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Arizona Opera brings a brand new production of Mozart's The Magic Flute to the stage March 7th at 7:30 pm and March 8th at 2:00 pm in Tucson Music Hall, Tucson.
With its multitude of banjos, myriad of ukuleles, and mass of every other staple instrument under the sun, The Folk Shop on 2525 N. Campbell Ave. has become somewhat of a local legend, appealing to professional virtuosos and first-time musicians alike.
The Oro Valley Marketplace was set alight with the bright faces of hundreds of children and their parents, each anticipating the arrival of the big man in red himself.
Marana will hold their annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 6.
The music makers at Casas Adobes Congregational Church UCC are preparing for a season of song including a jazzy version of “Hurry to Bethlehem” by Don Besig to accompany the traditional children’s pageant on Dec. 14.
In an effort to make the event more memorable the town of Marana has made some changes to their annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Marana Municipal Complex.
Join the Oro Valley community for a festive evening of live entertainment, activities for children, free refreshments, the lighting of the OV Holiday Tree and a special appearance by Santa on a Golder Ranch Fire truck. The event will be held Friday, Dec. 5, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oro Valley Marketplace (on the southwest corner of Oracle & Tangerine).
Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6 the annual Tubac Luminaria Nights will commence in song at the Tubac Plaza Main Stage. Starting at 6 p.m. both nights, The CosmoKids Choir will open the evening with a short set of children’s Christmas carols.
Tucson Medical Center presents Enchanted Snowfall, an all-time favorite event for the holiday season at La Encantada Shopping Center. With a new 28-foot holiday tree in the main courtyard, families can see live snowfall every Friday and Saturday evening at 6 p.m. with an encore show at 6:45 p.m., from Nov. 28 until Dec.20. All shows will be open to the public, and admission is absolutely free. Photographers and camera crews are welcome.
Marana announces the appointment of Jeremy Knight as its new Director of Music. A Tucson native, Knight is a professional singer, music teacher, and choir conductor with a Bachelor of Arts in Music. He has taught music privately and in schools for over ten years, and previously conducted a local Episcopal Church choir.
The recent Chinese Culture Festival, organized by the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, featured lectures and workshops on acupuncture and food therapy by clinicians and researchers from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Oro Valley Mayor Dr. Satish I. Hiremath will offer his fifth State of the Town Address at a luncheon Friday, Sept. 12, starting at 11:45 a.m. at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort in Oro Valley.
The Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona (CIUA) is excited to present the third Annual Chinese Culture Festival September 20-28, 2014 in Tucson, AZ. This year is the tenth anniversary of the establishment of Confucius Institutes around the world. We will join other Confucius Institutes to hold a Confucius Institute Day as the opening of the 2014 CIUA Chinese Culture Festival. Special lectures on Chinese concepts of time and on Confucius as an historical figure will be presented by faculty from the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona. The theme of this year’s Festival is “Health Promotion and Wellness.” In addition to our annual language competition, culture exhibition, concert, and Chinese martial arts demonstration, we will present a special Chinese food therapy dinner lecture, a professional workshop on traditional Chinese medicine, and a lecture on acupuncture and health by faculty from leading universities of Chinese medicine in China. Tucsonans are guaranteed a rich cultural experience; Last year, over 3000 Arizonans participated in the CIUA Chinese Culture Festival.
The Tucson Girls Chorus is proud to enter its 29th year providing music education to girls in the Tucson community and surrounding areas. On Saturday, August 16th, the TGC will have a free Open House from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the main rehearsal hall located at 4020 E. River Road, just inside the Mehls Foothills Park. We will open our rehearsal hall to new members who have a passion for singing and want to learn more about our program, the different level of choirs, and the possibility of registering and auditioning for entrance into the TGC. The registration fee will be waived for girls that attend and enroll at the Open House.
Pima Community College Center for the Arts announces its 2014-2015 Season: ENCORE! The new season follows on the back of last season’s record attendance with the goal of delivering an eclectic and interesting selection of Pima’s theatre, music and dance performances; gallery exhibits of contemporary works by national and regional visual artists; and special events worthy of ovation. The Center for the Arts complex, situated on PCC’s West Campus, consists of the Proscenium Theatre, the Black Box Theatre, the Recital Hall and the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery.
Fox Tucson Theatre, the crown jewel of downtown, proudly serves Southern Arizona as the major center for arts, culture and community events. Originally, a pristine 1930’s movie palace and vaudeville stage, the Fox has been meticulously restored to its original Southwestern Art Deco grandeur. With state-of-the-art acoustic and visual technology, the theatre hosts classic Hollywood films, local and regional film premiers and festivals, community events, and is an unrivaled setting that attracts professional, high quality shows and concerts.
The senior choir members perform at Casas Church during Pusch Ridge Christian Academy’s graduation on May 23.