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Thursday, Sept. 18
A cool outdoor setting, lovely hors d’oeuvres and drink, and the music of Joe Bourne and the Cream of the Crop Band highlight A Night in the Canyon, a scholarship fund-raising event presented by the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Five high school students who earlier this month received scholarships from Youth on Their Own, a non-profit organization helping homeless youth graduate from high school, intend to attend Pima Community College.
A cool outdoor setting, hors d’oeuvres, drinks and the music of Joe Bourne and the Cream of the Crop Band highlight A Night in the Canyon, a scholarship fund-raising event presented by the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Here is a handy guide to all things crafty in the Old Pueblo during Arizona Beer Week.
Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain
The Tucson Jazz Society wraps up it's world class summer series at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort with the innovative jazz fusion and the electrifying showmanship of Sylvan Street on Sunday, Sept. 1 in the Grand Ballroom. Showtime is 7 p.m.
Sylvan Street will finish off the Tucson Jazz Society's summer series at Loew's Ventana Canyon Resort on Sept. 1.
Mark Winkler and Cheryl Bentyne will perform at Loew's Ventana Canyon Resort on July 5.
Platinum award winning jazz vocalist/lyricist, Mark Winkler meets Cheryl Bentyne, member of The Manhattan Transfer, and sparks fly. This duo is intent on proving how cool the West Coast Cool Jazz scene of the 50s still is. Together and separately they perform songs by Dave Brubeck, Chet Baker, Julie London and Bobby Troup and others, all the while weaving in never-before heard stories of the originators of "West Coast Cool." Prepare yourself for an unforgettable evening as these two hipsters send the music down as smoothly as an vodka martini on a warm summer night. This show is definitely a hit!
The sizzling Summer Series kicks off Memorial Day Weekend with Native American Music Award winner Gabriel Ayala. Gabriel played at President Obama’s Inaugural Ball, for Pope Benedict at the Vatican, and has performed at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum for the American Indian, and the ASU Kerr Cultural Center. His performance will include well known standards such as “Take Five,” “Spain” and “Caravan.” An accomplished guitarist with impeccable technique, Gabriel has melded his love of jazz to his classical and Flamenco training to create an exciting new twist to both genres which he calls JazzMenco.
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain