SPECIAL EVENTSEvents This Week
DOWNTOWN SATURDAY. Downtown Tucson comes alive in the cool of the evening on Saturday, June 20. Events this week feature Pulse, the World Music Ensemble, celebrating their 10th anniversary from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Ronstadt Transit Center. Gat-Rot, Sanguinary and Grudgeholder rock for teens from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Main Library Plaza, 101 N. Stone Ave. Folk Festival fave Teri Tenace performs from 7 to 10 p.m. on the Fifth Street stage; and don't miss the Tucson Musician's Showcase at Winsett Park on north Fourth Avenue. Most events will surround the Ronstadt Transit Center from 7 to 10 p.m. For information on other events, stop by the booth on Sixth Avenue and Congress Street during DSN hours; or call the Arts District Partnership in advance at 624-9977.
FUNNY LADIES. Laffs Comedy Club. 2900 E Broadway. The third-annual Funny Women Comedy night is an evening of entertainment by professional comedians, staged to benefit women's programs at the YWCA of Tucson. Show time is 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 23. Tickets are $35 per person ($25 is tax deductible), or $280 for a table of eight ($200 is tax deductible). Call the YWCA 884-7810 for tickets and information.
MOON STROLL. The Valley of the Moon. 2544 E. Allen Road, north of Prince and east of Tucson Boulevard. Wander at your leisure through the gardens, pools, caverns and pathways from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays in June, July and August. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted for the restoration of this Arizona Historic Registry site. Call 323-1331 for information.
POOL OF FUN. The Tucson Parks and Recreation Department sponsors several opportunities for free summer fun for families and teens at municipal pools. Friday night teen pool parties meet from 7:30 to 11 p.m. through August 7. Family Dive-In Movie Nights are held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays through August 8. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 791-4873 for detailed scheduling information.
RALLY FOR FATHERS. Udall Park Amphitheater. Bring a dad and a blessing to the first international Rally for Fathers from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 21. Planned events include a drumming circle, moment of silence, a blessing ceremony, and a "sharing of the stories of our fathers." Event is free, and sponsored by the Man Kind Project and New Warrior Arizona. Call 884-8566 for information.
SAN JUAN CELEBRATION. Tucson Museum of Art. 140 N. Main Ave. 624-2333. In celebration of San Juan's Day (Wednesday, June 24), the museum will offer an evening of storytelling; nine tale-tellers spin yarns in the TMA Plaza from 6 to 9 p.m.
VIDEO TENSIONS. The UA Media Arts Department presents "VideoFUTURES: The New McLennium," a series of alternative and experimental videos by Mindy Faber, as part of the VideoTENSIONS '98 summer series. Screening is free and begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18, in the UA Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Building Auditorium, Room 202, at Speedway and Mountain Avenue. Faber will give an additional screening at 8 p.m. Friday, June 19, at the Screening Room; see Film Times section for titles. Tickets for this screening will be $4. Call 621-7352 for more information about the series.
TALK-SHOW AUDIENCE NEEDED. You're invited to participate in It's About You, a show about relationships taped live from 7:30 to 9 p.m. every Saturday. For information on how you can participate, contact Barbara Van Deist at 299-2708.
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