Entertainment Magazine: Tucson: Events: November 2010

Tucson November 2010 Daily Events

Tucson in November is one of the more active times of the year. With the cooler evenings, there are still several major outdoor activities.

On November 5 through November 7, the 24th Annual Tucson Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games takes place at the Tucson Rillito Park. See below for more informaion on this and other events.

The St. Martin’s New Release Festival at the Sonoita Vineyards is held on Saturday November 13 from10am to 4pm. This 11th annual festival celebrates the release of new wines and blessing of the new vintage. No reservations are required. Admission is $15.00 per person.



Through December 31, 2010: Carnival of Illusion An Evening of Intimate Magical Wonders at Doubletree Tucson. This is a magical night out that transports you to a turn-of-the-century experience, Sarlot and Eyed present their Victorian-inspired magic show, $20-25, Fridays and Saturdays, 6 & 8:30 pm, 520-615-5299 or www.CarnivalofIllusion.com

Through November 6, 2010 is ATC's Tucson performance of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom by August Wilson. Directed by Lou Bellamy. Tucson: October 16 – November 6, 2010. Phoenix: November 11 – 28, 2010. It's 1927 and Ma Rainey, the Mother of the Blues, is getting ready to record the jazz songs that she sings like no one else.  As she strides into the recording studio, she squares off against a battling quartet of musicians, a tight-fisted producer and her manager who's just trying to keep the recording session on track. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, a gripping drama from Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright August Wilson, gives us a look at a time when even the most legendary singer of her day had to fight for every scrap of respect she could get. Starring renowned actor and recording artist Jevetta Steele as Ma Rainey. Contains mature themes and language. More on ATC's 2010-2011 season.

November 4-28, 2010: The Rogue Theatre presents GHOSTS by Henrik Ibsen. Directed by David Morden. Mrs. Alving's son has returned from Paris with a troubling fatigue. In the meantime she has been finishing the construction of an orphanage named in honor of her late husband. As the moment approaches to dedicate the children's home, secrets old and new are revealed and the family's foundations crumble away-a powerful, taut drama of legacy, love and betrayal. www.TheRogueTheatre.org

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November 4, 2010

Sarcoidosis Support Group The American Lung Association's Support Groups are for people who have been touched by lung disease: patients, their families, friends, and caregivers. Each support group offers education on a wide range of topics  and enables members to give and receive emotional support. 6pm. meetings are held at American Lung Association, 2819 E. Broadway Blvd. Call 520-468-7455 for more information.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

GREEK SPLENDOR FASHION SHOW, fashions, food, fun, & Philanthropy.  Saturday, November 6th, 2010 -reception 4:00 pm at 1145 E. Fort Lowell Rd  Hellenic Center Tucson Ariz. 85719.  Fashion Show featuring women's custom couture by Theodora,  men's fashions by Dillard's Tucson Mall.  Celebrity Guest Hosts: Chuck George and Kristi Tedesco.  Gourmet Food, Cash Bar, Live Auction, Shopping By Chance, Luxury Automotive Exhibit.  Tickets are $75   Call 520-888-0505 to reserve your tickets. All proceeds benefit St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church  Ministries.

Arizona Theatre Company, will host a two hour event titled, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: A Presentation. The lecture will take place at the University of Arizona on Saturday, November 6 from 3:00-5:00 PM in the Dorothy Rubel Room at the Helen S. Schaefer Building, also the UA Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen Street. Tickets are $20 and are available by submitting a reservation form found at http://humanities.arizona.edu/romeo

Old Pueblo Lapidary Club Silent Auction in Tucson. Nine tables will be randomly called and replenished every 15 minutes and equipment will go in the last hour, sponsored by Old Pueblo Lapidary Club, free, 9 am – 2 pm, 520-721-8452 or www.lapidaryclub.org

