Performances This Week

ARM & HAMMER. Pima Friends Meeting House. 931 N. Fifth Ave. Hammer dulcimer player Anna Duff and guitarist Stefan George perform a mix of original and traditional instrumentals at 8 p.m. Friday, August 22, in celebration of the release of their new CD, A La Carte. Tickets are $5, available at the door, and refreshments will be served. Call 323-0704 for information.

Listings SUNSET DANCE PARTY. Old Tucson Studios. 201 S. Kinney Road. 883-0100. Old Tucson Studios continues the Saturday Sunset Dance Party with Latin Traditions, performing August 23. Concerts are at the Grand Palace Saloon from 7 to 11 p.m. Admission is $5. Call 883-0100, ext. 1, for information.

ZAP MAMA. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. 884-4875. Afro-Europop sensation Zap Mama performs at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, August 24. Tickets are $18 and $20, with a $1 student discount, available at Hear's Music, Antigone Books, and Zip's University. Call 327-4809 or 881-3947 for tickets and information.


AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT. The Arizona Repertory Singers seek sopranos, tenors and basses. Auditions conclude Tuesday, August 26. Prospective members should have choral experience and be able to read music. Call Kathleen Santo at 529-1502 to schedule an audition; or email for more information.

CIVIC ORCHESTRA. The Civic Orchestra of Tucson needs string players: violins, violas, cellos and especially basses. COT is a 60-piece volunteer symphony orchestra that provides free symphonic concerts to the community, with outreach programs for Tucson's youth. Come to a rehearsal and get acquainted. Rehearsals are from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesday evenings at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. Call Dr. Herschel Kreloff at 325-3002 for information.

DESERT VOICES. Male and female singers are invited to join Desert Voices for their upcoming concert season. Auditions are from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday, August 25. Regular rehearsals are from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Monday evenings. Audition appointments are required. Call 791-9662 for information.

FOOTHILLS WOMEN'S CHORUS. The Foothills Women's Chorus seeks new members for its upcoming 1997-'98 season. Auditions are not required, just a love of singing. Rehearsals are fun and relaxed, with an emphasis on musical quality. Performances include December holiday and Spring programs for various organizations and retirement communities. The group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning September 8, at the Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Road. Call 299-8214 or 531-8925 for information.

MUSICIANS' NETWORK. Be a part of the Tucson Musicians' Network, a local group dedicated to promoting the Tucson music scene. They are compiling a quarterly directory with names and contact information, with Internet presence and a monthly concert series in the works. Deadline for the fall directory is Monday, September 15. Call Brent at 795-5476 or visit, for more information.

SING ALONG. The Tucson Goodtime Singers are currently auditioning singers for their women's four-part harmony. Call 790-1813 for information. TW

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