JUICY TIP: Here's a welcome addition to the Happy Hour scene for the health-conscious: Enjoy delicious, light smoothies and healthy snacks at a "Super-Smoothie Social Hour," from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 23, at the Lotus Light Center, 3335 E. Grant Road. Cost is $3. Call 795-3000 for information.
SPICMACAY: Any way you pronounce it, this free performance of Indian dance brought to you by the UA chapter of the Society of the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Among Youth (SPICMACAY), is sure to be a unique addition to your weekend agenda. Dances will be in the Manipuri style, by renowned dancer and choreographer Guru Singhajit Singh and his troupe. See Collage for a detailed preview of the 7 p.m. performance scheduled for Saturday, June 24, at UMC Duvall Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave. Call 621-8387 for information.
FARMERS MARKETS: Spend a warm evening picking out some juicy summer produce from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 22, in the courtyard of Plaza Palomino, corner of Swan and Fort Lowell roads. Call 795-1177 for more information. Early risers can check out the Tucson Public Market in the parking lot of B&B Café, 135 S. Sixth Ave., every Saturday. This is a real farmer's market, with all vendors growing and producing their products. Call 792-2623 for information.
ALEXIE READS: Native American storyteller and author Sherman Alexie will read from and sign copies of his novel, Reservation Blues, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at Coyote's Voice Books, 16 S. Eastbourne Ave., in the Broadway Village Center. Reservation Blues is a "mythic and mystical tale of Coyote Springs, an all-Indian Catholic rock and roll band." This is a unique opportunity to hear selections from this lyrical montage delivered by the author himself. His reflections on cultural assimilation's impact on the relationship between Indian women and men create a painful, humorous and ultimately uplifting experience for his audience. Call 327-6560 for information.
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