Sahuarita Arts & Crafts Festival held at the Rancho Sahuarita Master Planned Community. Joining SAACA's lineup of winter festivals, Sahuarita Winter Arts & Crafts Festival is sure to be an extremely successful event. SAACA has teamed up with one of the nation's fastest growing master planned communities, Rancho Sahuarita, to bring you one of the best arts & crafts festivals in the region. Up to 50 artists are slated to present and sell their work at the inaugural Sahuarita Winter Arts and Crafts Festival at the Rancho Sahuarita Clubhouse. The festival will feature the work of premier artisans who specialize in everything from oil paintings to sculpture, from rustic furniture to handcrafted jewelry. A children's activity booth will offer youngsters the opportunity to experience the festival's creative atmosphere, and the event will showcase an eclectic mix of vendor. www.sahuaritafestival.org

Sunday, November 7, 2010

21st Annual All Soul's Procession is a two-mile, human-powered procession that ends in the finalizing action of burning a large urn filled with the hopes, offerings and wishes for those who have passed, a celebration and mourning of the lives of our loved ones, 520-770-1533 or www.allsoulsprocession.org or  www.visitTucson.org

Monday, November 8, 2010

The White Buffalo will be coming through Tucson playing Club Congress on Nov 8 supporting his upcoming EP, Prepare for Black & Blue.  For a preview of his live "fierce physicality," check out this live, sunset video for the EP track "Into the Sun." The Prepare for Black & Blue EP will be coming out via Ruff Shod/Nettwerk Records, another release in a cannon that has garnered The White Buffalo fans across the country - he's sold over 20,000 physical copies of his last two releases based purely on word of mouth and his stunning live performances.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Better Breathers– COPD Support Group The American Lung Association's Support Groups are for people who have been touched by lung disease: patients, their families, friends, and caregivers. Each support group offers education on a wide range of topics  and enables members to give and receive emotional support. 6pm. meetings are held at American Lung Association, 2819 E. Broadway Blvd. Call 520-468-7455 for more information.

Arizona Basketball Alumni Foundation from 6:30pm to 9:30pm Elisabeth Geel presents a Night of Jazz at the Sheraton Hotel in Tucson. The evening will include a Jazz Concert, Art Show, Italian Buffet, Raffle Prizes, and drink specials. Part of the proceeds will go directly to the Arizona Basketball Alumni Foundation.Sheraton Hotel Tucson, 5151 E Grant Road.

Mondays

Introduction to close embrace (Argentine) tango. Group class every Monday night from 7:15 until 8:30, followed by a 90 minute guided practice session with experienced tangueros.  Singles, couples, and groups all welcome.  At The Hotel Arizona, 181 W. Broadway downtown (at Granada).   We’re a non-profit group.  Typical contribution is $5 per person.  Instructor is Ron Terrazas, trained in Argentina.  Now in our second year.  Casual dress, but wear snug leather sole shoes (so you can pivot).  You can dine before class at The Hotel Arizona bar, next to the dance area. For more details visit: www.tangotucson.info, or call 520-395-9355.

Weekend of November 2 through November 7, 2010

The Color Purple at the TCC Tucson Music Hall. A soul-stirring musical based on the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the moving film by Steven Speilberg, a landmark theatrical event, a celebration of love and a Broadway phenomenon, Grammy-nominated score featuring jazz, gospel and blues, 866-821-2929 or http://www.broadwayintucson.com

November 4-21, 2010

Rogue After Curfew The Now Theatre presents George Bernard Shaw's Overruled. Thursdays through Saturdays 10:30 P.M. Sundays 7:30 P.M. $10 at the door. After a romantic cruise around the world, the Lunns and the Junos are reunited to find that their spouses have found new lovers - each other's. Upon discovery, the two couples launch into a debate over society's notions of fidelity, the dangers of moral extremism, and love.   Written in 1912 by an author who was way ahead of his time, this short play sparkles with the delicious wit and repartee of George Bernard Shaw at his most playful. For more information, call 949-547-6067. Overruled is not part of The Rogue Theatre's season ticket package. www.TheRogueTheatre.org

November 5 through November 7, 2010

24th Annual Tucson Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games at the Tucson Rillito Park. Kilted bagpipe bands, Scottish, Irish, Cornish, Welsh music, dancing, food, athletic competitions, clan tents, vendors, military re-creations, Fri 10/31 Celtic Dinner on the Field and Ceilidh following, $5-12, Sat. 10 am – 10 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm, 520-807-9509 or www.tucsoncelticfestival.org

