Thursday, August 4, 2016

The Weekly List: 27 Things To Do in Tucson in the Next Seven Days

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Bakasana And Beer: It's Yoga hour at the Dragoon Taproom on select Saturdays hosted by Exude Yoga LLC. First come, first served. The event will run 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. on S Aug. 6. $5. Looking for something more intense? Head back the next day for Brewery Bootcamp because beer should always come after a workout. Dragoon is offering a full body regimen followed by post-exercise brews. All fitness levels can participate, bring your own mat, water, and sweat towel. (21+) 11 a.m. to noon. Aug. 7. $10 per person, includes one beer.  Dragoon Brewing Co., 1859 W. Grant Road #111. 

First Friday Summer Sale: The Food Conspiracy Co-op is offering 10 percent off all day Friday, August 5th with tunes and food included. Naim Amor will be playing from 6 to 8 p.m. The sale runs from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 5.  Food Conspiracy Co-op, 412 N. 4th Ave.

Twilight Farmer's Market: The first Friday of every month head over to Sycamore Park to buy produce, food, arts and crafts and enjoy music. 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 Sycamore Park, E. Sycamore Park Blvd.


Next + Direct: MOCA is hosting some spacey beats this weekend. Cobra Family Picnic, Jim Colby, RND1 and Wet Marble will all be performing at Next + Direct, a celebration of rhythm and sonic power. 7 p.m. Aug. 6. MOCA, 265 S. Church Avenue. Free for MOCA members, $5 for non-members. 

The Key Ingredients of African Soul: Get excited for the latest Key Ingredients of African Soul show, featuring songs written by Mike "Doc Twang" Olson and covers from Afro-pop legends such as Thomas Mapfumo, Tshala Muana and Cardinal Jim "Rex" Lawson. 7 p.m. Aug. 6. Monterey Court, 505 W. Miracle Mile. $5.

Cornelius Performs Fantasma: Japanese pop-noise savant Cornelius will be performing 1997 album Fantasma at the Rialto next Monday. The show will undoubtably give you some serious '90s nostalgia so consider picking up the vinyl reissue of the album to help ease your pain once the show is over. 8 p.m. Monday, Aug, 8. Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St. $26-$29.

Surfapalooza: Club Congress is gathering Arizona's finest surf bands (Grave Digger, Shrimp Chaperone, Big Galoot and The Surfboards) for an evening of fish tacos, cold beer and great music. It's gearing up to be a true blue surf party. Well, minus the beach. 21+. 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Free.


Lost World of Industrial Musicals: Comedian and writer Steve Young of The Late Show and The Simpsons is taking his collection of bizarre yet hilarious info-tainment films from sales meetings and conventions of the 50s, 60s, and beyond. He'll present his favorite musical shows along with his own commentary and two-cents. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 8 The Loft, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. General admission. 

The Third Man: Vaudeville Entertainment brings another silver screen classic through Downtown Noir. 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 7.  The Screening Room $3 

Cox Movies in the Park: Grab a blanket, buy some popcorn and a pop and enjoy Disney's Frozen. 7:45- 10 p.m. Aug. 5 Reid Park, 900 S. Randolph Way. Free 


Deep House Yoga for a Greener Earth: Spiritual Gangsta Yoga and Live Love Yoga are hosting some deep house and deep poses for eight weeks at the Food in Root St. Philip’s Plaza Farmers Market. The class is open to all experience levels and admission is by suggested donation. BYOMat. Aug. 7 8 to 9 a.m. St Philip's Plaza Farmers Market $5 suggested donation fitness 


Milagros: Contreras Galley opens Milagros with a reception on Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. featuring artists Lucia Bigalow, David Contreras, Neda Contreras, E. M. Contreras, Nina Duckett, Juan Enriquez, Jeff Litvak, Marcy Miranda Janes, Ruben Urrea Moreno, David Scott Moyer, Pauline Pedregon, Hector Perez, Carolyn Sotelo, Mano Sotelo and Martin Quintanilla. The exhibition runs from Aug. 6-27. 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 6. Contreras Gallery And Jewelry, 110 E 6th St. Free. 

Degrazi's Navajo Collection: The exhibition will feature scenes of daily life on the Navajo reservation, with 17 oil paintings dating from 1960 to 1966 depicting the Navajo people at work, tribal gatherings and on the trail. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continues through Jan. 25. DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Road.

Flight and Moving Water: The art exhibit by Lonedove, who has been a painter for more than 20 years. Through form, formlessness, color, pulsation and rhythm the audience will be able to enter into the natural world. varies Continues through Aug. 31 Kirk-Bear Canyon Branch Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Free.  

Sonoran Sizzle: Last chance to see the exhibition showcasing works by Wanita Christensen, Darlene LeClair, Susan Liby, Emely McConkey, Richard Rohrbough and David Thekan. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 7 Desert Artisans' Gallery, 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. Free. 

Sightlines: A group photography show courtesy of Etherton Gallery. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 30 Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Included with admission. 

Living River of Words: Local children share the view of the natural world in the exhibition of youth poetry and mix media art. varies Continues through Aug. 31. Murphy-Wilmot Branch Library, 530 Wilmot Road. Free.

Christmas Shoppe: Visit Diana's christmas shoppe for handmade holiday decor, including ornaments by tucson artisans, cards, and gifts. 10 a.m. to 6p.m. and Sun 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4 through Aug. 7 Madaras Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Rd. Suite 101 Free to window shop. 

Solo Exhibition by Glenn Thompson: Features a photographic journey, documenting 20 years of underwater adventures with over 30 fine art prints. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Through Aug. 28 Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Road. Free with museum admission. 


Pokémon GO in the Gardens: Nature loving Pokémon trainers, get excited. For a few hours this weekend, Tohno Chul is offering half price admission for all Pokémon GO players to their gardens (featuring 13 PokéStops and a gym) through the end of August. Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Half price admission. 

Twilight Thursdays: The Botanical Gardens are beautiful year-round, but the intense summer sun makes daytime summer visits a little more painful. Never fear! The gardens are open in the evenings on Thursday during the summer to help Tucsonans get their nature fix without instant dehydration. Thursdays through Sept. 15 5-8 p.m. Tucson Botanical Gardens $9, Free for members.


Cool Summer Nights: A popular summer program running every Saturday night this summer, this week's theme is insect insanity. Plus, check out the new stingray exhibit. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. August 6 Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Road Free with museum admission Family fun 

Beach Blanket Be-Bop! Grab your board and hang ten, because surf's up, enjoy the family friendly fun-filled musical comedy. 7- 9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 25. Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Orcale Road. $18.95.


Tucson Cabaret Open Mic: Vaudeville Entertainment Productions welcomes performers of all shapes and sizes and acts to The Screening Room stage for a free Open Mic performance. You can register online or at the door the night of Aug. 1. 7:30 to 10 p.m. The Screening Room. Free.

The Freedom League! In need of a good laugh? Head over to Gaslight Theatre and check out their latest production The Freedom League. Enjoy free popcorn as you boo the bad guys, yay the heroes and laugh during the show's opening weekend. Through Aug. 13. The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. $19.95.

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