Events This Week

Listings BOOKMAN'S MUSICAL SHOWCASE. 1930 E. Grant Road. 325-5767. Acoustic blues singer/songwriter Mitzi Cowell performs from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, August 16, accompanied on bass by Beverly Seckinger. Call Christopher Stead at 325-5767 for information.

COURTYARD CONCERT SERIES. Plaza Palomino. Fort Lowell and Swan roads. JAKA gives a World Beat dance concert of marimba music 8 p.m. Saturday, August 15. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 day of show, available in Plaza Palomino Suite 219, Hear's Music and Piney Hollow. There's a $1 discount for KXCI members. Call 297-9133 for information.

DESERT BLUEGRASS JAM. Texas T-Bone Restaurant. 8981 E. Tanque Verde Road. The Desert Bluegrass Association invites the public to play, sing or just listen,
4 p.m. Sunday, August 16. Call Wilbur Welsh at 743-7086 for information.

JESSE COOK CONCERT. Berger Performing Arts Center. Berger Performing Arts Center. 1200 W. Speedway. Rumba Flamenco Guitarist Jesse Cook performs at 8 p.m. Friday, August 14. Tickets are $16, available at Hear's Music or call WXSW at 1-888-278-9212.


FEMALE SINGERS WANTED. The Tucson Horizon Chorus seeks new members. Meetings at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Catalina United Methodist Church. Prior experience is not required. Call Julie at 887-6150.

MUSICIANS WANTED. The Catalina Chamber Orchestra seeks experienced orchestral musicians for their 1998-'99 season. Call 624-0170 to schedule an audition.

MALE SINGERS WANTED. The Sons of Orpheus all male choir seeks singers for their 1998-'99 season. No audition required. Call Grayson Hirst at 621-1649 for information.

VOICE LESSONS. The Tucson Horizon Chorus, in conjunction with Pima Community College, offers Vocal Development for Women at 7 p.m. every Tuesday from September 8 through 29. Call 206-6468 to register.

BAND CLASSES. Desert Cove Christian Church. 6163 S. Midvale Road. Desert Cove School of Music offers band, orchestra, keyboard, guitar, voice and preschool music and movement classes for all ages. Cost ranges from $25 to $40 per month, plus enrollment and materials. Private instruction on piano, strings, guitar and band instruments is available. Call 888-3352 or 887-4266 for information.

FOOTHILLS WOMEN'S CHORUS. A group of women who love to sing, no auditions required, meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays in the Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Road. Spring programs include Broadway tunes, pop music and old favorites, performed in front of various organizations and retirement communities. For more information, call 888-1737 or

TUNE CATCHERS. The Tune Catchers, an a cappella women's chorus, meets at 7 p.m. Mondays in the music room of the Fountain of Life Lutheran Church, 710 S. Kolb Road. New members are welcome. Call 325-0655 for more information.

UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY CHORUS. The University Community Chorus, which includes members of the community as well as University of Arizona students, faculty and staff, welcomes new members for its 1998-99 season. Interested singers should attend the first rehearsal on Tuesday, August 25. There's a $15 administrative fee. Contact Dr. Steven M. Zielke at 621-8651, or email, for information.

WEST AFRICAN DRUM. Learn the rhythms of Guinea and Mali in a relaxed atmosphere. Beginning and intermediate classes are now forming. Hour-and-a-half classes meet once each week. Cost is $40 per four-week session, or $12 per class. Registration is ongoing. Contact Martin Klabunde (206-9250) or email for information. TW

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