November 6 through November 7, 2010

Pima Academy Cup Horse Show Week 1 in Tucson - Pima County Fairgrounds is presented by Southwestern Fair Commission, 763-477-6023 or www.swfair.com

Saturday November 13, 2010

Sonoita Vineyards St. Martin’s New Release FestivalSaturday, 10am to 4pm Sonoita Vineyards presents its 11th annual festival celebrating the release of new wines and blessing of the new vintage. No reservations required. Admission is $15.00 per person which includes wine tasting with souvenir glass, food and wine pairings, conversation and barrel sampling with winemaker, vineyard tours, Sonoita cork magnet, live country western music and dancing. Lunch will be available from two local Sonoita restaurants at an additional cost. 3 miles south of Elgin at 290 Elgin-Canelo Road Elgin, AZ 85611520-455-5893. Read more about Sonoita Vineyards.

Celebrity Panel on Entertainment Industry. Entertainment professionals who got their start in Tucson return for forum. The public is invited to attend a forum on the state of the film industry taking place at Starr Pass on November 13, with a celebrity panel made up of Oscar Nominated Actor Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine, As Good as it gets, Sabrina) , Emmy Award Winning Producer Peter Murrieta (Second City, Greetings from Tucson), Studio Executives John Kilkenny (EVP Twentieth Century Fox) and Scott Stuber (Universal and Stuber Productions), Writer Benjamin Lobato (Stealing Home, Justified ,The Unit) and Talent Manager/Producer Matt Luber (Bride Wars, Even Almighty, Into the Blue ). The FREE event will cover The New State of the Entertainment Industry, is sponsored by The Hanson Film Institute and the Tucson Film Office, a Division of the Metropolitan Tucson Convention & Visitors Bureau, will take place Saturday, November 13 from 10:30 am to 12:30pm at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa. The forum The New State of the Entertainment Industry forum is free and open to the public, with free self parking. Visit the MTCVB website at www.visitTucson.org or call 1.800.638.8350 for further information, or call the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort at 520-792-3500.

3rd Annual Stop the Violence Poker Run to benefit Homicide Survivors Inc. Flavors of Fall: A Culinary Festival. 6:30-9:30PM at St.Phillip’s Plaza, $30 a ticket Join us for delicious food and drinks as well as music and a silent auction! Homicide Survivors, Inc. provides grief support, cemetery plot donations, assistance with funerals, financial assistance to help families attend trials, and a huge Christmas party for the children of these families each year.  Federal funds for crime victims have been greatly reduced due to the economic cutbacks. The need is greater than ever before to help raise money for Homicide Survivors’ Victim Assistance Fund.

3rd Annual VSO Show (Veteran Services Ops) to benefit the support of local Veterans Programs. Entertaining disabled veterans, active-duty military, local veterans and their families, as well as the community. Entry Donation Fees $5.00 each or 1 nonperishable food item each. All Veterans & Active Duty Free w/proper ID. Proper ID includes Military ID Active/Retired, DD214 & Picture ID, VA Med Ctr ID, Any Military Org ID including Aux ID & Picture ID. Remember all funds Donated go to help our local veterans and families. 25 miles West of I-19 on Ajo Highway (Hwy 86)VFW Post 10254. 10111 S. Sasabe Rd (Hwy 286). Three Point/Robles Junction. 520-822-5047.

La Encantada Performing & Fine Art Festival held at the La Encantada Upscale Shopping Center. The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) on Saturday, November 13, will hold its third-annual Performing and Fine Art Festival at La Encantada, featuring works by some of the finest artisans the region and nation has to offer. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 13, 2010. Artists and their works will fill the shaded courtyards and passageways at La Encantada, 2905 E. Skyline Drive. Among the mediums and genres featured at the one-day festival: pastels, oil paintings, watercolors, sculpture, mixed-media, photography, ceramics, jewelry and more. www.laencantadafestival.org

LAVA Music presents Ernest Troost at Abounding Grace Sanctuary. Ernest is an Emmy-award-winning film and television composer and a recipient of the prestigious Kerrville New Folk award for his songwriting.  His evocative style combines folk and Piedmont-blues-style-guitar-picking with timeless stories and colorful character portrayals drawn from the American past and present.   Abounding Grace is located at 2450 S. Kolb.  The show is from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Admission is $15, and RSVP’s are encouraged via email to [email protected], or call Bonnie at 520-647-3234.  Details are available at http://www.lavamusic.org

