry business affecting salaries, production budgets, and more, follow Stan on twitter: https://twitter.com/NikitaAtSection~ @ NikitaAtSection

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During the summer in Tucson, to keep your cool sometimes we really have to get out of town now and then and jump in a lake, river or stream. Arizona has some of the most amazing outdoor escapes that aren’t too far or too expensive to get to. Roosevelt Lake, the largest lake in central AZ, has dramatic mountain and canyon views all around its 112mile shoreline. The spring water is still cold and refreshing across the 17,000 acre surface of the lake. Whether you prefer to sightsee, fish, swim or partake in water sporting activities; this lake has it all for a weekend of fun. We caught many catfish right off the shore of camp and witnessed many different kinds of wildlife including the majestic Night Herrings that soared over the surface of the water at dawn and dusk. There are solar powered camp sites, shaded BBQ areas and nice lakeshore beaches to pitch a tent and relax for the weekend (primitive camping), most of which allow you to

launch your boat directly from camp. If you are in need of boat or watersport rental gear stop by the marina where it’s all happening, or for busy holidays and weekends make reservations to ensure your water sport fun will be ready and waiting when you arrive. You can also check out the website rlmaz. com for more information, directions, prices and boat rental details. Many of the sites are much more crowded than others, I chose to stay at the Windy Hill camp area and it was private and peaceful, many other areas were packed and full of Memorial Day excitement. There is a great visitors center for tourist goodies and information as well, if you have never been here stop by to help plan your getaway and make the most of your days! So get your sunscreen, camera, family and friends (dogs are welcome, just clean up after them) to head out on a lake side adventure this summer!

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Catalina State Park’s Popular Outdoor Concerts Continue June through December Catalina State Park’s popular concert series on the first Saturday of the month will continue from June through December 2014. Visitors will enjoy an evening concert amid the beautiful landscapes of Catalina State Park. The concerts will be held at the main trailhead at Catalina State Park. Guests should bring a chair, food and water. The Friends of Catalina State Park will provide FREE popcorn during the concerts. The concerts could be canceled if severe weather occurs. Schedule: June 7 at 7 p.m. - Annon and the Late Show ( jazzed R&B); Food vendor will be on hand. July 5 at 6:30 p.m. - Fried Squirrel (60s folk music) August 2 at 7 p.m. - Vision Across The Range (western & native American folk) September 6 at 6 p.m. - Annon and the Late Show ( jazzed R&B) October 4 at 5 p.m. - Guitar Lounge (cowboy jazz, neo-folk, easy blues) November 1 at 4:30 p.m. - Saguaro Sunset Bluegrass Band (bluegrass) December 6 at 3 p.m. - The Jim Howell Band (country, rock, soul/blues)

The Friends of Catalina State Park (FOCSP) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to promote the interests of Catalina State Park, to mobilize support for park projects and activities and to raise funds for the Park. If you like to hike, to cycle, to camp, or to ride the trails at Catalina State Park; if you enjoy the nature programs with the live snakes, gila monsters, and other wild animals; or if you simply enjoy the Park’s boulder terrain and mountain vistas, join the Friends of Catalina State Park. For more information about the Friends of Catalina State Park visit friendscsp.org. For more information about the concerts call Catalina State Park at (520) 628-5798 or visit AZStateParks. com/parks/CATA. Catalina State Park’s Entrance Fee is $7 per vehicle (up to four adults). Primitive to full hookup camping sites are available at a fee of $15 to $30 depending on the type of camping site needed. Catalina State Park is located on State Highway 77 (Oracle Road) at mile marker 81, just nine miles north of Tucson and six miles north of Ina Road. Photos courtesy of Arizona State Parks

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Race leader parked for aggressive driving Reuschenberg wins action-packed Super feature By Kristi O’Brien The temperature was not the only thing sizzling at Tucson Speedway’s Summer Sizzle event on Saturday. As the saying goes, “Rubbin’s Racin’” and when that’s the case, everyone has someone to blame. But, ultimately, it is up to track officials to determine the aggressor, and Brandon Schilling got the call during the 103-lap Super Late Model main event. Schilling took the lead on lap two from his fifth-place starting position. By lap 10,

Schilling had opened up a comfortable lead on Scott Reuschenberg and Ned Champine battling for second. Struggling with a loose setup, Jeff Spencer spun his 00 car bringing out the caution and closing the gap. Reuschenberg made a run to the inside of Schilling on the 22nd lap. Contact was made, but both drivers were able to maintain control, sparing the caution. Again the two found themselves battling for the lead on lap 40, this time sending Rueschenberg spinning in turn three.

