Tonight our town's unique nightlife offers two good reasons to overthrow your Friday after-work routine, and still enjoy lots of yummy beers and comestibles with your pals.
Loft Staff Selects is a new series kicking off tonight at the Loft Cinema. They're handing over the wheel to the staff for one night a month, letting them program the movie of their choice. The series starts with Tobe Hooper's (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) 1986 action-packed remake of Invaders From Mars, starring Louise Fletcher, Hunter Carson, and the recently deceased cult actress Karen Black. Trust me, any movie that features Louise Fletcher in full Nurse Ratched mode gulping down a living, breathing, squirming frog is worth watching.
Almost anywhere you put your foot down here, especially anywhere downtown, you're in the footsteps of a good four or five thousand years of folks who led the way. Preservation archaeologist and digital-media specialist Doug Gann reveals what we know about what's underfoot in a presentation "You Are Here: Virtual Tucson" at 7 p.m. tonight at Maker House, 283 N. Stone Ave.
Everybody's favorite professor of (insert any humanities, classics or anthropology course-name here), David Soren, dishes on everybody's favorite director of movies that wake you up screaming, Alfred Hitchcock, at 1 p.m., today, at the Loft Cinema, for a special screening of the master's Saboteur.
Sid Hirsh, of Hirsch's Shoes of Tucson, presents "All You Want to Know About Shoes and More," from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 25. Hirsch's Shoes has been in business since 1954. The free talk takes place at Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. Call 594-5225 for more info.
SlutWalk has returned, and this year it begins at the UA Women's Plaza of Honor next to Centennial Hall, 4:30 p.m. with a march starting at 5 p.m. and ending at Fluxx Studio and Gallery off Fourth Avenue.
SlutWalk is a protest, a rally, and a demonstration of frustration and anger. We are protesting the blaming of victims of sexual violence. NO ONE is responsible for violence perpetrated against them, no matter what they wear, who they associate with, or who they are.
SlutWalk Tucson 2013 begins at the University of Arizona Women's Plaza of Honor (near Centennial Hall). We will begin gathering at 4:30pm and the march will start at 5. The march will go down University Boulevard, towards 4th Avenue, then towards Congress and will end at Fluxx Studio. After the march, everyone is invited to return to 4th Avenue for dinner, a speak out, and afterparty at Fluxx Studio & Gallery. If you cannot stay after the march, we will have transportation available to take you from Fluxx back to the University.
Families sing, listen to a reading of The Polar Express, have pictures taken with Santa in front… More