El Bike Swap de Tucson. On historic 4th Avenue, vendors set up on each side of the avenue, 520-323-9020 or www.bikegaba.org

Nacimiento Opening at La Casa Cordova. Traditional Mexican nativity scene showcases more than 400 earthen figurines, displayed at a restored adobe residence dating from the 1800s, recounts Bible stories for the holiday season, 520-624-2333 or www.TucsonMuseumofArt.org

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Everyone Runs TMC Fleet Feet Half Marathon, Saguaro Physicians 5K and 1 Mile Kids' Fun Run at Sabino High School. Saguaro Physicians 5K and 1 Mile Kids’ Fun Run. 7:15 am, www.everyoneruns.net

Janos Wilder, author, culinary entrepreneur and award-winning chef of Janos and J-Bar hosted fundraisers and friend raisers for three local groups dedicated to preserving native species. The most recent of these events created by the Janos Culinary Team is the annual dinner for the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum where guests will enjoy an exquisite meal while mingling with Desert Museum raptors and animals.
 
Wilder’s support of the region’s resources began nearly two decades ago with his first event held to raise funds for Native Seed Search, an organization which finds, cultivates and preserves indigenous crops and wild species of the Southwest.
 
Known for his pioneering work in Southwestern cuisine using French techniques and locally grown produce Wilder’s dinners are always an evening of exquisite tastes and delicious surprises. Wilder creates each aspect of the meal to highlight the bounty of native foods from the Sonoran Desert region.
 
It is important to support organizations that nourish and preserve our environment, our heritage and our culture, Wilder explained in his long-term commitment preserving native species and educating the public about the Desert Southwest. These fundraisers bring attention to the beauty and richness of the desert and to those who work to maintain it, he said.
 
Wilder’s culinary odyssey has brought the chef to national prominence as a trendsetter and originator in Southwest Cuisine. In 1990, he wrote the landmark cookbook, Janos: Recipes and Tales from a Southwest Restaurant. Wilder and his restaurants have received regional, national and international awards and accolades.
 
The Desert Museum is the nation’s leading outdoor living museum, featuring more than 300 species of native wildlife and 1,300 varieties of desert plants. The museum is located at 2021 N. Kinney Rd.  Call (520) 883-2702 or visit www.desertmuseum.org for more information.

November 10 through November 28, 2010

2 Across performed at the Invisible Theatre. This is the Southwest premiere of this comedy of crosswords and romance, this Off-Broadway comedy displays the twists and turns of love which knows no age, 520-882-9721 or www.invisibletheatre.com

November 10 through November 14, 2010

Tucson Fall Classic Horse Show held at the Pima County Fairgrounds. Presented by Southwestern Fair Commission, 763-477-6023 or www.swfair.com

November 13 through November 14, 2010

Yard Sale to Benefit Bikers for Babies Southern Arizona. Bob’s Posse Yard Sale benefiting Bikers for Babies Arizona.
A yard sale presented by Bob's Posse benefiting Bikers for Babies Arizona, a March of Dimes fundraiser. Items for sale will include household items, stereo equipment, furniture, clothes and motorcycle parts and lots of other fun stuff! Bikers for Babies is motorcycle ride that raises funds to benefit the March of Dimes mission to improve the health of babies. Riders enjoy a great ride knowing that their money is used to fund research and programs that help moms have full-term pregnancies and babies begin healthy lives. Saturday, November 13th from 9am - 2pm. Sunday, November 14th from 9am-2pm. Held at 1228 N. Catalina, Tucson, AZ. For contributions or questions contact Bob's Posse at 520-343-5338. www.facebook.com/bikersforbabiesaz.