Racing resumed on lap 50, with Ron Norman trying to take the top spot from Schilling. Norman headed to the inside to pass Schilling, contact was made, sending Norman hard into the turn three wall. The incident set off a chain reaction behind them collecting Mike Foster and Spencer in the wreckage. Track officials faulted Schilling for the incident, black-flagging the No. 20 for the remainder of the race. Norman said Schilling hit him in the right rear after he had cleared him. According to Schilling, it was a case of close racing and that he simply held his line. Officials saw the situation differently and Schilling was told to park it. Reuschenberg went on to take the checkered flag, with Rick Butler in second and Tim Blodgett in third. Mariah McGriff and Brian Harrington Jr. rounded out the top five. Along with his appreciation to his sponsors, Reuschenberg credits his 4-year-old son, Corbin, and his wife, Eileen, for being his “absolute champs” in the pits and supporting his racing endeavors. Tony Helm led a field of Hornets to the green flag for the main event. Randy Dowty and Brandon Olds put on a show as they battled for second. In the end, there was no change to the top three with Helm taking the win. Ryan Pagano came in fourth with Allen Dowty fifth. Loren Sheffield sat on the pole for the Pro Stock feature race with John Nahoopii outside front row. Ken Hunt and Jeremy Smith took over second and third early on leaving Nahoopii to battle for fourth with Jason Davis. The close battle raged between the top three cars with Smith taking the lead. Hunt took second on lap 10. Sheffield rounded out the top three. Davis and Nahoopii completed the leader board.

David Levitt led a field of Modifieds around to the green flag. Keith Lopez took over the lead on lap 10. Points leader Bob Cramb began closing the gap on Lopez by the 14th lap, but lost ground after getting stuck behind a lapped car. With five to go, Cramb took over the lead, Lopez came in second. Will Hunholz, Ned Champine and Levitt rounded out the top five. The Late Model Road Runner 50 will be Saturday. Also featured will be Pro Stocks, Hornets and X-Mods. Front gates open at 5 p.m. Racing starts at 7 p.m. For ticket information and directions, visit www.tucsonspeedway.com, or call (520) 762-1600 Full main event results Hornet — 1. Tony Helm; 2. Randy Dowty; 3. Brandon Olds; 4. Ryan Pagano; 5. Allen Dowty; 6. Cody Ashcraft; 7. Brian Bertie; DNS - Kyle Milberg; and DNS - Steve Bickford. Pro Stock — 1. Jeremy Smith; 2. Ken Hunt; 3. Loren Sheffield; 4. Jason Davis; 5. John Nahoopii; 6. Ray Mros; 7. Bill Welch; 8. Harry Fowler; 9. Gene Preson; 10. Zoram Ruiz; 11. David Perkins; DNS - Al Peters; and DNS - Shane Parker. Modifieds — 1. Bob Cramb; 2. Keith Lopez; 3. Will Hunholz; 4. Ned Champine; 5. David Levitt; 6. Don Zoll Jr.; 7. Jeff Bennett; 8. Joshua Davis; 9. Loren Sheffield; 10 Bobby Babers; and DNS - PJ Megna. Super Late Model — 1. Scott Reuschenberg; 2. Rick Butler; 3. Tim Blodgett; 4. Mariah McGriff; 5. Brian Harrington Jr.; 6. John Lashley; 7. Ned Champine; 8. Ron Norman; 9. Mike Foster; 10. Brandon Schilling; 11. Jeff Spencer; 12. Cassie Gannis; and DNS - Rick Bogart.

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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. Barrio Brewing Company 800 E. 16th St. (520) 791-2739 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. Dante’s Fire 2526 E Grant Rd Tucson, AZ 85716 (520) 382 – 9255 Supporting our Flagstaff Brewery. Lumberyard Pilsner - This Week $4 for Happy Hour 4-7 & 11-2am 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 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, Rockn-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! 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! 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. Maloney’s on 4th 213 N. 4th Ave Ave (520) 388-0355 Maloney’s occupies the hot corner of 4th Avenue with 3 clubs in one building (Maloney’s, The Wreck, The Warehouse) but if craft beer is your fancy, you’ll want to enjoy Maloney’s.  There are 42 craft and imported beers on tap with 2-4-1 deals during happy hour on imports and crafts, 7 days a week, 4-7pm.  Great food too which makes Maloney’s a great spot to start out the night and then migrate to their other clubs and party into the night.

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. Monterey Court 505 W. Miracle Mile (520) 207-2429 This hidden gem is a remarkably innovative venue that hosts fun beer tastings every Friday 5-7 pm with AZ microbreweries, and offers 8 craft brews on tap and a constantly rotating stock of great craft beers. Upscale cafe with delicious food, full bar, signature cocktails and select wines is onsite plus free live music 6 nights a week. Upcoming performances are listed on the website at www.montereycourtaz.com 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. 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. Plaza Liquors 2642 N. Campbell Ave (520) 327-0452 A craft beer wonderland for packaged goods. If you like trying new beers, hard to get beers, seasonals, or exotic bombers, you should put

