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Broadway-Style Holiday Show Spreads Spirit across Tucson with 2 venues, 4
As 2011 winds down to an end, activities are cranked up to their fullest. The holidays are here, and with them comes a wealth of concerts, classes, plays and other events, most aimed at bringing smiles to people of all ages.
A Northwest Tucson resident who received a kidney and pancreas transplant in August is riding in the Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., this New Year’s Day.
Contributed photo, A portrait of the late Jim McCall is being used to create a “floragraph” for the Donate Life float in Saturday’s Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif. Jim died after a motorcycle accident in 1988, and his family donated organs that helped six people.
Contributed photo, Construction has begun on the Donate Life float, an entry in the 2011 Rose Parade. More details on the float are available at www.donatelifefloat.org. Information on giving is available at www.DonateLifeAZ.org or by calling 1-800-94-DONOR.
Entertainment for holiday at Northwest mall
Special to The Explorer
When the multinational cast of Up with People takes the stage at Mountain View High School in Marana this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 21 and 22, audience members can expect something for virtually every musical taste and interest.
Saturday, June 12, 2010, was like a diamond in a sea of rhinestone knockoffs.
February is a wonderful month in the Old Pueblo. The ponies are running at the Rillito Racetrack (tons of fun), the Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Bead show is all over town (literally tons of fun), The Rodeo Parade marches through (unique fun), and the Rodeo itself happens (those bulls weigh a ton or so), plus, if you really miss snow, you can head up the Catalina Mountains to Mount Lemmon.
Upcoming arts, entertainment and cultural events.
Take your pick.
June 28, 2006 - Brent Sinclair's normal seat during Oro Valley Town Council meetings is along Department Head Row, a stretch of counter next to the council dais where the top leaders of the town's bureaucracy perch.
April 20, 2005 - In July 2001, Pat Gremmler stood among a group of protesters and pickets at Arizona Portland Cement's corporate office in Glendora, Calif., where she voiced her concerns about the cement plant's emissions through a loud bullhorn.
Feb. 9, 2005 - Tucson will be the center of the rodeo world when, for the 80th straight year, the Fiesta de los Vaqueros comes to town Feb. 19 through 27. Better known as the Tucson Rodeo, this year's festival will feature 675 riders competing in more than a week's worth of professional and junior events from bull riding to mutton bustin.'
Perhaps one of the lasting legacies of being a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point is that you do not leave your experiences behind you.