31st Annual Southern Arizona Koi Association Koi Show at the Veterans Memorial Park. Auction, koi from all over the Southwest are on display and are judged, vendors of pond items and live fish, free, 10 am - 4 pm, 520-682-7697 or www.sakoia.org

Fall 2010 Open Studio Tour. Meet the artists creating their art in the Arts District, includes central Downtown area, the Warehouse District & adjacent neighborhoods, more than 100 studios will be open to the public, free, 11 am – 5 pm, 520-624-0595 or http://www.tucsonpimaartscouncil.org/

November 11-14, 2010

Arizona Theatre Company Presents The Acting Company and Guthrie Theater production of ROMEO AND JULIET by William Shakespeare. Tucson: November 11 – 14, 2010. Phoenix: November 4 – 7, 2010. Don't miss your chance to see ‘the greatest love story ever told' performed by two of America's premier classical theatre companies.  Shakespeare's brilliance was never brighter and more piercing than in this tale of young lovers who triumph over, and then fall victim to, two families at war. This masterpiece lives anew for every generation and paints a vivid picture of the moment when the intoxication of youthful passion soars highest. In poetic language unmatched by any writer, the story of two star-crossed lovers has never been so gripping, or so dangerous, as in this stirring new production. This is the second co-production of the renowned Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company, following on the success of last season's Henry V, which Christopher Isherwood of The New York Times called "Magnificent and unexpectedly moving." FIVE PERFORMANCES IN EACH CITY ONLY! All subscribers receive a discount on tickets to this exclusive engagement. More on ATC's 2010-2011 season.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Chocolate Jazz Business Networking Showcase. Tucson’s Largest Charity Business Networking Event of the Year!. Join TBC on Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at Doubletree at Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ from 3:00pm – 7:00pm as Tucson Business Connection hosts the Chocolate Jazz Business Networking Showcase. This is a Charity Event to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. This is the 2nd year TBC has put on a Chocolate Business Networking Showcase.Doubletree Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way, Tucson. Last year there were over 75 Vendors in the Business Expo and over 650 attendees. There is a suggested $10.00 Charity Donation at the door. Information can be found at www.ChocolateJazzNetworking.com.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

GOOD ROCKIN’ LIVE! A Salute to Sun Records and the Birth of Rock and Roll. Robert Shaw, Mr. Boogie Woogie, Steve Grams, Danny Krieger, Alex Flores, and Jon Westfall perform a special salute to SUN Records and the birth of Rock and Roll. This live concert event brings the early days of Rock and Roll to life! Starring national touring and recording artist Robert Shaw, who portrayed the roles of both Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash in the Chicago cast of Broadway’s smash-hit musical “Million Dollar Quartet”, international Dutch piano sensation Mr. Boogie Woogie, Arizona Blues Hall of Famers Steve Grams, Danny Krieger, and Alex Flores, and Gaslight theatre drummer Jon Westfall, the show tells the tale of how rock was born through the music and the stories of those who lived it. Tickets are $22 in advance and may be purchased online with a credit card or in the theatre office by cash or check. Please call 879-3925 to make arrangements to purchase in the office. If not sold out, tickets are $27 cash or check at the door on day of show. Contrary to its name, the
Vail Theatre of the Arts is actually in Tucson, not Vail. The Vail Theatre of the Arts is located on the southeast side of Tucson, 2 miles north of I-10 and 2 miles south of Valencia, about 1/2 mile east of Houghton on Mary Ann Cleveland Way. Turn at the entrance to Empire High School. Details and tickets are available at http://www.vtota.org.  For more information call Bonnie Vining at 520-879-3925 or email Bonnie at [email protected]

Kyle Eastwood Band, at the Sheraton Tucson hotel and suites, 5151 E. Grant Rd. 6:45pm -8:30pm Concert - Direct from Paris, France enjoy a special performance by Kyle Eastwood (son of film icon Clint Eastwood) and his extraordinary band. Jazz provided the soundtrack to bassist/composer Kyle Eastwood’s childhood. The eldest son of actor Clint Eastwood, Kyle’s annual family outing to the Monterey Jazz Festival and father’s affinity for the genre helped him realize that jazz was his true passion. Since then Kyle has received critical acclaim for 3 albums, toured worldwide, and composed music and soundtracks for several Clint Eastwood films including Flags of Our Fathers, Gran Torino, and Invictus, as well as Academy Award®-winning films Letters from Iwo Jima, Mystic River and Million Dollar Baby. Eastwood received a Golden Globe® nomination for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture for Gran Torino. Seating is limited. Purchase your tickets today!
$35 asba Members; $40 General Public – Price includes pre-show networking mixer, delectable food from Fire & Spice restaurant and world class concert by critically acclaimed bassist Kyle Eastwood. Seating is limited. Purchase your tickets today! www.asba.com or call 520.327.0222.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Many Mexicos: Vistas de la Frontera opens November 19, 2010 at the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona campus. An exhibition opening November 19 at Arizona State Museum strives to interpret the broad sweep of Mexican history from the Pre-Columbian period to today’s political shouting matches, all from the perspective of Arizona and the borderlands. Mon – Sat, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The exhibit will run for two years. www.StateMuseum.Arizona.Edu