Plaza Liquors on your list of great craft beer retailers. The store is not huge but the selection is. You can also mix and match your own six pack, which is really great. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and happy to help novice beer buyers find the tastes they like. 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 4699 E. Speedway Blvd. (520) 323-8226 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’! Sky Bar 536 N. 4th Ave (520) 622-4300 Sky bar is a 100% solar powered cafe by day and astronomy themed bar by night with nightly viewing of the cosmos through our telescopes on the patio. Featuring 20 draft beers, award winning cocktails, espresso, and tea. When you need a place to imbibe, Sky bar is the place to indulge. Come down and drink in the stars. Tap & Bottle 403 N. 6th Ave (520) 344-8999 An all-around local favorite with TONS of selection for beer on tap and by the bottle. Check out their online calendar for special events such as DJ nights, educational sessions, food truck visitations and tap takeovers. Over 20 brands on tap and the selection changes constantly. Huge selection of beer by the bottle served ice cold from the cooler too. Great place to find craft beers you would not find in most places. 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! You’ll love the patio atmosphere! Thunder Canyon Brewery 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. (520) 797-2652 Why to Try? One of two locations. Excellent local brewpub with 12 of their own beers on tap including cask conditioned and barrel aged beers. Growlers and kegs are 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 old warehouse in the heart of downtown with great food and 40 craft beers on tap. Full menu and bar. 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. Zona 78 7301 E. Tanque Verde Rd. (520) 296-7878 78 W. River Rd. (520) 888-7878 A pair of great, full-service restaurants with artisan pizza, Italian specialties and a nice craft beer selection. Voted Tucson’s Best Casual Dining Restaurant. Zona features a nice selection of popular and locally-brewed brands such as Borderlands and Dragoon.

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TUCSON LIVE MUSIC SCENE The Boondocks Lounge (520) 690-0991, 3306 N. 1st Ave.: Wed Jun 4 The Titan Valley Warheads Thu Jun 5 Ed Delucia Trio Fri Jun 6 The Amazing Anna Warr & The Giant Blue Band Sat Jun 7 Amosphere Mon Jun 9 The Bryan Dean Trio www.boondockslounge.com

Borderlands Brewing Co. (520) 261-8773, 119. E. Toole Ave. Thu Jun 5 Peter Biedermann Fri Jun 6 Chris Andrews Sat Jun 7 Aztral Folk Duo Thu Jun 12 Two-Door Hatchback www.borderlandsbrewing.com

Chicago Bar (520) 748-8169, 5954 E. Speedway Blvd.: Wed Jun 4 Bad News Blues Band Thu Jun 5 Neon Prophet Fri Jun 6 AmoSphere Sat Jun 7 Neon Prophet Sun Jun 8 Reggae Sundays Mon Jun 9 The Ronstadts Tue Jun 10 The Jive Bombers www.chicagobartucson.com

Club Congress (520) 622-8848, 311 E. Congress St.: Wed Jun 4 Ramblin’ Jack Elliott w/ Howe Gelb Thu Jun 5 Uh Huh Her Fri Jun 6 Andrew Collberg w/ Mute Swan & AZ 77 Sun Jun 8 Painted Palms w/ Shy Boys & Mellow Bellow Tue Jun 10 The Mowgli’s w/ Finish Ticket

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Monterey Court (520) 207-2429, 505 West Miracle Mile Wed Jun 4 Peter McLaughlin & Alvin Blaine Thu Jun 5 River Monks Fri Jun 6 Bish, Wally Lawder & Acoustic Sky Sat Jun 7 The Coolers, Swingset Tue Jun 10 Dueling Pianos www.montereycourtaz.com

Plush (520) 798-1298, 340 E. 6th St.: TBD www.plushtucson.com

Rialto Theatre (520) 740-1000, 318 E. Congress St.: Wed Jun 4 Neon Trees Pop Psychology Tour Sat Jun 7 Mix Madness w/ DJ Enferno www.rialtotheatre.com

RJ’s Replays Sports Pub and Grub (520) 495-5136, 5769 E. Speedway Blvd.:

(520) 629-9211, 136 N. Park Ave.: Wed Jun 4 The Shell Corporation Sat Jun 7 The Supervillians at The Hut Sun Jun 8 Pinata Protest www.rocktucson.com

Sky Bar (520) 622-4300, 536 N. 4th Ave. Tucson, Arizona 85705 Thu Jun 5 Copper & Congress, Fire & Gold Belly Dance Fri Jun 6 Hot Era! Sat Jun 7 DJ KBK Tue Jun 10 Tom Walbank, Naim Amor www.skybartucson.com

Surly Wench Pub (520) 882-0009, 424 N. 4th Ave.: Fri Jun 6 Black Cherry Burlesque Sat Jun 7 Border Barons, Musk Hog www.surlywenchpub.com

Tucson Maverick (520) 298-0430, 6622 E Tanque Verde: Fri Jun 6 Flipside Sat Jun 7 Flipside www.tucsonmaverick.com

Tucson Jazz Society (520) 903-1265 / 2777 N. Campbell Ave. Suite #206 Fri Jun 6 Sly Slipetsky @ McMahon’s Sat Jun 7 Jeff Lewis Quartet at Cushing St. www.TucsonJazz.org

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