Art With Heart Silent Auction to Raise Money For The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Art lovers and holiday shoppers alike will enjoy the upcoming Art With Heart silent auction. From 7 pm to 9 pm at the The Lodge on the Desert there will be home to a silent art auction showcasing artwork from artists across the country. The event includes fantastic food, fun raffle prizes, a cash bar, a live acoustic performance from local band Roll Acosta, and of course, beautiful artwork. Proceeds benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to fighting blood cancer. Art With Heart tickets are $12 per person in advance and $15 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased from Shannon Twilling at [email protected] or 971-0492 before November 15th. Lodge on the Desert is located at 306 North Alvernon Way, on the east side of Alvernon between Broadway Boulevard and 5th Street.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

LAVA Music presents a CD release concert to the Kevin Pakulis Band’s new rock CD, “Shadesville”.   The Kevin Pakulis Band is all about solid songwriting and great musicianship.  Kevin’s band members are Larry Lee Lerma on bass, Duncan Stitt on keyboards, and Ralph Gilmore on drums.  Their music is often referred to as Americana, the no man’s land where the lines between rock, blues, and country disappear.  Abounding Grace is located at 2450 S. Kolb.  The show is from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Admission is $10, and RSVP’s are encouraged via email to [email protected], or call Bonnie at 520-647-3234.  Details are available at http://www.lavamusic.org

Celluloid Pueblo: Western Ways Film Service and the Invention of the Postwar Southwest at the Arizona Historical Society. Jennifer Jenkins, Associate Professor, University of Arizona. View rare film reels from the Western Ways film collection, archived at the Arizona Historical Society. Dr. Jenkins examines this time capsule of the Southwest, and northern Mexico from the late 1930s to the late 1960s. For more information or to register, please contact Emily Spargo-Guererro at (520) 617-1153 or [email protected] or visit us online at www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org Free parking in the garage at the northeast corner of N. Euclid Ave. and E. 2nd St. Use E. 2nd St. entrance.

University Medical Center 28th Annual El Tour de Tucson presented by Diamond Ventures. At the Tucson TCC. Thousands of cyclists from around the world compete, perimeter tour with 109-, 80-, 66-, 35-, 4-, and ?- mile  courses, open to pros, fitness buffs, fun-lovers and kids, by Perimeter Bicycling Association of America, 520-745-2033 or www.pbaa.com

Tubac Balloon Festival and Glow. This is a one of a kind event which is sure to amaze all age groups. http://www.tubacballoonfestival.com/Tubac_Balloon_Festival/Tubac_Balloon_Festival.html

November 27, 2010

Olympian Apolo Ohno is currently on a book tour and will appear Antigone Books at 11 am on Friday, November 26th.  He will be there for one hour to sign books and take pictures with fans. 



November 2010 Events Index

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November 19 through November 20, 2010

29th Annual Holiday Craft Market at the Tucson Museum of Art. 120+ booths of juried work, including jewelry, metalwork, painting, pottery, ceramics, watercolors, food, free, 10 am - 5 pm, 520-624-2333 or http://www.tucsonmuseumofart.org/

November 20-21, 2010

Oro Valley ArtsFest Fine Art Festival in the Park will be held at ther Riverfront Park, Oro Valley. The Arts in the Park festival has garnered national recognition over the years for the quality and variety of artisans and entertainment it has brought to Oro Valley. Now in its 15th year, the event will prominently feature a fine-art marketplace, delectable gourmet foods and numerous activities catering to children and their families. Admission to the festival is free of charge. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 20, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, November 21. The venue, Cañada del Oro Riverfront Park, offers stunning views of the Santa Catalina Mountains and has easy-to-access walkways to and from the event area. Attendees can take in performances both days and browse a variety of art at this juried fine-art festival. Artists will exhibit and sell works in a variety of mediums, including: ceramics, fibers, glass, jewelry, mixed-media, paintings, photography and sculpture. www.orovalleyfestival.org

November 23 through November 28, 2010

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the TCC Tucson Music Hall. Smash hit Broadway musical, based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, classic musical love story, lavish sets and costumes and dazzling production numbers, 866-821-2929 or http://www.broadwayintucson.com.

November 26 through November 27, 2010

Holiday Nights at Tohono Chul Park. Music, home-baked cookies, shopping, holiday dining, stroll through thousands of twinkling lights, live music featuring Mark Holldaway and Will Clipman, Learn-to-Tango, Way Out West, Ballet Tucson, $10, 5:30-8:30 pm, 520-742-6455 or www.tohonochulpark.org

November 27, 2010-December 18, 2010

ATC: WOODY GUTHRIE'S AMERICAN SONG Songs and writings by Woody Guthrie. Conceived and adapted by Peter Glazer. Directed by Randal Myler Tucson: November 27 – December 18, 2010. Phoenix: December 30 – January 16, 2010. Bound for Glory, Nine Hundred Miles, This Land Is Your Land. We all know them and we've all sung them – songs about the open road, fighting for one's rights, and the beauty of nature.  Now meet the man that brought them all to life.  As he looked for work and his next meal, Woody sang the stories of a whole nation determined to survive the Great Depression.  Pull up a chair and join with us in discovering and celebrating the great American who gave our country its voice. Directed by Randal Myler, who brought ATC audiences Hank Williams: Lost Highway, It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues and Love, Janis. More on ATC's 2010-2011 season.

November 27-28, 2010

Native American Month Social Pow Wow and Indian Craft Market. This Event is always Thanksgiving Weekend each year and is open to the public! Admission - Free 8 from Noon to Dusk. Experience the life and history of several Indian nations at this event educating the public on American Indian culture and discover a culture richness that rivals anything from this continent. Be sure to bring your cameras and chairs. Food, crafts and dancing with dancers from many tribes 40 authentic Indian craft booths, children's activities, drum contest. Indian Craft Market & International Dancers. $7 plus a new unopened Christmas Toy, noon – dusk, 520-622-4900 or www.usaindianinfo.org

November 27, 2010 through December 18, 2010

Arizona Theatre Company takes us on a journey across America through the legendary songs of Woody Guthrie in the inspirational musical, WOODY GUTHRIE'S AMERICAN SONG. This Arizona premiere, directed by Randal Myler, who also brought ATC audiences Hank Williams: Lost Highway, It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues and Love, Janis, WOODY GUTHRIE'S AMERICAN SONG plays in Tucson at the Temple of Music and Art from November 27, 2010 through December 18, 2010. The Tucson media sponsors for the 2010-2011 Season are KGUN9, MIX-FM and Tucson Lifestyle.  Arizona Theatre Company's season sponsors are I. Michael and Beth Kasser. Read more about ATC's 2011 season.

Other Annual Events in November 2010


Detail information about these and other Tucson events in November 2010 will be coming soon. Dates for some of these Tucson events have not been set yet. Since they are annual events, follow the links to their web sites for updated information. Check the links to the web sites for updated information from the event sponsors. Tucson-area non-profit groups and community organizations can post Tucson event listings for free. Email your November Tucson event, presentation, workshop, family activities, etc. for consideration. Non-commercial listings only. Send your listing to [email protected].

21st Annual All Soul's Procession is a two-mile, human-powered procession that ends in the finalizing action of burning a large urn filled with the hopes, offerings and wishes for those who have passed, a celebration and mourning of the lives of our loved ones, 520-770-1533 or www.allsoulsprocession.org

24th Annual Tucson Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games. Rillito Park. Watch kilted bagpipe bands, Scottish, Irish, Cornish, Welsh music, dancing, food, athletic competitions, clan tents, vendors, military re-creations, Fri 10/31 Celtic Dinner on the Field and Ceilidh following, $5-12, Sat. 10 am - 10 pm, Sun 10 am - 5 pm, 520-807-9509 or www.tucsoncelticfestival.org

29th Annual Holiday Craft Market is held at the Tucson Museum of Art with 120+ booths of juried work, including jewelry, metalwork, painting, pottery, ceramics, watercolors, food, free, 10 am - 5 pm, 520-624-2333 or www.tucsonmuseumofart.org

31st Annual Southern Arizona Koi Association Koi Show held at the Veterans Memorial Park is an auctionof koi from all over the Southwest. The koi are on display and are judged, vendors of pond items and live fish, free, 10 am - 4 pm, 520-682-7697 or www.sakoia.org

6th Annual "Defender's of Our Freedom Annual Golf Event" held at Canoa Ranch Golf Club recognizing our Men and Women who have served and are now serving, benefits The Wounded Heroes Organization.

7th Annual Native Eyes Film Showcase features an array of contemporary Native American films and discussions with filmmakers, brings the best of new cinema made by the most talented indigenous filmmakers today, 520-626-9825 or www.statemuseum.arizona.edu/public

Annual Treasure House Estate Sale, 2010 Treasure House Location is a special sale of antiques, furniture, silver, china, collectibles and other decorative and household treasures, organized by the Tucson Museum of Art League to support the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, free, Sat. 10 am - 3 pm, Sun noon - 4 pm, 520-250-6680 or 520-444-2682 or http://tucsonmuseumofart.org/calendar/special_events.php

Autumn Run 3 Miler and Kids Fun Run is held at Purple Heart Park. This Autumn Run 3 Miler and Kids Fun Run - Purple Heart Park, 8 am, 520-820-6447 or http://taggrun.com/

El Bike Swap de Tucson is on historic 4th Avenue, vendors set up on each side of the avenue, 520-323-9020 or www.bikegaba.org

El Nacimiento Opening is at La Casa Cordova. This traditional Mexican nativity scene showcases more than 400 earthen figurines, displayed at a restored adobe residence dating from the 1800s, recounts Bible stories for the holiday season, 520-624-2333 or www.TucsonMuseumofArt.org

Everyone Runs TMC Fleet Feet Half Marathon, Saguaro Physicians 5K and 1 Mile Kids' Fun Run held at Sabino High School, Saguaro Physicians 5K and 1 Mile Kids' Fun Run - Sabino High School, 7:30 am, www.everyoneruns.net

2010 Open Studio Tour where you can meet the artists creating their art in the Arts District, includes central Downtown area, the Warehouse District & adjacent neighborhoods, more than 100 studios will be open to the public, free, 11 am - 5 pm, 520-624-0595 or www.tucsonpimaartscouncil.org

Holiday Nights at Tohono Chul Park. Enjoy music, home-baked cookies, shopping, holiday dining, stroll through thousands of twinkling lights, live music featuring Gabriel Ayala and Joe Bourne, $8, 5:30-8:30 pm, 520-742-6455 or www.tohonochulpark.org

Native American Indian Heritage Month Social Indian Craft Market held at Rillito Raceway Park. Indian craft market, pow wow contest, children's activities area, traditional food, exhibition dancing, craft demonstrations, $7 plus a new unopened Christmas Toy, noon - dusk, 520-622-4900 or www.usaindianinfo.org

Pima Academy Cup Horse Show Week 3 at Pima County Fairgrounds presented by Southwestern Fair Commission, 763-477-6023 or www.swfair.com

Saguaro Scramblers Dog Agility Show held at Pima County Fairgrounds. For more info about theSaguaro Scramblers Dog Agility Show event, 520-909-4511 or www.swfair.com

Thanksgiving Cross-Country Classic at Reid Park is a European-style 5K, separate men's & women's events, grass course, hurdle hay bales and water jumps, prizes including turkeys & pumpkin pies, 8 am, 520-325-5097 or 520-326-9383 or www.azroadrunners.org

Tucson Fall Classic Horse Show held at Pima County Fairgrounds and presented by Southwestern Fair Commission, 763-477-6023 or www.swfair.com

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